Show producer CTA's executives look ahead to the January confab
The annual gala honoring our industry's luminaries
The 2014 International CES spans nearly two million square feet, features about 3,200 exhibitors and hosts 150,000 visitors. That’s quite a contrast to when Karen Chupka, CEA’s senior vice president for CES and for corporate business strategy, left a D.C. lobbyist group to join the association back in 1989 as the show’s registration coordinator.
According to Karen Chupka, Senior Vice President of Events, nine of the top ten automakers will be displaying their wares at the event. The list was rattled off too quickly to see who the missing offender was. But our ears are to the street.
The Consumer Electronics Association said Monday that the next generation of Ultra HD technology will be showcased in January at International CES, with the technology featured both in exhibitor booths and in conference programming.
At its annual CES Press Preview in New York Monday, CEA president and CEO Gary Shapiro announced a $50,000 donation to the American Red Cross, in order to assist those affected by Hurricane Sandy in New York and New Jersey. Shapiro, along with CEA conference chief Karen Chupka, shared news about the 2013 International CES.