Thursday November 19, 2009
CES iLounge Pavilion Sells Out in Record Time; Space
Quadrupled to Accommodate Customer Demand
2010 CES iLounge Pavilion to Feature Largest Display of iPod, iPhone and Mac Technologies in Show History
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced that the iLounge® Pavilion, a unified iPod®, Phone® and Mac® exhibition area at the 2010 International CES®, has quadrupled in size since its official launch last week. The iLounge Pavilion, co-sponsored by CEA and iLounge.com, will feature manufacturers and retailers of iPod and iPhone accessories, related products and services, and based on requests from vendors, will now grow to include leading Mac developers and retailers as well. Owned and produced by CEA, the 2010 International CES, the worlds largest tradeshow for consumer technology, is scheduled for January 7-10, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
We have received an incredible response from companies interested in exhibiting in the iLounge Pavilion at the 2010 International CES, said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, events and conferences, CEA. In fact, the original space allocated for the pavilion sold out in less than one week a CES show record and weve quadrupled the space to accommodate the overwhelming demand. This exciting new CES Pavilion brings momentum to the consumer technology industry and reinforces the International CES as the global hub for the latest innovative technologies.
Leading Apple developers and retailers are excited to have such an outstanding stage at the 2010 International CES, said Jeremy Horwitz, editor-in-chief, iLounge. Whether they're showing off iPod accessories, iPhone applications, or the latest and coolest new Mac products, they know that they'll find the world's largest audience at this great new pavilion.
The iLounge Pavilion, originally floored with 4,000 net square feet of exhibit space which sold out in the first week following the launch, has increased to 18,000 net square feet. Exhibiting companies in the 2010 CES iLounge Pavilion, which will be housed in the Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall 2, include Griffin Technology, Mobis Technology, Pro Clip USA, Scosche, Incase Designs, Incipio Technologies, iSkin and GelaSkins.
Companies interested in exhibiting in the iLounge Pavilion at the 2010 International CES should contact Tira Gordon, National Account Manager for CES, at tgordon@CE.org.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $172 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,200 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also sponsors and manages the International CES Where Entertainment, Technology and Business Converge. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEAs industry services. Find CEA online at www.CE.org.
iLounge is the world's leading independent resource for information on Apple's iPod, iPhone, and iTunes, as well as their accessories and software. As the respected publisher of annual, multi-million-copy Buyers' Guide and Book publications, iLounge has focused on Apple's digital media initiatives since 2001, maintaining the most comprehensive archives of information, forum discussions, and photography on these products. iLounge's prestigious annual "Best of Show" Awards are issued solely on the basis of merit to the industry's leading products and companies, and will be exclusive to the International CES in 2010. Find iLounge online at www.iLounge.com.
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With more than four decades of success, the International CES reaches across global markets, connects the industry and enables CE innovations to grow and thrive.
The International CES is produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the consumer technology industry. CEA represents more than 2,000 corporate members involved in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and integration of consumer electronics products. All profits from CES are reinvested into industry services, including technical training and education, industry promotion, engineering standards development, market research and legislative advocacy.