Thursday November 19, 2009
International CES Issues Call for Conference Speakers
The International CES®, the worlds largest consumer technology tradeshow, today issued its Call for Speakers for the 2010 International CES, which will run January 7-10 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
With more than 200 conference sessions planned, the International CES conference program unites the industrys most respected experts to address the latest trends, strategies and profit opportunities emerging in consumer technology. More then 100,000 attendees including content, home theater, in vehicle and wireless developers, corporate buyers and retailers, consumer technology manufacturers, media, analysts and venture capitalists from 130 countries attend CES.
Speaker proposals will be accepted through July 8, 2009. Proposals can be submitted online at: http://www.cesweb.org/cfs
Topics for the 2010 International CES conference program include:
Due to the number of sessions offered and the need for a balanced program, a limited number of presenters will be accepted. All proposals will be considered based on industry representation, professionalism, prior public speaking experience and relevance to session topics. Sales pitches and product-specific sessions will not be considered. Proposed presenters will be notified of their acceptance status at the end of September.
CEA also is introducing a new CEA Speaker Ready Room management tool created to serve as a central resource to allow speakers and speaker candidates to respond to the International CES Call for Speakers, share interest in CEA speaking opportunities and manage speaking schedules through a personalized Speaker Ready Room Profile.
Show management will work with speakers on all logistical, operational and promotional aspects of the session. Speakers are required to prepare and reproduce presentation materials, including handouts or related materials and topic outlines. All hotel and travel expenses are the responsibility of the presenter.
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.
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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.