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Major Brands 3M, Baidu and Continental to Return to CES Asia 2019 after Resulting Business Gains at This Year’s Event

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CES Asia is on trajectory for continued growth with major brands already committed to CES Asia 2019. Leading brands, including 3M, Audio-Technica, Baidu, Continental Automotive Holding, Digital China, Fossil/Misfit, Horizon Robotics, Libratone, Monster, NavInfo, Onkyo, OtterBox, PICO, Suning and Wacom will all return following the success of CES Asia 2018. CES Asia 2019 will return to Shanghai, China, June 11-13, 2019.

As one of the fastest growing tradeshows in Asia, CES Asia 2018 wrapped in June 24 percent larger than its 2017 footprint and two and a half times larger than its inaugural show in 2015. A record 500+ companies exhibited at CES Asia 2018 to showcase the latest in consumer technology across 20 product categories – from Artificial Intelligence (AI) and augmented & virtual reality (AR/VR) to 5G Connectivity and vehicle tech. More than half of the companies were first time exhibitors, including: Alibaba A.I. Labs, Bose, BYTON, Foxconn, Kia, Leapmotor, Lenovo and LG Electronics.

From extensive conference programming and a record-setting show floor with every major and emerging industry represented, companies both large and small discovered the exclusive benefits of CES Asia. Over 20 announcements for products and partnerships were made during this year’s show. Major business deals and partnerships include Baidu and BMW announcing their co-op to develop next generation smart solutions, connecting vehicles with smart home devices, and Miffy Chen, Head of Alibaba A.I. Labs, announcing her company’s next generation plans, in a joint effort with MTK and SIG, to begin production of their Bluetooth mesh chip - the first of its kind – starting at $1 USD per chip.

“Huawei collaborated for the first time with ZOL at CES Asia. Its product Pro20 received extensive exposure while CEO Kevin Ho’s keynote speech drew a lot of attention,” said the Huawei Consumer Business Group.

In automotive, Leapmotor Technology announced strategic partnerships with Amap and Teld. Amap to provide support in hardware, software and big data, and Teld to jointly build 80 million charging stations in China. Honda announced the Honda Xcelerator project, which aims to cooperate with innovative enterprises worldwide including ScentRealm, Tactual Labs and WayRay.

Developments in AI were showcased throughout the show, paving the way for change in many unique industries, healthcare, sports and hospitality to name a few. Hisense Chairman Zhou Houjian introduced the company’s new AI technology developed specifically to provide an interactive, individualized sports-viewing experience for the World Cup.

CES Asia is a global stage for startups and more than 100 startups exhibited in Startup Park at CES Asia 2018 from 15 different countries and regions looking for investors, partnerships and global media coverage. Exhibit space selection in Startup Park will take place Fall 2018.

“This wonderful three-day journey, marked by numerous events and gatherings, was the opportunity for French companies to discover the Chinese market, meet local and French entrepreneurs, and shine on the exhibition floor!” said Stephane Monsallier, La French Tech Shanghai co-founder.

Exhibitors used the global platform of CES Asia to launch major products and services:

  • Baidu Intelligent Vehicle and BMW China - cooperation of V2H (Vehicles to Home)
  • BYTON - New concept car, the Byton K-Byte
  • Cadillac - Super Cruise, the first hands-free driving system for the highway
  • Hanergy - Thin-film solar charging pack and the thin-film solar backpack
  • Hohem - New generation of stabilizers, iSteady Pro and iSteady Mobile
  • Honda The Honda Xcelerator Project to cooperate with enterprises worldwide
  • Kia - Provide broader solutions and reinforce its concept of “Mobility-ACE”
  • Leapmotor Technology - Partnership with Amap and Teld for charging stations
  • Libratone - New generation of ZIPP 2 smart wireless audio
  • Mercedes-Benz - MBUX, user experience system based on AI
  • Mitsubishi - EMIRAI4Electrification and xAuto display latest vehicle innovations
  • Morpx - MoonBot, AI educational robot kit with vision recognition technology
  • PowerVision - Power Dolphin, new generation of underwater robot
  • SENSETHINK Technology - SENSEPLAY FPV Car Series, an AR/VR driving experience
  • Shadow Creator - Action OneShadow VR and New Air 2, all-in-one AR viewing tech
  • Suning - Magic Mirror and Biu Speaker with media demos

To revisit the show and experience highlights from CES Asia 2018, visit CESAsia.com.

To exhibit at CES Asia, contact Brian Moon at bmoon@CTA.tech or +1 703-907-4351.

About CES Asia:

Owned and produced by the International CES (Shanghai) Exhibition Co. Ltd. and co-produced by Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd (Shanghai Intex), CES Asia is the premier event for the consumer technology industry, showcasing the full breadth and depth of the innovation value-chain in the Asian marketplace. Key global businesses come to this new event to grow and reinforce their brand by showcasing the latest products and technologies to consumer tech industry executives, foreign buyers, international media and a limited number of consumers from China. Attendees have exclusive access to some of the largest brands from China and around the world, while celebrating the innovation that defines the consumer technology sector.

About International CES (Shanghai) Exhibition Co. Ltd. and CTA:

International CES (Shanghai) Exhibition Co. Ltd. is a wholly foreign-owned enterprise by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), a trade association representing the $377 billion U.S. consumer technology industry, which supports more than 15 million U.S. jobs. More than 2,200 companies – 80 percent are small businesses and startups; others are among the world’s best known brands – enjoy the benefits of CTA membership including policy advocacy, market research, technical education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CTA also owns and produces CES® – the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Profits from CES are reinvested into CTA’s industry services.

About Shanghai Intex:

Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd was originally the exhibition organizing business of Shanghai Intex, a pioneering exhibition organizer established in 1995. Shanghai Intex is jointly overseen by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Shanghai and PNO Exhibition Investment (Dubai) Limited. Starting in 1998, Shanghai Intex has organized over 100 trade shows and conferences with a sum total exhibition space in excess of 2 million sqm. Shanghai Intex is comprised of professional teams with a wealth of experience in organizing major international events, covering the creative industry, healthcare, lifestyle, advanced manufacturing and consumer electronics.

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Contact information

Consumer Technology Association
Teresa Hsu, 703-907-5259
thsu@CTA.tech
www.CESAsia.com
or
Bernice Morquette, 703-907-7651
bmorquette@CTA.tech
www.CES.tech

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