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Start Your Engines, The Race is On to CES Asia 2016


Vehicles are greener, safer, smarter and more connected than ever before. CES Asia™ 2016 attendees will see these trends and more of the latest in vehicle innovation, with 27 automotive and related companies already signed up to exhibit at Asia’s premier event for consumer technology. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ , formerly the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, and co-produced by Intex Shanghai, CES Asia will run May 11-13, 2016, in Shanghai, China.

“The intersection between tech and automobiles is at an all-time high as in-vehicle communications make cars safer and drivers more connected, “ said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association. “The future of mobility is at our fingertips with advancements in gesture controls and autonomous driving features, all while being eco and energy efficient. And it all will be at CES Asia.”

Key vehicle technology exhibitors include: BMW, Cobra Electronics, Continental, Mercedes-Benz, NavInfo, Peiker, Pioneer, OnStar/Chevrolet, TE and Volvo.

“Over the years, CES has become a show that leading auto manufacturers simply must attend, which reflects the rapid development of automotive electronics and in-car multimedia technology,” said OnStar/Chevrolet. “As the most influential trade show in consumer technologies, CES Asia has attracted the attention of many well-known automotive companies. This year, Shanghai OnStar is participating in the show with Chevrolet and will showcase the latest technologies for their Mobile App, Gesture Control App, automated driving technology and innovative technology for onboard telematics and smart household.”

In addition to exhibits on the show floor, CES Asia will feature two vehicle technology conference sessions in the Kerry Hotel.

  • Breakthroughs in Autonomous Vehicles : Features a panel discussion focused on the challenges associated with autonomous driving regulations in China.
  • Connected Car : Explores the profound impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) on the driving experience. How do these new technologies affect the Asian marketplace and what automotive innovations can consumers look forward to?

More than 250 companies representing 20 countries across 15 product categories have already signed up to exhibit at CES Asia, including notables like 360, Hisense, Huawei and Intel. Visit for more information and to register.

Note to Editors: Journalists traveling from outside of China will require a J-1 or J-2 visa. For questions about exhibiting at CES Asia, contact Brian Moon at or +1 703-907-4351.

About Consumer Technology Association:

Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM, formerly Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)© is the trade association representing the $287 billion U.S. consumer technology industry. 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 CES Asia:

Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM and co-produced by Intex Shanghai, 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 CE 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 CE industry.

About Intex Shanghai:

Intex Shanghai Co., Ltd is the sub joint venture company of CCPIT (China Council for the Promotion of International Trade) Shanghai, which started 1992 and jointly invested by Shanghai Hongqiao E&T Development Zone United Development Co., Ltd., CCPIT Shanghai and Istithmar P&O Estates FZE. Intex owns venue in Shanghai, and manages various exhibition venues outside of Shanghai, and also organizes and co-organizes about 10 international trade shows in China as a prominent producer of international tradeshows. Intex Shanghai is the vice chairman of SCEIA, the Deputy Director of CAEC and the member of UFI, and has a stand-out reputation in the domestic exhibition industry. Find Intex Shanghai online at


  • Winter Break - Register
    March 21-24, Park City, UT
  • Technology & Standards Spring Forum - Register
    April 4-8, San Diego, CA
  • CES on the Hill – Register
    April 19, Washington, DC
  • Digital Patriots Dinner - Register
    April 20, Washington, DC
  • CES Asia 2016 – Register
    May 11-13, Shanghai, China
  • CEO Summit
    June 21-24, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Innovate!
    September 20-22, San Jose, CA
  • CES Unveiled Prague
    October 20, Prague, Czech Republic
  • CES Unveiled Paris
    October 25, Paris, France
  • CES Unveiled New York
    November 10, New York, NY
  • CES Unveiled Las Vegas
    January 3, Las Vegas, NV
  • CES 2017
    January 5-8, Las Vegas, NV

Contact information

Consumer Technology Association (CTA)
Allison Fried, 703-907-7603
Krista Silano, 703-907-4331

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