Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®
Karen Chupka is senior vice president of events and conferences for the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). She oversees the sales, marketing, production and management of CEA's events and conferences including its annual tradeshow, the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the world's largest tradeshow for consumer technology.
Each January in Las Vegas, more than 2,700 exhibitors fill more than 1.8 million net square feet of exhibit space and showcase their latest products and services to more than 130,000 attendees at the International CES. Under Chupka's leadership, the International CES was named the largest tradeshow in North Amercia by Tradeshow Week for several years. It was also named by Tradeshow Week as one of the fastest 50 growing shows in 2003.
Chupka has been with CEA for 20 years and has held numerous roles within the organization including vice president of business development, director of industry relations and education and director of marketing for the International CES.