CEA released the 2013 Sustainability Report, highlighting industry progress and leadership on green initiatives
Custom Integrators Transform Homes into TechHomes During Home Improvement Month
Gary Shapiro Delivers Keynote at The Next Web Conference Europe
Tablet Ownership Rates Continue to Increase, According to CEA’s Quarterly Tablet Report
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® congratulates Kacie Hackett, specialist, CES conferences, CEA, for being selected as a member of the Professional Convention Management Association’s (PCMA) 2015 class of 20 in their twenties. The 20 in their twenties program, supported by the Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Austin Convention Center, is designed to engage the best and brightest young professionals in the meetings industry by recognizing emerging leaders – and their talents – which help accelerate the industry and carry it into the future. CEA is the producer of the annual International CES®, the gathering place for the global technology community. Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association’s (CEDIA) R10 Residential Systems committee and InfoComm Internationalannounced yesterday the publication of ANSI Standard J-STD-710 Audio, Video and Control Architectural Drawing Symbols. This new standard defines a common set of blueprint icons that represents all facets of pre-wire and installation of electronic systems, products and devices in residential and commercial environments. “This is a milestone for the industry, since there has been a huge void in symbols representations for the low-voltage industry,” said Walt Zerbe, product manager, audio, OnQ Legrand and NuVo; and Chairman of CEA’s R10 Residential Systems Committee. Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® congratulates Karen Chupka, senior vice president, International CES and corporate business strategy, CEA, for being named the winner of the 2015 International Association of Exhibitions and Events’ (IAEE) Woman of Achievement award. The award recognizes a candidate who has led the way in the advancement of women in the exhibitions and events industry, exhibited outstanding leadership, and made significant contributions to the industry and her community. CEA owns and produces the annual International CES®, the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technology.
Today, the presidents and chairmen of the boards of 145 universities that oppose the Innovation Act (H.R.9) received letters from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® urging them to reverse their resistance to the bill and remove their institution’s name from a February 24 opposition letter. The bill is fair, common-sense legislation that would curb abusive patent litigation by patent trolls, while protecting inventors, innovative companies, research institutions and licensors such as universities.
The following statement is attributable to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding Nevada lawmakers’ decision not to pursue passage of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (AB 277/SB 272): “Nevada’s elected leaders have made the right decision by not moving forward with AB 277 and SB 272." Full Release
In advance of Earth Day on April 22, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® is partnering with Young Minds Inspired to offer free educational materials about electronics recycling to teachers, including the first-ever Spanish-language edition. The lesson plan teaches students in grades 4-6 how “ecycling” — recycling old electronics — can help reduce the environmental impact of their technology choices and promote a more sustainable future. Full Release
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CEA's Digital Answer Man Jim Barry visits media outlets annually, educating consumers on new products and trends. CEA members can add their products to the tour at no charge!