Jul 21, 2014
CEA Applauds Scheduled Senate Markup of UN Disabilities Treaty
The following statement can be attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s July 22 markup of the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: “CEA is delighted that Chairman Menendez (D-NJ), Ranking Member Corker (R-Tenn.) and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are planning a markup of the Disabilities Treaty. In December 2012, the Senate narrowly missed an opportunity to join nearly 150 other countries that have ratified the treaty, but this markup provides a rare second chance to do the right thing.
Jul 17, 2014
CEA Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Wi-Fi Innovation Act
The following statement can be attributed to Veronica O’Connell, vice president of government and political affairs at the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding the introduction of the bipartisan Wi-Fi Innovation Act: “We thank House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), House Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee Ranking Member Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.), Communications and Technology Subcommittee Vice Chairman Bob Latta (R-Ohio) and Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-Calif.) for introducing the Wi-Fi Innovation Act.
Jul 16, 2014
CEA Congratulates Robert Holleyman on Nomination to Serve as Deputy USTR
The following statement can be attributed to Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® president and CEO Gary Shapiro regarding President Obama’s nomination of Robert Holleyman to serve as Deputy, U.S. Trade Representative (USTR): “We congratulate Mr. Holleyman on his nomination. Upon his confirmation, we look forward to working with him to create strong trade agreements that create jobs and promote innovation.
Jul 15, 2014
Consumer Electronics Industry Revenues to Reach All-Time High in 2014, Projects CEA’s Semi-Annual Sales and Forecasts Report
Driven in part by the skyrocketing sales of connected devices, revenues for the consumer electronics (CE) industry are projected to grow two percent in 2014, reaching a record high of $211.3 billion, according to U.S. Consumer Electronics Sales and Forecasts 2010-2015, the semi-annual industry report released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. CEA’s consensus forecast reflects U.S. factory sales-to-dealers and covers more than 100 CE products, serving as a benchmark for the CE industry, and charting the size and growth of underlying categories. Full Release
Jul 10, 2014
CEA Commends Senators for Introduction of E-LABEL Act
The following statement can be attributed to Veronica O’Connell, vice president of government and political affairs, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding the introduction of the E-LABEL Act. Full Release
Jul 09, 2014
CEA: IEA Report Reinforces Need for Voluntary Energy Efficiency Programs
The following statement can be attributed to Doug Johnson, vice president of technology policy, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) recently released report entitled More Data, Less Energy: Full Release