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CES Eureka Park Set For 94 Exhibitors

12/21/2011 12:18:44 PM Eastern

Arlington, Va. - Ninety-four
companies will exhibit in the new Eureka Park TechZone at the 2012
International CES, an area dedicated to showcasing innovative start-ups and
entrepreneurs.

The area has been developed by the
Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), owner and producer of CES, in partnership
with the National Science Foundation, Startup America Partnership, CNET and UK
Trade & Investment (UKTI). CES will be held January 10-13, 2012 in Las
Vegas, Nevada. 

"Entrepreneurship
is a driving force in today's economy, and exhibiting at CES is a great way for
growing companies to gain recognition in the CE industry," said Karen Chupka,
senior VP, events and conferences, CEA. "We are thrilled to see the
overwhelming response from companies interested in exhibiting within the Eureka
Park TechZone since its initial launch in June. This new area at the 2012 CES
will be a must-see for CES attendees."

The Eureka Park
TechZone, located in The Venetian, launched in June 2011 with 28 companies
signed on to exhibit. The area has since grown to include 94 companies,
spanning more than 9,000 net square feet of exhibit space.

The Eureka Park
TechZone is designed to benefit budding entrepreneurs, fledgling start-ups,
home grown innovation and small companies looking to gain footing in the
consumer electronics industry.

The Venetian will
also feature CES keynotes and the Innovations Design and Engineering Showcase,
as well as Eureka Park, a hot spot for venture capitalists, investors,
media and more than 140,000 industry professionals looking for the next big
thing in technology.

In November, UKTI
hosted a competition at its event, TechWorld, with the top three innovative
companies awarded space within the Eureka Park TechZone at the 2012 CES.
Winners included UK-based Blippar, Stereo Grafix and Yoskhi, which will be
among the 94 companies exhibiting within Eureka Park.

CEA recently
announced its collaboration with the Startup America Partnership, an
independent nonprofit entity launched at the White House in 2011 to help young
companies succeed in order to accelerate job growth in America. Several Startup
America Firms will exhibit in Eureka Park.

The 2012 CES will
feature more than 25 market-specific TechZones covering product categories such
as broadband services, safe driving and sustainable technologies. Companies
interested in exhibiting in the Eureka Park TechZone should contact Kristen
Nafziger at knafzgier@CE.org
or 703-907-7648.

For more
information on the 2012 International CES, visit CESweb.org

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