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More Int'l Tech Cos. To Attend 2011 CES

12/21/2010 01:52:41 PM Eastern
Arlington, Va. - More than 1,200 technology companies from outside the Unites States, a 25 percent increase over 2010, will be among the 2,500 exhibitors showcasing the latest consumer electronics (CE) products at the 2011 International CES.

The show, which will run January 6-9, is expecting more than 120,000 attendees from more than 130 countries.

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), producer of CES, said the show attracts industry leaders from around the world, with 22,000 attendees from outside the United States.

CES participates in the International Buyer Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Commerce. As part of this program, buying delegations from more than 25 countries will attend the show, looking to meet their next business partner and experience the latest technologies.

Additionally, the World Electronics Forum (WEF) will take place January 8-10 in Las Vegas, in conjunction with the 2011 International CES. WEF is an informal gathering of leaders from electronics associations from around the world who meet annually to discuss issues of common interest to the global industry. Events during the Forum include the World Electronics Forum Welcome Dinner, with opening remarks by United States Trade Representative, Ambassador Ron Kirk, scheduled Saturday, January 8 in The Venetian Hotel, as well as a Welcome Breakfast and roundtable discussions.

For a complete listing of CES exhibitors, please visit the 2011 CES Exhibitor Directory.
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