San Antonio — The Progressive Retailers Organization was at the Westin La Cantera Hill Coun
Arlington, Va. – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has named Karen Chupka senior VP of International CES and corporate business strategy and named Jim Davin has been named membership VP and Siri Tyler has been promoted to finance VP.
Chupka, who was senior VP of events and conferences, received her new title in recognition of her expanded role in driving CEA’s overall strategic direction while continuing to oversee International CES.
Washington — The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) are promoting an effort to make set top boxes more energy efficient.
The organizations have teamed up to promote the efforts of 15 multichannel video service providers and affiliated equipment manufacturers that are getting behind a voluntary and pro-active Set-Top Box Energy Conservation Agreement (STBECA), expected to save as many as 90 million U.S. households a total of $1.5 billion or more in annual residential electricity savings.
Arlington, Va. — Executives from American Express, AT&T, Coca-Cola, Salesforce.com, Samsung and Unilever will join the Brand Matters keynote at the 2013 International CES.
According to the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), which owns and produces the show to be held Jan. 8-11 in Las Vegas, the Brand Matters keynote brings together executives from the world’s top brands to discuss how technology and digital platforms are impacting marketing and brand strategy on a global scale.
Arlington, Va. — The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced today its recognition as one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in Virginia, by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group, as part of its annual survey and awards program.
This is the third consecutive year that CEA has been honored by the program, which recognizes the 80 best places of employment in Virginia, benefiting the state’s economy, its work force and businesses.
Arlington, Va. — The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) responded to the National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) update of its “Most Wanted List, which calls for a ban of portable electronic devices “that do not directly support the task at hand” in vehicles, planes, trains and vessels.
New York – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) officially began the promotional countdown for the 2013 International CES in January with its traditional press event, here, at the Metropolitan Pavilion Monday.
Karen Chupka, events and conferences senior VP for the CEA, said the 2013 show — to be held in Las Vegas Jan. 8-11 — is expected to draw 150,000 attendees from 150 countries (35,000 international attendees included), 3,000 exhibitors and approximately 1.8 million square feet of exhibit space, matching this year’s record attendance.
Washington – Paul Sikir, design engineering VP of Sub-Zero, was elected board chairman of the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), succeeding former Sharp exec Bob Scaglione.
Sikir was tapped in a special election to fill Scaglione’s unexpired two-year term. Scaglione resigned from the trade group’s board after Sharp eliminated his chief marketing officer position in July, along with the company’s entire U.S. marketing and communications department.
San Francisco - The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced the election of its 2013 Executive Board and Board of Industry Leaders.
The members of CEA’s Executive Board were confirmed by a vote of CEA’s members at the CEA Industry Forum, here, this week. Newly elected CEA Executive Board Members include: David Hagan, president and CEO, Boingo; Ron Freeman, CEO, AAMP of America; and David Hanchette, marketing VP, Legrand.
San Francisco – As usual the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) Fall Forum luncheon was stuffed with a variety of news items including a vote on its new executive board members, a keynote speech by the founder of Reddit, and an update from
president/CEO Gary Shapiro.
In his remarks Shapiro projected CE industry manufacturer shipments coming in 6 percent higher this year, to $200 billion, with another 4 percent gain expected for 2013.
San Francisco – A grandson and a great-grandson, long-time colleagues and even some of the honorees themselves were on hand to accept the accolades of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) at the induction of the 2012 CE Hall of Fame class, held at the CEA Industry Forum Tuesday night.
The CE Hall of Fame, created in 2000, honors the leaders in the consumer technology industry who have shaped and advanced innovation.
Following are the 2012 members of the CE Hall of Fame, in alphabetical order: