New York – Gary Shapiro, president/CEO of the Consumer
Electronics Association, has denied a report that Apple will exhibit at the
2010 International CES in January.
Street Journal report indicated earlier today that Apple would be attending
the show and that CEO Steve Jobs has been approached to be a keynote speaker.
Shapiro told TWICE, “Apple is not exhibiting [as yet], but we
would welcome them if they decide to do so.”
The only mention of an Apple/CES connection this week came from
Jason Oxman, industry affairs senior VP, who said during a press briefing,
here, this week that the CES
iLounge area of Apple-related product accessories, which started a few
years ago at 4,000 square feet, will now take up 25,000 square feet.
Shapiro told TWICE, “The iLounge is doing fabulous and exceeding