Arlington, Va. – The
Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced that CE Week, the consumer
electronics and technology industry’s annual mid-year event, will return to New
York on June 25-29.
CE Week is intended to
bring together global companies and innovators for conferences, exhibitions,
workshops and networking events, including the product-oriented CEA Line Shows
and Digital Downtown Conference, scheduled for June 27-28, at the Altman
Building and Metropolitan Pavilion.
CE Week is a unique
event as it allows companies to customize their participation and be promoted
within this week of activities focusing on consumer technology, CEA said.
New this year for 2012
â€¢ Eureka Park Challenge:
Building off the success of the Eureka Park TechZone at the 2012 International
CES, this competition will showcase innovative new technology products and
services from the hottest companies and startups. After online judging, 10
finalists will be selected to participate in the “Eureka Park Challenge” at the
CEA Line Shows. These companies will be featured within a two-day interactive
exhibit area and competition, with live on-stage presentations to determine the
top company. Winners of the Eureka Park Challenge will receive free booth space
at the 2013 International CES.
â€¢ Mobile Apps Showdown:
Produced by Robin Raskin and Living in Digital Times, the Mobile Apps Showdown
NYC Competition will determine the best app across the top smartphone
platforms. Apps producers will have two minutes to demo their app, and an
applause-o-meter will measure audience enthusiasm to determine the winners.
â€¢ 6Sight Conference: A
series of executive conferences that will focus on the impact the imaging
industry and its technologies have on society, and the revenue possibilities
they enable. The participants will preview breakthrough technologies, forecast
innovative uses, and spark new ideas and alliances that benefit current and
potential customers, participating companies, and the imaging industry as a