CES: Sustainable Planet Exhibit Bigger In '10


Arlington, Va. - The Sustainable Planet CE Spotlight, an exhibit area set for the 2010 International CES, will increase by more than 40 percent vs. the 2009 show.

The Sustainable Planet CE Spotlight features technologies and services that benefit the environment, utilize new forms of energy and contribute to a sustainable lifestyle, according to the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), producer of the show, which will take place in Las Vegas Jan. 7-10, 2010.

Located in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, Sustainable Planet will feature more than 30 exhibitors focused on product advancements in green building, sustainable packaging, automotive, wireless and alternative energy technologies across 5,500 net square feet of exhibit space.

"Green technology is a huge business opportunity in 2010, and green tech companies know the International CES is the largest global platform for launching their innovative new products," said Karen Chupka, events and conferences senior VP, CEA. "Due to growing customer demand across the green spectrum, we've nearly doubled the space for the Sustainable Planet at the 2010 CES. This exciting exhibit area will showcase cutting-edge technologies that will change the world - benefiting the environment, renewing resources and bringing new forms of sustainable energy to developing areas around the globe."

Companies exhibiting in the Sustainable Planet at the 2010 International CES include American Express Open, Bits, Electronics Recycling Coordination Clearinghouse, Embertec Power Savings Technologies, Goal 0, Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies, Meadwestvaco, Miniwiz, PowerGenix, Sean Energy and Solio.

Also featured as part of the Sustainable Planet at the 2010 CES will be the Greener Gadgets Display, which will highlight pioneering technologies from the annual Greener Gadgets Design Competition, produced by CEA. Sustainable Planet exhibitors also will demonstrate products at regular intervals on the showcase's stage.

Registration for the 2010 International CES is now open. For more information on the 2010 CES visit www.cesweb.org.


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