PMA '11 To Co-Locate With CES 2012

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New York - The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and Photo Marketing Association International (PMA) have announced a partnership to move the September 2011 PMA International Convention and Trade Show to co-locate at the 2012 International CES, scheduled for January 10-13 in Las Vegas.


will offer industry-specific content and display products representing all aspects of digital imaging. PMA will also offer its well-known educational seminars, complementing and enhancing CES programming, the PMA said.

"PMA co-location with CES creates a great opportunity for our combined audiences to learn from each other, grow, and take full advantage of the integration and connectivity of personal content (in the form of digital photography) and home entertainment," noted

Ted Fox

, executive director, PMA in a statement Wednesday afternoon. "This convergence will expand with continued enhancements to camera phones and tablets."

Gary Shapiro, president/CEO of CEA, producer of International CES, said in a statement, "This collaboration will significantly enhance the 2012 International CES digital imaging product offerings for our retail and other audiences. Technology is speeding the rapid convergence of digital photography and home entertainment systems. The breadth and scope of digital imaging product offerings that PMA will now bring to CES will complement and further expand the extensive growth of CES in this product category."


will be located at the Sands/Venetian and will be sponsored by PMA. Companies interested in exhibiting should contact

Melissa Aldrich


Jeff Frazine

at 800-762-9287 or +1-517-788-8100 (internationally). They also can be reached by email at


, PMA said.



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