CEA Holds Annual Forum In S.F. twice_admin ⋅ Published: October 21, 2010 CEA Industry Forum met at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco to discuss the economy, politic and some industry issues such as holiday sales. Bob Borchardt of Oxygen Audio (left) with TWICE editor in chief Steve Smith Robin Ford of Global Cache’ (from left) with Helen Heneveld of Bedrock Learning, CEA’s Deb Kassoff, Jeanette Howe of Nationwide’s Specialty Electronics and CEA’s Jenni Moyer Mike Allen, chief political correspondent of Politico, discussed the upcoming Congressional elections and possible effects on the CE industry. Outgoing CEA chairman Gary Yacoubian (left) with CEA president/CEO Gary Shapiro during the luncheon at the CEA Industry Forum where Shapiro announced individuals – consumers – will be able to join CEA. CEA’s Jason Oxman (from left) with Andrew Eisner of Retrevo, Jim Mainard of Dreamworks, Dan Schinasi of Samsung, and Brian Burns of ESPN during the panel entitled “Potential of 3D: Are We Close To Fulfilling It?” SubscribeFor more stories like this, and to keep up to date with all our market leading news, features and analysis, sign up to our newsletter here.