2012 International CES Sets Show Record at 1.86 Million Net Square Feet of Exhibit Space
Keynotes from Ericsson, Ford, Verizon, Xerox, eBay, YouTube, Facebook Are Mid-Week Highlights of 2012 International CES
CEA‘s Shapiro Discusses Policy with FCC Chairman Genachowski and the Global Retail Climate with Best Buy‘s Brian Dunn
Las Vegas, Nevada, January 12, 2012 ““ The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) ® announced today that the 2012 International CES ® is the largest in the show’s 44 year history, with 1.861 million net square feet of exhibit space. The previous record was 1.857 million net square feet of space at the 2008 International CES. Owned and produced by CEA, the 2012 International CES, the world’s largest tradeshow for consumer technology, runs through Friday, January 13 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
In other show news, a keynote address by Ericsson’s Hans Vestberg, the Innovation Power Panel with leaders from Ford, Verizon and Xerox, a Brand keynote from executives from
AT&T, Walmart, Facebook and GE, an LIT keynote from eBay’s John Donohue and a keynote from YouTube’s Robert Kyncl were mid-week highlights of the 2012 International CES ®.
The Innovation Power Panel on Wednesday morning featured Ford President and CEO Alan Mulally, Xerox Chairman and CEO Ursula Burns and Verizon Enterprise Solutions President John Stratton. The panelists discussed how innovation must be a strategy for their respective companies and for the United States. The conversation centered on how to stimulate innovation through investment and employment.