ARLINGTON, Va.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ today announced new Tech Briefings & Floor Tours and a CES Breakfast Series in partnership with ShellyPalmer™ Strategic Advisors (a division of The Palmer Group). Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association, CES® 2017 will run January 5–8, 2017, in Las Vegas.
“We’ve been curating and leading tours at CES since 1996, but this is truly a transformational year. We’re thrilled to team up with CTA to help make this the best CES ever.”
“The Tech Briefings & Floor Tours are perfect for people who want deep insights into consumer technology and industry trends,” said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, CES and corporate business strategy, CTA. “We have worked closely with Shelly Palmer and his team of subject matter experts to create a deeper dive into the technology experience.”
Registered CES attendees can take 90-minute ShellyPalmer Trendspotting Tech Briefings & Floor Tours of either Tech East [Las Vegas Convention and World Trade Center (LVCC)] or Tech West [Sands Expo/The Venetian (the Sands)] for $995 per person, or a ~3-hour combined tour which covers both Tech East and Tech West for $1,495 per person (private transportation between LVCC and the Sands is included).
Tech East Tours showcase innovative technologies from today’s top categories such as automotive, smartphones, tablets, televisions, home electronics, and audio. Tech West Tours feature companies and innovations shaping the future in areas such as health and wellness, wearables, robotics, IoT, 3D printing, and smart home.
“The new Trendspotting Tech Briefings & Floor Tours are great for busy executives who need to maximize their time at CES 2017,” says Shelly Palmer, CEO of The Palmer Group. “We’ve been curating and leading tours at CES since 1996, but this is truly a transformational year. We’re thrilled to team up with CTA to help make this the best CES ever.”
Trendspotting Tech Briefings & Floor Tours are available to all registered CES attendees on January 5-7. Tours depart from the ShellyPalmer tour booths located in the LVCC, South Hall 1 Lobby at Tech East or the Sands, Level 2 Lobby, at Tech West. Individuals will be placed in small groups based on departure time. Private group tours are available.
From self-driving vehicles to anticipatory computing to mixed reality to natural language processing, three remarkable trends are converging, and the world will never be the same. On January 6 from 7:30-10 AM, Shelly Palmer and several guest speakers will explore the impact the on-demand economy, autonomous devices and machine learning are having on consumer behavior during the Innovation Series Breakfast presented by ShellyPalmer. This “must attend” CES networking event gathers leaders in technology, media, entertainment, marketing, government and finance who create value by leveraging their knowledge of consumer technology. Visit ces.shellypalmer.com to request an invitation.
Note to Editors: The official name of the global technology event is “CES®.” Please do not use “Consumer Electronics Show” or “International CES” to refer to the event.
CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years—the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. As the largest hands-on event of its kind, CES features all aspects of the industry. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM, it attracts the world’s business leaders and pioneering thinkers. Check out CES video highlights. Follow CES online at CES.tech and on social.
About Consumer Technology Association:
Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM, is the trade association representing the $287 billion U.S. consumer technology industry. More than 2,200 companies – 80 percent are small businesses and startups; others are among the world’s best known brands – enjoy the benefits of CTA membership including policy advocacy, market research, technical education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. The Consumer Technology Association also owns and produces CES® – the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Profits from CES are reinvested into CTA’s industry services.
About The Palmer Group:
The Palmer Group helps companies, governments, and trade organizations by identifying emerging technologies, providing insights and analysis, and offering software and custom solutions that create value. Our strategic advisory practice, ShellyPalmer Strategic Advisors, offers deep-knowledge subject matter expertise and counsels brands, media, advertising, entertainment, technology companies and trade organizations – with a special focus on data decisioning. Since 1996, thousands of c-suite executives, marketers, media buyers, brand managers, policy makers and engineers maximized their time at the CES by taking a ShellyPalmer tour or participating in one of our breakfasts, cocktail parties or dinners. Re/code dubbed Shelly Palmer “the King of CES Tour Guides.”
AMA with CTA’s Gary Shapiro
December 14, 2 PM ET
CES Unveiled Las Vegas
January 3, Las Vegas, NV
CES 2017 – Register
January 5-8, Las Vegas, NV
March 9-12, Snowmass, CO
Digital Patriots Dinner
April 4, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC
CES on the Hill
April 5, Washington, DC
CES Asia 2017
June 7-9, Shanghai, China
June 21-24, Amalfi Coast, Italy