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Technology CES: The show will go on in January 2021, in person

01:12  04 june  2020
01:12  04 june  2020 Source:   usatoday.com

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CES 2021 hotel information will be available in the summer. CES is owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association, which provides the ultimate Our next CES in Las Vegas is in January 2021 , and we plan to proceed as scheduled. Learn more about our new plans for CES 2021 .

CES is the world's gathering place for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, it attracts the world's business leaders and pioneering thinkers.

Despite many conferences and trade shows being canceled in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, one show still plans to forge ahead in January: CES.

a large crowd of people standing in front of a store: Huge crowds descend upon CES © Jefferson Graham Huge crowds descend upon CES

The world's largest tech trade show attracted over 175,000 attendees five months ago, just before the coronavirus went global. Many tech shows are waiting for a redo next year, like Mobile World Congress, the National Association of Broadcasters, developer conferences for Facebook, Google and Microsoft.

"While we plan to produce another in-person event in Las Vegas, we all face new considerations around attending conferences, conducting business and traveling to meetings," the show organizer, the Consumer Technology Association, says on its website. "Just as your companies are innovating to overcome the challenges this pandemic presents, we are adapting to the evolving situation."

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Official Show Locations. With 11 official venues, CES spans more than 2.9 million net square feet of exhibit space. To help you navigate, venues are grouped into three geographical areas: Tech East, Tech West See close-ups of venue floor plans and services locations on the show venues maps.

Registration for CES 2021 will open in the fall. CES is owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association, which provides the ultimate platform for technology leaders to connect, collaborate, and propel consumer technology forward.

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There are millions dollars at stake, not just for the CTA, but the host city of Las Vegas — with the thousands of hotel rooms that regularly get sold out, restaurants, taxis and other components of the service economy that depend on large-scale events. CES 2021 is set to be held from January 6 to January 9.

The CES gadget show is dominated by flashy new TVs, cars and wacky gadgets, from the likes of Samsung, LG, TCL and Sony. Beyond the trade show floor, many companies rent rooms at the hotels for meetings as well.

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The CES attracts mob scenes at the most crowded booths and walkways, with people jammed together just to navigate.

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Take advantage of all CES 2021 has to offer, from product launches and conference programming to business meetings and — of course — exploring the exhibits on the show floor. CES 2021 hours will be posted in the summer. CES is owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association

The coronavirus has called for most states to issue stay at home orders, to emphasize social distancing and for most people to wear face coverings when out and about and entering businesses.

The CTA said CES 2021 would be different from past exhibitions in that it would be cleaner and regularly sanitized, and promised better social distancing, "including widening aisles in many exhibit areas" and providing more space between seats in conference programs.

Shaking hands will be frowned upon, the CTA says, and it will suggest that attendees wear masks.

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