Sunday, December 26, 2010


Arlington, Va., December 15, 2010 – Nearly 60 technology companies based in the Western region of the United States (Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming) will showcase their latest consumer electronics products at the 2011 International CES®. The world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow, the 2011 International CES, will run January 6-9, 2011 with 2,500 exhibitors and more than 120,000 attendees from more than 130 countries.
"We are very excited to participate in the 2011 International CES because the show has always offered the best opportunities for meeting with partners both new and old," said Ryan Bosch, director of sales and marketing for Scottsdale, Arizona based Grand Destiny Group / NXE. "This year we will be introducing the NXE line of carry solutions for a wide range of mobile devices."
CES will feature 20 market-specific TechZones, including new destinations: 3D@Home, with content creators, service providers and TV manufacturers that make 3D in the home a reality; Access on the Go, with devices changing the way content is accessed, showcasing the most innovative devices in eBooks, netbooks, smartbooks and tablets; Broadband Communications, highlighting the role of the underlying infrastructure in expanding broadband capacity; and Connected Home Appliances which will bring white goods to the show floor for the first time in CES history, including the latest interactive, energy efficient and SmartGrid enabled appliances.
"We look forward to exhibiting at the 2011 International CES," said Daren Egan, sales and marketing director for RBH Sound in Layton, Utah. "This year, we’re launching our brand-new SX Signature Series, and there just isn’t a better venue for us to do it at. CES provides a great opportunity to meet with the press and our current and prospective international clients and impress them."
Other new TechZones include: Mobile DTV, featuring consumer devices that bring the digital living room to the car and portable devices; the Electric Vehicle TechZone highlighting a full range of high and low speed vehicles, energy storage devices and charging equipment; and Sports and Fitness Tech, focused on tools for the sports enthusiast and key trends impacting the multi-billion dollar sports, fitness and outdoors markets. The 2011 CES is also bringing back the popular EHX@CES, the Gaming Showcase, HDMI, Home Plug, the iLounge Pavilion, CES’ fastest growing TechZone, Location Based Services, Robotics, Safe Driver, Sustainable Planet, USB, Wireless Mobility and Zigbee. In addition, the 2011 CES will feature these lifestyle TechZones: Digital Health, HigherEd Tech, Kids@Play, Mommy Tech and Silvers Summit.
"The 2011 International CES provides us a great opportunity to build business partnerships and introduce new distracted driving prevention in our teen driving safety solution to the consumer market," said Todd Follmer, CEO of inthinc Technology Solutions, based in Salt Lake City, Utah. "We will be showcasing our new cell and text blocking capability and how it works in conjunction with our driver mentoring system to dramatically reduce accidents for teens and provide peace of mind for parents."
Entertainment Matters is a new International CES program for entertainment professionals attending CES, with customized special exhibits, conference programs and events for the Hollywood community. In addition, the CES Conference Program will feature more than 300 conference sessions with 900 high-level speakers.
"IQ Smart Solutions is a relatively new brand and we’re looking forward to launching our new iPad accessory line at the 2011 CES," said Brian Sherman, director, IQ Smart Solutions, based in Chandler, Arizona. "We feel that CES provides an excellent platform for small companies like ours to get our unique ideas in front of thousands of potential retailers, distributors and consumers from around the world."
For a complete listing of CES exhibitors, please visit the 2011 CES Exhibitor Directory.
Note to Journalists: Press and blogger information is available in the "For the Press" section of Media are encouraged to arrive in Las Vegas by Tuesday, January 4, 2011 to take advantage of all the pre-show press events, including State of the Consumer Tech Industry & 2011 CES Trends to Watch, State of the Global CE Industry and CES Unveiled: The Official Press Event of the 2011 International CES all on January 4, 2011 at the Venetian. CES Press Day will follow on Wednesday, January 5.
About CEA:The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $170 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also sponsors and manages the International CES – The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA’s industry services. Find CEA online at
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