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Sports and Fitness Tech Take Center Field at CES Asia 2016

Innovations fueling the sports and fitness market will be at CES Asia™ 2016 on the show floor and in conference programming when it returns to Shanghai May 11-13. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ and co-produced by Intex Shanghai, CES Asia serves as the premier event for the Asian consumer technology market.

“Sports and fitness tech empowers consumers to take charge of their own health and well-being,” said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, CES and corporate business strategy. “From wearables that track blood pressure, oxygen levels and activity, to smart biometric clothing, these devices now work alongside consumers to maximize fitness potential. CES Asia will showcase advancements in sports and fitness technology to the Asian market.”

New for 2016, CTA will host a conference session titled IoT Smart Living Summit: The Ecological Chain of the Wearable Market . Join a panel of medical, health and environmental experts on Wednesday, May 11, in the Kerry Hotel as they discuss the ecological chain of the booming wearable market and its application.

The sports and fitness technology market is a growing sector in the global consumer technology industry. According to CTA research, fitness activity tracker volumes will hit 17.4 million units in the U.S. in 2016 - a 12 percent increase from 2015 - with revenues reaching $1.3 billion USD.

Returning to Shanghai for its second year, CES Asia 2016 will span up to 32,000 gross square meters (16,000 net square meters) of show floor space and showcase top tech across the themes of connectivity, innovation and the Internet of Things (IoT). With more than 300 companies already signed up to exhibit, the entire global technology industry will be represented at CES Asia across 15 product categories from 3D printing and smart home to vehicle technology and wearables, as well as the latest innovation from budding entrepreneurs in Startup Park .

For the latest news and information, or to register for CES Asia 2016, visit www.CESAsia.com .

Note to Editors: Journalists traveling from outside of China will require a J-1 or J-2 visa . For questions about exhibiting at CES Asia, contact Brian Moon at bmoon@CTA.tech or +1 703-907-4351.

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. CTA 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 CES Asia:

Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM and co-produced by Intex Shanghai, CES Asia is the premier event for the consumer technology industry, showcasing the full breadth and depth of the innovation value-chain in the Asian marketplace. Key global businesses come to this new event to grow and reinforce their brand by showcasing the latest products and technologies to consumer tech industry executives, foreign buyers, international media and a limited number of consumers from China. Attendees have exclusive access to some of the largest brands from China and around the world, while celebrating the innovation that defines the consumer technology sector.

About Intex Shanghai:

Intex Shanghai Co., Ltd is the sub joint venture company of CCPIT (China Council for the Promotion of International Trade) Shanghai, which started 1992 and jointly invested by Shanghai Hongqiao E&T Development Zone United Development Co., Ltd., CCPIT Shanghai and Istithmar P&O Estates FZE. Intex owns venue in Shanghai, and manages various exhibition venues outside of Shanghai, and also organizes and co-organizes about 10 international trade shows in China as a prominent producer of international tradeshows. Intex Shanghai is the vice chairman of SCEIA, the Deputy Director of CAEC and the member of UFI, and has a stand-out reputation in the domestic exhibition industry. Find Intex Shanghai online at www.intex-sh.com .

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • CES on the Hill – Register
    April 19, Washington, DC
  • Digital Patriots Dinner - Register
    April 20, Washington, DC
  • CES Asia 2016 – Register
    May 11-13, Shanghai, China
  • CEO Summit
    June 21-24, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Innovate!
    September 20-22, San Jose, CA
  • CES Unveiled Prague
    October 20, Prague, Czech Republic
  • CES Unveiled Paris
    October 25, Paris, France
  • CES Unveiled New York
    November 10, New York, NY
  • CES Unveiled Las Vegas
    January 3, Las Vegas, NV
  • CES 2017
    January 5-8, Las Vegas, NV

Contact:

Consumer Technology Association
Allison Fried, 703-907-7603
afried@CTA.tech
www.CESAsia.com
or
Krista Silano, 703-907-4331
ksilano@CTA.tech
www.CTA.tech

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