|[December 09, 2013]
U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker to Speak at the 2014 International CES
ARLINGTON, Va. --(Business Wire)--
United States Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will speak at the
2014 International CES (News - Alert)® SuperSession "Innovation: Keeping
America Open for Business." Owned and produced by the Consumer
Electronics Association (CEA)®, the 2014 International CES,
the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of
consumer technologies, will run January 7-10, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Secretary Pritzker will join CEA President and CEO Gary Shapiro (News - Alert) for a
one-on-one conversation addressing the Commerce Department's efforts to
spur economic growth. The session will take place at 11:30 a.m., on
Wednesday, January 8, at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), North
"I am excited to welcome Secretary Pritzker to the International CES,"
Shapiro said in announcing the SuperSession. "The Commerce Department
plays an important role in driving the growth of our nation's innovation
infrastructure - from promoting trade expansion and domestic
manufacturing, to increasing access to a highly-trained workforce.
"I look forward to an insightful one-on-one discussion with the
Secretary at CES to gain her insights into these and other critical
issues facing the consumer technology industry and showing her some of
the more than 3,200 companies that are exhibiting at CES including the
200 startup companies in Eureka Park."
CES is a proud participant of theDepartment of Commerce's International
Buyer Program (IBP). Through the U.S. Commercial Service's network of
offices in U.S. embassies and consulates worldwide, the IBP recruits
pre-screened foreign buyer delegations and brings them to the
International CES to connect U.S. companies with international buyers.
The CES SuperSessions are part of the 2014 CES conference program,
featuring keynote addresses from leaders of Audi, Cisco (News - Alert), Intel, Sony and
Yahoo! The 2014 program also includes a robust lineup of conference
tracks, sessions and speakers exploring innovations and trends in the
tech industry. View the full CES conference program at�CESweb.org.
Note to Editors: The official name of the global technology
event is "International CES." Subsequent references to the show
can be shortened to "CES." Please do not use "Consumer
Electronics Show" to refer to the International CES.
The International 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 more than 40
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. And because it is owned and
produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (News - Alert) (CEA), the technology
trade association representing the $203 billion U.S. consumer
electronics industry, it attracts the world's business leaders and
pioneering thinkers to a forum where the industry's most relevant issues
are addressed. Follow CES online at www.CESweb.org
and through social media: http://www.cesweb.org/social
CES Unveiled LAS VEGAS
January 5, 2014, Las Vegas, NV
2014 International CES
January 7-10, 2014, Las Vegas, NV
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