ARLINGTON, Va. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 3, 2016 — Innovations driving the entertainment and content industries will be present throughout CES Asia™ 2016, from captivating conference sessions to keynotes to show floor exhibits. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, and co-produced by Intex Shanghai, the second annual CES Asia will run May 11-13, 2016 in Shanghai, China.
“As new technologies come into play that change consumer behavior, the advertising, content and entertainment industries are adapting to take advantage of the many different ways to connect consumers to content,” said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, CES and corporate business strategy. “CES Asia will bring together top industry executives to discuss these disruptive technologies and address how they will affect the content industry in the rapidly growing Asian marketplace.”
CES Asia conference session highlights include:
in Greater Asia and Globalizing Chinese Brands: Thursday,
May 12, 1-1:45 PM
Several of the world’s largest publishers and advertising agencies discuss the opportunities and challenges marketing to consumers in China and Greater Asia, and in taking Asian brands global. Presented in English.
Moderator: Brent Weinstein, Partner and Head of Digital Media, United Talent Agency
Alan Lan, Head of Online Sales, Twitter
Doug Pearce, CEO, Omnicom Media Group, Greater China
David Porter, Media Director, Unilever
Bessie Lee, CEO, WPP, China
Platforms, Creators and Careers: Thursday, May 12, 2-2:45 PM
New media experts will discuss how the evolution of digital media has provided entrepreneurs, investors and content creators new opportunities to build new businesses, connect with new audiences and develop successful artistic careers. Presented in English.
Moderator: Natalie Novak, Digital Media Agent, United Talent Agency
Richard Yu, CEO, Digital Rev
William Bao Bean, Investor
Ivy Wong, CEO, VS Media Limited
Co-Production Case Study: Thursday, May 12, 3-3:45 PM
Key players in the burgeoning co-production marketplace discuss how Chinese and foreign creative and financial partners are joining forces to bring film and television projects to life in China and throughout the world. Presented in English.
Moderator: Max Michael, Head of Asian Business Development, United Talent Agency
Peilin Chou, Head of Creative, Feature Animation, Shanghai Oriental Dreamworks Film and Television Technology Co., Ltd.
Bennett Pozil, EVP, Head of Corporate Banking, East West Bank
All sessions will take place in the Kerry Hotel and are free for credentialed media. In addition to a full spectrum of conference sessions, top executives from influential brands will deliver keynote addresses at CES Asia, including Legendary Pictures’ Peter Loehr in a conversation with moderator Clifford Coonan, Beijing Correspondent, The Irish Times. They will discuss the current and future state of the filmmaking business in China. Keynote addresses are complimentary for all CES Asia attendees with a CES Asia badge.
CES Asia pushes the content narrative even further with influential exhibitors on the show floor, including: Twitter, LeTV, BesTV, SMG and PPTV. Returning to Shanghai for its second year, CES Asia 2016 is expanding from two exhibit halls in 2015 to four with a show floor that will span 32,000 gross square meters (16,000 net square meters). For more information or to register, visit www.CESAsia.com.
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 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 in 1992 and is jointly invested by Shanghai Hongqiao E&T Development Zone United Development Co., Ltd., CCPIT Shanghai and Istithmar P&O Estates FZE. As a prominent producer of tradeshows in China, Intex owns a venue in Shanghai, manages various exhibition venues outside of Shanghai and also organizes and co-organizes 10 international trade shows throughout China. 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.
CES Asia 2016 –
May 11-13, Shanghai, China
June 21-24, Tel Aviv, Israel
September 20-22, San Jose, CA
CES Unveiled Prague
October 20, Prague, Czech Republic
CES Unveiled Paris
October 25, Paris, France
CT Hall of Fame Dinner
November 9, New York, NY
CES Unveiled New York
November 10, New York, NY
CES Unveiled Las Vegas
January 3, Las Vegas, NV
January 5-8, Las Vegas, NV