CE Week Line Shows and Exhibits opens Wednesday with sold out exhibit floor

CE Week Line Shows and Exhibits opens Wednesday with sold out exhibit floor

On-site registration opens today, June 26, at 7:45 a.m.

New York, NY – June 26, 2013 – Beginning with a Showstoppers VIP Preview today, June 26 at 8:30 a.m., the CE Week Line Shows and Exhibits will feature a sold out show floor featuring more than 160 major brands, innovators and startups, creating the east coast’s largest assortment of new CE product introductions on a single exhibition floor.

CE Week 2013, the consumer electronics and technology industry’s annual mid-year event, kicked off yesterday with record-breaking numbers at the CEA Research Summit, DI Symposium and Engadget+gdgt Live. CE Week brings together global companies and innovators for a week of conferences, exhibitions, workshops and networking events, this week in New York City. The CE Week Line Shows and Exhibits, CE Week’s official show headquarters, is scheduled for tomorrow and Thursday, June 26-27, at the Altman Building and Metropolitan Pavilion.

CE Week Line Shows and Exhibits and the CE Week Line Shows Conference program will feature more than 150 exhibits, five Super Sessions, eight press conferences, two competitions, and other exciting events throughout the show focused on innovation, startups and what’s hot and happening in consumer electronics.

Aereo Founder and CEO, Chet Kanojia, will join Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association, for an in-depth conversation about how technology innovation drives Aereo’s business strategy at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

Organized by New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), Ayah Bdeir, Founder and CEO of littleBits, which offers an open source library for modular electronics, will kick-off Thursday’s program with a keynote presentation at 9:00 a.m. about Making in NYC.

Living in Digital Times will display the best and brightest in mobile app technology at the Mobile App Showdown. During the live showdown at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, ten finalists will put their apps to the test and the audience will cast the deciding vote on the best app.

Techlicious Founder and Editor in Chief, Suzanne Kantra will host the Techlicious Summit, at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, June 27. During this two-hour conference focused on how to engage women consumers, attendees will discover how women make tech purchases, what type of messaging resonates with women and how to reach women through social channels, and what will be high on women’s wish lists this holiday season.

NYCEDC has planned a two-day exhibit, panel and pitch night to take place during CE Week. Highlights from the programming include:

NYC Startup Pavilion: June 26-27, Altman Building Gallery

The Consumer Revisited: June 26, 4:45 p.m., Metropolitan Pavilion, 2nd Floor

New York’s Next Top Makers Pitch Night: June 26, 7 p.m., Metropolitan Pavilion, 2nd Floor

The CE Week Super Sessions from CNET, Engadget, Mashable, PCWorld/TechHive and Polygon will address popular topics including 3D printing, crowdfunding, and the next generation of gaming, with sessions at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 2nd floor, including:

Polygon Super Session: Video Gaming’s Other Next-Gen: June 26, 1:35 p.m.

Moderated by Christopher Grant, Editor-in-Chief, Polygon

CNET Super Session: Bringing 3D Printing to Consumers: June 26, 3:15 p.m.

Moderated by Paul Sloan, Executive Editor, CNET

Mashable Super Session: The Battle Over Smartphone Screen Size: June 27, 10:15 a.m.

Moderated by Lance Ulanoff, Editor-in-Chief, Mashable

PCWorld/TechHive Super Session: Who’s Fastest? Wireless Speed Test Results: June 27, 12:15 p.m.

Engadget Super Session: Crowdfunding the Hardware Revolution: June 27, 1:45 p.m.

Moderated by Brian Heater, Director of Media, Engadget

Top company executives will introduce new products and discuss what’s ahead for their companies during their press conferences at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 2nd Floor:

Sharp: June 26, 8:45 a.m.

Pioneer: June 26, 11:30 a.m.

Monster: June 26, 12:00 p.m.

Kenwood: June 26, 2:40 p.m.

Toshiba: June 26, 4:15 p.m.

Owner IQ: June 27, 9:45 a.m.

BlueBOLT: June 27, 11:15 a.m.

Soen Audio: June 27, 1:15 p.m.

Registration and CE Week Line Shows and Exhibits Hours

Wednesday, June 26

7:45 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. – Registration and badge pick-up

8:30 – 10:30 a.m. – Show floor open for Showstoppers VIP Preview (invite-only)

10:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. – Show floor open for to all attendees

Thursday, June 27

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Registration and badge pick-up

9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Show floor open to all attendees

For the latest CE Week news check out the CE Week News publication powered by Launch.it and the CE Week 2013 Event Listing on Business Wire.

Join in on the CE Week conversation by tweeting using the official hashtag #CEWeek.

About CE Week

CE Week, trade-only event, is the consumer electronics (CE) industry’s weeklong, citywide event in New York City. The official mid-year conference and new technology showcase includes the event headquarters, CE Week Line Shows and Exhibits, which is the site of CE Week’s largest exhibition hall and conference program. CE Week is organized in association with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, along with Martin Porter Associates and Consumer Technology Publishing Group/NAPCO, publisher of Dealerscope, Technology Integrator and Tell Magazines.

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