June 13, 2018 – CES Asia 2018, the premier event for the consumer technology industry in China, showcasing the full breadth and depth of the innovation value-chain in the Asian marketplace, kicked off its fourth annual show today in Shanghai, China. More than 500 exhibitors and 100 startup companies are expected to attend.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies China (H+K China) is pleased to align as a communications partner of CES Asia™, marking the third year in a row that it has done so. H+K China will be working with the show’s regional producer and owner, International CES (Shanghai) Exhibition Co. Ltd., and co-producer Shanghai Intex, Ltd. (Shanghai Intex).
On a global scale, CES Asia is owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), which represents the $351 billion U.S. consumer technology industry. Founded in 1967, CES today offer a global portfolio of regionally-focused CES conferences, including CES Asia. Since its inception in 2015, CES Asia has grown significantly.
This year’s show will put a spotlight on the full arc of the technology eco-system in the Asia-Pacific market. Featured topics include: the Internet of Things (IoT), robotics, virtual and augmented reality, 5G and mobility. For the first time, CES Asia this year will introduce artificial intelligence as a new product category. It will additionally display the largest collection of vehicle and startup technologies ever assembled in one spot.
“CES Asia is one of the most influential shows in the consumer technology industry in the Asia region,” said Mr. QC Liang, President and CEO of H+K China. ”We’re excited and look forward to further building on our strategic partnership again this year.”
“As an upcoming tech innovation market, Asia is developing rapidly and has the potential to unearth even more exciting discoveries,” said Mr. Liang. “We believe that with our deep insights and experience from previous years, we will play an important role at CES Asia in showcasing exciting new products as well as their collaborations and services to industry professionals.”
About H+K China:
H+K China, the first international PR agency to enter the local market, has established deep roots over the course of its 34 years in China and brings a wealth of resources and professionalism to all of its engagements in the country. Additionally, H+K China was the communications partner for the 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2010 Shanghai Word Expo, enabling it to bring unique advantages to its exhibition communications work.
About CES Asia:
Owned and produced by International CES (Shanghai) Exhibition Co. Ltd. and co-produced by Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd (Shanghai Intex), 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.