Our take – the event is one of the world’s most impactful trade shows. It is well-managed and generates an abundance of headlines. Livestreaming video gives front-row seats to remote viewers. How the Consumer Electronic Show managed COVID19 protocols and developed a successful hybrid event are benchmarks for conferences and trade shows in Las Vegas and elsewhere.
Attendees were to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to pick up a badge and access CES in-person in Las Vegas. CES recommended testing for COVID-19 prior to departing for Las Vegas and within 24 hours of entering a CES venue.
Official spin: “CES is the world’s gathering place for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years — the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), it attracts the world’s business leaders and pioneering thinkers.”
The Biggest Obstacle to Fake Meat’s Takeover of the World – Daily Beast
Best of – Verge
Two of Elon Musk’s Terrible Ideas Both Flopped in Las Vegas This Week – Curbed
CES to end a day early amid Omicron, cancellations
CES Sticking To In-Person Plan Despite Pullout Of Amazon, T-Mobile, Hisense & Others
LG Display brought a reclining curved OLED throne to CES this year – The Verge
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The first COMDEX was held in 1979 at the MGM Grand (now Bally’s) with 167 exhibitors and 3,904 attendees. Over the years, it grew enormously and evolved to become the huge Consumer Electronics Show.
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