Main Menu
Home
In the News
Special Contributors
Special Report - Bedding
Sponsors
Events Calendar
Classifieds
Advertising
Contact HGO
Home
follow-on-twitter
Merchandiser Fall 2014
Merchandiser Summer 2014
2014 Product Guide
Research Store

Canada Counts
CanadaCounts-Badge-Sept2012.fw
A survey of Canadian buying intentions.
Purchase Report

 

Syndicate
CES 2012 registration desk opens PDF Print E-mail
Written by HGO Staff   

ARLINGTON, Virginia (13 July 2011) - The online registration desk for the 2012 edition of the International Consumer Electronics Show is now open, the organizers have announced. The world's largest consumer technology tradeshow will be held from January 10 to 13 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), owners and organizers of the event, said registration for industry professionals will be free until August 31. Beginning September 1, a registration fee of US$100 applies. The fee will increase to US$200 at 5:01 p.m. EST on December 30.

Hotel rooms in Las Vegas, available through a special block for CES attendees, are also available.

The association has also announced that Steve Ballmer, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corporation, will deliver the pre-show keynote address.

"From mobile to desktop to gaming and beyond, Microsoft has a significant impact on all aspects of the consumer technology industry, and Steve Ballmer's keynote is a great way to kick off the exciting 2012 International CES," CEA president and chief executive officer Gary Shapiro said in a statement. "We are excited to hear Microsoft's latest initiatives and Ballmer's vision for where consumer technology is heading."

Ballmer's pre-show keynote address is slated for 6:30 p.m. on Monday, January 9, at The Venetian hotel. Microsoft has used the CES keynote stage in previous years to unveil innovative new products, including the original Xbox and Avatar Kinect.

CES attracts more than 140,000 of the top executives, retail buyers, content providers, entertainment executives, venture capitalists, engineers, government officials and media from more than 140 countries.

"We already can feel the enthusiasm surrounding the 2012 International CES as we gear up for innovative new exhibit areas that reflect the dynamic CE industry," said Karen Chupka, CEA senior vice president of events and conferences. "More than 20,000 new products are expected to launch at the 2012 CES, along with new attractions such as the ‘Eureka! Park' and ‘PMA@CES' TechZones, reinforcing the International CES as the most important global business event of the year."

For more information about the event or to register and book hotel rooms, go to the CES web site at www.cesweb.org.

<Previous   Next>
Banner
Other News
Resale market falls in September
OTTAWA (27 October 2014) - On a national and month-over-month basis, home sales fell 1.4% from August to September, according to the latest data from the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), although they were up 10.6%  on an actual year-over-year basis for the ninth month of the year.
Read more...
James Reid: Behaving with integrity

FROM THE HGO MERCHANDISER

It's been said the overwhelming majority of new business start-ups are lucky to reach their fifth anniversary. To reach that milestone 32 consecutive times under the ownership and management of four generations of a single family is truly remarkable. It's so rare there are barely a handful of furniture retailers across North America who can claim membership in this truly elite club. Indeed, some experts maintain only 3% of all family-owned businesses, regardless of the category in which they complete, make it to the fourth generation.

Read more...
BG secures new investment
WALKERTON, Ontario (21 October 2014) - BG Furniture has secured an initial $750,000 in ‘gross sales royalty' financing from Grenville Strategic Royalty Corporation. The funds will be used to support the solid wood case goods producer's sales growth and market expansion plans.
Read more...
GLR big ticket sales up again in August
OTTAWA (22 October 2014) - Statistics Canada's Group of Large Retailers (GLR) saw sales increase on a month-over-month basis in all major big-ticket home categories in August with the sole exception of major appliances. All five recorded improvements year-over-year.
Read more...
Banner

 

 .

Banner

Please, update your HGO profile

BRIGHTON, Ontario – To improve the efficiency of our newsletter delivery service and to bring ourselves in alignment with current Canadian legislation, we need our loyal readers to update their profiles.

If you’re in big ticket home goods, you can’t be without Home Goods Online – the only business-to-business news and information service for those working in Canada’s furniture, mattress, major appliance and consumer electronics industries.

Update Your Profile Now
Picture of the Day
Jaymar-Luna

The Luna (seen here) is the part of the first collection designed for Jaymar by the well-known U.S. based furniture designer Stanley Jay Freidman. It will be unveiled at this week’s High Point Market as part of new owner Daniel Walker’s growth plan for the Montreal-based upholstery market. Click here for details.


 

 

Banner
 
Banner
Banner
Donald Cooper
My Turn!
HGO Merchandiser
Banner
Upcoming Events
There are no upcoming events within the search range currently scheduled.
View Full Calendar