CE Week Annual Midyear Consumer Electronics Showcase Expands Event Lineup

CE Week Annual Midyear Consumer Electronics Showcase Expands Event Lineup


New York, NY—CE Week, the consumer electronics and technology industry’s annual midyear showcase and conference, added several events to the weeklong gathering in New York City. These additions, combined with the return of popular events from year’s past, will make CE Week 2013 the largest and most robust CE Week ever.

CE Week will bring together global companies and innovators for a week of conferences, exhibitions, workshops and networking events, June 24–28, 2013, in New York City. The CE Week Line Shows and exhibits, CE Week’s official show headquarters, is scheduled for June 26–27 at the Altman Building and Metropolitan Pavilion. A sampling of the events and conferences for CE Week 2013 includes the following.

DI Symposium 2013.
New this year, the DI Symposium—presented by Digital Imaging Reporter, the PhotoImaging Manufacturers and Distributors Association (PMDA) and the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)—will explore the many business and consumer issues facing the digital imaging community. It will offer unique perspective from a diverse group of companies, as well as speakers and panelists from all aspects of the DI community. Topics that will be discussed include imaging innovation, new consumer behaviors, retailer issues, government issues, opportunities in the HD video segment, and a look into digital image databases. The symposium will be held on June 24 at Apella in the Alexandria Center.

Engadget+gdgt Live.
For the third consecutive year, the innovative event series that brings technology brands and gadget enthusiasts together will kick off CE Week on June 24 at the Altman Building.

Women in CE Forum. The second annual Career Enhancement Forum, “Empower Your Entrepreneurial Spirit,” returns to the Rubin Museum of Art on June 25. The event will include keynotes from Kay Koplovitz, founder of USA Networks, and Mika Brzezinski, cohost of MSNBC’s Morning Joe and best-selling author of Know Your Value.

iLounge NYC at CE Week Line Shows and Exhibits
. The new VIP event on June 25 and two-day exhibition on June 26–27 will bring the excitement of the thriving Apple accessory industry to Manhattan, showcasing the best upcoming iPad, iPhone, and iPod products.

Ultra HD Conference. A new half-day conference on June 25 will feature leading technologists, marketers, broadcasters and home entertainment executives who will share their views on the viability of the Ultra HD market, an overview of their individual road maps to market, and a range of opinions about how Ultra HD content is going to be delivered to households.

Mobile Apps Showdown at CE Week Line Shows and Exhibits. Produced by Robin Raskin and Living in Digital Times, the Mobile Apps Showdown NYC competition will put the best in mobile app technology on display. During the live showdown on June 26, 10 finalists will put their apps to the test and the audience will cast the deciding vote on the best app.

FashionWare NYC at CE Week Line Shows and Exhibits.
Produced by Robin Raskin, founder and president of Living in Digital Times, the new FashionWare exhibit on June 26–27 and runway show on June 26 will celebrate the most stylish, and unique designs in high-tech fashion.

The Techlicious Summit at CE Week Line Shows and Exhibits. In this new half-day conference on June 27, Suzanne Kantra, founder of Techlicious, will discuss how women make tech purchases, what type of messaging resonates with women, how to reach women through social channels and what’s on women’s wish lists.

Registration for CE Week 2013 opens April 15. ceweekny.com