VIDEO: TSE Talks to CES 2022 Exhibitors; Why Meeting in Real Life Matters

Gabrielle Weiss, Vice President & Editor-in-Chief
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LAS VEGAS – Trade Show Executive covered the watershed moment when the mega CES 2022 used COVID mitigation tactics, rather than containment tactics to move the industry forward and gather in January, 2022. In service to all its stakeholders, show management provided hybrid options to exhibitors and attendees. In this video, we talk to exhibitors from the U.S. and around the world to understand why they chose to attend the live show. Hear what they said in this homespun video capturing the energy of the show floor.

There were thousands of product debuts unveiling innovation that will better the world and solve global challenges. More than 2300 exhibiting companies from around the world, including more than 800 startups, launched products featuring innovation across artificial intelligence, automotive technology, digital health, smart home and more. CES welcomed more than 45,000 attendees in person, including 1800 global media, across 11 indoor and outdoor venues. The show was truly a global event, with 30% of attendees traveling from outside the U.S. and  representing 119 countries. “The CES show floor buzzed with the joy of human interaction and a five-sense innovation experience with products that will redefine our future and change our world for the better,”  Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM, owner and producer of CES, said. Check out some of the excitement that prevailed in this video that features:
  • Jonathan Ontiveros, Audio Design Desk, Beverly Hills, CA
  • Nathalie Birac, Finz
  • Sean McFetridge, Rainstick Shower, Kelowna, BC, CanadaAli
  • Randall Finke, Israel Pavilion, San Francisco, CA
  • Ali Rohani, SHYLD AI, Santa Clara, CA
  • Dr. Mark Blackwell, Skydrive, Inc., Tokyo, Japan
  • Mark Oudenhoven, Videowindow, Delft, Netherlands