CTA to Send the Next Generation of Tech Media to CES the Global Stage for Innovation

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) – owner and producer of CES® –
today announced the launch of its CES
Tech Media Trailblazers program. The program will award 25
up-and-coming media travel and accommodation for CES
2019, the world’s gathering place for all those who thrive on the
business of consumer technologies, which is set for Jan. 8-11, 2019, in
Las Vegas.

The CES
Tech Media Trailblazers program is designed to introduce new media
to CES and educate them on how to maximize time, discover newsworthy
content and navigate different areas of the show floor. The program will
also include special events, exclusive opportunities with CES executives
and more. Nominate
a Trailblazer now.

“I am delighted to announce the inaugural CES Tech Media Trailblazers
program, which selects the brightest, most promising young media to come
experience the largest and most influential technology event on the
planet,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CTA. “The Trailblazers
program allows this new group to join their peers and experience CES by
giving them a front row seat to the most innovative companies in the
world. This elite group will discover life-changing tech making the
world a better place from all major and emerging industries at CES 2019.”

With more than 6,500 media and 4,500 exhibitors expected to attend, CES
2019 is the proving ground for transformative tech. More than 250 CES
conference sessions will reflect diverse perspectives and are committed
to showcasing traditionally under-represented communities within the
technology industry. Attendees can expect to experience the latest in 5G
connectivity, artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality,
smart home, smart cities, sports technology, robotics, machine learning
and more. Companies of all sizes come to launch product, build brands
and partner to solve some of today’s most pressing societal challenges.

Media
can self-nominate or be nominated by a peer or superior. The
following requirements
must be met to be considered for the CES Tech Media Trailblazers program:

The nomination period closes Sept. 17, 2018. A judging panel will select
25 journalists to participate in the program. CTA is committed to
showcasing traditionally under-represented communities within the
technology industry. The CES Tech Media Trailblazers class of 2019 will
be announced Nov. 8, 2018, at CES
Unveiled New York.

Visit CES.tech
to submit a nomination or to learn more about the CES Tech Media
Trailblazers program.

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About CES:

CES® is the world’s gathering place for all 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. As
the largest hands-on event of its kind, CES features all aspects of the
industry. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM,
it attracts the world’s business leaders and pioneering thinkers. Check
out CES
video highlights. Follow CES online at CES.tech
and on social.

About Consumer Technology Association:

Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ is the trade association
representing the $351 billion U.S. consumer technology industry, which
supports more than 15 million U.S. jobs. More than 2,200 companies – 80
percent are small businesses and startups; others are among the world’s
best known brands – enjoy the benefits of CTA membership including
policy advocacy, market research, technical education, industry
promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and
strategic relationships. CTA also owns and produces CES® –
the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of
consumer technologies. Profits from CES are reinvested into CTA’s
industry services.

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