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The Consumer Electronics Association to Advance Sustainability Efforts through Las Vegas Donations

Consumer Electronics Association (CEA):



The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® will hold a news conference to announce donations to local Las Vegas organizations to advance clean energy and sustainable living. CEA owns and produces the International CES®, the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies, which is held annually in Las Vegas. The 2014 International CES opens on Tuesday, January 7 and runs through Friday, January 10. This event is open to credentialed media only.



Monday, January 6, at 3:00 p.m. PT


Dr. Thomas Piechota, UNLV interim vice president for research and economic development

Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA

Hugh Sinnock, vice president of customer experience, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority

Rick Van Diepen, executive director, Green Chips

Julie Wilcox, director of public services, Springs Preserve

Jinger Zeng, UNLV student



Experience CEA Stage in the Grand Lobby

Las Vegas Convention Center

Parking in the LVCC Gold Lot only



The 2014 CES will feature more than 3,200 exhibitors unveiling the latest consumer technology products and services across 15 product categories. For more information on the 2014 CES, visit

The world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies is also one of the greenest. Trade Show Executive magazine named the 2012 International CES the tradeshow with the “Most Innovative Green Initiatives by Show Management,” and in 2010, “North America's Greenest Show.” For more information on the sustainability practices of the 2014 International CES please go to For more on how to live green, buy green, and recycle responsibly, visit

Note to Editors: The official name of the global technology event is “International CES.” Subsequent references to the show can be shortened to “CES.” Please do not use “Consumer Electronics Show” to refer to the International CES.

About CEA:

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the technology trade association representing the $203 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES – The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA’s industry services. Find CEA online at, and through social media:

About CES:

The International 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 more than 40 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. And because it is owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the technology trade association representing the $203 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry, it attracts the world’s business leaders and pioneering thinkers to a forum where the industry’s most relevant issues are addressed. Follow CES online at and through social media:


  • CES Unveiled LAS VEGAS
    January 5, 2014, Las Vegas, NV
  • 2014 International CES
    January 7-10, 2014, Las Vegas, NV
  • CEA Winter Break
    March 18-21, 2014, Vail, CO
  • Digital Patriots Dinner
    April 29, 2014, Washington, DC
  • CES on the Hill
    April 30, 2014, Washington, DC
  • 2014 Technology & Standards Spring Forum
    May 19-23, 2014, Seattle, WA
  • CE Week
    June 23-27, 2014, New York, NY
    • CE Week Exhibits
      June 25-26, 2014, New York, NY

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