NEW YORK, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 160 major brands, innovators and startups melted the summer sidewalks of New York last Wednesday and Thursday, June 26-27, at CE Week Line Shows and Exhibits, CE Week's official show headquarters, featuring the East Coast's largest assortment of new CE product introductions on a single exhibition floor. ShowStoppers® kicked-off the event with the CE Week/ShowStoppers VIP Preview and breakfast reception, giving hundreds of journalists, columnists, bloggers and industry analysts a two-hour sneak peek at the sold out exhibit floor featuring the hottest new consumer electronics for work, home and play.
The CE Week/ShowStoppers VIP Preview began with a press conference where Sharp Electronics launched the 70-inch AQUOS Ultra HD LED TV, the only Ultra HD display that is THX® 4K Certified, able to analyze and enrich movies, TV shows, video games and even YouTube videos to 3840x2160, four times the resolution of today's high-definition 1920x1080 TVs.
The record-breaking 2013 edition of CE Week, a weeklong series of technology events across the city, drew 7,500 attendees to the CE Week Line Shows and Exhibits, CE Week Line Shows Conference, CEA Research Summit, conferences, exhibitions, networking events, press conferences, panels, and startup competitions, setting the stage for future innovations in consumer electronics.
ShowStoppers is gearing up to again preview the all-important fourth quarter in technology with new products for work, home and play at IFA 2013, the global tradeshow for consumer electronics and home appliances that moves markets and inspires buyers. The sixth consecutive edition of ShowStoppers @ IFA, the official press event of IFA, takes place 5 Sept. 2013 on the Messe Berlin fairgrounds in Berlin, Germany.
About CE Week
CE Week, a trade-only event, is the consumer electronics (CE) industry's weeklong, citywide event in New York City. The official mid-year conference and new technology showcase includes the event headquarters, CE Week Line Shows and Exhibits, which is the site of CE Week's largest exhibition hall and conference program. CE Week is organized in association with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, along with Martin Porter Associates and Consumer Technology Publishing Group/NAPCO, publisher of Dealerscope, Technology Integrator and Tell Magazines.
Now in its 20th year, ShowStoppers is the global leader in producing press and business events spanning the US, Europe and Asia. Each event organizes product introductions, sneak previews and demonstrations for selected journalists, bloggers, industry and financial analysts, venture capitalists and business executives. Industry leaders, innovators and startups exhibit to help generate news coverage and product reviews, make new connections, promote brand, and open new markets.
ShowStoppers press events around the world regularly feature industry leaders, innovators and startups such as Blackberry, BlueAnt Wireless, Brother, E Ink, Escort, Ford, Fujitsu, GM, Garmin, HP, Kingston, Lenovo, MadCatz, Magellan, McAfee, Moen, Novatel Wireless, Otterbox, Panasonic, Qualcomm, RCA, Roku, Samsung, SAP, Scottevest, Sennheiser, Sharp, Shure, Slacker, Sony, Stanley Black & Decker, StreamTV, Viewsonic and ZAGG.
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