NEW YORK, March 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. consumer technology industry is forecasted to hit a record-setting $287 billion in retail revenues in 2016, driven by IoT and newer innovations such as wearables, virtual reality and drones. Back-to-school and fourth quarter sales drive a major portion of that revenue.
To help educate press, retailers, consumers and tech thought leaders, B&H Photo-Video, the country's largest consumer & professional technology retailer is joining forces with CE Week, New York City's largest consumer technology showcase.
"B&H is an iconic New York City phenomena, attracting an international audience of millions at their headquarters and online. This partnership will create a direct link between the CE Week exhibit floor and worldwide buyers of the latest new technologies," says Eric Schwartz, President/CRO – Consumer Technology, NAPCO Media.
"New York City is our home and we're committed to driving awareness about the latest technologies to our customers," said Henry Posner, Director of Communications, B&H. Our consumer education expertise will help CE Week deliver millions of buyers with the information they need to make the right buying choice. Today's consumer technology buyer is thirsty for new product news and we're proud to be the trusted voice they turn to for recommendations, value and advice."
Highlights of B&H's program at CE Week include:
- CE Week Official Opening Night Party: On the evening of June 21, select media, social media influencers, industry VIPs and CE Week exhibitors will be invited to a gala store party at B&H's headquarters on 34th St and 9th Avenue to celebrate the start of CE Week in NYC. Space is very limited. Media interested in being considered for an invitation to the event should contact Jayme Schwartz.
- Sponsor of "10 Under 20: Young Innovators to Watch" Award Competition: B&H will be on the judging board for the competition and present $100 gift certificates to the ten winning students.
- Educational Seminars: B&H partners to host educational seminars covering a variety of topics. More information pertaining to the content of the seminars will be available in the coming months.
- Exhibit on Show Floor: B&H branded area on the show floor with several industry partners showcasing their latest exciting technology.
Press will be able to join at CE Week and get educated on topics from new TV formats to how to take better photos, to understanding iOT. For more information and to register for CE Week 2016, visit http://www.ceweekny.com.
About CE Week
CE Week is the consumer electronics (CE) industry's official weeklong, citywide event in New York City. The official mid-year meeting, conference and new technology showcase includes the event headquarters, CE Week Exhibits, which is the site of CE Week's largest exhibition hall and conference program. CE Week is produced annually by the Consumer Technology Group of NAPCO Media, publisher of Dealerscope and Technology Integrator magazines, and producer of FutureVision and Dealerscope Top Retailer Summit. For more information, visit www.ceweekny.com and keep up with our latest news on Facebook and Twitter.
About B&H PhotoVideo
As the world's largest source of photography, video, and audio equipment, B&H Photo-Video is known worldwide for its attentive, knowledgeable sales force and excellent customer service, including fast, reliable shipping. Visitors to the website can access a variety of enlightening articles and educational videos. B&H has been satisfying customers worldwide since 1973. http://www.bandh.com.
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