AUSTIN, Texas and BERLIN, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The all-important fourth quarter in technology begins tonight, with nearly 50 technology companies unboxing new consumer electronics and home appliances for work, home and play at ShowStoppers at IFA 2012, the official press event at IFA, the global tradeshow for consumer electronics and home appliances that moves markets and inspires buyers.
More than 850 journalists – a new record -- from Asia, Europe, the Americas and Africa pre-registered to attend the fifth-annual edition of ShowStoppers @ IFA.
Startups and industry leaders exhibiting at the fifth-annual edition of ShowStoppers @ IFA include Aiptek, CTIA, devolo, DisplaySearch, Emporia Telecom, Eton, Ford Motor Co., Gear4, Hewlett-Packard, HGST / Western Digital, the HomePlug Power Alliance, HYPER / Sanho, Improv Electronics, INRIX, interactive scape , iRobot, Jabra, Koubachi, LifeProof, Liquid Image / Zocker Toys, Mass Fidelity / Sonic Union, Monster Products, mophie, Otterbox, Parallels, Philips / uWand, Plantronics, Samsung / mSpot, Sennheiser, Speck Products, Stream TV Networks, TDK Life on Record / XtremeMac / Imation, Texas Instruments, Thomson / RCA, TOSY Robotics, Wrapsol, X-Rite / Pantone, ZAGG and Zensorium.
"IFA is where global innovations begin, at the right time of year to bring new products to market, as the holiday season begins," said Jens Heithecker, executive director of IFA. "We look forward to welcoming journalists and analysts to ShowStoppers, the right event to help journalists discover new products from innovators and industry leaders."
IFA is the world's most significant consumer electronics and home appliances tradeshow. The event has become the premier venue for global product introductions and business development. This year's IFA hosts more than 1,400 exhibitors from 50 countries.
IFA is organized by Messe Berlin and owned by Gesellschaft für Unterhaltungs und Kommunikationselektronik (gfu). Messe Berlin produces regional, national and international trade shows, exhibitions and conventions. gfu is the Association for Consumer and Communications Electronics.
Now in its 20th year, ShowStoppers is the global leader in producing press and business events spanning the US, Europe, Japan and India. 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 produces events at CES, CTIA and Mobile World Congress, among others, and the official press events at IFA, NAB, Sandbox Summit and the CEA LineShow.
To exhibit at ShowStoppers events, contact Dave Leon, director of sales, +1-845-638-3527.
Nicole von der Ropp
IFA Press Officer, Messe Berlin GmbH
+49 (30) 3038-2217