Highlights of CES Asia 2016
The second annual CES Asia shattered all expectations with 439 exhibiting companies from 23 countries, regions and territories introducing exciting innovative products, collaborations and services in the Asian marketplace. Four halls of the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) were bustling with 33,879 attendees, including 1,137 members of the media.
Technologies showcased at CES Asia 2016 spanned the tech ecosystem from the latest in 3D printing, wearables, robotics, drones, vehicle technology, smart home and the Internet of Things (IoT). The show floor featured 15 product categories and the brand-new Startup Park, a dedicated destination for innovation including 64 startups with exhibitors from China, France, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and the United States.
Influential executives from major brands took to the CES Asia stage to announce new partnerships and strategic business ventures. The CES Asia Conference Program featured 135 speakers and 50 sessions, including keynotes from Huawei’s Kevin Ho, Wanda Cinema Line’s John Zeng, Legendary East’s Peter Loehr, Intel’s Josh Walden, BMW’s Olaf Kastner, Tmall’s Yin Jing, Alibaba Group’s Xiaoming (Simon) Hu, JD.com’s Chen Zhang and JD Smart’s Eric Wang. CES Asia featured all four of China’s top retailers, with Suning and Yiahodian joining Alibaba and JD.com as exhibitors. No other event in the world, including CES, has all major Chinese retailers participating together.