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CES Asia 2019 Innovation Awards Call for Judges and Entries Now Open

Award winners to be featured at Asia’s premier event for the consumer tech industry


Arlington, VA – March 18, 2019 The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) today announced its call for judges and product entries for CES Asia 2019’s Innovation Awards. Tech experts and industry thought leaders can submit applications to join the judging panel now through March 26, 2019. Products can be submitted for consideration through April 19, 2019.


The CES Asia Innovation Awards program recognizes new-to-market products across 20 product categories, including artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, drones, green technologies, Internet of Things (IoT), vehicle tech, wearables and more. Products selected will be displayed in the Innovation Awards Showcase during CES Asia 2019 in Shanghai, China on June 11-13 and prominently featured on the official CES Asia website. The CES Asia Innovation Awards program is open to CES Asia exhibitors only. Additional program rules and entry qualifications, as well as last year’s Innovation Honorees, can be found on the CES Asia Innovation Awards webpage.


Honoring outstanding design and engineering in consumer technology, the CES Asia Innovation Awards program also seeks qualified judges to serve on an elite panel of reviewers. Global technology industry experts, analysts, designers, engineers and members of the media are encouraged to apply. Judges will evaluate each product category on five criteria: engineering qualities, aesthetic qualities, function and user value, unique features and level of innovation. Qualified judges must have an appreciation for outstanding product design and engineering in addition to at least five years of tech industry experience.


For additional inquiries about the CES Asia Innovation Awards program entry and judging, please contact CESAsiaInnovationAwards@CTA.tech.




Owned and produced by the International CES® (Shanghai) Exhibition Co. Ltd. and co-produced by Shanghai Intex, CES Asia 2019 will run from June 11-13, in Shanghai, China. The premier event for the consumer technology industry in the Asian market, CES Asia is a global platform for companies both large and small across the entire tech ecosystem to grow brands and forge partnerships. The event, designed for the Asia Pacific region and beyond, showcases transformative technologies such as 5G, artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, drones, retail and eCommerce, robotics, and vehicle tech.


For the latest show news, information, photos, b-roll and more, visit CESAsia.com.


Note to Editors: 

High-definition video b-roll from CES Asia 2018 is available for easy download on CESAsia.com.

Journalists traveling from outside of China will require a J-1 or J-2 visa. For questions about exhibiting at CES Asia, contact Brian Moon at bmoon@CTA.tech or +1 703-907-4351.



About CES Asia:

Owned and produced by the International CES (Shanghai) Exhibition Co. Ltd. and co-produced by Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd (Shanghai Intex), CES Asia is the premier event for the consumer technology industry, showcasing the full breadth and depth of the innovation value-chain in the Asian marketplace. Key global businesses come to this event to grow and reinforce their brand by showcasing the latest products and technologies to consumer tech industry executives, foreign buyers and international media. Attendees have exclusive access to some of the largest brands from China and around the world, while celebrating the innovation that defines the consumer technology sector.


About International CES (Shanghai) Exhibition Co. Ltd. and CTA:

International CES (Shanghai) Exhibition Co. Ltd. is a wholly foreign-owned enterprise by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), a trade association representing the $398 billion U.S. consumer technology industry, which supports more than 15 million U.S. jobs. More than 2,200 companies – 80 percent are small businesses and startups; others are among the world’s best known brands – enjoy the benefits of CTA membership including policy advocacy, market research, technical education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CTA also owns and produces CES® – the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Profits from CES are reinvested into CTA’s industry services.


About Shanghai Intex:

Taken independent in July 2016, Shanghai Intex Exhibition (Co., Ltd.) was originally founded in 1995 as the pioneering exhibition organizing business of Intex Shanghai, the first joint venture venue management business in Shanghai. Shanghai Intex is jointly overseen by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Shanghai and PNO Exhibitions, giving it the perfect combination of domestic and international resources. Over the last 20 years, Shanghai Intex has organized more than 100 tradeshows and over 1000 conferences, with a sum total show space in excess of 2 million square meters. Shanghai Intex runs a number of internationally renowned exhibitions covering the music industry, healthcare, lifestyle, advanced manufacturing, public transportation, floriculture, consumer electronics, technology and more.



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