In the 50-plus years CES has existed, the consumer technology trade show has become the largest and most influential tech event on the planet. Each year, the entire tech industry gathers in one place to launch products, build brands and network to solve some of today’s most pressing societal challenges.
Throughout the years, CES has been right alongside the newest and most exciting gadgets and devices. This year’s show, held January 8-11, was no different. As the global stage for innovation, CES 2019 featured roughly 180,000 attendees from over 155 different countries. Throughout the 2.75 million net square feet of exhibit space, 4,500 companies participated in the show, including household names such as Amazon, Google, Panasonic, John Deere, Dell, Sony, Samsung, IBM, Intel and so many more. CES also included 25-plus marketplaces for different types of technology and hosted more than 65,000 senior-level executives and 6,500 media members.