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‘Industry Stalwart’ Robert Heiblim Dies

Long-time consumer technology executive, consultant, and CTA committee chair and division head Robert Heiblim, 69, died last Friday, January 7, after a long battle with cancer. Read the rest of this obit for my friend Robert Heiblim at TWICE.com here.

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What To Expect At CES 2022

New Exhibit Hall, New Keynoters, New Transportation, New Covid Measures, New Virtual Connectivity – and New Product Categories – To Be Featured Read this report here at TWICE.com.

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CTA: Expect Robust Q4, $500b In U.S. Tech Sales in 2022

Despite chip shortages, supply chain problems, and staffing issues, demand and sales for consumer tech – especially WFH and home entertainment devices – has and will remain high through the holiday season and next year. Read this report here at … Continue reading

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CTA Inducts 2020, 2021 Hall Of Fame Classes

After missing a year because of the pandemic, CTA inducted its 2020 and 2021 Hall of Fame classes at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York, along with its last two sets of Innovation Award winners. Read the rest of this report – … Continue reading

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Happy 100th Birthday, Consumer Technology Business

Celebrating the 100th birthday of the consumer technology industry with the story behind how and why our business came to be and of those responsible for creating it, in five parts: Part 1: The Wireless Age Part 2: A National Priority Part … Continue reading

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CTA Names 2020 Hall Of Fame Class, 3 Innovation Entrepreneurs

The engineer who designed the first consumer electronics product that birthed our industry a century ago, the two computer programmers who have been dubbed the “Fathers of the Internet,” the executive who energized Sony and Sirius XM satellite radio, and … Continue reading

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What Will A Virtual CES Look Like?

That collective sigh of relief expelled by prospective attendees in the wake of CTA’s decision to hold CES virtually was accompanied by an exasperated “What do we do now?” response by exhibitors. Read the rest of this report here at TWICE.com.

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CTA Expands Diversity and Inclusion at CES and Via Venture Fund Investments

CTA today announced a series of initiatives to expand the diversity and inclusion at CES and in the consumer technology industry at large, including its first investments in venture companies led by and supporting firms led by women and people of color, as … Continue reading

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