Cite Announces Largest IT & Consumer Electronics Show In Asia
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 03, 2014, 07:35 PM EST
Sell to China with Invited Chinese Distributors -- CITE Launches American Pavilion
Date of 2nd Annual CITE 2014 is APRIL 10-12, 2014 in Shenzhen, PR China. CITE 2014 (China Information Technology Expo)is organized by Ministry of Industry & Information Technology (MIIT) & Municipal Government of Shenzhen.
The China Information Technology Expo (CITE) http://eng.citexpo.org announced today the 2nd annual CITE 2014 -- the largest IT and consumer electronics show in Asia. Held April 10-12, 2014 at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center in Shenzhen, China, CITE 2014 is organized jointly by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) and the Shenzhen Municipal Government of P.R. China. The show will feature over 100,000 square meters (approximately 320,000 square feet) of tradeshow floor space with over 100,000 professional international attendees.
Latest International Innovations in Technology
CITE 2014 is the largest comprehensive IT and consumer electronics show in Asia and an international platform for the next generation of consumer electronics, with the latest innovations in technologies, including 4G, wearable, automotive, 3D printing, digital audio and video, home automation, mobile commerce, intelligent mobile computing, network equipment, and software/apps.
2014 will be the first year that 4G products and wearable devices become commercialized. With the release of 4G licenses to three leading Chinese telecom operators, smartphone, tablet, and related technologies will begin appearing in China. CITE 2014 is the right place to see these developments.
CITE 2014 Top exhibitors and Technologies:
• 4G providers: China Mobile, China Unicom, Chin Telecom, and more.
• Solutions providers: MTK, Spreadtrum, Marvell, Broadcom, and more.
• Terminal manufacturers: Lenovo, Huawei, Samsung, LG, Hisense, Coolpad, and more.
• Wearable Devices: High performance smart watches, health and medical devices.
• New material: New battery and flexible screens.
Unique Business Matchmaking Program for U.S. Exhibitors & Asian Buyers
An Asian tradeshow, CITE 2014 provides a unique opportunity for U.S. companies to showcase their new brands, technologies, and innovations to Chinese and Asian distributors and the emerging Chinese marketplace with a new American Pavilion. Unlike other Asian trade shows that focus on selling Chinese products to U.S. companies, CITE is geared to U.S. companies that want to sell their products into the Asian market, by organizing the attendance of numerous high quality Chinese distributors and dealers and providing on-site business matchmaking programs in a “one on one” format, with qualified supplier introduction meetings, purchase preferences, and supply meetings, etc. At CITE 2013 last year, thousands of exhibitors and visitors from science and technology parks, electronics associations, CE companies, and buyer groups from BYD, Skyworth, Konka, ZTE, TCL, GREE, Fenghua, Samsung, Greatwall, Meidea and other companies successfully participated in the program. CITE 2014 will feature over 1,500 IT and consumer electronics exhibitors from around the world demonstrating their latest cutting-edge products and technologies.
Innovative Conference Program
China New Generation of Information Technology Summit Forum
The China New Generation of Information Technology Summit Forum will feature government officials, industry experts, and successful international entrepreneurs, who will discuss the impact of the consumer electronics and IT industry to increase consumer spending and improve people’s lives. Industry growth patterns and successful marketing techniques will also be important subjects.
In addition to exhibitions, CITE 2014 will feature innovative conferences with highlights including sessions on:
• 4G and the Internet Forum
• 4G Intelligent Terminal Summit forum
• Wearable Devices Industry Chain Forum
• IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics
• 2014 China Smart Home and City Forum
• Maker Fair China 2014
• Electronic & Mobile Commerce: Electronic Commerce and IT Industry Chain Revolution
• Cloud Computing and Open Data
• Big Data & Development of Information Technology Industry:An Opportunity or a Challenge
• Touch Screen and Flat Panel Display Forum
• Connected Vehicle Industry Development Forum
• 3D Printing Forum
• Mobile Gaming Industry DevelopmentForum
CITE 2014 Innovation Award – of a New Generation Consumer Electronics
The CITE 2014 Innovations Award will be given out during the show to innovative new products, software, and apps that change the way consumers work and play. Last year, nearly 60 companies won the award, chosen from the over 2,000 new products and technologies introduced during CITE 2013. The CITE Innovations Award is becoming the leading indicator of a new generation of consumer electronics and technology.
“CITE is the most important window for global electronic information industry counterparts to learn about market in China,” said Mr. Xiaopeng An, Deputy Director General of IT Industry Dept., the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of P.R.China (MIIT) and Deputy Director of the office of CITE 2014 Organizing Committee. “CITE is the weather vane of China electronic information industry development.
CITE 2014 Press Event During CES Las Vegas on Wed., Jan. 8, 2014
CITE 2014 will be introduced at a press event during CES 2014 in Las Vegas:
CITE 2014 Press Reception
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas (Invite only)
The CITE Press Event will feature presentations by Mr. Xiaopeng An, Deputy Director General of IT Industry Dept., the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of P.R. China (MIIT), and U.S. and international CITE 2014 exhibitors. CITE 2014 Press Event at CES is by invitation only, contact for press invites: Karen Thomas, Thomas PR firstname.lastname@example.org.
Discover Your IT Dreams -- Share Your Digital Life
Discover Your IT Dreams: CITE is a stage for displaying creative IT products, a window for exploring innovations and trends, a new continent for new market and business opportunities, and a new platform for inspiring dreams and aspirations.
Share Your Digital Life: IT professionals and enthusiasts desiring a digital life will join CITE 2014 and share their understanding, experience and view new technologies and applications from digital entertainment to digital home, e-health to e-learning, and smart transportation to smart city and more.
China, the Most Fascinating Consumer Electronics & IT Market in the World
Shenzhen, the Most Innovative City in China
China is one of the most dynamic countries, with the largest consumer electronics and IT industries in the world. In 2012, consumer electronics and IT sales were over 1.8 trillion dollars. The volume of output for smartphones, PCs, and TVs accounted for 50% of the total world-wide, and dozens of electronic components ranked first in the global marketplace. China is the largest consumer electronics market, with 318 million smartphones sold (a 83% increase compared to the previous year) and 18.5 million smart TVs sold (a 109% increase as compared to the previous year) from January to November 2013. China is also the world’s fastest growing e-commerce market, with 1.2 billion mobile and 500 million Internet users. For example, the number of users for the most popular social networking application “Wechat” has increased to 600 million in only 3 years and Alibaba, the largest e-commerce company in China, reached 5.7 billion dollars in just one day of sales on Nov 11, 2013.
Shenzhen, China has become an important city for the research, development and production of consumer electronics products in the world, and ranks number one world-wide in the manufacturing of computers, smartphones, TVs and components. Located adjacent to Hong Kong, China and as one of the most developed cities with a leading position in China’s manufacturing industry, Shenzhen has played a key role in China’s consumer electronics industry, and is a home to the headquarters and production centers of many leading IT and consumer electronics companies. With numerous industrial parks all in place, the local government is committed to promoting the development of high-tech sectors with favorable investment policies and technical support.
For more information on CITE 2014, see http://eng.citexpo.org, CITE Organizing Committee /China Electronic Appliance Corp., email: email@example.com, Phone: 86-10-5166 2329 ext. 37, Fax: 86-10-6818 9519.