JD.com Returns to CES Asia as Official Industry Partner


Arlington, Va., United States
The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ announced that JD.com (NASDAQ: JD) returns to CES AsiaTM 2016 as an official industry partner, bringing an innovative exhibition to the show floor and robust conference programming to Asia’s premier technology event. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association and co-produced by Intex Shanghai, the second annual CES Asia will run May 11-13, in Shanghai, China.

“JD.com has been a tremendous champion of CES Asia and was a strong supporter of the inaugural event in 2015, helping to make the show a phenomenal success. We are thrilled to welcome JD.com back to CES Asia 2016 as a valued industry partner,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association. “As one of China’s top brands, JD.com is vitally important to the Chinese economy and we look forward to growing our dynamic partnership.”

JD.com also will exhibit on the CES Asia show floor (SNIEC, Hall N1, Booth #1326). Their exhibit will present the achievements of JD Smart, JD Finance and JD Logistics Lab, showcasing JD Smart’s open smart ecosystem of interconnection technologies and applications, as well as the JD Smart start-up program. In addition, JD.com will demonstrate the leading technologies in the areas of smart logistics, drone delivery and artificial intelligence. Additionally, JD.com will host a launch event during CES Asia.

“We are delighted to be partnering again with CES Asia as it brings its world-famous event back to Shanghai for the second year,” said Chen Zhang, CTO, JD.com. “CES is synonymous with technology innovation, which makes the partnership an outstanding fit for JD.com, which has built its reputation on its commitment to quality and authentic products. We look forward to many more years of cooperation to help bring world-leading electronics to China’s consumers.”

CES Asia 2016 will feature four major Chinese retailers showcasing their buying platforms and ecosystems on the show floor. No other event in the world, including CES, has all major Chinese retailers participating together.

Returning to Shanghai for its second year, CES Asia 2016 is expanding from two exhibit halls in 2015 to four with a show floor that will span 32,000 gross square meters (16,000 net square meters). Featuring more than 300 exhibiting companies, the entire global technology industry will be represented at CES Asia across 15 product categories from 3D printing and smart home to vehicle technology and wearables.

For the latest news and information, or to register for CES Asia 2016, visit www.CESAsia.com.

Note to Editors: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 Consumer Technology Association:

Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM is the trade association representing the $287 billion U.S. consumer technology industry. 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 CES Asia:

Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM and co-produced by Intex Shanghai, 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 new event to grow and reinforce their brand by showcasing the latest products and technologies to consumer tech industry executives, foreign buyers, international media and a limited number of consumers from China. 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 Intex Shanghai:

Intex Shanghai Co., Ltd is the sub joint venture company of CCPIT (China Council for the Promotion of International Trade) Shanghai, which started in 1992 and is jointly invested by Shanghai Hongqiao E&T Development Zone United Development Co., Ltd., CCPIT Shanghai and Istithmar P&O Estates FZE. As a prominent producer of tradeshows in China, Intex owns a venue in Shanghai, manages various exhibition venues outside of Shanghai and also organizes and co-organizes 10 international trade shows throughout China. Intex Shanghai is the vice chairman of SCEIA, the Deputy Director of CAEC and the member of UFI and has a stand-out reputation in the domestic exhibition industry. Find Intex Shanghai online at www.intex-sh.com.


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