GSA Global Leadership Summit to Co-locate with CES Asia 2016

14-Apr-2016 8:14 AM

Industry executives gather for thought leadership and to highlight innovation

ARLINGTON, Va.--()--Today, CES Asia™ announced that the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA)’s Global Leadership Summit (GLS) will be held in conjunction with CES Asia 2016 to promote cross-industry collaboration and innovation. CES Asia is the premier event in Asia for the consumer technology industry, showcasing the full innovation value-chain across the Asian market. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, and co-produced by Intex Shanghai, CES Asia will run May 11-13, 2016, in Shanghai, China.


GLS is GSA’s flagship event held every two years in Shanghai, China. This year’s Summit, entitled “The Rise of China,” will discuss China’s efforts to grow the semiconductor industry from within and how this will translate to new opportunities for the global market.

“We are excited to partner with the GSA as we pursue our shared goal of promoting collaboration and innovation, as well as grow the Asian marketplace for our respective industries,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association. “CES Asia attracts over 30,000 total attendees, more than 5,000 of which are senior-level executives from a broad array of global industries. We look forward to welcoming executives attending GLS to CES Asia 2016 to network, learn and identify opportunities for shared industry growth.”

“GLS brings together more than 200 leading executives from around the world to collaborate on solutions that will further enhance the contribution of the semiconductor industry,” says Jodi Shelton, president, Global Semiconductor Alliance. “Collocating GLS with CES Asia was an easy decision as it provides the opportunity for these leaders to take their collaborative efforts one step further by including the consumer electronics ecosystem.”

The second annual CES Asia will span up to 32,000 gross square meters of exhibit space. Businesses from around the globe come to CES Asia to launch new products into the fast growing Asian marketplace. Currently more than 300 companies from 23 countries, regions and territories are set to exhibit at CES Asia 2016. Top exhibitors include 360, 3M, Alibaba, Audio-Technica, Baidu Online Network Technology, Beltronics, BMW, Cobra Electronics, Continental Automotive Holding, Escort, Garmin, Gibson Brands, Hisense, Huawei, IBM, Intel,, LeTV, LG, Mercedes-Benz, Monster, NavInfo, Onkyo, Peiker Automotive Technology, Pioneer, OnStar/Chevrolet, Scosche, Sogou Technology Development, Speck, Suning, TE, Twitter, Volvo, Voxx, Wacom and Yihaodian. Find the full list of exhibiting companies. CES Asia 2016 also features a dynamic conference program. The complete lineup of CES Asia conference sessions is available on

The Global Leadership Summit is an invitation-only event, dedicated to promoting the advancement of technology, business and education with the ultimate goal of improving efficiencies and strengthening the semiconductor industry. For more information about the event, please contact Britton Cunningham at

Registration for CES Asia 2016 is live. Visit for more information.

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 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 Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA)

The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) mission is to support the global semiconductor industry and its partners by offering a comprehensive view of the industry. This enables members to better anticipate market opportunities and industry trends, preparing them for technology and business shifts. It addresses the challenges within the supply chain including IP, EDA/design, wafer manufacturing, test and packaging to enable industry-wide solutions. Providing a platform for meaningful global collaboration through efficient power networking for global semiconductor leaders and their partners, the GSA identifies and articulates market opportunities, encourages and supports entrepreneurship, and provides members with comprehensive and unique market intelligence. Members include companies throughout the supply chain representing 30 countries across the globe. Learn more at

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


  • CES on the Hill – Register
    April 19, Washington, DC
  • Digital Patriots Dinner – Register
    April 20, Washington, DC
  • CES Asia 2016 – Register
    May 11-13, Shanghai, China
  • CEO Summit
    June 21-24, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Innovate!
    September 20-22, San Jose, CA
  • CES Unveiled Prague
    October 20, Prague, Czech Republic
  • CES Unveiled Paris
    October 25, Paris, France
  • CT Hall of Fame
    November 9, New York, NY
  • CES Unveiled New York
    November 10, New York, NY
  • CES Unveiled Las Vegas
    January 3, Las Vegas, NV
  • CES 2017
    January 5-8, Las Vegas, NV


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