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Calling all Tech Innovators: Enter Today for Best of CES Asia Awards Program, Presented by ZOL


Product entries are now being accepted for the Best of CES Asia Awards, the official awards program of CES Asia™ 2016, presented by ZOL. The program is focused on the most innovative products and technologies across 15 categories. Entries are now being accepted through April 11, 2016. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ and co-produced by Intex Shanghai, CES Asia will run May 11-13 in Shanghai, China.

"The Best of CES Asia awards program is a tremendous opportunity for exhibitors to gain recognition for their cutting-edge products that are changing the tech landscape," Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association. "We are pleased to partner with ZOL for a second year in a row and look forward to seeing who takes home the title of the ‘Best of CES Asia' in Shanghai."

Award topics include: Best Startup, Best Transportation Product, Best Offbeat Product, Best Maker-friendly Product and Best Drone. In addition to category-specific awards, ZOL will also present the Best of the Best and People's Choice Awards. The ceremony for the Best of CES Asia Awards will be live during CES Asia, at 1 PM, Friday, May 13, at ZOL's booth. Submission is free. Companies interested in submitting products for consideration or to view a full list of award categories, visit

"People look forward to CES every year in January, and should now look forward to May in Shanghai. We cannot wait to see the exciting new innovations that will debut at CES Asia and we are proud to produce the Best of CES Asia Awards," said Gao YingBin, General Manager of ZOL. "It's the best technology event in Asia, and with more than 16 years of experience in the technology industry, ZOL will help find the best tech on the show floor."

More than 275 companies across 15 product categories are already signed up to exhibit at CES Asia. The full list of companies exhibiting at CES Asia can be found via the Online Exhibitor Directory. Registration for CES Asia 2016 is now live. For more information visit

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 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 1992 and jointly invested by Shanghai Hongqiao E&T Development Zone United Development Co., Ltd., CCPIT Shanghai and Istithmar P&O Estates FZE. Intex owns venue in Shanghai, and manages various exhibition venues outside of Shanghai, and also organizes and co-organizes about 10 international trade shows in China as a prominent producer of international tradeshows. 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


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