CES 2021 Exhibits: Future on the Floor

Jul 14, 2020 | Trade Shows

CES 2021 is coming January 6-9. This show is arguably the most important trade show in the World, certainly the most important in the United States, and undeniably a show that is future-forward.

Some of the most important discoveries and technologies of the 21st century have been unveiled and adopted at the Consumer Electronics Show, and this year will be no different. For the sheer wonder of the inventions revealed here, this show attracts nearly 200,000 attendees.

History, Legacy, and CES 2021

The first CES trade show started in New York City in 1967, and since then, the below list provided by CES documents the incredible discoveries and inventions that were born there. Telephone, PC, mobile phone, compact disk, and more recently, virtual reality and augmented reality were born at CES. Fast forward over 50 years and the subjects that CES will cover this year are:

Who Exhibits at CES?

CES is the largest tech show on the planet, showcasing more than 4,500 exhibiting companies representing the entire consumer technology ecosystem. This includes companies in the following categories:

  • 3D Printing
  • Accessibility
  • Advertising, Marketing, Content and Entertainment
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Audio/High-End/High Performance
  • Cloud Services
  • Computer Hardware
  • Cyber Security and Privacy
  • Digital Health
  • Digital Imaging/Photography
  • Drones
  • Education
  • Entertainment & Content
  • Fitness
  • Gaming
  • Lifestyle (Family, Beauty, Pet)
  • Mobile Payments/Digital Finance/E-Commerce
  • Public Policy/Government
  • Resilience
  • Robotics
  • Sensors and Biometrics
  • Self-driving vehicles
  • Smart Cities
  • Smart Home
  • Software and Apps
  • Sports Technology and Esports
  • Sustainability
  • Telecommunications
  • Travel and Leisure
  • Vehicle Technology
  • Video
  • Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
  • Wearables
  • Wireless Devices
  • Wireless Services
  • Other Consumer Technology

CES 2021 Locations

There are over 11 locations across Las Vegas hosting CES events, exhibit space, and education. Your exhibit house should guide you to where you will need to register and book your exhibit space. (If you don’t have an exhibit house to help you, contact us for information on how we can help you.)

With 11 official venues, CES spans more than 2.9 million net square feet of exhibit space and features 36 product categories and 22 Marketplaces.
Venues are grouped into three geographical areas to help you navigate. They are: Tech East, Tech West, and Tech South.

When planning your CES Exhibit, the more time you have, the better. We recommend over a year planning these exhibits and utilizing a local Las Vegas Exhibit Rental House to suggest the space you should rent for your booth and coordinate all booth fabrications and designs.

Tech East

  • Las Vegas Convention and World Trade Center (LVCC)
  • Westgate Las Vegas
  • Renaissance Las Vegas

Tech West

  • Sands Expo
  • The Venetian
  • The Palazzo
  • Wynn Las Vegas
  • Encore at Wynn (Encore)

Tech South

  • ARIA
  • Park MGM/Park Theater
  • Vdara

Why Exhibit at CES?

The sheer numbers alone are enough reason to exhibit at CES. If you are seeking brand recognition, however, CES offers much more. Its’ press coverage is massive, and the number of decision-makers and buyers on the trade show floor makes it a destination for marketing and sales teams.

CES Exhibits can cost millions of dollars. The impact of a CES Exhibit can make it well worth it. See some of the numbers below.

CES Attendees

Domestic International Total
Industry Attendees 65,728 35,055 100,783
Exhibitor Personnel 44,476 23,588 68,064
Media 3,778 2,587 6,365
TOTAL ATTENDANCE 113,982 61,230 175,212

CES Media Coverage

Type of Coverage Total
Print 8,825
Online 197,091
Broadcast 20,357


Whether you are looking for brand recognition, launching a new product, or reaffirming your brand’s space on the trade show floor, the media and decision-maker presence at CES make it imperative to have a booth that stands out.

Exhibit Experience is a local Las Vegas Exhibit House that offers turnkey service at prices that beat our competitors. We have over two decades of experience delivering custom exhibits and custom modular exhibits that bring clients results at an affordable price. All elements of your trade show exhibit are included in our low price. Contact us today for your CES 2020 Exhibit quote and design by calling (888) 475-3512 or click here to fill out our contact form.

Facts and figures derived directly from https://www.ces.tech/Exhibitors.aspx