CES presses ahead with in-person tech conference despite dropouts

The organisation said it has received 42 cancellation notices from exhibitors but that it has added 60 new ones since last week. — AFP

The Consumer Technology Association pushed ahead with plans to host the annual CES technology conference in person next month in Las Vegas, despite cancellations from several major tech companies and exhibitors.

"CES 2022 will go forward as important innovation for world health and safety, mobility and solving problems will be exhibited,” the trade group said in a statement. "Furthermore, thousands of smaller and medium sized companies rely on CES for their business.”

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