Smart City boom makes Amsterdam the biggest European CES Unveiled yet

posted on Tuesday, 19th September 2017 by Steve May

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The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) says that its upcoming CES Unveiled Amsterdam is on course for being its biggest CES Unveiled event abroad. More than 450 tech industry influencers Are expected to attend the show, which will be held at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, on October 26.

““The Netherlands is the European leader in smart cities initiatives, and the country’s commitment to tech innovation has transpired through the increase in Dutch startup numbers at CES, which increased dramatically from three in 2016 to 24 in 2017,” says Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association. 

The burgeoning technology industry developing around Smart Cities will feature as a new Marketplace attraction at CES 2018, alongside robotics and AI.

StartupDelta, led by Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands, is partnering with CES Unveiled Amsterdam to bring the region’s most innovative startups to the event, with a view to growing participation at Eureka Park, the CES startup destination.

                    Also read:
                    Panasonic announces Tsunashima Smart City project

CES Innovation Honorees from the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Sweden and UK will also be announced at CES Unveiled Amsterdam.

The CTA is also staging CES Unveiled Paris, which will be held at the Palais Brongniart on October 24.

Steve May

Inside CI Editor Steve May is a freelance technology journalist, who also writes for T3, TechRadar, Home Cinema Choice and Ideal Home (amongst others).

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