CES Company History Timeline

2003
2003 began a long series of shows where Microsoft was the keynote performer, often with CEO Bill Gates as the presenter.
2004
At CES 2004 the same year Engadget launched , the Blu-ray Disc Association, with members including Sony, Panasonic, Pioneer, Philips and Samsung, held its first US press conference to promote the format.
2005
2005 CES becoming the biggest consumer electronics tradeshow in the world with number of attendees of 150000.
2006
2006 Variety of new digital content services is presented.
2007
CD sales hit 200 billion units in 2007 but have declined ever since, thanks to digital streaming and downloads.
2008
They needn't have worried, because Blu-ray definitively killed its HD DVD rival at CES 2008, when Warner Bros. announced that it would produce disks only for Sony's format.
Microsoft s Bill Gates continued his streak of keynote presentations until CES 2008, when he announced his retirement.
2010
2010 very reach year for dozens of innovative products Intel Core i7 computers processor debuted, the very first tablet PC, world s first netbook, variety of Android based portable devices.
2011
2011 lots of new tablets from different manufactures were introduced, such as Motorola Xoom.
2012
Kensho tracked the performance of semiconductor ETFs over the last eight years during CES and concluded that more gains could be in store for the SMH this week Since 2012, the VanEck Vectors Semiconductors ETF logs an average gain of nearly 1 during the four-day span of the event.
2012 Microsoft continued its keynotes without Gates until 2012, which was announced as the last CES the company would attend in an official capacity.
2014
2014 The very first Li-Fi smartphone debuted.
2015
2015 hit a new record as the largest CES tradeshow though the entire history of the event.
2016
In 2016 CES will be hosting over 3600 companies across 2.4 million square feet exhibition areas.
2018
Only after the intense backlash, the CTA added two female keynote panelists to the 2018 lineup Nancy Dubuc, president and CEO A E Networks and Kristin Dolan, founder and CEO of 605.
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