Engadget Named Official CES Blog Partner
Posted on October 14, 2008AOL's Engadget technology blog has been named the Official Blog Partner of the 2009 International CES. Engadget was selected by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). CES is a big deal in the gadget and tech blogosphere.
They obviously won't be the only blog covering CES but it is a good deal for Engadget that they are the "official blog partner." The 2009 CES runs from January 8-11, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES has also set up a Twitter account for the 2009 show here."CES's choice of Engadget as its Official Blog Partner further cements the publication's place as the leading voice in consumer electronics coverage. Our award-winning site will cover the 2009 CES with the fast-paced, up-to-the-minute reporting that has made Engadget the market leader and final word in the world of technology journalism," said Joshua Topolsky, Editor-in-chief, Engadget. "CEA is one of the global consumer electronics industry's most powerful trade groups, and CES is the industry's most important and anticipated event, hands down."
"The online technology community is of continuing importance to us and this partnership shows the crucial role that blog sites like Engadget play in bringing CES' hot product news to a worldwide audience, before, during and after the show," said Karen Chupka, senior vice president of events and conferences for CEA, the producer of the International CES. "We estimate that some 20,000 new products are launched at CES each year and the Engadget editorial team is able to bring all the hot product news, across dozens of different categories, to life for both consumers and technology professionals."
Engadget will provide live coverage of the 2009 International CES on both its domestic and international sites, and will have extensive presence at the show, including interviews, product news and reviews, updates on CES events and commentary by a team of Engadget editors from across the globe. Engadget's expansion into the international market will provide an opportunity for consumers and advertisers around the world to follow up-to-the minute news from the show.