As per the latest announcement made by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), CES 2022, programmed to take place in Las Vegas from 5th to 8th January, will require in-person attendees to provide COVID-19 vaccination proof to attend the event. A digital event, that will run simultaneously with the in-person event, will be created by CTA for those unable to visit Las Vegas. The online audiences will get a chance to share the spirit of the in-person event.
Also, CTA will be evaluating the compliance of the provided proof of a positive antibody test as an alternative requirement. As of now, CTA will go on monitoring and evaluating the situation and will reveal additional protocols closer to the event.
“Based on today’s science, we understand vaccines offer us the best hope for stopping the spread of COVID-19,” said Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, CTA. “We all play a part in ending the pandemic through encouraging vaccinations and implementing the right safety protocols. We are taking on our responsibility by requiring proof of vaccination to attend CES 2022 in Las Vegas,” added Shapiro.
Around 2000 companies, ranging from giant brands to startups, are anticipated to be present in CES 2022, Las Vegas. The event will showcase numerous latest categories and will demonstrate how the industry is evolving. Including space tech, NFTs and food tech. Also, advancements in AI, AR/VR, gaming and computing, automotive, transportation, digital health, home entertainment and many more will be highlighted in the event. During live keynotes, audiences will get an opportunity of hearing from industry leaders like General Motors Chair and CEO Mary Barra and T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert. CES 2022, owned and produced by CTA, is expected to bring together the tech industry face-to-face and digitally on 5th January 2022 with Media Days scheduled between 3rd-4th January 2022.