Here’s how the world’s largest consumer electronics show fared during a pandemic

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Here’s how the world’s largest consumer electronics show fared during a pandemic

Last month, major companies such as Google, Mercedes-Benz, General Motors, Panasonic, Amazon, and many others, as well as media organizations, pulled out of attending the event in person, citing coronavirus concerns and international travel restrictions. And on Friday, as the show began to wind down, the CTA said in statement that “well over 40,000” people attended the show in person. That’s less than a third the number of people who attended the last in-person CES in January 2020, which had an estimated economic impact of more than $250 million, according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.

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Author: Chris Velazco