What it’s like at one of the world’s biggest tech trade shows as omicron surges

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What it’s like at one of the world’s biggest tech trade shows as omicron surges

Last month, major companies such as Google, Mercedes-Benz, General Motors, Panasonic and Amazon, and many others, as well as media organizations, pulled out of attending the event in person, citing coronavirus concerns and international travel restrictions. Jean Foster, the CTA’s senior vice president of marketing, said the organization expects between 50,000 and 75,000 attendees to flock to Las Vegas this week. That’s less than half 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