Entertainment, Content and Advertising Take Center Stage at CES Asia 2016

Innovations driving the entertainment and content industries will be present throughout CES Asia™ 2016, from captivating conference sessions to keynotes to show floor exhibits. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, and co-produced by Intex Shanghai, the second annual CES Asia will run May 11-13, 2016 in Shanghai, China.

“As new technologies come into play that change consumer behavior, the advertising, content and entertainment industries are adapting to take advantage of the many different ways to connect consumers to content,” said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, CES and corporate business strategy. “CES Asia will bring together top industry executives to discuss these disruptive technologies and address how they will affect the content industry in the rapidly growing Asian marketplace.”

CES Asia conference session highlights include:

Advertising in Greater Asia and Globalizing Chinese Brands:Thursday, May 12, 1-1:45 PM

  • Several of the world’s largest publishers and advertising agencies discuss the opportunities and challenges marketing to consumers in China and Greater Asia, and in taking Asian brands global. Presented in English.
    Moderator: Brent Weinstein, Partner and Head of Digital Media, United Talent Agency
    Alan Lan, Head of Online Sales, Twitter
    Doug Pearce, CEO, Omnicom Media Group, Greater China
    David Porter, Media Director, Unilever
    Bessie Lee, CEO, WPP, China
  • New Platforms, Creators and Careers: Thursday, May 12, 2-2:45 PM
    New media experts will discuss how the evolution of digital media has provided entrepreneurs, investors and content creators new opportunities to build new businesses, connect with new audiences and develop successful artistic careers.Presented in English.
    Moderator: Natalie Novak, Digital Media Agent, United Talent Agency
    Richard Yu, CEO, Digital Rev
    William Bao Bean, Investor
    Ivy Wong, CEO, VS Media Limited
  • Film Co-Production Case Study: Thursday, May 12, 3-3:45 PM
    Key players in the burgeoning co-production marketplace discuss how Chinese and foreign creative and financial partners are joining forces to bring film and television projects to life in China and throughout the world. Presented in English.
    Moderator: Max Michael, Head of Asian Business Development, United Talent Agency
    Peilin Chou, Head of Creative, Feature Animation, Shanghai Oriental Dreamworks Film and Television Technology Co., Ltd.
    Bennett Pozil, EVP, Head of Corporate Banking, East West Bank

All sessions will take place in the Kerry Hotel and are free for credentialed media. In addition to a full spectrum of conference sessions, top executives from influential brands will deliver keynote addresses at CES Asia, including Legendary Pictures’ Peter Loehr in a conversation with moderator Clifford Coonan, Beijing Correspondent, The Irish Times. They will discuss the current and future state of the filmmaking business in China. Keynote addresses are complimentary for all CES Asia attendees with a CES Asia badge.

CES Asia pushes the content narrative even further with influential exhibitors on the show floor, including: Twitter, LeTV, BesTV, SMG and PPTV. Returning to Shanghai for its second year, CES Asia 2016 is expanding from two exhibit halls in 2015 to four with a show floor that will span 32,000 gross square meters (16,000 net square meters). For more information or to register, visit