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Sustainable Planet Grows 40 Percent at 2010 International CES.

CES Spotlight to Feature Latest in Green Design, Sustainable Packaging and Alternative Energy Technologies

ARLINGTON, Va. -- The Sustainable Planet CE Spotlight, an exhibit area at the 2010 International CES([R]) featuring technologies and services that benefit the environment, utilize new forms of energy and contribute to a sustainable lifestyle, will increase by more than 40 percent in size over the 2009 International CES. Owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the 2010 International CES, the world's largest tradeshow for consumer technology, returns to Las Vegas, January 7-10, 2010.

Located in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, Sustainable Planet will feature more than 30 exhibitors focused on product advancements in green building, sustainable packaging, automotive, wireless and alternative energy technologies across 5,500 net square feet of exhibit space.

"Green technology is a huge business opportunity in 2010, and green tech companies know the International CES is the largest global platform for launching their innovative new products," said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, events and conferences, CEA. "Due to growing customer demand across the green spectrum, we've nearly doubled the space for the Sustainable Planet at the 2010 CES. This exciting exhibit area will showcase cutting edge technologies that will change the world - benefiting the environment, renewing resources and bringing new forms of sustainable energy to developing areas around the globe."

Companies exhibiting in the Sustainable Planet at the 2010 International CES include American Express OPEN, Bits Ltd., Electronics Recycling Coordination Clearinghouse, Embertec Power Savings Technologies, Goal 0, Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies, MeadWestvaco, Miniwiz, PowerGenix, Sean Energy Inc. and Solio.

Also featured as part of the Sustainable Planet at the 2010 CES will be the Greener Gadgets Display, which will highlight pioneering technologies from the annual Greener Gadgets Design Competition, produced by CEA. Sustainable Planet exhibitors also will demonstrate products at regular intervals on the showcase's stage.

Registration for the 2010 International CES is now open. For more information on the 2010 CES visit www.CESweb.org.

About CEA:

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $172 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also sponsors and manages the International CES - Where Entertainment, Technology and Business Converge. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA's industry services. Find CEA online at www.CE.org.

UPCOMING EVENTS

* CES New York Press Preview featuring CES Unveiled @ NY November 10, 2009, New York, NY

* Future of Television East November 18-19, 2009, New York, NY

* 2010 International CES January 7-10, 2010, Las Vegas, NV

* Greener Gadgets Conference February 25, 2010, New York, NY

* Electronic House Expo Spring March 24-27, 2010, Orlando, FL
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