2002 International CES

The first keynote speaker, Gary Shapiro, President and CEO of the Consumer Electronic Association kicks off the conference, and further in his speech,introduces the chairman of Microsoft, Bill Gates. The cutting-edge technology, exhibitors from around the world, phenomenal keynoters and exciting conference sessions, along with the 25 themed pavilions, attracted a diverse audience of top executives from the cable, entertainment, retail, travel, hospitality, insurance, financial, healthcare and manufacturing industries as well as top federal, state and local government officials."
Whether it was audio, video, home entertainment, mobile electronics or home networking, products on the CES floor were digital, small, efficient and more affordable to meet the demands of today's consumer.