CEA Names Engadget as Official Blog Partner of 2010 CES
New York, NY, December 30, 2009 – AOL announced today that the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA®) selected Engadget, http://engadget.com/CES, as the Official Blog Partner of the 2010 International CES® to be held January 7-10, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. In tandem with the show, Engadget will launch new mobile applications for the BlackBerry and Palm webOS devices that will join the site's just-released iPhone app.
As part of the Official Blog Partnership, Engadget, which was recently voted as the blog of the decade as part of an AdweekMedia poll, will provide ongoing news coverage of the hottest products from more than 2,500 CES exhibitors at the 2010 International CES.
"CEA's choice of Engadget as the Official Blog Partner of CES further cements the site as the premiere voice in consumer electronics coverage. We will cover this year's show with the fast-paced, up-to-the-minute reporting that has made Engadget the market leader and final word in the world of technology journalism," said Joshua Topolsky, Editor-in-chief, Engadget.
"We are pleased to welcome Engadget back as the official blog partner of the 2010 International CES. They cover the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow in a big way and we, as well as our exhibitors, value their coverage," said Karen Chupka, senior vice president of events and conferences for CEA, the producer of the International CES.
Engadget will provide live coverage of the 2010 International CES on both its domestic and international sites, and will have extensive presence at the show, including interviews, product news and reviews, updates on CES events and commentary by a team of Engadget editors from across the globe. Engadget's expansion into the international market will provide an opportunity for consumers and advertisers around the world to follow up-to-the minute news from the show. Following the show's conclusion, the site will launch its annual Engadget Awards in which editors and readers vote on the best of CES in several categories.
Along with the show's kickoff, Engadget will be launching new Blackberry and Palm Pre (webOS) mobile applications. The two apps will join Engadget's just-released iPhone application and will include galleries, video, news and more.
News emerging from this year's show will be spotlighted on Engadget's international sites which are published in several languages including Spanish, German, Korean, Japanese, Chinese and Polish.
With more than 6.4 million worldwide unique visitors each month, including 2.4 million unique visitors in the United States alone, Engadget is one of the world's leading technology blogs, according to the November 2009 Worldwide and US comScore Media Metrix reports, and is the cornerstone of the AOL Technology Network, which includes Engadget, Engadget Mobile, Engadget HD, Switched, TUAW (The Unofficial Apple Weblog) and DownloadSquad.
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