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ShowStoppers and NAB Show to preview new products for journalists for 4th year

WASHINGTON, D.C., and AUSTIN, TX., 19 Nov. 2014 – ShowStoppers® and NAB Show® are again rolling out the red carpet to showcase new products at the intersection of technology, media, entertainment, broadcasting and content. The fourth annual ShowStoppers @ NAB Show will take place Sunday, 12 Apr. 2015, 5-7 p.m., at the Wynn Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, the event organizers announced today.   MORE>

Envisioneering to honor innovations in technology and design for work, home & play for third year at ShowStoppers press event at CES

envisioneering_ces2015SEAFORD, N.Y., and AUSTIN, TX., 18 Nov. 2014 – The engineers, artists, designers, inventors and industry analysts at market research firm The Envisioneering Group are, again, going to seek out, discover and honor innovations that break new ground in technologies for work, home and play. For the third consecutive year, Envisioneering judges will select the winners of the Envisioneering Innovation & Design Awards from the more than 100 companies expected to launch new products during ShowStoppers, the product showcase event for journalists that takes place 6 Jan. 2015 at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV.     MORE>

The official CES 2015 ShowStoppers® Launchit pitch event will find the most-investable ideas, entrepreneurs & companies

ceslogoNEW YORK CITY, WASHINGTON, D.C. and AUSTIN, TX., 12 Nov. 2014 — ShowStoppers® and the New York Angels today announced they are partnering again with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® to help entrepreneurs and startups raise early seed capital — by producing the third annual official “pitch” event for startup companies that exhibit at Eureka Park during the 2015 International CES®, the world’s largest annual innovation event.    MORE>>

Envisioneering Announces Top ShowStoppers Innovation & Design Award Winners at IFA Berlin

BERLIN and SEAFORD, New York –Nearly two dozen products were recognized for their outstanding technologies, industrial design and style at ShowStoppers at IFA Berlin.    MORE>>

55 companies introduce what comes next in gadgets, gear to 800 journalists at record-breaking ShowStoppers® press event at IFA in Berlin

BERLIN, 5 Sept. 2014 – Breaking all records, 55 industry leaders, innovators and startups introduced what comes next in consumer electronics and home appliances to approximately 800 journalists attending ShowStoppers® @ IFA 2014, the seventh-annual edition of the Official Press Event of IFA, the global tradeshow that moves markets and inspires buyers.    MORE>>

More than 40 companies, 730 journalists gearing up for record-breaking ShowStoppers press event at IFA in Berlin

BERLIN and AUSTIN, TX., 29 July 2014 – More than 40 companies are gearing up to show hundreds of journalists what comes next in consumer electronics and home appliances at ShowStoppers @ IFA 2014, the Official Press Event of IFA, the global tradeshow that moves markets and inspires buyers.   MORE>>

ShowStoppers partners with WearableTechInsider to showcase wearable tech to journalists

NEW YORK and AUSTIN, TX., 22 July 2014 — ShowStoppers® is partnering with WearableTechInsider and Center Ring Media to showcase established and emerging wearable tech companies at ShowStoppers, the press event for mobile innovation, the mobile marketplace and the connected life that takes place during Super Mobility Week / CTIA 2014. MORE>>

ShowStoppers® partners again with Dubai World Trade Centre for 2nd edition of press event at GITEX Technology Week

DUBAI and AUSTIN, TX., 11 June 2014 — ShowStoppers® is partnering again with the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) to produce the second edition of an exclusive press reception ahead of GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK, the leading information and communications technologies (ICT) tradeshow that is the business gateway to the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia.   MORE>>

ShowStoppers imagines future of consumer electronics, home appliances at official press event at IFA in Berlin

BERLIN and AUSTIN, TX, 00 May 2014 – What comes next in consumer electronics and home appliances? Industry leaders, innovators and startups imagine the future of technology for work, home and play at ShowStoppers® @ IFA 2014, the Official Press Event of IFA, the global tradeshow that moves markets and inspires buyers.  MORE>>

CE Week Partners with ShowStoppers® to Produce Exclusive Press Preview at NYC’s Largest Consumer Electronics Event

New York City, NY, May 29, 2014 – CE Week announced today a partnership with ShowStoppers® to produce an exclusive press preview Media Breakfast at the upcoming CE Week 2014 in New York City. Partnering with CE Week for the third year, the CE Week Media Breakfast, Powered by ShowStoppers, will give media an exclusive sneak-peek at new product debuts before the show officially opens. MORE>>

42 wireless leaders & startups mix history, culture, new products at record-setting ShowStoppers press event in Barcelona

BARCELONA, 24 Feb. 2014 – A troupe of 42 wireless industry leaders, innovators and startups last night previewed scores of new mobile products for work, home and play to an estimated 600 journalists at ShowStoppers®, the press-only showcase event that sets the stage for the Mobile World Congress tradeshow in Barcelona, Spain. MORE>>

Record-setting coverage of new tech for work, home & play streams from ShowStoppers press event at CES

AUSTIN, TX., 21 Jan. 2014 – More than 125 companies unboxed new technology devices and services for work, home and play during ShowStoppers @ CES 2014 – and the industry leaders, startups and innovators that exhibited at the press event are tracking record-setting print, web, TV, radio and social media coverage. More than 1,400 journalists, analysts, venture capitalists and investors attended the 10th annual edition of ShowStoppers @ CES, which took place 7 Jan. 2014 in Las Vegas. MORE>>

Envisioneering Announces Top ShowStoppers @ CES 2014 Innovation & Design Award Winners

SEAFORD, N.Y., 15 Jan. 2014 –After three weeks of careful deliberation by five judges in North America and Europe, industry research firm Envisioneering recognized 18 companies for 22 innovations that break new ground in technologies for work, home and play. Envisioneering judges selected the winners of the Innovation & Design Awards from more than 120 companies that launched new products during ShowStoppers, the product showcase event for journalists at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV. MORE>>

Winners of the International CES 2014 ShowStoppers Launchit Pitch Competition Announced

LAS VEGAS, NV., Jan. 9, 2014 – From 12 companies that pitched for funding at ShowStoppers LaunchIt — culled from more than 200 of the most exciting startups exhibiting at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show — a panel of professional angel investors representing the New York Angels and the Las Vegas Angel community selected three of the most-investible. MORE>>

ShowStoppers, NY Angels, UP Global partner with CEA to produce 2014 International CES startup pitch event

NEW YORK CITY, WASHINGTON, D.C. and AUSTIN, TX., 11 Nov. 2013 — ShowStoppers®, the New York Angels and UP Global today announced they are partnering again with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® to help entrepreneurs and startups raise early seed capital — by producing the second annual official “pitch” event for startup companies exhibiting in the Eureka Park TechZone at the 2014 International CES®, the global gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technology, scheduled for January 7-10, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. MORE>>

Envisioneering judges vote 30 design & innovation winners at ShowStoppers @ IFA 2013

BERLIN and SEAFORD, NY, 12 Sept. 2013 –– After evaluating and interviewing 54 high-technology candidate companies and their products, Envisioneering’s panel of judges has voted 30 Innovation & Design winners at last week’s ShowStoppers @ IFA, the official press event at IFA 2013 in Berlin, Germany.  MORE>>

54 companies unbox new products for work, home & play at record-breaking ShowStoppers @ IFA, 6th edition of official IFA press event

The 4th quarter in global technology innovation previews at ShowStoppers press event

BERLIN, GERMANY, 11 Sept. 2013 – A record-breaking 54 companies unboxed new consumer electronics and home appliances for work, home and play at ShowStoppers® @ IFA 2013, the official press event of IFA, the global tradeshow for consumer electronics and home appliances that moves markets and inspires buyers.   MORE>>

ShowStoppers® partners with Dubai World Trade Centre for innovative new GITEX Technology Week press reception

DUBAI and AUSTIN, TX., 10 Sept. 2013 — ShowStoppers® is partnering with the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) to produce an exclusive new press reception ahead of GITEX Technology Week, the information and communications technologies tradeshow that is the business gateway to the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia.  MORE>>

CTIA Launches Discount Travel Program to Super Mobility Week 2014 for Journalists from Asia and Europe, powered by ShowStoppers

WASHINGTON, D.C. and AUSTIN, TX, 4 Sept. 2013 – CTIA–The Wireless Association® today announced that ShowStoppers® will build, organize and manage a new discount travel program designed to help journalists from Asia and Europe attend and cover CTIA 2014 Super Mobility Week, the trade show for the world’s wireless ecosystem. The first Super Mobility Week is Sept. 9, 10 and 11, 2014 at the Sands Expo Convention Center in Las Vegas. MORE>>

50+ companies to launch new products for work, home & play at ShowStoppers @ IFA, 6th-annual edition of official press event

ShowStoppers also supports keynotes by Ford and Sprint, Ford panel discussion

The 4th quarter in global technology innovation previews at ShowStoppers press event

AUSTIN, TX., USA, and BERLIN, GERMANY, 27 Aug. 2013 – Next week, more than 50 companies will preview new consumer electronics and home appliances for work, home and play at ShowStoppers® @ IFA 2013, the official press event of IFA, the global tradeshow for consumer electronics and home appliances that moves markets and inspires buyers. MORE>>

CE Week/ShowStoppers VIP Breakfast at CE Week Line Shows and Exhibits previews new consumer electronics for work, home and play to hundreds of journalists

NEW YORK CITY, 1 July 2013 – More than 160 major brands, innovators and startups melted the summer sidewalks of New York last Wednesday and Thursday, June 26-27, at CE Week Line Shows and Exhibits, CE Week’s official show headquarters, featuring the East Coast’s largest assortment of new CE product introductions on a single exhibition floor. ShowStoppers® kicked-off the event with the CE Week/ShowStoppers VIP Preview and breakfast reception, giving hundreds of journalists, columnists, bloggers and industry analysts a two-hour sneak peek at the sold out exhibit floor featuring the hottest new consumer electronics for work, home and play. MORE>>

ShowStoppers gears up to preview fourth-quarter in new tech for work, home & play at 6th consecutive official press event at IFA in Berlin

AUSTIN, TX., and BERLIN, GERMANY, 12 June 2013 – ShowStoppers is gearing up again to preview the all-important fourth quarter in technology with new products for work, home and play at IFA 2013, the global tradeshow for consumer electronics and home appliances that moves markets and inspires buyers. The sixth consecutive edition of ShowStoppers @ IFA, the official press event of IFA, takes place 5 Sept. 2013 in building 15.2 on the Messe Berlin fairgrounds in Berlin, Germany. MORE>>

ShowStoppers untethers new wireless, mobile products for work, home & play at CTIA press event

GM debuts Cadillac system, Bullitt introduces Caterpillar smartphone

LAS VEGAS, NV. 29 May 2013 — Industry leaders, innovators and startups launched new smartphones, touch-based infotainment systems for cars, mobile apps and wireless products for work, home and play to journalists attending ShowStoppers, the press-only showcase event that previewed CTIA 2013, the wireless industry tradeshow and conference. MORE>>

Education, gaming, toy companies to pitch for seed funding at ShowStoppers® Launch.it during Sandbox Summit @ MIT

WESTPORT, CT., and AUSTIN, TX., 1 Apr. 2013 – Entrepreneurs launching education, toy and gaming companies will take the stage to raise startup funds during the fourth-annual Sandbox Summit @ MIT, a two-day conference for educators, researchers, game and toy designers, developers of education software, app developers, and pioneers in media and entertainment technologies, that explores how technology is changing the way kids play, learn and connect. MORE>>

ShowStoppers tunes up new wireless, mobile products for work, home & play at historic Opera House in Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Industry leaders, innovators and startups took the stage last night at the Grand Opera in Barcelona, introducing a score of new wireless and mobile products for work, home and play to a cast of 600-plus journalists attending ShowStoppers®, the press-only showcase event that lifts the curtain before Mobile World Congress begins. MORE>>

Zboard electric skateboard wins first ShowStoppers Launch.it pitch event

Judges select 8 companies from Eureka Park at CES to pitch for seed capital

LAS VEGAS, 11 Jan. 2013 – The Zboard electric skateboard rolled out the winner of ShowStoppers Launch.it, a pitch-event created to help entrepreneurs in the Eureka Park startup zone at the International CES raise early seed capital from Angel investors. MORE>>

ShowStoppers and New York Angels Partner with CEA to produce Official Eureka ParkPitch Event at the 2013 CES

NEW YORK CITY, WASHINGTON, D.C. and AUSTIN, TX., 10 Dec. 2012 — ShowStoppers® and the New York Angels are excited to announce their partnership with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, to help entrepreneurs and their startups raise early seed capital by launching a new event exclusively for Eureka Park exhibitors at the 2013 International CES®, the world’s largest annual innovation event, scheduled January 8-11, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. MORE>>

ShowStoppers partners again with NAB Show to produce 2013, 2014 press events

WASHINGTON, D.C., and AUSTIN, TX., 3 Dec. 2012 – ShowStoppers® today announced it is again partnering with NAB Show® to produce the official press events for the next two years at the annual  NAB Show , the world’s largest tradeshow covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. MORE>>

ShowStoppers® schedules second playdate with the pixel pros at Sandbox Summit

CAMBRIDGE, MA. and AUSTIN, TX., 24 Oct. 2012 – ShowStoppers® is scheduling a second playdate with new technologies for educators, researchers, game and toy designers, developers of educational software, app developers, pioneers in media and entertainment technology, and journalists. The global leader in press and business events in the United States, Europe and Asia today announced an agreement to again produce a new product showcase where play and technology meet — at the annual Sandbox Summit @ MIT.  MORE>>

Journalists rip gift wrap off gadgets, gear, gizmos for holidays at ShowStoppers press event in NYC

NEW YORK, 20 Sept. 2011 – The all-important fourth quarter in technology drop-shipped into New York City three weeks early as hundreds of top journalists and bloggers ripped the gift wrap off gadgets, gear and gizmos for work, home and play at ShowStoppers® for the Digital Holidays, the annual press event and product showcase. MORE>>

IFA and ShowStoppers extend successful collaboration

ShowStoppers to produce official press events at IFA 2013, 2014, 2015

AUSTIN, TX., USA, and BERLIN, GERMANY, 30 Aug. 2012 – ShowStoppers and MesseBerlin today announced that ShowStoppers will produce the official press events for the next three years at IFA, the global tradeshow for consumer electronics and home appliances that moves markets and inspires buyers.

The companies renewed their exclusive partnership for ShowStoppers events at IFA 2013, 2014 and 2015 as ShowStoppers @ IFA 2012 prepares to preview new consumer electronics and home appliances for work, home and play from nearly 50 companies to more than 850 journalists and analysts who preregistered to attend – new records. MORE>>

Nearly 50 companies to launch new products for work, home & play at ShowStoppers, 5th-annual edition of official press event at IFA 2012

The 4th quarter in technology begins tonight in Berlin

AUSTIN, TX., USA, and BERLIN, GERMANY, 30 Aug. 2012 – The all-important fourth quarter in technology begins tonight, with nearly 50 technology companies unboxing new consumer electronics and home appliances for work, home and play at ShowStoppers at IFA 2012, the official press event at IFA, the global tradeshow for consumer electronics and home appliances that moves markets and inspires buyers. MORE>>

ShowStoppers® wraps up sold out press event at E3

AUSTIN, TX., 14 June 2012 – More than 250 journalists, bloggers, industry analysts and venture capitalists went hands on with the newest video games, gaming rigs, computer consoles and entertainment software at ShowStoppers®, the only independent press event during E3, the world’s premier tradeshow for the videogame and entertainment industries. MORE>>

ShowStoppers® almost sold out for press event at E3

AUSTIN, TX., 15 May 2012 –The newest video games, gaming rigs, computer consoles and entertainment software are coming to center stage at ShowStoppers®, the only independent press event for the journalists, bloggers, industry analysts and venture capitalists who surge into Los Angeles for E3, the world’s premier tradeshow for the videogame and entertainment industries. MORE>>

ShowStoppers goes global with 3 press events in 5 days on 2 continents with partners IFA, NAB, Sandbox Summit

Next up: CTIA, E3, CE LineShow, IFA

AUSTIN, TX., 24 Apr. 2012 – ShowStoppers last week staged two new press events in the United States; organized a team of US journalists to cover the IFA 2012 Global Press Conference in Dubrovnik, Croatia; and helped to manage two press panels at the conference – expanding the network of tradeshow and business partners that make ShowStoppers the global leader in producing press and business events. MORE>>

CE Week partners with ShowStoppers for CEA Line Shows press preview

Arlington, VA – April 3, 2012 – CE Week, the consumer electronics and technology industry’s annual mid-year event, is partnering with ShowStoppers® to produce a press preview event for CEA Line Shows. Attendees will get a sneak-peek at product debuts and see who will be making news headlines before the show officially opens. MORE>>

ShowStoppers® partners with NAB Show for new press event

WASHINGTON and AUSTIN, Texas, March 22, 2012 — ShowStoppers® is partnering with the National Association of Broadcasters to produce a new press event at NAB Show, the world’s largest tradeshow covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. MORE>>

40+ companies unbox next generation of mobile, wireless tech at ShowStoppers press event during Mobile World Congress

Ford sneak previews new automotive technologies

BARCELONA, SPAIN, 5 Mar. 2012 – 40-plus industry leaders, innovators and startups unboxed the next generation of mobile and wireless products for home, work and play at ShowStoppers®, the press-only showcase event that took place Sunday, 26 February, in Barcelona. More than 400 top journalists, bloggers, columnists and industry analysts attended ShowStoppers @ Mobile World Congress 2012, the fifth edition of the longest-running and largest press event during the global tradeshow that each year redefines the mobile industry. MORE>>

ShowStoppers® schedules playdate with the mobile revolution at Sandbox Summit @ MIT

CAMBRIDGE, MA., and AUSTIN, TX., 7 Feb. 2012 – ShowStoppers® is scheduling a playdate with the mobile revolution for educators, researchers, parents, game and toy designers, developers of educational software, app developers, pioneers in media and entertainment technology, and journalists. MORE>>

ShowStoppers to unbox new mobile, wireless tech at press event during Mobile World Congress

Engadget, Slashgear, TechCrunch, Verge reserve broadcast stages

AUSTIN, TX., 2 Feb. 2012 – Dozens of industry leaders, innovators and startups plan to unbox new mobile and wireless products for home, work and play at ShowStoppers®, the press-only showcase event set for Sunday, 26 February, in Barcelona. MORE>>

ShowStoppers punches start button on new year in consumer electronics

1500+ journalists see new gear for work, home, play from 130 companies – new records

LAS VEGAS, 13 Jan. 2012 – Industry leaders, innovators and startups punched the start button on the new year in consumer electronics – launching hundreds of new technology products and services for work, home and play at ShowStoppers®, the press-only showcase event that took place 10 January. MORE>>

ShowStoppers electrifies new year in consumer electronics

1500+ journalists pre-register to see new gear for work, home, play from 120+ companies — including Fisker electric car, Cadillac, hydrogen fuel cells, Android & Windows tablets, Toro’s smart yard; Raytheon & LA County Sheriff to demo next-generation law enforcement tech

CBS, CNET, CNN, Fox, Engadget, Slashgear, TechCrunch, Verge reserve broadcast stages

AUSTIN, TX., 4 Jan. 2012 – Industry leaders, innovators and startups electrify the new year in consumer electronics next week — punching the start button on hundreds of new technology products and services for work, home and play at ShowStoppers®, the press-only showcase event set for Tuesday, 10 January, in Las Vegas. MORE>>

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  • ShowStoppers is the global leader in producing press and business events spanning the US, Europe and Asia.

    Each event organizes product introductions, sneak previews and demonstrations for selected journalists, bloggers, industry and financial analysts, venture capitalists and business executives.

    Industry leaders, innovators and startups exhibit at ShowStoppers events around the world to help generate news coverage and product reviews, make new connections, promote brand, and open new markets.