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News article20 December 20221 min read

European Night at CES 2023: innovation made in Europe for the world

The European Innovation Council of the European Commission, along with representatives from the European National Pavilions are pleased to host the European Night Reception, in the framework of CES 2023, the world’s most influential tech exhibition.

High-level representatives from the European Commission - European Innovation Council and from the European National Pavilions are joining forces to promote the European innovation excellence during CES 2023, organising an exclusive networking event to connect with business counterparts and innovation leaders. 

The invitation-only business reception brings together delegates from 17 European countries exhibiting at the world's largest tech tradeshow in Las Vegas, USA on 5-8 January 2023. More than 300 people, including high-level representatives and companies from different European countries, will attend the event to connect and grow their global partnerships.  

The agenda of the event includes a pitching session for companies and a panel discussion with top leaders:  

  • Antonino Laspina, Director ITA New York and Coordinator of the ITA Network in the US;
  • Jean-David Malo, Director of the Executive Agency for European Innovation Council and SMEs, European Commission;
  • Constantijn van Oranje-Nassau, special envoy at Techleap; 
  • Gary J. Shapiro, CEO Consumer Technology Association (CTA).

Moderator: Stephanie Selesnick, President, International Trade Information, Inc.

About CES 

With more than 2.400 exhibitors from 166 countries, CES 2023 will shine a spotlight on how technology helps people tackle the world's most pressing challenges. ‘’Human Security for All’’ will be the central theme throughout the show, from conference programming to keynotes, highlighting the need for development of innovative concepts and creative products, improving the lives of people around the world.  

The EIC Overseas Trade Fairs Programme 2.0 supports EIC beneficiaries to promote their commercialisation strategy in foreign markets and leverage business opportunities at the most popular trade fairs, strengthening the EU innovation brand around the world. 

Discover the official delegation of selected European innovators at CES 2023 here. 


Publication date
20 December 2022