NEW YORK -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The latest in 3D printing technology will take center stage at CE Week 2014 with the latest trends in 3D printing highlighted in panel discussions and showcased in dynamic exhibits and a 3D printing exhibition. Known as the CE industry’s top annual mid-year event, CE Week brings together media, analysts and technology thought leaders for product debuts, a robust conference program and networking events all focused on innovation. CE Week 2014 is scheduled June 23-27 in New York City, with the CE Week Exhibits and Conference Program scheduled June 25-26 at the Metropolitan Pavilion/Altman Building.
“3D printing is no longer an impossible pipedream, but an innovative reality that’s becoming more accessible to mainstream consumers,” said Martin Porter, executive producer, CE Week. “3D printing will be a major trend at CE Week with the top names in the 3D printing market represented at the show.”
The CE Week Conference Program will feature a panel session titled, “3D Printing For the Rest of Us,” scheduled for 11:15 a.m., Thursday, June 26. Moderated by Tony Hoffman, analyst of printers and scanners at PCMag.com, the panel will explore the latest innovations in easy-to-use and affordable 3D printers and how they’re being used – from arts and crafts, to toys, to home repair, fashion and even baking. Panelists include executives from major 3D printing companies including Makerbot, Transcend 3D, Shapeways and 3D Systems.
The 3D printing market continues to gain global momentum. In fact, research from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® predicts that sales of desktop 3D printers will more than double from 2012 to 2014 with the average wholesale price of a 3D printer reaching $1,233 in 2014.
The CE Week exhibit floor will feature a 3D Pavilion showcasing the latest 3D printing innovations from Robo 3D, Pirate 3D and Matter and Form, which is also serving as the Official 3D Scanner of CE Week. B&H will also be featured on the show floor displaying the latest technologies from Makerbot. Additionally the Pavilion will feature a 3D Printing Exhibition with companies displaying their latest creations using the theme of a New York City landmark.
For more information on exhibitors or conference sessions, or to register for CE Week 2014, visit CEWeekNY.com. Follow CE Week 2014 on Facebook, Google+, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn and Twitter and use the official CE Week hashtag, #CEWeek, and download the official CE Week App for IOS or Android.
About CE Week:
CE Week is the consumer electronics (CE) industry’s official weeklong, citywide event in New York City. The official mid-year meeting, conference and new technology showcase includes the event headquarters, CE Week Exhibits, which is the site of CE Week’s largest exhibition hall and conference program. CE Week is organized in association with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® by Martin Porter & Associates and Consumer Technology Publishing Group/NAPCO, publisher of Dealerscope, Technology Integrator and the Technology Tell Network.