The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced on 17 August 2021 that the technology event CES 2022 will require in-person attendees to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. CES 2022 will take place in Las Vegas on January 5-8, 2022. It will also again be streamed as a digital event that will run in parallel with the in-person program. CTA is also assessing the acceptance of proof of a positive antibody test as an alternative requirement and will share more details on this later. They will continue to monitor and evaluate the situation and will announce additional protocols closer to the show.
"Based on today’s science, we understand vaccines offer us the best hope for stopping the spread of COVID-19,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CTA. “We all play a part in ending the pandemic through encouraging vaccinations and implementing the right safety protocols. We are taking on our responsibility by requiring proof of vaccination to attend CES 2022 in Las Vegas.”
„Based on today’s science, we understand vaccines offer us the best hope for stopping the spread of COVID-19.“
In Las Vegas, attendees will experience a host of new technologies from global companies, hear about the future of technology from thought leaders and collaborate face-to-face with other attendees. Some 2000 companies including major brands and start-ups will be in Las Vegas. CES 2022 will feature new categories showcasing how the industry is evolving, including space tech, food tech and NFTs. The show will highlight advancements in AI, AR/VR, gaming and computing, digital health, automotive and transportation, home entertainment, smart home and more.