TAVES, Canada's largest Consumer Electronics Show, to be held this year in Canada's High-Tech Capital

TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2015 /CNW/ - Going into its fifth year, the 2015 edition of the TAVES Consumer Electronics Show will take place at the Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel & Suites in the Richmond Hill / Markham area from October 30th to November 1st.

Attended last year by over 4,200 visitors, TAVES 2015 is expected to attract even more attendees, along with extensive media coverage and business-to-business opportunities. This world-class exposition brings together technology innovators, trade professionals, consumers and educators. Among the companies/brands showcased this year will be AMD, Tesla, Volvo, Yamaha, VIZIO, JVC/Kenwood, Oculus Rift, Sulon Technologies, Holocube North America, Canada Robotix and MakerBot.

This year the show was strategically moved to the highway 404/7 technology district in Richmond Hill and Markham -- Canada's High-Tech Capital. This area, and the surrounding York Region, is home to 4,400 Information and Communications Technology companies, one of the largest technology hubs in Greater Toronto and Canada.

As Canada's largest consumer technology show, TAVES showcases innovation from the latest in:

  • Virtual reality and augmented reality video gaming
  • Robotics, including several robotics workshops for kids
  • Electric cars, e-bikes and scooters
  • Drones and remote control toys

In addition to these, the expo will also highlight cutting-edge wearables, smart devices, 3D printing, home & personal HiFi, home theatre, electronic gadgets, as well as digital imaging products.  TAVES is covered extensively by Canadian and US media and in 2014 received significant exposure thanks to news coverage from CBC, CP24, CTV, CityTV and Global TV, among others.

"In 2015, TAVES will once again increase its footprint by offering more expo space than ever before" said Suave Kajko, President of TAVES Toronto Consumer Electronics Show. "The expanded space will be used to host even more exhibitors, product demos, seminars, as well as allow us to add new activities such as a video gaming discussion panel, Meetups, youth coder workshops, kids robotics workshops and even a tech-inspired art gallery. There is something for everyone, from technology enthusiasts to seasoned professionals."

In partnership with local hi-tech organizations in York Region TAVES will also host targeted events dedicated to the growth of emerging technology companies. "TAVES offers a great opportunity for start-ups to showcase new products, prototypes and beta software/apps directly to Toronto-area consumers and the media", said Lucas Chang, Community Co-Lead for Startup York Region. "On the B2B side, a range of industry events and Meetups during the show will connect entrepreneurs with peers and technology industry executives."

For more information visit www.taveshow.com

About TAVES Consumer Electronics Show

The TAVES Consumer Electronics Show is Canada's ultimate technology showcase, connecting trade professionals, media and consumers. This world-class exposition attracts companies from around the globe and showcases cutting edge technology and innovation spanning a broad range of categories, including robotics, wearables, smart devices, video gaming hardware & software, home & personal HiFi, home theatre, 3D printing, drones, remote control toys, digital imaging products, electronic gadgets as well as electric car / bike technology.

TAVES will be held Oct. 30 - Nov. 1, 2015 at the Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel & Suites Conference Centre. The new venue, located at the intersection of Highway 404 and Highways 7/407 in Richmond Hill/Markham is situated in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area and offers free parking and easy access by both vehicle and public transit.

SOURCE TAVES Consumer Electronics Show

Image with caption: "Get Ready For Canada's Ultimate Consumer Electronics Show - Oct. 30 to Nov. 1, 2015 (CNW Group/TAVES Consumer Electronics Show)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20150915_C6858_PHOTO_EN_496236.jpg

For further information: Suave Kajko, skajko@taveshow.com, 416-767-2495

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