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Business Traveller India|December 2020 - January 2021
Major global events to watch out for this year
NISHA SHROFF AND SANCHITA NAMBIAR

While uncertainty is still looming over the world, several important global events that were scheduled for 2020 have now been slotted for the coming year. Moving forward with a conscious approach, organisers are making sure that their events adopt the highest standards of safety; and are also making use of high-end technology to bolster the operations.

The global community is optimistic and ready to come back stronger with new developments, innovations, ideas, and knowledge.

CES 2021

Deemed as one of the world’s most influential technology events and gadget shows, CES (Consumer Electronics Show), will be held in an all-digital format in 2021. The event is scheduled to take place from January 11-14, and will see participation from the global tech community, sharing new updates on the latest technology development, new products along with industry leaders sharing insights on a virtual platform.

Watch out for some cool startups and well-known global brands who will launch their latest products at the event. In addition to this, CES 2021 will provide an engaging platform for companies both small and large to launch products, build brands, and form partnerships.

Mary Barra, chairman and CEO of General Motors and Lisa Su, president and CEO of AMD are two keynote speakers at CES 2021.

Microsoft has confirmed to be the event’s digital partner. Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft Corporation says, “We are excited to partner with the Consumer Technology Association, applying our technology, partner ecosystem, and learning to help deliver the firstever, all-digital CES in 2021.” ces.tech

ITB INDIA

Coming April 2021, ITB India, a global trade show will virtually bring together international exhibitors and industry peers from different sectors of travel, MICE, leisure, corporates and technology.

ITB India 2021 will be an all-virtual event due to the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions around the world. It will be held from April 7 to April 9, 2021, and will be hosted on the ITB Community in Asia (ITB Community) platform.

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