Tech Trends and Holiday Spending at Innovate! and Celebrate

Join Tech.Co and Consumer Technology Association (CTA) this upcoming September for the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Jose, CA. Register now to attend!

In the past year, the tech world has been privileged to a number of revolutionary innovations that have made the world a more interesting place. From augmented reality games and digital home assistants to self-driving cars and virtual reality headsets, 2016 has been a year filled with enough gadgets and gear to make any tech junky excited. If you want to get a good idea of what is coming next, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), producers of CES, are here to guide you through the trends.

At Innovate! and Celebrate, we are pleased to announce that CTA will be holding two exciting talks for conference attendees and members of the press concerning the 2016 holiday sales forecast and the “5 Technology Trends to Watch” moderated by CNET Editor-In-Chief Lindsey Turrentine. You’ll be able to get your holiday shopping ideas set in stone while understanding the tech landscape better than ever before.

Lindsey Turpentine headshot

The 5 Tech Trends to Watch Panel

Lindsey Turrentine, Editor-In-Chief of, will moderate a discussion of this year’s top tech trends across five categories poised to impact the technology industry. Panelists include Justin Fishkin, chief strategy officer of Local Motors; Ramamurtny Sivakumar, managing director at Intel Capital; Ryan Pamplin, founder of Ryactive Corporation; and James R. Mault, M.D., F.A.C.S., is the vice president and chief medical officer of Qualcomm Life, with more to be announced in the coming weeks.

Grab a seat on Wednesday, September 21 from 10:15 AM.

Politics and the Holiday Season

With the holiday season around the corner and the political season in full swing, CTA’s Steve Koenig, senior director of market research and Shawn DuBravac, Ph.D, chief economist will provide an insightful report on what types of technology consumers will have on their gift lists, how online shopping will effect physical stores, and the impact of the late presidential election on sales.

Attend their talk on Wednesday, September 21 at 2:00 PM.

Register Now to Attend Innovate! and Celebrate 2016

Come join us at the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Jose, CA. The event will take place September 20 – September 22, and is held in partnership with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA).

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Conor is the Lead Writer for For the last six years, he’s covered everything from tech news and product reviews to digital marketing trends and business tech innovations. He's written guest posts for the likes of Forbes, Chase, WeWork, and many others, covering tech trends, business resources, and everything in between. He's also participated in events for SXSW, Tech in Motion, and General Assembly, to name a few. He also cannot pronounce the word "colloquially" correctly. You can email Conor at
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