For Global Startups and SMEs

Want to make your visit to CES more meaningful by setting up advance meetings with top investors (and pitching to them in front of a large audience!), manufacturers, distributors and retailers? 

WHO: US, EU and any foreign companies attending CES should participate.

WHEN: January 3-5 [or the two days before the CES plus the morning of the first day of the CES (January 5-8)]


  • Three day B2B Matchmaking event (speed meetings).
  • Lunch, coffee, cocktail parties – sponsored.
  • Demo tables on Wednesday 01/04/2017.
  • 3 min investor pitch (2 min + 1 min Q&A) to investors. 
  • European American Pitch Awards!! (please apply)
  • CES Exhibits Plus Pass included.

You will also receive your complimentary CES Exhibits Plus Pass
valued at $300, which provides access to all exhibits, Super Sessions, Keynote Addresses and select conference sessions, in addition to an invitation to the International Matchmaking Reception, access to private business centers and other exclusive benefits. The Exhibit Plus Passes for the CES have to be picked up at the Euro Tech Business Lounge. Eligibility: For foreign companies exclusively (HQ located outside of the US). Please register prior to 12/20/2016 in order to receive benefits. Read more...

Want to meet our guests?

Carlos Diaz

The Refiners

Want to meet with Carlos?

Emmanuel Methivier

Credit Agricole

Want to meet with Emmanuel

Joseph Vinod


Want to meet with Joseph?

David Temesi


Want to meet with David?

Edgar Auslander


Want to meet with Edgar

Willem Jonker

EIT Digital

Want to meet with Wilem?

Bertrand Miserey


Want to meet with Bertrand?

Robert Neivert

500 Startups

Want to meet with

Evan Cohen

Hardware Club

Want to meet with Evan?

Fabrice Marsella

 Village By CA

Want to meet with Fabrice?

Steve Boogar

Harris Corporation

Want to meet with Steve

Nathalie Leboucher


Want to meet with Nathalie?

Frederic Charon


Want to meet with Frederic?

Ed Lambert

Bridge Bank

Want to meet with Ed?

John Vaskis


Want to meet with John?

Dennis Clark

Honda Xcelerator

Want to meet with Dennis?

Randy William

Keiretsu Forum

Want to meet with Randy?

Francis Barel


Want to meet with Francis?

Ray Chan

K5 Ventures

Want to meet with Ray

Sabir Hicham

Philips Lighting

Want to meet with Sabir

Ludovic Copere 

Sony Growth Ventures &  Innovation

Want to meet withLudovic?

Vijay Raman

Vasur Ventures

Want to meet Vijay

Arash Sani

Tech Coast Angels 

Want to meet Arash

Robert Danese

Access Channel Ingram Micro Consolidator

Want to meet Robert?

Mira Wattar

 Hyundai Technology

Want to meet with Mira?

Wolfram Zotter


Want to meet with Wolfram?

Eric Daubie

IBM France

Want to meet with Eric?

Video of MatchFest at CES 2016:

WHERE: EURO TECH Business Lounge at The Studio, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino of Las Vegas. 

The EURO TECH Business Lounge is open to the MatchFest participants on Thursday 05, Friday 06 and Saturday 07 for more ad hoc meetings (we will suggest mornings and evenings outside of CES hours), networking, events and private parties. 

Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, 3667 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 - The Studio, access from Mezzanine Level just above the casino. Overlooking the Las Vegas Strip, this sprawling high-rise casino resort is located in front of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Hotel (CES Tech West) , next to the Paris Las Vegas Hotel, a 5-minute walk from the Bellagio fountains, a 10 minute walk from the Venetian & Sand Convention Center (CES Tech West), and  around 3 miles from Las Vegas Convention Center (CES Tech East).

Accelerate your business growth and competitiveness, and your access to investment opportunities for the whole year 2017 and beyond!

What is exactly a "B2B Matchmaking Event" organized by EEN?

Our exclusive Business-to-Business Matchmaking event sets up 30 minute speed meetings between "Born Global" startups and international SMEs, and potential strategic partners and investors from the US and global markets:

  • Distributors
  • Buyers and Decision Makers from Resellers / Retailers / Etailers
  • Manufacturers Representatives
  • Investors (Venture Capital firms, Business Angels Organizations and Accredited Investors, Equity-based Accelerators)
  • Large CE Manufacturers and Vendors, and their Open Innovation teams
  • The Las Vegas Hospitality Industry, and its Buyers / Decision Makers
  • Other startups and SME's

How to participate:

  1. Provide a profile describing your offer or request.
  2. Participants’ profiles will be published on the website – all profiles are checked.
  3. Browse the site and book meetings with participants you are interested in.
  4. Meeting requests must be confirmed by both sides in order to be scheduled.
  5. Prior to the event you will receive your individual meeting schedule.

What is the CES?

CES is the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow, encompassing products and services from 20 product categories.

  • 3D Printing
  • Accessories
  • Audio
  • Automotive Electronics
  • Communications Infrastructure
  • Computer Hardware/Software/Services
  • Content Creation & Distribution
  • Digital Imaging/Photography
  • Electronic Gaming
  • Fitness and Sports
  • Health and Biotech
  • Internet Services
  • Online Media
  • Robotics
  • Sensors
  • Smart Home
  • Startups
  • Video
  • Wearables
  • Wireless Devices & Services

CES 2016 in numbers

  • 3,681 exhibiting companies
  • 375 Startups at the Eureka Park
  • 1,809 government professionals
  • 48,616 senior level executives
  • 48,833 international attendees
  • 153 countries represented
  • 83% of top retailers
  • 82% of top Fortune 100´s

CES 2016 social media reach

  • 930,379 #CES2016 and @CES Mentions
  • 521,525 views of videos posted by CES during CES
  • 88.5 million views of Snapchat’s CES Live Story (January 7 only)
  • 16,181 million Twitter impressions
  • 470 million Instagram impressions

CES 2016, record attendance

The 2016 CES was a record breaking year. 177,393 attendees from across the globe gathered amongst 2.47 million net square feet of exhibit space. That's why CES is the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technology. 

CES 2016 media coverage

  • 11,456 publications (print)
  • 28.792 web news
  • 2,080 blogs
  • 209 pictures
  • 25 multimedia




closed since 4 Jan 2017
Registration 1 Jun – 4 Jan
Meeting Selection 1 Jan – 4 Jan
Event 3 Jan – 5 Jan
Language English
Costs $995
Venue Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, South Las Vegas Boulevard 3667
Las Vegas, United States
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 148
Meetings 376
Austria 1
Belgium 6
Canada 1
France 64
Germany 1
Hungary 4
India 4
Netherlands 2
Poland 1
Portugal 1
Reunion 2
Romania 2
Spain 3
Turkey 4
United Kingdom 1
United States 78
Total 175
Profile Views
Before Event7032
After Event 5257