B2B Matchmaking AT CES 2018


For Global Startups and SMEs

Want to make your visit to CES more meaningful by setting up advance meetings with top investors, manufacturers, distributors and retailers? 

WHO: US, EU and any foreign companies attending CES (or exhibiting at CES) should participate.

WHEN: January 7-11 [or the two days before the CES plus three days during CES (January 9-11)]

You will also receive  complimentary CES Exhibits Plus Passes valued at $300 each, 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 (also part of the Euro Tech Week Package). Eligibility: For foreign companies exclusively (HQ located outside of the US). Please register prior to 12/20/2017 in order to receive benefits. Read more...

Video of MatchFest at CES 2017:

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WHERE: EURO TECH Business Lounge at The Studio, Harrah's Las Vegas, Hotel & Casino - at the Convention Center 

The EURO TECH Business Lounge is open to the B2B Matchmaking participants on Sunday 07 and  Monday 08, and on Tuesday 09, Wednesday 10, and Thursday 11 during CES for more ad hoc meetings (we suggest mornings and evenings outside of CES hours), networking, events and private parties. 

Accelerate your business growth and competitiveness, and your access to investment opportunities for the whole year 2018 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 (includes HR and 360)
  • Automotive Electronics
  • Communications Infrastructure
  • Computer Hardware/Software/Services
  • Content Creation & Distribution
  • Digital Imaging/Photography
  • Drones
  • Electronic Gaming
  • Fitness and Sports
  • Lifestyle
  • Personal Privacy and Cyber Security
  • Health and Biotech
  • Internet Services
  • Internet of Things
  • Digital/Online Media
  • Robotics
  • Sensors
  • Smart Home
  • Startups
  • Sharing Economy
  • Vehicle Technology
  • Video
  • Virtual reality / Augmented Reality / 360 Immersion
  • Wearables
  • Wireless Devices & Services

CES in numbers

  • 3,900 exhibiting companies
  • 2.47 million net square feet of exhibit space
  • 170,000 attendees
  • 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


Last year media coverage

  • 7,000+ media
  • 11,456 publications (print)
  • 28.792 web news
  • 2,080 blogs
  • 209 pictures
  • 25 multimedia






closed since 10 Jan 2018
Registration 1 Jul – 10 Jan
Meeting Selection 1 Oct – 12 Jan
Event 7 Jan – 12 Jan
Language English
Costs $850
Venue Harrah's Las Vegas 3475 South Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, United States
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 259
Meetings 585
Albania 1
Belgium 7
Bulgaria 3
Canada 3
Croatia 1
Czech Republic 1
Denmark 1
Finland 2
France 86
Germany 2
Greece 1
India 2
Ireland 2
Israel 2
Italy 11
Lithuania 2
Luxembourg 11
Norway 1
Poland 1
Portugal 2
Serbia 2
Slovak Republic 1
Slovenia 1
Spain 3
Sweden 2
Switzerland 1
Taiwan 9
Tunisia 1
Turkey 12
United Kingdom 1
United States 100
Total 275
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Before Event13752
After Event 428