January 2006 Issue

 

Keeping Up Relations

Are we already at another CES again? It seems like the 2005 show just ended. Not that I mind; coming to the Consumer Electronics Show each year is a bit like going to your high school reunion. You catch up with old friends and go to a couple of good parties. Of course, there is the show itself, now bigger than ever, but when you get down to it, CES is about relationships—reforging the contacts made over the years, many of which have evolved from business relationships to true friendships. As big as our industry is, it still feels like a small community