The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced
that Deb Kassoff, senior manager of member programs, will receive the
Women in CE 2014 Carol Campbell Inspiration Award. Kassoff will be
honored for her efforts during this evening's 5th Annual Women in CE
Legacy Awards Networking Reception at the 2014 International CES®.
Owned and produced by CEA, the 2014 CES, the world's gathering place for
all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies, runs through
Friday, January 10 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Kassoff is being recognized for her volunteer efforts within Women in
CE, an organization focused on empowering women, building networks and
supporting career opportunities across the breadth of the consumer
electronics industry. Kassoff serves on the organization's Advisory
Board and has been a key advisor to the group.
"Deb Kassoff is a vital asset to CEA and has been instrumental in
growing our membership divisions, specifically the retail and small
business sectors," said Glenda MacMullin, chief financial officer and
chief operating officer, CEA. "I'm thrilled to congratulate Deb for
being honored by Women in CE and I thank Deb for her dedication to our
As senior manager of member programs for CEA, Kassoff oversees the
initiatives of the Small Businss Council, Retailer Council and
Audio-Video Retailer Division. She has been active in growing member
engagement in the association's educational programs, legislative
advocacy and the CEA Mentor Program. Kassoff was named to Dealerscope's
40 under 40 in the CE industry in 2009.
Note to Editors: The official name of the global technology
event is "International CES." Subsequent references to the show
can be shortened to "CES." Please do not use "Consumer
Electronics Show" to refer to the International CES.
The International CES is the world's gathering place for all who thrive
on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving
ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40
years-the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced
to the marketplace. As the largest hands-on event of its kind, CES
features all aspects of the industry. And because it is owned and
produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the technology
trade association representing the $203 billion U.S. consumer
electronics industry, it attracts the world's business leaders and
pioneering thinkers to a forum where the industry's most relevant issues
are addressed. Follow CES online at www.CESweb.org
and through social media: http://www.cesweb.org/social
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