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Flight Cancellations Impact Consumers Electronics Show Attendance

Excerpt from MarketWatch

Jan 07, 2014 7:30 am

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CES 2014 and undoubtedly countless other meetings and conventions around the country have been negatively impacted by the epidemic of flight cancellations and delays around the country. It’s a cold, hard fact.

— Dennis Schaal

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Bad weather, marked by heavy snowfall and extremely cold temperature, has apparently impacted attendance at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

“We don’t have any official numbers yet,” said Jeff Joseph, CES senior vice president for communications. He added that CES has “heard anecdotal stories about some (attendees) canceling plans.”

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