Consumer Technology Association Named Among Best Places to Work in Virginia The Consumer Technology Association (CTA), formerly the Consumer Electronics Association, was recently named as one of the 2016 Best Places to Work in Virginia.RS Staff ⋅ Dec 2, 2015 The Consumer Technology Association (CTA), formerly the Consumer Electronics Association, was recently named as one of the 2016 Best Places to Work in Virginia by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group. This is the sixth consecutive year CTA has been honored by the program, which recognizes the 100 best places of employment in Virginia. “We strive to provide a work environment that promotes a healthy work-life balance,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association. “We are honored to receive this recognition by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group. This designation verifies our continued commitment to keeping our staff happy, healthy, and motivated, and helps us attract the best and brightest in pursuit of driving growth across the consumer technology industry.” The rankings of the 2016 Best Places to Work in Virginia will be announced at an awards luncheon on January 28, 2016 at the Williamsburg Lodge in Williamsburg, VA. The Consumer Technology Association was honored in 2014 and 2015 by The Washington Post as a Top Workplace, and as one of the Best Workplaces for Commuters for the last three years running. CTA was a 2015 winner in Washington SmartCEO’s Healthiest Company Awards for its demonstrated commitment to employees through health and wellness programs. Recently, the Northern Virginia Family Services (NVFS) selected CTA as a 2015 CARE (Companies As Responsive Employers) Award winner for the seventh consecutive year.