Thursday, February 4, 2010

Cambodia ICT and Telecom World Expo 2010

BY BUTH REAKSMEY KONGKEA

The National Information Communications Technology Development Authority of Cambodia (NiDA) and International Data Group (IDG ASEAN) will organize the “Cambodia ICT and Telecom World Expo 2010” from April 1 to 3, 2010 in the Diamond Island Convention and Exhibition Center, in Phnom Penh to display the development of ICT and Telecom and promote its use.

Chuon Var, Deputy General Director of the National Information Communications Technology Development Authority of Cambodia, said that it marked the 6th year NiDA and IDG ASEAN will organize the “Cambodia ICT and Telecom World Expo 2010” in Cambodia.

The purpose of the event is to display the development of ICT and Telecom as well as to promote the use of ICT and Telecom in the Kingdom of Cambodia.

“ICT is very useful for people in the world especially in Cambodia as people now are linking with development of ICT. Therefore, I believe that this ICT and Telecom expo will give a chance for Cambodians to learn about the new technologies as well as telecommunications in the world,” he said at a press conference in Phnom Penh on January 27.

Le Thanh Tam, CEO of IDG ASEAN, Founder and Chairman of CEO & CIO Club, said that Cambodia ICT and Telecom World Expo 2010 and Conference has received a remarkable run and grown from year to year since its inception in 2005.

This year, the event will take place in the Diamond Island Convention Center located in the center of Phnom Penh. The new venue is the largest modern exhibition and convention center in Cambodia equipped with the in-house exhibition hall of 8,000 square meters that can build up 400 standard booths, the conference room of 500 people, air-conditioning for the whole areas, and parking lots of hundreds cars and thousands motorbikes, according to Tranh Tam.

He added that for the sixth time of organization, the organizers commit to position it as the largest ICT event in Cambodia which is attracting local, regional and international vendors to showcase their advanced products and technologies, as well as to launch attractive promotion campaigns.

“To date, the organizers have received the confirmed participation of royalty exhibitors like Online, Viettel, AnAn, AngkorNet, and CIDC. The Sotelco “Beeline” has confirmed to be the main sponsor for the event, making its fist promotion campaigns,” he said.

Along with the development of the industry, digital contents technology is expected to be utilized in various fields, especially entailments and value-added service. The conference will also discuss how this emerging industry should develop and benefit people.

“The Best ICT and Telecom Product Awards”, the awards recognize the best ICT products, services, ISPs, SIs, mobile operators, distributors, and publications will be awarded. Thousands of survey forms have been sent out to experts, media and end-users to collect their assessments. The awards presentation ceremony will be held during the Cambodia ICT and Telecom World Expo and Conference 2010 in Phnom Penh. ///


1 comment:

hoang said...

Hi Bong, I'm Huong from IDG. Met you in ICT & Telecom World Expo, do u remember me? Please add my yahoo nick: hoaxuyenchi1810. We will talk more. Have a nice week.