Friday, April 9, 2010

Cambodia ICT & Architecture, Construction World Expo 2010

BY BUTH REAKSMEY KONGKEA

The National Information Communications Technology Development Authority of Cambodia (NiDA) and the International Data Group (IDG ASEAN) have organized the “Cambodia ICT and Architecture and Construction World Expo 2010” for three days from April 1st-3rd, 2010 at the Diamond Island Convention and exhibition Center located in Koh Pich, Phnom Penh to display about the most development of ICT

Over 200 national and international companies from inside and outside the nations have participated in displaying their ICT products, architecture and construction at the Architecture and Construction World Expo and the Conference in Phnom Penh.

Dr. Phu Leewood, Secretary-General of the National Information Communications Technology Development Authority of Cambodia (NiDA), said that it marked the 6th year NiDA and IDG SEAN have organized the “Cambodia ICT and Architecture, Construction World Expo 2010” in Cambodia.

The main objective of the expo and conference is to review and discuss current developments, identify investment opportunities and suggest aspects of sustainable growth of the building and construction sector in Cambodia.

“The event is the first and the only international B2B Exposition for the building and construction industry in Cambodia. The main purpose of the expo and conference are to create good opportunities, environment to allow the large international companies understand Cambodia markets, introduce the modern products to Cambodia and reach to create the strong ICT industry in Cambodia through the Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen’s initiation,” he told reporters at a press conference after the celebration of the Exhibition and Conference on the 1st of April 2010 in Phnom Penh.

He added that the 6th ICT exhibition, state department and all private sectors, will receive the current information about ICT products for their requirements. All kinds of customers will get the dedication of various latest technology products at the exhibition.

“We hope that all exhibitors will gain the best opportunities to look for genuine industry partners, in order to continue and enlarge their businesses more productively, and go into competition in the international of globalization era in the future,” he said.

Le Thanh Tam, CEO of IDG ASEAN, Founder and Chairman of CEO and CIO Club, said that Cambodia ICT and Telecom World Expo and Conference has received a remarkable run and has grown from year to year since its inception in 2005. He stated that from its conception in 2005, Cambodia ICT and Telecom World Expo has received great supports and encourages from Cambodia central government and ministries, international vendors, local companies as well as the whole ICT communities. He added that those supports have made the expo the first and the biggest of its kind in Cambodia.

“This year, the event is organized in Koh Pich, a very new and much bigger-than-before venue designed specially for the exhibition and convention, and we do believe that this new place will satisfy the exhibitors’ requirement of a large, convenient and well-equipped exhibition hall to display their hi-tech technology and products,” he said. “With a full rage of products from hardware, software, telecom and networking devices and services, office equipment, and home products, the event is a great opportunity for all who are interested in ICT and Telecom products and new technology,” he added.

Ouk Chipphal, IDG’s Business Development Manager, said that the main ICT products displayed in the expo included informatics technology, banking and finance, telecommunications, manufacturing, architectures and construction, trade services, and educational materials. He emphasized that the main sponsors of the event are Online, Viettel, AnAn, AngkorNet, CIDC, Sabay, the Sotelco “Beeline” company and Ezecom Company.

According to the company’s estimation, about 50,000 visitors will attend the “Cambodia ICT and Architecture, Construction World Expo 2010” in Phnom Penh. ///



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