CommunicAsia kicks off in Singapore
Top executives at Asia’s leading Communications & IT trade show in Singapore
BY OUR TECHNOLOGY CORRESPONDENT
6 June, 2005:
CommunicAsia 2005 kicks off today. Infotech veterans, industry leaders and dynamic SMEs from 54 countries across the globe converge today at the CommunicAsia2005 exhibition and conference in Singapore. The expo is on till June 17.
The latest IT trends from 3G, broadband communications, satellite, digital lifestyle, mobile communications, VoIP, WiMAX, to enterprise solutions, will converge at CommunicAsia. EnterpriseIT, Asia’s only dedicated exhibition for enterprise technology, will feature the latest in web services, storage systems, business intelligence, content management, security management, outsourcing services,
asset management and other solutions.
Visitors can expect over 1,500 companies and 45,000 business professionals from 54 countries at CommunicAsia and EnterpriseIT. Key industry players participating include Arianespace, Andrew Corporation, CBOSS, Concerto Software, Ericsson, Fujitsu, Huawei, Intelsat, Lucent Technologies, MEASAT Satellite, Motorola, NTT DoCoMo, Panasonic, PanAmSat, Polycom, SES Americom, Shin Satellite, Siemens, Sony, Sony Ericsson, Tandberg, Telekom Malaysia, UTStarcom, Unified Communications, and ZTE.
Among industry leaders who will share their knowledge on the latest in the information and communications industry are Mr Thorsten Heins, Member of the Group Board, Siemens Communications, Germany; Dr Jiming Liu, VP of ZTE (USA) and Architect of ZTE NGN solutions, ZTE, USA; Mr Thomas Goodwin III, Regional CTO - Asia Pacific, Lucent Technologies, USA; Mr. Jim Wicks, Vice President and Director, Consumer Experience Design, Mobile Devices, Motorola, Inc., USA; Dato' Abdul Wahid Omar, Group Chief Executive Officer for Telekom Malaysia, Malaysia; and Dr. Nongluck Phinainitisart, President of Shin Satellite Public Company Limited, Thailand.
Represented companies at Communicasia include Shin Satellite, Lucent Technologies, Chunghwa Telecom Co. Ltd, and Telekom Malaysia. There is expected to be a strong presence of CEOs and CTOs at CommunicAsia 2005.
According to Victor Wong, Project Director for Communications Events, Singapore Exhibition Services, “After the stagnation of IT industry during the economic problems encountered world-wide at the start of the century, the overall mood of the ICT world is now bright, and companies and governments are ready to pour investment into infotech spending again. CommunicAsia, being a key regional and global event, reflects the moods and latest trends in the industry. We are pleased to announce that CommunicAsia is producing an intense level of interest and commitment.”
“There is going to be a lot of exciting debate, comment and new announcements at the show, which we expect will reflect the growing confidence in the market place.”
New group pavilions from Malaysia, Australia and Indonesia will join 18 others from Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Korea, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, the UK, and the USA.
CommunicAsia, EnterpriseIT and BroadcastAsia are key components of the five-day Infocomm Media Business Exchange (imbX) which is held annually in Singapore in the month of June.
BY OUR TECHNOLOGY CORRESPONDENT