PTA Chairman inaugurates ITCN Asia 2017 – the largest IT event
The 17th ITCN Asia 2017, Pakistan’s biggest international exhibition and conference on Information Technology (IT) & Telecommunications, is now being organized for the 17th consecutive year on September 19th to 21st, 2017 at Karachi Expo Centre. The concurrent events of this year’s insightful forum are; Security Asia, Fire & Safety Asia, Lights & LED Asia and Consumer Electronics Asia. The event promises great enrichment to this dynamic and valuable industry.
This year, the 17th ITCN Asia’s scope is expected to be greater than all its previous annual events, with numerous new features added to it. It is occupying over 150,000 sq feet of exhibition area, and expects more than 600 international & domestic brands with 150+ foreign delegates and participants from more than 25 countries. Well over 50 startup companies and experts along with 100,000+ visitors are expected to grace the event. It is designed to create major opportunities for business-to-business alliances, leveraging their mutual strengths for capacity-building in this fast-evolving industry.
ITCN Asia allows the most powerful brands of the world to showcase their state-of-the-art products and services, ultimately allowing the user-community to get exposure to a wide range of advanced technologies and solutions, all under one roof. This forum is supported by the Government of Pakistan, Ministry of IT & Telecom and Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA).
Addressing the ITCN Asia 2017, the Chairman of PTA – Mr. Ismail Shah stated that:
“ITCN Asia provides a collaborative environment to find better solutions and facilitate public/private partnerships. PTA has taken concrete measures to provide Broadband connectivity at affordable prices for the masses. Hence, the number of internet users and consumption of broadband in Pakistan has increased tremendously over the past 3 years. The internet promises easier access to modern education across our vast rural communities, while revolutionizing global businesses and social-connectivity. The youth must make positive use of this technology to ensure faster national progress.”
The Platinum Sponsor of this vibrant conference is HIKVISION, whereas prestigious brands and enterprises like; JAZZ, NAFFCO and Megaplus are the Gold-Sponsors. The Silver Sponsors include successful companies like; Samsung, Microtech, Optimum Technology, SFFECO GLOBAL, Dahua Technology, Haseen Habib Trading (Pvt.) Ltd, Emirates Firefighting Equipment Factory LLC (Firex), Xclusive Solutions and KEDACOM, whereas the Bronze Sponsors are; 3M, Minerva, Vivanco, ABM Data Systems (Pvt.) Ltd, Fakhri Brothers, Tech Smart IOT and Americom Technology.
The Strategic Partners of ITCN Asia include; PTA, PSEB, P@SHA, KPITB, ICT FORUM PAKISTAN, THE NEST I/O, ISACA – Karachi Chapter, TECH PAKISTAN, IEEE- KARACHI Section, Department of IT-Government of Sindh, Usman Institute of Technology and Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, whereas IBA is the knowledge-partner and the official Web-Partner is A2Z Creatorz.
The three-day event is featuring numerous conferences, including a Telecom Summit and a PSEB CEO Forum, besides a moot on ‘Digital Security for Media’ and another on the ‘Role & Importance of ICT in HEIs’. It also features exclusive conferences on ‘Information-Security’ and Financial technologies (FinTech) to analyze the evolving trends & challenges in these fields.
Nearly 70 leading experts and international speakers will make insightful speeches and presentations to explore new verticals and provide extensive information on the latest innovations in the digital world. These conferences is attracting an audience of more than 700 delegates, including CEOs, CIOs, CISOs and other senior officials.