You've heard of EMEA? This is an announcement for the SAME region -- South Asia and Middle East.
The 5th Information & Communications Technology Exhibition & Conference – CONNECT 2010 will be held in Karachi, Pakistan, from May 8-10, 2010.
The show, according to its organizers, is 'poised to bring forth international suppliers and local vendors to generate ICT business in the region.'
Super Technologies (News
) DIDX and Techistan are media partner and press agent for the CONNECT 2010.
Suzanne Bowen, vice president of Super Technologies, Techistan, and DIDX, says, 'Everything starts with a dream, then discussion, then a plan. We are keen to participate in promoting dreams, discussion, plans and action for implementing empowering changes in Pakistan and the world.'
The exhibition will 'demonstrate cutting edge technology to a targeted audience' and bring together industry leaders 'seeking products through innovation and technology,' organizers say: 'Several exclusive sessions and forums are also scheduled in concurrence with the exhibition to provide further networking opportunities to the participants.'
Rehan Ahmed, CEO of Super Technologies also said one objective of the show is to 'get all stakeholders in Pakistan to agree that it has a gold mine of existing technologies and talent that should be showcased. We believe that CONNECT 2010 is a premium event that businesses and organizations should sponsor and secure exhibition space in.'
Ahmed pronounced Pakistan 'ahead of the curve' in mobile, IPTV (News
), with 'great outgoing call rates, research and development. The next step is showing this off to the world.'
CONNECT 2009 featured 95 companies from 12 countries as exhibitors and participants, including Australia, France, Japan, china, India, Singapore, the U.S., and the U.K. The event includes a co-located event, EEBC Telecom & Broadcasting, and supporting publications such as Techistan, Telecommunications Media Group (News
), ConnectWorld, BenefIT, Linuxforu, Cable Quest and Technology Times.
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Edited by Stefania Viscusi