TAITRA kicks off COMPUTEX 2017 in India to recruit Indian Exhibitors

COMPUTEX 2017 is going SOUTH, partly incorporating the Taiwan government’s “Go South Policy”. TAITRA, organizer of COMPUTEX, held an international press conference in India, the densely populated country with an overwhelming high market demand. According to statistics, in 2016, India has over 1.2 billion people of which, 20% of the population consists of middle classes that will grow to 40% by 2025. Taiwan India bilateral trade has risen from year 2000 of 1.2 billion US dollars to 2015 of 4.8 billion US dollars. At the same time, India has become Taiwan's 18th largest trading partner and bilateral trades between the two countries are becoming more frequent.


COMPUTEX Press Conference in India was presided over by Mr. Yih-Jyh Kang, Executive Director, Execution Dept., TAITRA. Mr. Champak Raj Gurjar, Chairman of India Federation of Information and Communication, was a VIP guest who also addressed to the audiences. Mr. Kang stated that India has always been known for its software and top engineers in the world, and with the IoT wave, integration of software and hardware is indispensable and are the important elements of successful. He hoped, through this COMPUTEX press conference, renowned software companies from India will participate at the COMPUTEX 2017 exhibition.


Representatives from the TAITRA COMPUTEX organizing team was present at the press conference briefing on the competitive advantages of Taiwan ICT Industry, the development of IoT, the new position of COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2017 as well as its themes and exhibition contents. COMPUTEX 2017 is scheduled for May 30 - June 3, 2017 with the new position of "Building Global Technology Ecosystems". Four main themes include IoT applications, innovations & startups, business solutions, and gaming & VR. New exhibition areas include the 2016 newly added InnoVEX (for startups), SmarTEX (for latest IoT applications), and also a new gaming & VR exhibit, showing the ultimate high performance gaming products for 2017. The iStyle display area set up in 2016 was well received. This Apple MFi-certified exhibition area will be expanded in 2017. COMPUTEX 2016 attracted more than 40,000 international visitors, of which close to 350 were visitors from India, a substantial growth of 14% from the previous year, and India is also the 12th country with the most number of international visitors.


This press conference attracted more than 35 representatives from professional India media such as NDTV Gadgets, Times of India, CXO Today, Digit as well as new social media Tech 2 and T3 attending. India media showed great interest and recognition for COMPUTEX and its activities during the show.


TAITRA also displays the winning products of the COMPUTEX d&i awards from September 30-Ocotober 2 at the COM-IT show in India. The COMPUTEX d&i awards is the cooperation between TAITRA and the international forum design company, iF. A total of 87 top innovative design products are shown to the India market.


To participate for COMPUTEX 2017, online registration is now available. Interested exhibitors are urged to register early.

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TAIT Kicks Off 9Th Edition Of COM IT Expo In Mumbai

Mumbai: Trade Association of Information Technology (TAIT) today kicked off its 9th edition of its COM IT Expo in the city. The 3-day technology exhibition will exhibit the latest technology solutions for the IT, security and mobile industries. Yih-Jyh, Kang, Executive Director, Exhibition Department, TAITRA, Champak Raj Gurjar, Chairman of the COM IT Committee and TAIT President Rushabh Shah inaugurated the event in the presence of exhibitors. This year Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) has also set up two Taiwan Excellence centres to showcase latest technologies and solutions in IoT, AR and intelligent business solutions. Speaking at the inauguration, Yih-Jyh, Kang, Executive Director, Exhibition Department, TAITRA said, “COM IT expo always gives us a platform to showcase latest technological innovations from Taiwan. We aim to extend our business collaboration with Indian companies by exchanging technological knowledge. I invite all the exhibitors present here to COMPUTEX 2017 to showcase their products and solutions.” Arati Naik, COO and Director at Smartlink Network Systems said COM IT expo helps vendors to connect with their respective partners. “COM IT expo gives vendors like us a good exposure and also helps us to get market feedback about our offerings. Apart from showcasing our products, we also get an opportunity to know about new innovations in the industry.” The exhibition has been organized in the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon (E) and around 60 exhibitors have participated in the event, including major brands such as Digisol, Kaspersky, Dell, eScan, Canon, D Link to name few. Source:  

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COMPUTEX 2016 d&i awards Winning Products Start Road Tour to IFA 2016

Berlin, Germany – Sept. 7, 2016 – IFA, the leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances, opened in Berlin for 6 consecutive days from September 2-7. A total of 27 exhibition halls showcase product categories such as home & entertainment electronics, audio entertainment, home appliances, games and multimedia, mass communication, communication, and technology & components. According to the organizer, 1,828 exhibitors participated (an 11% growth from 2015) using 158,000 square meters of exhibition space (a 5% growth from 2015). Major world brands such as Bosch, LG, Panasonic, Samsung, Siemens, Sony, Vestel, Huawei, Haier, Hisense, Lenovo and Philips gather at this important stage using interactive marketing to display their latest products and technologies. IFA 2016 focuses on mobile communications, data management, smart home and digital entertainment. For the first time, the organizer plans a 4-day B2B IFA Global Markets (9/4-9/7), in downtown Station Berlin exhibition hall especially for OEM/ODM manufacturers. IFA Global Markets is limited to professional trade visitors and buyers which differentiate from IFA’s open to the general public admission. Taiwan manufacturer, ACER, introduces a variety of gaming and light-weight notebooks at IFA 2016 and HTC continues to draw attention with its VIVE virtual reality devices. TAITRA, Taiwan External Trade and Development Council, also leads a group of Taiwan manufacturers to participate. In addition to holding a press conference, it also sets up a COMPUTEX d&i Awards Display Pavilion, showcasing winners of innovative ICT products. A total of 87 winning products were selected by iF of Germany on both innovation and design. The COMPUTEX d&i awards provide opportunities for Taiwan and world products to show their excellence and quality to the European visitors at IFA 2016. Products relate to virtual reality, micro projectors, laptops and peripherals were the most popular among visitors and received the most inquiries. COMPUTEX d&i awards have been held for 9 consecutive years, since 2008. This year, 253 product entries were received from 12 countries and 87 were chosen for the awards, including 5 Gold Awards and 1 Rising Star Award (for startups). Winning products that go on the world tour receive international exposure and leads generated during the show provide even more business opportunities for these winners, demonstrating substantial benefits of the awards. After display at IFA 2016, the winning products of COMPUTEX d&i Awards will proceed to: Mumbai, India for COM-IT 2016; Jakarta, Indonesia for Indocomtech 2016; Las Vegas, USA for CES 2017; as well as Barcelona, Spain for MWC 2017; and other important ICT exhibitions and potential emerging markets. Registration for COMPUTEX 2017 d&i awards will be available December. In the meantime, for more related and updated information regarding COMPUTEX or the awards, please check out the official website:

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