With transformation at the top of their agenda, business leaders are meeting at ConnecTechAsia, being held in Singapore from June 18 to 20, 2019, to showcase and discover the latest technologies that promise to ready businesses for the future.
“Connectivity infrastructure is a key enabler for digital economies worldwide, including Singapore’s. ConnecTechAsia has always been a key telecoms calendar highlight, bringing the world’s leading players to Singapore to exchange insights, share best practices, and build the capabilities that will be necessary to bring about next-generation networks. We expect ConnecTechAsia to be an exciting platform to learn and experience the cutting-edge developments in the technologies that will shape our lives, and wish the event every success,” says Howie Lau, chief industry development officer, Info-communications Media Development Authority, Singapore.
Among a congregation of 1800 exhibitors and 200 thought leaders at the Summit, an estimated 40,000 attendees will be looking to truly transformative technologies and solutions to get an edge up in automating business processes and exploring fresh revenue streams in this digital era.
ConnecTechAsia comes out the gate in 2019 as the region’s newly minted telecom, media. and technology (TMT) knowledge powerhouse, leveraging new partnerships with leading business intelligence and research affiliates, such as Accenture, Deloitte, KPMG, Light Reading, McKinsey, Ovum, and Tractica, to provide expert insights to all event stakeholders, not just during three event days, but throughout the year.
Top brands including Amazon, Axiata, Ericsson, Google, Grab, Huawei, IBM, iflix, Intel, Microsoft, Netflix, NHK, NTT DoCoMo, RedHat, Singtel, Verizon, and VMWare, among many others, will bring with them the latest innovations, new business opportunities and networks, and thought leadership to the show floor and the Summit.
In 5G, artificial intelligence (AI), cybersecurity, multi- and hybrid-clouds, Internet of Things (IoT), smart cities and more, ConnecTechAsia, comprising three pillars catering to each sector of the TMT space, will bring together the diverse yet hyperconnected businesses that will form a big part of tomorrow’s digital life.
CommunicAsia brings together next-gen technologies for the telecom and related industries. BroadcastAsia is where broadcasting media companies and equipment makers showcase their latest products and services, and NXTAsia will feature emerging technologies and enterprise solutions. There will also be power-packed activities, free workshops and seminars, speciality zones, partner programs, and networking receptions to keep attendees fully immersed and engaged.
ConnecTechAsia exhibition highlights
Led by the chairman of the ASEAN Smart City Network (SCN), in cooperation with country partners, such as China, South Korea, Japan, and Singapore, and the ASEAN Smart Cities Communities (SCC), 2019, will see a new Smart Cities Arena at ConnecTechAsia. With connectivity and digital solutions for city planning, smart buildings, and smart homes, this will be where government delegations, investors, technology suppliers, disruptors, and infocomm operators gather to do business to develop the cities of the future. Also making a debut at this year’s event is the 5G Experience – a dedicated platform with multiple live demo zones on how 5G will translate to new opportunities and possibilities for enterprises, especially in healthcare, energy, manufacturing, and transportation. Attendees can learn how 5G-connected drones, for example, will make a difference for businesses; how 5G improves mapping and transportation, as well as its impact on a digital-ready manufacturing company.
The ConnecTechAsia summit, themed Shaping Future Societies, will bring together thought leaders from infocomm, technology, media, and enterprises to discuss what is driving digital transformation in the region and how the latest tech trends and innovations are changing the landscapes of cities, economies, business, and media.