The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) will, for the first time, host CommunicAsia2000, the region's premier info-communications trade show and conference. The IDA is also co-ordinating and leading the largest Singapore Pavilion in show history, as well as the largest country...Singapore, 31 May 2000 | For Immediate Release
The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) will, for the first time, host CommunicAsia2000, the region's premier info-communications trade show and conference. The IDA is also co-ordinating and leading the largest Singapore Pavilion in show history, as well as the largest country pavilion this year. Forty-four companies, including Agilis Communication Technologies, DataONE (Asia), The Edge Consultants, StarHub and Singapore Computer Systems, will showcase leading edge technology and applications to an expected crowd of 30,000 international trade visitors. For a complete list of the participating companies, please refer to the "What's New" section of the IDA website at www.imda.gov.sg.
Another first in CommunicAsia's show history is the Asian Infocomm Roundtable, to be held on 6 June, 2-5pm at the Singapore Expo. The theme of this closed-door session is "The Internet Revolution in Asia-Pacific: Fact or Fiction". At this session, senior government officials from Brunei, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore and Vietnam will engage in dialogue with industry representatives on the issues, challenges and opportunities surrounding the regional Internet industry. ChungHwa Telecom, Compaq, Ericsson, Kent Ridge Digital Labs, Motorola, Nokia, 1-Net Singapore Pte Ltd and Pacific Internet are some of the industry participants at this dialogue session.
For more details, join us at the CommunicAsia Press Conference on 5 June, 11am (Conference Room A, Level 2, Singapore Expo), where Mr Leong Keng Thai, Deputy Chief Executive and Director-General (Telecoms) of IDA, will share about IDA's involvement in CommunicAsia2000. A simultaneous webcast of the media briefing can be viewed at www.communicasia.com.
INFOCOMM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF SINGAPORE
About Information Development Authority of Singapore
The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) is a dynamic organisation with an integrated perspective to developing, promoting and regulating info-communications in Singapore. In the fast-changing and converging spheres of telecommunications, information and media technologies, IDA will be the catalyst for change and growth in Singapore's evolution into a vibrant global info-communications technology centre. For more information, visit www.ida.gov.sg.
CommunicAsia2000, organised by the Singapore Exhibition Services will be held from 6-9 June 2000 at the Singapore Expo. Into its 12th showing, this focus of this year's event will be the leading-edge technologies which address the converged sectors of IT, telecommunications and the media. For more information about CommunicAsia2000, please contact:
Ms Jean Khoo
Public Relations Manager
Singapore Exhibition Services
Tel: (65) 6233-8625
Fax: (65) 6835-3040
For media clarifications, please contact:
Ms Dulcie Chan
Manager, Corporate Communication
Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore
Tel: (65) 6211-1999
Fax: (65) 6211-2227