CommunicAsia2011 Sees Increased Interest from First-time Exhibitors
Asia’s leading infocomm tradeshow to welcome new international and regional brand names  

SINGAPORE, 4 May 2011 – CommunicAsia2011, the premier launch pad for the global infocomm (ICT) industry in the Asia-Pacific region, will see many first-time exhibitors making their debut this year, underlining the international standing and innovative approach of this iconic event. Newcomers who have already registered to participate include 3M Touch Systems, AsiaSat, BhartiAirtel, Conax, FibreHome Technologies, National Instruments, Tata Communications, VeriFone, Vislink News and Entertainment, Visual Ads, Vu TelePresence Inc. and Zynga, to name a few. 

The exhibition will also feature new group pavilions from Korea, led by the Goyang Industry Promotion Agency (GIPA); from Sri Lanka, led by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board; and from Thailand, led by Telecommunications Research and Industrial Development Institute (TRIDI).

“The strong interest shown by new exhibitors reflects the growing interest in CommunicAsia, which is becoming a bigger, better and more significant event for the ICT industry with each passing year. Our constant endeavour is to make this a more innovative, relevant platform that encourages and attracts new entrants while featuring the very best in technology and services in the sector. The presence of larger numbers of industry stakeholders bodes well for potential business deals taking place during the course of the event in June,” said Mr. Victor Wong, Project Director of Communications Events, Singapore Exhibition Services. 

CommunicAsia2011 is being organised under the theme “Shaping Vision, Creating Reality”. In keeping with this objective, it will feature breakthrough developments and the newest market-ready devices and solutions that promise to push the boundaries of satellite technology and communications to new levels. It will also provide the setting for fashioning dynamic milestone deals that could change the ICT communications scenario in Asia and across the world. The event is scheduled to take place from 21 to 24 June at Singapore’s prestigious Marina Bay Sands, 

“CommunicAsia is where leading and emergent exhibitors, industry experts, senior executives and key buyers congregate at one platform to network, exchange notes, share knowledge and showcase the latest technologies and services. A greater presence of new companies and brands can only enhance this process. We welcome their participation, seeing it as a testament of our growing relevance to the ICT industry worldwide, and look forward to a highly successful trade show this June,” added Mr. Wong. 

Quotes from Debut Exhibitors at CommunicAsia2011

Ms. Grace Choo, Head of Corporate Marketing & Public Affairs, 3M Technologies (S) Pte Ltd:

“CommunicAsia is an established trade event for the ICT industry. As a diversified company with a wide range of electronics and communications solutions, this is a solid opportunity for 3M to create awareness and acceptance of our new products for touch screens, data centers and interconnects, as well as to create new business opportunities for the company as a whole.” 

Ms. Sabrina Cubbon, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited: 

“CommunicAsia is an ideal platform for AsiaSat to meet our clients, service partners, and potential clients and users. A market place to display our coverage and access, services to the Asian broadcast, telecom and broadband community. At the same time, we also use this opportunity to update our knowledge on the latest development on products and service offerings of our industry.”

Mr. Jason Wang, Vice President, FiberHome international technology Co. Ltd: 

“CommunicAsia provides exhibitors a golden opportunity, annually to display their innovative technologies and solutions in addition to offering visitors from around the world a platform to keep track of the latest technologies and market development trends. The debut of FiberHome at CommunicAsia2011 displays the company’s positive outlook and prospect towards the Asia-Pacific telecom market as well as its determination to expand business in the region.” 

Mr. Chandran Nair, Managing Director, National Instruments, ASEAN:

“We are confident that our participation in CommunicAsia will enable us to effectively target and drive our message across to the right decision makers who embrace new technology trends. With its distinguished record of attracting key decision makers and influencers to the show, we believe CommunicAsia is a strong industry platform to create awareness of how National Instruments is revolutionising the way engineers test, design and build RF/wireless devices with software-defined PXI instrumentation.”

Mr. Zvi Mitlanski, Vice President & General Manager, VeriFone ASPAC:

“VeriFone is announcing the regional launch of its PAYware Mobile Enterprise solution at CommunicAsia 2011, the global launch pad for infocomm technologies. PAYware Mobile Enterprise turns a smart PDA or phone into a secure and certified mobile point-of-sale system for instant checkout wherever, whenever. Highlighting our role as the cornerstone of secure electronic payment technologies in Asia, VeriFone will also showcase at its booth (3K4-04) a range of innovative product offerings that include mobile payment solutions and specialised managed services for industries such as Hospitality and Retail.”

Ms.DevitaSaraf, CEO, Vu TelePresence Inc.:

“We have been successful at all major trade platforms worldwide for Vu Telepresence and look forward to having a successful launch of our product in Singapore. CommunicAsia has a long track record of success that speaks for itself and we are confident that our participation this year will be fruitful for us.”  

Show at a Glance

CommunicAsia2011 / EnterpriseIT2011:

Date:
21 – 24 June 2011

Venue:
Marina Bay Sands Singapore,

Basement 2, Level 1 & Level 3

Opening Hours:
21 – 23 June: 10:30 am – 6:00 pm
24 June: 10:30 am – 4:00 pm

Admission:
Business and trade professionals only

Registration:
www.communicasia.com

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For further information, visit the official CommunicAsia2011 website and follow event updates on Twitter – @CommunicAsia – and Facebook – www.facebook.com/CommunicAsia. 

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