Grow the digital economy at ITU Telecom World 2016
ITU Telecom World 2016 takes place from
14 -17 November
Bangkok, Thailand
. It is the UN global platform to accelerate ICT innovations for social and economic development through exhibiting solutions, sharing knowledge and making meaningful connections.
Organised by ITU, the UN specialized agency for ICTs, the event brings together a unique audience of public and private sector leaders from emerging and developed markets to help businesses and ideas go further and faster.
Participants include heads of state and government, ministers, regulators, industry experts, heads of UN organizations, investors, small and medium enterprises (SMEs), digital thinkers and consultants. This year, the Event is focused on the digital economy and increasingly important role of SMEs within it, in particular in emerging markets.
The exhibition enables countries, organizations and companies from around the world to showcase innovative services, solutions and investment and partnership opportunities. It is unique in bringing high-growth SMEs from emerging markets to its international stage. Sponsorships provide a platform for strategic messaging and high-level visibility in a unique international business environment.
The event’s world-class Forum and Leaders Programme offer high-level interactive debates addressing the issues defining the ICT industry today on the theme of “Collaborating in the Digital Economy”. Expert speakers will explore new partnerships and new opportunities in the digital economy, including establishing meaningful and affordable universal access, working together on new technologies such as 5G and the Internet of Things, and how the ICT sector can make a business case for meeting the SDGs.
The ITU Telecom World Awards recognize excellence and innovation in ICT solutions with social impact from SMEs and corporates alike. Targeted networking opportunities, events and tools connect SMEs with ministers, regulators, industry CEOs, UN organizations, consultants, entrepreneurs, media and academia like no other event.
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