SEOUL, South Korea – After the CES, MWC 2016 closed its great curtain at Barcelona, the cutting-edge mobile business showcase place. However, there is one more notable exhibition at the first half of this year. The upcoming World IT Show which runs in May at Seoul is the one. As a leading ICT business market, World IT Show is opened at South Korea that is well-known as a traditional IT powerhouse and test market at the same time. This event will run from May 17th to 20th at Coex, Seoul and IT convergence companies, including IoT, VR and smart car, will attend.
World IT Show was annually opened from 2008 after the domestic major IT exhibitions are integrated. This year, it greets its 9th anniversary as a B2B market event for consumers to see the fastest IT trend in O2O, contents and startups.
400 domestic and international IT companies will participate in World IT Show 2016 which is hosted by ‘Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning’ and supported by ‘Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy.’ They will introduce products and service of promising ICT field like 5G mobile communication, IoT products, VR and O2O. Meanwhile, various startups will show their new technology and products to the market and then it will provide a chance for them to expand companies’ networks.
Major exhibition fields consist of * Mobile (including VR products and compatibility device), Communication, Broadcast * IoT, Smart Car and Integrated Technology * Clouding Computing, Big Data’s IT Service and Equipment * Software and Digital Contents, O2O Service, AI Technology * Entire Electronics for Industry.
Especially at this event, a variety of domestic and international ICT companies will communicate each other and get a chance to read the cutting-edge trend of ICT market’s key issues like 5G technology, IoT, VR, AR, Smart Car, Fintech and etc.
This year’s events are enhanced with B2B programs for participating companies. ‘WIS 2016 ICT Global Conference’ which shows 2016 ICT trends and invites national and international celebrities, ‘Big Buyer Business Meeting’ that introduces ICT products from leading domestic enterprises to the overseas market by inviting overseas buyers with real purchasing power, ‘Global ICT Professionals Conference’ that establishes a chapter to share information and promote ICT research, ‘New Product New Technology Presentation,’ ‘WIS 2016 Bloggers Party’ and ‘WIS 2016 Multimedia Technology Award’ are going to be run by Korean International Trade Association.
As World IT Show 2015 resulted 100 billion USD contracts, 421 companies from eight countries attended in the event and 100 billion and 40 million USD of consulting result have been made.