Singapore, 11th November – Cloud Expo Asia and its co-located events took place on 9th – 10th October 2019 at Marina Bay Sands, and received over 21,000 technologists across the APAC region in attendance.
Co-located with leading enterprise technology events, Cloud & Cyber Security Expo, Big Data World, Smart IoT Singapore, Data Centre World, eCommerce Expo Asia and Technology for Marketing Asia, the event stack has grown at an unprecedented rate to cover two entire levels of the Expo and Convention Centre.
In this unique congregation of technology expertise, attendees sourced from over 400 global exhibitors, and learned from over 600 top-notch industry leaders boasting expertise in varying fields including cloud computing, cybersecurity, big data, data centres, ecommerce and marketing.
Day One opened with opening remarks by Mr. Soon Tein Lim, Chairman, Cloud & Data Chapter of SG Tech, followed by an address from guest of honour, Mr. Philip Heah, Assistant Chief Executive, Technology and Infrastructure Group of the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), Singapore.
Visitors were presented with hundreds of sessions across 21 conference theatres covering the entire technology ecosystem, ranging from the edge computing to hyperscale data centres, blockchain to machine learning, digital transformation to customer experience & engagement.
With such comprehensive and wide-ranging topics, record numbers of senior decision makers from organisations such as Ernst & Young, GSK, Mediacorp, Rakuten and PSA Corporation were in attendance.
Mr. Yap, Vice President at United Overseas Bank spoke of his experience at Cloud Expo Asia: “I gained valuable insights and learned from really good content. It’s a great way to understand how other organisations are coping with their various journeys and what they have done so far. It helps in broadening your perspective.”
With the addition of new launch event Technology for Marketing Asia to the award-winning co-located shows, professionals from the marketing sector met with dedicated Martech solution providers and gained insights into practical content for marketing success.
The exhibition floor also welcomed great interest and commercial activity, with a selection of some of the world's leading technology companies, including Huawei, Equinix, Oracle Corporation, TIBCO, SAP, Telstra, Seagate, Schneider Electric, McAfee, Nokia, NTT, Tencent Cloud and more. New and improved solutions and products’ ranging from edge computing to smart technologies were showcased across the two days.
Alan Hannigan, Managing Director at Global ITN said, “The show has been really good, especially when we have just launched a new product, and we are having fantastic conversations with very interesting people and great clients!”
Laura Tisot, Merchant Success Manager at Shopify Plus enthused about a successful participation at eCommerce Expo Asia: “It’s amazing meeting merchants, our partners and people interested in Shopify and Shopify Plus. This is a fantastic opportunity to make new connections, and we’re hoping to take them back to New Zealand as well!”
Andy Kiwanuka, Managing Director – Asia Pacific, at CloserStill Media, the organiser behind the event, said: “We are pleased to have expanded the exhibition and conference to cover two floors this year. The event stack has evolved through the years, and launching Technology for Marketing is testament of our commitment to continuously improve our services to cater to an expanding international audience. I look forward to welcoming our visitors, partners and exhibitors to another successful edition in 2020.”
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About CloserStill Media
CloserStill Media specialises in international professional events chiefly in the technology markets, across five global territories. Its portfolio includes some of the UK’s fastest-growing and award-winning events including Cloud Expo Europe and Data Centre World. Having delivered unparalleled quality and relevant audiences for all its exhibitions, CloserStill has been repeatedly recognised as a leading innovator with its teams and international events winning multiple awards in Europe and Asia including Best Marketing Manager – four times in succession – Best Trade Exhibition, Best Launch Exhibition, and Rising Star – two years in succession – among others.
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