Technology changes the world daily—is your information and communication technology business in the global mix? Keep your company growing by devising or expanding your international export strategy. From Brazil to China, from Korea to Europe, the opportunities for your information and communication technology products and services are almost endless.
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) Information and Communication Technology Team provides international market research, business leads, and promotional events tailored to information and communication technology companies. Our programs support U.S. product and service exports related to:
The ITA Information and Communication Technology team is here to help you:
May 21-23, 2013
Sands Expo & Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV
Presented by CTIA – The Wireless Association, CTIA represents the fastest growing, most dynamic segments of the wireless, mobile computing and Internet industries. Each year the show draws more than 40,000 qualified attendees, occupies more than 300,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space, hosts over 1,000 exhibitors, attracts more than 1,000 press and analysts worldwide, and offers top-level speakers and one of the most comprehensive educational programming in the industry. Attendees include service operators, retailers/distributors, applications providers, enterprise and vertical market users, content providers and mobile web companies.
Contact email@example.com for details.
June 4-8, 2013
Computex 2013, Asia’s largest and the world’s 2nd largest Information Technology trade show and will attract more than 5,300 exhibitors and 130,000 visitors to participate and introduce the latest ICT products and technologies in Taiwan. Rita.Chen@trade.gov for any questions.
June 12-14, 2013
InfoComm is an annual exposition and conference for the professional audiovisual information communications industry and is considered the largest pro-AV show in the world. Designed for professionals in the audiovisual, information communications and systems integration industries, InfoComm showcases the latest technologies for audio, video, display, projection, lighting and staging, digital signage, conferencing, digital content creation, networking, signal distribution and much more. The U.S. Commercial Service will be offering the Showtime Program and B2B matchmaking for U.S. exhibitors. Contact Carmela.Mammas@trade.gov for details.
CommunicAsia 2013/EnterpriseIT 2013/BroadcastAsia 2013
June 18-21, 2013
CommunicAsia, held in conjunction with Broadcast Asia and Enterprise IT, is the most established and comprehensive ICT event in Asia. They will be held from June 18-21, 2013 in Singapore and is an excellent platform for U.S. ICT companies interested in exporting to Asia. In 2012, CommunicAsia & EnterpriseIT attracted 26,146 visitors, 50.5% were from overseas, while BroadcastAsia attracted 11,200 visitors, nearly 57% were from overseas. There were over 1,990 exhibitors covering 56,200 square meters of exhibition space. For questions, contact Sweehoon.Chia@trade.gov.
Semicon Taiwan 2013
September 4-6, 2013
Semicon Taiwan 2013 will have more than 600 companies exhibit and more than 30,000 people will visit the show. It is the biggest semiconductor trade show in Taiwan and it creates new opportunities to drive innovation. Please contact Rita.Chen@trade.gov with questions.
IT Security in Saudi Arabia Webinar on March 20, 2013 at 11 am EST
Saudi Arabia’s cyber security market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of more than 30% between 2013 – 2016. Businesses are becoming increasingly information-centric and effective management of information security risks is of paramount importance for decision makers. The Saudi Government is making substantial investments in Information and Communication Technologies industry, with targeted spending on education, healthcare, and infrastructure sectors. There is also a growing need among public sector companies to enhance their security infrastructure with IT becoming a critical component in their operational setup. Technology convergence, cloud computing, and greater adoption of web applications are expected to drive the deployment of integrated security appliances in Saudi Arabia during 2013-2016. Specific opportunities exist in:
Application Security; WAN Optimization; Remote Security; VPN; Public Key Infrastructure; Perimeter Security; and End Point Security.
Hear from the Senior Commercial Officer in Saudi Arabia, Amer Kayani, who will provide an overview of the IT Security market.
He will be joined by:
Renowned software expert Abadulaziz Al Jazzar from Malaz Capital.
Mr. Dimitrios Petropoulos, CEO of ITS2, one of the most knowledgeable experts in the data security sector in Saudi Arabia.
Join to learn how to tap into the burgeoning Saudi market!
Date: May 21, 2013
Time: 11AM EST/8AM PST (approximately one hour with Q&A)
For more upcoming international and domestic events, check out Upcoming Trade Events.
Below are links to view trade data snapshots for selected NAICS codes. Additional trade data is available through the TradeStats Express Database.
View a list of Domestic Trade Specialists who can assist you with your ICT exports.
View a list of our International Commercial Specialists who can assist with your ICT exports.
Take action now: Contact an information and communication technology trade specialist, explore upcoming events and trade leads, and sign up for email updates. We look forward to working with you!
|GITEX Technology Week 2012 -- Audio/Visual Eq., Computers/Peripherals, Computer Software, Computer Services, Information Services, Security/Safety Eq., Telecommunications Eq., Telecommunications Services|
Dubai World Trade Centre is interested in facilitating trade between the US and the Middle East, Africa and Indian Subcontinent through the region's largest and most specialized ICT platform – GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK 2012 set from October 14-18.
Here are a few reasons why USA should be considering a larger participation at GITEX 2012:
-Out of the 30 Government bodies present in 2011, the 7 NEW ones included: Bangladesh, Morocco, Pakistan (x2), Spain, Lebanon, and Kazakhstan;
-Over 18,000 C-level Executives participated in 2011 alone, and on average, business worth US$ 1.2 million was secured per order;
-Over 9,500 GITEX attendees had a budget authority of over US$ 5 million;
-Over 138,000 trade attendees from 144 countries visited GITEX 2011;
-Over 3,500 companies from 77 countries participated at GITEX 2011;
-1,350 delegates attended GITEX Conferences of which 69% were C-level & 53% were international delegates;
-55% of all exhibiting companies placed orders at GITEX 2011;
-12 specialised industry focused sectors, each with its targeted marketing campaign. These sectors include:
Hardware, Printing Solutions & Office Automation
Network & Security
Professional A/V solutions
Mobile, Apps & Content
SME Innovation Zone
Listed below are some of the other key drivers why each year GITEX has been the main ICT event where companies dedicate a good portion of their Marketing budgets to.
- CONNEXIONS BUSINESS MATCHMAKING – Online and onsite communication tool where exhibitors communicate with registered visitors and fellow exhibitors to network and identify key buyers before and at the event
- INTERNATIONAL TRADE MISSIONS – ‘FOCUS on AFRICA' theme will attract more senior buyers into the event from one of the fastest growing IT markets such as South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria and North African countries
- C-LEVEL VIP CLUB – Networking program formed around the industry's key decision makers à CEOs, CTOs, CIOs, and business counterparts
- SPECIALISED CONFERENCES – Learn from industry experts covering Big Data, Cybersecurity, Digital Marketing, Mobile Apps, Virtualisation / Cloud Solutions amongst others
- INDUSTRY BREAKFAST BRIEFINGS (charged) – Interact with a selection of 30 C-levels and senior officials across the 2nd , 3rd and 4th days of GITEX at closed door breakfasts representing the following industry verticals --> Covering Public Sector, Banking & Finance, Oil & Gas. This will be a paid breakfast briefing. for companies interested in attending this networking opportunity.
For more info, please visit our website at www.gitex.com
|Akhilesh Sathyavan, Dubai|
|Graylin Presbury, Trade Event Programs|
Senior International Trade Specialist
|Bilal AlRais, Dubai World Trade Centre|
|Lincoln Rajendram, Venky Rao Expo Consultants Inc.|