CT News Bureau

Bengaluru: TAITRA, the Taiwanese Government Body promoting trade between Taiwan and other countries is organizing an event in Bangalore on February 10 to introduce COMPUTEX 2017, slated for May 30th to June 3rd, 2017 at Taipei, Taiwan.

TAITRA, which promotes trade between countries is organizing COMPUTEX 2017, Asia’s largest and the world’s second largest B2B ICT and IoT trade show and startup platform, at Taipei.


The Bangalore event is hosted to invite Indian ICT companies to participate in the ICT & IoT trade show and entrepreneurial sessions. While evolving in sync with global ICT industry trend, COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2017 positions itself as building Global Technology Ecosystems, focusing on five main themes: Artificial Intelligence & Robotics, Innovation & Startups, Business Solutions, IoT Applications, and Gaming & Virtual Reality.

The Bangalore event will witness the unveiling of COMPUTEX 2017 and will highlight its position in Information and communication technology, internet-of-things applications, innovation and startup technologies for India. The event will also demonstrate the show’s new positioning, themes, featured exhibits and unveil the latest states of the show; attract new potential exhibitors and buyers from India.

India is currently a startup hotbed for technology and generously poised at a watershed moment in terms of technology, innovation and service best practices. The event is beneficial for all parties involved. COMPUTEX is a complete end-to-end solution meant to meet the needs of all ICT professionals and more. It builds strategic alliances & ecosystem partners for ICT companies and bridges global startups with investors and manufacturers.

Computex 2016 saw participation from 1,602 exhibitors, 5,000 booths and 40,969 international visitors from 178 countries. Furthermore, four featured exhibits are the highlights at COMPUTEX 2017 that compliment the new position and themes of COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2017.

Economic cooperation in areas of trade, investment and industry between India and Taiwan has been very close in recent years. India ranks as Taiwan’s 16th largest export destination and 21st largest source of import, according to a statement

The bilateral trade relationship is further enhanced by frequent exchanges of visits by business delegations. Bilateral economic consultations meeting between India and Taiwan is held annually and have proven to be a success in bringing various mutual beneficial opportunities to both sides. Governments and industries of India and Taiwan will continue to engage closely in “Make in India,” “Digital India,” “Skill India,” and “Startup India” initiatives for collective growth.

“We are extremely excited to host the introductory event at Bangalore, India’s ICT hub. We really look forward to top the overwhelming success we saw last year, in this year. Computex 2016 saw participation from 1,602 exhibitors, 5,000 booths and 40,969 international visitors from 178 countries,” Thomas Huang, Deputy Director, Exhibition Department, TAITRA.

“InnoVEX at COMPUTEX, held for the first time in 2016, debuted with 217 startups from 22 countries, turning out to be the biggest startup gathering event in Asia. We want to relive the achievement this year in an even better, grander and bigger way,” he said.