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Computex Taipei, also known as Taipei International Information Technology Show, ranks as one of the biggest international computer exhibitions within Asia and is the source for innovations in computer technologies. It was first established in 1981 and since then has been the main engine for change and growth in the computer industry within Asia, especially picking up speed since the early 2000s. Computex Taipei supports new idea and talent, which is why it builds an ecosystem for startups, because it connects the entire ICT industry supply chain. There are even more reasons why Computex Taipei should be on your radar. For one, it’s a viable B2B professional ICT trade show and networking here opens doors. Then there is the fact that it functions as a platform for IoT technology applications of the highest order. The product portfolio extends to multitasking processors, graphics cards, memory, and high-end peripherals, laptops, notebooks, computers, data processing technology and gaming devices.
Computex Taipei is based in Taipei, Taiwan and arrives every single year around June. Because of its size and popularity, the trade fair is held in three different locations – the Taipei WTC, Taipei International Convention Center & TWTC Nangang. Editions run for a total of five days and are organised by TAITRA Taiwan External Trade Development Council. Admission is given to trade visitors only and working hours are from 09:30 am in the morning until 18:00 pm it the afternoon for the first four days and until 16:00 pm on the last day. Taipei Computer Association acts as a major supporter. Traffic conditions in Taipei are historically difficult around the dates of the show, which is why the easiest way to commute to any of the exhibition grounds is to use the shuttle bus system put in place as the Taipei Rapid Transit System has not been finished. Shuttle buses run between all venues the Taoyuan International Airport, major Taipei Metro MRT stations and a small number of hotels.
What You Can Expect as an Exhibitor
- The status of the biggest computer exhibition Asia certainly comes with advantages for exhibitors namely the opportunity to reach a wide audience, access to all the latest strides in technological applications and a chance to research your direct competitors;
- Computex Taipei is also home to the COMPUTEX Forum, which targets challenges and new frontiers across a number of industries including quantum computing, blockchain applications, immersive experiences, digital twins, AI applications;
- Computex Taipei also supports entrepreneurs with its highly popular programming feature InnoVEX. The platform is one of the most effective ways to gain visibility and access to valuable contacts with financers. Startups also have the chance to enter a pitch competition and upon winning receive a cash prize of US $30,000.
Audience & Statistics
The last edition of Computex Taipei hit a new record high in terms of its performance. There were close to 1700 international exhibitors and the audience exceeded 42,000 trade visitors from 171 countries. That’s a steady growth of 0.5% compared to last year. The countries with the strongest numbers in terms of representation are China, the US, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Germany, Malaysia, and India. As far as who attends Computex Taipei – as we have already mentioned it’s for the entire ICT industry so it features professionals from all backgrounds. There are major technology buyers, startups, venture capitalists, engineers, conglomerates and more. Events like the G.Skill OC World Record Stage also brought in gamers and professionals from the world of e-sports.
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