A 3 days digital festival to be enjoyed both virtually and through specially curated physical events and live broadcasted conversations to keep technology to its promise of bringing good to humanity. All from George Town, a UNESCO’s World Heritage Site in Penang.
18 – 20 November 2020
Three highlights of the festival include:
1. The WITSA Global ICT Excellence Awards
2. The Road-To-WCIT Malaysia series
3. 2020’s FEATURED INNOVATIONS
Cashless, home/workplace IoT and productivity, healthcare, education, food tech, consumerism, cyber-safety and security. From connectivity to going cashless, digital lifestyle connects everything to promote growth, efficiency and better quality of life.
Autonomous driving, 5G street(s), smart ship cruises. We take high tech to the streets to allow you to touch, feel, experience and immerse in the latest tech development.
Industry 4.0, strategic data, cloud culture, startup disruption. Transform businesses with the latest technology to increase automation, improve communications and reduce waste.
Social & Interactive
Gaming, eSports, air race, interactive music and art, XR demo. Discover new exciting ways to socialize and indulge in interactive technologies.
Content control, algorithm bias, inclusive design, diversity in tech. Discussions on important ethical questions and issues to build a safe, fair and sustainable digital future.
Smart city, mobility, connectivity, reforestation. Discover innovations that can help transform cities to be livable and sustainable.
TECH MARKETPLACE is uniquely created for market traction and it provides access for the selected tech products/services to be featured LIVE directly to end-users.
Valued at more than USD8k per slot, every successful tech product/service will be awarded a full 3-min of airtime detailing benefits and use with promo trial/sales codes PLUS an additional 2-min interview with the founder. Featured founders may also have access to an additional 20-min of live Q&A with potential Southeast Asia partners/distributors.
USD500 admin fees chargeable upon each successful application.
Penang was a centre of trade and culture exchanges between the East and the West. Its early manufacturing success and industrial experience evidenced by the presence of the multinationals companies has famed Penang as ‘The Silicon Valley of the East’.
An authentic Asian experience, Penang’s prosperity as British outpost and ancient port city attracted the world to its doorstep, inter-marrying local cultures with that of the world. The potpourri of Asian cultures and world religions make Penang a successful multicultural and multi-religious experiment that has thrived for generations. The vitality of George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is evident in the traditional artisans still practicing their trade in the heart of the city.
Forget not the tantalising gastro spread as Penang cuisine is famous the world over for its incredible variety, cultural influences and quality. Asia’s great culinary traditions live on in Penang’s coffee shops, hip cafes and fine dining establishments.