Taiwan and Bangalore expos announced

13th March 2018
Taiwan and Bangalore expos announced
James M. S. Kuo, Deputy Executive Director of Exhibition Department, TAITRA, M. N. Vidyashankar, former Additional Chief Secretary to Govt. of Karnataka and Mohan Rajamani, Vice Chairman, American Chamber of Commerce, announcing the Indo-Taiwan partnership

Bangalore, March 13 , 2018: The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA),  has announced  COMPUTEX 2018, to be held from June 5-9 in Taipei, and the second edition of the ‘SMART ASIA India 2018—Expo & Summit’ to be held from October 4-6  in Bangalore. 
The announcement was made jointly  by  James M. S. Kuo, Deputy Executive Director of Exhibition Department, TAITRA along with  M. N. Vidyashankar, former Additional Chief Secretary to Govt. of Karnataka and Mohan Rajamani, Vice Chairman, American Chamber of Commerce.
Said Mr Kuo: “Taiwan has been making a drastic shift from high-tech manufacturing to an innovation-driven economy. Our advanced ICT capabilities have earned us the status of a global leader in smart technologies and smart city solutions, and we want to extend this expertise to our Indian counterparts.” He added, “India is not only one of the fastest growing economies in the world, it is also witnessing an exponential growth in information technology sector. With both COMPUTEX 2018 and SMART ASIA India 2018, we are hoping to create more opportunities for trade, industry collaboration and knowledge partnerships between India and Taiwan.”
SMART ASIA India 2018 is a B2B trade show initiated by TAITRA to facilitate India’s ambitious ‘Smart Cities Mission’. The themes for 2018 focus on three major aspects, namely, Smart City Solutions, Smart Technology Applications, and City Development Product and Services. SMART ASIA India will demonstrate cutting-edge technologies and solutions available to tackle challenges that Indian cities are facing as a result of urbanization and increasing population. While SMART ASIA India 2018 is seeking a long-term partnership with the South Asian country to realize the Smart Cities vision, COMPUTEX 2018 is looking forward to attracting more Indian visitors to enhance the India-Taiwan trade relationship. 
COMPUTEX is the world’s leading B2B ICT/IoT and start-up exhibitions. With a new positioning, COMPUTEX 2018 will be focusing on AI, 5G, Blockchain, IoT, Innovations & Start-ups, and Gaming & VR. Taiwan is ranked number 1 in Asia for the Global Entrepreneurship Index in 2017, which makes the best endorsement for start-ups to expand their business in Taiwan. To further boost this idea, COMPUTEX will set up InnoVEX, a prevailing start-up event in Asiawhich is a networking platform for aspiring newly established businesses across the globe. The theme for InnoVEX exhibit 2018 is “Finding the RIGHT FIT” and it is set to host more than 300 global start-ups and accelerators