Bangkok, Thailand, 7 April 2021 – DigiTech ASEAN Thailand 2021, an international exhibition and conference serving to connect with the global tech and digital community, will take place from 24th to 26th November 2021 at IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Centre, Bangkok, Thailand.
DigiTech ASEAN Thailand 2021 is organized by IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd in collaboration with key technology stakeholders from the government and private sectors. This event is a key industry platform and gathering place for over 200 international and local Thai companies to present their latest digital solutions and tech innovations to a targeted audience seeking answers to support their digital transformation strategies.
Over 5000 attendees from companies for all sizes, including corporations and SMEs, government organizations and agencies, start-ups and many more, are attending this all-important 3-day international tech and digital event.
DigiTech ASEAN Thailand 2021 will present the latest tech and digital trends covering sectors such as enterprise software for business, artificial intelligence, cyber security, e-commerce, digital marketing, data & cloud, smart solutions & IoT, and 5G technology.
The digital economy is an important driver for Thailand’s national 4.0 agenda. Ms. Atcharin Pattanapanchai, permanent secretary of the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society said. “Thailand’s Internet penetration is amongst the highest in ASEAN, with over 52 million users or 75% of its population. Mobile and broadband subscriptions are at 187% and 108% respectively. In addition to developing our digital network infrastructure to support connectivity with high-speed internet coverage nationwide, we are also advocating the use of big data to improve our digital capabilities. Hence, we see DigiTech ASEAN Thailand as an important platform to pursue our digital economy strategies, in line with Thailand’s national 4.0 agenda.”
The progress of digital transformations has accelerated across all facet of life, from business to individual level. This has led to growing importance of digital skills and capability amongst the workforce. On this matter, Professor Sirirurg Songsivilai, permanent secretary of the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation said “As Thailand embarks on an innovation-based economy, it is important that our workforce be equipped with the necessary competencies. We are looking forward to DigiTech ASEAN Thailand that will allow us to engage and conduct dialogues with all stakeholders to chart our capability development strategies that can fulfill the needs of Thailand’s 4.0 digital economy and society over the next decade”.
DigiTech ASEAN Thailand is organized in an emerging market environment where ASEAN’s internet economy is forecasted to reach US$240 billion by 2025. Digital economy sectors such as 5G, IoT, Cloud and AI are expected to contribute 30% to Thailand’s GDP by 2030, and by then, 95% of all jobs in Thailand will have undergone some forms of digital transformation.
Ms. Peerayaphan Pongsanam, Assistant Senior Project Manager, IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd. said “To address these rapid digital trends, we joined forces with government and media partners to position DigiTech ASEAN Thailand as the key regional platform that connects with the global tech and digital community”.
Government organisations and media partners collaborating with IMPACT include the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation, Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA), National Innovation Agency (NIA), and the popular local digital media platform, Tech Talk Thai.
In addition to the exhibition taking place in November, there will be a series of interactive conferences, workshops, networking events, webinars, certification courses to be conducted during pre-event, during the event and post event all -year -round. These include activities such as Tech & Digital Talks, Main conference, Industry certified conferences, Tech & Digital workshops, Boot Camps, Technology presentations, and business matching programme, all aim at connecting with the global tech and digital community all year- round.