|By Business Wire||
|March 25, 2014 02:29 PM EDT||
CARTES Secure Connexions Asia, one of the world’s leading smartcard technology, mobile payment applications and secure identity events, took place in Hong Kong last week with attendance from 3015 qualified visitors, prompting excellent feedback from exhibitors. The event featured 100 exhibitors, over 60 seminars from speakers including Mastercard, Visa, Gemalto and the Hong Kong Monetary Fund, 10 free workshops, and the Asian SESAMES Awards. 56 countries were represented, including Mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Taiwan but also from Australia, India, and Russia...
Since its creation in Paris in 1985, CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS has grown to become the world’s number one Payment, Identification and Mobility event. Since 2010, CARTES exhibitions and conferences have been organised in Hong Kong. The next CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS event from organiser Comexposium will be Las Vegas, North America 13-15 May 2014, CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS in Paris will take place 4-6 November 2014 with the next CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS Asia at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong on 18 and 19 March 2015.
Exhibitor Clark Xia, Overseas Sales Manager of Sunrise Technology Ltd, China was delighted with the quality of visitors and the referrals he received from the show: "This is our first year exhibiting at any CARTES event and we are very very happy with the results we achieved. The quality of the show and the visitors was very good. On day one we achieved 13 requests for quotes from qualified customers. It's also been a nice opportunity to see many of our current customers and reaffirm our relationship. We would definitely recommend CARTES to other companies in this field. In the future we will consider participating Paris and even the US exhibition!"
"We participated in the Paris CARTES for the first time last year, and decided to also exhibit at the Hong Kong show this year, as a gateway to business in China. We've been pleasantly surprised by the number of qualified potential customers we have met here. Whereas the Paris show is very niche, this show has had a broader scope, and we've had the opportunity to educate many potential Chinese customers about Cortus," said exhibitor R. Scott Hills, Vice President of Sales of Cortus, France.
CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS Asia was also the location for revealing the winners of the Asian SESAMES Awards, which reward innovation across the region. The winners were:
Advanced Card Payment & Mobile Money category
BC Card with BC Mobile Card Platform, Republic of Korea
Card Manufacturing & Personalisation category
Oberthur Technologieswith Rabbit Card Application on DragonFly NFC SIM, France
Secure Identity category
Watchdata with TimeCOS Roaming, China
CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS Asia was supported by APSCA, Eurosmart, GlobalPlatform, GS1 Hong Kong, HKDMA, MEHK, RFID-TH, SIMalliance, WTIA and media partners.
For more information on CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS Asia please contact Robin Smith at CRED Communications Ltd (English media) on +852 5967 4764 or email [email protected] and contact Otis Kung (Chinese media) on [email protected] or telephone +852 9684 3926.
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