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GSMA Sets New Records for Mobile Asia Expo 2014
|By Business Wire
|June 15, 2014 10:02 PM EDT
The GSMA today reported that more than 26,000* unique visitors from 93
countries and territories attended the 2014 Mobile Asia Expo, held 11-13
June in Shanghai. The three-day conference and exhibition attracted
executives from the industry’s largest and most influential mobile
operators, device makers, equipment providers, software companies and
Internet companies, as well as technology-savvy consumers. The
conference programme drew more than 3,000 attendees, with more than 55
per cent of delegates holding C-level positions, including over 150 CEOs.
GSMA Mobile Asia Expo 2014 (Photo: Business Wire)
“Our third Mobile Asia Expo was a resounding success and was our
largest-ever mobile industry event in Asia,” said John Hoffman, CEO,
GSMA Ltd. “The significant increase in attendees illustrates the
continued and growing interest in mobile technologies and products, not
only among businesses but also with consumers. Across the exhibition,
the Mobile Forum conference and the many other meetings, events and
programmes, attendees were able to experience how mobile will impact
nearly every aspect of their lives now and into the future.”
Held across three halls at the Shanghai New International Exhibition
Centre, the 2014 Mobile Asia Expo hosted nearly 300 participating
companies. More than 640 international media and industry analysts
attended the event to report on the many industry announcements made at
Mobile Asia Expo.
Industry and Government Leaders Gather in Shanghai
Mobile Asia Expo opened on 11th June with speeches from Jon Fredrik
Baksaas, Chairman of the GSMA, Liu Lihua, Vice Minister of the Ministry
of Industry and Information Technology and Sun Jiwei, Governor of the
Pudong New Area. The two-day Mobile Forum conference programme featured
keynotes from leaders of organisations including China Mobile, China
Telecom, Hong Leong Islamic Bank, Huawei, JD.com, Kakao Corporation, KT
Corp., Telenor Group, Xiaomi, Weibo Corporation, ZTE and 4iiii
Showcasing Leading Companies Across Mobile
The Mobile Asia Expo exhibition showcased companies from across the
mobile ecosystem as well as adjacent sectors, including Alcatel-Lucent
Shanghai Bell, AT&T, BMW, Canonical/Ubuntu, China Mobile, China Telecom,
China Unicom, Coolpad, Dell, Chunghwa Telecom, Citrix, DaTang Telecom,
Gemalto, Hitatchi, Huawei, JDSU, Lenovo, Hangzhou Kuaizhi Technology Co.
Ltd., KT Corp., McAfee, NTT DOCOMO, Oberthur Technologies, PayPal, Qihoo
360 Technology, SK Telecom, Visa and ZTE, among others. The Expo
included 14 pavilions and zones highlighting mobile companies from a
number of regions and countries and specific technology focus areas.
Mobile Asia Expo again included a wide range of Featured Programmes,
including App Planet, Innovation Labs, Partner Events, Professional
Training and events such as the Global Device Summit and the Wearable
New Consumer Elements at MAE
For 2014, the GSMA introduced many new experiences and programmes for
tech-savvy consumers attending Mobile Asia Expo, including the Fitbit
Challenge and “The Quest for Area 14” mobile treasure hunt. Over three
days, the Showcase Stage featured device demonstrations, product
presentations and interviews, and hosted an appearance by Chinese pop
star Jane Zhang, as well as the GSMA 360Fashion and Tech Runway Show,
among other presentations. Another new element, the Device Unlimited
Showcase highlighted the latest devices and technologies from China
Mobile, Coolpad, HTC, Huawei, Lenovo, Samsung and ZTE.
GSMA Connected City at MAE
For a second year, the Mobile Asia Expo exhibition featured the GSMA
Connected City. Across more than 1,600 square metres, the Connected City
showcased a range of mobile connected products and services from
companies including Accenture, BMW, China Unicom, Cityzen, Fitbit,
Huawei, Jibe Mobile, KT, Omate, Oral-B, Qihoo 360, Qualcomm
Incorporated, Sequans, Sest-Tech, uPlane, Wanlink Global Technology (SZ)
Limited, providing Mobile Asia Expo attendees the opportunity to
experience the “Connected Life” first-hand.
Mobile Asia Expo 2014 Partners
China Mobile was the Platinum Event Sponsor for Mobile Asia Expo and
Huawei was the Gold Event Sponsor. Strategic Partners for Mobile Asia
Expo include China Mobile Communications Association (CMCA) and Shanghai
TD-LTE Industry-cum-technological Innovation and Strategy Alliance
(SCIA). Official Media Partners include BesTV, Bloomberg, C114, CNBC,
Mobile World Live, Sina and The Wall Street Journal.
“We thank all who contributed to the success of our third Mobile Asia
Expo, including the government of China, the city of Shanghai, our
Platinum Event Sponsor China Mobile and all of our exhibitors, sponsors,
partners and attendees,” continued Hoffman. “We look forward to coming
back to Shanghai next year and building on the strong success of our
Mobile Asia Expo 2015 will be held 15-17 July 2015.
For news coverage and video highlights from Mobile Asia Expo, please
visit Mobile World Live at www.mobileworldlive.com/mobile-asia-expo-2014.
Replays of the Mobile Asia Expo keynote presentations will also be made
available on Mobile World Live over the coming weeks.
Note to editor: *This figure represents the number individual
attendees at the event, including delegates, exhibitors, contractors and
media; it does not represent the total number of entries to the event.
About the GSMA
The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators
worldwide. Spanning more than 220 countries, the GSMA unites nearly 800
of the world’s mobile operators with 250 companies in the broader mobile
ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies,
equipment providers and Internet companies, as well as organisations in
industry sectors such as financial services, healthcare, media,
transport and utilities. The GSMA also produces industry-leading events
such as Mobile World Congress and Mobile Asia Expo.
For more information, please visit the GSMA corporate website at www.gsma.com.
Follow the GSMA on Twitter: @GSMA.
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