MANILA, Mar. 7, 2016 – Endorsed by the Information and Communications Techonology Office (ICTO) of the Department of Science and Technology in the Philippines, the Asia IoT Business Platform: IoT Philippines will bring togetherpolicy makers, telcos, solution providers to educate local enterprises on adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) for business transformation and growth.
The Philippines recently posted a GDP growth of 6.3%, as well as a sustained IT spending growth of 10.1%. At the 3rd edition of Asia IoT Business Platform in 2015, Gil B. Genio, COO of Globe Telecom Inc. pointed out that the IoT’s potential is substantially driven by the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) sectors, while mobile network operators (MNOs) will continue to be relevant with their existing network customer base, sales channels, billing and support systems.
With IoT spending in the Philippines forecasted to grow from US$ 55.1M in 2014 to US$ 766.8M in 2020, the Asia IoT Business Platform will see over 300 representatives of local end users across major verticals attending the conference and exhibitions. With 89% participation of local companies in 2015, the attendees of Asia IoT Business Platform are made up of key executives from the IT and operational divisions who are actively exploring technology solutions to drive business efficiencies, improve services and ensure security.
This year, the2-day conference will feature sessions including Market trends and outlook, Industrial IoT (IIoT), Transport and Logistics, Smart City, Big Data, Cloud, Security, Healthcare, Banking and Finance. The agenda is being advised by top professsionals from Globe Telecom, the InfoComm Technology Association of the Philippines (ITAP), Maynilad Water Services, Manila Electric Company, Smart Communications and the Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines Foundation (SEIPI). Over 20 speakers from the IoT community including government officials, telcos, solution providers and end users will share their experience and insights on IoT strategy implementation and transformation of business models. Case studies from each verticals will be discussed for the benefit of end users attending.
Hon. Undersecretary Louis Casambre, the Executive Director of the ICTO and Carolynn Ann C. Reyes, Assistant Commissioner of the Bureau of Internal Revenue will be giving the opening addresses on IoT in building a smart digital nation, followed by a telco keynote address by Michael Sy, the Head Products & Services ofGlobe IT Enabled Services Group. Globe is the Platinum Sponsor of Asia IoT Business Platform: IoT Philippines.
The conference is chaired by Microsoft, with presentations by the city of Yokohama, DHL, Honda Motors, PLDT, Nestlé, Telenor Connexion, M-PESA. The exhibition will see latest technologies and innovative solutions showcased by companies including Dell, Nosairis, Qlue, ADLINK.
About The Asia IoT Business Platform
With a focus on local telecommunication companies and verticals, the Asia IoT Business Platform is an educational platform crafted by the industry, for the industry, with the aim of addressing key issues facing the adoption of IoT technologies in the ASEAN region. We drive enterprises to understand and learn about the adoption of IoT technologies for their business, driving efficiency and increasing revenue. We also work with the public sector to shift technology policies.
Since its inception in 2014, the Asia IoT Business Platform has secured strong suppport from local governments and telecommunication companies for the past 6 editions. Asia IoT Business Platform has been granted the Trade Fair Certification by the U.S. Department of Commerce, and is supported by theAmerican, British, French, German and Spanish Chambers of Commerce.
The 7th edition of Asia IoT Business Platform: IoT Philippines will continue to explore opportunities and challenges within enterprise IoT, while providing ample networking and business matchmaking opportunities for IoT stakeholders. This is the second year running that the event will be held in Manila, followed by Asia IoT Business Platform: IoT Thailand on 26-27 May 2016.
Date: 23 – 24 May 2016 (Monday – Tuesday)
Venue: Manila Marriott Hotel, Philippines
About Industry Platform Pte Ltd
Industry Platform Pte Ltd is a Singapore incorporated firm focused on the global telecommunications sector. We are Southeast Asia’s leading organizer of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) conferences and exhibitions. We work with local and global businesses, as well as public sector bodies and associations who are looking to expand their reach in Asian markets. We provide the best platforms for industry professionals to network and shape developments.
For more information, please contact:
Sue Yuin, Ho
+65 6733 1107