Melbourne hosts WTM to matchmake ICT players

Information and communications technology (ICT) players in the Asia-Pacific region recently converged on Melbourne to explore business opportunities via a trade mission facilitated by the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA).

A total of 32 delegates from ten economies discussed potential trade deals and investment prospects worth over US$7.2 million during the WITSA Trade Mission (WTM) held in conjunction with the Asia-Pacific Digital Innovation Summit (APDIS 2009) on December 14 – 17, 2009.The delegates from host country Australia as well as other developed and emerging economies such as Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Sri Lanka, Laos, Indonesia, Thailand and India concluded an impressive over 200 meetings.

Jointly organized by the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA), this WTM is the second such trade mission after Kuala Lumpur in May earlier in the year.WTM provides a platform for ICT players to:
  • Explore business opportunities in the host economy;
  • Gain exposure for their company and products;
  • Learn about the local market, FDI (foreign direct investment) opportunities and investment incentives available in the host economy;
  • Attract potential partners or investors; and
  • Meet major buyers in selected private and government organizations.
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