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ITU Telecom World 2016


Less than one week to go until ITU Telecom World 2016 opens its doors! Don’t miss the opportunity to take centre stage with global ICT leaders in Forum debates, on topics spanning 5G, SDGs, digital financial inclusion, and the vital role of SMEs within the digital ecosystem. Explore a fast-moving world of digital innovation in the Exhibition. Discover the SMEs who are using ICTs most innovatively for social good, and network with global leaders and digital experts. Only at ITU Telecom World 2016, 14-17 November in Bangkok, Thailand. Register today to take part.



Expert speakers

Join expert Visionaries for a global debate on the best ways to build collaboration and grow the digital economy, including:


Fátima Barros,
Chairman of the Board, Autoridade Nacional de Comunicações (ANACOM), Portugal


Anne Jellema,
Chief Executive Officer, World Wide Web Foundation, USA


David Manset,
CEO, Gnúbila, France


H.E. Xavier Bettel,
Prime Minister, Luxembourg





Leadership Summit

The Leadership Summit will bring together public and private sector leaders, including heads of state and policymakers, heads of international organizations, ministers and CEOs from across the world to explore all the reasons why working together is crucial for growth in the digital economy and the best practices for multistakeholder cooperation. Session sponsored by TRA, UAE and moderated by Jeremy Wilks of Euronews, media partner of the Leadership Summit.

Collaborating in the digital economy


Pathways to success




Get insights from experts in the Forum, with sessions spanning topics from AI, 5G or the Connected Car to Digital Financial Services, meeting the Sustainable Development Goals and more. Other Forum highlights include B2B and B2G dialogues- frank conversation between SMEs, governments and business leaders, Ministerial Roundtable, Economic and Industry Roundtable, bringing together global ICT consulting firms, R&D entities, regional and international organizations and the Asia Pacific Exchange on Broadband Regulation and Policy (co-hosted with Huawei).

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International Exhibition at ITU Telecom World 2016

Don’t miss the Exhibition, showcasing digital solutions and investment opportunities from countries and companies from emerging and developed markets, including SMEs. Leading and sponsoring companies include AIS, ATDI, DTAC, Huawei, Intel, KT, LS telcom, Mastercard, Pakistan software export board, Rohde & Schwarz and True. Must-see Pavilions include Azerbaijan, China, Ghana, Iran, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Zimbabwe, Republic of Korea, Rwanda, Senegal and Thailand, as well as first-time Pavilions from Bangladesh and Madagascar.

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Look out for a host of informal and formal networking activities connecting participants together during ITU Telecom World 2016, from coffee breaks to the Welcome Dinner or Farewell Gathering. Be sure to download the Event App, a uniquely powerful and very popular opportunity to get the latest event updates, plan and schedule your days with the event programme, view speakers and network with other participants before, during and after the event!

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Bangkok provides an ideal standpoint from which to explore the business opportunities and fast growing markets which characterize the ASEAN region. The event venue, state-of-the-art IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center is one of the largest and most modern venues in Asia, easily accessible from the city centre or international airport.

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