NEW DELHI: Another important
has been cancelled due to the threat of ongoing coronavirus. Computex organisers have cancelled the tech trade show. The tech trade show takes place in Taiwan every year in June. Earlier, owing to the speed of
, the organisers pushed the event to September 2020, but now they have cancelled it for this year. The organisers have announced that they are rescheduling it for June 2021.
“The outbreak of pandemic Covid-19 has disturbed all major economic sectors of the whole world. Many countries have imposed travel restrictions to help curb the spread of Covid-19. COMPUTEX stakeholders, including international exhibitors, visitors and media, may not be able to join the show consequently. Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and Taipei Computer Association (TCA), the organizers of COMPUTEX, therefore decided to reschedule COMPUTEX to 2021,” organisers said in a statement.
However, the organising agency has decided to launch a series on online services in order to keep the tech industry connected with Computex. The online services include:
1. #COMPUTEXOnlineTalks - Key executives from Intel, NVIDIA, Qualcomm, Supermicro, Delta Electronics, BenQ Business Solutions Alliance shared the latest tech trends on AI and 5G and discussed the future technology at the first-ever COMPUTEX virtual event. After its debut on June 2, the Livestream was watched by over 400,000 viewers.
2. COMPUTEX Online Sourcing Meetings - 30 VIP buyers from 14 counties seized new business opportunities with Taiwanese suppliers on June 3.
3. #InnoVEXOnlineDemo - Startups will showcase their new products and technologies via Taiwan Trade Show's YouTube channel on June 29.
4. COMPUTEX Online 2D Exhibition. - The new online platform will be launched on September 28 to display and promote exhibitors' products and services.