Category: Upcoming Events
Published on Monday, 12 November 2018 22:25
Written by Yong-Yao
SITEX is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year on 22 November to 25 November 2018. The digital playground is getting an upgrade to mark this momentous occasion. SITEX 2018 is going to be bigger and better than its previous editions with the introduction of four experiential zones – Travel Tech & Active Fit, Potable Audio, Smart Home and Living, and Gaming. On top of the state-of-the-art exhibition areas, SITEX 2018 will also house everyone's favorite Marketplace, CE Lifestyle and IT Peripherals, as well as Mobile & Broadband zone with great offers and deals!
SITEX sets the trend in technology and lifestyle being the only IT Exhibition in Singapore that integrates experience with edification. Consumers can look forward to an enriching journey where they get to experience modern technologies first-hand. Transport back in time to 1988 and meet some of the most iconic technological gadgets that was introduced 30 years ago which helped in revolutionizing the consumer technology market.
Consumers can also be educated in the latest in consumer tech knowledge by experiencing the world of technology evolving around them, deviating away from the typical experience of a direct buy-sell. The ethos of the brand is strongly rooted in giving consumers a chance to discover first-hand how much technology has transformed in its work of ways.
SITEX has partnered up with association bodies, technology trailblazers, innovators, enablers and communities in Singapore to create a platform with the ability to curate, nurture and test new developments in consumer technology, both in the soft (lifestyle) and hard (tech) domains.
Mr. Adrian Sng, General Manager of SingEx Exhibitions, says: “SITEX’s position as Singapore’s only consumer IT exhibition that embodies today’s latest technological offerings in the form of new lifestyle experiences, has always been undisputed. For three decades, SITEX has been harnessing the profound impact of technology to accentuate personal experiences in the lives of consumers. While SingEx Exhibitions is immensely proud to have walked this journey together with our IT community, we are also excited to continue leading the way in trend-setting an integrated technology-lifestyle approach to IT for Singaporeans.”
“This year, as we celebrate 30 years of SITEX in Singapore, in the midst of showcasing new and trending state-of-the-art technologies that emerge every year as we always do, it is an opportune time to look back at what we theme as ‘Throwback 30’ where we spend a moment to reminisce the technologies that has shaped our past, paved the way for the present and provided inspiration to build our future.” Says Mr Sng.
Saw Ken Wye, Chairman of SGTech, says: “As Singapore’s premier trade association for the tech industry in Singapore, we are extremely proud to have journeyed together with SingEx and our tech community over the past three decades. SITEX is the perfect platform to complement Singapore’s rapidly evolving technology landscape, and both SGTech and SingEx are committed to continue supporting the growth of the community. We look forward to SITEX growing from strength to strength and to bring unique experiences to discerning consumers in Singapore.”
Four State-of-the-Art Experiential Play Zones
Traveltech & Active Fit (New in 2018)
Incorporate modern technology into your daily activities, lifestyle events and overseas adventures! Keep a lookout for different Action Cams, CASIO watches, as well as activity trackers which you could test out for yourself within the zone. We The People (WTP) has plenty to showcase, from travel bottles, backpacks, travel adapters, to wireless audio, body sensors and performance trackers!
Portable Audio Zone
Discover the Audiophile in you at SITEX 2018’s Portable Audio Zone, with value-for-money quality headphones to up your audio game. Listen to the difference between entry-level earphones and medium to high-end headsets. The Portable Audio Zone will feature quality products from Noise-cancelling Headphones (NAC), In-Ear Monitors (IEM), Wireless earphones, Tru-Wireless buds, Mobile Amps from V-MODA, SHURE, and more.
Smart Home and Living
Delve into futuristic homes at the Smart Home and Living zone, which introduces some life-changing technology that can totally revamp the entire way you live. SITEX has partnered with Google to showcase some of the coolest technology on the market now, that can make daily household chores seem like a breeze. Instead of manually keying things into a system, operate your home with voice-control.
Escape from reality at the Gaming zone, with a specially curated “Man Cave” concept that every gaming fanatic will die for. Enjoy high-speed gaming at the “Real Gamers and Online Junkies” zone at Hall 6, where there is an entire area dedicated to Consoles such as Microsoft’s Xbox One, VR Accessories and High-speed internet. Night Owl Cinematics and the DJs from Y.E.S. 93.3FM are also coming down to join in on the fun. Don't miss out on this exclusive fan-meet, where you can snap a picture with your favourite online/radio personality and stand a chance to win attractive prizes (such as the Secretlab Velour pollow, Aftershock M1 Gaming Mouses, and $1000 worth of Frasers gift cards) simply just by playing some of the exhilarating games with them!
For more information and updates about SITEX 2018, please visit the official website at http://www.sitex.com.sg/
or the social media pages.
Date: 22 – 25 November 2018
Time: 11am – 9pm
Address: Singapore Expo Halls 5 & 6 (1 Expo Dr, Singapore 486150)