CAN Infotech, an annual mega event of Nepal’s Information and Communications Technology Sector (ICT), organized every year by the CAN Federation, is all set for this year too. The Subisu CAN Infotech 2018 is the 24th iteration of the yearly event and is being held from 25th to 30th January at Bhrikutimandap Exhibition Hall, Kathmandu.
The CAN Infotech, 2018 is anticipated to be bigger than previous years with the expectation of a larger crowd this year. The title sponsor same as last year is Subisu and the associate sponsorship is taken by Motorola (Lifecom Pvt. Ltd). In a similar manner, the list of other sponsors goes as, Platinum sponsor- Worldlink communication, Diamond sponsor- Nepal Telecom and TP-Link, Gold sponsor- Huawei, MI Nepal, Netis, S-power, Lord Buddha Education Foundation, Technos Smart TV, etc. and the print sponsorship is done by Hisense.
According to the CAN officials, the 6-day mega event will be featuring around 220 stalls exhibiting various ICT products and services. The “Subisu CAN Infotech in association with Motorola” is said to have 54 brand stalls inside and outside of the main hall, 144 stalls in the truss, 14 open spaces and a total of 10 food stalls.
Similarly, there is going to be a presence of various computer hardware and sales companies, dealers and distributors of mobile phones and accessories, power solution companies, telecom firms, ISPs, ICT colleges and training institutes, software solution providers, etc. among the others.
According to the CAN Federation, different ICT companies will be showcasing various lucrative schemes and discounts on their product offerings. Some of them are namely, Subisu offering discounts on Digital TV and broadband internet services; NTC will focus on its recently launched 4G service and different new data pack offers, etc. So, the attendees are set to have an informational and profitable experience in the exhibition.
“CAN Infotech has always been a flagship event of Nepal’s ICT sector. The primary ail of this annual event is to increase people’s access to information and technology” says Mr. Binod Dhakal, President of CAN.
The visitors to the event will get a good chance to know about the latest knowledge relating to ICT advancement domestically and internationally. Similarly, the fair is not just going to be a knowledge sharing platform but the visitors will also be able to buy technological equipment of their interests.
CAN Infotech brings together all stakeholders relating to information and technology under one roof making it a perfect harmony for the activities of buying, selling, product promotion and sharing knowledge.
Ticket price of CAN Infotech 2018
As always, the ticket price is set at an affordable rate of Rs. 100 for general people and Rs. 50 for students. However, the ticket price for the 4th day is set Rs.100 for all kinds of visitors as it has been declared as a special business day. But on a brighter note, a 20% discount is said to be given for purchase made through eSewa or another online medium.