The Asia Pacific ICT Alliance Awards (APICTA Awards) is an international awards program organize by APICTA, which aims to increase ICT awareness in the community and assist in bridging the digital divide. By providing networking and product benchmarking opportunities to ICT innovators and entrepreneurs in the region, the program is designed to stimulate ICT innovation and creativity, promote economic and trade relations, facilitate technology transfer, and offer business matching opportunities via exposure to venture capitalists and investors.
Participants of the awards program comprise members of the Asia Pacific ICT Alliance APICTA. They are guided by the Framework of Cooperation identifying how member-economies can work together in support of the Awards Program as well as other programs that foster development and growth of the ICT industry in the region.
Until Today, Members of APICTA consist of 17 (seventeen) Economies including: Australia , Bangladesh , Brunei Darussalam , China , Chinese Taipei , Hong Kong , Indonesia , Japan , Macao , Malaysia , Myanmar , Pakistan , Singapore , Sri Lanka , Thailand, Vietnam and Nepal.
APICTA member-economies take turns in hosting the annual Awards Program, which is won through a bidding process.
Past APICTA Awards have been held in:
2012Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
2010Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2005Chiang Mai, Thailand
2002Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2001Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia