APICTA 2018 GUANGZHOU has been successfully concluded

5 Jun, 2018


APICTA 2018 has been Successfully Concluded

On October 13th, the APICTA 2018 was held successfully in the Guangzhou Garden Hotel. Thus, the 18th Asia-Pacific Information and Communication Technology Alliance Awards, which lasted for 3 months covering 15 countries and regions, has been successfully concluded.

Group photo of supporters
Professional Judges to See the Future of Technology with Authority

At the event, Ms. Lyu Hui, Secretary General of the Guangdong Software Industry Association, delivered a welcome remark at the awards ceremony. She said, in the days preparing for the APICTA 2018, I found Apicta to be a “university” where we learned to respect, trust and appreciate ‘everyone’ around us, as well as to abide by rules, to cooperate and to innovate. Apicta is also a large family, where 16 economies have achieved win-win cooperation. Sleeping for less than 2 hours and forgetting about the time, a team of nearly 100 people formed by 14 supporters made a perfect end of Apicta 2018 with full enthusiasm and meticulous service.

Welcome Remark by Ms. Lyu Hui, Secretary General of the Guangdong Software Industry Association

In his speech, Mr. Stan Singh, APICTA Chairman, pointed out that APICTA Award is the most influential ICT industry competition in the Asia-Pacific region, known as the “Oscar of the IT Arena”. This contest brings together the latest and the best innovation outcomes in the Asia-Pacific region, which will be of great benefit to the promotion of ICT innovation and the transfer and industrialization of ICT achievements.

Welcome Remark by Mr. Stan Singh, APICTA Chairman

Mr. Shen Zhixiong, Deputy Director of the Economic & Information Technology Commission of Guangdong Province, made a detailed analysis of the situation of China’s Industrial Development in his speech, and fully affirmed the positive significance of hosting the APICTA 2008. He believed that the competition conformed to the national innovation-driven development strategy, highlighted the service to real economy, and achieved remarkable results in cooperation. Its influence is far-reaching.

Welcome Remark by Mr. Shen Zhixiong, Deputy Director of the Economic & Information Technology Commission of Guangdong Province

Having Innovation Power Converged in the Asia-Pacific Region, and Participants Performing Extreme Confrontation The competition has caused a strong reaction of the Asia-Pacific region, with participation of 80 international judges, and 274 Innovation teams and projects from 15 countries and regions in the Asia-Pacific region, including Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Macao, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Myanmar, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam. It is the largest competition in the scale and number of judges, participants and awards since the founding of the APICTA.

Group photo of APICTA Excos and judges

During the finals, the nominees presented their projects about business model , innovation, future planning etc. in the form of “video display + statement + project presentation”. The judge panel offered guidance for the nominees from the aspects of technical innovation, market demand, business model and quality of service. The supporter 51HCH.com will provide China Business Starter Pack for the winners of the competition, providing related services and full support for project landing, like market research, commercial promotion, technique transfer, financing support, entrepreneurship counseling, intellectual property application and protection.

Report of Judging by Chief Judge, Pro. Gansen Zhao

APICTA 2018 has set up 22 categories. After three days of fierce competition and judgement, the results, including a total of 24 winner awards and 77 merit awards, have been announced. Among them, China has won seven winner awards and six merit awards, which are the best achievements so far made by the Chinese participants in the APICTA. The specific announcements are listed as below: