With the slogan of ‘Transforming Life Through Innovation’, BASIS SoftExpo 2020 is scheduled to be held from Feb 6-9, at International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB). The four-day event will be a congregation of ICT companies, personalities, key policymakers, industry leaders and other ICT stakeholders.
President Md. Abdul Hamid will inaugurate BASIS SoftExpo on Feb 6. Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun MP, Post and Telecommunications Division Minister Mustafa Jabbar and Senior Secretary, Department of Information and Communication Technology, N M Ziaul Alam will be present as the special guests.
The annoncement came through a press conference in Dhaka today. BASIS President Syed Almas Kabir, Senior Vice-President Farhana A Rahman, Vice-President (Admin) Shoeb Ahmed Masud, Vice-President (Finance) & BASIS SoftExpo 2020’s Convener Mushfiqur Rahman, Director Tamzid Siddiq Spondon and Director Didarul Alam were at the press conference .
Besides, BASIS SoftExpo 2020’s Platinum sponsor Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited (DBBL)'s CTO Abul Kashem Khan, Silver Sponsor United Commercial Bank Limited (UCBL) Additional Managing Director Mohammad Mamdudur Rashid were present.
Representatives from BASIS SoftExpo 2020’s FinTech Zone Sponsor Eastern Bank Limited (EBL), Experience Zone Sponsor - SOFTFEE Tech Ltd., Project Showcasing Zone Sponsor IPDC Finance Limited, Outsourcing Conference Partner Bank Asia Limited, Payoneer, Mastercard Bangladesh, Internet Partner aamra, Live Streaming Partner Dhaka Live were presence. Besides, BASIS SoftExpo’s Partner ICT Business Promotion Council (IBPC)'s representatives were present.
BASIS president expressed his hopes regarding SoftExpo 2020. He said BASIS SoftExpo will help the local IT companies to expand their businesses. 300 exhibitors will participate this year. SoftExpo is the platform to showcase the capability of local software companies in the international arena.
BASIS SoftExpo convener and BASIS Vice-President (Finance) Mushfiqur Rahman said, BASIS SoftExpo 2020 has been divided into 10 individual zones. Industry 4.0 Zone, Experience Zone will uplift Bangladesh’s ICT Sector growth & development. There will be VAT Zone, Digital Education Zone, FinTech Zone, Women Zone and as usual Software Showcasing Zone, Mobile Innovation Zone, Digital Commerce Zone, ITES & BPO Zone. B-2-B matchmaking session would be a unique opportunity for Software and ITES companies.
DBBL’s CTO, Abul Kashem Khan said, expansion and development of the local ICT sector is the heart & soul of Digital Bangladesh. The local ICT sector has been contributing from the very beginning in the development of Digital Bangladesh. The motto of BASIS SoftExpo is to uphold the capability of the local ICT sector.
Besides, stakeholders of the ICT industry will take part in the SoftExpo. This year BASIS will organize BASIS SoftExpo 2020 in a wider spectrum, one of the largest ICT expositions in this region. DBBL has agreed to be the Platinum partner of this grand event.
B-2-B matchmaking sessions will be held between local and foreign companies, allowing local ICT companies to expand their businesses. This year companies from Sweden, Japan, Netherlands will participate at B-2-B matchmaking session.
Top Ten companies from other verticals will be recognized as ‘BASIS Top Ten Digital-Ready Company’ for successfully organizing B-2-B for session with BASIS member companies.
Besides, Bangladesh's largest ICT career camp will be held with more than 2000 students. There will be Innovative Project show-casing, with the participation of more than 45 universities. Among which the first three Innovative Projects will be awarded. The largest Outsourcing Conference in Bangladesh will take place. Top CEO’s, CTO’s, COO, CFO’s will participate at CxO Night. There will be concert as well.
BASIS SoftExpo 2020 at a glance
* Four-day long event. Feb 6-9, 2020
* President Md. Abdul Hamid will inaugurate
* Place: International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB), Dhaka
* 10 specialized zones
* More than 300 national and international exhibitors
* More than 30 seminar and sessions
* More than 100 national and international speakers
* Largest ICT Career Camp of the Country with more than 2000 students
* Innovative Project show-casing, more than 45 universities will participate
* Largest Outsourcing Conference in Bangladesh
* B-2-B Matchmaking Session: Top Ten Companies will be recognized
* Companies from Sweden, Japan, Netherlands will participate
* CxO Leadership Meet
* Live concert
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