ITU Telecom World 2016 takes place from 14-17 November in Bangkok, Thailand. It’s the global platform to accelerate ICT innovations for social and economic development, where policy makers and regulators meet industry experts, investors, SMEs (small and medium enterprises), entrepreneurs and innovators. Organized since 1971 by ITU, the United Nations specialized agency for ICTs, the event helps ideas go further, faster to make the world better, sooner.
Focusing on the digital economy and SMEs, ITU Telecom World 2016 combines an exhibition for digital solutions, a forum for sharing knowledge, a networking hub for nations, organizations and individuals - and an Award programme which recognizes global excellence in innovation for social impact.
ITU Telecom World is the only event that brings together a unique combination of ministers, professors from leading universities, very young innovators with bright ideas, very smart entrepreneurs with inspirational talents and passions to do new things in the ICT world, and of course also industry leaders from the private sector. This unique forum is the reason why we come every year, it is inspirational.