Corporate Press Release (Doc #prAP40960916 / Jan 20, 2016)
IDC and SingEx Exhibitions Launch the Inaugural ITEX ASIA in Singapore


Singapore, January 21, 2016 – Today, International Data Corporation (IDC) and SingEx Exhibitions launch the inaugural edition of ITEX ASIA exhibition and conference in Singapore. Themed Redefining the Future ICT Landscape, this two-day event will focus on updating and educating IT departments in Singapore on the latest technologies, trends, best practices and end-user cases.

“With most organizations undergoing a significant transformation in their business models, ITEX ASIA 2016 is designed to equip IT professionals with knowledge – as they play a critical role in laying out ICT options aimed to drive innovation for their organization”, said Sandra Ng, Group Vice President for Practice, IDC Asia/Pacific.

Adrian Sng, Director (Projects Management), SingEx Exhibitions said, “At ITEX ASIA 2016, the attendees will have opportunities to listen, learn and interact with industry thought leaders and experienced practitioners. Also, they will learn from case studies of leading businesses about their experiences and plans in embracing newer technologies. This event will be a great platform for Singapore’s IT professionals to share their challenges and approaches in resolving them”.

Reflecting on the technological developments and digitization of organizations, ITEX ASIA showcases a strong line-up of a diverse range of products and solutions on the Third Platform technologies - Security, Cloud, Big Data and Analytics and Mobility/IoT.

IDC’s key analysts will report on the impact of these 3rd platform technologies to Asia/Pacific organizations which will establish the following key insights:

  • 50% of cloud apps/services are for use cases not served in client/server era
  • Big Data will generate >$400B in productivity benefits over peers in 2020
  • Enterprise mobile apps grow 4X between now and 2019, most of which never existed on a PC  

This event will also showcase the next wave of 3rd Platform technologies that are critical to business transformation called Innovation Accelerators (IA), namely 3D printing, Internet of Things, Robotics, Cognitive Systems, Next Gen Security and Augmented and Virtual Reality. These IAs are expected to open new revenue streams for businesses, as well as drive changes in the way work is performed.

ITEX ASIA 2016 will broadly cover nine content-driven conferences on areas of high priorities to IT departments through an interactive and engaging format. Over 30 IT end-users, industry experts and market analysts from Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand and the United States of America will be participating to share their learnings and expertise at this event.

For more information on ITEX Asia 2016, please visit

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About SingEx Exhibitions

SingEx Exhibitions is a subsidiary of SingEx Holdings, and is wholly owned by Singapore’s investment company, Temasek Holdings. The company harnesses insights and its strategic networks to organise and manage a series of trade exhibitions and conferences in various industries including automotive, environment, e-commerce and logistics, technology, healthcare and lifestyle. These events aim to connect businesses in Asia and globally, and facilitate business matching with opportunities and knowledge sharing. For more information, log on to

For press enquiries, please contact:

Tessa Rago

AP Sales and Marketing Director

IDC Asia/Pacific

+65 9159 3053

Christine Lee

Manager (Events Marketing)

SingEx Exhibitions Pte Ltd

+65 9067 6904

Alvin Afuang

AP Corporate Communications Manager

IDC Asia/Pacific

+63917 797 4586

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