Today (27th), Exco at Daegu enjoyed hosting the Big 3 events: "IT Convergence Expo Korea", the representative exhibition of IT Convergence of "Creative Economy Policy," "LED & Display," energy-saving green technology specialized exhibition, and "Intl' Meeting on Information Display (IMID)," one among the big 3 intl' display conference.
From now on to 29th (Frid.), the world prominent firms from IT, LED, and Display will participate in these shows for three consecutive business days to provide the roads to international promotion to local companies.
2014 IT Convergence Expo Korea
The 9th birthday of holding "IT Convergence Expo Korea" was celebrated by Daegu Metropolitan City , Province of Gyeongsangbuk-do, and Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning(MSIP). Particularly, It has been the first time for Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning to hold the show.
The show provides the cutting-edge technologies of mobile, SW, 3D, Cars, SmartWork and other IT related technology, and many local mobile convergence centers not only including National IT Industry Promotion Agency under MSIP, but also Daegu Digital Industry Promotion Agency, Gyeongbuk SW Convergence Agency, and ETRI all cooperated to fill the EXCO halls..
Especially, the CEO and the member firms of 3D Printing Industrial Association actively participated in "3D Special Hall," which received many favorable feedbacks for mainly introducing 3D printer last year, and the local 3D convergence technology support centers also participated in the show.
Moreover, the newly programmed show, "Wearable & IoT (Internet of Things) Special Hall," presents the achievement of Prof. Seungjun Kang from Kyungpook National University who was selected in "100 Selected National Research Achievements." The professor's achievement will provide the results of "The software platform developments of well-being type information equipments"
The Big 3 Display Conference "IMID"
It has been 14 times to hold "IMID: International Meeting on Information Display," one among the Big 3 display conferences. This year, the conference boasts of their historical record in size as they invite 2,000 professional researchers from 25 different countries and 600 research papers that will fulfill their roles of main characters.
IMID, along with The USA SID (Society of Information Display), and Japan IDW (Information Display Workshop), is one of the world 3 big professional academic conferences. Daegu Metro was home for the conference initially, but KINTEX in the capital area has hosted the conference other than its beginning. However, this year, Daegu Metropolitan City and Province of Gyeongsangbuk-do collaborated to bring the conference back to its home ground after 4-year efforts to host the conference .
This time, KOTRA will collaborate to provide service for foreign buyer export consulting, public data activation seminar, Open Technet, BiesulValley Government Sponsored United Forum, Megapolis and Primary Local Authority Communication Public Officer Seminar, and other new product promotions to add more richness to the exuberant show.
2014 International LED & Display Show
Korea LED Association and Korea Illumination Industry Cooperative cosponsored "The fifth international LED & Display Show." It was the first experience for Korea Illumination Industry Cooperative, which is famous for its 50-year history.
2014 Show organized "LED Smart Street" to promote the better supply of LED Streetlamp and Security Lamp along with IT Convergence Expo and other Wearable products. Highly-efficient-but-low-power- consumption streetlamp, and the products that employ low-heat-and-glare-protection technologies definitely attract the visitors for their cutting-edge charm..
Additionally, the show expanded the direct transaction market for LED power saving lights, which received quite a favorable reception last year.
The market invites the managers of apartments and other mega-size collective housing area to promote the sales of LED Tube lamps to substitute for fluorescent lights, along with gift coupon events and other more exciting programs.
As for additional events, the seminars for the public officers to introduce the usefulness of LEDs will be held during the show, and National Fisheries Research & Development Institute will conduct the seminars about fishery lamps. Moreover, Korea Outdoor Advertising Association will hold "22nd Outdoor Advertising contest: Using LEDs"
(Photo: Hahn-Koo Lee, South Korean politician and leader of the Saenuri Party, visits the show)