Over 300 companies to attend ELECOMP 2018

July 18, 2018 - 9:44

TEHRAN – Over 300 companies will offer their achievements and services to visitors at the 24th Iran International Exhibition of Electronics, Computer & E-commerce (ELECOMP 2018), which will be held from July 28 to 31 in Tehran.

ELECOM Trends is a new section at this edition of the exhibition, ELECOMP executive director Mehdi Heydari said on Monday, Mehr reported.

ELECOM Trends will focus on internet of things (IoT), smart city and artificial intelligence (AI), he said.

In comparison to the ELECOMP 2015, the number of startups has increased from 70 to 350, Heydari announced.

“A total of 45 game developer companies will also attend ELECOM Games, which will be held on the sidelines of the event,” he said. 

Those who are active in startups can benefit from consultants during the event in a section named ‘accelerating chamber’, he added.

“We estimated that about 20 foreign companies will attend the event,” he said.

From 50 to 70 startups from seven countries will attend ELECOM stars of ELECOMP 2018, head of Iranian ICT Guild Organization Mohammad Baqer Asna-Ashari said in early June, IRNA reported.

ELECOMP 2018

ELECOMP is the biggest event in the Iranian electronics and computer market. Since its first edition in 1995, the event has been providing a unique opportunity for businesses to increase their share of this huge and ever-growing market, according to ELECOMP website. 

A hall is dedicated to electronic government as a place in which state-run organizations can introduce their services to the visitors.

One of the major sections of the event is the startup competition dubbed “ELECOM Stars”, in which startup companies compete for a finance by Iran’s ICT Guild Organization.

The first ELECOMP hosted about 100 startups and the number rose to 450 in last year’s exhibition.

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