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Mobile Internet Innovation Highlights Macworld; Macworld|iWorld Asia 2013 Held in Beijing
Aug 23, 2013 (07:08 PM EDT)
BEIJING, Aug. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Beijing Investment Promotion Bureau and International Data Group (IDG) jointly announced the opening of Macworld|iWorld Asia 2013 (MIA 2013). More than 500 exhibitors from over 10 countries are taking part in the four-day mobile internet industry event themed "Innovation Defines the Future" between the 22nd and 25th of August.
Jennifer Xu, Senior Vice President of IDG Asia, said: "Following the huge success of the previous two Macworld|iWorld Asia events, this year's event will feature a variety of innovative products, a gathering of great minds and an exciting exchange of viewpoints and ideas, and is guaranteed to be entertaining, inspirational and fun for all participants. Participants will be able to get access to the latest products and experience the products first hand via a series of exhibitions, trainings as well as other on-site and off-site events along with access to special reports prepared by industry experts. Macworld is putting on display a comprehensive array of the unique products that are at the forefront of the mobile internet era."
World's largest gathering of Apple-related peripherals; intelligent hardware become eye-catchers
This year's 46,000-sqaure meter exhibition space, larger than at either of the previous events, became the showcase for a great number of mobile internet innovative products, all of which are representative of the new trends and features of Apple-related peripherals in 2013. Fast-growing intelligent wearable devices and intelligent in-vehicle applications were the real head turners at the event. Highlights of this year's event include:
New players emerge; mobile internet reshapes business models
Mobile internet companies, senior developers, industry watchers, media, analysts and influential investors are gathered at MIA 2013 where they are holding two-day in-depth discussions on the topic of "Innovation and Connection Winning iWorld". Highlights of the forum include:
Apple fans gather to join in core event commemorating Steve Jobs
Macworld|iWorld Asia is the key annual event highly welcomed by Asia's Apple fans -- a venue for this loyal audience to gather periodically. Hollywood film star Ashton Kutcher who played the role of Steve Jobs in the movie jOBS will present at this year's Macworld|iWorld Asia and reenact the legendary speech that Jobs gave onstage at the original Macworld.
Macworld offers a unique and unmatched comprehensive display platform for Apple products and applications. Grand prize winner at Mac Talent will demonstrate the technology at the music studio, in the Apple fans zone and at the digital finger painting workshop of the event, creating an unmatched in depth experience for the participants The creativity, innovation and talent on display at the event is positioning the participants to bring technology to a remarkable new level. At the event, Macworld will also provide a unique shopping experience to the attendees who can watch, experience and buy special discounted products on site. Many of the newly launched and the hottest selling products from dozens of merchants are available through a special promotion, including Apple compatible hardware, software and peripherals.
World renowned Macworld|iWorld, initiated by International Data Group (IDG), is a trade-show with conference tracks dedicated to the Apple Mac platform. Attendees will have the opportunity to gain first-hand experience with entertainment, training, communications and enterprise-level applications. With its compelling content, application demonstrations and exhibits, Macworld has become and remains the best of the "Mac" worlds for all Apple users from new Mac users to IT veterans. The first Macworld Expo took place in 1985 in San Francisco. For the last 28 years, the four-day event has been held as scheduled annually during the first quarter of every year at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California, USA.
In 2012, Macworld was renamed Macworld|iWorld, reflecting an enhanced focus on technologies and applications for mobile-connected platforms.
For more information about Macworld, please visit the official website: http://www.macworldasia.com/.