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HKWTIA Monthly e-Newsletter 2017 
April/May Issue  

Meet our Members - Yahoo Hong Kong

In the Meet our Members this month, we visited Yahoo Hong Kong and did an interview with Tania, to talk about the strategy of Yahoo Hong Kong to win the local market and their latest direction in development. To view the full article, please visit our website.

Events you shouldn’t miss!

WTIA Seminar and Panel in Cloud Expo Asia (24-25 May) - FREE VIP Pass for WTIA members!

Cloud Expo Asia, Hong Kong 2017, the biggest and best attended technology event in the North Asia, will bring you an unrivalled line up of world-class suppliers, thousands of hours of free content from the industry’s leading international practitioners and first class peer networking opportunities.


In partnership with CEA, WTIA will organise seminar and panel, with themes including FinTech and Diversity in Tech Industry. Details:


FinTech Convergence: “The Power of Unity”

Date: 24th May 2017 

Time: 14.30 – 17.00


Diversity and Inclusion in Technology Panel  

Date: 25th May 2017 

Time: 10:30 – 11:10


WTIA members can enjoy the opportunity to acquire the VIP tickets for the Expo! Simply send us an email to contact@hkwtia.org to secure your ticket. See you in CEA! (Ticket will be given at first-come-first-serve basis)

   

To view more events that is run and supported by WTIA, please refer to our Events Calendar.

Special Feature

WTIA is calling for donations of old gadgets!

Got gadgets and devices that are just gathering dust but you don't feel like throwing away? Maybe you can consider donating it to us! 


WTIA is now asking for donations of old gizmos. All the collected gadgets will be exhibited in Mobility Experience Centre (MEC) credited to you! Our centre is located at Cyberport and will be part of an exhibit demonstrating the development of tech products over time. To acknowledge your generous donation, we will include name of the donors in the exhibition area. 


We are now collecting the following:

  • Old laptops and desktop computers, typewriters 
  • Portable music players, including Walkman, iPods, etc...
  • Personal digital assistants (PDA) 
  • Handheld or home game consoles, e.g. Gameboy and PlayStation series 
  • Any other remarkable gadgets 

If you would like to donate your gadgets to us, please drop us an email to contact@hkwtia.org. For details of MEC, please visit wtiahk.org/mobility-experience-centre-mec/. Thank you for your support in advance!

Congratulation to the winners of ICT Awards 2017: Best Mobile Apps Award!

The Hong Kong ICT Awards 2017: Best Mobile Apps Award completed with flying colors! Again, congratulations to all the winners and thank you for bringing the creative and life-changing apps to Hong Kong!


Winners of Hong Kong ICT Awards 2017: Best Mobile Apps Award include:


Best Mobile Apps Grand Award and Best Mobile Apps (Consumer Solutions) Gold Award

PLAYNOTE Ltd. 

Scalebook


Best Mobile Apps (Enterprise Solutions) Gold Award 

Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (HAECO) 

HAECO Mobile – Line Services


Best Mobile Apps (Marketing Campaign) Silver Award 

Innopage Ltd. 

Foodbulous


For the full list of winners and overviews of the winning mobile app, please refer to the Winners Booklet.

Congratulation to WTIA members for winning in ICT Awards 2017!

We are pleased to let you know that 7 WTIA members has won the awards in 5 streams of this year ICT Awards! Congratulation to their achievements:


Best Digital Entertainment Grand Award and Best Digital Entertainment (Entertainment Software) Gold Award 

Animoca Brands Ltd. 

Turbine Fighter 


Best Smart Hong Kong Grand Award and Best Smart Hong Kong (Internet of Things Application) Gold Award 

Megasoft Ltd. 

MyndVIZ - An IoT Cold Chain Visibility Platform and Solution


Best Mobile Apps Grand Award and Best Mobile Apps (Consumer Solutions) Gold Award 

PLAYNOTE Ltd. 

Scalebook


Best Business Solution (Application) Silver Award 

Hysan Development Ltd./Cherrypicks Ltd. 

Lee Gardens mobile app


Best Mobile Apps (Marketing Campaign) 

Silver AwardInnopage Ltd. 

Foodbulous


Best Student Invention (Tertiary or Above) Bronze Award 

Hong Kong Insitute of Vocational Education (Lee Wai Lee) 

AWS Cloud Virtual Smart Doctor


Best Mobile Apps (Consumer Solutions) Bronze Award 

Inspirit Studio Ltd. 

Anyway 

Other Goodies

Vpon's 2016 Annual Hong Kong Mobile Advertising Statistics & Trends

Kaleidoscope VR Showcase Vol.2 - HONG KONG (30 April)

The report shares new insights for the Greater China tourists mobile behaviour in Hong Kong, Hongkoners mobile behaviour pattern and overview of Hong Kong mobile market. Click here to download the report.

3 complimentary tickets are offered for WTIA members! If you are interested, please drop us an email to contact@hkwtia.org. (Ticket will be given at first-come-first-serve basis)

WTIA in the media

Chairman's Column on Capital Weekly

What WTIA events you might have missed...

Hong Kong ICT Awards 2017 Joint Prize Presentation Ceremony (30 March)

Asia Smart App Seminar: How to introduce and market your app? (6 April)

Co-organized with GS1 Hong Kong and Hong Kong Information Technology Federation (HKITF), the Hong Kong ICT Awards 2017 Joint Prize Presentation Ceremony was held to celebrate with the winners of Best Mobile Apps Award, Best Lifestyle Award and Best Smart Hong Kong Award. Photos of the event can be viewed here.

As the first event of Asia SmartApp Awards 2017, the Seminar invited industry experts and past winners to talk about the latest trends of App market, and tips on create a winning entry and present to the award judges. More details and photos of the event can be viewed here.

ICT Expo 2017 (13-16 April)

Tech Idiots Unite! (21 April)

A WTIA Pavilion was set up during ICT Expo 2017 to showcase the latest products and solutions made by our members.

Tech Idiots united at CityU for our first seminar of the series. Hope that the Seminar brought significant insights on how non-tech professionals can pursue a career in tech companies/tech industry, free resources to learn tech skills and coding, and also the skill-sets and attitudes that will help people to become a paramount professional in the tech industry. You can watch the playback of the Seminar in our Facebook Page.

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