The DigiTec Expo 2013 international exhibition was launched today at the YerevanExpoCenter of the Yerevan Computer Research and Development Institute. The President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan, the Ambassador Extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Unites States of America to the Republic of Armenia John Heffern, the Minister of Economy of Armenia Vahram Avanesyan participated at the opening ceremony. Opening remarks were denoted by the Executive Director of the Union of Information Technology Enterprises Karen Vardanyan, the President of “Rostelecom” OJSC Sergey Kalugin, the Director of the Armenian representativeness of “Questrade International Inc.” Artashes Harutyunyan. The exhibition will run until the 6th of October.
Over 120 local and international companies from Canada, Singapore, Russia and USA take part at the exhibition. This year the exhibition is represented in greater content and new format. At the first floor the engineering sector represents over 30 companies, such as “10x Engineering,” “Ani-Test,” “Bitlis-Men”, “Innovative Solutions, “Integrator,” Museum of Science and Technique, “Mush-Technologies,” “Nairi-Tech,” “National Instruments,” “Olymp Engineering,” “Pegasus Logic,” “Project Integration” and so on.
The software and internet solutions, telecommunication, educational sector, system integrators and equipment suppliers are represented on the second floor. Among them you can find “GNC Alpha,” “Satis,” “Instigate Mobile,” “Instigate,” “Orange Armenia,” “LanAr Service,” “Mentor Graphics Development Services,” “Microsoft,” “Monitis GFA” and others.
The ArmTech congress will take place in parallel with DigiTec this year, also supported by the EDMC Project in an effort to contribute to the sustainable development of the IT sector.
It is expected that during 9th annual DigiTec Expo the number of visitors will increase up to 25 000 instead of 24 000 which visited last year.