Taipei, Taiwan—COMPUTEX 2019 closed today (June 1) on a huge, successful note.
In the last five days, 42,495 international buyers from 171 countries flooded into the show, a 0.5% growth from the previous year.
The top 10 buyer countries are, namely, China, the US, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Germany, Malaysia, and India.
Once again, COMPUTEX established the role of a leading ICT tradeshow that connects businesses along industry supply chains and opens up infinite possibilities in the tech ecosystem.
In addition, InnoVEX 2019 attracted 18,251 visitors in 3 days, 3% from the previous year, showing significant startup dynamics. During the show, 76 heavyweight buyers from around the world participated in 470 sessions of one-on-one procurement meetings.
Furthermore, InnoVEX invited 45 international venture capital firms, including Samsung NEXT, LINE, Delta, China Trust, and Israel's largest fundraising platform, OurCrowd, to match with 69 startups.
Looking back at the exciting week for tech and innovation, it was the first time a CEO Keynote was held during a COMPUTEX pre-show International Press Conference with AMD President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su in a keynote speech that paced the upcoming proceedings.
Dr. Su addressed how the next- generation of computing will drive innovation. She also invited Microsoft, ASUS, Acer and close to 20 industry partners to present the computing industry ecosystem.
Leonor Lin, TAITRA Executive Vice President said, “This year, we have seen various innovative applications driven by the advancements of AI, IoT, and 5G."
"The technologies to process a massive amount of data and high-performance computing will be one of the most important driving forces to sustain the growth of the tech industry in the future. COMPUTEX 2019 has fulfilled its promise to build global tech ecosystems," he said.
"As the scope of exhibitions and the number of participants set new records, we expect COMPUTEX to keep leading technology businesses forward to build global technology ecosystems that bring prosperity to all," he added.