SHAAM expo sees exhibitors from 40 countries
Exhibition is being held by Syrian Computer Society, has 168 pavilions
The SHAAM technology expo 2011, currently being held in Damascus, brought together over 600 technology brands and trademarks from 40 Arab and foreign countries in 168 pavilions spread across 15,000 square metres.
The show is being held by the Syrian Computer Society and is made up of two sections, SHAAM which is the exhibition, and SHAAM Shopper which is the market for the sale of technology items.
SHAAM expo 2011 covers a wide range of technological devices, educational institutions and applications including communication, networks, internet and server equipment, and mobile phones in addition to introducing universities, research centers, and institutions.
The Syrian minister for Communications and Technology, Emad Sabouny said that the expo is a milestone for ICT in Syria, while the Chairman of the Syrian Computer Society Rakan Razzouk said that the SHAAM expo is one of the largest specialised exhibitions in the field of ICT in the Arab region.
Razzouk added that holding the expo at the same time as MENA ICT WEEK 2011, which creates an opportunity for exchanging ideas, expertise and experiments to reach a joint vision for informatics in the Arab region.