Huawei Signs as WCIT 2023 Platinum Partner with Sponsorship Value of USD1.5 million

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April 4, 2023Contact: Dato’ Dan E Khoo +60 12 (650) 8392Huawei Signs as WCIT 2023 Platinum Partner with Sponsorship Value of USD1.5 millionKuching, Sarawak, Malaysia: The World Innovation, Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) and the Sarawak Digital Economy Corporation (SDEC), the host organizer of its global catalytic platform, the World Congress Innovation and Technology (WCIT), today announced Huawei as the first International Platinum Sponsor valued at USD1.5 million, the single largest sponsor in recent WCIT history. This announcement was made after WCIT 2023’s Organizing Committee meeting chaired by The Honorable Datuk Amar Mohamad Abu Bakar Marzuki, the State Secretary of Sarawak.Dr Sean Seah, Chairman of WITSA said, “We are very proud to have Huawei on board. This is testament that Huawei sees the value that the World Congress of Innovation and Technology can bring. We are in discussion with a few other international companies that are keen to come on board as partners and will share more details in due time. We have also received positive interests from several parties that are considering participation as country pavilions at WCIT 2023. We have received delegate bookings from 20 countries and expect more interest in the next coming months.”State Secretary of Sarawak, Datuk Amar Mohamad Abu Bakar Marzuki said Sarawak is actively developing its digital economy and offers opportunities for investment in ecommerce, digital infrastructure and digital startups. All these initiatives have expanded Sarawak as the gateway into Southeast Asia especially now that all international borders have opened and businesses are rapidly expanding.According to SDEC Chairman, Tan Sri Datuk Amar Haji Mohamad Morshidi Abdul Ghani, “We are very proud to be the host organizer of WCIT 2023, working alongside PIKOM as Host Association. WCIT, reputed as the largest tech global congress in the world, will bring focus into Sarawak’s economic benefits, complimenting our Post Covid-19 Development Strategy (PCDS). We are expecting WCIT 2023 to be the grandest tech congregation with the inclusion of IDECS and Sarawak’s 60th Year Anniversary.”Dato’ Dan E Khoo, CEO of WITSA said, “WCIT 2023 is poised to leverage WITSA’s global footprint and Sarawak’s rapid economic growth to catalyze transformational innovations and technology that leave a lasting impact on its key stakeholders. We are anticipating opportunities to connect Sarawak tech firms and startup entrepreneurs to their global counterparts and showcase the vibrant tech ecosystem to potential tech investors.”Amongst the hot topics that will be staged at WCIT 2023 are the Age of AI, Future Trends in Innovation, Looking Beyond Sustainability and Strengthening Tech Talents. WCIT 2023 is expected to welcome 4,000 attendees and will feature IDECs and other satellite events this October. To register as a delegate, become a sponsor or participate as an exhibitor, go to WITSAThe World Innovation, Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) is the leading recognized international voice of the global tech industry, whose members from over 80 countries and economies represent more than 90 percent of the world tech market. WITSA is dedicated to advocating policies that advance industry growth and development; facilitating international trade and investment in tech products and services; strengthening WITSA’s national industry associations; and providing members with a broad network of professional contacts. WITSA hosts the World Congress on Innovation and Technology (WCIT), the premier global industry sponsored tech conference.WITSA members are leaders in a globally interconnected marketplace. Because the challenges facing the tech industry are undisputedly global in nature, WITSA members work together to achieve a shared vision on important issues of common interest. WITSA makes it possible for its members — ranging from Mongolia and Argentina to Kenya and the United States — to identify common issues and priorities, exchange valuable information, and present a united position on industry issues.