Pakistan Tech Festival 2022 kicked off Wednesday in Lahore’s Expo Centre with an aim to promote experience-based learning and create more opportunities for the entire tech ecosystem of the country.
The two-day Tech Festival has been organised by the Pakistan-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) in collaboration with the Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd. The event is focused on engaging the public through the advancement and excitement of technology.
More than 200 international brands with a focus on business solutions, cloud solutions, fintech, enterprise solutions, e-commerce, digital governance, edtech, blockchain, artificial intelligence, internet of things, along with 25,000 foreign visitors are participating in this tech festival.
In a statement, President PCJCCI Wang Zihai said that the aim of the festival is to digitalise the world through innovative and contemporary technology.
He said that the technology festival will provide various opportunities to the entire tech ecosystem of Pakistan.
Data centre computing equipment will be key accelerators for the development of new technologies and industries such as artificial intelligence, big data, and blockchain and will help in digital transformation and high-quality development, he added.
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President Ecommerce Gateway Dr Khursheed Nizam said that this two-day action-packed event will showcase solutions for all important verticals of the economy with a focus on networking, knowledge-sharing, and lead generation.
A series of conferences would create a learning environment for like-minded people to share their knowledge and experiences.
Ehsan Choudhry, senior vice president of PCJCCI, said that the technology festival will also connect the public and private sector through meeting and networking with the business leaders, technology solution providers, industry peers and startups etc.
In Pakistan there is a dire need to promote online business and teach various methods, which can further help increase the sales to reduce support costs, build trust with buyers, increase average order value and increase Google ranking, he said.
He assured to develop a network of e-commerce experts for the assistance of the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) so that they can become self-reliant in digital communication.
Salahuddin Hanif, secretary-general of PCJCCI, said that the Digital Pakistan Summit will also be a part of this festival, which will cover key sectors such as digital governance, smart cities, skills development, e-commerce, startups and more.
“We hope that this festival will open new vistas of technology and opportunities for our young entrepreneurs,” he added.