ICT IN AZERBAIJAN
Being the second most profitable sector after Oil&Gas industry, ICT sectors receives one of the largest FDI in country. The government is fully behind ICT's continued growth, an indication of the importance of this industry to the country's future. According to the Road Map, the document approved by a decree of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the long-term vision for the period up to 2025 in the Information and Communications Technologies sector is to continue the innovation-driven reform in this sector.
BAKUTEL 2017 SUMMARY
MATCH-MAKING MEETINGS (B2B PROGRAMME)
Created additional opportunity to develop and improve business with local companies
75% of exhibitors met with desired contact during B2B meetings
88% of exhibitors intend to conclude from 5 to 10 agreements as a result of the meetings
100% would take a chance to participate in B2B next exhibition
Industry leaders delivered up-to-date information about innovations, researches and future perspectives of IT world during conference on "New Opportunities in the Connected World“ Among speakers: Central Bank, Microsoft, Huawei, Nokia and many others.
The aim of business breakfast, led by a professional business coach, was to help the participants to take better advantage of the opportunities which the exhibitions present. The event was attended by exhibitors of Bakutel and the organiser’s team.
WHAT PEOPLE THINK OF BAKUTEL
“Year after year, I am impressed by what Bakutel has become: a unique platform bringing together more than 200 companies from 20 countries including leading Azeri ICT companies to confront new ideas, explore new projects and form new partnerships. Bakutel is a testament to Azerbaijan’s digital transformation. By showing a world of new technologies and ideas, a world of ICT possibilities, especially when it comes to sustainable development, Bakutel brings us closer together as individuals, as organizations and as partners”.
“We do believe that the exhibition really crucial for us to increase our awareness in targeted customer domains and develop our local presence by identifying the key business partners”.
President at Honeywell Turkey & Central Asia
Bakutel provides exhibitors with an excellent opportunity to demonstrate their achievements to end users and colleagues, to establish new business relations and to listen to the speeches of leading ICT experts. Undoubtedly, this exhibition is one of the catalysts for the development of information and high technologies in Azerbaijan and in the South Caucasus, as a whole”.
Account Executive in Public Sector, Microsoft Azerbaijan
“Such exhibition is a very effective way to communicate most interesting achievements in High-tech market such as Telecom to the mass audience and key governmental and business stakeholders. But of course the key is not only to show the technology, but thought the dialog achieve and understanding what could be the key steps Nokia could do to support Azerbaijan in difficult path to Digitalization. Nokia is honored to participated in Bakutel exhibition and wants to thank everyone who made it possible, it`s a very impressive show!”.
Country Senior Officer Azerbaijan, Nokia