Upcoming SME Events :IP Ecosystem Fair at IP Week @ SG 2016

IP Ecosystem Fair at IP Week @ SG 2016

Date: Aug 23 and 24

Time: 9am to 6pm

Venue: Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Cassia Ballroom, Level 3

Fee: Free

The Intellectual Property (IP) Ecosystem Fair brings together multinationals, local enterprises and start-ups, trade associations and tertiary students to share knowledge, seed ideas and build ties for collaboration.

Over the years, the fair has also become the de facto networking platform for the attendees of IP Week @ SG.

This year, talks and exhibitions will gather business owners, entrepreneurs, intellectual property practitioners, academics and government agencies to share insights and experiences on using intellectual property as a tool to drive innovation.

Exhibitors include law firms, management consultancy firms, technology and data service providers and tertiary institutions.

For more details, visit www.ipweek.sg

iAdvisory Exchange: Africa's Technology Revolution - Opportunities and Developments

Date: Aug 26

Time: 9am to 1.30pm

Venue: IE Singapore Office, Little Red Dot Seminar Room, Bugis Junction, 230 Victoria Street, Office Tower Level 10

Fee: Free

Africa is in the midst of a technological revolution as new ideas, technologies and solutions sweep the continent.

This wave of innovation has already produced successful ventures such as IrokoTV, M-Pesa, Jobberman, Jumia and Ushahidi and tech giants such as Microsoft, Google, Huawei and Facebook are investing and stepping up operations on the continent.

With a growing demand for technology solutions across all sectors combined with a conducive regulatory environment, the technology scene in Africa encourages innovation and presents many opportunities for both local and foreign companies.

Hear from African technology entrepreneurs who will share their insights on the African market, as well as Singapore-based tech companies that are breaking into the African technology space.

Register at www.gevme.com/iadvisory-exchange-opportunities-and-developments-in-afric...

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 17, 2016, with the headline 'Upcoming SME Events'. Print Edition | Subscribe