ST Digital's guide to IT Show 2017

Trade-in extends to mobility devices

You can trade in your used laptops, tablets, smartphones, gaming consoles - and, this year, even your personal mobility devices - for IT Show cash vouchers which can be used to pay for your new gadgets.
You can trade in your used laptops, tablets, smartphones, gaming consoles - and, this year, even your personal mobility devices - for IT Show cash vouchers which can be used to pay for your new gadgets.PHOTO: EXHIBITS INC

It's the March school holidays again and with it comes the IT Show - Singapore's largest IT, mobile and consumer electronics exhibition.

Organised by Exhibits Inc, a Singapore Press Holdings subsidiary, the 16th edition of the show starts today and goes on till Sunday at levels 3, 4 and 6 of the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre.

I hear the economy is slowing and you are short of cash? Fret not.

You can trade in your used laptops, tablets, smartphones (Hall 603) as well as gaming consoles (Hall 601) for IT Show cash vouchers to help pay for your new gadgets. This year, you can trade in your personal mobility devices (Booth 6651) for cash vouchers too.

The IT Show Babes contest is back. Snap selfies with any IT Show babe, upload the pictures to the Comex and IT Show 2017 Facebook page and you may win a Casio camera.

  • IT SHOW 2017

  • DATE: March 16 - 19, 2017

    VENUE: Suntec Singapore, Levels 3, 4 & 6

    OPENING HOURS: 11am-9pm daily (Level 3) Noon - 9pm daily (Level 4 & 6)

    ADMISSION: Free

Ortake part in the IT Show 2017 Instant Sure-Win Lucky Dip with up to $250,000 worth of prizes, from notebooks to robotic vacuum cleaners, to be won. Register at www.itshow.com.sg/ contest-lucky-dip and you will receive an e-mail confirmation with a unique QR code. Head to the show floor (Hall 405) - and locate the lucky dip booth end of the hall. Present the confirmation e-mail and your NRIC or passport for verification, dip into the box, and grab a lucky ball to see what you win.

So what are you waiting for? Grab your smartphone, wear your most comfortable shoes, stash your cash and credit cards in your pockets, and head down to the IT Show 2017.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 16, 2017, with the headline 'Trade-in extends to mobility devices'. Print Edition | Subscribe