Computer Association of Nepal also known as CAN has been involved in the field of Information, Communication and Technology since its establishment. The Association conducted CAN Info-Tech fest soon after its establishment in the year 1995 AD. And, the event soon spread to other parts of the country as well. The CAN Info-Tech 2018 is being held in Exhibition Hall, Bhrikuti-Mandap, Kathmandu dated from Magh 11, 2074 to Magh 16, 2074 (January 25, 2018, to Jan 30, 2018) for a six-day period.
This year, the so-called tech fest is featuring several member organizations of the Association itself, along with some other National as well as the International companies involved in the field of Information and Technology. And, those companies are going to present their services and products to the people in the event. Thus, peoples and the audiences are going to witness various products and services, and can also present their queries to the presenters.
The CAN Info-Tech 2018 is being sponsored by Subisu Cable Net Pvt. Ltd and Life-Com Pvt. Ltd., the authorized distributor for Motorola in Nepal.
Some of the others sponsors are listed as:
- Platinum Sponsor: Worldlink Communication
- Diamond Sponsor: Nepal Telecom and TP-Link
- Gold Sponsor: Huawei, Mi Smartphones, Tecno Mobile
- Silver Sponsor: Netis, M-Power, Lord Buddha Education Foundation, Technos Smart TV
- Print Sponsor: Hisense
Similarly, some officials involved are:
- Bank: Sunrise Bank
- Insurance: Prudential Insurance
- Internet Service Provider: Subisu Cable Net Pvt. Ltd.
- Online ticketing: F1 Soft International
- Online Payment: E-Sewa
- SMS: Sparrow SMS
- Television: Mountain Television
- IT magazine: Living with ICT
- CCTV: Wilson Technology
- Hospitality: Hotel Marsyangdi
- Creative: Witi Printings
Digging deep, there will be 41 large sized Exhibition stalls inside and 5 Branding Exhibition stalls outside. Similarly, there are 144 stalls in the Truss, 14 open Spaces, 10 food stalls used in the exhibition. Therefore, there will be total 222 exhibition stalls in the exhibition.
The services and products in the event will include Hardware Sales and Maintenance, Power Solution, Mobile Accessories, Dealers and Distributors, Internet Service Providers, Telecommunications, ICT College and Training Institutes, Software Solutions, Payment Solutions and so on. According to the organizers, all the available stalls; both inside and outside of the Exhibition Hall; have already been booked.
There have also been some rumours that the event will witness the launch of Huawei’s new ultrabook; the MateBook X Signature.
Similarly, Magh 14, 2074 has been declared as the Business day in the six-day long festival, and both general, as well as the students, have to pay Rs. 100 /- for the ticket. The day has especially been targeted for the Business Houses so that they can directly deal with different Dealers and Vendors in the exhibition for their Business growth and development.
For the ticket, people can also opt for the online ticketing facility this year. This facility has been introduced in order to encourage the general audience so as to use the Information technology and Communication system currently being used. Another advantage of this online ticketing procedure is that the people will get discount up to 20% on each ticket.
The ticket charge for the Subisu CAN Info-Tech in association with Motorola is:
- General: Rs. 100 /-
- Students: Rs. 50 /- (With their student id)
You can buy an online ticket from Magh 8, 2074 by logging in www.esewa.can.com.np. The system is facilitated by the F1 Soft in collaboration with e-Sewa.