CAIRO April 25, 2012
- Cairo ICT 2012 is one of the top ICT events in the region.
- Hosted by ITIDA, the WSA selects and promotes excellence in ICT innovation world-wide.
- Three of the WSA winners are Egyptian nationals, highlighting the country’s prestigious talent-base.
Showcasing Egypt’s growing reputation for ICT excellence, this month the country will host Cairo ICT 2012; "The Spring of Technologies – From Dreams to Needs".
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The four day event will culminate with the World Summit Award (WSA), a global not-for-profit activity to select and promote best practice in e-Content production and creativity in innovative Internet applications.
Among the winners are three Egyptian natives, heralded for excellence in e-Content and innovative ICT applications, demonstrating the country’s capacity to produce internationally acclaimed talent.
Other Egyptian winners include El3ab.com, one of the leading online portals for internet based game play in the region. And, in the e-Culture and Heritage category, the production of Description de l’Egypte to multi-lingual DVD was recognized as a monumental achievement.
Egypt’s H.E. Mohamed Salem
WSA implements the UN agenda for the development of the information society and supports the UN Millennium Development Goals of ending poverty, hunger and disease, providing education for all, saving the environment and giving a fair share to women through the use of ICT.
Yasser ElKady " We take our Egypt ‘ s position as a leading global outsourcing location very seriously. Hosting the WSA at Cairo ITC 2012 is the perfect opportunity to show the world that Egypt produces world-class technically proficient talent. "