|The Best Choice Award is the official award of COMPUTEX TAIPEI, the largest ICT exhibition in Asia. At the 9th annual Best Choice Award pre-show media presentation on May 26th, the 22 award winning products will be presented to the international press. In order to properly unveil the 30th anniversary of COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2010 on June 1st, the award ceremony will be held at the opening of COMPUTEX, where a total of 5 special awards and the Best Choice of the Year Award will be awarded.|
27 winners carefully selected from over 400 contesting products
The number of contesting products that have entered the Best Choice Award has reached 416, a 10 percent increase on 2009. They include products from numerous famous companies from domestic and overseas, like ASUSTeK, MSI, Acer, AVerMedia, Realtek, Advantech, Getac, Intel and NVIDIA etc. Under the critical eye of representatives from the industry, government, academic circles and professional media only 27 award winning products are left that include computer systems, IC components, peripherals, communication, industrial computers, multimedia entertainment, storage media etc. This wide industry range shows the latest trend in the global ICT industry that is including mobile computing, wireless transmission, lightweight and daily applications etc. These products have received the highest praise from the jury for the maturity and innovation of the product.
If one takes a closer look at this year’s Best Choice Award, it has 3 main features: 1. Products that are innovative and easy to use; 2. Products with unique patented technology; 3. Products that are demonstrating excellent integration capabilities.
30 COMPUTEX Sweeties presenting the Best Choice winners make them even more eye-catching
After a heated competition among over 200 contestants, only 30 COMPUTEX Sweeties are left. Today they will meet domestic and overseas media for the first time after which they will showcase the Best Choice winners of this year. Thus, not only successfully catching the eyes of the guests, but also providing optimum promotion for winning companies.
All companies have to do is apply for the Best Choice Award and they get the chance of being promoted. The products entering the contest have already been put on the website www.computex.biz on April for promotion. In May, there will be a large advertising board on the wall of the Taipei City Hall. Copies of the 30th anniversary special magazine “Spotlight” have been sent to buyers from overseas and domestic. It is expected that in June, Alibaba.com, Time magazine and the special award display pavilion during COMPUTEX that encourage interaction with buyers will be another wave of important promotional activity.
Best Choice Award becoming the best procurement guide for overseas buyers
Best Choice Award is officially marching towards its ninth year with over 416 products entering the contest. Back at the 1st year of the Best Choice Award the number of contesting products was about a hundred. It indicates that product contest is an effective marketing method. According to statistics, since Best Choice Award was created in 2002, over 200 ICT products that were made in Taiwan have been successfully launched all across the world, helping manufacturers to create new business opportunities. Among them are many small and medium enterprises that are using the publicity of Best Choice to attract the attention of overseas media and buyers to obtain long term orders from buyers.
The winners of the 2010 Best Choice Award will be shown during COMPUTEX TAIPEI at the Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall first floor I208, where the products are displayed at a special award pavilion. There is also a Buyers' Choice Voting popularity contest. You are welcome to come to the exhibition to take a look at the award winning products and the various product launches.
COMPUTREND Area as a promotion platform for new product launch
The Best Choice Award preshow product launch is held simultaneously by the TCA with the demonstration of product highlights at the COMPUTREND Area which is much liked among overseas buyers. It entails the most popular applications in the industry, like cloud computing, e-books, Multi-touch, 3-D imaging and Android.
The products exhibited onsite include touch control panel chipsets by Silicon Integrated Systems Corp., digital signage by Advantech, touchmonitors with scratch-resistant technology by Tyco Electronics, GPS tracking devices by Jasslin Technology, innovative touch technology for AIO PCs and 3-D digital signage systems by Industrial Technology Research Institute, cloud booking / ticket system by Newland Taiwan Inc., a 74-inch digital projection monitor 3D-Ready by DA2, the E-reader nReader by BenQ and exhibition results of the OpenSource pavilion by the Industrial Development Bureau, Ministry of Economic Affairs. They are all superb products filled with innovative technologies from the latest ICT industry that will be shown to the market for the first time at COMPUTEX TAIPEI.