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ICT Expo set for Nov 2-4 at Miri Stadium


Miri mayor Adam Yii (fifth left), flanked by Yong (fourth right) and organising chairperson Sarah Goh, and other members of the organising committee in a photocall.

MIRI: Sarawak ICT Expo 2018 is back with attractive promotions on the latest ICT products from Nov 2 to 4 at Miri Indoor Stadium.

The event is jointly organised by Miri City Council (MCC) and Sarawak ICT Association (formerly known as Computer Sales and Services Association, Sarawak (Miri branch), with Acer as the main IT sponsor.

It will run from 11am to 9pm daily, offering attractive promotions on the latest ICT products as well as exciting activities for the visitors, including ‘Early Bird’s Special’, ‘Wheel of Fortune’, daily lucky draw, ‘Everyday Free RM5 Cash Voucher’, and ‘You Buy It, We Pay It’.

According to the association chairman Yong Chee Tak, they expect about 30,000 visitors this year against last year’s 25,000.

Fifty-nine booths are being set up for well-known brands such as Acer, Asus, Lenovo, HP, Canon, Epson, Brother, Dell, Samsung and other major brands while telecommunications (telco) giants such as Celcom, Digi, Maxis, Tune Talk and Red Tone will also take part in the expo. Telekom Malaysia will showcase its latest broadband and telco offerings.

“The ‘Early Bird Special’ offers 108 special-priced items only in the morning of Nov 2 (Friday), on ‘first-come, first-served’ basis. Registration will commence at 9am,” Yong told a press conference at MCC yesterday, adding the sales of ICT products was still as at its usual pace since the implementation of Sales and Service Tax (SST).

For the ‘Wheel of Fortune’, those with a minimum purchase of RM100 made during the expo are eligible to participate, while for the daily lucky draws, there will be three products offered during the three days — Acer Aspire One S1003-1677, Acer Iconia 10 B3-A40FHD and Asus Notebook X441.

The ‘Everyday Free RM5 Cash Voucher’ is another exciting programme where 20 RM5 cash vouchers will be given away to visitors.

To get the vouchers, one needs to ‘Like’ the Sarawak ICT Expo 2018  Miri Facebook page, and show it to the personnel on duty at the information counter.

The ‘You Buy It, We Pay It’ is where a visitor who spends RM300 and  above in a single receipt would qualify for the draw.

The winners will receive a rebate up to RM1,000 depending on the amount of the winning receipt, for one single receipt only.

For more information, visit ‘Sarawak ICT Expo 2018 Miri’ Facebook page.