KUCHING: Acer Sales and Services Sdn Bhd Kuching is holding its first IT Mobile Cruiser in Sarawak until Feb 7.
According to its business development manager Maxine Ho, the objective of the tour is to bring technology closer to the community at different parts of rural Sarawak.
“Our aim is to promote and introduce the latest technology to places where the latest information and communication technology (ICT) advancement is difficult to reach.
“Our roadshow will allow us to reach the people in the outskirts,” she told a press conference here yesterday.
She said during the tour the company would be bringing its latest touch technology LCD and the Aspire easyStore-Home Server for the visitors to see, feel and experience.
Founded in 1976, Acer has constantly pursued the goal of breaking the barriers between people and technology.
Today, Acer ranks world’s second for notebooks, third for PCs, and has a global workforce of more than 6,000 employees.
Consisting of a family of four brands — Acer, Gateway, eMachines and Packard Bell — Acer’s unique multi-brand strategy allows each brand to offer a distinctive set of brand characteristics that target different customer needs in the global consumer and commercial PC market.
Acer Mobile Cruiser will kick start its tour in Brunei followed by Limbang, Miri, Bintulu, Sibu, Sarikei, Saratok, Sri Aman and Serian.
Themed ‘Experience Acer Touch’, the tour will cover nine locations with a total of 13 stops with a range of multimedia PC, netbook, and notebook, projector and LCD available for purchase.
“We will be having 13 stops because in some places such as Brunei, Miri, Sibu and Sarikei we will be having two stops and in other locations we will have one (stop),” said assistant business development manager Susan Bong.
Any purchase during the roadshow is entitled to a free gift and there will be a free three-year excellence warranty on selected items.
The first stop for the roadshow is in Brunei on Jan 2 and 3 at Bangunan Habza, Kampung Kiulap and Jalan Jaya Negara (Jan 4 and 5) and in Limbang (Jan 8 and 9) at Limbang Plaza.
In Miri, the roadshow will be held in two locations in Boulevard (Jan 10 and 11) and Imperial Mall (Jan 14 and 15), Park City Mall Bintulu (Jan 17 until 19), and in Sibu at Farley (Jan 20 and 21) and Wisma Sanyan (Jan 22 and 23).
The roadshow in Sarikei will be at Jalan Abdul Rahman (in front of Everrise) on Jan 24 and 25 and at Jalan Nyelong in front of Everwin (Jan 26 and 27) Saratok at Wisma Lakis (Jan 29 and 30) Sri Aman Main Bazaar (Jan 31 and Feb 2) and their final stop at Serian from Jan 5 until 7 in front of Joon Tung Electrical and Computer Centre (Serian Bazaar).
Accounts executive Joese Wong and marketing executives Chai Lee Sia and Evy Khouw were also present at the press conference.