About ITIDA – Hosting Partners
The Information Technology Industry Development Agency, ITIDA, is the Egyptian business partner making sure that you get all the help you need. ITIDA is primarily concerned with building the capacities of the local IT companies, attracting and servicing multi-national IT companies, and growing a qualified, sustainable, and deployable talent pool. ITIDA adheres to a Public-Private Partnership mode to achieve the goals of the IT industry and create for you a business environment where cooperation is a salient feature. ITIDA is the executive IT arm of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, MCIT, and is located in the heart of a modern business environment at the Smart Village. With local and international outreach, ITIDA plays a fundamental role as a one-stop-shop for foreign direct investors seeking to enhance their global offering using what Egypt has to offer and the competitive advantages of the country.
About Cairo ICT – Organizing Partners
Cairo ICT is one of the top international events in the Middle East and North Africa covering the field of IT, Electronics, Satellite and Broadcasting, Hardware and Software as well as Internet and Mobile Services.
It is a well-established platform for regional and international exhibitors to showcase new trends and technology and presents itself as an annual occasion for IT professionals, government officials, entrepreneurs and businessmen to network and get first-hand information on the latest developments in the ICT industry.
In light of a changing political landscape and the process of rebuilding in many countries in the region such as Sudan, Libya, Tunisia and Algeria, Cairo ICT 2012 presents the perfect opportunity to discover new business venues and potential markets.
TE DATA - Sponsor Parnter
TE Data was established in 2001 by Telecom Egypt to function as its data communications and Internet arm. TE Data was awarded a Class A license, from Egypt's National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA), which allows TE Data to build its own national network, and operate its international data gateway.
The company is the Internet Service Provider market leader in Egypt with a DSL market share of more than 60% ending 2010. Currently, with operations in Egypt and Jordan and ambitious plans in other parts of the MENA region, TE Data's portfolio includes narrowband and broadband Internet access services, managed dedicated Internet access services, IP VPN connectivity services, and global connectivity services.TE Data's portfolio of services covers the communications needs of all whether consumers, small and medium enterprises, large corporations, and Internet Service Providers. TE Data service’s purpose is to cater for everybody's needs online.
Al Ahram - Media Partner
Al Ahram is the most widely circulating Egyptian daily newspaper and covers both print and online. Al Ahram will welcome the WSA Winners and guide them through its digital departments and archives to display their work to an international audience. In addition to that, Al Ahram will cover the WSA Winners' Events.
Wupy.PS - Media Partner
Launched as a fundraising campaign in 2010 by "What's up Youth WupY", this campaign offers the essential elements that are necessary for covering, capturing and streaming of live-video in corporate conference environment. Wupy.PS offers these services to support both, their campaigns and initiatives, notable “What’s up Youth (WupY) as well as the “What’s up Youth Channel” and morever are supporting youth initiatives and organizations around the globe.
Under the patronage of UNESCO
UNESCO deploys its action in the fields of Education, Natural Sciences, Social and Human Sciences, Culture, Communication and Information. UNESCO functions as a laboratory of ideas and a standard-setter to forge universal agreements on emerging ethical issues. The Organization also serves as a clearinghouse for the dissemination and sharing of information and knowledge while helping Member States to build their human and institutional capacities in diverse fields. In short, UNESCO promotes international co-operation among its 190 Member States (as of October 2003) and six Associate Members in the fields of education, science, culture and communication. UNESCO is working to create the conditions for genuine dialogue based upon respect for shared values and the dignity of each civilization and culture. The world urgently requires global visions of sustainable development based upon observance of human rights, mutual respect and the alleviation of poverty, all of which lie at the heart of UNESCO mission and activities. More on: http://www.unesco.org/