Who we are

ITU Telecom World is a global platform for accelerating ICT innovations. It aims to deliver economic development and social good faster through its exhibition for digital solutions, forum for sharing knowledge, and networking hub connecting nations, organisations and individuals.

ITU Telecom World is an annual ICT event organised by ITU Telecom, part of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the UN agency responsible for ICT-related issues.

ITU Telecom World brings the smartest ideas and entrepreneurial spirit of digital start-ups and ICT SMEs together with governments, regulators, industry leaders, consultants and experts from emerging and developed markets around the world. This unique audience has the influence and intelligence to power faster social and economic development, create collaborative opportunity and stimulate industry growth.

It works towards establishing the trust and confidence needed to speed our progress towards a better-connected world and a better life for all. Together, we can make better happen sooner.

What we do best

Our unique features include:

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    Influential audience:

    our status as a UN agency enables us to bring together public and private sectors, developed and emerging markets

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    Exhibition

    highlighting global innovation and investment opportunities

  • Connector.

    Focus

    on fostering digital entrepreneurship, ICT start-ups, SMEs and innovators

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    Insight

    and understanding of the current industry disruption and evolving ICT ecosystem

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    World-class debates

    with expert speakers on technology, policy, strategy

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    Unparalleled exposure

    to and for emerging markets

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    Face-to-face networking

    at the highest level

ITU Telecom World platform

About - accelerating

Accelerating innovation

Enabling ICT innovation to progress faster through exhibiting innovation, exchanging knowledge and making meaningful connections.

About - unlocking

Unlocking potential

Turning ideas into action by introducing innovations, businesses and technologies to investors, influencers and policy-makers.

About - maximising

Maximising impact

Collaborating across sectors, borders and industries to take innovative solutions to scale in developed and emerging markets.