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If You're An Innovator, This Is The Smart Nation Event Of The Year To Be At

Undeniably, there are a few events worth watching out for every year in Singapore, and one of them? InnovFest unBound.

In case you have not heard about the event, it is an anchor event of Singapore’s Smart Nation Innovations, hosted by unBound Media and NUS Enterprise, together with the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore.

Happening on the 17th and 18th of May 2016, Innovfest unBound showcases Asia’s most innovative developments in the technology sphere, from deep research taking place in universities to disruptive ideas from leading brands and start-ups.

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The event will act as a platform for over 3000 people from around the world including corporate and brand executives, entrepreneurs, investors and influencers for two days of discovery, exploration and cross-over conversation. InnovFest unBound provides brands and corporates easy and concentrated access to the major sources of innovation and creativity and offers the start-up community access to customers, investors and strategic partners.

What particularly interests us is the line up of over 80 speakers including Peter Vesterbacka, the cofounder of Rovio Entertainment who helped turn Angry Birds into a worldwide phenomenon, Mike Kriak, the Chief Operating Officer of Mashable, Lim Kok Leong from McLaren Applied Technologies and many more heavyweight speakers.

Peter Vesterbacka, Cofounder of Rovio / Angry Bird. Image Credit: Startup Nation
Peter Vesterbacka, Cofounder of Rovio / Angry Bird. Image Credit: Startup Nation

“Our unBound conferences are well known for bringing together disruptive start-ups, global brands and leading corporates from around the world, to explore exciting new business opportunities. We were delighted to partner with NUS Enterprise, a regional thought leader in this sector and the success of InnovFest unBound 2015 has spurred us to create an even bigger and better event this year. We are now putting in place a stellar line up of international experts and global leaders who are ready to share the latest innovation trends and technology insights at InnovFest unBound 2016! It is fantastic that the Infocomm Development Authority is partnering with us and InnovFest unBound is the anchor event of the Smart National Innovations Week,” shared Mr Daniel Seal, CEO unBound Media, co-host InnovFest unBound 2016.

Attendees at InnovFest unBound 2016 will also get a chance to meet with some of the most exciting and innovative startups from all over Asia, some of which who will be flying in to exhibit at the convention center. A total of 250 companies are expected to exhibit at InnovFest unBound, ranging from various industries such as FinTech, Internet of Things, MedTech, AdTech and many more. On top of software innovation, there are also hardware companies and robotics companies who will be exhibiting at the conference.

Innovfest unBound will take place on the 17th and 18th May 2016 at Marina Bay Sands. You can purchase the tickets here. Exclusively for Vulcan Post readers, there’s a 30% discount code with the code “vulcan30sg”.

So see you there?

 

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