Signature Events

WITSA holds its signature event - The World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) in different host countries on an annual basis. Through this platform, WITSA presents world class programs that facilitate the global exchange of ideas and policies on ICT as well as networking between ICT players.

World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT)

A premier global ICT congress, WCIT brings together more than 2,000 global leaders in business, government and academia from over 80 countries to impact economic and social development through the exchange of policies, practices, trends and ideas on ICT.

WITSA incorporates six (6) key components in the hosting of its World Congresses:

  • The congress with world class speakers from industry, government and academia
  • Business-to-Business (B2B) matching program
  • ICT awards program
  • ICT exhibition
  • Social events
  • Ancillary activities including pre and post event tours and spouse programs

Olympics of the ICT World

Often referred to as the ‘Olympics of the ICT World’, WCIT has been held since 1978.

2021 – Dhaka, Bangladesh 2002 – Adelaide, Australia
2020 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2000 – Taipei, Taiwan
2019 – Yerevan, Armenia 1998 – Fairfax, Virginia, USA
2018 – Hyderabad, India 1996 – Bilbao, Spain
2017 – Taipei, Chinese Taipei 1994 – Yokohama, Japan
2016 – Brasilia, Brazil 1990 – Washington D.C, USA
2014 – Guadalajara, Mexico 1988 – Paris, France
2012 – Montreal, Canada 1986 – Toronto, Canada
2010 – Amsterdam, Netherlands 1984 – Tokyo, Japan
2008 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1982 – Copenhagen, Denmark
2006 – Austin, USA 1980 – San Francisco, USA
2004 – Athens, Greece 1978 – Barcelona, Spain

 

For more information, please see our "World Congress on Information Technology: A Proud History" brochure. If you have any questions regarding our WCITs, please contact us.