Tech show adapts to anticipated slowdown in IT spending

MANILA, Philippines - With anticipation of flat growth in companies’ IT spending in 2009, the country’s oldest and most prominent technology show puts on a more consumer-friendly face.

This year’s COMDDAP Expo Manila, to be held at the SMX Convention Center at the SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City, promises to be more consumer-oriented.

This is according to Juan Chua, past president and board member of the Computer Manufacturers, Distributors and Dealers Association of the Philippines, or COMDDAP.

This is a departure for the Philippines’ most popular computer and information technology show, which traditionally attracts mostly trade and computer professionals, and technology students. This year’s expo, for example, is going to be held from Dec. 4 to 7, just in time for the Christmas shopping season. Read the full story >>

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