Sharjah Expo to unveil wireless network

DUBAI - Sharjah Expo Centre is set to introduce a highly sophisticated wireless communications network and mobile computing systems by mid May to further improve the management of events.

By Salah Eldin Eltayeb

Published: Tue 15 Apr 2003, 12:49 PM

Last updated: Wed 1 Apr 2015, 7:40 PM

Ahmed Mohammed Al Midfah, Chairman, Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said: "The management of Expo is always looking to improve and develop its facilities to provide and enable exhibitors to perform their jobs in a professional environment. "The main objective in providing this integrated systemis to make communication easier for the organiser ,exhibitors and exhibition visitors

"The integration of wireless gives us a substantial edge over other events and exhibition facilities in the region. We can give our clients powerful tools to make their exhibitions more effective, and our staff powerful tools to do their jobs faster and better.

Implemented by Bond Communications, a Symbol Business partner in the UAE from Symbol Technologies, the technology allows Expo Centre Sharjah to manage its events better, and help exhibitors track visitors and retrieve manage sales lead more effectively.Using the solution from Symbol to make the best use of wireless technology, mobile computing with wireless connections allowing maximum effectiveness.

Nicholas Mobayed, CEO Bond Communications, said: " Expo Centre has developed its own application to track visitors and capture information related to their interests. The new technology now makes the facilities very attractive to show organisers, as they can give exhibitors the tools that help them in the right way to bridge with their visitor and keep their contacts.

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