BarCamp ASEAN 2017 “Regional Tech Conference and Startup Expo” is an annual event, and has happened on the 20th to 22nd of October 2017 with the hope of sharing knowledge and to communicate between people in Cambodia as well as other countries on how to start business, to use technology, to study, work, and communicate. Besides this, there are up to 65 booths from Startups showcasing their products and services of their new technology.
BarCamp ASEAN 2017 held for the 10th time in Phnom Penh Cambodia. This is all thanks to the volunteers of BarCamp that have dedicated their hard work to create this event; the event that brought benefits to students, professionals, investors, and those who just start their business, institution, and other companies because it give them innovation as well as ideas such as: how to think like an economist, creating a business model, understanding consumers, creating goods and service, promoting business logo, market, and to discuss between many investors on how start business.
Furthermore, during the process of this program, there are several panel discussion including: Meet the Best Cambodia ICT Project in 2017, created with the goal of sharing problems that they faced and how to countermeasure those problems and to understand the challenges in today’s society, Digital Marketing Talk, talks about successful strategy on marketing on social media, the Meetup of Cambodian Game Developers, and WordPress Community. Last, the TechSoup talks upon “Introduce & Launch the NGO Technology Discounts & Donations Program in Cambodia”. Other than this, with co-operation with Smart Axiata, we created TechTalk @BarCamp, which discuss on the Challenging and Opportunities of Cambodia Tech Ecosystem by brought 14 keynote speakers from startup to corporate company.
Moreover, within these 3 days, BarCamp ASEAN 2017 has accumulated around 4500 people and accommodate with His Excellency Kim Sethany, secretary of state of Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports. To be precise, this year, there are 80 speakers from Cambodia and Asia promulgates around 70 diverse topics. Within the 10 year of event, BarCamp ASEAN has attracted over 31500 people who shown that this event has supported by many youths of Cambodia.
BarCamp ASEAN would like to express their sincere to Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC), Smart Axiata, EZECOM, and other institutes along with the volunteers of BarCamp that have sponsor and support the event.
We hope to see you again next year.