Monday, March 24, 2014

Asia Apps Contest - Flights to Hong Kong to Finalists!

We're glad to invite you to a great app challenge of one of our partners - the Asia Smartphone Apps Summit is holding an apps contest for which 9 finalists will receive a flight ticket to Hong Kong plus accommodation for the Asia Summit which is held in mid June!

This is your chance to make an impact in Asian markets and attend a great event - note that the eligibility rules dictate that the app maker/content/brand should be in Asia, but for this contest Israeli companies can apply as well - that being said of course that any connections to other Asian markets or content can help.

Deadline is Mar.31! - Apply here:

Here are some more background details about this contest:

Smartphone sales are rapidly increasing in many Asian markets. Growth in the Asia-Pacific’s smartphone market is expected to skyrocket in the coming years that by 2015, 54% of all mobile phone devices sold in the region will be smartphones as forecasted by Frost & Sullivan. The smartphone growth has presented tremendous opportunities for creative mobile application developments.

To recognize the excellence of innovative smartphone apps development and provide a platform for top smartphone apps professionals in the region to meet, share, collaborate and learn from each other, Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association (WTIA) organizes the Asia Smartphone Apps Contest and Summit again in 2014 under the sponsorship of Create Hong Kong (CreateHK) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government, riding on the successful experience in last year.By joining force with other co-organizers from Israel, Japan, Korea, Mainland China, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, WTIA will bring this timely event to further facilitate the growth of this burgeoning sector in Asia.

-To recognize the excellence of innovations and efforts in developing best-of-breed smartphone apps
-To create a platform to expand business opportunities and facilitate collaboration among the smartphone apps developers in Asia regions
-To nurture creative talents in the smartphone apps development industry

Good Luck and see you in Hong Kong!