Frequently Asked Questions

Are any discounts available for access passes?

Special Categories
If you belong to any of the categories listed below we are pleased to offer a 20% discount  on Leader, Gold or Silver passes after the end of the early bird period and up to 13 November 2013 (23:59h CET time zone).  Please contact your Telecom Account manager for discount registration codes, or email registration.telecom@itu.int for assistance.

  • Speaker
  • Invited Leader
  • Sponsor, Event Partner or company who has contracted space on the Showfloor (pavilion, stand or hospitality suite)
  • ITU Sector Member, Associate, or Academia Member
  • Registered attendee of Connect Asia Pacific Summit

Note: Only full price rates will apply for access passes sales on-site.

Students
Student passes are available onsite only.  A maximum of 100 Student passes will be available for purchase on a first-come-first-served basis when onsite registration opens on 16 November at 8:30.  To be eligible, you must be in full-time education and able to present at the registration desk a valid student ID card issued by a recognized educational establishment.

ITU Connect Asia Pacific Summit
Connect attendees can register for a free of charge Bronze World 2013 access pass or benefit from 20% discount when purchasing Gold, Silver & Leader passes, but only if such Passes are not obtained through a different channel and purchased on-line from 16 September until 13 November 2013 (23:59h CET time zone).

To enjoy these benefits Connect attendees should click here to start registering, enter their email, tick the box to indicate they have a registration code and when prompted enter their Connect Registration ID.

Can children attend the event?

Children under the age of 16 are not permitted to attend any of the activities at World 2013.

Can I cancel or transfer my pass if I am no longer able to attend?

Transfer can be done upon request before 13 November (23:59 CET time).  No transfers will be possible as from 14 November.

See the access pass Terms & conditions for details.

Can I register as press?

To register as press you must be accredited with ITU.  The accreditation process will open in September 2013.

Can I register onsite?

You will be able to register onsite for all categories of Pass.  However, we strongly recommend pre-registration to avoid the queues.

Only full price rates will apply for access passes sales on-site.

How can I enquire about / book accommodation in Bangkok?

You may book accommodation online or through the travel agency of your choice.  The contact details for the official travel agency are as follows:

Total Reservation / IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd.
99 Popular Road, Banmai, Pakkred
Nonthaburi 11120, THAILAND

Main Contact Person:
Ms Siriporn Chuamorn (Sales Manager)
Direct line: +66 (0) 2 833 5275
Fax : +66 (0) 2 833 5272

Reservation Centre email for the event:
itubkk@totalreservation.com

How can I order goods and services for my stand (e.g. furniture, catering, technical services etc)?

The URL and code to access the Online Technical Manual will be sent to the focal points of confirmed showfloor participants by mid August 2013.

How can my company participate in ITU Telecom World 2013?

Many opportunities exist for global and regional visibility, including event partner packages, sponsorships, national and thematic pavilions, industry stands, hospitality suites, and meeting rooms. Find out more on the showfloor at http://world2013.itu.int/participate/showcase/ or on sponsorships at http://world2013.itu.int/participate/sponsor/- or on pages 12 to 19 of our Event Brochure

Contact us to discuss your company objectives and learn how they can be achieved through the ITU Telecom World 2013 high-level global ICT platform.

How do I collect my pass to access the event?

When you register you will receive a confirmation email.  Please bring this with you and present it at the Fast Track Desks in the registration area along with your official photo ID.  Please note that passes must be collected personally by the pass holder as a photograph will be taken and printed onto the badge for access control security.

How do I purchase passes on behalf of a group?

Group purchases request forms are available online as from 25 July until 31 October. As from 16 November group purchases are welcome on-site.

How do I register for the event?

Registration for World 2013 is now open.  Click here for details.

If you are a speaker, invited guest or benefit from free passes as part of a participation package please contact your Telecom Account manager for details on how to register, or email registration.telecom@itu.int for assistance.

How do ITU Telecom World events differ from other ICT events?

ITU Telecom World events are unique in that they are the only ICT event that brings together the right mix of global ICT leaders to discuss and debate the key issues facing the ICT industry.  As the leading UN Agency for ICT issues, only ITU has the power to convene this mix of leaders of government and industry.  Our World 2013 event will once again facilitate and encourage the right discussions, high-level engagements and strategic debate to generate real action and deliver tangible results.

I need help with registration

Before 15 November contact us on registration.telecom@itu.int or call +41 22 730 5680 (Monday to Friday from 08:30 to 18:00 hours CET).

As of 08:30 on 16 November we will be pleased to welcome you at the onsite registration desks on the 2nd floor of the venue, outside the entrance to Challenger Hall 2.

Is there an Event Brochure?

Click here to see the Event Brochure

Networking opportunities

Networking is a fundamental element of World 2013. Networking events and spaces are crafted to enable you to make important connections across the international ICT community.  From the central OpenSpace relaxation zone at the hub of the event to the exclusive LeaderSpace lounge, from informal coffee breaks to the high-level Speakers Dinner, there is a host of opportunities to meet, discuss and network with influential figures from private, public, regulatory and academic sectors. Or start networking online with the online participant profile page and Mobile App, available from September. For full details see Connecting at http://world2013.itu.int/event/connecting/

Once I have registered how can I upgrade my pass?

To upgrade your pass after you have registered, please send a copy of your original confirmation email along with full details of the upgrade request to  registration.telecom@itu.int.   You will be contacted to process the applicable payment.  Full payment must be received before the upgrade is validated.

What are the assembly/dismantling dates and times?

Assembly 6 days (12 to 17 November inclusive)
Hall access hours:
12 November: 14:00 to 24:00 hrs.
13 to 15 November 08:00 to 24:00 hrs.
16 November: 24hr access
17 November: 8:00 to 20:00 hrs. All stands must be completely constructed, furnished, decorated and with all exhibits in place by 22:00 hrs on 17 November.  After this time the halls must be vacated for cleaning and carpet laying.
Dismantling: 1 day -(23 November)
Hall access hours: These will be communicated to exhibitors, together with full dismantling instructions, prior to event closure on 22 November, when only the removal of hand-carried items will be permitted.

What are the hall access hours?

The hall access hours are as follows:

Showfloor Clients:
8:30 to 19:00 hrs

Attendees:
10:00 to 18:00 hrs

N.B.: On 19 and 22 November access times may differ depending on the protocol and security arrangements on those days.  Information will be communicated to showfloor clients.

What are the hall specifications?

Challenger 1:

Challenger 2:

  • Hall height: 16m
  • Max. construction height: 7m + an additional 2m allowed for hanging banners over the stand area
  • Max. floor load: 2000 kgs

For a complete set of hall specs please see http://www.impact.co.th/userfiles/files/challenger_rr.pdf

What are the onsite registration opening hours?

Onsite registration opening hours are as follows.

16 – 18 and 20 – 21 November 08:30 – 18:00
19 November 07:30 – 18:00
22 November 08:30 – 16:00

What are the showfloor fees?

Please contact participate.telecom@itu.int for all details on the showfloor.

What is included in the rental fee?

Showfloor packages include not only your company’s showfloor rental option, but also a number of services that add value in direct relation to your package option.

Examples of these services include:

Hospitality suites: Meeting facilitation service
Open stands: Dedicated showcase tour
National pavilions: Meet-the-Country
  Exclusive Investment Workshop & Cocktail
Exclusive Ministerial filmed interview
  Media coverage
Event partner: C-level executive speaker/panelist opportunity
  Filmed C-Level executive interview
  Media coverage
  Prime onsite and online branding visibility
All packages include: Complimentary access passes
  Free company profile in the online networking platform
  Engagement via social media sites

Contact participate.telecom@itu.int for further details.

What is ITU Telecom World 2013 and why should my company participate?

ITU Telecom World 2013 is the world’s leading ICT industry gathering for both public and private sectors.  The event brings together senior level decision-makers from across the entire ICT value chain to discuss and debate policies, strategies, models and markets.  It provides a unique opportunity to access and connect with this powerful global ICT community through a series of business networking, exhibition, branding and thought leadership platforms to meet your commercial objectives.

What is the address of the IMPACT venue?

IMPACT’s physical address is:

IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center
99 Popular Road, Banmai Subdistrict, Pakkred District, Nonthaburi 11120
Thailand

Contacts:
Tel:      +66 (0) 2833 4455
Fax:     +66 (0) 2833 4456
info@impact.co.th
www.impact.co.th

For directions, transportation and map, see http://www.impact.co.th/index.php/visitor/direction/en

For freight, please note that shipping instructions will be included in the Online Technical Manual by mid august.

What is the expected attendance and audience profile?

ITU Telecom World events bring together a uniquely comprehensive audience of public and private sector players.  Heads of State and Government from established and developing nations, ministers, policy makers and regulators meet industry CEOs from operators, vendors, service providers and content developers.  We expect an audience of some 7000 participants.

You can see event demographics from our 2012 Dubai event on pages 6 & 7 of the Event Brochure

What is the theme of ITU Telecom World 2013?

Recognizing the current dramatic transformation the ICT industry is undergoing, the main theme of the event is ‘Embracing Change in a Digital World’ Learn more at http://world2013.itu.int/event/forum/

What restaurants are available at the IMPACT venue?

The venue boasts a variety of top restaurants, fast food outlets, food courts and cafés catering to international and local tastes. Please see http://www.impact.co.th/index.php/facilities/restaurants/en for more details.

When and where will ITU Telecom World 2013 take place?

The event will be held from 19 to 22 November 2013 at the IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center
Bangkok, Thailand

Where can I find a list of stand builders in Bangkok?

Suggested stand builders in Bangkok include:

PICO (THAILAND) PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED
Tel: +66 814238493
thanakorn@picothai.com
umbrellabkk@gmail.com
Contact: Mr. Thanakorn Panachaweng
XCON CO., LTD.
Ms.Wilasinee Somprompan
Tel: +66 2275 5312 ext: 204
Ms.Janpen Lueyot
Tel: +66 2275-5312 ext: 201Email: itu2013@xcon.co.th
Fax : +66 22776075
92, 94, 96 Vibhavadee-Rangsit Road, ( Near Suthisam Intersection) Dindaeng,
Dindaeng, Bangkok,
Thailand 10400.

For additional contacts, please search online for “Exhibition Contractors in Bangkok”

Where can I find access pass details and costs?

Access passes options are for the entire event duration, or one-day only. An option to visit the showfloor only will also be available. For full details and costs, please see: http://world2013.itu.int/participate/attend/

Partners, showfloor participants, sponsors and invited guests are entitled to a free quota of access passes

Where can I find information about participation opportunities for ITU Member States and Sector Members?

Contact us on networking.telecom@itu.int or call us at +41 22 730 6783 or +41 22 730 5356
(Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 18:00 CET).

Where can I find information on sponsorship opportunities?

Sponsorship information is available on the Event website at http://world2013.itu.int/participate/sponsor/. We look forward to working with you around your specific event interests and objectives and invite you to contact us to discuss further.

Where can I find more information on Bangkok?

For more details on Bangkok, host city for World 2013,  and on the IMPACT venue, travel and accommodation, please see http://world2013.itu.int/bangkok/getting-there/

Where can I find more information on key benefits for Leaders?

Contact us on networking.telecom@itu.int or call us at +41 22 730 6783 or +41 22 730 5356
(Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 18:00 CET).

As of 19 November, we will be pleased to welcome you onsite at the LeaderSpace inside the Challenger Hall 2.

Where can I find photos of the IMPACT venue?

Where can I find the design/construction regulations?

For the ITU regulations, please contact client-relations@itu.int

For more details on the venue regulations, see http://www.impact.co.th/userfiles/files/challenger_rr.pdf

Where can I find visa information?

For more information on visa requirements, please see http://world2013.itu.int/bangkok/visa-formalities/

Where can I obtain estimates for goods/services for my stand?

For the following venue-exclusive services

  • All Food & Beverage, Catering
  • Cleaning
  • Provision of utilities & telecoms
  • Security staffing and services
  • Traffic management
  • Transport services
  • Emergency medical services
  • Branding and advertising

please contact IMPACT’s Operations Department
Ms. Panicha Kachanon (Service Operation Manager)
Direct line: +66 (0) 2833 5382
Fax: +66 (0) 2833 5140
panichak@impact.co.th
www.impact.co.th

For non-exclusive services

You may choose the stand builder of your choice, or contact the official contractor to be appointed end of July 2013.

XCON CO., LTD.
Ms.Wilasinee Somprompan
Tel: +66 2275 5312 ext: 204
Ms.Janpen Lueyot
Tel: +66 2275-5312 ext: 201Email: itu2013@xcon.co.th
Fax : +66 22776075
92, 94, 96 Vibhavadee-Rangsit Road, ( Near Suthisam Intersection) Dindaeng,
Dindaeng, Bangkok,
Thailand 10400.

For additional contacts, search online for “Exhibition Contractors in Bangkok”

Where can I register ?

On-line: http://world2013.itu.int/participate/attend/

On-site: registration desks on the 2nd floor of the venue, outside the entrance to Challenger Hall 2.

Where can I view the Event Programme?

Where can I view the floor plan?

Contact participate.telecom@itu.int with your required number of m2 and our sales team will provide you with a space proposal. The full floor plan with stand names will be available from the end of August at world2013.itu.int

Who is the onsite official freight handling agency?

The onsite official freight handling agency is:

EAST-WEST Logistics Co., Ltd.
10/1 Soi Farm Watana , Rama 4 Road, Prakhanong, Klongtoey, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Contact Name: Tanyawat Tanyapongpanich (George)   Email: tanyawat@ewl.co.th
Tel : +66 2 712 0130    Mobile: +66 8 1 807 4945    Fax: +66 2 712 0159   www.ewl.co.th