Singapore, 27 August 2014 - COMEX, Singapore’s biggest IT and Consumer Electronics Exhibition, opens tomorrow at Suntec Singapore, levels 4 to 6, from 28 to 31 August 2014, 12.00 to 9.00pm.
It is organised by Exhibits Inc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sphere Exhibits, which is the events and exhibitions arm of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH).
To mark its 20th anniversary, this year's show will present a new concept, with exciting highlights such as the Tech Fashion Show, Tech Showcase, Booth Babes Contests, The Stage and Gamers’ Hub, for visitors to experience.
As part of the celebrations, visitors can enjoy exclusive deals at COMEX by using special coupons published in The Straits Times, The New Paper and Lianhe Zaobao during the four exhibition days at the respective participating exhibitors' booths. The first three coupons can be found in The Straits Times on 28 August 2014.
Xbox One Promotion
The Xbox One Console will be available for pre-orders at booth #8251. The first 350 readers to present the cut-out coupon with the original sales receipt of the Xbox One “Launch Console” or “Launch Kinect” will receive a “Need for Speed: Rivals" (for Xbox One) game worth $84.90.
PlayStation 4 Promotion
Readers who are looking to purchase a new PS4TM console (standalone model, black colour only) will be able to enjoy a trade-in discount of $100 when they trade in their older generation PlayStation consoles. This promotion is available to the first 100 readers who present the cut-out coupon at booth #8255.
MyRepublic is offering a special deal for readers who are looking to sign up for a new broadband subscription. Those who present the cut-out coupon at the MyRepublic's booth can choose to receive one of three gifts when they sign up for 24 months of 1Gbps ULTRA or 1Gbps Gamer ULTRA fibre broadband. The gifts available for selection are the Xiaomi Redmi 1S, the Samsung Tab 3 7.0 (Wi-Fi) or a $100 voucher for purchase of handsets from MyRepublic’s appointed dealers. This promotion is available while stocks last.
The coupons for the above promotions can be found in The Straits Times on 28 August 2014.
Sony Z Series Smartphone and Tablet Promotion
Readers who are interested in purchasing a new smartphone or tablet can enjoy an additional $80 off on top of current promotions for the Sony Z series smartphone and tablet. Models available are the Xperia Z1, Xperia Z1 Compact, Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z2 Tablet. This promotion is limited to the first 125 redemptions with the cut-out coupon at booth #8255. The coupon will be published in The New Paper on 29 August 2014.Mobot Electric Glider, Ecovacs Deebot D77 and Ecovacs Winbot PromotionLianhe Zaobao readers can enjoy large savings for Mobot and Ecovacs products. Items on discount are the Mobot Electric Glider, Ecovacs Deebot D77 and Ecovacs Winbot. This promotion is available for the first 20 coupon redemptions for each product at booth #6405. The coupon will be published in Lianhe Zaobao on 30 and 31 August 2014.
A $50 Airbnb voucher and an exclusive Airbnb tote bag will be up for grabs for the first 100 readers who present the cut-out coupon and sign up for an Airbnb account at booth #8310. The coupon can be found in The Straits Times on 31 August 2014.
In addition to the above coupon promotions, there will be other brands offering attractive discounts during the four days of COMEX. These brands include Acer, which is giving a discount of up to $200 off selected laptops; Asus, which is offering a promotion of $100 off and a free 3-years warranty upgrade for selected laptop models; EpiCenter, which is offering up to 60% off accessories; Samsung which is providing a gift with purchase of selected TV models, and Jawbone, which is giving a discount of $90 for its UP by Jawbone fitness tracker.
Visitors are not the only ones who should keep an eye out for great deals in COMEX. Exhibitors are also looking forward to the new offerings on show during COMEX’s 20th anniversary.
Ms Mindy Tan, CEO of Newstead Technologies said: ““Newstead Technologies has participated in COMEX for more than a decade, it is an important event on our calendar. It continues to be an excellent sales and branding platform for the brands we represent. This year, we are going even bigger, taking up six booths including brands like Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo, Microsoft, nübox and Samsung. We are excited about the new activities lined up for COMEX visitors. It is important for the organisers to look for novel ways to attract more visitors. Congratulations on COMEX’s 20th anniversary and we wish COMEX great success for more years to come.”
Mr Eric Ng, Head of Marketing, Exhibits Inc, said :“We are excited to roll out a new concept for COMEX 2014 in celebration of the show’s 20th anniversary. The new event concept will appeal to all tech enthusiasts, young and old, with the latest gadgets and product launches and demonstrations on show. I would also like to extend my heartfelt thanks to our advertisers, exhibitors and partners whose unstinting support have contributed to the success of COMEX 2014 throughout these years."
For more information such as show details, exhibitors’ profiles and great deals offered at COMEX 2014, visit www.comexshow.com.sg or like the COMEX Facebook page www.fb.com/ComexITShow.
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