Bangladesh participated in the easyFairs IT–MASSOR Stockholm held from March 16-17, 2011 at Stockholm, Sweden. BASIS in collaboration with Export Promotion Bureau participated in the expo. Eight companies participated as exhibitor while six other companies participated as visitor. The participating companies are: BITS Solutions Ltd, Business Automation Ltd.,CACTS Limited, CORPORATE IT LIMITED, Ethics Advance Technology Ltd, IBCS-PRIMAX Software (Bangladesh) Ltd, Information Engineers and Consultants Bangladesh Ltd and The Databiz Software Ltd. The visiting companies are- Aprosoft Consulting and Training Corp Ltd., Deshmati Company Ltd, DPC –Information Technology Centre Limited, e-soft, Mazumder IT Ltd. and Upload Yourself Systems Ltd. This is for the first time that the BASIS has participated any IT Fair in Sweden. Hundreds of organizations participated in different zones like Business IT, Telecom and Mobility, IT Security, IT infrastructure, Internet expo and digital marketing.
Through participating this fair, participants are expecting to open up a window of opportunity for future prospect in Sweden as well as in other European market. This expo can also enable them to increase the export and create a good image in global IT market.
A networking session was held in Bangladeshi embassy in Stockholm later on 18th March, 2011. Besides the BASIS members, representatives from Swedish IT Companies, Journalists and high officials the Bangladesh embassy in Sweden were also present at the networking session. Vice president of BASIS Ms. Farhana A Rahman and Director of BASIS Mr. Sheikh Kabir Ahmed led the BASIS delegation. On behalf of Export Promotion Bureau, Mr. Akhtaruzzaman Khan Kabir, Director (Fair) was present in the fair as a pavilion director.