IT 2004 gets over- whelming response

DQW Bureau
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The Ahmedabad Computer Merchants Association (ACMA) organi-sed its annual IT

show 2004 on Sep 17, 2004. Narendra Modi, Gujarat, CM inaugurated the event. The

state government announced the 'e-gramin' project wherein 18,000 villages

are to be interconnected.

The key highlight of the event was its Wi-Fi zone enabled by Rashi

Peri-pherals using Compex solutions. "We converted all exhibition area and

stalls into Wi-Fi zone where participants can access Internet through wireless

and visitors could also walk around with Wi-Fi notebooks and can get access to

Internet," said Sanjay Agarwal, Business Manager-Compex, Rashi Peripherals.

The event received a healthy participation and all its 129 stalls, priced at

Rs 11,000 each, were booked. According to Sanjay Tayal of Emerald Infocom, the

event attracted 1.5 lakh visitors. Pace Computers got 5,000 visitors to its

stall during the two and half day event and sold six laptops.

Vinita Bhatia