Get Ready For SITEX 2019

SITEX 2019 is here from 28th Nov to 1st Dec at Singapore Expo Hall 5 and 6. This year, with SGTECH, they have revamped the Gaming Zone to be more interactive and inclusive.

Do check out their digital art workshops when you are there. Check out their official website or read the Press Release for more information.

Press Release

EXCITING LINE-UP AWAITS AT SITEX 2019:

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE AT AUGMENTED GAMING ZONE

Singapore, 12 November 2019 – SITEX 2019, Singapore’s only consumer lifestyle IT exhibition, returns from 28 November to 1 December at the Singapore Expo, Halls 5 and 6. With an exciting line-up at the Gaming Zone, this year’s edition is primed to pique the interest of gamers, gaming and technology enthusiasts and digital artists.

Aimed at engaging a wider audience from varying skill levels and ages, the revamped and augmented Gaming Zone will have something for everyone.  With free-to-play gaming experiences ranging from mobile and consoles to arcade classics and esports tournaments, even the little ones can join in the fun. Attendees can also look forward to participating in digital arts workshops offered by the East Asia Institute of Management (EASB).

James Boey, Executive Director of SingEx Exhibitions, said, “The Gaming Zone at SITEX 2019 has been carefully curated to promote inclusivity and provide interactive experiences for visitors from all ages and backgrounds. We want to attract families, avid gamers and designers to enjoy a full spectrum of gaming opportunities and digital art at the exhibition. Through the various new initiatives in place, we are confident that visitors will be thoroughly engaged at this year’s Gaming Zone—a true reflection of SITEX’s longstanding concept of a ‘Digital Playground’.”

“SGTech is committed to bringing tech to the community. Hence, we have revamped the Gaming Zone at SITEX 2019 to be more interactive and inclusive, allowing us to bring gaming closer to the masses. This year’s show also introduces engaging content in the form of digital art workshops. With the updated format of SITEX, we provide a good platform for providers of consumer electronics to connect with consumers in a novel way,” said Wong Wai Meng, Chairman of SGTech.    

A Myriad of Gaming Experiences

Whether you’re a professional gamer or a parent looking for some family-friendly activities during your weekend outings, SITEX 2019 is the place for you. This year’s inclusive Gaming Zone will allow attendees from all walks of life to experience the different types of games that will be on showcase during the four-day event.  

SITEX 2019 have announced an interesting line-up of games that will be available for everyone to engage in at the Gaming Zone’s FreePlay Area.

Leading gaming brand MSI have announced their involvement at the 2019 edition of SITEX. Stand a chance to win some attractive prizes at the MSI Carnival Zone by taking part in the MSI Gaming Triathlon Challenge 2019. Suitable for the young and old, players will face off in three separate 1v1 game challenges randomly drafted out of a pool of 10 games which include golden classics like Tetris and Puzzle Bobble and modern day favourites such as Street Fighter V and the newly released FIFA 20.

For mobile gaming fanatics, get your hands on PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds) Mobile exclusive PUBGM X Vivo Premiums that will only be available at SITEX. In addition, battle it out with a game of PUBG Mobile and experience vivo’s gaming smartphones while you’re at it.

Be transported back in time as the updated Gaming Zone plays host to arcade classics like Columns, Bomberman, Mario Kart, Metal Slug X, and old school “versus” fighting games such as Super Street Fighter II. Traditionalists will be able to enjoy consoles from yesteryear including SEGA Saturn, Nintendo Entertainment System, Neo Geo, and the original PlayStation, among others.

The 2019 edition of SITEX will also look beyond the world of technology to bring together a community of “offline” gamers. Gallant Games, a game store in Singapore, will be participating in the exhibition this year. Avid gamers can expect to meet with like-minded and fellow enthusiasts through the different card and board games that Gallant Games will be bringing in, including popular table top role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons as well as miniature wargames Warhammer 40,000 and Warhammer Age of Sigmar.

Level Up Your Game

Gaming enthusiasts and professional gamers can power up at SITEX 2019 with the latest gaming gadgets and accessories from custom gaming computer company Aftershock PC and home-grown gaming chair company Secretlab.

Dell will also be showcasing their latest Alienware Aurora Desktop R9. The new Alienware Aurora Desktop R9 is an absolute delight for gaming enthusiasts. Strengthening the “Legend” design identity, the aesthetically designed exterior, available in the two variants Lunar Light and Dark Side of the Moon, complements the powerful performance. This latest gaming sensation comes with an unmatched thermal design that is equipped with the innovative PSU swing-arm, allowing airflow through the side vent, thereby efficiently reducing CPU temperatures to ensure a stable performance and higher overclocking—resulting in higher frames per second while gaming. For the uninterrupted and lightning speed gaming experience, the desktop also boasts enhanced network connectivity solutions.

Digital Art Attack

On top of the chance to participate in digital arts workshops, attendees will also be privy to the inaugural Digital Arts and Technology Battle Arena competition. Jointly presented by EASB and SITEX, the competition seeks to attract top talent from Singapore and around the region. EASB and Lionheart Studio are offering over S$380,000 worth of study grants and scholarships at the School of Design, Media & Arts to 30 finalists across three categories: Game Design & Development, Digital Game Prototype; Digital Art Champion and the Ultimate Speed Painter Contest. More details on the competition requirements and guidelines can be found at http://easb.edu.sg/en/sitex-competition.

For more information and updates about SITEX 2019, please visit the official website at http://www.sitex.com.sg/ or the social media pages.

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About SingEx Exhibitions

SingEx Exhibitions is a subsidiary of SingEx Holdings, and is wholly owned by Singapore’s investment company, Temasek Holdings. The company harnesses insights and its strategic networks to organise and manage a series of trade exhibitions and conferences in various industries including automotive, environment, e-commerce and logistics, technology, healthcare and lifestyle. These events aim to connect businesses in Asia and globally, and facilitate business matching with opportunities and knowledge sharing. For more information, please visit www.singex.com.

About SGTECH

SGTech is the premier association for the tech industry in Singapore. Within a rapidly evolving technology landscape, SGTech strives to create an ecosystem that anticipates trends and develops sustainable initiatives to strengthen the community and help the industry grow. SGTech’s close to 1000 members range from innovative start-ups, vibrant small and medium-sized enterprises to top multinational corporations that leverage technology as a core driver of their business.

ANNEX

Aftershock PC

AFTERSHOCK PC, based in Singapore, was founded in 2012 by a team of hardware geeks, avid gamers and IT professionals. Our mission is simple: We deliver the Ultimate Boutique Custom Notebook and PC experience with our combination of bleeding edge hardware, superior craftsmanship, and most importantly an unbeatable warranty package provided by local team, right here in Singapore.

EASB East Asia Institute of Management

East Asia Institute of Management (EASB) is an award-winning private institute of Higher Learning registered with the full 4-year EduTrust certification by the Committee for Private Education. We offer an array of programmes that equip students with industry-relevant skills and enable them to think critically and creatively. Learning in EASB goes beyond theoretical understanding, our lecturers are dedicated to guide students and offer insights into real work scenarios. Students can also benefit from a multicultural environment among classmates. Because in EASB, we believe in creating a place where people, community and education can bring a holistic learning for everyone.

MSI Gaming

As a world leading gaming brand, MSI is the most trusted name in gaming and eSports. We stand by our principles of breakthroughs in design, the pursuit of excellence, and technological innovation. Integrating gamers’ most coveted extreme performance, realistic visuals, authentic sound, precise control and smooth streaming functions into its gaming rigs, MSI frees gamers from tedious trial and error and pushes gaming performance beyond limits. The determination to surpass past achievements has made MSI a ‘True Gaming’ brand with gaming spirit throughout the industry!

Secretlab

Secretlab was established in 2014 with the mission of providing every computer user with a quality yet affordable chair. The solution is simple: Selling top-quality chairs direct—so customers don’t pay for retailers or distributors’ mark-ups, while allowing the company to maintain the best customer and aftercare services. Today, users have upgraded their seating experiences in over 50 countries worldwide—such as Singapore, the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and across Europe and South-east Asia.

Vivo

Vivo is a leading global technology company committed to creating trendsetting smart mobile products and services. We make smartphones with cutting-edge consumer technologies including 5G, AI, mobile photography and next-generation smartphone design accessible to young people and professionals around the world. Vivo has over two hundred million user to date and are one of the preferred brands of young people around the world. As the official smartphone of the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup™ and the title sponsor of the PUBG Mobile Club Open 2019 tournament, vivo believes in the importance of encouraging young people to embrace self-expression and an energetic lifestyle.