The first-ever Mobile Congress Bangladesh (MCB) will be held at International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) in the city from September 29 to October 1.
The Association of Mobile Telecom Operators of Bangladesh (AMTOB) and RedCarpet365 Ltd will jointly organise the MCB.
AMTOB Secretary General Brig Gen S M Farhad (Retd) Redcarpet365 Ltd CEO Ahmed Imtiaz signed a strategic alliance agreement on Sunday and briefed the importance of the MCB.
The Mobile Congress Bangladesh will highlight the recent development and broaden the future scope of Bangladesh’s mobile and telecommunication industry.
The event is designed with an exhibition, seminar, conference, forum and award show, said a media release.
Farhad said with over 183.38 million (April 2022) mobile phone subscribers and 113.21 million (April 2022) mobile internet users of Bangladesh show perfect examples of being digital.
He said the growth drivers are indicating that by 2023 the market size will be $5.08 billion. “So, this is the time to grab the opportunity to highlight the strength of these industries to the World and Mobile Congress Bangladesh (MCB) will be the perfect platform for that.”
Ahmed said Bangladesh’s mobile handset and telecommunication industry is moving ahead. “To keep in competition with the rest of the world we need to promote “MADE IN BANGLADESH” campaign.”
He said leading international mobile brands Samsung, Nokia, Vivo, Xiaomi and Oppo have already set up factories in the country. “We believe Mobile Congress Bangladesh (MCB) will play an important role for Bangladesh to attain about $12 billion investment by 2023.”
AMTOB Head of Operations M Azmat Khan said they will have a series of seminars, fireside chat, panel discussions and conferences on the mobile and telecom industry named as "MCB Talk".