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COMEX returns with Esports Festival Asia, Huawei Nova 5T smartphone and TVB stars

Consumers can expect the hottest deals, latest gadgets and plenty of fun activities at the annual consumer tech show

 

Singapore, 2 September 2019 – COMEX 2019, Singapore’s largest IT and consumer technology exhibition, is back with the launch of Huawei’s Nova 5T smartphone, exciting esports tournaments at the Esports Festival Asia, meet-and-greet sessions with Hong Kong TVB stars as well as the inaugural Singapore Photography Festival.

 

Organised by Exhibits Inc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sphere Exhibits, the events arm of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), the four-day exhibition will be held at Suntec Convention Centre Singapore, Levels 3, 4 & 6, from 5 to 8 September 2019.

 

Launch of Huawei Nova 5T

Huawei’s highly anticipated Nova 5T is making its Singapore debut at Esports Festival Asia (EFA) 2019 for visitors to get their first hands-on experience with the smartphone. With Huawei’s signature SuperCharge quick charging feature and industry-leading GPU Turbo 3.0 – a hardware-software integrated graphic processing acceleration technology – the Nova 5T provides a full-frame gaming experience and reduces latency for slicker gameplay. The smartphone is expected to hit local retail shelves from 14 September 2019, while pricing details will be released on 5 September 2019 on the first day of Esports Festival Asia. 

 

For more information on the Nova 5T, visit https://consumer.huawei.com/sg/.

 

“Sure Win Instant Lucky Dip”

Besides exclusive offers on TVs, notebooks, tablets, desktops, gaming peripherals and more, visitors can also enter the ‘Sure Win Instant Lucky Dip’ contest for a chance to win up to $500,000 worth of prizes and vouchers. Top prizes include a Samsung 50-inch UHD TV worth S$1,399, Mobot e-scooter worth S$899, iRobot Roomba 670 worth S$798 and Creative SXFI Air headphone worth S$219. All visitors can participate and they do not need to make any purchases to win.

 

Esports Festival Asia (EFA)

With esports due to make its first appearance as a medal event at the upcoming Southeast Asian Games this year, Sphere Exhibits aims to introduce esports to casual gamers and consumers by bringing gaming tournaments to the masses at COMEX 2019, and is investing S$1 million into EFA. Winners at the esports tournaments held in EFA stand to win more than S$35,000 in cash prizes.

 

At EFA, consumers can expect the following four tournaments:

●        Grand Finals of EFA’s homegrown tournament, Asia Champions Esports (ACE) League

●        Regional qualifier of eXTREMESLAND CS:GO Asia Open 2019

●        First Singapore qualifier for the China Mobile Esports League (CMEL)

●        Regional finals of Female Esports League (FSL)

 

A new mobile multiplayer online battle arena game, Arena of Glory (AOG), will also be unveiled at EFA on the first day of COMEX on 5 September. Players will have to form a team of five and take down the opposing team’s base to be victorious. Visitors can watch the competitive showcase of AOG at Level 6, Hall 605, booth E3-08 from 2pm to 3pm on 5 and 6 September.

 

TVB stars meet-and-greet

Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB) celebrities Grace Chan, Katy Kung and Shaun Tam will meet fans on 6 and 7 September for their first joint meet-and-greet session in Singapore. They will also be hosting interactive games for fans where 10 prizes amounting to $2,430 are up for grabs. 10 lucky winners can look forward to taking home either a Samsung Galaxy Watch Active worth $318 or a Samsung Galaxy Fit worth $168.

 

The celebrity trio will be at Hall 601, Booth 6458 on 6 September, from 6pm to 7pm and on 7 September, from 1pm to 2pm. Fans can also catch Shaun playing with local professional esports players in two games, Counter Strike: Global Offense (CS:GO) and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) at the following timings: 

 

        6 September, 7pm – CS:GO match with Leslie “Bobosaur” Soen, a professional CS:GO player who has consistently been placed in the top 10 for various regional CS:GO competitions

●        7 September, 2pm – PUBG match with Justin “0Eris0” Koh, a local esports shoutcaster of 3 years who has covered games such as CS:GO, PUBG and Vainglory

 

 

Singapore Photography Festival (SPF)

The Singapore Photographic and Digital Imaging Trade Association (SPDA) will be organising its first Singapore Photography Festival at COMEX 2019, to attract photography professionals and enthusiasts to attend the show. Over 50 winning photographs from the Singapore Photography Award & World Photographic Cup 2019 will be displayed in a photo gallery at The Summit in Level 3. Attendees can participate in 8 photography seminars led by award-winning professional photographers, and look forward to Photogenie Shoot-outs with 12 models for photo shooting sessions. 


For more information on the seminars and Photogenie shoot timings, visit https://www.comexitshow.com.sg/singapore-photography-festival-2019/.

 

Hero Products

Apart from the esports and photography festivals, visitors can look forward to getting their hands on this year’s hero products from top brands including Sennheiser, Fujifilm, Creative, Alcatroz, Armaggeddon and SonicGear. Hero products with up to 50% discount will be rolled out on COMEX’s website and Facebook page at 11am from 5 to 8 September. Visitors can refer to the following sites for more information:

●        https://www.comexitshow.com.sg/

●        https://www.facebook.com/ComexITShow/

 

Spend & Redeem and Purchase-with-Purchase

Visitors who spend more than $500 in a single or maximum of 3 combined receipts can redeem a set of Sennheiser MX170 earphones while stocks last, and a minimum spend of $250 in a single or maximum of 3 combined receipts gives visitors a Purchase-with-Purchase deal for selected tech products at up to half price.

 

Trade-in and repair services

Visitors can also trade-in or repair old devices such as PCs, notebooks, tablets, smartphones and Apple products at Level 6, Halls 603 – 604. Gaming consoles, handheld portables and games can be traded-in for COMEX 2019 vouchers at Hall 601.For more information, visit https://www.comexitshow.com.sg/tradein/.

 

Mr Chua Wee Phong, Chairman of Sphere Exhibits, said: “COMEX has grown in scale and offerings up to its 25th edition today, and has consistently attracted a strong crowd of more than 500,000 visitors each year. We are proud to work with sponsors, partners and exhibitors who are committed to exploring new and creative ways to engage with consumers. With the inaugural Esports Festival Asia (EFA) taking place in COMEX 2019, we look forward to hosting the region’s professional esports players and welcoming tech enthusiasts to Singapore’s largest tech exhibition.” 

 

Esports Tournaments


Asia Champions Esports (ACE) League

With a combined prize pool of over S$20,000, the inaugural ACE League - comprising popular games Mobile Legends, PUBG Mobile and DOTA Underlords - is set to make waves in the local scene. The top players of the respective games will duke it out at the ACE League Grand Finals in EFA.

 

Official Website: https://aceleague.asia/

Official Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/aceleague/

 

eXTREMESLAND CS:GO Asia Open 2019

 

eXTREMESLAND CS:GO Asia Open returns for the fourth year running. The regional qualifier will be held at EFA, where the winning team will move on to compete in the finals in Shanghai, China.

    

Official Website: http://www.extremesland.com/

Official Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/extremesland/

Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/eXTREMESLAND

 

China Mobile Esports League (CMEL) - League of Legends (LoL)

Hosted by Datang Network, the CMEL was officially launched on 6 August 2018. Its inaugural Singapore qualifier for the LoL game will be held at EFA. Subsequently, the winning team will move on to represent Singapore and compete in the CMEL finals held in Chongqing, China.

 

Female Esports League (FSL)

FSL is Southeast Asia's premier female gaming circuit which provides a platform for female gamers to engage, empower and elevate each other in order to create a path towards female representation in the top tier of esports.

    

FSL will be holding the Grand Finals for Arena of Valor and League of Legends in EFA, where the top players of each game will battle it out for the total prize pool of $2,500 per title.

    

Official Facebook Page (Mobile): https://www.facebook.com/FSLMobileGames

Official Facebook Page (LoL): https://www.facebook.com/FSLLoL/

 

Visitor Activities

Aside from the mainstage events, visitors also get to sign up with their friends for community matches. Winners of these casual tournaments stand to win discount vouchers and gaming gear bargains. 

Gaming Deals

Visitors can get the latest gaming rigs and gears at exclusive show prices and grab hourly special buys at EFA sale booths.

 

Dates & Times


COMEX 2019

Dates: 5 - 8 September 2019

Time: Level 3, 11am to 9pm, Level 4 & 6, 12pm to 9pm

Location: Suntec Convention Centre Singapore, Level 3, 4 & 6

 

Esports Festival Asia (EFA) 2019

Dates: 5 - 8 September 2019

Time: 12pm to 9pm

Location: Hall 605, Suntec Convention Centre Singapore

 

Tournaments @ Suntec Convention Centre, Level 6, Hall 605

 

5 September 2019
eXTREMESLAND CS:GO Regional Qualifier
China Mobile Esports League (CMEL) League of Legends (LoL) Singapore Qualifier

Female Esports League (FSL) Arena of Valor Elite

 

6 September 2019

eXTREMESLAND CS:GO Regional Qualifier

China Mobile Esports League (CMEL) League of Legends (LoL) Singapore Qualifier

Female Esports League (FSL) Arena of Valor Elite

 

7 September 2019

Asia Champions Esports (ACE) League

eXTREMESLAND CS:GO Regional Qualifier

China Mobile Esports League (CMEL) League of Legends (LoL) Singapore Qualifier

Female Esports League (FSL) League of Legends Elite

 

8 September 2019

Asia Champions Esports (ACE) League

eXTREMESLAND CS:GO Regional Qualifier

China Mobile Esports League (CMEL) League of Legends (LoL) Singapore Qualifier

Female Esports League (FSL) League of Legends Elite

 

Photogenies Shootout

Dates: 5 - 8 September 2019

Time: (Specific) https://www.comexitshow.com.sg/singapore-photography-festival-2019/

Location: Suntec Convention Centre Singapore, Level 3 , The Summit

 

TVB stars meet-and-greet

Dates and times:

6 September, 6pm to 7pm
7 September, 1pm to 2pm

Location: Suntec Convention Centre Singapore, Level 6, Hall 601, Booth 6458

 

Issued by Sphere Exhibits Pte Ltd

Co. Registration. No. 199900616C

 

For more information, please contact:

 

Estee Cheng

Account Manager

Gloo PR

Email: estee@gloopr.biz

 

Kristin Chia

Senior Marketing Executive

Exhibits Inc Pte Ltd

DID: 6319 1560

Email: ckristin@sph.com.sg

 

Andrew Lum

Assistant Manager

Corporate Communications & CSR

Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

DID: 6319 1982

Email: alum@sph.com.sg

 

About Sphere Exhibits Pte Ltd
A wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), Sphere Exhibits, which stands for “SPH Events, Roadshows and Exhibitions”, aims to be the leading events company catering to a diverse mix of trade and consumer clientele.

 

Backed by a committed and experienced team of professionals and SPH’s comprehensive range of media platforms, Sphere Exhibits’ shows, events and exhibitions centre on unique concepts that attract local audiences and regional participants. Among the Sphere Exhibits events are Malaysia International Food & Beverage Trade Fair, Singapore Gifts & Premiums Fair, Franchising & Licensing Asia, COMEX & IT Show, World Food Fair, Food & Beverage Fair, Beerfest Asia, Asian Masters, Facilities Management Solutions Expo, Digital Architect Asia, and BuildTech Asia.

 

Leveraging on its expertise in event conceptualization, planning and execution, Sphere Exhibits delivers memorable and quality events that meet the objectives of its clientele and partners.