Global tech event for public and private sectors - connecting the international ICT community for 50 years

Update: ITU Digital World 2020 will now take place as an online experience in October 2020. ITU Digital World 2021 will be back in its usual form in Ha Noi Viet Nam in Q4 2021.

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ITU ONLINE FORUM AND EXHIBITION 2020 Virtual Digital world 2020 Find out more 20 - 22 October, 2020 Building the digital world. Together. The global virtual tech event for governments, industry and SMEs.
Join ICT minsters, regulators and tech experts for three days of online showcasing, debate and knowledge-sharing on the key issues shaping the digital economy at this critical time. Co-organized by ITU and Viet Nam's Ministry of Information and Communication, this exciting programme will set the framework for our next physical event, ITU Digital World 2021, taking place in Ha Noi, Viet Nam, in Q4 2021.

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ITU Digital World 2020 SME Virtual Awards

Seeking sustainable tech SME solutions with real social impact for our online event.

Application deadline: 5 Oct.
Pitching & Awards Ceremony: 30 Nov. - 7 Dec.

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ITU Digital World 2021 is our next physical ITU Telecom event, taking place in Ha Noi, Viet Nam, in Q4 2021 - with a full agenda of exhibition, debates and networking.

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How to take part in our 2021 event


Your country, organisation, tech SME or innovative solution on our global platform.


Your brand and message at the heart of the international ICT community.


Expert speakers, industry and government leaders, world class debate.


The connections that matter between nations, organisations, ideas and individuals.

SME focus

Supporting tech SMEs across the world – through exhibition workstations, workshops, debates and targeted networking.

The ITU Digital World Awards 2021

Recognising the best in
innovative tech solutions with social impact
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ITU Digital World 2020 - Digital World Awards

2019 highlights




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sessions and key event moments


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What they said

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