Minister of Industry and Commerce opens Gulf Internet Week 2010
The Gulf Internet Week 2010 was launched by H.E. Dr. Hassan Abdulla Fakhro, the Minister of Industry and Commerce, putting a spotlight on "Social Networks: Unlimited Communications", the event commenced on Thursday 2nd of December 2010 at Bahrain City Centre at 11:15 a.m. which the minister has honored and recognized the sponsors effort which are: VIVA, Bahrain City Centre, Al Nadeem, Eehaa Graphics, Onyx Production, Layla Fakhro Community Development Society and the organizers which are: Bahrain Internet Society (BIS), Bahrain ICT Suppliers trade Association (BISTA), Kuwait Internet Association.
The awareness activities continued at Bahrain City Centre on the second and final day. There was a high level of interaction with the topic of the week due to its importance in society nowadays.
Such mutual involvement between the commercial and literature would always result in a very pleasant and eager society to gain knowledge and broaden their thoughts and ways of thinking.
The exhibition stand includes a presentation dealt with the following topics: the definition of social networks; social network types, criteria of measuring success, positive methods to take advantage from and focusing on the most important uses in the scope of eBusiness particuallry in the fields of marketing and promotion as well as the means of security and safety during usage.
Moreover, the distinguished member of Bahrain ICT Suppliers Trade Association (BISTA) Mr. Ahmed Al Hujairi had ensured the importance of the Gulf Internet Week 2010 event is an expansion to the continues collaboration among the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Bahrain Internet Society and Kuwait Internet Association.
Mr. Ahmed had also ensured that the collaboration of the Bahrain ICT Trade Association (BISTA) is important to further ensure the support of such activities which aim to raise the social awareness in the field of social networks which became one of the most important mean of new technology.