School holidays, check. Christmas coming, check. Gift giving time, check.
All the signs are there but seasoned visitors to SITEX, which started yesterday, noted that the event was a little quieter than normal — and we’re not talking about noise level.
Missing from the run up to the show are thick supplements that used to appear in the dailies earlier in the week and on the opening day of the event. Digital Life did run a 10-page supplement on SITEX but this pales in comparison to past years and past events. Other than that, only a smattering of vendors did mention SITEX in their ads in the main paper.
Is Singapore suffering from IT show fatigue? Or is this just a sign of the economy?