- Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS)
Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) is the apex trade organization of the software and IT service industry of Bangladesh. It is mostly known with the acronym 'BASIS'. BASIS was established in 1997 with a view to boosting further progress of software & IT industry of the country. During its formation, there were only 17 charter members of BASIS. Currently, its total members are more than 597. Country's most of the known software & IT related companies or industries are member of this organization.
BASIS is run by nine (9) members of Board of Directors elected, for two-year, by the direct voting of its members. The Board of Directors has the total responsibility for running the commerce of BASIS and fixing policy guidelines for its secretariat. Besides, it has Ten Standing Committees made up of the members who are experts in relevant areas. In addition, the organization has a steady secretariat delivering various services to its members, and carrying out programs & activities in different areas. BASIS' current President is Mr. Shameem Ahsan, elected for the session (2014-2016).
Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) has close links with many national and international organizations/agencies which helping the association for advancing Software and IT related programs and activities in Home and abroad. BASIS has been cooperatively working with the Bangladesh Government to create an industry friendly policy environment in the country. Since 2003, as a part of software & IT development activities, BASIS organizes the biggest software and ITES (Information Technology Enabled Service) exposition in the country known as BASIS SOFTEXPO.
Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS):
BDBL Bhaban (5th Floor - West), 12 Kawran Bazar, Dhaka -1215
Phone: +880 2 8151196; 8144708-09, +880 96 123 BASIS(22747)
Fax: +880 2 8151197
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