The first-ever pan-Asian internet entrepreneur conference Open Web Asia took place on October 14 in Seoul, Korea. It was very well-attended with people from many countries, such as Taiwan, China, Japan, Singapore, and Korea. There were many surprises, from the high standard of dress in the audience, many suits and ties and almost no jeans and t-shirts, to the extremely high quality of expertise of the speakers and panelists.
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