Friday, May 09, 2014

First international boat show to open at KEC

News this week: The inaugural edition of Taiwan International Boat Show launched at the recently opened Kaohsiung Exhibition Center (KEC) running from 8th to 11th May 2014. A total of 168 manufacturers and suppliers occupied more than 860 booths and featured in excess of 60 yachts at the four-day show.

The new show is jointly organised by the Bureau of Foreign Trade and Kaohsiung City Government. It is implemented by Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and held under the auspices of Taiwan Yacht Industry Association (TYIA).

The show featured high-end luxury yachts, peripherals, components and equipment. It is reportedly the only indoor boutique yacht exhibition in Asia, some 40 yachts, sailboats and power-driven boats were showcased indoors in the KEC’s column-free North Hall. The organisers expect more than 30,000 visitors to attend the four-day show.

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