Friday, January 30, 2015

Taiwan to grow MICE venue capacity over next 3 years

News this week: According to Meet Taiwan, Taiwan’s MICE promotion programme organised by the Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT), Taiwan will have more MICE capacity in the next three years with construction taking place in Taipei, Kaohsiung and Taichung.

The additional venue capacity includes the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center which opened in April 2014. The construction of further exhibition space at the Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall will be completed in 2017 and will be able to host a further 5,000 booths. The Taichung Convention and Exhibition Center will have a capacity of more than 3,350 booths, and is expected to be operational in the fourth quarter of 2018.

Meanwhile, various prominent local hotels are also expanding their MICE facilities, with Marriott Taipei to open a convention centre in the second quarter this year. The centre will have a capacity of approximately 2,000 persons. Overall, in 2015, Taiwan is expecting to welcome 12 international conferences and attract several thousand participants.

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