2022 Taipei AMPA series - Taipei International Automobile & Motorcycle Parts & Accessories Show (Taipei AMPA) and Taipei International Automobile Electronics Show (Autotronics Taipei), the four-day physical exhibition, ended today (23). The shows attracted visitors from the automobile and motorcycle parts and accessories, electronics, and communication industries. Financial and venture capitalists came to explore investment targets, while hotel and construction companies also visited the shows, which also helped the ESG-implementing companies obtain more business opportunities.
TAITRA said that 560 exhibitors used 1,300 booths in this year’s physical exhibition presented in a hybrid method, continuing to reflect the trend of the auto parts industry by injecting the elements of “CASE - Connected, Autonomous, Shared, and Electric.” An intelligent products demonstration was also included. Jet Optoelectronics Co., Ltd. presented a variety of rear-seat, in-car entertainment systems for export to Europe and the U.S., focusing on high-definition and large touch screens; Chroma ATE Inc. exhibited a series of electric vehicle testing systems with various MIT systems to meet the needs of different customers of electric vehicle parts.
At the same time, Taiwan Brake Technology Corp., a brake pads manufacturer, displayed its latest products in the auto parts area. Yang Min Enterprise displayed its race cars, which are equipped with their own, company made springs, presenting the diversity of the Taipei AMPA show.
The organizer had planned activities such as a live tour, theme guide, and new product launch and display, increasing the exposure of exhibitors’ products both at home and abroad, and greatly enhancing business opportunities. Through TAITRA, more than 60 overseas units worldwide invited overseas buyers to visit the show online, and successfully connected with 68 video procurement and consultation meetings. Through videotelephony marketing, exhibitors and foreign buyers can have interactive communication opportunities that break through the boundary restriction, winning the praise of exhibitors and expanding business opportunities.
The “International Forum on Connected Car and Electric Vehicle Trends” is one of the most anticipated events during the 2022 Taipei AMPA. The event invited representatives from NVIDIA, Delta Electronics, Taiwan Telematics Industry Association, and Taiwan Association of Green Energy Transition of information and communication and automotive electronics industry to share intelligent vehicles’ challenges and future development trends, the direction of vehicle electrification, the business opportunities of electric vehicle charging facilities, and how to connect with the practice. The event was filled with enthusiastic exchanges.
The “Celebrity Sharing” is a limited-edition event with the theme of electric vehicle. It features two market experts who shared their knowledge on electric vehicle test drives and maintenance. The “KOLs Show You The Trend” was divided into five themed tours, which provided participants with more in-depth industry information through professional settings and explanations, and were well received. TAITRA said that Taipei AMPA is an excellent platform for the industry to exchange ideas and provides participants with an understanding of international trends and market trends.
Two events worth mentioning are “AMPA JumpStart” and “AMPA ESG Achievement,” tied to innovation and sustainability concepts of global interest. AMPA JumpStart brought together start-up companies from Israel, Canada, China, and Taiwan to share trending technologies through videos, and successfully matched 10 procurement and consultation meetings.
The AMPA ESG Achievement is the first green mark of TAITRA to respond to global sustainable development issues. This year, the AMPA ESG Achievement was held for the first time by 16 exhibitors, and was well received. Zealio Electronics Co., Ltd. even mentioned that nowadays, international companies often require ESG-related clauses in their procurement agreements, and obtaining the AMPA ESG Achievement mark will be helpful in future negotiations.
The organizer expects that this kind of activity will help the companies who implement ESG get more business opportunities and encourage more companies to invest in ESG sustainability. Another highlight was the “AMR-AI-PJ-UVGI Robot” that kept touring the show floor during the exhibition period, thanks to a strategic cooperation between the organizer and Micro-Star International Co to provide a safe and secure exhibition environment.
AMPA DigitalGo, a new digital value-added marketing solution, was launched to help online exhibitors reach global buyers and visitors across borders. In addition to strengthening the international business matching, the exhibition successfully conducted nearly 50 procurement and consultation meetings through the TTS Match two-way matching platform. The exhibitors, Ysolar Co., Ltd. and Auto State Industrial Co., Ltd, said that the online exhibition had increased the opportunity to communicate with buyers and was able to match with foreign buyers on the platform. They were satisfied with the exhibition results. AMPA DigitalGo online exhibition continues until April 24. Welcome to visit the exhibition online.
Taipei AMPA series is a robust exhibition platform for Taiwan companies to promote their products to the world and an essential indicator for global industry players to observe the trends in the auto parts industry. The next Taipei AMPA is to be held at the Nangang Exhibition Center, Hall 1 from April 12 to 15, 2023. We welcome you to register for the show, visit our website and fan page for the latest news, and check out the photos and videos of this year’s event.
On December 19, MEET TAIWAN hosted a Sustainable MICE, Taking Strides Towards Net Zero sharing event. This event showcased the significant strides Taiwan has taken in sustainability and carbon reduction efforts over the past year, achieved through guidance and incentive measures in partnership with MICE stakeholders.To encourage international business travelers to extend their stays in Taiwan, the International Trade Administration (TITA) and the Taiwan Tourism Administration (TTA) collaborated to produce a travel incentive program. Scheduled to begin in 2024, the program will offer travel subsidies of up to NT$2,000 (approximately US$ 65) per person per visit and a maximum of NT$500,000 (approximately US$ 16,000) per event, aiming to promote the development of Taiwan's MICE and tourism industries.This year, MEET TAIWAN also launched a MICE carbon footprint calculator to assist organizers and exhibitors with quickly estimating carbon emissions of their events. The convention and exhibition Product Category Rules (PCR) were also established, paving the way for organizers of Taiwanese MICE activities to pursue ISO 14067 certification starting next year. With support from the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), 25 MICE industry entities successfully reduced their carbon emissions by 148 tons, averaging a 70% reduction.The event featured a certification ceremony for companies that have achieved international standards, plus the MICE Sustainability Awards. A highlight of the year was the collaboration between TITA and SEMI Taiwan, where the canvas used for a large banner at SEMICON Taiwan 2023 was recycled into reusable lunch bags and donated to students in disadvantaged communities, demonstrating an exemplary standard of sustainability and friendliness.Looking ahead, MEET TAIWAN will continue to support Taiwan's MICE industry in its pursuit of sustainable development and in enhancing its international competitiveness.
The 2023 Sustainable MICE Awards, organized by the International Trade Administration, Ministry of Economic Affairs, encourages Taiwan's MICE industry to practice sustainable ESG concepts and reduce carbon emissions to achieve sustainability goals.The Sustainable MICE Award for SDG Implementation recognizes MICE companies that have innovative approaches to implementing sustainable development goals in the areas of environment, society, and economy.The Sustainable MICE Award for Carbon Emission Reduction recognizes innovative and replicable practices of carbon emission reduction during events organized by MICE companies and NGOs.This year, a total of 35 projects vied for an award; after a two-month review by a professional judging panel, the top three of each award and several best practices were selected.Notably, there were 27 projects entered in the Carbon Emission Reduction category this year. To encourage continuous improvement of MICE industry participants regarding sustainable actions and innovative practices, the judging panel decided to increase the category's number of best practice awards. Consequently, there were a total of 6 best practices for Carbon Emission Reduction this year.The Sustainable MICE Award winners for this year are:Sustainable MICE Award—SDG ImplementationWinners1ST PlaceICC Tainan Green Year, ICC Tainan Co., Ltd.2ND PlaceInterplan 3D Configurator, Interplan International Corp.3RD PlaceISO 20121 implementation across events, arTecture Co., LBest Practice【The Sustainable Development Vision Project】, Round Table Professional Conference OrganizerBest PracticeOYA_Low Carbon Solution, O,YA MARKETING SOLUTION & INTERIOR DESIGN CO., LTD.Sustainable MICE Award—Carbon Emission ReductionWinners1ST PlaceHaoFun_Sustainable Tourism Expo, Golocalday Ltd.2ND PlaceWorld Earth Day & World Reading Day Events, Buddha's Light International Association Chung Hua3RD PlaceSDGs Asia 2023, Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy (TAISE)Best PracticeDigiAsia 2022, Taipei Association of Advertising Agencies (TAAA)Best PracticeAsia Pride Games Taipei 2022 & Sports and Equal Rights Conference, Taiwan Gay Sports & Movement AssociationBest PracticeSDGs Asia 2023-"GILDAN Sustainable Clothing Showcase Pavilion", ArtDoor Creative Co., Ltd.Best Practice2023 42nd Young Designers’ Exhibition (YODEX), Taiwan Design Research InstituteBest PracticeSustainable Taiwan Expo 2022, Intercon Convention Management Co., Ltd.Best PracticeTaiwan Smart Agriweek 2023 & Taiwan International Ocean and Fisheries Industry Show 2023, MY Exhibition Co., Ltd.To congratulate all of the Sustainable MICE Award winners, a press conference and awards ceremony has been held on December 19, 2023, at the Taipei International Convention Center. Presenting the awards will be the Ministry of Economic Affairs' International Trade Administration Director General.
The Asian Federation of Exhibition & Convention Associations (AFECA) recently held its 2023 annual assembly in Bangkok, Thailand. Taiwan was represented by Chiu Hui-Li, president of the Taiwan Exhibition and Convention Association (TECA), and Director Yang Chia-Hsien of the Taiwan International Trade Administration (TITA) of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA). Members of the Taiwan delegation included representatives from Chan Chao, K&A International, and the Kaohsiung Global MICE Association, who shared insights into MICE trends in Taiwan and introduced Taiwan's MICE industry through videos. Director Yang of the International Trade Administration emphasized that Taiwan's MICE activities are highly competitive internationally and welcomed exhibitors and attendees from around the world to participate in Taiwan's MICE events.TECA President Chiu Hui-Li, who is also deputy secretary-general of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), pointed out that in recent years several new exhibition centers have been and will be ready, including the International Convention Center Tainan, Taoyuan Convention and Exhibition Center, and Taichung Convention and Exhibition Center. With support of local governments, these developments are expected to bring in new business opportunities for Taiwan's MICE industry.During this AFECA assembly, the Deputy Secretary-General of the Office of the Prime Minister of Thailand, together with the AFECA Chairman, presented the AFECA Leadership Recognition Award to three AFECA Honorary Chairpersons. Among them, Yeh Ming-Shui, the Honorary Chairman of TECA, was recognized for his outstanding contributions to the Asian MICE industry. AFECA also awarded the AFECA Star Award to various national MICE associations. In Taiwan, both the Taiwan Exhibition and Convention Association (TECA) and the Taiwan Convention & Exhibition Association (TCEA) received this prestigious honor.Source: China Times