Source: Taiwantrade | Updated: 07 October 2015
TAITRONICS at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Hall 1 this year on October 6th and will continue for four days. The show features 530 exhibitors spread out over 1,000 booths, and 40,000 professional buyers and members of the electronics and electrical industry are expected to attend the show. Exhibitors have increased by 10% since 2014, and they have rented 38% more booth space than last year. Over 1,500 overseas buyers have registered for the show, of which 71 are heavyweight buyers from as many as 26 countries. On top of this, the show organizers have organized over 500 procurement meetings, making TAITRONICS a one-stop shop for procurers.
During the opening ceremony, Deputy Minister Shih-Chao Cho of the Ministry of Economic Affairs presented Technology Innovation Awards gold medals to GW Instek, Taiwan Electric Contacts Corp., and Hestia Power.
President and CEO Peter Huang of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council-one of the show organizers—stated in the opening ceremony that the show’s theme, “Green Electronics, Smart Living” was set to complement the show’s goal of stimulating environmental progress in the industry. The show also features the following four features:
1. ISO 20121 Event Sustainability Management System
TAITRONICS this year is being organized in compliance with the specifications of ISO 20121 Event Sustainability Management System and will be the first Taiwanese professional trade show to do so. Show organizers considered factors including economic activity, environmental responsibility, and social improvement while planning the show, such as using green energy to power the show floor. In addition, TAITRONICS is partnering with the Sunshine Social Welfare Foundation to manufacture tote bags made from recycled trade show banners and provide employment to minority groups.
2. New exhibition area, Electrical Energy
Added in response to the innovation and development of renewable energy around the world, the rising need for power equipment in emerging markets, and the efforts of national governments promoting energy conservation and green products, this area features botable domestic brand Shihlin Electric and Japanese electronics giants NEC and IIU, showcasing the newest concepts and innovations in energy-saving and low-pollutant technology.
3. Forums and seminars focusing on the industry’s future
This year’s TAITRONICS will coincide with the World Electronics Forum and the Asian Electronics Forum, both of which took place in Taiwan this year for the first time. On top of that, in addition to over 40 seminars on industry trends, the Indian government has set up the Make in India pavilion and sent Department of Electronics and Information Technology Additional Secretary Dr. Ajay Kumar to participate in this year’s show.
4. Seven themed pavilions exploring the new face of intelligence
The show’s 7 pavilions reflect the rising star of the Internet of Things: the Smart City Pavilion, the Smart Electronics Pavilion, the Smart Home IoT Pavilion, the Taiwan Cloud and Big Data Pavilion, the Pavilion of Smart Living Certification, the Made in Taiwan Product MIT smile mark appliance Theme Pavilion, and the Pavilion of Wearable and IoT Smart Application. Each pavilion provides interactive experiences for visitors curious about IoT applications and Taiwanese development.