MOEA and KEC sign center agreement
The China Post news staffTAIPEI, Taiwan -- Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs Francis Kuo-Hsin Liang (梁國新) and Michael Tu (涂建國), chairman of Kaohsiung Exhibition Center Corporation (高雄展覽館公司), formally signed an operation and transfer agreement for the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center (KEC) in Taipei recently.
August 25, 2013, 12:03 am TWN
The ceremony confirms Kaohsiung Exhibition Center Corporation's role as the operator of the venue and sets the stage for KEC's grand opening on April 14, 2014.
“KEC will be a state-of-the-art attraction and hub for international trade, regional industries and tourism,” said Liang.
With an investment of NT$3 billion in this latest venue for meetings, incentives, conferencing and exhibitions (MICE), the government plans to position Kaohsiung as the newest and most attractive gateway of commerce to and within Asia.
Kaohsiung Exhibition Center Corporation is a subsidiary of Uniplan Taiwan, which was the first foreign-invested corporation in the convention and exhibition industry approved by the Investment Commission of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (經濟部投資審議委員會) in Taiwan.
KEC is the only multi-functional international trade venue in Southern Taiwan. Now entering the final build-out phase, KEC will hold its grand opening on April 14, 2014. The first show scheduled is the “2014 Taiwan International Fastener Show,” followed by the first ever “Taiwan International Boat Show,” slated for May 8-11, 2014.