NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the organization's continued efforts to bring together business services and products with consumers, The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) in conjunction with the Taiwan Trade Center (TTC) will host the 2015 Taiwan Excellence Product Showcase, a free public event titled at the iconic Grand Central Station Vanderbilt Hall, Thursday, September 24th through Sunday, September 27th featuring over 65 Taiwan Excellence award winning brands and 160 products made in Taiwan.
The event is designed to provide visitors a chance to become acquainted with exceptional products from Taiwan. As of June 2015, the US Government via its official census reporting data gives Taiwan a top-rank as number 9 out of 15 trading partners, with over $6.4 billion in bilateral trade, registered a second highest record volume and posted a healthy 5.67% on year growth. The US market is Taiwan's third exporting market and is creating an atmosphere to better help brands from Taiwan standout on a national level.
The four-day showcase will bring together consumers, companies, celebrities and politicians, beginning with a ribbon-cutting opening ceremony on Thursday, September 24th at 10:30 a.m. and including musical performances and dignitary speeches. Featured products will include:
- Acer Aspire R13 and R14 Series
- Advantech Co., Ltd. Industry Tablet PC MIT-M101 (Taiwan Excellence Silver Award))
- Aervana (Mercuries Asia Ltd. ) Electronic Wine & Spirit Aerator
- Asus ROG G20 (Taiwan Excellence Gold Award)
- Darfon Innovatoin Corp. (BESV) PS1 e-bike
- HEARTWAY MEDICAL PRODUCTS CO., LTD. PF7S/PF7S PLUS Power Scooter
- HiTi Digital, Inc. Pringo Dye-sub portable photo printer Pringo P231
- In Win Development Inc. S-Frame - Open-Air Chassis
- Pacific Cycles IFmove Folding Bike (2014 Taiwan Excellence)
Other ICT brands like ADATA Technology Co., Ltd and DrayTek Corporation; Home & Living brands like Artilize Worldwide Co., Ltd. and TAIWAN SAKURA Corporation are listed in the showcase. The 2015 Taiwan Excellence Product Showcase will also feature a daily interactive game for consumers that will allow participants to win a free Christmas for a loved one.
For more information daily event schedule and product list availability, please visit http://www.taiwanexcellence.nyc/ and https://www.facebook.com/TaiwanExcellence.en?fref=ts
Members of the media are invited to subscribe to this event's RSS feed, as well as to receive in-box releases, advisories, and credential approvals. A press conference invitation and on-site interviews with featured companies are available upon request and qualification. Full access to Taiwan Trade Center, New York's representatives for featured insight and coverage of this event is available upon request.
About the Taiwan Excellence Award
A recognized name of innovation with added value, the Taiwan Excellence Awards are the highest accolade won by products that encapsulate inno-value. The Taiwan Excellence Awards were established by Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) in 1992. The Taiwan Excellence Awards winners not only represent the most revolutionary, highest quality, highest value-added products made by Taiwan, but they also epitomize Taiwan's unique genius in using innovation to create added value in the design and manufacturing of leading-edge products.
About the Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT)
The Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT) under The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) of Taiwan is responsible for implementing policies and regulations governing foreign trade, economic cooperation, and foreign investments. Established in January 1969, BOFT's role and position have undergone continual adjustments to meet the needs of the shifting international economic and trade environment over the decades. The BOFT has been guiding and working with the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) in numerous trade promotion projects and activities both internationally and domestically. Having worked closely with TAITRA for many decades, the BOFT continues to entrust TAITRA with various critical government projects relating to business trade and/or investments, promoting Taiwan on every international aspect
About the Taiwan External Trade Development Council
Founded in 1970 to help promote foreign trade, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) is the foremost non-profit, semi-governmental trade promotion organization in Taiwan. Jointly sponsored by the government, industry associations, and several commercial organizations, TAITRA assists Taiwanese businesses and manufacturers with reinforcing their international competitiveness and in coping with the challenges they face in foreign markets. TAITRA boasts a well-coordinated trade promotion and information network of over 800 international marketing specialists stationed throughout its Taipei headquarters and over 50 overseas branches worldwide. Together with its sister organizations, the Taiwan Trade Center (TTC) and the Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC), TAITRA has created a wealth of trade opportunities through effective promotion strategies.
Julie O. Griffith, 832.420.0985
SOURCE Taiwan Excellence