Plans in hand for the Taiwan Hardware Show 2021

The integration of online and offline event practised back in autumn 2020 will continue at this year's Taiwan Hardware Show to create a virtual and physical event. The concept was widely acclaimed by exhibitors and visitors in 2020, according to fair organiser Kaigo, which has announced an online purchasing fair, exhibitor boutique zone and industry leadership forum. This year's edition of the Taiwan Hardware Show is set to run from 13 to 15 October 2021 and will once again take place at the Taichung International Exhibition Center. The Taiwan Hardware Show was the only hardware event staged worldwide in 2020. It was held alongside International Metal Technology Taiwan (iMT Taiwan); together, they attracted over 400 exhibitors and 23 000 visitors. The advent of Covid-19 vaccines has mitigated the pandemic, and the ban on international business travellers is expected to be lifted in the second half of the year, according to Kaigo. The fair organiser has begun to assist foreign business travellers in coming to Taiwan, and to plan a one-stop service for exhibition viewing, purchasing and factory visits. Kaigo has also been working on integrating online exhibitions as well as complementary measures to ensure an efficient trade fair experience. Over 250 businesses from last year's show have signed up for 2021. This year, the Taiwan Hardware Show once again joins hands with iMT Taiwan during the same show period, as well as curating the exhibition with Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association for the first time.