TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AFECA, Asian Federation of Exhibition & Convention Associations, officially announced the winners of the 2015 AFECA Awards. The COMPUTEX TAIPEI team, led by Mr. Walter Yeh, the Executive Vice President of TAITRA, won the Outstanding Trade Exhibition Award based on 5 indicators: complete show planning, business model, innovation ability, sustainable development and brand influence. COMPUTEX TAIPEI stood out among many international competitors to win this distinctive award.
AFECA is the only Asian Exhibition & Convention Association with 25 association members and 5,000 related enterprises. The 2015 AFECA Awards is conducted for the first time to reward outstanding organizers and professionals. Award categories include best exhibition, best conference, annual event, related services, remarkable youth talents and more.
The Outstanding Trade Exhibition Award comprehended composite rating, attracting 27 top exhibitions from 7 countries to compete. Top competitors included exhibition organizers such as Diversified Communication from Hong Kong, International Furniture Fair Singapore Pte Ltd and more. A panel of judges was made up of senior managers from Philippines, Taiwan, Singapore, Indonesia and Japan.
COMPUTEX TAIPEI, represented by TAITRA, presented its perfect show planning, success in matching exhibitors and buyers, real time positioning and navigation thru the COMPUTEX app, visitor data collection thru NFC function, and many other refined services. In addition, to reduce CO2 emissions, COMPUTEX TAIPEI extended its innovative approaches such as encouraged visitors to use electronic tickets for admission to forums, reduced carpet use in exhibition hall and provided free METRO. For these innovative services and more, the show organizers received high praise from both international visitors and exhibitors and therefore wins the most acclaimed AFECA Award for Outstanding Trade Exhibition.
For the past few years, the Taiwan government has been active in strengthening and integrating the exhibition and convention industry internationally, especially in the field of exhibition hi-tech marketing and refined services. After receiving the UFI Marketing Award last year, the COMPUTEX TAIPEI team wins the 2015 AFECA Outstanding Trade Exhibition Award. This shows Taiwan’s professional exhibition ability and will promote its exhibition & convention industry internationally.