A large Taiwanese contingent visited Brisbane in July for the Asia Pacific Cities Summit and Mayors’ Forum (APCS), accompanied by TIQ Taiwan Senior Business Development Manager Sabrina Li.

The visit was another great example of TIQ breaking down borders to connect Queensland business to a key market.

APCS is the Asia-Pacific’s premier summit for city leaders, bringing them together with business and industry to build relationships and enhance the success and sustainability of cities across the region.

Strong promotion by TIQ’s Taiwan team in the lead-up to the summit resulted in 38 Taiwanese delegates attending.

The Taiwanese delegation included senior government officials and business leaders from 6 key municipalities – Taipei City, New Taipei City, Taichung City, Taoyuan City, Pingtung County and Kaohsiung City.

TIQ coordinated a program of meetings for the group while they were in Brisbane, designed to profile Queensland’s capabilities in biofutures, the circular economy, drones, agriculture and innovation.

The program received positive feedback from the delegates, who are now pursuing a number of opportunities as a result of introductions made by TIQ.

Multiple announcements are expected soon regarding Queensland-Taiwan projects arising from TIQ’s work with the delegation during their time in Brisbane.

Organised by Brisbane City Council, this year’s APSC ran from 7 to 10 July and focused on innovation, mobility, liveability and sustainability.

If you’d like advice or support on exporting your product to Taiwan, connect with TIQ today.

Increasing investment outcomes is one of the targets of the Queensland Trade and Investment Strategy 2017–2022.