The 7th Taipei Int’l Hardware & DIY Show
The 2007 Taipei International Hardware & DIY Show (THDIY) was held at the Taipei World Trade Center from October 18 – 20. The event attracted 10,035 trade visitors from 49 countries, once again proving to be a solid platform for the hardware tools and home improvement industry. The show is regarded as the only professional exhibition of the hardware and hand-tool industry in Taiwan.
According to organisers KoelnMesse and Kaigo Co., Ltd., more than 49 countries were represented by 1,000+ foreign trade visitors, with a particularly strong presence from Japan, France, USA, Italy, Spain, Germany, Singapore, Thailand, Australia, and Russia. Importantly, 90+ percent of visitors held key roles in final purchasing decisions. The event also presented an opportunity for global buyers and brand owners to meet their suppliers and manufacturers.
THDIY was supported by the Metal Industries Research & Development Center, the Taiwan Hand Tool Manufacturers’ Association, Taipei Kitchen Commercial Association, Taiwan Woodworking Machinery Association, the Taiwan Ceramic Industries Association, and the Taiwan Regional Metal Smelters Association. In an address to the exhibitors, Mr. Cheng, the Chairman of the Taiwan Hand Tool Manufacturers’ Association, expressed his satisfaction with the number of professional visitors.