Taiwan International Orchid Show 2017 (TIOS 2017), one of the three main international orchid shows, will be held from March 4 to 13 at Taiwan Orchid Plantation in Houbi District, Tainan City. The theme of TIOS this year is “Discover Sustainable Orchids”, with 4 different exhibition halls to present visitors the highlights of the show: ecology, technology, life and exploration. By holding TIOS, it is expected that Tainan will hold a key position in the global flower market.
Owing to the government’s efforts overthe years, TIOS is one of the largest international orchid trading platforms. With thousands of different types of orchids, numerous visitors all around the world flock to Tainan to participate in TIOS every March.
Besides, the international conferences, forums, competitions and displays related to orchids attract foreign buyers to place their orders.
In order to enhance Taiwan’s international competitiveness on the orchid industry, this time, the show uses VR technology to make the public understand orchids more easily. Moreover, the organizers invite experts and scholars from different countries to take part in the international conference to discuss the prospects of the orchid industry and the medicinal value of orchids. The issue of ecological changes and how the orchid industry deals with extreme climate changes are also discussed. Hopefully, with all the experts and scholars gathering at TIOS international conference, finding out a sustainable future for orchids will be promising.
TIOS 2017 invites visitors to appreciate the beauty of orchids and experience the lifestyle and scenery in Tainan. The show highlights the strong connection among orchids, the city and the globe, and presents Tainan as a vital, eco-friendly city. The orchid competitions will take place from March 1 to 2. The welcome banquet will be held on March 2. The opening ceremony and orchid business forum will be held on March 3. The exhibition will open to the public from March 4 to 13.
TIOS 2017 is supervised by the Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan and the Bureau of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs. Its organizers are Tainan City Government and Taiwan External Trade Development Council. The executor is NCKU Research and Development Foundation.
For more information, please visit the official website of TIOS 2017