Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS)
Show Dates & Hours:
- From March 18th until March 21st
- 9:00 a.m. ~ 6:00 p.m., March 18th – 20th, 2011
- 9:00 a.m. ~ 3:00 p.m., March 21st, 2011
Venue: Taipei World Trade Centre Exhibition Hall 1 Area A & D, 5 Hsin-yi Road, Sec. 5, Taipei 110-11, Taiwan
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The Taiwan International Lighting Show 2011 is yet another huge event coming to Taipei starting March 18th until the 21st. Organisers of the event include The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and the Taiwan Lighting Fixture Export Association (TLFEA).
There will be a total of 620 booths (260 companies) and an estimated 14,000 visitors with 1,000 of those being overseas visitors.
- Household Lighting
- Commercial Lighting
- Industrial Lighting
- Office Lighting
- Outdoor Lighting
- LED Technology
- Lighting Accessories
- Parts & Components
- Light Control
- Management and Measurement Systems
- Light production and Measurement Equipment
How to get to the TWTC:
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to Taipei:
Buses leave every 10 to 30 minutes from Terminal One. Those entering the Arrival Area after leaving Customs, can proceed to the left side of the Hall to purchase bus tickets and board buses. A one way ticket costs NT$120. The trip usually takes about an hour.
Taiwan Motor Bus
Route 1 to Songshan Domestic Airport
Route 2 to Taipei Bus/Railway Station
Airport Shuttle Service
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is located about 30 miles from Taipei city. From 6.00 am until 11.00 pm, airport shuttle buses frequently shuttle between CKS Airport and Taipei Railway Station.
A 50% surcharge is allowed over the fare shown on the taxi meter for journeys from Taiwan Taoyuan Airport. The average fare (plus surcharge) to Taipei is about NT$1,200.
Taipei Songshan Domestic Airport or Taipei Railway Station to Your Hotel:
Taking a taxi is recommended between the two above locations and your hotel.
Your Hotel to the TWTC Exhibition Hall:
Taxis are the most convenient way for visitors to get around in Taipei. However, very few drivers speak English, so always have your destination written down in Chinese or show this map guide to the driver to indicate where you are heading before starting out.
Most yellow taxis can be flagged down along main streets. Taxi meters start at NT$70 for the first 1.65 km and NT$5 for each additional 350 meters.
Waiting time is NT$5 for every three minutes. Between 11 pm and 6 am, the meters start at NT$70 for the first 1.375km, with NT$5 for each additional 290 meters, and NT$5 for every two and a half minutes of waiting time.
Passengers must also pay an additional NT$20 surcharge above the meter fare for each trip due to a fare hike. Receipts are available upon request. Tipping is not necessary.
Air-conditioned city buses are frequent and plentiful, and fares differ according to the distance traveled. A single section fare is NT$15. Pay upon boarding or getting off according to instructions. Bus over (to the TWTC stop)on bus routes 1,20,22,33,38,226,288,292 and the Hsin-Yi Line.
Get the Bannan Blue Line and get off at Taipei City Hall Station- it is a 10 minute walk to the TWTC.
From Taipei City Hall you can also take bus number 537, B5 or 266 bus directly to the TWTC Exhibition Hall.
Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA)
Tel: 886-2-2725-5200 Fax: 886-2-2722-7324 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Project Manager – Ms. Yupi Yeh (Ext. 2629) Press Coordinator – Ms. Nicole Tsai (Ext. 2656) Forum Manager – Mr. Alvin Hu ( Ext. 2881)
Useful Websites and Links:
- Official Website: TILS
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