On this weekend (5&6May), Alliance Group will be participating in 2018 Asia-Pacific Social Enterprise Summit at Taichung Cultural and Creative Industries Park. This Summit is organized and co-organized by Social Enterprise Insight, Children Are Us Foundation, and Eliv, with the advisory from 11 ministries of Executive Yuan, and collaboration with Taichung City Government. The press conference was held today at Taichung City Government. Colab team members are much honoured to be invited to declare the opening of 2018 Asia-Pacific Social Enterprise Summit with Minister without Portfolio, Audrey Tang, Deputy Mayor of Taichung City, Yi-Ying Lin, and President of Social Enterprise Insight, Michael Chen. Together with 7 other outstanding social enterprises, Colab has the chance to exhibit our product and share our business concept with the government officials and the public.
This oncoming 2018 Asia-Pacific Social Enterprise Summit: Tomorrow Asia is the biggest social event in Taiwan’s history. With the theme of “Tomorrow Asia”, the summit will be discussing topics surrounding “Food and Agriculture”, “Senior Citizen”, Start-up”, and “Go Green”. Over 30 international speakers from 15 countries will be giving speech on the summit. Other than that, Taichung City Government also assembles 60 excellent startup social enterprises from all over Taiwan to participate in Summer Social Enterprise Creative Market, Colab will be attending with illustrators under Colab.
“Over thousands of people from all over the world gather around to brainstorm innovative ideas to solve the difficulties,” said Audrey Tang, the Minister without Portfolio. He thanked everyone for making this Asia-Pacific Social Enterprise Summit a successful one. This also shows that Taiwan is willing and capable of working together with other countries, promoting 17 sustainable development goals set by UN.
Deputy Mayor of Taichung City, Yi-Ying Lin said: “Social enterprise development is very important in connecting Taiwan to Global Networks. City government value youth career development and creative cultural development very much. In that case, they continuously set up places for innovative creation. Through this summit, city government hopes to increase the exposure of creative products, further promote the development of social enterprises.
Colab’s mission is to connect Taiwan’s new illustrators with local manufacturers, hoping that through our innovative integration service, more people can benefit from this platform, and are better exposed to the world. We truly believe with the support of government, we can do better!
We sincerely welcome all of you to support Taiwan’s excellent social enterprise this weekend at Taichung Cultural and Creative Industries Park！
Venue: Taichung Cultural and Creative Industries Park (
No. 362, Section 3, Fuxing Road, South District, Taichung City, 402)
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