Kaohsiung Exhibition Center

The Kaohsiung Exhibition Center (KEC; Chinese: 高雄展覽館; pinyin: Gāoxióng Zhǎnlǎn Guǎn) is a convention center in Cianjhen District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Kaohsiung Exhibition Center
高雄展覽館
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LocationCianjhen, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Coordinates22°36′28.3″N 120°17′57.5″E / 22.607861°N 120.299306°E / 22.607861; 120.299306Coordinates: 22°36′28.3″N 120°17′57.5″E / 22.607861°N 120.299306°E / 22.607861; 120.299306
Opened14 April 2014
Enclosed space
Public transit accessSanduo Shopping District Station
Website
www.kecc.com.tw
Interior of Kaohsiung Exhibition Center

HistoryEdit

Designed by Australian architect, Philip Cox,[1] the KEC was initiated in 2006 and built by the Ministry of Economic Affairs in which has invested NT$ 3 billion to the venue.[2] After seven years of planning and two years of construction, the grand opening of the center was held on 14 April 2014.[3][4]

OrganizationEdit

The Kaohsiung Exhibition Center Corporation manages the daily operation and maintenance of the center for the next 12.5 years. The company invested NT$ 250 million to upgrade the center and expects to generate return on investment of up to NT$ 3.4 billion by the end of 2026.[5]

GalleryEdit

TransportationEdit

The center is accessible within walking distance south west from Sanduo Shopping District Station of Kaohsiung MRT.[6]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cox wins Taiwanese project". Architecture & Design. 27 August 2010. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Premier: Kaohsiung Exhibition Center to bolster economic growth(行政院全球資訊網-Press Releases)". Ey.gov.tw. Retrieved 2014-04-26.
  3. ^ "Kaohsiung Exhibition Center". Kecc.com.tw. Archived from the original on 2014-04-16. Retrieved 2014-04-26.
  4. ^ "Greeting - Kaohsiung Exhibition Center". Kecc.com.tw. Archived from the original on 2014-04-26. Retrieved 2014-04-26.
  5. ^ "Kaohsiung expo center set to open in April next year". Taipei Times. 2014-04-19. Retrieved 2014-04-26.
  6. ^ "How to Get Here - Kaohsiung Exhibition Center". Kecc.com.tw. Archived from the original on 2014-04-26. Retrieved 2014-04-26.

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