Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center
Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center (Chinese: 台北南港展覽館; pinyin: Táiběi Nángǎng Zhǎnlǎnguǎn), also known as TWTC Nangang or TaipeiEx, is a superimposed purpose-built exhibition complex in Nangang, Taipei, Taiwan. It consists of two exhibition halls and is located to the northeast of the Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC), about 15 minutes’ drive from the TWTC along the Huandong Expressway.
The complex has the capacity to host 2,626 standard-size (3×3 meters) booths and occupies an exhibition space of 47,000 square meters. Construction began in March 2005, costing US$110 million, and was completed in 2008.
Lower exhibition floor
The exhibition hall on the ground floor has a total of 23,905 square meters with a capacity for 1,314 standard-size exhibition booths, with each booth measuring 3-meters-by-3-meters. Its lowest ceiling is 9 meters high and floor loading weight capacity is 5,000 kg per square meter. Electricity and water supply lines are paved beneath the floor surface. The floor can be divided into three areas to accommodate three events taking place at the same time.
Upper exhibition floor
The 23,104-square-meter area has a capacity for 1,312 standard-size vendor booths, a column-free hall on the fourth floor with an average clearance height of 18 meters. It is a sufficient venue for large-scale trade shows, conventions, sports or other events. It has a floor loading capacity for 2,000 kg per square meter with concealed electricity and water outlets.
Two large entrance halls, 1,200 square meters and 850 square meters respectively, are located both on the ground and the fourth floors and can be used for registration, meeting areas, information distribution, and other pre-function activities.
- 3 April 2009: Dig Out Your Soul Tour - the concert by Oasis.
- 8 May 2010: Rapture of the Deep tour - the concert by Deep Purple.
- 29 July 2010: Pandemonium Tour - the concert by Pet Shop Boys.
- 18 February 2011: Number Ones, Up Close and Personal - the sixth concert by Janet Jackson.
- 13 May 2011: The Black Star Tour - the fourth concert by Avril Lavigne.
- 3 July 2011: Aphrodite World Tour - the eleventh concert tour by Kylie Minogue, in support of her studio album, Aphrodite.
- 17 March 2012: 20th L'Anniversary World Tour 2012 - the concert tour by L'Arc-en-Ciel, in celebrating their 20 years anniversary.
- 17 and 18 May 2012: The Born This Way Ball Tour - the third concert tour by Lady Gaga, in support of her second studio album, Born This Way.
- 10 August 2013: Biophilia Tour - the seventh concert tour by Björk, supporting the eponymous studio album Biophilia.
- 26 October 2014: The Elusive Chanteuse Show - the eighth concert tour by Mariah Carey, supporting the studio album Me. I Am Mariah... The Elusive Chanteuse.
- 21 August 2015: Smoke + Mirrors Tour - the second concert by Imagine Dragons.
- 14 and 15 September 2015: Maroon V Tour - the concert by Maroon 5.
- 28 September 2015: Bon Jovi’s concert was canceled due to Typhoon Dujuan, as the Taipei City government announced school and office closures for that day.
The Exhibition Center is served by the Taipei Metro via the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center Station.
Construction began in June 2012 on a NT$7.26 billion (US$243 million) second exhibition hall. The nine-story building will be situated on a 3.36-hectare lot and is expected to be completed by 2015.
- Taiwan Trade Shows
- Taipei World Trade Center
- Taiwan External Trade Development Council
- Chen Shui-bian corruption charges
- Chen, Christie (September 27, 2015). "Bon Jovi's Taipei concert on Monday canceled due to typhoon". Focus Taiwan. Central News Agency. Retrieved September 28, 2015.
- "New exhibition hall to go up in Nangang, Taipei". Taipei Times. 2012-07-04. Retrieved 2012-07-03.
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