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Monday, November 28 2022 - 16:54
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MEET TAIWAN "GREENTOPIA Sustainable MICE City" Proposal Competition Winners Unveil the 5 Winners to Receive US$30,000 in Awards
TAIPEI, Nov. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

The MEET TAIWAN Project, organized by Taiwan's Bureau of Foreign Trade, 
Ministry of Economic Affairs, launched the "GREENTOPIA Sustainable MICE City" 
proposal competition in 2022 to promote Taiwan as a premier sustainable MICE 
destination by incorporating sustainability concepts of the United Nations 
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). After a two-month call for proposals 
period, 1,012 highly creative proposals were received from 21 countries around 
the world for sustainable MICE events in Taiwan. Five outstanding winners from 
Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Vietnam were selected by 
professional judges, and announced as the first virtual citizens of the 
GREENTOPIA Sustainable MICE City. The five winners also stand to receive 
rewards valued at US$30,000 in total.

The five winners' proposals (in alphabetical order by country, irrespective of 
ranking) are: 

- Hayaki Tsuji from Japan. Hayaki proposed to harness the power of digital 
technology to transform smiles into donations to charity.
- Hans Abigan from the Philippines. Hans proposed to hold a metal processing 
industry event in Kaohsiung to explore methods of reducing industrial waste and 
carbon emissions with new technologies.
- Eunice Grace Choong from Singapore. Eunice proposed a 25km road race and a 
fundraising mechanism for the ESG industry in the Asia-Pacific region.
- Hong, Ruei Siang from Taiwan. Ruei Siang proposed holding a conference in 
conjunction with the international travel fair in Taiwan, incorporating the 
concept of sustainability to convey that Taiwan is the top destination for the 
travel industry to hold MICE events.
- Thanh Tú Dao from Vietnam. Thanh proposed to hold a sustainable beauty and 
personal care summit to promote the concept of sustainability among the beauty 
industry professionals, and encourage the public to speak up for sustainability 
and social well-being.

Watch Proposal Highlights now: 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/10r1lHcHcxcbC_Do2WUayfYea_s8LxGzv/view 

Event website: http://greentopia.meettaiwan.com/

Source: Taiwan External Trade Development Council

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   Caption: GREENTOPIA Awards Ceremony. The five winners of the GREENTOPIA 
sustainable MICE event proposal competition were jointly awarded through the 
hybrid ceremony. From the left Hong, Ruei Siang, one of the winners from 
Taiwan, Simon Wang, President & CEO of TAITRA, Guann-Jyh Lee, Deputy Director 
General of Taiwan’s Bureau of Foreign Trade, Chris Wang, Taiwanese actor and 
travel show host. (Credit: MEET TAIWAN)

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