Michael Tu / Chairman of the Uniplan Taiwan Group

With over 30 years’ experience in the international MICE industry, Michael Tu not only successfully helps numerous domestic and international enterprises to expand their global markets with the effective delivery of strong brand image and product information, but also is devoted to offering ideal service through a concept of Live Communication. In 2003, he founded the Event Platform Magazine which was the first professional publication in Taiwan focused on reporting on international exhibitions, conferences, meetings and events, and which actively contributed to the development of Taiwan's MICE industry.

As Chief Planner for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 2009 World Games in Kaohsiung, his efforts set the standard with a successful new model for mega events in Taiwan. And when Michael acted as the Program Principal for the 2013 Asia Pacific City Summit (APCS), he created the first B2G (business-to-government) city partner exhibition and business matching that brought an innovative urban economic value into play. In 2014, Michael Tu lead the management and operation of the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center, the first international exhibition & convention center in south of Taiwan, and actively ushered in international MICE activities to upkeep and continually establish a new benchmark for comprehensive integrated services.

1. Uniplan Taiwan Corporation / Chairman

2. Kaohsiung Exhibition Center Corporation / Chairman

3. Intercon Communication Management Consultancy / Founder

4. Indeed Marketing Communication Consultancy / Founder

5. Messe Bistro Restaurant / Founder

6. Event Platform Magazine / Founder

7. Taiwan Events Association (TEA) / Chairman

8. Taiwan Exhibition and Convention Association (TECA) / Director

9. Marketing Communication Executive International (MCEI) / Director

10. Tourism Development and Promotion Committee on MICE Project, Executive Yuan / Committee Member

11. MICE Consultant Committee, Department of Information and Tourism, Taipei City Government / Committee Member

12. U Theatre Culture & Arts Foundation / Board of Directors

13. Kang Wen Culture & Education Foundation / Board of Directors

14. 2017 Taipei Summer Universiade, Opening & Closing Ceremonies / Chief Executive Producer