Duluth, August 21, 2017 — Representatives from the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office Atlanta (TECO) visited senior Gwinnett officials at the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce. Director General Vincent Liu pays a courtesy call on Chairman Charlotte Nash, Gwinnett County’s Board of Commissioners with senior members of his staff.
“We are pleased to pay a courtesy call on Gwinnett County to mutually develop a closer working relationship,” said Director General Vincent Liu, who assume his position in January 2017.
Taiwan currently has over 18 companies operating in Gwinnett County ranging from information technology to distribution and supply chain warehousing centers.
“We would like to continue our economic ties with Taiwan and we remain an attractive destination for Taiwanese companies to operate in the Southeast region,” said Chairman Charlotte Nash in her remark at the meeting. Dr. Dan Kaufman, President of Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce and Mr. Nick Masino, Chief Economic Development Officer of Partnership Gwinnett, also joined in the meeting.
Taipei City and the City of Atlanta will reach a milestone in 2019 with the 40th year anniversary of their Sister City relationship, according to Director General Vincent Liu.
TECO Atlanta plan to include Gwinnett as part of the celebration which would include major cultural performances by major performing groups from Taiwan.
Both parties further discussed common areas to cooperate especially in arts, sports, and business chambers.