Selangor Orchid Association (SOA) signs MoU with Taiwan Orchid Industry Alliance (TOIA)


The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is sealed between the Selangor Orchid Association (SOA) and Taiwan Orchid Industry Alliance (TOIA) and witnessed by Honorable Lai Ching Te, Mayor of Tainan City and YB Dato’ Teng Chang Khim, Senior Executive Councilor of the State of Government of Selangor to cooperate on development and promotion of orchids industry in South East Asia.
The collaboration will kick start with organizing the international orchid show as the economic and trade exchange, would create a mutually beneficial win-win cooperation model.   The two parties will jointly organize the 2017 Malaysia-Taiwan International Orchid Show, at Palace of the Golden Horses Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 20 November 2017 till 3 December 2017. 


Malaysia being an important origin of the many tropical wild and rare orchid species, abundant of orchid varieties, excellent climate for cultivating tropical orchids, geography and resources combined with advanced floriculture techniques from Taiwan will provide perfect elements for the development and cultivation of high quality orchids. 

Strategically located in the heart of South East Asia, Malaysia is an excellent platform for trading or exporting to the European, the Middle East's markets.  And, on the other hand, Taiwan is a worldwide orchid plantation center, own exquisite production technology and countless professional experiences in handling International Orchid Exhibitions and has been the orchid breeding hub in the world. 


The Malaysia-Taiwan International Orchid Show will feature six (06) thematic designs exhibitions and orchid competitions.  The orchids show will have the elements of leisure, sightseeing, education and showcasing rare and exotic orchids.   

Orchids have always been among the most popular and sought after members of the plant kingdom, despite their past reputation of being difficult to grow and expensive.  With the advent of new technologies in the plant industry, orchids are seen everywhere from hotel lobbies to dining room tables, for wedding, birthday, functions and gifts.
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