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To avoid any, ahem, “problems” make sure you register under a foreign address and bring at least 2 business cards with the same address since the Computex is meant to be exclusively for foreign visitors only.
Are you sure that could happen even if I show them my visitors visa? I don’t have any business cards with my home adress since I’m a student
Yep. Sorry… I meant to say, “for those ‘qualified’ to get in…” My apologies for any confusion
Eddie… A foreign passport alone will not get you in through the doors… You gotta have a “reason” to be in there. A reason-related business card with a foreign address on it will get you through… if you don
[quote=“EddieG”]Are you sure that could happen even if I show them my visitors visa? I don’t have any business cards with my home adress since I’m a student [/quote]I think it’s trade only, a place for businessmen to meet and do deals, no students. Hence the need for a business card.
But remember that the last 2 days of Computex are open to public!
I thought computer shows are always open to public, or part of it… I mean people flock there hoping for a bargain on some tech gizmos…
You will not be allowed in for the first week unless you have 2 business cards. And real one. They would not let me in with my computer printed ones
You will also need more cards to give to each booth along your way or they will mock you and pelt you with DMs. It is really a TRADE show. For trades people only. The last 2 days are a free for all. AKA a sardine can simulator. How many people can you cram into that center?
But it can be worth it. Last year sucked but the year before was so cool.
It’s a trade show for overseas buyers that place bulk orders. They did have another show sometime last year that was a sales show, i.e. where you could purchase items. Entrance was free if I recall correctly and I think they travelled to different cities within Taiwan.
I suggest to avoid the ‘open-to-public’ days of the Computex, it will be crowded as hell.