Where to Network in February – Meetups, Conferences, and More
Updated: Jan 9, 2022
Each month All Hands will share a post of events from around Taiwan. These events will span networking, professional learning, community gatherings, hiring, seminars, happy hours, and more. This will be a living list and is by no means comprehensive. If you know of a great event that should be included, please send us a message to let us know.
*Unless noted, most of these events are in English, but we have not attended all of these series before. You should look into the event if you have any language concerns.
2/11 – Tiger Growth Forum 台荷成長論壇── Why and How to Enter Europe? – Tiger Growth Forums invite keynote speakers to present the important themes to inspire and support internationalization, especially to Europe. The first keynote speaker is Mr. Nelson Farfan Espada, a world-class strategist and marketer, speaking on the theme “business strategy and marketing planning”. (Free with registration, may include happy hour drinks)
2/14 – This Week in Asia – Join fellow entrepreneurs at the Trust Cafe on the second Thursday of every month. Mingle and network in a relaxed and open atmosphere. Whether you are a professional, entrepreneur, or anyone wishing to be more involved in such endeavors, you are welcome to join. (Free with a purchase in the cafe)
2/15 – MOX Friday Happy Hour with Adrian Scott – The MOX Friday Happy Hour series is an open community event for Taipei’s tech startup community. Founder & CEO at Freedom Stack, Adrian Scott is known for being a founding investor in Napster, and for pioneering social networking by creating Ryze in 2001 (which influenced Friendster, which influenced Facebook). (Free)
2/15 – Book Launch: The Turk Who Loved Apples by Matt Gross – Former New York Times travel writer and Frugal Traveler columnist Matt Gross will be interviewed by Kathy Cheng (who wrote a book of her own recently) for the release of the traditional Chinese translation of his book, The Turk Who Loved Apples. (Interview is free at booth D707 with NT$100 book exhibition admission; event page is in Chinese, but interview will be in English)
2/15 – Shaken Not Stirred with Vedett Beer – Monthly British Chamber of Commerce social hour featuring an open bar serving Vedett beers. (NT$1,000/1,300/1,400 for members/non-members/walk-ins)
2/16 – Taipei Colorist / Film Industry Mixer – Network with the ICA and learn about what’s happening in 2019 in color grading, HDR, HLG, 8K, delivery methods and data storage. Prize giveaways from Black Magic Design (5x Resolve Studio Licenses), FXPHD Training, Bluetooth headphones, Intel AKiTiO Thunderbolt and more! (NT$210, inlcudes one drink)
2/17 – Global Worker 2 – Investment Banking to Google – The International Committee of Rotaract Club of Taipei works to invite professionals working abroad to share their stories as part of a multi-part series of events. The speaker will be Jim Liu, now an analyst at Google Taipei, formerly an investment banker in Singapore. ($NT250 for registered Rotaractors and students; $350 for Non-registered Rotaractors, OB Members, guests; $400 for walk-ins)