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Events at BCCT
Speaker Luncheons and Mission Briefings – Quarterly
Important or high profile guests of member companies or the British Office are invited to present or networking with BCCT members at events organized by the British Chamber. These events allow members the opportunity to interact with visiting officials and hear presentations from exemplary individuals in their industry.
Women in Business Network – Quarterly
The Women in Business Network meets once a quarter and provides a structured environment to bring together like-minded business and professional women. It offers attendees the great opportunity to make new friends and share experiences, as well as to develop important business contacts to advance their professional career. Each event features a special guest speaker and an open discussion forum for guests to converse on the presented topic. Guests are treated to elegant canapés and free flow red and white wine throughout the event.
Business Workshops and Training – Monthly
BCCT Members who provide consulting and training services offer their expertise to the employees of other member companies in workshops organized by the Chamber. The BCCT member providing the services will receive exposure for their business and all corporate member companies have the opportunity to send their employees to the training free of charge.
Shaken’ not Stirred – Monthly
The Shaken not Stirred Happy Hour is usually held the third Friday of each month and gives members and friends the chance to network in an informal, relaxed setting. These events are usually held at the Grand Hyatt Taipei Cheers Bar and guests are offered a gourmet light meal and free flow beer and wine.
All Chamber Events – Quarterly
The BCCT has an excellent working relationship with other Chambers of Commerce in Taipei. We regularly work with the European, American, French, Australia/NZ, Canadian, Swedish and German Chambers on joint events.
International Football Tournament – May/June
Every year the British Chamber holds an International Football Tournament in June. Over 100 players participate in the tournament from across the local and international community. The day ends with an awards ceremony and trophy presentation to the top teams. This social football event offers a great afternoon out for individuals, families, corporate teams and the spectators who come along to watch and support the teams.
CSR Recognition and Idea Sharing Dinner/Luncheon – Quarterly
This event on the British Chamber of Commerce Calendar is the first of three charity fundraisers and allows corporate members to present their CSR programs in Taiwan. Companies will be recognized for their CSR efforts and have the opportunity to help other businesses gain ideas about programs of their own. Guests are from all levels of management, corporate affairs, public relations, and HR from member companies.
Royal & Ancient Charity Golf – Oct
Attracting approximately 100 players every year, this is a fantastic opportunity for companies and organizations to get brand exposure with leading businesses and organizations in Taiwan. This is also an opportunity to provide help to local and international charities. The Texas Scramble competition starts at 7am with a shotgun start. Players of all skill levels are welcome to join the game.
St Andrews Ball – Nov
The St. Andrew’s Ball is a major event on Taipei’s annual social calendar that honours Scotland’s patron saint, and attracts a large gathering of people (approximately 350-400 attendees) every year from the local and international community including business and government leaders. It has earned a reputation as the best Ball in Taiwan, and arguably one of the best in the region.
Christmas Charity Auction & Luncheon – Dec
The Christmas Charity Auction & Luncheon is another British Chamber of Commerce in Taipei annual charity fund raising event. Attended by members of the local and international business community the event is always fun. In addition to a delicious Christmas lunch, attendees get the chance to meet with Father Christmas as well as bid for items in the silent and the live auction.