Alaska" Project Inaugurated in Taipei
November 3, 2006
On 3 November 2006, at an unveiling ceremony at the World Trade Center Taipei
office and exhibition center complex, World Trade Center Alaskas "Display
Alaska" project was inaugurated. Alaska Governor Frank Murkowski and
Joe Henri, the chairman of World Trade Center Alaska (WTCAK), conducted the unveiling as a
group of Alaskan and Taiwan officials looked on. The Alaska display highlights
Alaskas attractiveness as a place to do business and as a destination to visit. The
sign measures approximately 9-feet wide and 3-feet high. It is on display in the prominent
World Trade Center Taipei Building in the downtown area and is situated in a high-traffic
location within the facility at one of the entrances to the popular exhibition center.
Just prior to the unveiling, WTCAK and World Trade Center Taipei signed an Agreement of
Mutual Assistance that outlines areas of cooperation between the two organizations. Joe
Henri signed on behalf of WTCAK and Yuen-Chuan Chao, the president and CEO of World Trade
Center Taipei, signed on behalf his organization.
WTCAK will be installing "Display Alaska" signs in
three other cities-Tokyo, Seoul and Beijing. The goal is promote Alaska for trade and
investment and to encourage people in these markets to visit Alaska.
Alaska Governor Frank Murkowski and Joe
Henri, the chairman of World Trade Center Alaska, prepare to unveil the Display
Alaska sign at the entrance to the World Trade Center Taipei office and
center in downtown Taipei. The ceremony took place on 3 November 2006.
Yuen-Chuan Chao (left), the president and
CEO of World Trade Center Taipei and Joe Henri (right),
chairman of World Trade Center Alaska, shake hands as Alaska Governor Frank Murkowski