About TSMA – Taiwan Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association
Established by leading sports rackets manufacturers in 1972, we are the most representative organization for Taiwan’s sporting goods industry. We have more than 280 sports enterprises based in Taiwan. And we are also a bridge among the industry, the government, international sports organizations or institutes e.g. WFSGI or SFIA and sports trade shows organizers.
Foremost, we annually help members to explore foreign markets by taking part in several important sports trade shows regarding to fitness, outdoor, golf sports industry, etc. We also provide timely market news or sports trends by quarterly publication, Sports Impact or TSMA Sourcing Directory. Moreover, we help offer export values of Taiwan’s sports industry by sports categories or by country. Over the past two years of COVID-19 era, we also help members to get accustomed to the new local regulations or rules in their factory management. And we organized online seminars or webinars to assist members to transform their companies in their digital or online business.
Under TSMA, Taiwan’s S-Team Elite League is another important development. It is a fitness alliance initiated in 2011 by Mr. Peter Lo, the founder and CEO of Johnson Health Tech. The major mission is to promote lean production and management within the leading local fitness companies. The executives meet together to share experiences and also their observations at overseas learning tours. The road map is to increase high-end R&D and manufacturing strength in the global fitness markets.
On the global stage, TSMA is an inaugural member of the World Federation of Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI). It is the world authoritative body for the sports industry officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the industry representative within the Olympic Family. Our chief representative, Dr. George Wood, also TSMA Honorary President, regularly takes part in its annual meetings as board director to raise voices for Taiwan’s sports industry. TSMA is also a member of the Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA), the most authoritative sports & fitness association in the U.S. It is a trusted body and a pool of global brands, suppliers, retailers and partners home and abroad. TSMA continues playing an active role on these international platforms by attending the annual meetings or promote sports events.