The Making of a Meetings and Events Destination: Why Thailand’s Future Looks Bright

Skift

Skift Take: Thailand is becoming one of Asia's premier business events destination as efforts to improve the cities meetings and events infrastructure begin to pay off.

2019 79

As Tourists Flock to Thailand, the Country’s Meetings and Events Sector Will Benefit

Skift

Skift Take: As meeting planners worldwide look for unique venues and programming that will wow attendees, Thailand is stepping up its meetings and incentives efforts.

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Top 10 Venues in Bangkok, Thailand

Aventri

Check out our planner’s guide to Bangkok, Thailand for meeting and event professionals. Known for its vibrant temples, rooftop bars, floating markets, and gigantic shopping malls, Bangkok is known as a city of contrasts.

2019 60

New Skift Report: The Bright Future of Meetings and Events in Thailand

Skift

Skift Take: The meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions (MICE) industry in Thailand is stronger now than ever before and is expected to continue growing. Meetings & Events Travel Services food tourism meetings and events Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau

2020 63

Win a seven-night luxury villa holiday in Thailand courtesy of CrowdComms

Event Industry News

Event app provider CrowdComms is hoping to give one lucky visitor to Event Tech Live a networking day to remember by rewarding them with a seven-night luxury villa holiday in Thailand.

2016 79

Pacific World Expands Social Programs Initiative

SmartMeetings

Examples include Tourism Authority of Thailand’s support of 55 “secondary cities” as the country tries to diversify tourism and spread out business hubs, and Pacific World Thailand’s curation of authentic experiences in these lesser-known cities.

2019 68

New & Renovated: Globally Breathtaking

Smart Meetings

Check out these new and renovated properties around the globe, from the shores of Thailand’s Emerald Bay to a Forbes Four Star property in Vancouver, B.C. Rosewood Phuket If you find yourself in Thailand, this hotel is the perfect hideaway.

2018 56

Thai MICE Venues exhibit new health measures to stage “New Normal” business events

Event Industry News

Mrs. Supawan Teerarat, Senior Vice President for Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization) or TCEB, said, “MICE and business events industry in Thailand is entering a significant transformation period.

2020 59

Event Spotlight: Journey to the “Land of Smiles”

CXApp Blog - Events

After a roughly 16-hour journey, we reached our final destination: Bangkok, Thailand. Last week, the CXApp traveled across the world for a global affair.

Global exhibitions market forecast to grow 4% to 2021 with Southeast Asia high on the radar for international organisers

Event Industry News

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drp delivers CP Foods (UK) Ltd’s Global Employee Conference

Event Industry News

The company conference, CPF Together, hosted 160 employees from the CP Foods UK Head Office, their manufacturing plant in Newmarket, UK Group subsidiaries and, via a two-way live link, the rest of the teams based in Paris, Thailand, and […]. Last month drp delivered CP Foods (UK) Limited’s Employee Conference at drp’s 212 studios in Worcestershire.

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drp delivers CP Foods (UK) Ltd’s Global Employee Conference

Event Industry News

The company conference, CPF Together, hosted 160 employees from the CP Foods UK Head Office, their manufacturing plant in Newmarket, UK Group subsidiaries and, via a two-way live link, the rest of the teams based in Paris, Thailand, and […]. Last month drp delivered CP Foods (UK) Limited’s Employee Conference at drp’s 212 studios in Worcestershire.

2017 40

Meet London Summer Event Show sponsors, Yes Entertainment

Event Industry News

Whilst we are London based and the majority of our work is in the city we can provide services across the UK as required by our clients and also overseas in the USA, Spain, Portugal, Thailand, UAE and more.

2019 Fall Catering Trends from 10 of Toronto’s Top Catering Companies

EventSource

This dish is inspired by the beautiful colour palette of fall - deep reds, yellows and oranges, and from travels through parts of Northern Thailand.

2019 105

Top 5 COVID-Related Strange Restaurant Trends

EventUp

Following the same trend as mannequins, Thailand restaurant Maison Saigon , with hopes to make their half-empty dining room look more full and playful, decided to sit stuffed panda bears at empty seats. The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we do almost everything.

2020 62

Why Talent Development is Crucial

PCMA Convene

‘Training is the only way we can grow to our fullest potential and truly be acknowledged for our work,’ says AccorHotels’ Kerry Healy. Kerry Healy. There has never been a better time to take training and development up a few notches. The meetings and events industry is currently worth U.S.$250

2018 52

7 Smart Moves at Hotel Crescent Court and More

Smart Meetings

He’s based in Thailand and will help planners with site selection and contract negotiation throughout the Asian market. Jiwalai was most recently director of sales at Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort in Thailand. More : 6 Smart Moves: Wellness Edition.

Coconnex announce long-term partnership with ITE

Event Industry News

and bespoke networking platforms for a host of event businesses worldwide including Soccerex and both the Singapore and Thailand Yacht shows. Event management software specialists reveal three-year deal with Spring Fair in bumper year for business. Coconnex has today spoken about a successful twelve months of business including their agreement of a three-year partnership with Ascential’s Spring Fair. Coconnex, who provide live floorplans, ?integration integration with CRM? ?and

You Need To Know About These Weird AV Costs!

Endless Events

Sahedi was in Thailand over the weekend and met the one and only, Albert Einstein ?? So clearly from me going to Seattle, Sahedi travelling to Thailand, and Grant exploring Stonehenge (!! ?? The Best of the Best: Saving Money: Beware!

2020 70

It’s Within Your Power to Help Stop Human Trafficking

PCMA Convene

Drawing by a 7-year-old girl in Thailand, from one of the organizations affiliated with ECPAT-USA.

2017 66

Clareville acquired by CI GROUP

Event Industry News

Among its current clients are IMEX Exhibitions (since 2003), German Convention Bureau, Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau, Hamburg Convention Bureau, Riskline, HBAA, Maritim Hotels and Wyboston Lakes Resort.

2020 52

tappit continues global expansion with new Barcelona team and APAC partnerships

Event Industry News

tappit’s growth continues apace, particularly in Asia-Pacific, recently signing numerous events in Thailand, including the inaugural SIAM Songkran Music Festival. tappit, the only truly global cashless solution specialist for sports, festivals and other global entertainment venues, is continuing an impressive 12 month period of European growth with the opening of a new office in Barcelona, Spain.

2019 68

The Top 10 Tips for Planning a Corporate Incentive Trip

GEVME

According to C&IT’s Incentive Travel Report , 34% of event planners noticed a rise in long-haul incentive trips in 2017, with Japan, Singapore, and Thailand being the top three on employees’ wish lists across the world.

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It’s Within Your Power to Help Stop Human Trafficking

PCMA Convene

Drawing by a 7-year-old girl in Thailand, from one of the organizations affiliated with ECPAT-USA.

London Christmas Party Show Preview: YES Entertainment, an entertainment & events agency run by performers

Event Industry News

We have organised acts for client events in Portugal, Spain, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and the United States. We have over 12 years of experience booking event entertainment and managing events across the UK and Internationally.

Delivering on Brand Promise

PCMA Convene

Attendees participate in a session at the 2018 PCMA Annual Conference in Bangkok, Thailand. Ben Grossman says consumers are unforgiving when a brand does not live up to its promises, including at live experiences. PCMA photo). Author: Ben Grossman.

Claire Smith, CMP, Chair, 2018 PCMA Board of Directors

PCMA Convene

or a business events professional in Bangkok, Thailand. Claire Smith, CMP, 2018 Chair, PCMA Board of Directors. What were your goals as chair?

2018 52

Banyan Tree and AccorHotels Form Strategic Partnership

SmartMeetings

The international hospitality group owns properties across Asia Pacific and Latin America, including China, Thailand, Mexico and United Arab Emirates.

2016 54

The Best New Hotels of 2017

SmartMeetings

The winning properties that make up the 2017 Hot List cross the globe from Thailand to Tanzania. Thailand. Four Seasons Maldives Private Island at Voavah.

2017 77

Clareville and Miguel Neves of Social Media Chefs form partnership

Event Industry News

Its clients include the IMEX Group since 2001, (prior to the first IMEX in Frankfurt); the German Convention Bureau: Hamburg CVB: Thailand Conference & Exhibition Bureau; Rwanda Convention Bureau; HBAA; Maritim Hotels and Wyboston Lakes Resort. Two of the leading names in the meetings and incentive travel media worldwide have formed a partnership.

Foreign Adventures: 6 Hotels Worth a Journey

SmartMeetings

Rosewood Phuket The Rosewood brand’s first Southeast Asia resort sits on Emerald Bay beachfront in southern Thailand and lets in the natural beauty through floor-to-ceiling windows and open-sided spaces.

Reed Exhibitions announces definitive agreement to acquire Mack Brooks Exhibitions, opening window to new value for customers on three continents

Event Industry News

A broad programme of geo-cloning has successfully positioned many of these brands and related adjacencies outside Germany and the United Kingdom to include a presence today in countries including France, Italy, the United States, Mexico, China, Singapore, Thailand, India and Turkey.

2019 43

Foreign Adventures: 6 Hotels Worth a Journey

SmartMeetings

Rosewood Phuket The Rosewood brand’s first Southeast Asia resort sits on Emerald Bay beachfront in southern Thailand and lets in the natural beauty through floor-to-ceiling windows and open-sided spaces.

Rx for Better Health: Take 2 Hours Outside

PCMA Convene

Participants at the 2017 Global Professionals Conference APAC in Bangkok, Thailand, got a bit of nature when they did a team-building exercise that involved planting rice.

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Global exhibitions market forecast to grow 5% to 2022 with continued high growth from emerging markets countering a modest gain for mature regions

Event Industry News

Southeast Asian markets such as Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines present attractive untapped opportunities but are somewhat constrained by venue capacity in the short term. Globex 2018, to be published on 5 November 2018, will show that 2017’s global exhibitions market growth was boosted by continued high growth in emerging markets, while mature markets continued to trade in an improved macroeconomic environment.

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Why Attendees Keep Coming Back

PCMA Convene

Participants also like the variety of food from different parts of Thailand and the opportunity to shop till very late in the night. By Marisa Jampathong.

2019 52

These Destinations Are Using Virtual Reality to Put You in Their Place

PCMA Convene

THAILAND CONVENTION & EHIBITION BUREAU (TCEAB) . TCEB has three 360 videos: “Legends Retold” (which looks at Thailand’s culture), “Days of Wonder” (beautiful places), and “A City Full of Dreams” (the country as a business destination).

2017 94

Report: World’s Top Meetings Destinations in 2018

SmartMeetings

percent) and Thailand (11.5 Roofs in Pura Besakih Temple in Bali Island, Indonesia. Colorado, Dallas and Las Vegas are trending for planners. In Europe, countries in top demand by meeting planners are Spain, the United Kingdom and France.

2018 90

When Canceling Doesn?t Feel Like the Right Thing to Do

PCMA Convene

Another benefit was the number of people who participated internationally, including suicidologists from Latin America and Thailand, Singer said. “At

2020 97

25 Things You Didn’t Know About Gerilyn Horan

Connect Your Meetings

The destination at the top of my travel bucket list is… Southeast Asia: Thailand and Vietnam. Gerilyn Horan must have been destined for great things in hospitality. After all, her first job with Hilton Hotels was at the famed Waldorf-Astoria in New York City. She built a career at luxury properties in Napa Valley and Hong Kong before taking a turn on the other side of the table at HelmsBriscoe.

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