The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) The key government agency responsible for destination marketing and promotion of tourism in Thailand with 15 offices.
Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT) TCT is a private sector legal entity and an umbrella organization that represents Thailand's key travel and tourism industry As Thailand’s ly listed national carrier, THAI Airways is committed to helping Thailand become the MICE hub of Asia with consistent support given to meeting and incentive planners/organizers worldwide. The combined THAI and Star Alliance network helps international associations, multinational companies and other global groups facilitate their worldwide travel needs seamlessly through, offering access to 795 airports in 139 countries.
Thailand Incentive & Convention Association (TICA)TICA is a non-profit organization with a membership consisting primarily of key players involved in the organization of meetings, incentives and conventions in Thailand. TICA's function is to aid the growth of Thailand as a preferred destination for meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions.
Trade Exhibition Association (Thai) (TEA) TEA represents professional players in the Thai exhibition and convention industry acquiring excellence in all aspects of meeting management.
THA consists of member organizations representing leading hotels from all over Thailand. THA coordinates the accommodation needs of large international MICE events. Membership of the Association is a guarantee of quality and reliability of services delivered.
AACVB - The Asian Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus. AACVB wasformed in1983 to create regional cooperation in developing Asia’s convention potential and to promote the region as an ideal convention destination.
IAEE - The International Association of Exhibitions and Events IAEE formerly the International Association for Exhibition Management. Today IAEE represents over 10,000 individuals in 52 countries who conduct and support exhibitions around the world. http://www.iaee.com/
ICCA - International Congress & Convention Association ICCA is the global association leader for the international meetings industry and specialises in the international association meetings sector, offering unrivalled data, education, communication channels, and business development and networking opportunities. Since its establishment in 1963, ICCA represents the world's top destinations and most experienced suppliers specialised in handling, transporting and accommodating international meetings and events, and comprises of over 1,100 member companies and organisations in almost 100 countries and territories worldwide. https://www.iccaworld.org/
IFEA - International Festivals and Events Association Founded in 1956 as the Festival Manager's Association, the International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA World) today is ‘The Premier Association Supporting and Enabling Festival & Event Professionals Worldwide.’ In partnership with global affiliates under the umbrellas of IFEA Africa, IFEA Asia, IFEA Australia / New Zealand, IFEA Europe, IFEA Latin America, IFEA Middle East, and IFEA North America, the organization's common vision is for "A Globally United Industry that Touches Lives in a Positive Way through Celebration." http://www.ifea.com/
GBTA - Global Business Travel Association GBTA is the world’s largest professional association representing the $1.4 trillion business travel industry. Our global membership includes 9,000-plus business travel professionals from every continent. Collectively, our members directly control more than $345 billion of global business travel and meetings expenditures annually, and also represent every facet of the global travel industry marketplace. http://www.gbta.org/
MPI - Meeting Professionals International MPI is the largest meeting and event industry association worldwide. Founded in 1972, MPI provides innovative and relevant education, networking opportunities and business exchanges, and acts as a prominent voice for the promotion and growth of the industry. MPI has a global community of 60,000 meeting and event professionals including 15,000 engaged members. It has nearly 70 chapters and clubs, with members in more than 70 countries worldwide. http://www.mpi.org/
PCMA - Professional Convention Management Association PCMA is a professional organization with more than 7,000 members in 37 countries and audience of 50,000 across North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia with 17 chapters and activities in 30 countries. From the heart of PCMA — the Education Foundation, to the authority of Live Stream events Digital Experience Institute, along with the acquisition of ICESAP. http://www.pcma.org/
SITE - The Society for Incentive Travel Excellence SITE is the only Business Events association dedicated exclusively to the global incentive travel industry. Founded in 1973, SITE are a professional association of 2,500 members located in 90 countries, working in corporations, agencies, airlines, cruise companies and across the entire destination supply chain. SITE is deeply committed to the new generation and operates a best-in-class Young Leaders program and dedicated annual conference. http://www.siteglobal.com/
UFI - Global Association of the Exhibition Industry UFI is the global association of the world’s leading tradeshow organisers and fairground owners, as well as the major national and international exhibition associations, and selected partners of the exhibition industry. UFI’s main goal is to represent, promote and support the business interests of its members and the exhibition industry. UFI directly represents around 50,000 exhibition industry employees globally, and also works closely with its 54 national and regional association members. http://www.ufi.org/
UIA – Union of International Associations UIA is a research institute and documentation centre, based in Brussels. Non-profit, apolitical, independent, and non-governmental in nature, UIA has been a pioneer in the research, monitoring and provision of information on international organizations, international associations and their global challenges since 1907. UIA’s focus today is on promoting the internationality of these organizations and in representing the collective views of international bodies. http://www.uia.org/