TCEB Seize More on Chinese Exhibitions Market Offering Extra Benefits to Expand Business in ASEAN

27 April 2016/ Beijing, People’s Republic of China - The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau or TCEB held Thailand-China Business Forum 2016 in Beijing, People’s Republic of China to attract more exhibition and trade visitors from China offering extra benefits to expand business potentials in ASEAN region through Thai-land’s exhibitions platform under its new global marketing communication initiative; ‘Thailand Extra Exhibition.’

Speaking at the Thailand-China Business Forum 2016, Mrs. Jaruwan Suwannasat, Di-rector of Exhibitions and Events Department of TCEB disclosed that “In 2016, the ASEAN region enters a new chapter of economic integration. China is in an attempt to strengthen its role as a partner for ASEAN. Thailand’s exhibition industry will perform as another milestone of achievement in building relationship particularly in enhancing trade ties between China and the Kingdom of Thailand. Thailand’s today shift to become ASEAN’s capital of connectivity due to the recent government’s infrastructure development and expansion project to seamlessly link ASEAN and verge as a regional’s powerhouse of production and export where will enable Chinese businesses to expand their market to the ASEAN.’

China is Thailand’s top source and key partners in many aspects from trade, investment to the exhibitions and trade fairs. The bilateral ties between Thailand and China have been tightened since the signing of China-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) and dramatically increased. In 2015, the bilateral trade between Thailand and China have reached more than US$64.8 billion adding that Thailand was China 15th largest trading partner last years while China is Thailand’s 2nd largest trading partners.

27 April 2016/ Beijing, People’s Republic of China - The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau or TCEB held Thailand-China Business Forum 2016 in Beijing, People’s Republic of China to attract more exhibition and trade visitors from China offering extra benefits to expand business potentials in ASEAN region through Thai-land’s exhibitions platform under its new global marketing communication initiative; ‘Thailand Extra Exhibition.’

Speaking at the Thailand-China Business Forum 2016, Mrs. Jaruwan Suwannasat, Di-rector of Exhibitions and Events Department of TCEB disclosed that “In 2016, the ASEAN region enters a new chapter of economic integration. China is in an attempt to strengthen its role as a partner for ASEAN. Thailand’s exhibition industry will perform as another milestone of achievement in building relationship particularly in enhancing trade ties between China and the Kingdom of Thailand. Thailand’s today shift to become ASEAN’s capital of connectivity due to the recent government’s infrastructure development and expansion project to seamlessly link ASEAN and verge as a regional’s powerhouse of production and export where will enable Chinese businesses to expand their market to the ASEAN.’

China is Thailand’s top source and key partners in many aspects from trade, investment to the exhibitions and trade fairs. The bilateral ties between Thailand and China have been tightened since the signing of China-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) and dramatically increased. In 2015, the bilateral trade between Thailand and China have reached more than US$64.8 billion adding that Thailand was China 15th largest trading partner last years while China is Thailand’s 2nd largest trading partners.

Thailand strives to promote further relation with China in trade fair and exhibitions sector by conducting Thailand-China Business Forum 2016. The business forum is a join force between TCEB and 6 trade show organizers; Asian Exhibition Services (AES) Ltd., Diversified Communications (Thailand) Co., Ltd, IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd., Nishio Rent All (Thailand) Co., Ltd., N.C.C. Management & Development Co., Ltd., The ExhibiZ Co., Ltd. to unveil its new ‘Thailand Extra Exhibition - Expand Your Business Opportunities in ASEAN aiming to inform China’s business community of the potential opportunities and extra benefit of attending the exhibitions in Thailand.

“China is No.1 international trade visitors among the world to Thailand’s exhibition market and respectively growth around 10 per cent annually. In 2015, Chinese trade visitors have visited Thailand with the growth rate of 11.8%. Thailand, thus, see the high potential to expand our exhibitions sector to Chinese market and expect to increase more Chinese trade visitors from Automotive, Healthcare & Wellness and Energy sectors,” added Jaruwan.

The new Thailand Extra Exhibition initiative underlines the country's strengths and privileges through a number of core new initiatives and will be implemented throughout 2016 to emphasise Thailand's value in the next stage of ASEAN connectivity and showcases the wide spectrum of TCEB's support and services. Thailand offers huge potential as a marketplace for exhibitions and with that, unrivalled business opportunities.

Under the launch of new campaign - Thailand Extra Exhibition – TCEB is offering the Ex-hibition Extra Advantage Programme, aimed to provide support to international trade visitors looking to grow their business in the ASEAN region.

Thailand Exhibition Extra Advantage Program

Connect Businesses

TCEB's exclusive promotion for groups of qualified trade visitors to match-making at international B2B exhibitions staged in Thailand. Earn US$100 for each trade visitor who achieves three business meetings.

Be My Guest

A buyer appreciation programme to attract key international buyers to trade show in Thailand. Two nights will be granted to a single qualified buyer, selected by the organiser.

Premier Exhibition Access Program

Ensure your success with our customised site-inspection programme. An offering from feasibility study & research of market opportunity to the network linkage with industry con-tact and government relation. On top of that, we are hosting professional hospitality of ground management from landing with immigration fast track, logistic arrangement, the real business experiences of market condition, and industry orientation by government agency.

“With the Thailand Extra Exhibition and its Extra Advantage Programme, we hope the number of Chinese trade visitors will grow more than 10% in 2016 and may draw interests from the business parties in China,” left Jaruwan.

Exhibitions in Thailand reached a milestone with a record of 103 trade shows in 2015. This year the country expects to welcome more than 189,000 international exhibition delegates, generating total revenue of US$494.93 million.

Contact TCEB or check out more list of trade show at www.businesseventsthailand.com

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For more information, please contact

Marketing & Support – Exhibitions & Events Department of TCEB

Ms. Siriwan Kamonwichian | Tel: +662 694 6038 | Email: Siriwan_k@tceb.or.th

Mr. Techadhorn Vilaiwan | Tel: +662 694 6039 | Email: Techadhorn_v@tceb.or.th