Thailand is undeniably Asia’s premier MICE destination. According to a survey of international MICE participants, Thailand is known for its diversity and range of international MICE venues, including newer venues located in all regions across the nation. Both MICE organisers and exhibitors from around the world see the readiness, capabilities, and charm of the assortment of venues that have attracted the attention of the international MICE community. They are well aware that MICE venues in Thailand offer safe, reliable, and truly unique opportunities that will impress the most discerning of MICE participants.
The International Exhibition and Convention Centre Commemorating His Majesty’s 7th Cycle Birthday Anniversary in Chiang Mai is a huge venue located on 326 rais (130 acres) and features a beautiful Lanna-style design emphasising the unique Northern culture. The venue is ideally suited for all kinds of domestic and international conferences, seminars, exhibitions, and trade shows. With a usable area of over 60,000 square metres, and modern facilities and services, CMECC is perfectly placed to meet the needs of all MICE events, and it hosted the opening of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The venue is surrounded by many three-to-five-star hotels, natural tourist attractions, major department stores, and countless delicious restaurants.
More information: http://www.cmecc-mice.com/
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Union Hall is a multi-purpose space ready to meet the needs of all types of events. Located at the Union Mall Shopping Centre, the venue boasts a total area of 15,000 square metres. The Union Hall design features strong weight-bearing floating floors as part of its acoustic interior design that prevents outside noise from infiltrating through the floors below, and noise from inside the venue disturbing the outside areas.
More information: https://unionhallthailand.com/
Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld is located in the heart of Bangkok’s premier shopping and business district. The venue is easily accessible via car or the elevated BTS Skytrain system. The 5-star hotel is one of the jewels in the Centara Hotels & Resorts Group’s portfolio of properties and with its combination of urban living and resort-style amenities, it is perfect for anyone wanting to shop, travel, or do business. The hotel’s 26th floor features the award-winning SPA Cenvaree, as well as a fitness centre, tennis courts, and outdoor swimming pool.
The Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld has a total area of 5,250 square metres, making it the perfect venue for meetings, exhibitions, concerts, and all manner of social events. The 26th floor also features a lush garden area with its green space extending down to the 23rd floor offering more fantastic options for a truly unique event. With its combination of more traditional and exotic spaces, the Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld is bound to meet the needs of every style of MICE event.
More information: https://www.centarahotelsresorts.com/centaragrand/th/cgcw
A unique venue in the central Ratchaprasong area of Bangkok, The Society by RISE Innovation Hub is located on the 22nd floor of Gaysorn Tower and is easily accessible via the elevated Skywalk from the BTS Chidlom station. The Society has the answers for event organisers looking for a new type of venue to host their seminar, workshop, press conference, talk, product launch, or pitch day. The Society comes equipped with state-of-the-art IT equipment and free Wi-Fi for visitors.
More information: https://www.facebook.com/RISECorporateInnovation/
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Lido Connect is a collaborative project between the Property Management of Chulalongkorn University (PMCU) and LOVEiS Entertainment, and is designed as a space for all types of arts and cultural activity including the performing arts, music, fine arts, and literature. The venue’s overarching concept is “The Unexpected Experience” and everyone from all generations is welcome to be a part of the post-renovation Lido in the space formerly occupied by three movie theatres that are forever part of the iconic history of the Siam Square area.
- Lido 1 is a movie theatre screening quality independent fare from its partners including the Documentary Club.
- Lido 2 is the Live House venue for music performances.
- Lido 3, or the Blackbox, is a flexible space for innovative art experiences and activities.
Lido Connect also boasts a number of shops in the front activity area, as well as a street art space for the new generation of creators.
More information: https://www.facebook.com/lidoconnect/
The Southeast Asia Centre (SEAC) is the first and largest comprehensive centre for leadership and senior management development in the ASEAN region. The centre is located on more than 4,500 square metres on the 21st floor of the FYI Centre, a certified LEED-efficient building in downtown Bangkok, conveniently located near the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre. SEAC is committed to delivering holistic, end-to-end learning experiences for all; to develop new and essential skills and open up new perspectives for individuals and organisations to keep pace with today’s competitive and fast-paced world. Whether it is the new generation looking to define themselves in today’s market, people wanting to break free from traditional limitations, or high-level executives wanting to transform their organisation, SEAC offers world-class, innovative, goal-specific learning experiences. The SEAC SPACE covers three floors and includes 12 main meeting rooms, 12 smaller sub-meeting rooms, a techno booth zone with nine booths, and four dining areas.
More information: https://seasiacenter.com/
3. Special MICE Venues
Baan Kang Wat is a collection of 13 half-timber, half-cement houses, where art lovers from all manner of backgrounds who value living a simple life focussed on achieving peace of mind congregate. Baan Kang Wat features a main courtyard with tiered seating, shop, café, spaces for meetings and workshops, a book store, a gallery, and many Instagrammable corners. It is a beautifully atmospheric location surrounded by nature that offers a unique space for small concerts, talks, seminars, exhibitions, workshops, or other events. Baan Kang Wat is close to the city and easily accessible via Chiang Mai’s red song taews, Grab, or private car.
More Information: https://www.facebook.com/Baankangwat/
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Columbia Pictures Aquaverse is the world’s first Columbia Pictures movie-themed theme park and water park. The park opened on 12 October 2022 and is just 20 minutes from Pattaya, on Bang Saray beach in Chonburi. Situated on 40 acres, the movie-themed park features innovative rides and attractions featuring iconic characters from blockbuster movies from Sony and Columbia, on both land and water. New attractions continue to be added, and the park also features a gift shop and other retail outlets, and a giant wave pool with a stage for live music and giant LED screen with Dolby DTS Surround Sound for movie screenings. Columbia Pictures Aquaverse offers a great venue for group activities for MICE travellers.
More information: https://www.facebook.com/ColumbiaPicturesAquaverse/
The perfect location to organise events in a green area in the heart of Bangkok is CU Centenary Park at Chulalongkorn University. The park is more than 11 acres in size and a purpose-created green area in line with Bangkok’s “Green & Clean City” policy. The park is a public space designed for learning and offers the opportunity for exchanges between the student population and the wider community, people and nature. The park offers a space for health and well-being related, musical and cultural community and social activities throughout the year. The park has already been the recipient of a number of local and international awards including for Large-scale Completed Project from the World Landscape Architecture Awards (WLA) 2019, and the WOW (Wonder of Well-being) Awards 2022. The park has quickly become a model park attracting interest from institutions and others for study visits.
More information: https://pmcu.co.th/?page_id=9921