BANGKOK, 15 February 2017: Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau has outlined a strategy to boost the country’s domestic MICE industry this year.
TCEB president, Nopparat Maythaveekulchai, said 2017 should establish another milestone for the growth of the domestic MICE market.
Core elements focus on four marketing areas. Read more
BANGKOK, 1 February 2017: Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau says all 10 ASEAN ministers have endorsed the Thailand MICE Venue Standard as the model to adopt across the 10-nation region.
TCEB president, Nopparat Maythaveekulchai, said TCEB would take the lead role to finalise the ASEAN MICE Venue Standard based largely on features in Thailand’s own venue standard.
“The vote of confidence from the ASEAN minsters confirmed the ASEAN MICE Venue Standard, will be based on the framework of the Thailand MICE Venue Standard,” he said. Read more
BANGKOK, 6 December 2016: Thailand Convention and Exhibitions Bureau has launched “Thailand CONNECT Your Vibrant Journey to Business Success” campaign targeting Europe’s meeting planners.
The campaign aims to attract more business events from Europe to Thailand.
It was officially launched at IBTM World, Barcelona 2016, late last month, to international MICE delegates and media representatives. Read more
BANGKOK, 19 October 2016: Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau recommends MICE travellers visiting Thailand to continue with their travel plans.
The notice acknowledged that most Thai people will be wearing black or white dress as a sign of mourning, but this is not required of business travellers attending events in Thailand.
However, TCEB said it would be appreciated if visitors wore appropriate clothing when in public. They should recognise the country is in mourning, but Thai people welcome visitors and this sentiment has not changed. Read more
BANGKOK, 27 September 2016: Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau will concentrate on professional associations to bid for events in five key business sectors, according to its 2017 business plan.
The government’s Thailand 4.0 economic model aims to develop Thailand into a value-based economy, and high income country driven by creativity and innovations.
TCEB president, Nopparat Maythaveekulchai, confirmed it the bureau will concentrate on five key industries; health and wellness; energy; food and agribusiness; infrastructure and logistics; and automotive and electronics. Read more
BANGKOK, 12 September 2016: Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau aims to promote Chiang Rai as a new meetings and events destination specifically for the China market.
TCEB president, Nopparat Maythaveekulchai, said the bureau showcased Chiang Rai at the IBTM CHINA 2016, held late last week in Beijing, to introduce the far-north province to China’s events planners.
Chiang Rai is being positioned as a new events destination for small meetings with a green tourism branding. Read more
BANGKOK, 22 August 2016: Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau has launched Thailand Incentive & Meeting Exchange 2016 (TIME 2016) to broaden the meeting and incentive business.
TCEB president, Nopparat Maythaveekulchai, said TIME was a new platform to offer insights and encourage exchange and business negotiations starting with the China market.
China is the biggest tourism market for Thailand with almost 8 million visitors, last year, and heading for 10 million this year. Read more
BANGKOK, 19 August 2016: Thailand will host 154 business events from now until the end of the year, the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau reported Thursday.
The events cover large-scale corporate events, incentives, conventions, exhibitions and mega events.
In the incentive segment, Pro-Health 2016 will be hosted in Phuket 28 August to 11 September with 5,500 participants. Read more
BANGKOK, 28 July 2016: Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau will organise the ‘Thailand Incentive and Meeting Exchange 2016’ (TIME 2016), a brand new event that will deliver market intelligence to expand Thailand’s MICE business.
The event will be hosted Tuesday, 16 August, at Grand Hall I, Plaza Athenee, Bangkok, Royal Meridien Hotel in Bangkok.
TIME 2016 will be TCEB’s annual educational platform to share experiences related to the meetings and incentives travel business. Read more
BANGKOK, 7 June 2016: Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau plans to boost domestic events to support the government policies to revitalise the country’s economic growth.
TCEB president, Nopparat Maythaveekulchai, said domestic MICE market programmes would play a key role to drive sustainable growth in 2017.
“The bureau has outlined its DMICE promotions with four key strategic projects to encourage public, private, people, and communities to work hand in hand to move forward,” he said last week. Read more