Centara raises MICE benchmark

BANGKOK, 10 September 2019: Centara Hotels & Resorts is raising the bar for corporate meetings and events in Bangkok, with the aim of hosting 100,000 MICE delegates at three world-class convention hotels in Bangkok this year, positioning the Thai capital as a key gateway city for the international MICE sector.

Centara provides guests with a range of exceptional accommodation and large-scale meeting venues in Bangkok. Whether companies are planning a large-scale conference, a customer thank you party, an award ceremony, a product launch, a media briefing or an executive strategy session; this professional group has the perfect proposal.

Bangkok Convention Centre at Centara Grand at CentralWorld

With an unsurpassed location in the heart of the city, Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld is one of Thailand’s top MICE venues.

Event organisers have multiple options to choose from, including the World Ballroom, which can seat up to 1,000 guests, and 17 Lotus Suites for between 10 and 400 people.

For the biggest international mega-events, the pillar-free Convention Hall can accommodate a staggering 7,000 delegates, while the 23rd-floor corporate retreat, M23, features four naturally lit meeting room, a kitchen, reception area and even a private putting green! With 505 rooms and suites, Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld also has the capacity to house many of its delegates under one roof.

The hotel’s array of acclaimed drinking and dining venues, including CRU Champagne Bar – one of the world’s highest champagne destinations –  provide the perfect backdrop for unwinding after a day’s conference or for toasting the latest big deal.

Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao

Alternatively, Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok offers a fantastic collection of function spaces and facilities. 

The vast BCC Hall can accommodate up to 3,800 guests for a cocktail reception, while the Vibhavadee Ballroom can host 2,000 guests for a reception, or be split into three smaller pillarless venues for medium-sized gatherings. Finally, 17 elegant suites are ideal for training sessions, board meetings, workshops and more.

Following the extension of Bangkok’s BTS network, guests can now travel to and from this 565-room hotel by Skytrain, using the recently extended Green Line. The new Ha Yaek Lat Phrao BTS station, which opened in August 2019, offers direct connections from downtown Bangkok and is just six stops from the Airport Rail Link making this hotel the most perfectly accessible location for both the airport transfers and the bright city lights.

Vayupak Grand Ballroom at Centra by Centara Government Complex

Just a short distance away, the recently refurbished 212-room Centra by Centara Government Complex Hotel & Convention Centre is nestled in the heart of the Thai government complex at Chaeng Watthana, not far from IMPACT Muang Thong Thani, Thailand’s largest conference and exhibition venue.

With a 3,000-guest Convention Centre and 26 function spaces in two dedicated buildings, this modern hotel is able to host multiple events simultaneously. And with an amazing auditorium perched atop its very own water garden and a glass-walled reception area with panoramic views, this will create spectacular occasions that live long in the memory!

With almost 1,300 rooms and suites across its three convention hotels in Bangkok, Centara can house every business traveller and conference delegate in style and comfort. Whichever hotel companies choose, they will be fully supported by a Centara’s Meetings Redesigned concept, which uses creativity and innovation to bring every gathering to life.

For more information about Centara Hotels & Resorts and to start planning your next corporate event, please visit www.centarahotelsresorts.com.