The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power and Energy Society (PES) Generation Transmission and Distribution (GTD) Grand International Conference & Exposition Asia 2019 (IEEE PES GTD ASIA 2019) was held from 19 to 23 March in Bangkok after more than 40 years of being organised only in the United States.
TCEB is moving forward to promote international conventions and exhibitions in Thailand in 2019, focusing on winning bids to host new major events to respond to the government’s Thailand 4.0 Policy on national target industry. For 2019, 43 major events are secured, and it is expected that the projected number of MICE travellers of 133,435 will generate more than 5,025 billion baht of income for Thailand.
Following a highly competitive Search for a Home from capital cities and regional centres across Australia, the Australian Event Awards is delighted to announce its partnership with Tourism Western Australia, VenuesLive and the Events Industry Association WA for the 2019 Australian Event Awards and Symposium on 16 – 18 September 2019.
The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB)-Business is launching a "Golden Pig Reward" promotion targeting MICE groups originating from mainland China to celebrate 2019 being "Year of the Golden Pig". There are also three exhibition support schemes for Chinese organisers, exhibitors and trade visitors.
“To be voted the World's Best Airport for the seventh consecutive year is a truly fabulous achievement for Changi Airport, and this award continues to underline the airport's popularity with international air travellers." - Edward Plaisted, CEO of Skytrax
Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park and Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa at Nai Yang Beach have appointed new general managers since the beginning of 2019. And check out the year's most tempting breakfast buffet promotion in Bangkok!
Recent statistics indicates that Thailand’s conventions sector continues to grow with rising numbers of conferences in broader areas such as technologies and startups following trends in the global business. The bureau also reported that Thailand is ranked No. 1 destination in ASEAN for hosting largest numbers of conferences according to a recent international ranking conducted by ICCA. These results underscored Thailand as a leading destination for business events trusted by international associations while the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) emphasised that the bureau will continue to prompt the Thai industries to host more international conventions.
Jewel Changi Airport (Jewel), a multi-dimensional tourist destination, will open its doors to the world on 17 April 2019.
Designed by a consortium comprising Safdie Architects, led by world renowned architect Moshe Safdie, as well as architects from RSP Architects Planners and Engineers and Benoy, Jewel will feature a distinctive dome-shaped façade made of glass and steel. The concept for Jewel’s design represents the juxtaposition of a park and marketplace. This is exemplified in the lush Forest Valley and majestic Rain Vortex that take centerstage in the complex, surrounded by over 280 retail stores and eateries.
Medan is the fourth largest city in Indonesia and the main international gateway to North Sumatra, including major tourist attractions such as Lake Toba. Medan is accessible by air from major cities such as Singapore, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur etc. through its Kualanamu International Airport, one of Indonesia’s largest air hubs.
The city’s MICE industry recently got a boost with the launch of Radisson Medan on 26 February 2019, adding more than 1,500 square meters of meeting space to the scene. Perfectly positioned on Jalan H. Adam Malik in downtown Medan, surrounded by corporate offices and retail malls, Radisson Medan is suitable for all guests, especially local and international business travellers. Its extensive facilities include two floors of flexible function space, including a ballroom, nine meeting rooms and a large pre-function area. Supported by professional event planners and audio-visual flair, Radisson Medan is set to become one of Medan’s leading venues for large-scale company conferences, social occasions and weddings.
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