Exhibition Walkabouts: Targeting association buyers and media, featured destinations such as India Tourism, JNTO and TCEB will get to make quick introductions and exchanges with these sought-after delegates at their own pavilions / booths during these guided sessions over two days.
Meet-The-Corporates: Conducted in a speed-dating format, IT&CM Asia exhibitors like Dubai Business Events have opted to meet and connect with attending CTW corporate travel/procurement professionals over two one-hour sessions over two days.
Say Hi to Everyone: Formatted as an interactive ice-breaker and helmed by MICE Strategist and Hospitality Consultant Mr David Barrett, this session allows all delegates to get a sense of who’s who at this year’s show and to identify profiles they would like to meet across both events, kick-starting connections before business days begin.
In line with the strong take-up of new initiatives, more brands have also opted for captive engagement sessions this year with an extensive line-up of sponsored events to date. TCEB will be presenting a “Corporate Exchange, Exclusively Thailand” networking mirroring the new “Meet-The-Corporates” format, featuring up to 48 Thai suppliers, and attended solely by corporate buyers over 2 days.
Our new branding Thailand Redefine Your Business Events inspires us to find every window of opportunity to create value and enhance return on investment and return on time for MICE stakeholders. Our partnership with IT&CMA in launching Corporate Exchange, Exclusively Thailand initiative is a perfect match with our new branding. We are excited to see the Thai suppliers and Corporate Travel Managers leverage on this new initiative and deepen their interaction in an exclusive setting.
Meanwhile on the CTW Asia-Pacific front, sponsor CWT will be fronting the light-hearted interactive session for all CTW delegates over coffee and tea in a corporate networking exclusive.
New exhibitor and sponsor OMT Group joins the line-up of luncheon, cocktail and dinner hosts that presently include Accor Bangkok & Hua Hin Hotels, Conrad Bangkok, Japan by JTB, Marina Bay Sands, TCEB and more. Hosting not one but two functions, this ASEAN-based DMC is aiming to promote their MICE-based itineraries through their Networking Lunch Europe Cruise Preview and Networking Chao Phraya River Cruise Dinner. The latter is also open to invited exhibitors.
This year’s IT&CM Asia will see expanded exhibition space taken up by some exhibitors. JTB’s space will increase by 250%, Seoul Tourism Organisation’s and Ministry of Tourism, Republic of Indonesia’s booth will expand by 120%, while Royal Cliff Hotels Group will double its exhibition.
IT&CM Asia will also feature an enhanced knowledge programme with a Sustainability theme that ties across the various sessions including the Asian MICE Cruise Conference, Keynote Lecture, Association Day forums, ASEAN MICE Forum and CTW Asia-Pacific Conference.
IT&CM Asia and CTW Asia-Pacific 2019 will be held from 24 to 26 September at the Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld. For more information, please visit www.itcma.com and www.corporatetravelworld.com/apac
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