Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is moving forward to leverage MICE venues to achieve ASEAN venue standards. Highlighting the role of Thailand as the leader of regional MICE standard development, TCEB has a high hope to equalise regional venue standards in regard to compete on a global scale.
Mr Chiruit Isarangkun Na Ayuthaya, President of TCEB, disclosed that this year, TCEB, as the representative of Thailand, has continued to empower Thai MICE industry on ASEAN stage, and have prepared to propose the direction of standardisation for Exhibition Venue category under ASEAN MICE Venue Standards - AMVS at the meeting held during 13-15 September 2018, at Centara Grand at CentralWorld.
In 2016, ASEAN agreed to use Thailand’s MICE venue standard as ASEAN venue standards. Consequently, member countries have begun to implement the standards in meetings room category.
Currently, Thailand has the highest number of MICE venues certified with ASEAN MICE Venue Standards - AMVS, compared to other ASEAN countries. The total of 13 AMVS-certified venues across Thailand comprises:
Countries certified with ASEAN MICE Venue Standards (AMVS) are as follows: Brunei 3 venues / Cambodia 5 venues / Indonesia 5 venues / Laos 5 venues / Malaysia 5 venues / Myanmar 5 venues / Philippines 5 venues / Singapore 4 venues / Vietnam 5 venues / and Thailand 13 venues.
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