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TCEB – Business’ CLMV Road Show 2019 delivers record results for Thai MICE industry

Leads come from “Fly and Meet Double Bonus – Redefined” and “ASEAN+6 Visitor Privilege” campaigns.

Bangkok, Thailand – Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) – Business is achieving record results from its recent CLMV Road Show 2019 that generated nearly 70 new leads on business events originating from Cambodia, Myanmar, and Vietnam between January and March this year.

Mrs. Nichapa Yoswee, TCEB’s Senior Vice President – Business, said: “We are pleased to see results from our “Fly and Meet Double Bonus – Redefined” and “ASEAN+6 Visitor Privilege” campaigns. The response from CLMV countries has been very gratifying and gives us something to build on.”

For meeting and incentive (MI), leads from Cambodia totalled 13 groups with 1,681 participants from beverage, pharmaceutical, insurance and direct selling industries. From Myanmar totalled six groups with 580 participants from medical and agricultural industries. From Vietnam totalled 28 groups with 2,810 participants from pharmaceutical, medical, banking and media sectors.

The benefits of TCEB’s “Fly and Meet Double Bonus – Redefined” campaign in partnership with Bangkok Airways include financial support, fast-track immigration service at Suvarnabhumi airport, cultural performances, meet-and-greet services, one free air ticket of every 30 tickets purchased, pre-assign group seating, priority boarding and extra baggage allowances.

Application is open now until 31 August 2019, with travel completed by 30 September 2019, for groups of at least 30 persons, fly to Thailand on Bangkok Airways, stay for at least two nights, or hold an event at a venue recognised by the Thailand MICE Venue Standard. 

For exhibition (E), leads from Myanmar totalled seven groups, each with at least 10 trade visitors. They are signed up for business negotiations at international exhibitions organised in Thailand, covering medical and pharmaceutical, food processing and packaging, retails, logistics, sport and tourism industries. From Vietnam totalled 15 groups with 250 participants for food and agriculture, construction, infrastructure, health and wellness, retails, lifestyle and automotive trade exhibitions.

The “ASEAN+6 Visitor Privilege” campaign offers Chambers of Commerce, federations, trade associations, industrial publications and non-profit organisations seeking to enhance their member’s business opportunities through trade shows. Participating trade visitors must commit to three meetings per person, or a total of thirty meetings across the group, at Thailand’s trade shows with the aid of TCEB subsidies and accommodation. Delegations must have at least 10 persons from the ASEAN+6 countries. 

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