PHUKET: The island’s growing MICE market (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) is a key segment which can help Phuket attract quality visitors. On Friday, March 14, the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) will present this tourism development event at the Angsana Laguna Phuket Resort, focusing on how to grow MICE business sustainably.
A series of presentations from the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), and the private sector will lead on into an open session during which the audience will be able to exchange ideas with the speakers and other tourism industry members in attendance.
– Supawan Teerarat, Director - Strategic & Business Development, TCEB
– Welf Ebeling, Vice President, Asia-Pacific, GBTA
– Mark Simmons, Vice President - Sales & Marketing, Asia-Pacific, Outrigger Hotels & Resorts
Shine PR’s Natasha Eldred will serve as moderator.
The event is open to the public and presents a tremendous opportunity for those associated with hotels, tourism and the service industry to learn more about Phuket’s MICE sector and how it can contribute to the island’s focus on generating quality visitors (not quantity).
Registration for the event begins at 4:00pm, with the presentations and discussions starting at 4:30 and continuing until 6:00pm. Admission 100 baht.
Networking drinks will follow the formal program.
To sign up for the event, please visit the website at left or contact Sheree Tanpensuk at the email address provided, or telephone her on 02-254 1041. If phoning, ask for extension 212.