Venue sponsor Holiday Inn Bangkok Sukhumvit played host to over 100 delegates
Over 100 top-tier buyers, travel managers, leading hoteliers, media and partners congregated at the preview reception of Holiday Inn Bangkok Sukhumvit this evening, in anticipation of the latest happenings for the upcoming IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2014.
Speakers at the preview reception included Darren Ng, Managing Director of TTG Asia Media, Supawan Teerarat, Vice President – Strategic and Business Development of Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), Sumate Sudasna, President of Thailand Incentive and Convention Association (TICA) and Bart Callens, General Manager of Holiday Inn Bangkok Sukhumvit.
As organiser of IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific, Ng said “As part of our continuous engagement with the local industry, we have collaborated with Holiday Inn Bangkok Sukhumvit to host our annual preview reception this year. Through this preview reception, we seek to keep the industry informed of upcoming highlights at this year’s IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific, and at the same time, garner support and strengthen our relationships with important local players.”
Highlights revealed at the preview reception included the new partnerships with established organisations Site, MPI and ACTE to develop and deliver educational sessions, big-name corporate travel brands on board as new sponsors for CTW Asia-Pacific, and an expanded Association Day and Corporate Performance Forums returning for the second year on the 1 and 2 October respectively.
Venue sponsor Callens expressed, “We were very delighted to be the host venue for IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific’s preview reception. We see this as an exclusive opportunity for us to showcase our brand and products and services to the local MICE and Corporate market. After tonight, we anticipate and look forward to establishing stronger relationships with the international industry delegates at the show in October.”
On top of the exclusive networking opportunities provided at the preview reception, attendees were taken on an exclusive tour of Holiday Inn Bangkok Sukhumvit. Affirming the importance of the tour, Callens said, “Holiday Inn Bangkok Sukhumvit is dedicated to corporate travellers as they are our main target market. MICE and Corporate travellers will be able to experience our full range of facilities suitable for their needs such as our Events Centre, free Wi-Fi service and an executive lounge for corporate guests.”
“Our strategic location is another winning factor. Sukhumvit is one of the most vibrant international business districts in Bangkok and Holiday Inn Bangkok Sukhumvit is within close proximity to public transport, local parks, shopping malls, dining and entertainment. This is the perfect choice for both MICE and corporate travellers,” he added.
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