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Thailand Announces "BOI Fair 2011"; Five Leading Thai and Foreign Companies Agree to Take Part

The Board of Investment of Thailand
2010-11-19 11:54 1261

BANGKOK, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Thai Prime Minister, Abhisit Vejjajiva, announced the plan for the exhibition -- BOI Fair 2011: Going Green for the Future, stating that the BOI 2011 event was an important project in which the government and private sectors would cooperate to show the strength and potential of Thailand's industry. It will be held from 10 to 25 November 2011 at the Impact Exhibition and Convention Center at Muang Thong Thani.

"Next year, 2011, will mark the completion of H. M. the King's seventh cycle," the Prime Minister said. "The BOI Fair 2011 is being held as part of the celebration of this auspicious event."

Not only will the BOI Fair 2011 build confidence in Thailand, it will also provide an opportunity for businesses in all areas to come together to exhibit technology and innovation and to display their products. In addition, there will be a "CEO Forum," a seminar for top executives from leading international companies, which will offer another channel to showcase the achievements and potential of Thai industry.

Mrs Atchaka Sibunruang, the Secretary General of the Board of Investment (BOI), said that the BOI Fair 2011: Going Green for the Future will encompass both outdoor and indoor areas totalling about 240,000 square metres. The outdoor area, occupying 166,000 square metres of space beside the Muang Thong Thani lake, will feature the Royal Pavilion, 84 outdoor pavilions, in reference to H. M. the King's 84th birthday in 2011 and will be used to exhibit the latest technology and innovation from both Thai and foreign countries.

The indoor exhibits have a total area of approximately 60,000 square metres. The space will be used to display and sell products from many different industries, including agriculture, food, beverages, electrical devices, fashion, gems, and ornamental items.

As of now, five Thai and foreign companies have expressed interest in participating in the BOI Fair 2011. They are: 1) Charoen Pokphand Group; 2) PTT Public Company, Ltd; 3) Sony Group of Companies (Thailand); 4) Thai Samsung Electronics (Thailand) Co., Ltd.; and 5) Toyota Motors Thailand Co., Ltd.

Companies interested in reserving space or desiring further information contact the BOI Fair 2011 Organizer Office by telephone at +66-2-553-8300, by fax at +66-2-553-8333, by email at boifair2011@boi.go.th, or visit the website at www.boifair2011.com.

Source: The Board of Investment of Thailand
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