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Phuket's MICE Market Showcased at AMCHAM Event

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Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | 3:13 pm

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 14th the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) has organized a tourism event at the Angsana Laguna Phuket focusing on how to grow MICE business in a sustainable manner.

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.

Speakers include:

Supawan Teerarat, Director - Vice President Strategic and Business Development, Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB)

Welf Ebeling, Vice President, APAC - Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)

Mark Simmons, Vice President Sales and Marketing, Asia-Pacific - Outrigger Hotels and 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 this important segment can contribute to the island's focus in generating quality visitors versus quantity.

Registration for the event, which is co-organized by the Greater Phuket Chapter and Travel & Tourism Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) begins at 4:00 p.m., the event runs from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Admission is THB 100. A Networking drinks will follow the event.

To sign up for the event, please visit the website www.amchamthailand.com, contact Sheree Tanpensuk by email - sheree@amchamthailand.com or telephone 02-254-1041 ext 212.

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