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Issue 01 November 2013 IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific Stages Most Successful Event To Date Said Thai exhibitor Sarinya Holloway Groups & Events Manager of Go Vacation This year s edition attracted more buyers and sellers than ever before. The show was a perfect platform for us to penetrate the MICE industry. We had an absolutely full schedule 0 no-shows and benefitted from the good mix of buyers and their commitment towards doing business. We also found the Online Diary facility extremely well-done. Other Corporates National Tourism Organisations (NTOs) and Convention Visitor Bureaus (CVBs) such as Tourism New Zealand Airports of Thailand Dusit International sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck Fukuoka Convention & Visitors Bureau 3rd Planet Pte Ltd and Kenes Asia leveraged on the event as a springboard to reach out to the international media and the global MICE and Corporate Travel industry with their latest announcements. This year s event also saw significant support from sponsors including Abacus International Frasers Hospitality Penang Global Tourism Sukosol Hotels Bangkok Taiwan Convention & Exhibition Association and Travelport. T Largest Thai delegation to date he 21st IT&CMA and 16th CTW AsiaPacific culminated in a successful finish as the World s Doublebill Event in MICE and Corporate Travel honoured its first decade of co-location. Held from 1 to 3 October at the Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld this 2013 event was deemed as the best show to date with the event scoring numerous highs to the satisfaction of all stakeholders. This included some 14 000 business appointments generated over 2 days an impressive buyer-to-exhibitor ratio of 1.6 Buyers to 1 Exhibiting Company fresh procurement opportunities with 60% new MICE Buyers and 47% new Corporate Travel Managers attendance of relevant dynamic and valuable buyer profiles across MICE Association Luxury Travel and Corporate Travel sectors as well as the successful debut of the Association Day programme. This year s edition attracted more buyers and sellers than ever before. We had an absolutely full schedule 0 noshows and benefitted from the good mix of buyers. Go Vacation Thailand Sarinya Holloway Groups & Events Manager The launch of the Online Diary facility also benefitted close to 1 300 exhibitors and buyers enabling them to schedule up to 100% of their business appointments ahead of the event. Collaborating with the best minds and expertise in the field IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2013 delivered its strongest educational lineup featuring some 15 educational sessions and 35 speakers from across the industries the show s largest to date. The success of IT&CMA and CTW AsiaPacific 2013 was also evident in the strong support from industry exhibitors notably from new participants and destination CVBs. This year s showcase featured 122 new exhibiting companies including new participating countries Jordan India and New Zealand. Japan s private MICE sector chose IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific to stage a strong comeback to the MICE scene while Taiwan doubled their confidence in the event with twice the booth space this year. Host country Thailand with their new Thailand Connect brand launched at this year s event featured additional MICE cities Phuket and Khon Kaen amidst overwhelming response from Thailand s private sector that resulted in 15 Thai spillover booths. This is on top of an already strong contingent of 66 organisations in the main Thailand pavilion led by Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB). Post-event feedback from delegates also revealed 86% of exhibitors expect to receive orders over the next 6 to 12 months 80% of exhibitors would like to attend next year s event Over 40% of buyers confirmed purchases at the event Quality exhibitors and business appointments according to 90% of buyers Quality of business matching surpasses that of other industry events according to over 70% of buyers and corporate travel managers A must attend event as compared to other industry shows according to 85% of buyers 2013 Exhibitors Share Their Highlights and Benefits Experienced At IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific We Completed 60 Appointments In Two Days This Event Has Strengthened Our Position In Asia-Pacific Excellent Platform For MICE Business and Opportunities s we are looking for ward to establishing and strengthening our presence in Asia Pacific the opportunity to meet with buyers who are solely focused on MICE makes IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific a good platform to share our MICE offerings. With the opening of the very first Chic Outlet Shopping Village in Asia Suzhou VillageTM we are really excited about bringing this luxury outlet shopping experience to our clients and partners. The show has also enabled Chic Outlet Shopping to promote our new MICE initiatives to existing and potential clients in this region. Chic Outlet Shopping Singapore and Thailand Melvin Ng Account Director A W e have attended the show for a few years now and it has always been well organised and business-oriented. This year we successfully completed 60 appointments with buyers from around 20 nationalities representing different sectors during the two-day event. Most importantly we received useful contacts and leads by being at the show. With Melia Hotels International s wide range of hotel products in Europe and America IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific is an important event for us to leverage on building our network of AsiaPacific customers. This platform has certainly helped strengthen our position in the Asia-Pacific region. Melia Hotels International China Zita Ng Director of Global Corporate Sales Asia Pacific Exhibitor Statistics 2013 Industry Breakdown 2 IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2013 Newsletter Issue 01 November 2013 We Are Reaping The Results Now Thanks To IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific Online Diary Is An Excellent Tool With 95% Appointments Slots Confirmed Prior To The Event It Certainly Reduced Our Stress To Find Genuine Potential Buyers Onsite. I T&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific has helped us to expand our company s awareness and business revenue over the years and we are reaping the results now. This year has been a great show and we are really satisfied with the many quality buyers we had met. O DOC DMC Macau Hong Kong Bruno Simoes Managing Director ur booth was rather popular with the buyers and that certainly kept us busy. In addition to receiving some interesting RFPs we were also able to leverage on IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific to research the international MICE market in terms of competitive and supplier analysis to better plan our future strategies. We also felt that this year s buyers were refreshing with new emerging potentials eager to explore opportunities with us. The newly launched Online Diary was an excellent tool for us. We had 95% of our appointment slots confirmed prior to the event and this certainly reduced our stress to find genuine potential buyers on-site. Siam Express Co. Ltd (Thailand) Thailand Jeremie Descelles Business Development Manager A Great Outreach Platform For Association Suppliers enes needed a platform to share with the industry how it has developed in the Asia region into a strategic partner for many medical and scientific societies since 2010 and IT& CMA and CT W AsiaPacific provided us with the outreach we needed. We were able to reach many of our providers and educate them on where we are going. At the same time we created new opportunities by discussing our views with the industry and sharing what Kenes is all about as a global specialist Professional Conference Organisers. Kenes Asia Singapore Marcel Ewals Director of Business Development K The Best Show We Have Participated At With True Quality Buyers A s a first time exhibitor at IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific we were very impressed with the show. It was well-organised and we achieved our objective of promoting Philippines to many different quality buyers from around the world. The buyers we met were serious and genuinely interested in the MICE offerings we had to offer. Certainly the best show we have participated at. Maria Paz R Alberto President Ark Travel Express Inc Philippines Good Mix of Buyer Profiles. Genuine Buyers With Zero No-Shows I T&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific is the perfect platform for us to show the trade buyers and sellers that Go Vacation is focusing on MICE with its dedicated MICE department. The show was a perfect platform for us to penetrate the MICE industry. We had an absolutely full schedule 0 no-shows and benefitted from the good mix of buyers (ranging from tour operators incentive houses and corporate travel buyers representing the incentive departments of international companies) and their commitment towards doing business. I am delighted that the buyers we met were genuinely interested to do business. Go Vacation Thailand Sarinya Holloway Group & Events Manager IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2013 Newsletter Issue 01 November 2013 3 2013 Buyers and Corporate Travel Manag Buyers We Found The Right Partners Through IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific Great Platform To Explore Venues For Our Association s Upcoming Regional & International Congresses Show Increased International Meetings By 10% This IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific Has Been A Good Ev A great array of exhibitors My appointments had been fruitful as I found several trusted partners in Thailand to work with. The show is a great platform allowing me to get in touch with the right people. Prime Holidays Bulgaria Ltd Bulgaria Antoaneta Petrova General Manager My association organises our regional congress on epilepsy in Asia and Oceania every 2 years for 2 000 delegates. In addition the international congress edition attracts twice the number of delegates. IT&CMA and CTW AsiaPacific has been a great platform to explore new destinations and convention centres that we can hold our future congresses at. International League Against Epilepsy Ireland Richard Holmes International Director of Meetings The quality of suppliers has been improving every year. Meeting and interacting with many good and sincere suppliers created new business relationships with the DMCs in those countries. As a result of that we have increased our international meetings by 10%. Air Safety Equipment USA Captain Shital Rajan President & CEO Luxury Travel Buyers The Online Diary that enables buyers and exhibitors to schedule all their appointments beforehand is extremely convenient and is a big plus of IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific. Further in our search for more partners in Asia I am happy with the new contacts obtained this year. IBC Corporate Travel Russia Anastasia Ivasyuk Operations Supervisor Being Able To Schedule All My Appointments Beforehand Is Extremely Convenient Buyer Statistics 2013 2013 Country Breakdown of all attending Buyers also procure Luxury Travel in 2013 Association Buyers As a first-time buyer to this event I am impressed with how well the show was organised with a wonderful range of exhibitors and lots of activities for delegates. The hosted events in particular were spectacular with good entertainment and hospitality. This is definitely one of the best industry trade shows I ve attended. Southern Cross Travel Agencies Brunei William Tay General Manager One of The Best Industry Trade Shows Attended of all attending Buyers are executives of International Associations or from an Association Management Company. These buyers organise and or make final decisions in congresses conventions or association meetings on a national international basis. 2013 Industry Profiles 4 IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2013 Newsletter Issue 01 November 2013 gers On Why The Event For Deals To Be Made and Important Business Relationships Cemented vent For Them Corporate Travel Managers Relevant Conference Sessions and Quality Exhibitors Motivating Experience Connecting With Like-Minded Peers Nothing beats the kind of face-to-face contact you get at IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific as it does loads to boost confidence in service delivery. The seniority of the exhibitors and the good variety of suppliers covering everything from accommodation to team building and entertainment facilities were the things I was most impressed with. This is the event for deals to be made and important business relationships cemented. Wel-Travel Australia Australia Edwin Kwan Executive Director The conference sessions lined up over the two days provided me with useful and up-to-date information which is relevant to my work. I am also satisfied with the quality of exhibitors I had met. Continental Automotive Holding Co. Ltd Shanghai China Angela Lim Executive Assistant to Vice President Meeting like-minded peers with similar goals and challenges was a motivating experience. I was able to put some of my cost-saving initiatives into perspective and also have new and exciting ideas to trial as well. Corrs Chambers Westgarth Lawyers Australia Stephani McKay Travel Team Leader Exhibitors were of good quality and I had a fruitful experience meeting with current and potential suppliers. I also found the pre-event and postevent activities an interesting way to learn more about the host country Thailand and its MICE potential. Heritage Trails Consulting France Walaimas Cantos Executive Consultant Quality of Exhibitors Stood Out CTW Asia-Pacific broadened my knowledge and gave me a better understanding on how I can apply that knowledge in my organisation. I also found the opportunity to network with many industry peers and gain new information from them extremely valuable. PT Saipem Indonesia Indonesia Rika Sari Business Support Officer Application of Knowledge Learnt and Valuable Peer Learning The networking opportunities were excellent enabling me to widen my contacts. The calibre of the speakers was excellent and the topics were useful and relevant. Another valuable aspect was learning about the common challenges of my corporate travel counterparts in other companies. Accenture Australia Pty Ltd Australia Katherine Hopcroft Travel Management Specialist Excellent Calibre of Speakers Covering Relevant Topics Corporate Travel Manager Statistics 2013 Job Titles IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific is the best venue to widen our networks as the exhibitors are one of the best in the region. More importantly the correct decision makers were there ensuring that I am discussing deals with the right people. Travel Warehouse Inc. Philippines Jaison Yang General Manager Exhibitors Are One of The Best In The Region With Correct Decision Makers Present Travel Specialist 15% Conference Co-ordinator 3% 2% Marketing C-Level Executives Directors 9% 6% Purchasing 4% 20% Finance Travel Manager Human Resource 19% Procurement 7% 6% Operations 8% 1% Others Administrator IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2013 Newsletter Issue 01 November 2013 5 Highlights of The Most Successful IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2013 To Date The World s Only Doublebill Event In MICE and Corporate Travel Years of Co-location Over 80 Business Education and Networking Sessions over 2 days on 30 September containing snippets of key event highlights in a handy takeaway Distribution Of The First Show Preview Enhanced Smartphone App With A New Messaging Feature allowing 14 000 Business Appointments generated 1.6 Buyers 1 Exhibiting Company New Procurement Faces 60% new Buyers 47% new Corporate Travel Managers registered delegates to chat with one another prior during and after the event. Visit www.itcmactw.mobi to download the app. 86% of exhibitors expect to receive orders over the next 6 to 12 months 80% of exhibitors would like to attend next year s event Over 40% of buyers confirmed purchases at the event Quality exhibitors and business appointments according to 90% of buyers Business matching surpasses that of other industry events according to over A must attend event as compared to other industry shows according to 85% 70% of buyers and corporate travel managers Relevant dynamic and valuable buyer profiles across MICE Association Luxury Travel and Corporate Travel sectors Launch of Online Diary facility that benefitted close to 1 300 exhibitors and buyers Up to 100% of Entitled Business Appointments Could Be Scheduled Before The Event for the first time Day 3 Brand New Video Dailies Issues released on 1 2 and 3 October Successful debut of Association of buyers IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2013 In Pictures Business Appointments For the first-time exhibitors and buyers were able to schedule up to 100% of their entitled appointments before the event allowing them to come on-site prepared and focused for their business discussions. The buyers we met were genuinely interested to do business. Go Vacation Thailand Sarinya Holloway Group & Events Manager We saw buyers from around 20 nationalities representing different sectors. 6 IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2013 Newsletter Issue 01 November 2013 Online diary is an excellent tool With 95% appointments slots confirmed prior to the event it certainly reduced our stress to find genuine potential buyers onsite. Siam Express Co. Ltd (Thailand) Thailand Jeremie Descelles Business Development Manager The best show we have participated at with true quality buyers. Ark Travel Express Inc Philippines Maria Paz R Alberto President Exhibition Showcase Featuring 122 new exhibiting companies including new participating countries Jordan India and New Zealand. Other notable mentions include Japan s private MICE sector choosing the event to stage their strong comeback to the MICE scene Taiwan doubling their booth space additional Thailand MICE cities Phuket and Khon Kean featured. Exhibitors are one of the best in the region with correct decision makers present. Travel Warehouse Inc. Philippines Jaison Yang General Manager This is the event for deals to be made and important business relationships cemented. Great platform to explore venues for our association s upcoming regional & international congresses. International League Against Epilepsy Ireland Richard Holmes International Director of Meetings Wel-Travel Australia Australia Edwin Kwan Executive Director Official Press Conference and Media Briefings Corporates National Tourism Organisations (NTOs) and Convention Visitor Bureaus (CVBs) such as Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau Tourism New Zealand Airports of Thailand Dusit International sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck Fukuoka Convention & Visitors Bureau 3rd Planet Pte Ltd and Kenes Asia leveraged on IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific as a springboard to reach out to the international media and the global MICE and Corporate Travel industry with their latest announcements. Show gave me fresh ideas to build interesting programs for my clients. Visa Travel Poland Monika Siemieniecka Managing Director IT&CMA and CTW AsiaPacific is an excellent event that improves every year. POP Inc. Japan Robert Cotter International Editor IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2013 Newsletter Issue 01 November 2013 7 Education Collaborating with the best minds and expertise in the field IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2013 delivered its strongest educational line-up featuring some 15 educational sessions and 35 speakers from across the industries the show s largest to date. Motivating experience connecting with likeminded peers. Corrs Chambers Westgarth Lawyers Australia Stephani McKay Travel Team Leader Association Professional Competencies Briefing on 30 September An intensive assessment programme for Professional Association Executives looking to level up their accreditation. IMEX-MPI-MCI-IT&CMA Future Leaders Forum on 30 September and 1 October Keynote Address on 1 October A total of 61 students from across 14 universities and colleges in Thailand attended an enriching two-day programme to learn about the constantly evolving MICE and Corporate Travel industry. Delivered by Rohit Talwar CEO of Fast Future Research delegates attending the Keynote Address on The Future of Business Travel and Business Events also heard perspectives and insights from keynote panellist Supawan Teerarat Vice President Strategic and Business Development of Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) alongside moderator Joseph Bates Vice President Research of GBTA Foundation. IT&CMA and CTW AsiaPacific 2013 is very good with effective education and networking opportunities. Eurosystem Publish House Poland Michal Kalarus Journalist Good avenue to stay up to date and refresh domain knowledge. Bosch Corporation Chigusa Kanatsuka Regional Travel Manager Association Day on 2 October The carefully crafted topics on Association Management covered best practices industry trends updates and outlooks which benefitted both suppliers catering to the Association business as well as the Associations themselves. Excellent calibre of speakers covering relevant topics. Corporate Performance Forum on 3 October The Corporate Performance Forum in collaboration with Site and Crowdcomms highlighted a series of topics that helped corporates accountable for performance targets meet their objectives. Accenture Australia Pty Ltd Australia Katherine Hopcroft Travel Management Specialist CTW Asia-Pacific Conference on 2 and 3 October The two-day conference programme featured an impressive speaker line-up and a comprehensive educational agenda covering 8 topics that ranged from data management best practices and benchmarking managing travelers across generations to industry updates and outlooks. 8 IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2013 Newsletter Issue 01 November 2013 Networking Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception on 1 October Hosted by Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) delegates enjoyed the first evening function themed Connecting Asia and held at the Plaza Athenee A Royal Meridien. Sukosol Hosted Dinner on 2 October IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific s buyer corporate travel manager and media delegations were wowed with a captivating hosted dinner by Sukosol Hotels complete with a jazzy entertainment extravaganza by the talented Sukosols themselves. Sticky Awards Lunch on 3 October IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2013 delegates honoured their peers that left the most memorable impression on them at this year s event. Winners Of The 12th Sticky Awards Lunch 2013 Stickiest Function Opening Ceremony & Welcome Reception Connecting Asia Hosted by Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) Stickiest Marketing & Promotion Stickiest Corporate Booth (Silver) ITC Hotels Stickiest Corporate Booth (Bronze) Dusit International Stickiest National Pavilion (Gold) CTW Asia-Pacific Sponsored Coffee Breaks By Abacus International Frasers Hospitality and Travelport Respectively On 2 and 3 October 2013 Taiwan Stickiest Buyer Korea Tourism Organization Stickiest National Pavilion (Silver) Rodney Yew Managing Director Discover Holidays (Asia) Singapore Stickiest Corporate Travel Buyer Tourism Promotion Board Philippines Stickiest National Pavilion (Bronze) These captive settings encouraged Corporate Travel Managers to get to know their hosts and their offerings better and our sponsors the valuable opportunity to network with the region s corporate travel procurement decision-makers from diverse industries. Cindy Lin Commodity Buyer Robert Bosch Taiwan Co. Ltd Taiwan Stickiest Guru Seoul Tourism Organization Stickiest Green Booth Kevin Iwamoto Vice President Industry Strategy Events Division Active Network the US Stickiest Corporate Booth (Gold) Sampran Riverside Stickiest Green Article Thai Airways HeadQuarters EMEA (Article Titled Sustainability through the association s veins ) IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2013 Newsletter Issue 01 November 2013 9 Association Day Raises IT&CMA To Another Level and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB). This inaugural Association Day recognises the growing importance that regional and international Associations play in the MICE industry. This successful initiative is also credited with increasing the participation of Association Buyers to IT&CMA this year. The full day programme comprised of educational forums as well as business presentations by Convention Visitor Bureaus and networking sessions. D ebuted on 2 October the Association Day was delivered in collaboration with four of the world s authority on A ssociations and A ssociation Management Australasian Society of Association Executives (AuSAE) Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) International Congress and Convention Association ( ICCA) and Kenes Asia alongside IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific s supporting partner Thailand Convention From The Host Country Perspective Opportunity To Be A Choice Venue For Association Chapters and Their Conferences From The Association Buyer Perspective Great Platform To Explore Destinations That Can Support Our Activities e are the umbrella association that brings in all the computer association from the region together to explore partnership and collaboration opportunities. IT&CMA s Association Day was a great platform for us to explore the destinations that can support our activities. In terms of know-how I found topics that highlighted membership engagement and retention extremely relevant and salient for our association. South East Asia Regional Computer Confederation (SEARCC) Naveen Jeremy De Silva Publication Manager ssociation Day has added another dimension to IT&CMA enhancing the event to become much more comprehensive and inclusive for the MICE industry. For destinations like Thailand Association Day gave us the opportunity to encourage Associations to strategically set up regional chapters in Asia or maybe even local chapters across the region. We were delighted to be able to show them how Thailand can be a good choice for their chapters as well as the host destination for their next regional or international conference. Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau Vichaya Soonthornsaratoon Director of Meeting Incentive and Convention Department A W New Engagement Platforms A Hit With Delegates Show Preview Video Dailies Messaging Function On Smartphone App coming days with featured spotlights on the delegates at the event. Video Dailies released in 3 issues on 1 to 3 October provided bite size clips on interviews with delegates on key activities held as part of the IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific programme. The event s Smartphone App returned with a brand new messaging feature that enabled all registered delegates to chat with one another prior during and after the event. The Show Preview Is An Informative Tool To Allow Buyers To Understand Our Profiles And Know What We Are Offering At The Show. DOC DMC Macau Hong Kong Bruno Simoes Managing Director I T&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific debuted several initiatives that gave more avenues for delegates to stay in the know of the numerous activities taking place during the event. The Show Preview distributed on pre-event day 30 September clued all delegates in on what to expect over the The Video Dailies Add Prestige To The Event and It Is Another Way of Catching Up On What We Missed While We Were Busy With Our Appointments. Travel Warehouse Inc. Philippines Jaison Yang General Manager 10 IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2013 Newsletter Issue 01 November 2013 Hosted Networking Sessions Pay Off For Sponsors ABACUS INTERNATIONAL Rebecca Daniels Director Global Accounts of Abacus International underscored the importance of sponsoring the CTW Asia-Pacific coffee break session This event gives us the added opportunity to showcase our latest corporate productivity solutions to a relevant audience comprising of quality corporate travel decision makers. Through this opportunity we aim to keep them informed of new tools that will help them improve their business operations and enhance the customer experience. Added Opportunity To Showcase Our Latest Corporate Productivity Solutions Seeking to maximise their presence at the event with sponsored CTW Asia-Pacific coffee networking breaks Joanna Ang Group Director Sales and Marketing of Frasers Hospitality said The opportunity to expose our brand to Corporate Travel professionals is one reason why we are thrilled to be a sponsor here. Sponsoring the tea break allows us to reinforce our brand to those who know us and for those who are not so familiar with our brand the tea break give us an opportunity to bring the brand alive. FRASERS HOSPITALITY Our Sponsored Tea Break Gives Us The Opportunity To Bring Our Brand Alive TRAVELPORT The Direct Engagement With Buyers Enables Us To Make Sure We Are Delivering The Solutions Our Customers Need Expounding on the benefits as a CTW Asia-Pacific sponsor Dirk Mertens Corporate Account Director of Travelport said As a supplier who is serious about reaching Corporate Travel Managers in the Asia-Pacific it is beneficial to work with an industry event like CTW Asia-Pacific that has specifically tailored its education programme for the region s Corporate Travel community. This makes the discussion of learning industry trends and understanding what is key for buyers in this region much more relevant and valuable. The direct engagement with buyer enables us to validate propositions and make sure we are delivering the solutions our customers need. SUKOSOL HOTELS The Hosted Dinner Is An Excellent Opportunity To Introduce Our New Brand Sukosol Hotels hosted dinner on 2 October wowed the international delegation of buyers media and corporate travel managers with a jazzy entertainment extravaganza by the Sukosols themselves. Marisa Sukosol Nubhakdi Executive Vice President said The hosted dinner is an excellent opportunity for us to introduce our new brand Sukosol Hotels Thailand s only boutique collection of distinctly unique and artistic hotels. Delegates were able to experience our unique Sukosol artistic experience and creative hospitality found nowhere else in Thailand. Corporate Travel Management & Procurement Meeting Top (left to right) Michelle Tan Lydia Xu Sunil Gupta Hamish Wang Angeline Cataluna and Victor Lim. Bottom (left to right) Chua Yam Seng Katherine Hopcroft Tomoko Iizuka Amarnath Lal Das and Frances Wang. eld on 1 October 17 Corporate Travel Managers representing international corporations across industries came together to attend the inaugural Corporate Travel Management and Procurement Meeting. The closed-door exclusive session brought together experienced Corporate H Travel Managers with the aim of peerknowledge sharing. This valuable platform enabled the Corporate Travel Managers to discuss in-depth on their company buying policies on travel and compliance and to share with each other the challenges and solutions they face. I Gained Valuable Insights From My Peers At This Exclusive Session And Really Enjoyed The High Quality of Interaction Exchange. Freescale Semiconductor Sunil Gupta Regional Procurement Travel & Business Services Manager IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2013 Newsletter Issue 01 November 201311 Be A Part of IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2014 30 Sept 2 Oct Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld Bangkok Thailand Scan this QR Code Book Your Booth By 31 December To Enjoy Early Bird Savings IT&CMA (min 18sqm) To find out more about participating at IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2014 CTW Asia-Pacific Shell Scheme (min 9sqm) Raw Space Enhanced Shell Scheme (min 18sqm) Shell Scheme Package (min 9sqm) Early Bird Standard (until 31 Dec 2013) USD 620 USD 650 USD 640 USD 670 USD 680 USD 710 USD 3 900 The above rates are not inclusive of USD800 registration fee Contact us for customised exhibition packages that you can take advantage of. 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