Thailand to host Global Women’s Summit 2022 in June, first major MICE event as Thailand reopens

BANGKOK, June 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Thailand will welcome more than 1,000 participants from more than 60 countries to the highly publicized Global Women’s Summit 2022, scheduled for June 23-25, 2022 in bangkok. The event becomes the first large-scale international convention held face-to-face in 2 years. He will shine the spotlight on Thailand The MICE industry as the country reopens and prepares for a rapid rebound in international business events.

Thailand to host Global Women’s Summit 2022 in June, first major MICE event as Thailand reopens

The announcement was made jointly by the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), led by Ms. Nichapa Yoswee, Senior Vice President, with the President of the Global Women’s Summit, Ms. Irene NatividadThai Hospitality Committee Chairperson Ms. Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul and Mr. Siripakorn Chiosamut, Deputy Governor of Marketing Communications and Director of Marketing at the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).

Originally scheduled for 2020, the event is the world’s first large-scale, in-person convention that Thailand will host after a two-year hiatus. The event is also seen as a timely opportunity for Thailand promote itself as a “global destination” for international events as the country has gradually rolled out easing measures for inbound travel and events over the past three months. On April 1, 2022 from there, the requirement for a negative pre-arrival RT-PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel was removed. Since May 1, the Test and Go arrangement which required a test on arrival is no longer in effect and since June 1, a simplified version of the Thailand Pass has been introduced for foreign travelers for better facilitation. Removing these requirements has given MICE organizers the freedom to plan larger in-person gatherings as long as relevant COVID-19 safety measures are in place..

Ms. Nichapa Yoswee, Senior Vice President of TCEBsaid: “Thailand is back and we are once again ready to wow the world with our commitment, our capabilities and our creativity. And the Global Women’s Summit is the ideal platform to do so. With its values ​​of gender equality, diversity and inclusion, the Summit reflects not only our national aspirations as set out in Thailand 12e National economic and social development plan, but also reflects the resilience and economic contribution of our MICE industry. We expect 1,000 participants and women leaders from 60 countries and an income of 80 million baht of this long-awaited world-class convention.”

Ms. Nichapa added that Thailand The MICE industry is putting behind the setbacks caused by COVID-19 and preparing for a strong rebound. According to TCEB, although Thailand has been continuously impacted by the COVID-19 situation, the MICE industry in Thailand could generate more revenue 33.2 billion baht, creating more than 46,000 jobs last year. In addition to 23 TCEB-supported international events announced for 2022, the annual APEC Economic Leaders Meeting scheduled for November 18-19, 2022 in bangkok will be a highlight drawing the attention of the world to Thailand.

Ms. Natividad said: “As Chair of the Summit, I look forward to bringing this renowned summit to Thailand, a country where women are prominent in economic participation in business and government. The 2022 theme – “Women: Creating Opportunity in the New Reality” – will focus on boosting the post-pandemic economy. Male and female senior executives of multinational corporations are expected from countries as diverse as South Africa, Vietnam, France, Spain, Mexico, Germanyand Kazakhstan. There is real excitement to be able to meet in person for the first time in more than two years since the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Ms. Kobkarn said, “The Global Women’s Summit is the biggest stage for international women leaders in the world. The 2022 Summit will confirm our abilities to organize conferences and build confidence in the Thai economy, focusing on further economic development and promoting new investment. . I am sure the Summit will empower women and encourage cooperation across all sectors to build a new generation for economic recovery.”

Mr. Siripakorn said: “This convention at the global level is an important step in building international confidence that Thailand is ready to welcome tourists after the long downturn of the recent COVID-19 pandemic. It is also an opportunity to provide an impressive tourism experience for women leaders delegates to the 2022 Global Women’s Summit. Women currently play a key role in driving the economy due to their abilities to increase their incomes. They are also one of the main market segments with high tourism potential due to their confidence and courage in the decision to travel.”

As well as being an indicator of the recovery in market sentiment, the 2022 Global Women’s Summit in Thailand will also stand out for its “Carbon Neutral” format. All Summit meetings and activities will be monitored for their carbon footprint, and emissions from energy consumption, participant travel, catering and waste management will be offset through the purchase of Project carbon credits reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by Thailand. The Summit will also feature community products from all over Thailand promote local businesses.

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About TCEB


Established in 2004, Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization) or TCEB – the government agency under the Prime Minister – has been entrusted with the role of promoting, supporting and developing the event industry. business – corporate meetings, incentive trips, conventions, exhibitions, mega events and global festivals. As a strategic partner, TCEB helps deliver creative ideas and solutions to succeed and meet the demands of professional events. The main objective is to drive Thailand become a global destination for MICE and mega-events that can boost strategic industries and the country’s national economy.



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