Khon Kaen Business Forum
  • Khon Kaen Business Forum

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    Thursday 13 May 2021 - Friday 14 May 2021 09:00 - 20:30

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    Avani Khon Kaen Hotel & Convention Centre (อวานี ขอนแก่น โฮเทล แอนด์ คอนเวนชั่น เซ็นเตอร์)

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Khon Kaen Business Forum

Khon Kaen is one of the biggest cities in the north-eastern region, 2nd regional contributor to the national GDP with 1.8 million of population. Khon Kaen is also considered as a center of the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS).

Initiated and organized by the Franco-Thai Chamber of Commerce (FTCC), the Netherlands-Thai Chamber of Commerce (NTCC)  and the Belgium-Luxemburg-Thai Chamber of Commerce (BeLuThai) under the lead of the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce (JFCCT), the Khon Kaen Business Forum will be held from 13-14 May 2021 to promote Khon Kaen as a business destination to expatriates in Thailand. Business opportunities in Smart City, Smart Farming, Innovation, Connectivity and Health are yet to be discovered in Khon Kaen, the Gateway to GMS. The business forum is also an occasion to connect with local entrepreneurs in Khon Kaen.


Dates:     13-14 May 2021
Organizers:

Franco-Thai Chamber of Commerce (FTCC)
Netherlands-Thai Chamber of Commerce (NTCC)
Belgium-Luxemburg-Thai Chamber of Commerce (BeLuThai)

Main Sponsors:Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB)
Tourism Authority of Thailand 
Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Science (TCELS)
Endorsed by:Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce (JFCCT)
Board of Trade of Thailand (BOT)
Federation of Thai Industries (FTI)
Local Partners:Khon Kaen Province
Federation of Thai Industries – Khon Kaen
Khon Kaen Chamber of Commerce
Khon Kaen Think Tank
Mekong Institute
Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA)
Chambers Partners:TEBA, EABC, Austcham, Indo-Thai Chamber of Commerce
Official Hotel Partner:Avani Khon Kaen Hotel & Convention Center
Target Groups150 Thai and foreign businessmen (40% from Bangkok, 60% from Khon Kaen)


Activities
Khon Kaen Business Forum
Start-up Business Pitching
Site visits: 2 routes to be chosen
Networking Lunch & Dinner


Tentative Programme
Thursday 13th May 2021
09:00-12:00Start-up Business Pitching
14:00-17:00Khon Kaen Business Forum

  • Welcome addresses

  • opening speech

  • Keynote speech

  • 2 Panel discussions
18:00-20:00ISAN Networking Night
Friday 14th May 2021
Route 1BCG / Food for the future
Route 2Transport & Health
18:00-20:00Networking Dinner


*the programme can be changed without prior notice

Participation Fees for 2-day programs : 5,350 THB
(incl.VAT)

Contact

FTCC - Rudee Tel: 02 650 9649 events@francothaicc.com

NTCC - Ploy Tel: 02 254 6434 events@ntccthailand.org

calendar Agenda

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  • 09:00 am - 12:00 pm 180 Mins

    Start-up Business Pitching

    place AVANI KHON KAEN HOTEL & CONVETION CENTER
    clock 09:00 am - 12:00 pm

    10 most innovative Start-up team to pitch (10 minutes/team, followed by Q&A of 5 mn)

  • 12:00 pm - 14:00 pm 120 Mins

    Lunch

    place AVANI KHON KAEN HOTEL & CONVETION CENTER
    clock 12:00 pm - 14:00 pm

  • 14:00 pm - 17:00 pm 180 Mins

    Khon Kaen Business Forum

    place AVANI KHON KAEN HOTEL & CONVETION CENTER
    clock 14:00 pm - 17:00 pm

    14.00-14.30 Welcome & Opening addresses
    14.30-15.00 Keynote speech
    15.00-16.00 Panel discussions 1: Khon Kaen Able City
    16.00-17.00 Panel discussions 2 : Best practices from Foreign Business Community

  • 18:30 pm - 20:30 pm 120 Mins

    ISAN Networking Night

    place AVANI KHON KAEN HOTEL & CONVETION CENTER
    clock 18:30 pm - 20:30 pm

    hosted by Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)

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  • 09:00 am - 17:00 pm 480 Mins

    Site Visit Route 1 - BCG & Food for Innovation

    place Mitr Phol & H.M. Clause
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    Visit to Mitr Phol, H.M. Clause
    Limited to 30 persons only (upon validation from the sites)

  • 09:00 am - 17:00 pm 480 Mins

    Site Visit Route 2 - Transport & Health

    place Khon Kaen University
    clock 09:00 am - 17:00 pm

    TBC Limited to 30 persons only

  • 18:00 pm - 20:30 pm 150 Mins

    สังสรรค์รับประทานอาหารเย็น

    place AVANI KHON KAEN HOTEL & CONVETION CENTER
    clock 18:00 pm - 20:30 pm

location How to get there

Direction to Venue

  • Taxi
    Go to Avani Khon Kaen Hotel & Convention Centre
  • BTS
  • By foot

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