Thailand Announces 'BOI Fair 2011'; Five leading Thai and foreign companies agree to take part

By The Board Of Investment Of Thailand, PRNE
Thursday, November 18, 2010

BANGKOK, November 19, 2010 - 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."

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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

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.,

    Companies interested in reserving space or further information contact:
    BOI Fair 2011 Organizer Office,
    Telephone: +66-2-553-8300,
    Fax: +66-2-553-8333,
    Email:, or
    visit the website at .

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BOI Fair 2011 Organizer Office, +66-2-553-8300, Fax: +66-2-553-8333, boifair2011 at

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