Chamber Business News: May 2019

28 May – 2019 Australian Business in ASEAN Survey Official Launch

 

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On Tuesday 28 May, The Australian-Thai Chamber of Commerce (AustCham Thailand), together with AustCham ASEAN, the Australian Mission to ASEAN and the Australian Embassy Bangkok, announced the official launch of the 2019 Australian Business in ASEAN Survey at the Hyatt Regency Bangkok Hotel. Starting with brief presentations from AustCham Thailand President, Mr. Wayne Williams, and AustCham ASEAN President, Mr. Brenton Mauriello, the panel followed with our special guest, the Australian Ambassador to ASEAN, H.E. Ms. Jane Duke, who discussed about the findings of the ASEAN Business Survey and its implications alongside Mr. Greg Thomas, CEO Asia of Linfox International Group.

 

24 May- Phuket Member Briefing on “Leveraging new and emerging Payment methods in your business”

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On Friday 24th May 2019, AustCham Thailand, in collaboration with Australian Alumni, The American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand (AMCHAM) , British Chamber of Commerce Thailand (BCCT), German-Thai Chamber of Commerce (GTCC) and the Netherlands-Thai Chamber of Commerce (NTCC), held a Phuket Member Briefing on “Leveraging new and emerging Payment methods in your business ” at Le Méridien Phuket Beach Resort, followed by Networking event along the beach.

Thanks to our panelist, Dwight Willis; CEO of DollarSmart for taking his time to share his thought on revenue opportunities and transactional cost savings to improve profit. Finally, we would like to thank our corporate sponsor, The Coffee Club Thailand; our venue sponsor, Le Méridien Phuket Beach Resort; our all-time favorite event supporter, Lady Pie Phuket; and our local media partner, Phuket News, for making these events successful.

22 May- Multi-Chamber Hospitality & Tourism Dinner on “Leveraging new and emerging Payment methods in your business”

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On Wednesday 22 May 2019, The Australian-Thai Chamber of Commerce (AustCham) in collaboration with The American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand (AMCHAM), British Chamber of Commerce Thailand (BCCT), The Hellenic-Thai Chamber of Commerce (HTCC), Netherlands-Thai Chamber of Commerce (NTCC) and The South African – Thai Chamber of Commerce (SATCC),organized a Multi-Chamber Hospitality & Tourism Dinner: “Leveraging new and emerging Payment methods in your business” at the Hilton Sukhumvit Hotel.

Thanks to all the speakers; Khun Panupong Tejapaibul; CEO at TicketMelon, Khun Korakot Kanchanapairoj; Travel Enterprise Business Development at PayPal, Khun Sirirat Thiengtham; Head of Merchant Sales & Acquiring Business at Visa Thailand, Mr. Mayur Kamat; Vice President of Product at Agoda for sharing their expertise and knowledge-based opinion on revenue opportunities and transactional cost savings to improve profit, for small and large hotel operators alike. Also thank you to Mr. Dwight Willis, CEO at Dollarsmart Global for being our moderator.

22 May- AustCham Digital Workshop Series EP 4 on “Measuring Digital Success 2019”

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On Wednesday 22 May, AustCham Thailand held its 4th episode of the Digital Workshop Series on Measuring Digital Success 2019 covering a comprehension of web analytics; its implications to your business and how to best apply its methods, and marketing Campaign Measurement. Thanks to our speaker, Siavash Hosseinbor, Head of Digital Campaign at Syndacast, for taking his time to share a clear understanding of how to successfully measuring the digital campaign on the customer journey. Also thank you to our venue sponsor, Glowfish Sathorn, for providing room and facilities.

16 May- AustCham’s Business Cocktail Reception

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On Thursday 16 May 2019, the Australian-Thai Chamber of Commerce, together with the Australian Ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand, H.E. Mr. Allan McKinnon, hosted a Cocktail Reception to celebrate the strong bilateral business relationships between Australia and Thailand, and brought together representatives from the Australian business community in Thailand and Thai business community with Australian interests. AustCham Thailand would like to sincerely thank all those who attended, and a special thank you to H.E. Mr. Allan McKinnon for hosting the event at the Ambassador’s Residence.

8 May – AustCham Member Briefing on”Meet the ASEAN ED”

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On Wednesday 8 May 2019, AustCham Thailand held its celebratory networking event, ASEAN at the Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit, This month we welcome the Executive Directors from the ASEAN-Australian Chambers of Commerce and Business Councils to join us, our members and guests had a great opportunity toto know more about opportunities in the other ASEAN countries. Prior to the Networking, we also organized a Member Briefing : “Meet the ASEAN Executive Directors” it is a great opportunity to meet the Executive Directors from the Australian Chambers and Business Councils in the region and learn more about business environments in their respective countries. We would like to thank sponsors COVA and Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit for making these events successful.

7- 9 May – Australian Business Chambers and Councils: ASEAN Executive Directors Workshop

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On Tuesday 7 – Thursday 9 May, the Executive Directors in the ASEAN region held a workshop; having fruitful discussion and idea sharing on various the Chambers issues. Together with a lot of positive vibes and offers of support. Overall agreement was to work closer and help to strengthen each other for the benefit of our respective members.

If you’re traveling to any other countries in the region, feel free to reach out to your local ED for a contact point to the other Australian Chambers/Business Councils.

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