To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of ASEAN-India relations, Thailand is delighted to host a far-reaching ASEAN-India Expo and Forum from 2-5 August 2017 at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center in Bangkok that will offer exciting business, trade, investment and tourism opportunities.

ASEAN-India Expo and Forum will strengthen the strategic partnership between the 10 ASEAN nations and India, multiply trade and investment, strengthen tourism connectivity, and attract business and investment from outside the region. With vigorous connectivity, the world will be amazed at the power of the “ASEAN-India” economy, a dynamic destination with enormous potential for trade and investment.

Executives of leading companies, entrepreneurs and policy makers from ASEAN and India will be able to meet and conduct business, to find partners and opportunities, and to engage in cultural diplomacy.

EXPECTED NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS FROM ASEAN AND INDIA

PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES

At least 20,000 participants are expected to attend. They will include leading businessmen, importers, manufacturers, traders, wholesalers, retailers, buying agents, tourism developers and policy makers from the public sectorsof ASEAN and India.

WHY ATTEND THIS EXCITING EVENT?

The strategic partnership between the 10 ASEAN nations and India brings together an immense population demographic as well as an exciting combination of business dynamics and opportunities, particularly in the areas of innovation and digital society that is a major focus of this gathering.

Enjoying strong support from all 11 governments, the ASEAN-India Expo and Forum will not only strengthen this strategic alliance, but also provide an opportunity for the world at large to discover the outstanding opportunities for investment, for creating new business, and for gaining a foothold in a region whose economy is expanding rapidly.

ZONE HIGHLIGHTS

Country Pavilions Zone Each of the 10 ASEAN nations (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam) and India will showcase the best they have to offer the world in terms of trade, business, products and tourism.

Corporate Brands Zone As host country, Thailand will take the opportunity to showcase well-known products and services from leading Thai companies under the theme “Creative and Digital”. In addition, ASEAN and Indian aviation companies will promote their services that highlight strong and extensive regional linkages.

Exhibition Zone Exhibitors selected from 10 ASEAN countries and India will join this trade fair of outstanding creative and digital products created in their respective countries. Altogether 193 exhibition booths will display the ingenuity and product strength available in the ASEAN-India grouping.

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES

Panel and Roundtable Discussions Top CEOs and public sector decision-makers from ASEAN and India, together with renowned international speakers, will offer their views and experiences about the business and cultural opportunities available in the unique partnership of ASEAN and India, with an emphasis on trade, investment, tourism and cultural opportunities.

Business Matching Service A fully integrated, comprehensive on-line pre-matching and on-site business matching service will enable users to link up quickly with compatible traders or needed resources.

Site Visit and Presentation Explore the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), Thailand’s newest economic hub stretching along the country’s Eastern Seaboard.