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On behalf of the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce (JFCCT), the Netherlands-Thai Chamber of Commerce (NTCC) cordially invites you to join the 2-days hybrid event "Reconnecting International Business with Thai Eastern Economic Corridor", where 2 seminars, a press briefing, a panel discussion, and a sunset networking will be held from 14-15 October 2021 in the afternoon onwards.

Together with the support from Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), Eastern Economic Corridor Office of Thailand (EECo), Pattaya Province, and private organizations, the audience will be eye-opening and gain knowledge on what EEC area could provide the better life quality with latest infrastructure and development plan during our 2-days program. A panel discussion and networking opportunity are when you are surrounded by people in the field and exchange knowledge or even expand the business opportunity in Thailand's Eastern Economic Corridor.

Our local experts and professionals, leading by the Eastern Economic Corridor Office of Thailand (EECO), U-Tapao Airport, Laem Chabang Port, and those who have been working in the industry will provide you the insights and share the views towards these promising mega plans in the near future



Eastern Economic Corridor or EEC is an area-based development initiative, one of the mega projects under the Thailand 4.0 scheme aiming to revitalize the well-known Eastern Seaboard where numerous business developers have experienced a rewarding investment journey and exceptional achievements for 30 years.

The EEC project has initiated and launched many integrated infrastructure development plans to transform the country into an innovative and logistics-wise. As the EEC area will become a gateway to Southeast Asia and Asia Pacific, the projects relating to logistics and 5G have played a significant role for the investors and business opportunities.

The interesting projects are, for example, high-speed rail linking 3 airports, renovating U-Tapao International Airport, extending motorway no. 7, increasing double-track railway, new routes and develop Laem Chabang Port, and more.


Program (Tentative)

Thursday, 14 October 2021

Venue: depa's Thailand Digital Valley (map) & Hybrid

*Physical attendance limits 20 pax - first come first serve. No walk-in is allowed.

*Please show COVID-19 vaccination certificate at the entrance. Those without the evidence are prohibited to access the building in any case.

13.00 hrs. Registration

13.30 hrs. Welcome Messages

13.40 hrs. Presentation by Dr. Preesan Rakwatin, Vice President Digital Agriculture Development and Promotion, Digital Economy Promotion Agency (depa)

14.15 hrs. Q&A

14.30 hrs. Break

15.00 hrs. VDO from Laem Chabang Port

15.10 hrs. Presentation by Mr. Tienchai Makthiengtrong, Director of Office of Support Services Administration, Laem Chabang Port

15.40 hrs. Presentation by Mr. Pattarapon Munkongsupaleark, Vice President of Infrastructure & Utilities at Gulf Energy Public Co., Ltd.

16.00 hrs. Q&A

16.15 hrs. End of the program

Friday, 15 October 2021

Venue: Renaissance Pattaya Resort & Spa (map) & Hybrid

10.30 hrs. Registration for seminar

11.00 hrs. Welcome Messages

11.10 hrs. Presentation by Dr. Luxmon Attapich, Deputy Secretary General of the Eastern Economic Corridor Office of Thailand (EECo)

11.40 hrs. Presentation by Mr. Edmond Lim, Director – Airport City Business, U-Tapao International Aviation Co., Ltd.

12.15 hrs. Q&A

12.30 hrs. End of seminar

15.30 hrs. Registration for Press Briefing and visit booths at the foyer

16.00 hrs. Welcome Speeches

  • Mr. Wuttisak Rermkitkarn, Deputy Mayor of Pattaya City
  • Mr. Stanley Kang, Chairman of Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce (JFCCT), in the presence of the bilateral Chambers of Commerce presidents
  • Mr. Chiruit Isarankun Na Ayuttaya, President of Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB)
  • Dr. Luxmon Attapich, Deputy Secretary General of the Eastern Economic Corridor Office of Thailand (EECo)
  • Ms. Suvimol Toungvutigul, Vice President of Chonburi Chamber of Commerce
  • Mr. Denis Richter, General Manager of Renaissance Pattaya Hotel Resort & Spa
  • MC: Mr. Hans van den Born & Mrs. Sommawan Lowhaphandu

17.00 hrs. Panel Discussion from Business Community by distinguished panelists

  • Mr. Joost Helms, Director at Eindhoven International Project Office
  • Mr. Jagannathan Srinivasan, Managing Director at Signify Commercial (Thailand) Ltd.
  • Ms. Sunita Bottse, Chief Executive Director (CEO) of SUPERNAP (Thailand)
  • Moderator & Panelist: Mr. Stefan van der Sluys, CEO at Best Global Logistics Co., Ltd.

18.00 hrs. Registration for evening's networking

18.00-20.00 hrs. Sunset Networking at The Deck

Saturday, 16 October 2021 (optional) – Local Community Excursion

Venue: Takien Tia Community (map)

Contact the community directly at 086-699-9039 (Khun Auan)

*This excursion is at your expense and arrangement.

Activities: Planting a coconut tree, dying scarf workshop, decorating flower bag, riding a bicycle around the community, flying disc golf

  • Price: 500-1,000 THB (depending on the number of activities) -- Pay directly to the local community.

Welcome drink (freshly homemade coconut coffee) & local dessert and lunch set are included.

We recommend that you visit the community around 10.00-13.00 hrs.


Registration Fee:

  • Full Program (2 days): 1,500 THB
  • 15 Oct Networking only: 1,000 THB
  • Online Participants: FOC

*Remark: Transportation is not included in the price.


Reserve your room at Renaissance Pattaya Resort & Spa

Deluxe Balcony, starting at 3,200 THB net

Deluxe Balcony Sea View, starting at 3,500 THB net

One Bedroom Suite, starting at 6,500 THB net

Family Suite, starting at 7,500 THB net

If you need more information, please contact the hotel reservation directly at +66 38 259 099 or


For more information, please contact

Chutimon (Hillary) at 081-845-1487 or

Oct 14 - 16, 2021 (GMT+7)

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Renaissance Pattaya Resort & Spa
Muang Pattaya, Chang Wat Chon Buri, Thailand
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Full Program & Networking

This includes a 2-days program including presentations, panel discussion, and sunset networking, in which a coffee break and a networking cocktail are in the package as well.

15 Oct Networking Only

Joining only sunset networking at the Deck, Renaissance Pattaya Resort & Hotel at 18.00 - 20.00 hrs. This includes cocktails during the event.

Online Participants

Zoom link will be distributed prior to the event.



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