This year marked the events 20th and 15th show. During the three-days, delegates had a power packed business appointments at the Bangkok Convention Centre with exhibitors representing several countries from the Asia Pacific region. Also introduced for the first time at the 2012 IT&CMA and CTW are exhibitions on luxury travel.
For the media briefings organisations such as Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), Airports of Thailand (AOT), Asian Association of Convention and Visitors Bureau (AACVB), Penang Tourism Council, Pullman Jakarta, Egyptian Tourism Office and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) shared information on their upcoming MICE and corporate travel projects with Thai and international media.
Networking Highlights include luncheon hosted by Meetings and Exhibitions Hong Kong (MEHK) and TTG Events. IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific Jubilee Dinner where delegates were treated to a Malaysian feast featuring authentic Penang cuisine courtesy of the evening’s hosts, Penang Global Tourism and TTG Events. Late Night Function was held at The Westin Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok.
The education component of the event continued full steam with seminars and conferences. The sessions as usual were scheduled in a way that allows delegates to attend them without interfering with their business appointments.