On 15 February 2017 EABC led by our President Rolf-Dieter Daniel and several Work Group Chairs and Members participated in the ‘Opportunity Thailand’ seminar at Impact Arena, Muang Thong Thani.
The seminar was organised by Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) and focused on Thailand 4.0 H.E. the prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha delivered a Keynote Speech on ‘Thailand 4.0 means Opportunity Thailand’ and H.E. Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Dr Somkid Jatusripitak continued to elaborate on ‘Growth amidst Global Uncertainties’.
The seminar also delivered extensive information on the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), Revised Investment Promotion Act and Competitiveness Act and how to translate Thailand 4.0 into reality. Finally 3 breakout sessions was organised on Aerospace, Automation and Robotics and Medical Devices – Driving Growth through Innovation.
The full day seminar was well attended with around 3000 participants and included participants from the Thai and foreign business community and embassies and other organizations.