• Thailand’s First Time to Host the World’s Greatest and Foremost Dental Congress
The Dental Association of Thailand and Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) announce the country’s readiness to host ‘FDI Bangkok 2015’ for the first time in Thailand this coming September.
The congress is expected to draw around 10,000 attendees worldwide bounding for Thailand and would generate more than 700 million baht of revenue into the country. Not only will this congress be a competency showcase of Thai dentists in the global arena, it will also enhance the country's public image and revive international confidence in Thailand.
Dr. Adirek S. Wongsa, Chairman of the organizing committee of FDI Bangkok 2015, disclosed that Thailand was selected by the Federation Dentaire Internationale or FDI to host the 103rd Annual World Dental Congress 2015 which will be held for the first time in Thailand under the theme “Dentistry of the 21st Century”. After fourth round of attempts on event bidding by The Dental Association of Thailand with great support from TCEB, Thailand eventually won the bid which in terns, reflecting international confidence in Thailand’s capability to be the host country of a large scale world-class congress.
“The upcoming congress is truly the glory and pride of The Dental Association of Thailand as well as Thai people, given the fact that Thailand has been granted the right to host the world’s greatest and foremost dental congress.” said Dr. Adirek.
The FDI Bangkok 2015 will be running from 22 to 25 September 2015 at Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC). In addition to academic knowledge exchange, the congress will be a platform to display new technologies and innovative dentistry science towards optimization and efficiency for dental treatments. More than 100 reputed speakers from all around the world will be invited to speak at the congress which will feature keynote lecture, discussion, practice on simulators and presentation of over 400 interesting research papers.
Mr. Nopparat Maythaveekulchai, President of TCEB, revealed that, “Bringing a prestigious academic congress of this scale to Thailand would serve as one of the important revenue streams for the country. Participant of FDI Bangkok 2015 will include dentists of several dental specialties, dental students and personnel related to dental industry. The congress is considered the most significant and largest international academic congress of Thailand in 2015 since the Rotary International Convention in 2012 that drew over 28,000 foreign participants. Definitely, the FDI Bangkok 2015 will enhance the confidence in Thailand as an ideal destination for business events. In addition, the congress yields a golden opportunity for Thailand to showcase our capabilities as the host county and strengthen the confidence of international MICE event organisers.”
TCEB has provided immense supports towards the convening of FDI Bangkok 2015, including budget, domestic and international PR and marketing, collaboration with Thai Team and various government agencies such as Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tourism Authority of Thailand, Airport Authority of Thailand, The Customs Department, and etc.
“The glory of Thailand winning the bid to host the FDI Bangkok 2015 is an essential part in reinforcing the industry of international MICE in 2015 to strike the target of 338,100 MICE travellers which could generate 37,800 million baht of revenue. Likewise, the overall target of Thai MICE is set at 1,036,300 MICE travelers anticipating to generate revenue of 106,780 million baht.” concluded Mr. Nopparat.
For more information, please contact;
Dental Association of Thailand
Dr. Adirek S. Wongsa Chairman of the organizing committee of FDI Bangkok 2015 +662 539 4748
Corporate Communications Division, Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau
Ms Arisara Thanuplang +66 2 694 6095 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms Kanokwan Kadeedang +66 2 694 6006 Email: email@example.com
Ms Kwanchanok Otton +66 2 694 6096 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org