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The Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA), N.C.C. Exhibition Organizer Co., Ltd. or NEO, and Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau or TCEB, together with lighting companies all around the world proudly unveil “PEA presents EcoLightTech Asia 2014” to promote energy efficiency, stimulate the national economy, and get ready for the upcoming “International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies.”
Today (12th November 2014) at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center Bangkok, Mr. Numchai Lowattanatakul, Governor of PEA, and Mrs. Jaruwan Suwannasat, Exhibitions and Events Director of TCEB, along with Mr. Sakchai Pattarapreechakul, Managing Director of N.C.C Group presided over the opening ceremony of the “PEA presents EcoLightTech Asia 2014.” Hundreds of world class leading entrepreneurs and business partners also attended the ceremony.
Mr. Namchai Lorwattanatrakul, Governor of PEA said that PEA, as the leader in energy-efficient technology of LED and the model of energy-efficient office “PEA Green Office,” has been campaigning and motivating electricity consumers to switch to energy-saving bulbs, which is the most favorable option to use electric power efficiently, reducing dependence on imported fuel from abroad to produce electricity, and alleviating global warming.
This trade show has assembled innovations, products, services and high quality technologies in energy-efficient lighting for entrepreneurs in Thailand. It is expected to welcome over 5,000 visitors from around the world, creating a turnover of over 5,000 million baht, and lead to the expansion of high-performance LED products market in the country. Entrepreneurs and business people will gain access to the technology and science of energy that benefit their own industries and enterprises, leading to reduction in electricity consumption and administrative costs. Most importantly, the trade show will potentially help enhance Thailand’s image as the center of trade and innovative energy, promoting the economic growth and supporting the foundation of social development and environmental sustainability.
Mrs. Jaruwan Suwannasat, Exhibitions and Events Director of Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) added that “TCEB is a government agency under the supervision of the Office of the Prime Minister whose mission is to enhance the competitiveness and drive the MICE industry. We realize the importance of the trade show “PEA presents EcoLightTech Asia 2014” and are more than willing to support the activities in terms of foreign markets in countries such as the Philippines and Vietnam including the ASEAN plus 6 and countries in the BISMEC group, to tap into trade groups, associations and other related confederations in order to attract business communities to attend the trade show and join the business matching session under the campaigns “Connect Businesses.” Another campaign “Be My Guest” will provide accommodation for major buyers from around the world, and assist foreign business people who join the trade show at the Suvarnabhumi airport.
TCEB truly hopes that we can help increase the chances of business matching, successful negotiations, and extend commercial opportunities to exhibitors as well as visitors. It is expected to catch the attention of over 1,000 foreign business people, representing the revenue of approximately 114 million baht from direct expenses, not to mention the turnover.”
Mr. Sakchai Pattarapreechakul, Managing Director of the N.C.C Group revealed that N.C.C. Exhibition Organizer Co., Ltd., or NEO under the N.C.C. Group is responsible for organizing this trade show. NEO ascertains that its management approach is in line with the vision of PEA yet meets international standards set out by UN which previously declared the year 2014 as the “International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies” to urge the international community to recognize the importance of technology in lighting for the present and future living. In this trade show, worldwide leading exhibitors from more than 100 enterprises are going to display their innovations, and open trade negotiations. These efforts will eventually lead to energy efficiency and environmental sustainability, preparing the world for the upcoming the “International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies”
The highlight within the trade show is Smart Lighting Showcase, which is an exhibition space for innovative lighting technology in a variety of formats, for example, in a form of a hotel room and a automobile showroom. Those interested in the application of energy-saving technology will find useful guidelines and examples for real life usage. Apart from this, there will be free conferences and seminars on energy-efficient lighting covering more than 15 topics of interest.
The “PEA presents EcoLightTech Asia 2014” will be held during 12-14 November 2014 from 10.00-18.00, at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Bangkok. The trade show will focus on business negotiations. Visitors and general public can join conferences and workshops for free. More information can be found at. www.ecolight-tech.com, or call 02 203 4261-62.