Royal Cliff Hotels Group is the selected venue for the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Royal College of Orthopaedic Surgeons of Thailand (RCOST) 2011 and the 31st Asian Orthopaedic Association (AOA)  

 

The combined meeting of the 33rd Annual Meeting of The Royal College of Orthopaedic Surgeons of Thailand (RCOST) 2011 and the 31st Asian Orthopaedic Association (AOA) themed “Orthopaedic Trauma and Military Medicine” was once again held at the Pattaya Exhibition And Convention Hall (PEACH) a flagship of the Royal Cliff Hotels Group from October 21st – 23rd,2011.

This elaborate event was attended by 1,000 Thai and international participants including prestigious members of Thailand’s medical community; Dr. Dussadee Tattanond, Chairman of the Organising committee, Dr. Adisorn Patradul, President of the RCOST, Dr. Saranatra Waikakul, AOA President 2012, Dr. Suthorn Bavonratanavech, Pre-President Elected of AO Foundation and Dr. Thamrongrat Keokarn, Chairman of the Opening Ceremony.  The participants were accommodated at all four of the property’s 5-star hotels.  

RCOST is a professional organisation which supports the education and development of orthopaedic surgeons with the aims for superior efficiency, great services to society as well as leadership in Asia.  Highlights throughout the event included the presentation of certificates to recently inducted RCOST members, bestowing medal awards for Presidents of AOA, the turnover of the ASEAN Presidency from Dr. Peter Lee to Dr.Saranatra Waikakul and granting a token of appreciation to Dr. Suthorn Bavoratanavech as he takes up the position of Pre-President Elected of AO Foundation.  

An impressive medical exhibition was held at PEACH in conjunction with the symposiums. Manufacturers of medical equipment and products, pharmaceutical companies, and book-sellers displayed the latest, cutting-edge innovations in the medical world.  Participants were also able to take part in exciting and enlightening plenary lectures, specialty lectures, electronics presentations, interactive workshops and instructive course lectures.

In addition to the incredibly educational medical exhibition and impressive award ceremonies, RCOST arranged for competitive and spirited events like a basketball tournament at Fitz Club- Health & Fitness Centre and a team building exercise with the delegates going on an early morning run around the Royal Cliff’s jogging track.

The finale to this successful congress was a spectacular Congress Gala Dinner held at PEACH; with popular Thai artistes Lydia and Khun-In Band, entertaining the participants with their extraordinary musical talents and unique performance.  

General Manager of Royal Cliff Hotels Group Mr. Joachim Grill was also at hand to present the ‘Green Certificate’ to Dr. Dussadee Tattanond, Chairman of the Organising Committee. The ‘Green Certificate’ is awarded to selected organizations for having taken great steps in helping to safeguard the environment, and help reduce global warming by opting to have their event at PEACH. The event resulted in the reduction of many emissions, pollution and use of natural resources following the ‘Initiative on Green meeting’, the extensive and heavily implemented environmentally friendly initiatives and policies in place at the Royal Cliff Hotels Group and PEACH which have already served to improve the local environment and community.

Situated on a private parkland estate overlooking the stunning Gulf of Thailand, the Royal Cliff Hotels Group offers the perfect beachfront setting with traditional and modern Thai style furnishings, extraordinary service and the ambience of absolute luxury. The 64 acre property is home to four award winning 5-star hotels offering a sensory experience defined profoundly by its style, culture and elegance - all presented with the distinctive spirit of the State of Exclusivity and Fascination. The convention centre, PEACH coupled with the hotels group’s MICE facilities is able to accommodate up to 8,000 people. Whether it is a global business exhibition, a popular concert, or luxurious wedding; a professional team of MICE experts are on hand to assist you with your every need. 

For more information, please visit www.royalcliff.com and www.peachthailand.com


 
Photo Caption: Prominent members of the Royal College of Orthopaedic Surgeons of Thailand in a group photo during the 2011 RCOST Congress held at Pattaya Exhibition And Convention Hall (PEACH) recently


 
Photo Caption: Mr. Joachim Grill, General Manager of Royal Cliff Hotels Group presents the ‘Green Certificate’ to Dr. Dussadee Tattanond, Chairman of the Organising Committee for the 33rd Annual Meeting of RCOST 2011 and the 33st Asian Orthopaedic Association (AOA) at Pattaya Exhibition Andf Convention Hall (PEACH) recently