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PEACH Welcomes Asia Petrochemical Industry Conference (APIC) 2014

 

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Pattaya, Thailand – On May 15-16, 2014, Royal Cliff Hotels Group together with its prominent flagship, Pattaya Exhibition And Convention Hall (PEACH) welcomed over 1200 local and international delegates of the petroleum industry for the Asia Petrochemical Industry Conference 2014.

The Asia Petrochemical Industry Conference (APIC) is an annual conference organized to promote mutual friendship and goodwill among the petrochemical industry players in the world, as well as facilitate valuable information exchange that can help propel the industry to positively go forward in a changing environment.  With the theme, “Transformation, a Map Redrawn”, it attracted senior corporate executives from the petrochemical and chemical-related industries in the Asia Pacific region by providing an excellent business networking platform that could contribute greatly to the advancement of the industry.  

Mr.  Ekarat Thongtawach, the Chairman of the Petrochemical Industry Club, Federation of Thai Industries and Chairman of the organizing committee along with Mr.  Yoshimitsu Kobayashi, the Chairman of Japan Petrochemical Industry Association (JPCA), Mr. Bang Han-hong, the Chairman of Korea Petrochemical Industry Association (KPIA), Mr. Preston W. Chen, the Chairman of the Petrochemical Industry Association of Taiwan (PIAT), Mr. Akbar MD Thayoob, the President of  the Malaysian Petrochemicals Association (MPA), Mr. Tay Kin Bee, the Chairman of the Singapore Chemical Industry Council (SCIC) and  Mr. Shri Kamal Nanavaty, the Vice President of  Chemicals & Petrochemicals Manufacturers' Association of India (CPMA) joined together to give their welcome remarks during  the opening ceremony.

Mr. Antonello Passa, General Manager of the Royal Cliff Hotels Group was also in attendance to present the Tree Planting Certificate to Mr. Ekarat Thongtawach, the Chairman of the Petrochemical Industry Club, Federation of Thai Industries and the Chairman of the event’s organizing committee.  Highly praised and commended by the group, Royal Cliff has an exciting tree planting program where Flame trees would be planted in various vital locations on behalf of the companies or organizations who select PEACH as the venue for their events.

"Hosting the Asia Petrochemical Industry Conference (APIC 2014) is another achievement for the Royal Cliff Hotels Group and PEACH.”  Mr. Vitanart Vathanakul, Executive Director of the Royal Cliff Hotels Group said. “We feel honored to have been entrusted such a prestigious event by the organizers and delighted that our Green Initiatives Program was much appreciated and lauded by its delegates.   This is another accomplishment that can attest to our commitment of not only providing innovative and unparalleled services to all our worldwide guests and business partners but also  reaffirms our steadfast  dedication towards environment conservation excellence as well.” 

PEACH is a world-class multipurpose award winning convention facility under the flagship of the Royal Cliff Hotels Group. This highly rated convention centre is the perfect venue to hold any kind of event, and is able to accommodate up to 10,062 people theatre-style.  For a truly remarkable and memorable event experience,   PEACH offers an ideal location, modern facility and professional service to host a wide variety of engagements including international conferences, product launches, concerts, exhibitions, incentives, grand wedding celebrations and banquets.

For more information on the Royal Cliff Hotels Group, please visit www.royalcliff.com.

Photo Caption:  Mr.  Ekarat Thongtawach, the Chairman of the Petrochemical Industry Club, Federation of Thai Industries and Chairman of the Organizing Committee (center) with Mr. Preston W. Chen,  Chairman of the Petrochemical Industry Association of Taiwan (PIAT) ( 1st from left ), Mr. Bang Han-hong, Chairman of Korea Petrochemical Industry Association (KPIA) (2nd from left ), Mr. Yoshimitsu Kobayashi, Chairman of the Japan Petrochemical Industry Association (JPCA) ( 3rd from left ), Mr. Shri Kamal Nanavaty,  Vice President of the  Chemicals & Petrochemicals Manufacturers' Association of India (CPMA) (3rd from right ), Mr. Akbar MD Thayoob, the President of the Malaysian Petrochemicals Association (MPA) ( 2nd from right) and Mr. Tay Kin Bee, the Chairman of Singapore Chemical Industry Council (SCIC) ( 1st from right) at the opening ceremony of the Asia Petrochemical Industry Conference (APIC) 2014 under the theme "Transformation, A Map Redrawn" at Pattaya Exhibition And Convention Hall (PEACH).

Photo Caption: Mr. Antonello Passa, General Manager of the Royal Cliff Hotels Group and PEACH (4th from right) presents the Tree Planting Certificate to Mr.  Ekarat Thongtawach, the Chairman of the Petrochemical Industry Club, Federation of Thai Industries and Chairman of the Organizing Committee (4th from left)  along with Mr. Akbar MD Thayoob, President of the Malaysian Petrochemicals Association (MPA)( 1st from left ),  Mr. Shri Kamal Nanavaty, Vice President of the Chemicals & Petrochemicals Manufacturers' Association of India (CPMA) ( 2nd from left ), Mr. Preston W. Chen, Chairman of the Petrochemical Industry Association of Taiwan (PIAT) ( 3rd from left ), Mr. Bang Han-hong,  Chairman of Korea Petrochemical Industry Association (KPIA) ( 3rd from right ), Mr. Tay Kin Bee, Chairman of the  Singapore Chemical Industry Council (SCIC) ( 2nd from right) and  a representative of the Japan Petrochemical Industry Association (JPCA) (1st person from right).