Bangkok was built on the banks of the Chao Phraya River in the early 15th century. The river has undergone man-made alterations to facilitate transportation with the last shortcut canal achieved in 1722. The metropolis has developed on this configuration to what it is today around the waterways and low lying areas of the delta.
Bangkok, Thailand's capital and the Kingdom's largest city, is the commercial, administrative and education centre of the country and is a re- gional centre for business, finance and commu- nications.
Bangkok is a blend of the traditional and the modern and offers a dynamic setting for visitors. Cultural attractions, activities, shopping and en- tertainment areas offer both business and lei- sure visitors plenty of things to see and do.
For more information about Bangkok: www.meetinthailand.com
THE VENUE: BITEC
BITEC is a world-class venue for meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions located in the heart of Bangkok.
It officially opened in September 1997. It was one of the first purpose-built exhibition centres in Thailand and has since become one of the leading venues for international exhibitions and congresses. Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn graciously presided over the opening ceremony.
BITEC is conveniently located within easy reach of all the major attractions and hotels in Bangkok city centre. The easiest ways to reach BITEC are by taxi or by BTS Skytrain. Visitors travelling to BITEC can get off the train at "Bang Na Station" Exit 1. From there, it is just a short walk to the skywalk leading directly to the Welcome Hall.
Source : www.bitec.co.th
Bangkok International Trade
& Exhibition Centre
88 Debaratna road,
Bangna Tai, Bangna,
T: +66 2 726 1999