Not sure where to host your next conference in Thailand? To make your life easier, we've compiled a list of the top 10 venues to host a conference in Bangkok.
But before we get right into it, here's a bit of history as to why Thailand is such an attractive place to host a conference in the first place.
Thailand’s trade show industry has been a major driving force for the country’s economy. The ‘Land of Smiles’ has been the most profitable market in South East Asia and grew the total exhibition space 26 percent this year.
Recently, the TCEB (Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau) has launched its REDEFINE campaign, designed specifically to connect international participants with regional industries.
As Thailand continues to leverage its partnerships from different regions, hotels and venues also continue to improve competitively with one another. As an event organizer, it can be grueling to decide which venue is suitable for your event needs.
That's exactly why we are writing this post. Below, we've listed the Top 10 Venues to Host a Conference in Bangkok. In no particular order, check them out!
Set in the upscale neighborhood of Lumphini district, The Conrad Bangkok can accommodate up to 1200 guests. The elegant venue also offers conference space and up to 22 versatile meeting rooms. These rooms can cater to private dining, medium-sized business meetings, and exquisite cocktail receptions. An excellent service offering may also include free WiFi broadband Internet access with all-day beverage services also being offered.
Millennium Hilton Bangkok
This venue offers excellent amenities in a location overlooking dramatic views of the Chao Phraya river. The 32-story landmark is situated in Thonburi accessible via shuttle boat or BTS sky train.
The two pillar-less ballrooms can accommodate up to 700 attendees and seating of up to 600 guests. Each meeting includes a full range of business services including LCD projector, simultaneous translation services, surround sound system and high speed, wireless Internet.
Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park
Known for being the MICE hotel, Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park features cutting edge facilities with 3 ballrooms and 30 meeting chambers with up to 5000m ² of function space.
Are you are also searching for a venue that’s suitable for relaxation? Then Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park is the perfect venue in Bangkok that balances business and pleasure!
Situated by the riverfront and known for its signature spa, Shangri-La focuses on providing lots of choice with an array of over 20 fully equipped rooms.
Pairing modern presentation technology and spacious areas, The Grand Ball Room can accommodate up to 1600 delegates, while the Garden Rooms Event Suites is a seamless flow of event suites for meetings catering between groups of 10 to 120 guests.
At a reasonable price, Shangri-La offers a variety of packages you can choose from including a Half-day meeting package, Full-day package, and Coffee break package. This is one our favorite from the top 10 venues to host a conference in Bangkok
Royal Orchid Sheraton & Towers
Offer 22 unique venues, with Royal Grand Ballroom being the leading ballroom venues in Bangkok – accommodating a smart, well equipped with advanced light, sound, and multimedia system. The venue can accommodate up to 800 guests for seated dinner and is also ideal for grand affairs or conferences.
Pullman Bangkok King Power
This is the ideal Bangkok City hotel as it is loaded for easy access from Victory Monument BTS and has extensive parking facilities to cater for all events. The hotel offers 20 outstanding meeting venues catering from 20 to 600 delegates, ideal for both corporate and private events.
Whether you’re looking at holding corporate activities, seminars, and more, the ballrooms there can adapt and cater to your needs and full services provided by dedicated Event and IT Managers.
Novotel Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport
The official airport hotel, Novotel Bangkok Suvarnabhumi offers excellent venues for conferences and meetings with 14 meeting spaces. Their pillarless Grand Ballroom can accommodate up to 1200 guests.
The venue is perfect for guests who are in Bangkok for a stopover and are not looking to travel any further. Conveniently enough, the Hotel also offers a 24-hour complimentary shuttle service from Suvarnabhumi Airport Gate 4.
Park Hyatt Bangkok
The award-winning architectural design by Amanda Levete is just minutes away from BTS Ploenchit station. Park Hyatt’s 2000 square metres comprises of the ballroom with private mezzanine, salons elegant terrace and an open kitchen.
The 12 residential-style venues can hold up to 600 guests. If you’re searching for an outdoor space, the Garden Terrace is also perfect for a small group of guests.
Park Hyatt also has a team of seasoned planners that can help you assist every detail. The residential-style venues also offer personalized culinary menus, cutting edge technology, dinners and conferences.
Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20
It is located in the heart of Bangkok offers a great meetings and events venue with 13 meeting rooms from a small private group of 10 to a large event of 600 guests. They also have the Benjasari Ballroom that can fit up to 1000 people. It comes with the most up-to-date audiovisual equipment, high-speed wifi and excellent lighting system.
The Peninsula Bangkok
Another excellent venue recognized by business leaders when selecting a location for a meeting. The Peninsula Bangkok offers a wide range of event spaces and outstanding facilities perfect for all kinds of occasions, from business meetings to cocktail events and many more. It can cater to a full-blown affair accommodating over 800 guests.
It also provides a team of dedicated wedding planners to assist you to plan the perfect wedding event. From floral arrangements to a theatrical entrance in a riverboat or Peninsula Rolls Royce to fireworks over the Chao Phraya River.
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