Siam Piwat Benchmarks MICE Industry with Virtual Inspection Solution
Bangkok, Thailand, September 30, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Siam Piwat is the owner and operator of global retail destinations – Siam Paragon, Siam Center and Siam Discovery, and joint venture partners of ICONSIAM and Siam Premium Outlets Bangkok. The company also founded Siam Alliances Management, a leader of world-class convention and event establishment. Siam Piwat recently set a new benchmark for the event organizing and MICE (Meetings, Incentive Travel, Conventions, Exhibitions) industry with ‘Virtual Inspection’ and ‘Online Reservation’ solutions. The digital services cater to the new-normal lifestyle and facilitate event professionals from across the globe with virtual venue tour and convenient online reservation.
– Siam Piwat launches “Virtual Inspection” and “Online Reservation” for its convention spaces, a MICE industry benchmark.
– Offering absolute exhibition and event destinations, now event organizers from across the globe can virtually inspect the convention spaces and conveniently make instant online reservation.
Mr.Talun Theng, Managing Director of Siam Alliance Management Co., Ltd. said “Siam Piwat, as a retail leader, we pride ourselves as ‘the ICON of Innovative Lifestyle’. Our business strategies focus on Co-creation and Creating Shared Values. Creativity is key to this business model as well as the Co-creation between forward-thinkers from various industries to create shared values that benefit people at large, the society and the country. For the exhibition and conventional venue business, Siam Alliance Management (SAM) is operating Bangkok’s prime event spaces including Royal Paragon Hall on the 5 Floor of Siam Paragon Shopping Center and True Icon Hall on the 7 Floor of ICONSIAM. SAM is now the first in Asia to launch the cutting-edge technology, for its site ‘Virtual Inspection’ and ‘Online Reservation.’
Covid-19 has presented challenges to mostly all businesses, and MICE industry is no exception. Now that the situation seems to be recovering, the world of MICE business has started to pick up. European countries and the US have started to allow domestic events and international scale conference like the ASEAN Summit is scheduled to take place in Cambodia.
For Thailand, as leader of convention venue business, SAM is turning the global resilience into business opportunities. The launch of our new solutions ‘Virtual Inspection’ and ‘Online Reservation,’ offers immersive and 360◦ venue scouting experience to give event organizers a full access to the venue plus all relevant information such as sizing, dimensions, floor-to-ceiling height, capacity for seated and standing events. Facilities, equipment, light and sound system are also listed to best serve different preferences. The ‘Online Reservation,’ enables event professionals to check the venue availability and make their reservation instantly.
This innovative service reinforces Siam Piwat’s as The ICON of Innovative Lifestyle. The company has continuously evolved to come up with business innovations that are relevant to the world’s new normalcy. This also marks the new innovations for conventional hall industry.
“We are ever evolving to create new business innovation to best serve this digital era. Siam Alliance Management thrives forward with four core business pillars including Connection Enhancement – optimize its business networks that include government agencies and leading private organizations. Collaboration with Partners to together succeed through new business solutions and create shared values. Communication & action, providing clear communication, effective and speedy service for best customer satisfaction and Create Events, to offer new events and activities to cater to the interest of customers in this new era,” added Talun.
The government business resilience has shown a great recovery sign for MICE business. Demands have poured in for future events. From today to June 2025, our convention halls have secured over 60% booking.
The Virtual Inspection launch for SAM is a major move for Siam Piwat as the Icon of Innovative Lifestyle. It will be a game-changer for MICE business to fully tap into the digital-dominant world. It also brings pride to Thailand and to leverage MICE business standard,” concluded Mr.Talun.
About Royal Paragon Hall
The Royal Paragon Hall is strategically located on the 5 Floor of the Siam Paragon Shopping Center, in the heart of Bangkok and has been a key player in Thailand’s MICE industry. Royal Paragon Hall is conveniently accessible via the BTS sky train and over 4,000 indoor parking space eligible. With a total space of 12,000 square meters, the space suits all types functions imaginable and can be divided for multi-purpose use such as exhibition, convention, receptions and entertainment events.
Bangkok has played a leading role in Asia Pacific’s MICE business. Growing business development and being a part of Asean Economics Community (AEC) drives expansion for convention center business. Located in the heart of Bangkok, Royal Paragon Hall has been a epitome of event venue in ASEAN and equipped with professional services and first-rate facilities.
About TRUE ICON HALL
TRUE ICON HALL is Asia’s revolutionary stage of iconic MICEntertainment venue. Located on the 7th Floor of ICONSIAM, the mega-development project recognized worldwide as a global landmark on the bank of the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok, one of the world’s most preferred destinations.
TRUE ICON HALL is a true convergence of innovative design and most advanced technology best suitable for all arrays of world-class meetings, conventions, exhibitions, entertainment, and special events. TRUE ICON HALL is the best of its kind MICE and entertainment solutions and top-notch facilities that can adeptly accommodate ever-shifting needs of the thriving MICE and entertainment industry worldwide. It is proud to be the first and only MICE and entertainment venue in Thailand that features 2,700 automatic retractable seating, fully integrated in-seat USB power solutions and state-of-the-art light and sound systems.
TRUE ICON HALL spans a gross area of 12,000 square meters and is home to 2 main halls that take up 2,775 square meters in total and 1,200-square meter foyer called Suralai Hall that overlooks the Chao Phraya River. These innovative halls are fully equipped with the most efficient ultra-high-speed internet True Gigatex Fiber and double operable walls to make divided halls completely soundproof. It also features 14 meeting rooms for 20 to 200 seats and can be flexibly combinable up to 520 theatre-style seatings.