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CanCham Multi-Chambers Crystal Ball Business Luncheon

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Date & Time: 10-Jan-2018 11:30 Members Only  
Location: Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit
Member Cost: THB 1,200.00

CanCham Thailand in collaboration with the Embassy of Canada, Bank of Singapore, Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI), International Labour Organization (ILO) and the following foreign chambers of commerce: Australia, Belgium-Luxembourg, Britain, France, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway and Singapore, proudly present MULTI-CHAMBER CRYSTAL BALL BUSINESS LUNCHEON – THE YEAR AHEAD on January 10 at Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit.

This CanCham flagship event promises to be a lively, interactive discussion during which business leaders will provide their perspective and outlook on the financial, political, communications and work/employment landscape for the year ahead. The key trends in various sectors of industry will be highlighted.

The event will provide ample opportunity for participants to share insights and ideas amongst peers in the business sector. The panel discussion will be followed by Q&A.


Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Time: 11:30 - 13:30

Venue: Ballroom I, Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit

Dress Code: Business attire or smart casual

Entry Fee: THB 1,200 for members and participating chambers/organizations or THB 1,500 for non-members

Booking & Payment: direct to Cancham. Please CLICK HERE


We will be discussing the major trends and forecasts for 2018 in the following areas:

  • World Economy and Financial markets
  • Political Landscape – Economic policy, outcomes of major Thai government policies such as EEC
  • Communications – Emergency & transformation of social commerce in SE Asia
  • Future of Labour – including AI, opportunities & threats


  1. Pichai Chuensuksawadi (moderator), Editor-in-Chief & Bangkok Post Editor, Bangkok Post
  2. Johan Jooste, Chief Investment Officer, Bank of Singapore
  3. Deunden Nikomborirak, Ph.D., Research Director – Economic Governance, Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI)
  4. Gary Rynhart, Senior Employers Specialist South East Asia, International Labour Organization (ILO)
  5. Natasak Rodjanapiches, Managing Director, Oracle Corporation (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

Panelist profiles: CLICK HERE


11:30 - Registration & Networking

12:00 - Lunch is served

12:05 - Opening Remark by John Stevens, President of CanCham Thailand and
            Introduction to Khun Pichai, Moderator

12:20 - Panel Discussion begins – Khun Pichai sets stage for the discussions
            1. Johan Jooste
            2. Deunden Nikomborirak, Ph.D.
            3. Gary Rynhart
            4. Natasak Rodjanapiches

13:15 - Questions and Answers

13:30 - Forum concluded