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September 2018 Issue 51

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Dear Members,... From 
Brendan Cunningham, AustCham Executive Director

Industry Focus for September is the Digital Space. Check out interesting articles written by our members who would like to share their views.

>> Chamber Business News in September and updated news from the Australian Embassy

Check out overview videos of September networking events & member breifings held both in Bangkok and Phuket . And let's throwback to this year's Australian Alumni Awards
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Starting October with a line-up of interesting events brought to you by AustCham Thailand

>> Promotional offers for AustCham's members
>> News and events from our members
>> Warm welcome and introduction to our 7 new members!

Snapshots at AustCham's organized events in September!

 

 

Message from your Chamber

 



Greetings and welcome to this month’s issue of AustCham's Advance online magazine.

AustCham continued to deliver on its three pillars – Business, Connections, Community – in September, and have another busy month planned in October.

On the Business side, our Industry Focus this month is “The Digital Space” and you can find interesting and informative articles from our Members in this field below, as well as in our Advance Blog page. This is an ever-changing, ever-growing and ever-exploding space, and we’re proud to announce that our members in this field will be providing their expertise in AustCham’s Digital Workshop Series, to be launched at our Member Briefing on 3rd October.

Highlighting the Digital month is a business luncheon featuring H.E. Dr. Pichet Durongkaveroj, Minister of Digital Economy and Society, speaking on the topic “Update on the Development of the Digital Economy”. All event details can be found below.

Our Directors and Members have been busy with various government ministries and agencies over the past month, including meetings with the Ministry of Education, Board of Investment (BOI), and Thai Customs Department, and can expect more news to follow on the projects with the Regulatory Guillotine and the International Vocational Committee.

Sundowners, Thailand’s premier business networking event, ventures to the Park Hyatt for the first time in October, and we are expecting a full house, so get in quick for reservations.

Finally, we held one of our biggest community events of the year, The Coffee Club 2018 AFL Grand Final Family Day, last Saturday, and now turn our attention to The Duchess 2018 AustCham Golf Tournament.

Lots happening in the Australian-Thai business community, as we move into the last quarter of the year.

Wishing you all a successful month ahead"

 
   

Brendan Cunningham

AustCham Executive Director


   
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October Industry Focus: the Digital Space

 
 
  Exploring the World of Digital PR  
 

By David Norcross, Managing Director of Lexicon

 
 


 
 
         

As a catch-all term, Digital Marketing encapsulates everything from achieving top ranks on Google to influencing opinion on Instagram; and from garnering positive reviews on Panthip to generating sales through Facebook...

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The Digital Education Space in the Workplace by Rob Kawada, Managing Director, English Gang

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AI will enhance the human workforce – not replace it by Ratna Wright , Director at Grant Thornton Thailand

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A Quick Look at Programmatic Media in 2018 by Tom – Nguyen Truong Tung, Managing Director at Syndacast

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Personalized experience by RJ Rojvirasingh, Managing Director at MAD APPE DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.

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Role of digital technology in tourism by Kanlaya Mathyakom, Founder at Pickaboo co., Ltd

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Chamber Business News: September

 
         
   

AustCham has had a busy schedule in September with Business Meetings and Member Briefings. To see what’s been happening in the Chamber, click here for an update...

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Australian Embassy News: September

 
         
   

Friendly futsal match to strengthen ties between Australian Embassy, FANC and ONCB

A fantastic friendly futsal match between teams from the Australian Embassy Bangkok, Foreign Anti-Narcotics and Crime Community, Thai Media and Thailand’s Offices of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB)....

Australian Embassy organise a mentoring activity for the Airports of Thailand quality control personnel

Australian Embassy’s Aviation and Maritime Security Division in the Department of Home Affairs recently organised a mentoring activity for the Airports of Thailand quality control personnel from headquarter....

Australian Embassy take part in “Clean Up Bangkok River 2018”

Ahead of this year’s global Clean Up the World weekend, the Australian Embassy Bangkok proudly collaborated with Bangkok River Partners, hotels, retailers, universities and other businesses to make Bangkok a beautiful, green and clean city...

Australian Embassy’s Department of Education and Training co-hosted the ASPIRES public talk in partnership with OHEC

Australian Embassy’s Department of Education and Training recently co-hosted the first Australian Speakers & Partners in Research, Education and Skills (ASPIRES) public talk in Bangkok for Thai universities and government research agencies...

Australian Federal Police's Manager for Asia, Glen McEwen join the #UnitedAsOne reception

Australian Federal Police‘s Manager for Asia, Glen McEwen, was in Thailand last week at the #UnitedAsOne reception, an event hosted by the Thai Government to thank international supporters who were involved in the Thamluang cave rescue mission...


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September Sundowners & AustCham Member Briefing on "Dealing with Stress in the Workplace"


Phuket Sundowners & Phuket Panel Discussion on the Phuket Marine & Hospitality Expectation


Throwback Australian Alumni Awards 2018
     
     

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AustCham Member Briefing "Digital Workshop Series Launch"

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October Sundowners

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Chiang Mai Connect by NTCC

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Phuket Business Networking hosted by BCCT & Phuket Briefing:Thai Company Nominees, What are they, allegedly?

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South Africa Ball 2018

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AustCham Joint Business Luncheon on “Update on the Development of the Digital Economy”

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November Sundowners

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The Duchess 2018 AustCham Golf Tournament

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Promotions for AustCham members

For this month, various promotions for AustCham members are here to offer you a special deal.

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Members News

Check out the latest news from AustCham members.

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AustCham Members Calendar

Find out what upcoming events our members have at AustCham Members Event Calendar.

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New member - Mr. Geoff Boyle

Founder of Lanotec Australia Pty Ltd. Based in Pattaya, Thailand...

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New member - Mr. Darren Beech

I have 25 years experience in financial services in the UK, 10 of those in The City of London, advising UK and foreign nationals...

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New Member - BDMS Wellness Clinic

The BDMS Wellness Clinic was founded on a single principle: to make the best regenerative and preventative care from around the world accessible in one place...

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New Member - Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit

Expected to open in November 2018, Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit will be the first Hyatt Regency brand hotel in Bangkok, joining another 3 Hyatt hotels in the city...

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New Member - Martin Bencher (Thailand) Co., Ltd

Martin Bencher Group is a Scandinavian based shipping and freight forwarding company. The company was originally founded in the UK in 1881 and throughout its history the name has always been synonymous with superior shipping services on a global scale...

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New Member - Skoolzine

Skoolzine (Part of the Schoolzine Group) has developed a platform for parent engagement that is used by schools, education departments and associations across three continents...

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New Member - Sustainable Skills Ltd

Sustainable Skills is a global, not-for-profit consultancy that develops, supports, and assists effective vocational education and training (TVET) systems worldwide....

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