Pattaya Daily News

12 February 2009 :: 15:02:29 pm 23551

Peach Hosts Money Expo Pattaya 2009

Pattaya, Thailand ? Over 45,000 visitors attended the Money Expo Pattaya 2009, held 6-8 February in the Pattaya Exhibition and Convention Hall (PEACH) at the Royal Cliff Beach Resort. A huge success, the event produced over 19 billion baht worth of transactions by over 22,000 individuals. The visitor numbers and transaction figures surpassed all expectations.?
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The 3 day event was officially opened by the Finance Minister, H. E. Korn Chatikavanij. He was accompanied by Mr. Santi Wiriyanrungsarit, editor of the Money & Banking Journal, who had conceived of the event. Many VIPs and celebrities attended the first day celebrations, including Governor of Chonburi, Mr Surapol Pongtadsirikul and Pattaya Mayor Mr. Itthipol Khunplume.

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) held a ?SET in the City Zone? for the first time this year. According to Ms. Sopawadee Lertmanaschai, SET chief marketing officer, market and post-trade services, ?Chonburi accounts for 32% of the eastern seaboard?s deposits, and it has the highest securities trading volume as well.? Pattaya City has the highest gross domestic product in the region.

The Money Expo event joined the SET with commercial banks in order to enhance the public?s abilities in personal financial planning and inform them of investment alternatives. Participating banks included Bangkok Bank, Thai Farmer?s (K) Bank, Siam Commercial Bank, Bank of Ayudhaya, Thai Military Bank, Siam City Bank, Bank Thai, Government Saving Bank, Government Housing Bank.

Other participating organizations included Ayudhaya Auto Lease Co. Ltd., AEON Thana Sinsap Co. Ltd. and Muang Thai Life Assurance, The Revenue Department, The Office of Insurance Commission and Sinsulp Bangkok Commercial Co. Ltd.


(Left to right) Royal Cliff Executive Director Mr. Vathanai Vathanakul, Director of Sales and Marketing, Mrs. Sunisa Yusanonde, Mr. Santi Viriyarungsarit, Editor-in-Chief of Money & Banking Magazine and H.E. Mr. Korn Chatikavanij, Minister of Finance for Thailand, celebrating the opening of MONEY EXPO PATTAYA 2009, held 6-9 February at the Pattaya Exhibition and Convention Hall (PEACH), a world class convention facility of the Royal Cliff Beach Resort.

For further information, please contact:
Rebecca ? Marketing Communications Manager
Tel: (66 38) 250421 ext. 2891; Fax: (66 38) 250141
Email: rebecca@royalcliff.com / website: http://www.royalcliff.com/newsroom.asp

Reporter : PDN staff   Photo : PDN staff   Category : Announcement News

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