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ASEAN Ceramics 2013 in Bangkok sets impressive record
Over 209 companies from 29 countries exhibiting and trade buyers expected from over 30 countries
Southeast Asia’s inaugural show to open on 11th September to an incredible global backdrop

Bangkok – ASEAN Ceramics 2013 will be Southeast Asia’s first global ceramic manufacturing event and will firmly establish Thailand on the international ceramics circuit as the region’s only dedicated industry event for the region. The biennial exhibition and conference will open from 11-13 September in Bangkok’s prestigious world-class venue, BITEC.

Already over 20 countries have pre-registered to visit the event, including Vietnam, Indonesia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Japan, China, India, Sri Lanka, Iran, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines and Russia. The highest number of official trade delegations and free online registration can be done online through the website at www.ASEANceramics.com.

The successful launch event of ASEAN Ceramics 2013 has been attributed to the strategic positing, timing and international reach of the event. With the region experiencing over 10% growth in the ceramic manufacturing sectors the exhibition will be a key platform for Asia’s production facilities seeking to expand, upgrade, reduce costs, increase efficiency and develop their competitive edge.

Leading companies from 18 countries around the world will bring to the exhibition in Thailand the latest applications for energy saving production, material and resource efficiency, product quality consistency and new technologies and innovations to improve and upgrade your ceramic manufacturing processes. Imerys Ceramics, the world’s number one in minerals and ceramic bodies for sanitaryware, explained that ASEAN Ceramics 2013 was the important event for the industry in Southeast Asia and that they will be exhibiting their full range of industry leading minerals, glazes and product for ceramic manufacturing.

Other new exhibitors to the event include Sacmi, Endeka, Saint Gobain, System Solutions, Torrecid, Gabrielli, Unimak, TCK, Siam NGK Technocera, Ferro, Heraeus, Cleia, Craven Fawcett and Bedeschi. The International groups of Italy, the UK, China, India and Thailand will showcase new applications to the market alongside the vast display of independent international exhibitors to include Germany, Spain, Turkey, Luxembourg, Malaysia, France, Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, Brazil and USA.

Special Features at the exhibition will include the Art, Design & Innovation showcase, the launch of the ASEAN Product Award, live workshop demonstrations and the Manufacturers Forum where you’ll experience first-hand the latest product launches and product direction of the region’s leading ceramic producers. The trade exhibition will also be complimented by
the international conference on traditional and advanced ceramics where trends, innovations and market developments will be discussed and where the region’s decision makers and industry stakeholders will gather.

ASEAN Ceramics 2103 is set to be the world most exciting ceramics event. With Bangkok as the backdrop and BITEC as the stage, ASEAN Ceramics 2013 will be a professional and exciting host city for the inaugural biennial event this September. BITEC is a state-of-the-art international exhibition centre with direct skytrain link to the downtown Bangkok and links directly to the airport via the new airport express. Bangkok itself is served by all the major international airlines and offers excellent hotels at incredible prices, the official hotels for ASEAN Ceramics start at just US$60 for 4 star accommodation, visit the website to make your booking and plan your visit at www.ASEANceramics.com.

During the exhibition there will be an array of activities, competitions, live demonstrations, showcases, seminars, the conference and industry awards and entertainment. The highlight events on the first day will be the opening ceremony presided over by key industry officials and celebrities, followed later by the official Gala Evening Reception with the launch of the ASEAN Ceramic Awards, live music, dance, local food & drink and legendary Thai hospitality. There’s also an exciting pre-show prize draw for trade visitors to join in by simply sending contact details of ten nominated colleagues to registration@aesexhibitions.com.

ASEAN Ceramics 2013 will include the unique international Business Matching Programme free for all visitors and exhibitors to make sure your time is best used and you meet your target group. Through the ASEAN Ceramics 2013’s online business matching platform you can view ASEAN Ceramics 2013 exhibitors’ latest products and their company profile, use the official online business matching platform to indicate your sourcing requirements (i.e. product requirement, budgets) and set up meetings at the show. Contact kelly.bizmatch@socialwalk.com to get involved.

The Co-located ICTA 2013 technical conference looks set to be the biggest ever and as ASEAN Ceramics 2913 gathers pace so too does the co-located International Conference on Traditional and Advanced Ceramics with over 120 papers through to the final round of selection and up to 500 guests expected from throughout the region. View the full programme and book online for the ICTA conference delegate pass and free visitor ticket at www.ASEANceramics.com.

Asian Exhibition Services (AES) Ltd. is an international, Board of Investment listed company, managing specialised industrial trade events throughout Asia. AES is headquartered in Bangkok and has representative offices in Europe, China, Singapore, India and South America. AES’s partner companies include Pico (Thailand) Plc, listed in the Stock Exchange of Thailand, AES (UK) Limited and MP International (Singapore).

For more information please contact press@aesexhibitions.com or visit the website at www.ASEANceramics.com

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