📬  BeLuThai Newsletter | BE CONNECTED - Vol. 8, 2021
The bi-weekly newsletter for BeLuThai community 📮

Dear Members and Friends of BeLuThai,

As you will have noticed in our communication, we have started promoting and selling the Booths for our very own Trade Show : Meet – Discover – Eat, on September 14th. 
We are very exited about this Trade Show, as we have seen the success of such Trade Shows by other Chambers. So, Book your Booth as soon as possible.

In our series of High Calibre Speakers, organized by the Asian Belgian Luxembourg Chambers, our next guest is H.E. Mr. Vincent Van Peteghem, Belgian Federal Minister of Finance this coming Tuesday, June 8th. 

Beside, our Members in the Spotlight interviews, we introduce a new series in Be Connected, Meet the Board Members. In every issue of the Newsletter, you will have  the opportunity to get to know the Board Members better. 
In this issue, we are delighted to present our President, Khun Siriporn Wuthilaohaphan, CEO of Solvay. 

As you can see in the upcoming events, BeLuThai keeps on working hard on events and webinars for you. We do invite you to contact us with any idea you might have and we will be delighted to schedule it in the program when approved by our Event Committee. 

Best regards, 

Philip Coates
Executive Director  

BeLu Inter Asian Chambers

As you may already know, BeLuThai is an active Partner in the BeLu Inter Asian Chamber Group. Together with our colleagues in South East Asia, China and India, we work on a strong and interesting Webinar program, with amazing speakers all year round. A unique opportunity not to be missed and free of charge. 

This is just the beginning of activities of this fast developing group. As soon as borders open up again, we will organise cross-borders events and many B2B events opening new markets for you. 

Upcoming Events: 

  • June 8, H.E. Vincent Van Peteghem, Minister of Finance, Federal Government of Belgium

  • June 28, H.E. Sophie Wimès, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Federal Government of Belgium

  • September 9, Mme Ilham Kadri, CEO of Solvay

Inter Asian BLCCs Webinar - BELGIUM LOOKING AHEAD: Recovery, Finance & Asia With Minister Vincent Van Peteghem

Date: Tuesday 8th June 2021

Time:  17:00 - 18:15 (Bangkok Time)

Venue: Zoom Webinar


Inter Asian BLCCs Webinar with  H.E. Sophie Wimès, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Federal Government of Belgium

Date: Monday 28th June 2021

Time:  TBA

Venue: Zoom Webinar

More information to follow

Inter Asian BLCCs Webinar with  Mme Ilham Kadri, CEO of Solvay

Date: Thursday 9th September 2021

Time:  TBA

Venue: Zoom Webinar

More information to follow

BeLuThai: Meet • Discover • Eat: Trade Show

Date: Tuesday 14th September 2021

Time:  17:00 (Registration) |  Food and Drinks Service starts at 18:30

Venue: Montien Hotel Surawong Bangkok (map)

Book your booth!

Khon Kaen Business Forum

Date: Thursday 23rd September and Friday 24th September 2021

Time: 08:00 - 20:30

Venue: AVANI Khon Kaen Hotel & Convention Centre (map)



Sponsorship oppotunities

BeLuThai: GALA Dinner

Date: Friday 29th October 2021

Time:  18.00 - 23.00 

Venue: The Athenee Hotel (map)

More information to follow

BeLuThai: Eastern Seaboard Day

Date: Friday 26th November 2021

Time:  TBA

Venue: TBA

More information to follow

BeLuThai: Christmas Dinner

Date:  Wednesday 15th December 2021
Time: Registration 18:30 | Dinner 19:30
Venue:  Blue Elephant Restaurant and Cooking School (map)

More information to follow

Joint Chambers: Tech & The City x Chiang Mai Connect: Urban-tech entrepreneurs Meet-up & Networking

Date: Thursday 10th June 2021

Time:  17:30 - 21:00

Venue: Artisan Digital Chiang Mai (map)


Reconnect: Hong Kong-ASEAN Partnership Webinar  

Date: Friday 11th June 2021

Time:  14:30 - 15:20 (Bangkok Time)

Venue: Zoom Webinar


CanCham - Woman in Leadership 2021 - Resilience

Date: Wednesday 23rd June 2021

Time: 11:30 - 14:30

Venue:  The Landmark Bangkok


Congratulations to our Intern, Khun Yada Tangchaiprasopchok for winning the 2021 NIBS Worldwide Business Plan Competition at Assumption University!

WEBINAR with Thierry Geerts, CEO GOOGLE Belgium and Luxembourg  

Monday 17th May 2021

Develop creativity, work together and solve complex problems by embracing digitalization is the way forward according to Thierry Geerts of Google. Networks work better than individuals, therefore, re-inventing the culture in your company enables you to truly understand the work and give fast services to your consumers. 

#Technology is bringing people together more than ever, it is so #impactful in our lives that we are no more homo sapiens, we have now become homo digitalis. 

Thank you Thierry Geerts for speaking in todays Belux inter chamber webinar, and thank you for encouraging us to have the ambition to conquer the world. 

Special thanks to Emmanuel De Smedt of Soudal and Philip Coates of BeLuThai for all the preparations and Isabel Alvarez Fernandez of BLCC Singapore for hosting.

Present Belux chambers, Benelux Chamber of Commerce East China | Shanghai, Belgian Filipino Business Club, The Belgium-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, BICC&I Belgo-Indian Chamber of C.&I., Indo-Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce & Industry (IBLCCI), EuroCham Myanmar, BeLuxCham Malaysia, BeluxCham Vietnam,The Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in Japan  (BLCCJ) and Belgian Vietnamese Alliance - Chamber of Commerce & Industry BE-LU-VN.

Every week, BeLuThai has the pleasure to introduce a Board Member. The Board of BeLuThai consists of 12 Members. 

In this issue, we are delighted to present our President, Khun Siriporn Wuthilaohaphan, CEO of Solvay. 

Ms. Siriporn Wuthilaohaphan


INVE Thailand Co., Ltd.

SAFECOMS Network Security Consulting Co., Ltd.

If you wish your company to be a Member in the Spotlight and appear here, on LinkedIn, Facebook and the BeLuThai website, let us know at [email protected]

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