Growing the Canada-Thailand Business Partnership

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Currently, Thailand is Canada’s second-largest overall trading partner in the ASEAN region. Join the Canada-ASEAN Business Council, CanCham Thailand, and our partners to find out how the two countries can grow this important business partnership for shared success and prosperity. This event is part of the Canada-ASEAN Business Leaders Series 2021 organized by the CABC in partnership with the Government of Canada.


  • Provide an update on the business environment and opportunities in Thailand
  • Discuss what Thailand has to offer to Canadian businesses and learn from successful Canadian businesses operating in the market
  • Networking opportunities for the Canada-ASEAN business community


Time (GMT+7) Programme Platform
8:30 AM – 8:40 AM Opening by the CABC Zoom webinar
8:40 AM – 9:00 AM Introduction of GoH: CABC/CanCham Thailand

Keynote remarks from Guests of Honour


●      H.E. Dr. Sarah Taylor, Ambassador of Canada to Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia [Confirmed]


●      H.E. Kallayana Vipattipumiprates, Ambassador of Thailand to Canada [Confirmed]

9:00 AM Photo opportunity

●      CABC, Guests of Honour, all speakers

9:02 AM – 9:54 AM Panel discussion + Q&A


●      Mr. Derek van Pelt, President, CanCham Thailand and Partner at Stonelotus Ventures [Confirmed]

Target Speakers:

●    Ms. Sonklin Ploymee, Deputy Secretary General of the Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) [Confirmed]

●    Mr. Nick Wattanavekin, CEO, WeEat Co.(Tim Hortons Thailand) [Confirmed]

●    Ms. Sittharmanin “Pam” Susamawathanakun, Managing Director, SRT Forex (Thailand) [Confirmed]

●    Dr. Jingjai Hanchanlash, Advisor, The Board of Trade of Thailand [Confirmed]

9:55 AM – 10:00 AM Closing remarks
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Market Entry Workshop & Open networking session

●      Briefing/ Presentation on Thai market – Mr. Yuttana Saithai, Head of Foreign Direct Investment Advisory – Thailand, UOB [Confirmed]

●      Q&A

●      Open networking

Zoom meeting