The Crown Jewel of Events in Bangkok:  Introducing the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center 

16th January 2024

Bangkok, the bustling metropolis known for its vibrant culture and rich history, stands as a testament to Thailand's dynamism. At the heart of this thriving city lies the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC), a majestic venue that has become the crown jewel of event hosting in Southeast Asia.

Words Remi Deve

A look back at the ICCA Congress

The ICCA Congress unfolded at QSNCC in November 2023, drawing a record-breaking attendance of 1100 delegates from 80 countries, marking the largest gathering ever in the Asia-Pacific region. The conference sessions delved deep into avant-garde strategies to augment event success, presenting attendees with real-world case studies, success narratives, and interactive workshops.

Beyond the confines of conference rooms, the event facilitated a holistic exploration of the host city. The meticulous execution by the organizers was unmistakable throughout the entire event, with all sessions impeccably hosted at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre.

Marta Gomes, ICCA President, expressed her satisfaction with QSNCC as the primary venue for ICCA’s high-profile event this year. In her words, “We had an amazing experience in Bangkok with so much support, feeling welcome in the destination and QSNCC has been a very strong part of that. I think our delegates have felt, they enjoyed the space, light, the view, the comfort of the meeting room, the coffee, the food, so it’s been a very amazing experience.” Gomes highlighted the remarkable features of the venue, specifically praising the abundant natural light throughout the space and the functional elegance of the meeting rooms, which she described as a “wonderful space.”

Ray Bloom, Chairman & Found of IMEX Group, also lauded QSNCC as an extraordinary venue, affirming, “This is an outstanding venue for ICCA. This event has been a great success… it’s been a success, and one of the major reasons is because it has been held at the outstanding convention center.” Bloom specifically praised the venue’s design, infrastructure, and natural light, describing it as a space that universally uplifts the spirits of attendees. He also underscored how the venue’s unique offerings, allowing people to seamlessly transition from serious meetings to relaxation amidst the facilities, contributed to making the ICCA event at QSNCC very special.

The QSNCC enjoys a strategic location in the heart of Bangkok, nestled within Rama IV district, at the crossroads of Bangkok’s business, entertainment, and cultural hubs. Situated in close proximity to major hotels, shopping centers, and architectural landmarks, the center seamlessly blends accessibility with the vibrancy of the city.

Its s prime location ensures that attendees can easily explore the city’s attractions and amenities, creating a dynamic and engaging experience beyond the event itself – making it an ideal choice for international and local events alike.

A beacon of architectural grandeur, QSNCC stands as a symbol of Thailand’s commitment to excellence in hosting world-class events. Named after Her Majesty Queen Sirikit, the center’s design reflects both modern sophistication and traditional Thai aesthetics. The iconic golden spire that graces the exterior is a nod to the country’s rich cultural heritage, making the convention center not just a venue but a visual masterpiece.

QSNCC boasts a versatile array of spaces that cater to the diverse needs of event organizers. With a total space of over 300,000 square meters – and 78,500 sqm of event space – the center features a range of exhibition halls, meeting rooms, and a convention hall that can accommodate up to 20,000 delegates. The flexibility of these spaces allows for the seamless hosting of events of varying sizes, from intimate board meetings to grand international conferences.

Technologically advanced

QSNCC’s commitment to providing a technologically advanced environment sets it apart as a premier event venue. The center is equipped with high-speed Wi-Fi, state-of-the-art audiovisual facilities, and a dedicated team of technical experts.

These resources empower event organizers to execute flawless presentations, live streams, and interactive sessions, elevating the overall experience for both on-site and virtual attendees connecting from around the world.

In tune with global trends, QSNCC places a strong emphasis on sustainability. The center has implemented eco-friendly practices, including waste reduction, energy efficiency, and water conservation. Sustainable choices extend to catering services, with a focus on locally sourced and organic ingredients. Event organizers seeking to align their events with environmental consciousness find a willing partner in QSNCC, making it a standout choice for those committed to responsible event management.

Hosting events of all sizes and formats

Over the years, QSNCC has played host to an impressive array of high-profile events, cementing its reputation as a preferred venue for international conferences, trade shows, and cultural extravaganzas. The center’s dedicated team works closely with event organizers to ensure every detail is meticulously planned and executed. 

Case in point: Money20/20, one of the world’s largest gatherings dedicated to financial technology, will take place at QSNCC on April 23-25, 2024, bringing together some of the world’s most known financial service and digital payments companies such as JPMorgan, VISA, Mastercard, Alipay, HSBC, and Airwallex to name a few. 

QSNCC was also the host to the ICCA Congress in November 2023 – see sidebar for more details.

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