SIMA ASEAN Thailand 2017 was officially opened on 7th September 2017 from Hall 5-6 of IMPACT Exhibition & Convention Center and IMPACT Lakeside, Bangkok, Thailand through the joint efforts of both the government and private sectors.
Dr. Suwit Chaikiattiyos, Director-General, Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives Thailand, and HE Mr. Gilles Garachon, Ambassador of the French Embassy presided over the opening ceremony and other key dignitaries from various government bodies and industry associations attended the function.
This year’s show provided a comprehensive range of innovative agricultural technologies and equipment such as inputs, traction, soil working equipment, plant treatment, harvesting, irrigation, storage, breeding equipment and spare parts.
Running concurrently with the exhibition were a series of informative seminars and conferences from expert speakers. Highlights included ‘The 18th TSAE National Conference and The 10th TSAE International Conference’ organized by the Thai Society of Agricultural Engineering and ‘Thai Innovation Leads to Thailand 4.0’ organized by the Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives. At the same time, the 1st International Agri Drone Conference & workshop was held alongside the show.
The exhibition showcased the latest technology and innovations. Visitors were able to experience the latest products from local and international leading companies, with more than 300 global brands on the indoor and outdoor exhibition space of 13,700 sq.m. Moreover, the outdoor demonstration area enables the visitors to see agriculture machinery live in action on three different fields.
The 3-day trade exhibition attracted more than 9,000 trade visitors from 39 countries. With our efficient business matching system, more than 120 attending VIP Buyers from 13 countries generated over 800 business meetings during the event.
Once again, we would like to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to all those involved for contributing to the success of this year’s great event. We strive to make the next edition even bigger and better for the industry.
We hope to see you from the 6th to the 8th of June 2018!