HLB’s 2015 Asia Pacific conference, organised by HLB Thailand in Bangkok, brought together over 50 attendees from the HLB network in Asia Pacific and the rest of the world, including the UK, the US, Germany, Djibouti and the UAE.
The conference, dedicated to “ASEAN Economic Integration: New Opportunities for Prosperity”, welcomed three distinguished guest speakers: Dr. Kirida Bhaopichitr, World Bank’s Senior Economist and Country Economist for Thailand; Ms. Chotima Iemsawasdikul, Director of ASEANAffairs Section from the Department of Trade Negotiations, Ministry of Commerce; and Mr Narit Therdsteerasukdi, Executive Director of the Investment Strategy and Policy Bureau, Office of the Board of Investment (BOI), the Prime Minister’s Office.
Mr. Manoj Kumar, Partner HLB Hamt, shared how Dubai continues to develop as a trans-continental hub for trade and commerce, helping to shape and catalyse economic development across the world and how Dubai’s innovative and robust economic models and extensive global trade footprint will see Expo 2020 Dubai provide participants with a unique and continuous stream of opportunity in the country and beyond.
HLB International is well positioned across Asia Pacific where it ranks Top Ten in many countries including Australia, Greater China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam, while having a well-established and active presence in other Asian markets.
HLB International holds a number of international and regional conferences every year, including in Latin America, North America, MENA, Australasia, Europe and Central & Eastern Europe. HLB regional conferences are a great opportunity for HLB professionals to network together and get to know each other personally. Close, personal relationships between HLB members contribute to making HLB a personalised and cohesive network, thus allowing for the smooth running of clients’ business across borders.