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Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand Holds LED Expo Thailand 2014, One of the Most Important Events for ASEAN

Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) joins hand with IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd. and MEX Exhibitions Pvt Ltd. invest more than 20 million baht to create the LED Expo Thailand 2014. By gathering more than 300 companies worldwide to show their power saving LED innovation technologies, along with Thailand Innovative LED contest 2014 will make this events bigger than ever to meet ASEAN standards.

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New Delhi, India -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/22/2013 -- Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) associated with IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd. and MEX Exhibitions Pvt Ltd. holds a press conference for LED Expo Thailand 2014, Thailand International Exhibition on LED Lighting Products & Technology. The event is honor to have Dr. Kurujit Nakornthap, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Energy, and the representative from Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand and Thai Hotel Association as a guest speaker for a seminar on LED: Green Energy Solution on 16th December 2013 at the Headquarter of EGAT.

Dr. Kurujit Nakornthap, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Energy said that “In the present day, the usages of energy have continuously increased 4.4 percent per year along with the expanding of the economy by 4.5 percent per year, especially the energy usages from the manufacturing industries and business building. Therefore to solve the country’s power crisis, the Ministry of Energy has set up a 20 years plan to conserve energy (2011 – 2030) by decreasing the energy intensity, the energy that is used in the domestic manufacturing industrial or the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and supporting the innovation of power saving products by 25 percent by the year 2030 comparing to 2010. Thailand can defiantly decrease the power usages by 20 percent by 2014 if they are determent in saving energy along with the innovation technology such as LED light, which is considering as one of the major breakthrough for the power saving in the future”.

Mr. Soonchai Kumnoonsate, EGAT Governor, Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand said that “In 2013-2014, EGAT has been focusing more on conserving energy, by realizing that the LED product is consider as the new electric innovation that will be very useful in saving energy for the world in the near future. Therefore many campaigns were launch to encouraging the use of LED light by adding number 5 label on to all LED light bulb, including the changing of street light and lamp that is under the administrative district of the EGAT and to encourage the usage of LED light instate of the flourescent lamp in the building of the government sectors.”

“To stimulate a long lasting market for the LED product, EGAT has joined with IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd. and MEX Exhibitions Pvt Ltd. from India to host LED Expo Thailand 2014 for the second year. The event will be held from May22 - 24, at Hall 7–8, IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand. In 2014, we dedicated the first 2 days to be Trade Fair and another 1 day to the public to be able to participate and buy LED product in a special price” added Mr. Soonchai.

Ms. Pornphan Bulner, Assistant Director of Exhibition Project Dept., IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd. said that “LED Expo Thailand 2014 offers a wide range of LED lighting products and technology such as LEDs, LED Applications & Lighting, LED Lighting Products, LED Signage & Displays, LED Components / Accessories and Raw Materials, LED Driver & Power Supply, LED Manufacturing Equipment / Machinery & Allied Products in the area of more than 13,500 square meters and expecting to see more than 300 international companies show on stage. This event will be the center stage for consumer and new era organization that are looking for an innovation that lead to a cause, including government - private sectors, internal and national business, architect, designer, hotel and resort, real-estate and condominium, signage, institution, events company, advertising company and industrial factory. More than 18,000 people are expected to come to the event.”

Running alongside with the exhibition, there will be a free seminar called “Thailand LED Summit” the seminars from Thai and foreign experts sharing their knowledge and experience. One of the highlight activities is the first ever competition of “Thailand Innovative LED contest 2014”to support and develop student creativity and knowledge. Under graduate students can participate and demonstrate their creative ideas for inventing a product by using LED” added Ms. Pornphan.

LED Expo Thailand 2014 is an international trade exhibition that meets demand for businesses, industries, and the public. It is a great opportunity for entrepreneurs to expand their business to meet the ASEAN standards.

The event is scheduled from May 22-24, 2014 at Hall 7 – 8, IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand.

For more information, please contact Ms. Panvisut Baranakarn, Project Manager, IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd. Tel:  + 66 (0) 2833 5328, Fax: + 66 (0) 2833 5127-9, Email: panvisutb@impact.co.th or visit www.ledexpothailand.com.