Central Group, a leader in retail and services, has become the official communications and public relations partner with the government to support the public relations channels for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC 2022) by working with the Department of Information, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, throughout the hosting agenda of Thailand. The forum is held under the theme “Open, Connect, and Balance”, aiming to open to all opportunities, connect in all dimensions, and balance in all aspects. The forum will be held from November 14-19, 2022, in Bangkok, Thailand.

Central Group also reinforces its pride that Thailand is the host of "APEC 2022" by promoting the event through media outlets of affiliated businesses across the country that reach millions of people per day, such as “The PanOramix @CentralwOrld” which is the world's largest interactive digital screen in front of centralwOrld, in-store media inside Central Group’s shopping malls and shops, and all social media channels of Central Group.

This time, Central Group will participate in APEC 2022 as follows:

  1. APEC CEO Summit 2022: Central Group represents the private sector, led by Mr. Yol Phokasub, Chief Executive Officer of Central Retail Corporation Public Company Limited (CRC), as a representative of Central Group, to join the discussion on the topic “The Future of Asia Pacific Trade and Investment”. The discussion will also be attended by prominent global figures, including Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc, President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, the Director-General of the World Trade Organization, and the Secretary-General of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). This is a major global exchange platform and will be a great opportunity for Thailand to showcase its multi-dimensional trade and investment potential to revitalize the country's economy. It will be held on November 17, 2022, at the Athenee Hotel, Bangkok.
  2. CENTRAL GROUP Exhibition: Central Group will have a booth to publicize corporate information that shows Central Group's business potential in the global trade arena, innovation development, and creating sustainable growth between business and society. The booth will be stationed in the area of the news center at Hall 5, Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC) between November 14-19, 2022.

Central Group would like to invite everyone to celebrate Thailand on hosting the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC 2022). It is hoped that it will be one of the key mechanisms in driving the Thai economy to make strong progress.Those who are interested can stay up to date byvisiting https://centralgroup.com/apec.