CanCham Business Luncheon – Alberta’s Pivot to Asia: Opportunities for Thailand and CanCham Thailand

Event Details

Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Time: 11:30AM – 2:00PM

Venue: Sukhumvit Room, Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit (BTS Asok Station)

Attire: Business or Smart Casual

Entry Fee:

  • THB 1,000 for members of CanCham Thailand
  • THB 1,200 for non-members


CanCham Thailand is pleased to welcome former Ambassador to Thailand, Mr. Ron Hoffman, who will be speak about trade and business opportunities for Thailand and Western Canada:

  • Importance of Western Canada as a gateway to ASEAN
  • Why Thailand is an attractive country in ASEAN for Alberta companies
  • Why Alberta is an attractive Canadian province for Thailand based companies
  • How to pursue these opportunities

Event Program

11:00AM Registration and Networking
12:00PM Opening Remarks (John Stevens, President of CanCham Thailand) and introduce to Mr. Ron Hoffmann – speaker
12:10PM Lunch is served
12:30PM Speaking Session Starts

Mr. Ron Hoffmann

01:30PM Questions and Answers
01:45PM Concludes

Speaker Profile

Mr. Ron Hoffmann, Alberta Senior Representative for the Asia Pacific Basin

Ron Hoffmann, appointed Alberta’s Senior Representative for the Asia Pacific Basin in the fall of 2014, is a western Canadian who has dedicated most of his professional life advancing Canada’s interests on the world stage.  He has spent much of his diplomatic career in Asia, including serving as Ambassador to Afghanistan during the height of Canada’s military, diplomatic and development deployment.  He was Ambassador to Thailand, with cross-accreditation to Burma, Cambodia and Laos, and served in the Canadian Embassy in Beijing as Commercial and Economic Counselor.  Earlier in his career, he held key positions in Canadian missions in London, Johannesburg and the Hague.  [CLICK HERE to view his profile]






Reservations not cancelled within 3 business days of the event will be considered as a no-show and invoiced.  If the event falls on a Monday or is immediately preceded by a holiday, cancellation is required by the previous business day.


Siam Commercial Bank (SCB)
Branch: Silom
Account name: Thai-Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Account number: 065-3-02325-3
Swift code : sicothbk




Bookings are closed for this event.

11:30 - 14:00


Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Hotel

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