Bangkok, Thailand, January 18, 2021 – Despite a new wake of COVID-19 pandemic in Thailand, Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC) announced the centre remains open with both Thai and international events still going as planned. Following the government policies and guidance, BITEC coordinates with all relevant sectors to ensure employees carry out the international standards security and hygiene when performing duties and delivering services.
Panittha Buri, Managing Director, BITEC
“BITEC has always followed the government policies to prevent the spread of COVID-19 strictly since the first wave in 2020. Apart from strengthening measures and adjusting the service requirements to be in line with the current policy, BITEC has requested employees to participate in online training sessions on hygiene and service quality control to ensure the safety of exhibitors and visitors,” said Panittha Buri, Managing Director of Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC).
Intensive infection control measures at BITEC include temperature screening at entrances, stationing ‘Thai Chana’ for check-in and check-out, cleaning all touch surfaces including restrooms and parking badges, providing alcohol gel at every service point, wearing a hygienic mask at all time, and keeping a distance of at least one metre from each other. BITEC also uses UVC Technology to kill viruses in all service areas and provides a video showing processes to reduce the risk of COVID-19.
With its strict measures, working systems, and positive outcomes throughout the past year, BITEC has created trust among exhibitors, organisers, and business operators. The trust led to important exhibitions, trade fairs, and conferences at both national and international levels to be hosted at BITEC in the first half of the year 2021. The confirmed upcoming events include SAHA Group Fair 2021, Asia Fashion (Thailand) Show H & B 2021, Architechnica Asia & Horti Asia 2021, MEGA Show Bangkok 2021, and Bangkok Beauty Show 2021.
To keep the public up-to-date with the situation at the centre, BITEC provides news and information through various online channels such as BITEC’s official website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LINE Official Account as well as information points around the centre.
About Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC)
Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC) is one of the top five best convention and exhibition centres in Asia-Pacific. With a total area of more than 70,000 square metres, BITEC offers comprehensive services and facilities such as food courts and restaurants, more than 4,000 parking spaces, the premium office ‘BHIRAJ TOWER at BITEC’ and many more. The location is easily accessible by BTS Bangna Station via exit E13, BHIRAJ TOWER entrance, through the skywalk that leads directly to the Welcome Hall.
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Tel: 02 653 2717-9 and 081 854 9946 or 081 812 8839
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Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Center (BITEC) will continue to operate as usual in January 2021, under strict supervision measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
List of operating restaurants and shops
- Food courts and restaurants
– Food Yard is open for service from 11-31 January 2021, Monday to Friday from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
- Convenience Stores
- Shops and Banks
– Government Savings Bank
– Office Mate
– Bangkok Blueprint
– Lemon Telecom
Note: Operating dates and times may be subject to change under certain circumstances.
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