The Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce (TNCC) cordially invites you to the “TNCC Meets the Norwegian Ambassador” on the occasion of H.E. Ambassador Mrs Astrid Emilie Helle formally taking up her duties as the new Norwegian Ambassador to Thailand and Cambodia.
This is an exclusive opportunity for you to meet and warmly welcome H.E. Ambassador Mrs Astrid Emilie Helle to Thailand. On top of that, as you will receive personal interaction with the new Norwegian Ambassador, this would be a perfect opportunity for you to raise your concerns related to Thai-Norwegian businesses or any issues for diplomacy and policy development. More significantly, H.E. Ambassador Mrs Astrid Emilie Helle will share key focus areas for the embassy, team introduction, as well as key contact points at the embassy. Besides, the Thai Norwegian Chamber of Commerce will also share the chamber’s activities and collaboration with Team Norway in Bangkok. At the event, you can also enjoy drinks and cocktails while expanding your business connections with various members and friends of the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce.
Please find the event information in the list below.
Date: Monday, 7th November 2022
Time: 18:00 – 21:00 hrs.
Venue: Studio 4, 6 Fl., Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok (Map)
Tickets: Members Baht 1,300 per person net
Non-members Baht 1,700 per person net
*Inclusive of cocktail food and free flow beverage
18:00 – 19:00 hrs. Registration and Networking
19:00 – 19:05 hrs. Welcoming speech by Mr Axel Blom, President of TNCC
19:05 – 19:15 hrs. H.E. Norwegian Ambassador, Mrs Astrid Emilie Helle’s speech and team introduction
19:15 – 19:30 hrs. TNCC Presentation
19:30 – 19:40 hrs. Lucky Draw session
19:40 – 21:00 hrs. Networking Cocktail
21:00 hrs. Event closure
Introducing our new Norwegian Ambassador to Thailand and Cambodia
The Ambassador of the Norwegian to Thailand and Cambodia, H.E. Mrs Astrid Emilie Helle, formally took up her duties on September 2022. Prior to taking up her current posting as Norwegian Ambassador to Thailand and Cambodia, she was the Ambassador of Norway to South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, and Lesotho, as well as to SADC from 2018 to 2022. In addition, the Ambassador holds three degrees, including a PhD in Norway and European Integration from Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris, an Advanced degree in History with a specialisation in European Integration from Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris (Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies), and an Advanced degree in History from the University of Aix-Marseille (Maîtrise/Master 1983-1985) and the University of Lyon (undergraduate degree DEUG 1981-1983). She also speaks three languages; Norwegian, French, and English. The ambassador is married and is the mother of two children. As the newly accredited Ambassador, she is looking forward to further strengthening the good relations between Norway and Thailand.
- Registrations and payment in advance are required and we will not accept walk-ins at this event.
- Free cancellation before the event which we will issue refunds as a credit to your future event.
- If you have any questions, please feel free to contact K. Yada at [email protected] or 064-624-1869.
- To keep our community safe, the chamber would like to recommend you take an ATK test before arriving at the event.
About the Chamber
The Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1996 with the aim of facilitating increased trade and investment between Norway and Thailand. It provides members with a forum to improve business conditions and opportunities as well as creating venues and channels for exchange and sharing of information. The chamber organises business related events from breakfast meetings covering current business affairs, to topical business seminars and networking events featuring guest speakers. Current membership stands at around 50. The chamber office is co-located with Norway Connect’s office in Bangkok’s central business district and also works closely with the Royal Norwegian Embassy as part of Team Norway. Through its membership of the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand, the chamber identifies challenges and opportunities in doing business in Thailand, seeking support in Thai Government policies to address such issues. This includes interaction with key stakeholders in Thailand relevant to the business community such as the Board of Trade, the Thai Customs Department, The Immigration Department, The Revenue Department and the Board of Investment as well as providing access to top officials in the Thai administration.
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