Thai events organiser taps into Myanmar’s showbiz potential

Expecting a rise in construction, retail and hospitality business in Myanmar, Index Creative Village is planning trade fairs, cultural shows, exhibitions and on-the-ground marketing events there. Co-chief executive officer Kriangkrai Kanjanapokin said yesterday Myanmar was transforming into a new era of development that needed infrastructure, real-estate projects, accommodation and transport. This presented a huge opportunity […]

Thailand’s Index halts Myanmar projects

Index Creative Village Plc, Thailand’s largest event organiser, has temporarily suspended its Myanmar projects due to stricter licensing requirements by that country’s government. The move comes amid growing political uncertainty in Myanmar this year that has prompted the government to impose stricter guidelines against people gathering in a bid to prevent potential protests. Kriengkrai Karnchanapokin, […]

Index Creative Village, partner plan MICE hub, park in Yangon

Under a newly revised business strategy to launch a new event park in Myanmar, Index Creative Village has linked up with a venue operator for MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) events in Yangon, planning to capitalise on increasing demand from overseas investors. Focused on major events – the ASEAN Chairmanship 2014 and Tourism Year […]

Norway Digital media firm Vizrt sets sights on Myanmar

Norway-based Vizrt, a leading provider of content-production tools for the digital-media industry, is eyeing business expansion in Myanmar to cash in on the prospects for the broadcasting business there after the country opens more doors for foreign investment. Yupapak Tawanna, regional manager of Vizrt Thailand, said the headquarters in Oslo had assigned its Bangkok office, […]