Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS), Thailand, hosts this year’s Asia Media Summit of thought leaders, movers and shakers of the broadcast industry in Asia Pacific to be held in Bangkok from 29-30 May 2012.
Some of the 700 participants started coming in today (May 25) to attend the seminars and workshops to start tomorrow at the Centara Grand Hotel, the Summit venue.
As host and principal sponsor, Thai PBS joins three major partners and 14 co-sponsors supporting the two-day Summit.
In a written message to the AMS participants, Thepchai Yong, Managing Director, Thai PBS, expressed his company’s honor for hosting the event and helping continue the tradition of knowledge sharing and networking in the Summit initiated by AIBD in 2004.
He said the AMS 2012 will have added significance, as it will coincide with the 10th anniversary of the Bangkok Declaration, which was issued at the 1st Conference of the Ministers of Information and Broadcasting in Asia Pacific held in Bangkok in May 2003.
He urges participants to enjoy the charms and vibrancy of Thailand, promising that Thai PBS will make sure their participation will be fruitful and enjoyable.
The major partners of the Summit include Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), UNESCO and Mediahub. Co-sponsors are ITU, UN-ESCAP, UNEP, CCTV, CRI, CNR, EBU, ASBU, RFI, France 24, Audiovisuel exterior dela France, CFI and APT.