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CanCham Thailand Featuring Export Development Canada


Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Time: 6.00PM – 8.30PM

Venue: Conrad Bangkok Hotel, 87 Plus Room (MAP)

Attire: Business

Entry Fee: 

  • THB 1,000 for CanCham Members
  • THB 1,300 for Non-Members
  • THB 850 for Students and Thai-Canadian Alumni

CanCham Thailand’s Canuck Connections, featuring Export Development Canada’s Chia Wan Liew, Chief Representative – South East Asia and William Brown, Regional Vice-President – Asia.

Featuring Speakers:

Web-Jingjai Dr. Jingjai Hanchanlash is the Chairman of Thai – Canada Economic Cooperation Foundation , Vice Chairman of the Thai Chamber of Commerce and Chairman of Rutnin – Gimbel Lasik Centre (Thai – Canada joint venture).  He is also a director at Loxley and once served as a civil servant of the Canadian Government. A highly – respected figure in the local Thai business community, he led a Thai trade delegation to Canada 3 years ago.
Web-Chia Chia Wan Liew joined Export Development Canada (EDC) in 2008 and has extensive experience in business development, risk assessment, credit underwriting and international trade financing. He was appointed the Chief Representative for Southeast Asia, International Business Development in March 2013 and relocated to Singapore in June 2013. Immediately prior to his current assignment, Chia Wan was the Regional Manager – Asia based in Ottawa. Chia Wan is currently responsible for the overall market coverage strategy for EDC in the ASEAN region. His role includes trade creation, the origination and facilitation of financing transactions with SOEs, large corporates, MNCs and various government entities throughout Southeast Asia. [Read Complete Profile]
Web-Bill William (Bill) Brown joined Export Development Canada (EDC) in 1995 and has more than 20 years of international finance, trade, insurance and business development experience. In early 2015, he was appointed Regional Vice-President, International Business Development, Asia, based in Singapore. Mr. Brown leads a team of international trade finance professionals located in India, Singapore, China and Indonesia, who are responsible for trade origination, facilitation and creation through the provision of EDC’s financing and risk mitigation products and services. [Read Complete Profile]
Web-Yvonne Yvonne Chin is the Counsellor (Commercial) at the Canadian Embassy in Bangkok. In her role, she leads a team of trade experts to grow trade between Canada and Thailand.  Starting in the spring of 2017, Yvonne will become the first-ever in-region Director of Business Development and Sales for Asia for the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC). Yvonne is from Ontario and went to University of Guelph.

Payment Methods:

  • Online Payment
  • Bank Transfer
    • Bank: Siam Commercial Bank (SCB)
    • ACCT Name: Thai-Canadian Chamber of Commerce
    • ACCT Number: 065-3-02325-3
    • Instruction: Once the payment is made via bank transfer, please scan and send deposit slip to Email subject is “Canuck Connection EDC – [Payee Name]


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Date(s) - 19/04/2017
18:00 - 20:30



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