Thailand : SIMA ASEAN Thailand 2016

Thailand Ministry of Agriculture and cooperatives officially joins SIMA ASEAN Thailand 2016 as co-organizer. IMPACT, COMEXPOSIUM and AXEMA (the trade association of the French Agricultural Equipment industry) are teaming up with Thailand's Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MOAC) to co-organize the 2nd edition of SIMA ASEAN Thailand 2016 - the first regional agri-business trade show in Southeast Asia - which takes place in Bangkok, Thailand from 8th to 10th September 2016.

The involvement of MOAC highlights the importance of SIMA ASEAN Thailand 2016 as a key industry platform in the region and Thailand's status as the HUB of ASEAN's agri-business sector. The growth of the agricultural industry goes with the most advanced innovations and technologies to boost productivity, reduces costs and increases competitive edges. SIMA ASEAN Thailand places the event as a direct answer to the needs to the sector.

In charge of the implementation of Thailand’s agricultural policies and the development of the cooperative systems, all the divisions of MOAC will be actively involved in SIMA ASEAN Thailand 2016 by leading a series of conferences, seminars and workshops to help farmers to achieve greater productivity and management. The institution will also invite farmers, cooperatives and government to attend the event. “The Ministry reaffirms that SIMA ASEAN Thailand 2016 will help the development of Thailand's agricultural sector and act as a knowledge platform for farmers to adopt the latest technologies and solutions in their agri-businesses. SIMA ASEAN Thailand is clearly a good example of strategic partnership between the government and the private sector.”


A strong support from the local authorities.

To date, over 20 leading agricultural trade associations has confirmed their support to the show: Thai Machinery Association, Agricultural and Food Marketing Association for Asia Pacific, Agricultural Mass Media Association of Thailand, Horticultural Science Society of Thailand, Thai Society of Agricultural Engineering, Thai Rice Mills Association, Thai Fertilizer Producer Trade Association, Taiwan Agricultural Machinery Manufacturers Association, etc. Recognized as a major event, SIMA ASEAN Thailand is the most well-supported agri-business trade exhibitions in Southeast Asia.

80% of the exhibiting space has already been booked

With four months to go before the show opens, 80% of the exhibiting space has already been booked by over 120 exhibitors from 15 countries: Thailand, France, Italy, Korea, China, Taiwan, Turkey, etc. 200 international brands will be on display and 40% of the exhibitors are international companies, reinforcing SIMA ASEAN Thailand as the leading international exhibition platform for the ASEAN agri-business market.

10, 000 sq meters of outdoor area
With 10,000 sq meters of working space, the new demonstration area will allow the farmers to analyze the performance and effectiveness of the material and use this knowledge for product purchases in future. A real experience to find the best equipment displayed at SIMA ASEAN 2016.

Close to the demonstration zone, the visitors will also discover the 1st Thailand outdoor agriculture festival with educational and recreational activities: agricultural competitions, farm cultural performances, horticultural area and agricultural end products from Thailand. The visitors will enjoy a complete event from the field to the plate.

A complete international conferences program

As the regional platform of exchanges & networking for the agri-business sector in ASEAN, SIMA ASEAN Thailand 2016 will showcase number of international conferences, such as "Sustainable Value Chain International Conference"  organized by the Agricultural and Food Marketing  Association for Asia Pacific and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations or "The Thailand Agricultural Engineering Congress" organized by the Thai Society of Agricultural Engineering. Seminars and workshops will also be organized by the Thai Machinery Association, and the Agricultural Mass Media Association of Thailand.

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Note to Editors

  • IMPACT exhibition management Co., Ltd. is the leading exhibition organizer in Thailand. IMPACT organizes and manages professional trade and public exhibitions, conferences, meetings and training course, working hand-in-hand with international trade associations, organizers and corporations across a broad spectrum of industries.
  • COMEXPOSIUM is one of the European leaders in events organisation, is involved in 114 events for the general public and professionals, covering 18 sectors of the economy. Every year it plays host to 36,000 exhibitors, a third of which are from outside France, and 3.3 million visitors including 330,000 from abroad. With more than 400 employees, COMEXPOSIUM organises five of the ten biggest events held in France, namely SIAL (food trade fair), Intermat, Emballage (packaging), SIMA (agricultural machinery) and the Foire de Paris.
  • AXEMA is the professional organization brings together the French and international equipment manufacturers of parks and gardens equipment, as well as agricultural machinery dedicated to crop and livestock production. AXEMA gathers 250 companies (69% of manufacturers and 31% of importers) representing 90% of the French Agricultural Equipment offers in France.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MOAC) of the Kingdom of Thailand is a Cabinet ministry in the Government of Thailand. The Ministry is responsible for the administration of agricultural policies, forestry, water resources provision, irrigation, promotion and development of farmers and cooperative system, including manufacturing process and agricultural products. As Thailand is a mostly agricultural country with a strong agrarian tradition, the ministry is one of the most important departments in the government.

For media enquiries:
IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd.
Ms. Sukanya, Tel: +662-833-5308 and E-mail: sukanyasa(@)
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