Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives co-organizes SIMA ASEAN 2018

General Press Releases Friday February 9, 2018 11:48
Bangkok--9 Feb--IMPACT EXHIBITION MANAGEMENT

Together with the co-organizer, Thailand's Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, SIMA ASEAN Thailand 2018 ("SIMA ASEAN") is set to bring a more comprehensive platform to the agri-business industry. Taking place from 6 – 8 June 2018, SIMA ASEAN features more than 300 companies and brands targeting some 9,000 trade professionals from the region.

"We are pleased to have the support of the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives as SIMA ASEAN's co-organizer once again. With the Ministry's strong support, we are confident to deliver an enhanced and comprehensive edition this year," shared Mr. Loy Joon How, General Manager, IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd.

Dynamic agri-business landscape

Globally, the agri-business industry is becoming increasingly competitive with fast-moving technology amidst the developments in business environments. With demographic trends, including ageing population and rural urban migration emerging, the agriculture industry is compelled to turn to technology for its survival and development.

Innovation in the agri-business industry

Moving in tandem with the Thailand's 4.0 policy, the panel discussion today titled, 'Innovation for the new generation farmers in Thai Agriculture 4.0' aims to provide insights on how businesses can innovate and keep up with the times. Some of the key topics included:

  • Adapting technology to current practices;
  • Usage of applications to manage businesses; and
  • Usage of drones for agriculture mechanical and "smart farms".

Speakers included representatives from both the public and private sectors, including the Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Technology and Innovation Association, Young Smart Farmer Thailand Association, Smart Farm (Thailand) Co., Ltd., Green Censor Service Ltd., and Rakbankerd Co., Ltd.

SIMA ASEAN's Agri-tech zone

A newly launched show feature – the Agri-tech zone, is especially for agricultural companies with a focus on technological products and practices. This zone creates an opportunity for businesses to promote the adaption of technology and innovation to the agri-business industry. Together with the technological seminars conducted by the local associations, SIMA ASEAN is the perfect platform for knowledge sharing and networking in the region.

For more information, please visit www.sima-asean.com/en/
About SIMA ASEAN Thailand

SIMA ASEAN Thailand, the all-in-one agribusiness annual trade platform, showcases the latest technology and innovation from agriculture machinery and equipment to a comprehensive range of products and services to meet all farm operation needs. Combined with a series of seminars, workshops, business matching and networking sessions, SIMA ASEAN is the answer to the region's agricultural needs.

About the organizers

IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd. ("IMPACT") is the leading exhibition organizer in Thailand. Offering a full range of services for domestic and international exhibitions, conferences, meetings and special events, IMPACT has earned a well-deserved reputation as a highly professional and reliable show manager/organizer amongst the public and private sectors. Through face-to-face and digital channels, and working hand-in-hand with international trade associations, organizers and corporations across a broad spectrum of industries, IMPACT creates environments to help you build a network of professional contacts in the course of one event.

www.impact.co.th
COMEXPOSIUM, 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.

www.comexposium.com

The professional organization AXEMA 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.

www.axema.fr

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