Global Business@Meridian Downtown: Thailand

Meridian held an installment of the Global Business@Meridian Downtown breakfast series on December 8, 2015. Hosted by Mr. Donald Pressley, Senior Vice President and Mr. Michael Jones, Executive Vice President, of Booz Allen Hamilton, the program featured His Excellency Pisan Manawapat, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to the United States, and drew 25 corporate leaders together to engage in an off-the-record dialogue on the business climate and relevant opportunities for foreign direct investment and social engagement in Thailand.

Holliday, Pressley, Manawapat, Jones

Among the topics of discussion were the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Ease of Doing business rankings, the Digital Economy and the relationship between China-US-Thailand. Ambassador Manawapat also gave updates on the political situation in Thailand, as well as the state of reforms aimed towards increasing Thailand’s rank in the Ease of Doing Business Index. The Meridian International Center looks forward to our ongoing cooperation with the Embassy of the Kingdom of Thailand.

Project summary

Global Business@Meridian Downtown: Thailand | December 2015
Number of Attendees: 25
Regions: East Asia and Pacific
Countries: Thailand
Impact Areas: Business and Trade
Program Areas: Diplomacy
Partners: Private Sector