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Quaint Bangkok

23 ซอย สุขุมวิท 61

Khet Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110

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From startup pitches to insights from industry leaders and innovators, the MIST Forum 2019 offers insights, networking, and ideas.

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Are you a start-up targeting travelers or an investor looking for new ventures? The MIST Forum 2019 will showcase pitches from the finalist of this year's Mekong Innovative Startups in Tourism (MIST) program as well as talks from successful alumni of the program, industry leaders, as well as innovators.

Speakers include:

  • H.E. Weerasak Kowsurat, Former Minister of Tourism and Sports, Thailand
  • Siripakorn Cheawaswamoot, Deputy Governor for Digital Research and Development, Tourism Authority of Thailand
  • Le Tuan Anh, Deputy Director, Tourism Marketing Department, Vietnam National Administration of Tourism
  • Mario Hardy, Chief Executive Officer of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)
  • Patee Sarasin, Founder, Nok Airlines
  • Hamish Keith, CEO, Exo Travel
  • Hien Tu, CEO, WISE Vietnam
  • Bart Bellers, Partner & CEO, Xpdite Capital Partners
  • Jeff Pan, CEO, FlyMya
  • Timothy Hughes, Vice President Corporate Development, Agoda
  • Pahrada Sapprasert, Director, 500 Startups
  • Jakob Lykkegaard, Ask Ava
  • Siradej Donavanik, Director of development and projects, Dusit International

For further information, the event schedule as well as speaker information, visit mist.asia

Preliminary Program

8:15 - 9:00 Registration

9:00 - 9:40 Opening

9:40 - 10:40 Pitching of MIST finalists 2019

Coffee & Networking break

11:00 - 12:30 Pitching of MIST finalists 2019

Lunch

14:00 - 14:30 Keynote: The Importance of Innovation in Tourism

1`4:30 - 14:45 Startup Story: What I learned from creating a Women-based business in Vietnam

14:45 - 15:00 Keynote: State of Travel Startups: ASEAN

15:00 - 15:30 Panel Discussion on the State of Travel Startups: ASEAN

15:30 - 15:45 What I learned from starting an Online Travel Agency in Myanmar

Coffee & Networking break

16:00 - 16:20 Keynote: What I learned from starting ventures in Southeast Asia

16:20 - 16:35 Startup Story: How did MIST help me expand into other GMS countries

16:35 - 17:00 Panel Discussion: The Need for Innovation in Travel and Tourism

17:00 - 17:20 Keynote: What I learned from starting an Airline in Southeast Asia

17:20 - 17:35 Startup Story: What I learned to start a venture to help solve the plastic pollution problem

17:35 - 18:00 Announcement of 2019 MIST Winners

18:00 - 20:00 MIST Networking Party

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Quaint Bangkok

23 ซอย สุขุมวิท 61

Khet Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110

Thailand

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