The PHUKET RENDEZVOUS is a highly interactive event, designed to spark innovation and inspire the ongoing expansion of the regional luxury lifestyle and marine communities through high-level technical presentations and practical workshops.
There is a new attitude to luxury in Asia. From the latest gadgets to exotics cars, superyachts to bespoke jewellery, consumers in emerging markets with new found spending power are redefining what luxury means. Given its meaningful contribution to the ongoing expansion of the regional marine community, the PHUKET RENDEZVOUS is acting as a major driver for the area to grow its economy primarily based on the uses of innovative marine technologies from leading brands!
Held over several locations within Royal Phuket Marina, the four-day programme will cover topics as diverse as marine safety and operation regulations, boat maintenance and luxury lifestyle consumer trends. Get the latest charter license news and market updates from foreward-thinking business leaders and professionals within the marine services industries. You are invited to discuss and brainstorm with experts about the latest developments in a global and regional context.
CONTRIBUTE If you are interested in joining Thailand's premier marine and luxury lifestyle seminar and conference, then contact us now for more details! Whether you're new to the industry or an experienced broker, partner or distributor, you'll discover fresh opportunities to expand your network, collaborate on ways to grow your business and keep up to date with the latest innovations at the PHUKET RENDEZVOUS’ official seminar programme.
* Please note, that the seminar programme is subject to change and will be updated continously up to the Event.
WHY IS ATOMIC#8 SO IMPORTANT? ARNE LANGASKENS • Creator • Atomic#8 12:00 - 12:30 We are two-third water and the water should be constantly oxygenated with fresh active oxygen. Atomic#8 helps our bodies deliver oxygen by cleansing pathways and actually helping our internal mitochondria and body water generate oxygen, helping oxygen to be time-released over and over from inside us. You'll be amazed at the rapid cleansing and rebuilding processes that your body can accomplish when using Atomic#8 on a daily base as a nutrient supplement!
CUSTOMISING YACHT INTERIORS SABINA FAY BRAXTON • Founder • Sabina Fay Braxton 13:30 - 14:00 Sabina enjoys working closely with her clients to intervene and bring the residences and yachts to echo their owner's personality and culture, telling thier story and allowing them to feel at home in already existing interiors they may have purchased. Sabina has worked with interior designers for some of Europe's leading yacht manufacturers and is looking forward to establishing new relationships in Thailand and beyond.
TURNING DREAMS INTO REALITY MARTIN ELEVALD • CEO • Captain Hook's Smoke House 16:30 - 17:00 COMING SOON!
AN INTRODUCTION TO SIMPSON YACHT CHARTER REANNA WANG • Charter Business Development Manager • Simpson Marine 12:00 - 12:30 Reanna Wang started her nautical career in 2009, servicing major European shipyards in the APAC market. She had earned her reputation particularly from an effective dealership network development in the recent years. In 2015, she joined local boat dealer company in Hong Kong aiming to launch their yacht charter division. With her expertise of charter business development, Reanna has joined Simpson Marine Hong Kong office in February 2017 in order to further strengthen the growing charter businesses and already contributing to new yacht sales with charter investment packages for buyers throughout Asia.
BALANCING THE NEED FOR TOURISTS AND THE ENVIRONMENT ANDY DOWDEN • Managing Director • Andaman Marine Consultants 13:30 - 14:00 Environment both endowed and built are essential for tourism. However tourism and environment maintains a complex relationship, where in most cases environment is at the receiving end.
ITALIAN DESIGN DEVELOPMENTS IN YACHTING BARBARA AMERIO • Owner • AMER Yachts 15:00 - 15:30 The perception of how much Italian design is appreciated in the world and the whole culture connected with the Italian concept of beauty and savoir vivre are rooted in the Renaissance and has progressively developed until today, influencing the arts, industry design, craftsmanship and the production of all daily objects.
MEETINTHAILAND.COM MARKUS VOGT • Business Development Manager • IMAGE Asia Events 16:30 - 17:00 Markus will show why newly-launched meetinthailand.com is the long-awaited answer to MICE and wedding buyers need for up-to-date, detailed and independent destination and supplier information to guide their event planning and why serious suppliers to those markets must be on board.
CHARTERING IN PHANG NGA BAY AND BEYOND THANAYA PLEENARAM • Managing Director • Sky Marine Group 12:00 - 12:30 Thanaya is a holder of Mechanical Engineering and Business degress and has experience of marine equipment sales and design engieering for some of the world's leading yacht manufacturers. She has been instrumental in bringing to the yacht yachting market a number of innovative products and actively promotes marine tourism in the region.
NIKON PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP TBC • TBC • Nikon Thailand 13:00 - 16:00 Photography experts Nikon will be on hand to pass along tips and tricks to help guests and photographers to capture the decisive moment.
RESPONSIBLE DESTINATION MANAGEMENT FOR PHUKET GRENVILLE FORDHAM • Managing Director • IMAGE Asia Events 16:30 - 17:30 Visitors are invited to take part in an exciting panel discussion, which will discuss both Phuket's benefits and disadbantages of being Thailand;s premier beach destination. Moderated by Grenville Fordham, speakers also include Vincent Tabuteau (CEO, Asia Marine and TMBA), Andy Dowden (Managing Director, Andaman Marine Consultants) and Julian Chang (Yacht Broker, Fraser Yachts).
DEVELOPMENTS IN THE PHUKET PROPERTY MARKET Peter van Vooren • Founder • Van Vooren Resort & Residences 12:00 - 12:30 Founder of Van Vooren Resort & Residences, Peter van Vooren, will discuss about the property market in Phuket and how the surrounding islands are now receiving a lot of interest from international developers.
VIRTUAL CURRENCIES: AN INSIDER'S PERSPECTIVE JULIAN PEH • Co-Founder • Aditus 14:00 - 14:30 When cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and a host of other alt-coins first appeared in 2009, the financial establishment was quick to dismiss this new, fast rising asset class as a fad. Today, however, the total value of publicly traded cryptocurrencies is currently $160 billion, 795% higher for 2017! With 5-10 million unique users to date, the question is no longer one of the legitimacy of cryptocurrencies as an asset class and medium of trade, but rather how to integrate smart contracts, payment gateways and strong privacy protection technologies into a single platform.
A HISTORY OF SMOKED FISH ANDREW DAVIES & CHEF JENS • Captain Hook's Smoke House 16:00 - 16:30 COMING SOON!
ARNE LANGASKENS Creator Atomic#8
SABINA FAY BRAXTON Founder Sabina Fay Braxton
REANNA WANG Charter BDM Simpson Marine
ANDY DOWDEN Managing Director A.M.C.
BARBARA AMERIO Owner AMER Yachts
MARKUS VOGT BDM IMAGE Asia Events
THANAYA PLEENARAM Managing Director Sky Marine Group
GRENVILLE FORDHAM Managing Director IMAGE Asia Events
VINCENT TABUTEAU CEO Asia Marine | TMBA
PETE VAN VOOREN Founder Van Vooren Resorts
JULIAN PEH Co-Founder Aditus
CHEF JENS Chef Captain Hook's
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