The AstroExpo 2011 is open for exhibitors related to astronomy by invitation only.

The Empress Convention Centre, the Empress Hotel, Chiang Mai. The  Center is adjacent to the Empress Hotel which is the official accommodation for the Conference participants and is easily reached as it is situated in the heart of Chiang Mai city, 12 minutes drive from Chiang Mai international Airport and only a few minutes walk to the famous Chiangmai Night Bazaar. The address is 199/42 Changklan Rd., Chiang Mai, Thailand 50200. Tel: 66 53 253 199, Fax: 66 53 272 467
For further information, please visit the website: www.empress-conventions.com

Exhibitors for the AstroExpo 2011 are required to register with a special rate of 6,000 THB. The fee is waived for those who have already registered as conference participants. The fee includes:

  • A 3 m. by 3 m. exhibition booth
  • One 6 foot table with cover cloth and two chairs
  • Electricity; 1 power socket 220V
  • Admission to all Conference sessions
  • Morning and afternoon tea/coffee(during scheduled conference breaks)
  • Lunch at the Conference venue
  • Welcome Banquet and Conference dinner
  • Full day Excursion to Thai National Observatory, Princess Sirindhorn Neutron Monitor on Doi Inthanon National  Park in Chiang Mai
  • List of exhibitors printed in the programme book

*Please note that costs for extra fittings and accessories, transportation etc. are to be covered by the exhibitor.

Opening hours
The exhibition will be open during the conference hours i.e.:

     Tuesday July 26                    09:00-18:00 hrs
     Wednesday July 27                09:00-18:00 hrs
     Thursday July 28                   09:00-18:00 hrs

Moving in
The Empress Convention Centre will open for exhibitors to set up their stands on Monday July 25 from 10.00 hr. The delegates’ registration desk also opens up at 10.00 hrs. Exhibitors must be finished by 17:30 hr prior to the Welcome Banquet which starts at 18.30 hr.   
*Please note that it is the responsibility of each exhibitor to put up his or her own exhibitor materials.

Moving out
Exhibitors can start moving out from July 29, at 16.30 hrs.                                 
*Please note that it is the responsibility of each exhibitor to remove his or her own exhibitor material.

Insertion in the Conference bags
As an exhibitor, you will get the opportunity to insert a reasonable size leaflet in the Conference bags. Please contact the exhibition contact person, Ass. Prof. Sodchuen Wiboolsake at [email protected] .or.th.

Exhibition badges
Exhibitor badges will be handed out on site.

Insurance and Damage on exhibition premises
The Organising Committee and the Exhibition Organiser do not accept liability for personal/exhibit injuries, for damage made to walls, floor, equipment or inventory of the exhibition premises, either during or as a result of the exhibition. It is the responsibility if each exhibitor to arrange the necessary insurance coverage.

Exhibition organiser
     National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT)
     ‘APRIM 2011’
     191 Huaykaew Rd., Suthep
     Mueng, Chiang Mai, 50200
     Phone: +66 53 225 569 
     Fax:     +66 53 225 524

     Contact person: Sodchuen Wiboolsake , E-mail:  [email protected] .

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