NZTCC is pleased to announce ABA’s much anticipated 4th Annual Business Conference - with this year’s theme, Open. Connect. Balance. which will be co hosted by New Zealand Thai Chamber of Commerce (NZTCC) in collaboration with the New Zealand ASEAN Business Alliance (ABA), the Southeast Asia Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence, the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade and our fellow New Zealand chambers.  


It is a 2-day event and session 1 will cover off the topic Emerging exports – Fresh Thinking and New Value. The hybrid panel will be held over lunch and the attendees will get a chance to discuss with the industry experts during the Q & A Session at the event.


Event Details (Bangkok/Session 1/In-person)

Date         : Tuesday, 22nd November, 2022

Time        : 9:00 - 11:15 am.

                   *Registration opens at 8:30 am.

Location : The British Club (Suriwongse Room)

                   189 Silom 18, Suriya Wong, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500189 Silom 18, Suriya Wong, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500 (map)

                   *The car parking available at Narai Hotel (fee: 50 Baht/hour)

Admission Fee : Free of Charge


Our speaker from Bangkok will be speaking in person, and virtually from New Zealand, Jakarta, Auckland, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and across ASEAN on a range of foundation and emerging business issues, including:


a) Sustainability; people, construction and financial models 

b) Value chains; connecting ASEAN and your business

c) The future of food

d) What drives an ASEAN consumer?

e) Retail in ASEAN; current and future trends

f) Cross-border expansion; tips and tricks






We are proud to introduce our honorable speakers:


  • Rt Hon Sir John Key  - Chairman of ANZ Bank (New Zealand)
  • Noke Kiroyan - Partner at Kiroyan Consulting (Indonesia)
  • Nuttanee Vongveeranonchai -  Assistant Vice President of Sustainability at Frasers Property Holdings Co., Ltd (Thailand)
  • Elisabeth McAuliffe - Managing Director at AP Talent Transformation | AP Consulting Talent of Deloitte (Asia Pacific - Singapore)
  • Kellie Twigge - Vice President People & Culture for BP (Singapore)
  • Haddy Rohan Zulkifil - Chief Operating Officer at MoneyMatch (Malaysia)
  • Andrew Bayly - Founder and Owner of Emec Technology (Malaysia)
  • Siah Hwee Ang - Director of Southeast Asia Centre of Asia Pacific Excellence (New Zealand)
  • Kenneth Leong - Director of Tiaki Capital (New Zealand)
  • Hayley Horan - SaaS Partner Lead of Microsoft (New Zealand)




9:00 - 9:10                    Opening Session and Welcome

                                        Welcome and overview of the day by Andrew Bayly and Siah Hwee Ang 



9:10 - 10:00                  Keynote Address

                                        Keynote Address and Audience Q and A
                                        Strong and stable connections across ASEAN; building for business growth by Rt Hon Sir John Key (Virtual)

                                        Creating open, connected and balanced value chains - the benefits for ASEAN by Pak Noke Kiroyan (Jakarta)



10:00 - 11:15                Business Panel

                                            Moderating by Kenneth Leong (Auckland)

                                         People and Talent Crunch by Kellie Twigge and Elisabeth McAuliffe (Singapore)

                                         Construction Sustainability by Nuttannee Vongveeranonchai (Bangkok)

                                         ASEAN Cross-Border Expansion by Haddy Rohan Zulkifli (Kuala Lumpur)


The in-person attendees will get an opportunity to meet the notable guest speaker Ms. Nuttanee Vongveeranonchai, Assistant Vice President of Sustainability at Frasers Property Holdings Co., Ltd (Thailand), who will be attending the in-person event in Thailand market and she will be covering the topic, “Sustainability for Building Construction” at the event.


Please register the event via the links below:

For Day- 1 (IN-PERSON), please click HERE. 

For Day-1 (ONLINE), please click HERE.


Reserve your spot now - very limited space available!



In case of any queries regarding the event, please reach out to us at director(at)nztcc.org. We will respond back to you with the information as soon as we can.