Mekong Institute (MI), in cooperation with the Foreign Economic Cooperation Center (FECC) of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA), P. R. China, the China-ASEAN Business Center (CABC), Guangxi, P. R. China, is delighted to announce the sixth Lancang-Mekong Business Forum (6th LMBF) on January 10-11, 2024 in Beijing, P. R. China.
The Business Forum is part of a long-term project funded by the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Special Fund (LMCSF) of P. R. China and has been organized by MI in Lancang-Mekong (LM) countries since 2018 in coordination with the Ministry of Commerce of Thailand.
With the theme “Promoting Agribusiness and Investment in Processed Food Sector,” the two-day event offers a range of activities to establish business linkages, exchange information on innovation and technology in the processed food sector, and boost investment through collaboration among businesses from P.R.China and other Lancang-Mekong countries. Industry leaders and experts will be sharing experiences through business seminar and panel discussion to the estimated 100 participants from LM countries during the first event date on January 10, 2024 in Beijing. Furthermore, processed food enterprises and investors can share situational updates and network business deal opportunities by participating in the business matching and product exhibition. Besides, a field trip to the agri-food processing companies, high-technology or industrial park located in Beijing, P. R. China will be arranged on the second day on January 11, 2024 for a group of 50 selected delegates.
For any interested parties, please complete the registration procedure for further arrangement.
To register the 6th LMBF 2023 in Beijing, P. R. China. Please click https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6th-lmbf-bj-en
Application Deadline: December 12, 2023.
* MI reserves the right to select the participants to join the event. Only shortlisted delegates will be contacted for next actions.
TRAVEL AND COST
Special offer for 30 company participants from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.
MI will select a total of 30 companies from all registrants from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam, or their representatives based in South East Asia countries and are interested to attend the onsite forum activities.
A total of 30 companies will be selected on the basis of their business matching interests, available flight and airfare;
The selected company must be headquartered in/originated from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam and involved in trade and investment of agribusiness and agro-food processing in Lancang-Mekong (LM) countries;
The representative of the company should be the owners or senior managers;
A letter of consent signed by the company headquarters/representative office is required to prove the employment relationship.
Cost covered by MI would include:
One round-trip economy class international air ticket between cities in LM countries and Beijing, P.R.China (the air ticket needs to be purchased by the selected 30 participants first and will be reimbursed by MI. The celling budget for each air ticket will be applied).
Three (3) nights’ accommodation (four-star hotel) on January 9-11, 2024 in Beijing will be provided by MI. The hotel will be booked only when the participants sent the issued air ticket and confirm the participation;
Airport transfer in Beijing on January 9 and 12, 2024
Lunches on January 10-11, 2024
Other travel costs such as Chinese visa, land transportation within home country, and travel and health insurance among all others, etc. are NOT covered by MI.
All participants of the forum will be provided free lunch on the first day of the forum.