SME network development set in motion
Cooperation between public and private sectors
Wachira Kaewkor, Director and Project Coordinator of
OSMEP and Dr. Akarapol Nimmolrat Vice Dean of CAMT at Chiang Mai University
helped to lead the seminar on SME network development.
The Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency (OSMEP) in conjunction
with the College of Arts, Media and Technology (CAMT) at Chiang Mai University
held a press conference at the International Convention Center at the Empress
Hotel on February 7, 2013 to announce the creation of a network of SMEs in
Led by Wachira Kaewkor, Director and Project Coordinator of OSMEP and Dr.
Akarapol Nimmolrat Vice Dean of CAMT at Chiang Mai University, the project will
bring together the public and private sectors in supporting SMEs in the four
Northern provinces. The network will support business operations and enable
cooperation in development.
Leaders from the private sector businesses as well as public organizations from
17 provinces attended the seminar. The project aims to develop a substantial
network of businesses in Northern Thailand to ultimately to provide training to
more than 1,200 small and medium business owners in the North.
New online food delivery service in Chiang Mai
After tremendous success in the Bangkok and Pattaya City, the Co-Founder
and Managing Director of foodpanda, the latest food delivery service to hit
Thailand, Mark Cleaver says “We here at foodpanda are looking forward to the
expansion, it’s the next step in growing our business into a premium
nationwide delivery system and as such we see Chiang Mai as a very good
marketplace and believe that we can bring even more variety and satisfaction
to hungry customers all across the city”.
“Customers go to our home page select Chiang Mai, then enter their
sub-district, find their favourite restaurant near them and with just a few
effortless clicks foodpanda helps them to easily order food over the
Customers will be able to order from over 15+ restaurants at prices to suit
all budgets, selected restaurants already confirmed to join the foodpanda
family are Subway, Mix, Sabaijai, Kohlanta Pizza, Doi Chang Coffee, Beppe
Jap, Mae Karm Thai restaurant, Beccofina Italian and Aum Vegetarian
Restaurant to name a few.
The launch of foodpanda’s online delivery service in Chiang Mai will focus
on most areas of the City including Suthep, Si Phum, Phra Sing, Chang Phuean
etc. Chiang Mai Mail readers will be offered a special 30% discount using
the code CMMAIL30.