PHUKET, Thailand – The Asia Pacific Cigar, Whisky & Lifestyle Expo (APCWL) – the first of its kind in Asia Pacific – finished yesterday (Sunday 25th October) after three days of showcasing products from around the world to aficionados of luxury and lifestyle.
Held at Royal Phuket Marina’s waterside RPM International Exhibition & Conference Centre – the largest on Phuket – visitors enjoyed the luxurious lifestyle products on offer at the Island’s premier business and lifestyle destination, Royal Phuket Marina.
APCWL Lifestyle Expo 2015 was officially opened by Mr. Chamroen Tipayapongtada, the Governor of Phuket, together with Mr. Hillman Lentz, CEO and President, Hathor Investment Group (organisers of APCWL Lifestyle Expo), and Mr. Gulu Lalvani, Chairman, Royal Phuket Marina.
APCWL Lifestyle Expo is the leading business event for the Luxury Lifestyle Consumables, Cigar and Whisky trade in South East Asia and included a number of concurrent tastings and samplings events, a conference programme of esteemed speakers, and social activities around Phuket.
APCWL Lifestyle Expo 2015 is one of a growing number of international and domestic trade and consumer shows taking place at Royal Phuket Marina, and the first of three that will take place over the coming 11 weeks, the next being Food and Hotelex (19-22 November), followed by the Phuket International Boat Show (7-10 January).
The RPM International Exhibition & Conference Centre comprises a 2,500 sqm (26,900 sq. feet) customisable Exhibition Hall and 3,400 sqm (36,600 sq. feet) of outdoor space including the Town Square and Boardwalk. These are complemented by six food and beverage outlets that can cater to groups of all sizes.
Royal Phuket Marina has been the event destination of choice for Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin, Calvin Klein, Tourism Authority of Thailand, TOT Public Company Limited, Coca-Cola, Porsche, Bentley, Jaguar, Range Rover, American Chamber of Commerce and many more international and domestic brands and organisations.