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PHUKET, THAILAND 27-30 December 2012 ●11am - 6pm
Royal Phuket Marina Exhibition & Conference Hall (4-Day Property & Lifestyle Show)

Latest News: • Fine Wine and Rum tasting at the expo - limited seating - register now for free!           • Enjoy an island tour onboard the Robinson 44 Raven II Helicopter – Book Now!           • Latest supercar models from Ferrari & Lamborghini displayed with great premium giveaways and prize draws.           • See luxury yachts including the 100 footer Lady Eileen II.           • Fantastic food & beverage offers onsite - from 450baht per person for lunch / dinner buffets.           • Free boat cruise for visitors courtesy of Royal Phuket Marina!           • See luxury property exhibits from Phuket, Pattaya, Tokyo and other regions.            • Kids play free at the British International School Kids Area!
 
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SMART Property & Lifestyle Expo – 27-30 Dec. 2012, Phuket (Thailand)

19 DECEMBER 2012
PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release

Condos, Fast Cars, Yachts & Delectable Delights at Property Show

This festive season a brand new attraction is coming to Phuket, the SMART Property and Lifestyle Expo will take place from December 27 – 30, 2012 at the Royal Phuket Marina. It’s billed as Phuket’s best extravaganza for accessible luxury experience. Visitors are invited to see, feel and taste – the luxury life.

A showcase of best investment properties and “lifestyle” activities that epitomize luxury aspiration will be on display. According to the organizer, Hoi Cheung, Director, 3C Ltd, “In recent years Phuket has become known as the playground of the world’s rich and famous, attracting pop stars, celebrities, supermodels and multi-millionaires. We have a fantastic venue in the Royal Phuket Marina, and what we are trying to achieve is to provide a taste of the luxury lifestyle experience to our international visitors and clients.”

International luxury properties from condominiums, villas, town houses, resort property to CBD apartments from the best investment destinations will be on show. Leading reputable property developers and agents participating include Sansiri, Knight Knot, Amari Estates, Kata Rocks, Layan Tara, Charn Issara Presidence, Sumitomo Realty & Development, United Developers, Phuket Karon Hill, Krabi Boat Lagoon and etc.

There are also various lifestyle activities. Not to be missed is the display of supercars from Ferrari FF and California to a series of Lamborghinis including the Aventador, the Super Trofeo Race Car and the Gallardo Facelift 2013 model. Enthusiasts can get the full low-down from Vittawat Chinabarramee, managing director of Niche Cars about the latest supercar trends in Thailand. Thrill seekers will have the opportunity to test drive the awesome Lamborghini Super Trofeo or take to the air for an exhilarating helicopter tour on the Robinson 44 Raven II. There are also marquee yachts such as the Emily Rose and Lady Eileen II which are open to visitors.

The expo also encourages the wealthy to improve their mind and body for a better lifestyle. Visitors, courtesy of RPM Health Club, can feel free to use the latest medical technologies to have a free health screen and check their bone density, body mass index, muscle mass, fat percentages and more. Hayden Rhodes, a celebrity performance coach and general manager for the club will walk through detoxification and stress reduction methods at the free seminars inside the expo hall.

The free seminars offer visitors the chance to improve their mindset and knowledge on property investment and well-being matters. There are 2 live interviews with property icons Songkran Issara, managing director of Charn Issara Development PLC; and Gulu Lalvani, chairman of the prestigious Royal Phuket Marina. The influential Bill Barnett, managing director, C9 Hotelworks Co., Ltd, a leading consulting firm specializing in hotels, tourism and property development in Asia Pacific, will be moderating the live interview with Issara.

Other interesting topics include luxury condominium development in Pattaya presented by veteran Nigel J. Cornick, now the CEO of Kingdom Property; how you can protect your property as an asset through good estate management by Poomipak Julmanichoti, senior deputy managing director of Plus Property Co., Ltd.; Andrew Batt, international Group Editor, PropertyGuru Group will highlight the property investment hotspots for 2013; and Paul Dean of Dean & Associates will present new concepts in recreational real estate investment. Foreigners looking to invest in Thai property should not miss the talks on taxation and legal issues by Paul Ashburn, Senior Partner, BDO Advisory and Desmond Hughes, deputy CEO, Limcharoen Hughes & Glanville respectively.

Not only are there plenty to do and see the SMART Expo is also a family oriented event. Parents looking forward to enjoy the finer things in life on offer yet are looking for something for the entire family can bring along their kids. The British International School, Phuket will host a special Kids Activities Area within the expo where kids can fully immerse themselves in creative play. And as a way to help underprivileged local kids, the SMART Expo is delighted to endorse “Phuket Has Been Good To Us” a local charity that teaches English for free and hopes visitors will donate generously.

For SMART visitors, there are plenty of special dining offers with additional 10 percent discounts during the show dates at the Royal Phuket Marina. Daily lunch buffet starts 450 THB Nett per person, the best homemade Indian Buffet from 500 THB Nett plus many other gastronomic delights inclusive of beer tents. There are also free daily tasting of fine wines and Phuket’s premium homebrewed rum inside the expo hall.

Also make sure you are on the list for Phuket's best networking party; Property Report's LIVE Annual Party – celebrating 100 issues of Property Report magazine, hosted by Ensign Media will be held during the SMART Expo.

To find out more about all the activities and for reservations please visit www.smartexpos.com/phuket. The expo is free to attend.

Established since 2004, the SMART Expo brand is one of Asia’s leading events of its kind and is held regularly in Singapore and Hong Kong.
For more details, please contact

Deep Vaswani
Email: deep.vaswani@3c-ltd.com

 

 
9th October, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Property Show Offers a Taste of Luxury

This Christmas a brand new attraction is coming to Phuket, the SMART Property and Lifestyle Expo will take place from December 27 – 30, 2012 at the Royal Phuket Marina. This is the first time such an event is being held in Phuket, and it is being billed as Phuket’s biggest extravaganza for accessible luxury experience where visitors are invited to see, feel and taste – the luxury life.

The Phuket expo brings the best in international property and a range of exciting “lifestyle” activities that epitomize luxury aspiration. It’s the perfect event to gain realisation luxury living is and can be within easy reach. According to the organizer, Hoi Cheung, Director, 3C Ltd, “In recent years Phuket has become known as the playground of the world’s rich and famous, attracting pop stars, celebrities, supermodels and multi-millionaires. We have a fantastic venue in the Royal Phuket Marina, and what we are trying to achieve is to provide a taste of the luxury lifestyle experience to our international visitors and clients.”

During the 4-days expo, visitors will see the best of luxury international properties on offer. Thrill seekers will have the opportunity to test drive a supercar, take to the air for an exhilarating helicopter ride on the Robinson 44 Raven II or cruise on marquee yachts such as the Emily Rose an 80 foot luxury Sunbird yacht. Adding to the exciting mix of supercars will be the latest Lamborghini and Lotus by Niche Cars, the sole authorised dealer for Thailand.

The unforgettable experience at the 5-star luxury marina will be further enhanced by tasting of gastronomic delights such as the highest quality beer, caviar and fine wines. All sample produces have glorious histories that will be shared by consummate representatives.

For entertainment, live fashion show is being planned along with various glamorous cocktail parties. Ensign Media will be hosting one of the most anticipated parties during the SMART Expo, Terry Blackburn its CEO commented "Ensign Media have supported the SMART Property Expos for over 8 years and we are delighted to be part of their event in Phuket this December. We have had an office in Phuket for many years, so it's great for us to see the island get its own luxury property expo. As the show coincides with our 100th issue (Property Report) release we will be holding a party at the show so we can celebrate this milestone with exhibitors, guests and all our friends on the island."

Not only are there plenty to do and see the SMART Expo is also a family oriented event. Parents looking forward to enjoy the finer things in life on offer yet are looking for something for the entire family can bring along their kids. The British International School, Phuket will host a special Kids Activities Area within the expo where kids can fully immerse themselves in creative play.

The growing ubiquitous popularity of Phuket and its close proximity to Singapore, Hong Kong, Korea, China, India and Russia presents a huge opportunity for a show like the SMART Property and Lifestyle Expo to tap into the region’s wealthiest in a very sublime and relaxing setting. With more than 20 local and regional media and strategic partners, the SMART Property & Lifestyle Expo is being extensively marketed to the region’s affluent and aims to deliver a boost to Phuket’ tourism and inbound private investments. According to long time Phuket resident and lawyer, Desmond Hughes, "We are delighted to participate at the SMART expo in Phuket, I have personally participated at these shows for many years across Asia, and they remain one of the best places for investors to learn how to buy international real estate, with great educational seminars and an opportunity to speak to developers directly." Hughes is just one of the many property and investment experts speaking at the SMART Expo’s free educational seminars.

Phuket offers participating property developers a unique regional opportunity. As one of the world's most famous dream destinations Phuket attracts over 4.2 million visitors per year. As a regional magnet for the rich and famous, this small idyllic island is now increasingly attracting high-net-worth individuals from the Middle East, up 63.2% from a year earlier, Asia (up 41%) and Russia (up 14.5%); and according to a survey by Ctrip.com, China’s leading online booking agency, Phuket is the top overseas destination for Chinese travelers. Many are drawn by the luxury lifestyle with world-class private golf courses, ultra villas, private yachts and berths. With more than 200 direct international flights weekly into Phuket, the island’s convenience and attractions provide massive appeal for the region’s well offs looking for an easily accessible playground and a yacht base to other destinations.

For those foresighted luxury property developers there is an absolute consensus that the SMART Property and Lifestyle Expo has the magnetic pull to attract both local and overseas suave investors making it a huge cost-effective platform to reach regional investors in one location. Participating developers include the listed Amari Estates Thailand, Sumitomo Realty and Development, United Developers Corp, Prodigy-One, Krabi Boat Lagoon, Phuket Boat Lagoon, Pro Living, Kata Rocks, and many more.

To find out more about all the activities and for reservations please visit www.smartexpos.com/phuket. The expo is free to attend.

Established since 2004, the SMART Expo brand is one of Asia’s leading events of its kind and is held regularly in Singapore and Hong Kong. For more booth rental information, please contact our sales team on +852 2944 6430 or email smart@3c-ltd.com