Chiang Mai Connect Networking in conjunction with SMART VISA FORUM

December 3

Chiang Mai Connect by NTCC x AwareTechBytes x Chiangmai&Co: MAKE-IT or BREAK-IT in Chiang Mai, PepTalk & Networking

Chiang Mai Connect Meet-up! in conjunction with the SMART VISA & Doing Business in Thailand Forum

Chiang Mai Connect by NTCC ​is back on Tuesday 3rd December!


We are teaming up with the Chiang Mai Entrepreneurship Association (CMEA) and Chiangmai&Co on the last networking event of the year in conjunction with the SMART VISA & Doing Business in Thailand Forum​. Prior to our usual networking event, you can find our more about how your companies can benefit from the Smart Visa scheme of the BOI (who will be joining us themselves), and also a mini-sharing session on doing business in Thailand! Not to mention, there will also be a press conference session on the impact of Digital Nomads to the local economy.


  • Meet with new people from the Digital Nomad scene – find out how your businesses can work together
  • Share ideas on your successes and lessons learnt on Doing Business in Thailand
  • Connect with entrepreneurs & professionals from wide-ranging industries in the North – linking business groups from the international and local chambers of commerce, the Federation of Thai Industries, to the startup community

Come have a drink with us on Tuesday 3rd December, 17.30 hrs onwards at Chiangmai&Co, Punspace Wiang Kaew (map​).

You are more than welcome to join the day-program too, more info. here:


Event agenda (Networking)

Registration is open on an on-going basis


13.30 – 17.30 SMART VISA FORUM:

Press conference on Digital Nomadism & impacts on the local economy

Interactive sessions with the BOI on funding schemes & Smart visa


Check-out the full schedule here:


17.30 Networking with sumptuous food & drinks

18.00 Opening by hosts

21.00 Event ends


Event agenda (Incl. FORUM)

1:30PM – 3PM: *Press Conference Announcing Results of Digital Nomad Survey*

(If you are a digital nomad and you haven’t filled out this survey, please do so here:​)

3PM – 3:45PM: *SMART S Visa Session 1: Startups*

Join for a talk from BOI about the criteria and application process for the SMART S Visa. We will allot 30-minutes for a Q&A Session.

3:45PM – 4:30PM: *SMART T & Smart E Visa Session 2*

Join for a Talk from BOI about the criteria and application process for the Smart T and Smart E Visas. We will share real experiences of getting this visa and allot 30 minutes for a Q&A Session.

4:45PM – 5:30PM: *Investment in the Digital Sector*

Presenting a talk from K. Supanaree Phothiong how to get funding for the digital sector and information about BOI investment programs to enhance the digital sector in Thailand.

5:30PM-8:00PM: *Networking & Free Consultations: How to Start a Business in Thailand*

Networking with food and drinks provided. Free coaching sessions will also be provided courtesy of our service partners on how to start a business in Thailand. Get one-on-one coaching and legal advice on how to set up your business or launch your startup in Thailand. We will also share information about Chiangmai&co’s business services.

Event details

DATE: Tuesday 3rd December, 2019
TIME (Registration): Ongoing from 13.30 hrs onwards
TIME (Forum): 13.30 – 17.30 hrs
TIME (Networking): 17.30 – 21.30 hrs
PRICE: 400 baht – for members of partner organizations (see logos above), start-ups & tech entrepreneurs
600 baht – for ALL walk-ins
*Prices are inclusive of food & drinks
LOCATION: Chiangmai&Co, Punspace Wiang Kaew (map)

Event Details

Timing: 5pm - 9.30pm