November 30 - Bangkok has been chosen as a strategic location for specialist project forwarding network the Project Professionals Group (PPG) to hold its annual meeting in 2012.

PPG general manager Kevin Stephens has announced conference guest speakers and sponsors so far includedRickmers-Linie GmbHPort Corpus ChristiHansa Heavy Lift GmbHSea Concert (Thailand) and Leschaco(Thailand) Ltd, along with major media partners.

Mr Stephens said Bangkok was a strategic hub for countries in south-east Asia and Indochina that in turn were important gateways to other parts of the world.

"Bangkok will offer PPG members and partners an all-in-one-venue to discuss logistic services and facilitate new business opportunities while networking with some of the industry's leading suppliers," Mr Stephens said.

PPG's fifth annual conference will be held at the Millennium Hilton Bangkok from July 25-27, 2012.