WBC BANGKOK CONVENTION
MEEETINGS AND ACTIVITIES

8 Oct 2013


The World Boxing Council (WBC) will hold its 51st convention at the five star Centara Grand Hotel located at the World Trade Centre in central Bangkok.

This is will be the first convention in Thailand since the WBC formed a separate division for Muay Thai that is administered from the offices of the Asian Boxing Council in Bangkok under WBC MUAYTHAI Chairman Pol General Kovid Bhakdibhumi, Vice President of the WBC.

The convention will begin with a media launch at the Foreign Correspondence Club of Thailand on the evening of 1ST Friday November.

Tuesday 5 November is the official day for Muay Thai lectures and seminar from 11 am to 4 pm beginning with a buffet lunch hosted by the Asian Boxing Council. Lectures will cover Muay Thai rules and regulations, international safety standards as well as Thai culture and Muay Thai heritage. Official certificates will be presented to attendees.

Delegates can book rooms at the Centara Grand Hotel located near to the Skytrain Central Station at the special room rate of $160 for single and $180 for double.

For on-line bookings go to www.wbcboxing.com. The booking reservation form can then be sent to watcharassu@chr.co.th with cc copies to nichasi@chr.co.th and contact@asianboxing council.con

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Alternative official accommodation is at the four star Asia Hotel located on the entrance to the Ratchathewi Skytrain Station. The rate for delegates is $100 for single and $120 for double. Room reservation requests should be forwarded direct to the WBC Bangkok office by email: contact@ asianboxingcouncil.com

WBC convention in Bangkok 3-8 November agenda and daily activities.

November 1, Friday
Media Launch for Thai press and foreign correspondents at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand. Q & A ?The Future For Boxing?

November 2, Saturday
Arrival of Ratings and Rankings Chairman and Rating Committee, afternoon meeting

November 3, Sunday
All day arrival of Board of Governors and delegates
1800 - 2000 Welcome Cocktail Party and Miss WBC Thailand at Centara Grand Hotel, Lotus Garden, floor 26

November 4, Monday
0930 Formal opening ceremony of the 51st WBC World Convention.
Introduction of the WBC Board of Governors
Introduction of the WBC Committee chairman and attending commissioners.
Welcoming speeches
Entrance of the flags of the 10 nations representing the 10 WBC Federations.
Official declaration and official opening ceremony,
Presentation of awards.
Report of the WBC President, Jose Sulaiman
Video in honor of boxing identities who passed away in 2013.
1430 - 1600 Lunch for WBC Board of Governors
1600 - 1800 Federation Meetings.
2000 - 2300 Welcome Gala Dinner Provided by the Asian Boxing Council

November 5, Tuesday
0930 - 1200 WBC Boxing Federations Meetings and Workshop.
1300 ? 1630 pm Boxing seminar and workshop
1100 ? 1630 pm Buffet lunch and lectures seminar for delegates of the WBC MUAYTHAI at the Asia Hotel

November 6, Wednesday
0930 - 12:00 WBC Boxing Federations meeting and boxing workshop
1300- 1600 WBC Boxing seminar for ring officials and workshop
0900 - 1700 Day tours including Grand Palace, Teak Museum and Rose Garden
Evening: Asiatique, Bangkok Most popular Night Market

November 7, Thursday
0930 ? 17:30 Ratings and Rakings review and approval for mandatory defenses and final elimination bouts
General Business
Free evening

November 8, Friday
0930 ? 1700 General business
1700 WBC Awards and Gala Dinner


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