Lanna Expo 2017
On 23 July 2016, Asst. Prof. Pornpimon Wongsuk, Acting President of Chiang Mai Rajabhat University has attended the opening ceremony at Lanna Expo 2017 at Chiang Mai International Exhibition and Convention Center. Gen Thanasak Pathimaphrakorn , Deputy Prime Minister has presided over the opening ceremony; additionally, Mr. Pawin Chamniphrasand, Governor of Chiang Mai Province, has addressed the report to the Deputy Prime Minister.
Lanna Expo 2017 aims to connect and expand trade value as well as entrepreneur investment of provinces. It also aims to promote the continuous and sustainable cycle of trade and investment of the upper northern provinces which are Chiang Mai, Mae Hon Son, Lamphun, and Lampang. The Expo has been held for the fourth time under the concept of "Sufficiency Economy" Both government and private sectors exhibit and sell products as well as innovations in the fields of agriculture, tourism, and health service. The Expo has taken place from 23 June - 2 July from Monday - Friday 10.00 - 20.00 and Saturday and Sunday 10.00 - 21.00 at Exhibition Zone 10. The exhibition zones are divided into Royal Project Zone, Sufficiency Economy Exhibition, Royal Project Products, Health Service Business, Tourism Zone, Handcrafts and OTOP, Culture Zone, Lanna 4.0 Zone, International Zone, Food & Drinks Zone, and Agriculture Zone.