OTOP Midyear 2023 Event Kicks Off with Impressive Sales Figures
Nonthaburi, Thailand – The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior expressed his delight as the OTOP Midyear 2023 event commenced today, attracting a large number of visitors and generating over 50 million baht in sales. The event, which will run until October 1, 2023, offers the public a unique opportunity to explore and purchase a wide range of meticulously curated products from every region of Thailand.
A Promising Start
Mr. Suthipong Chulcharoen, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs, announced the impressive figures for the first day of the OTOP Midyear 2023 event. A total of 15,966 attendees flocked to the event, resulting in sales and orders amounting to 50,803,466 baht. This includes 48,289,471 baht in sales and 2,513,995 baht in orders. The event’s success is expected to provide a significant boost to Thailand’s economy by showcasing the progress made in developing OTOP products and promoting job creation and income generation across various sectors.
Furthermore, the event serves as a platform for introducing new channels to sell OTOP and community products. By supporting local artisans and entrepreneurs, citizens are given the opportunity to choose and purchase high-quality community products that truly reflect Thai craftsmanship. This concerted effort will undoubtedly contribute to the country’s ongoing economic growth.
Embracing a Royal Initiative
Mr. Suthipong emphasized the government’s commitment to Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s royal initiative. Queen Sirikit, along with Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, has played a vital role in setting policies that aim to empower the grassroots economy and enhance the livelihoods of Thai citizens. The implementation of the One Tambon One Product (OTOP) project, spearheaded by the Department of Community Development under the Ministry of Interior, has been crucial in achieving these objectives. By developing the potential of OTOP producers and entrepreneurs, promoting OTOP products, and fostering OTOP tourism communities, the project has successfully distributed income to rural areas throughout Thailand.
A Celebration of Thai Wisdom and Craftsmanship
The current edition of the OTOP Midyear event marks its 17th anniversary. Themed “The Best of Wisdom Created from Adding Value to the Thai Economy,” the event showcases innovative and valuable products crafted by skilled Thai artisans. Each region’s unique local essence is brought to life through the demonstration of traditional wisdom and skills. The event is a vibrant affair filled with exciting activities, numerous prize draws, and entertaining cultural performances.
A Remarkable Lineup of Exhibitors and Activities
This year, the OTOP Midyear event has attracted 1,670 trade operators, demonstrating their enthusiasm for participating in this prestigious event. The event boasts various zones, including an exhibition dedicated to honoring His Majesty the King, an OTOP Traders Zone showcasing products from different provinces and Thailand as a whole, and a zone dedicated to selling award-winning 3 to 5-star OTOP products. Visitors can also explore the OTOP Chuan Sim zone, which features over 160 stores from across the country. Additionally, the event highlights an exclusive zone dedicated to more than 40 OTOP artists who specialize in preserving and perpetuating traditional Thai wisdom through their exceptional creations. The OTOP Nawatwithi tourism community zone and the Thai cloth zone are among the many special zones that offer visitors a truly immersive experience.
To make the event even more memorable, renowned artists and singers, such as Chaem Chaemram, Nonthiya, Jiw Bang Pa, Ratchanok Srilopan, Lamyong Nong Hin Hao, Real Mike Out of Debt, Tri Chainarong, Tao Phusin, Ying Thitikarn, and Pop Pongkul, will grace the stage with captivating performances. Moreover, attendees will have the chance to participate in a lottery drawing featuring over 20 amazing prizes, including gold worth more than 200,000 baht. The event also features a Health and Spa zone, allowing visitors to indulge in the ultimate Thai spa experience while exploring high-quality herbal products.
Great Deals Await!
Visitors to the event will enjoy various special offers and discounts. As part of the promotion, for every 500 baht spent, shoppers will receive one coupon for a lottery drawing. Two rounds of prizes will be awarded daily, with ten lucky winners per round. Prize winners are requested to present proof of contact to receive their prizes next to the performance stage. All prizes must be claimed by October 1, 2023.
Show Your Support for OTOP
In conclusion, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior invites all citizens to join the OTOP Midyear 2023 event and show their support for OTOP manufacturers and entrepreneurs. This ten-day event provides a unique opportunity to explore and shop for exceptional products from every corner of Thailand. The event is scheduled to take place from September 23 to October 1, 2023, at Challenger Hall 2 – 3, IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Centre in Nonthaburi Province. By participating in this event, you will contribute to the creation of opportunities, careers, and income for local producers and entrepreneurs. Stay updated with the latest news and live broadcasts by following the Facebook Fanpage of the Department of Community Development or OTOP TODAY OTOP Midyear 2023.
The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior is delighted on the first day of the OTOP 2023 Mid-year event, with more than 50 million baht circulating and inviting the public. Join the OTOP Midyear 2023 event and find a variety of products selected from all regions of Thailand to view, taste and shop to your heart’s content until October 1, 2023.
Today (24 September 2023) Mr Suthipong Chulcharoen, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs, revealed the product distribution figures at the OTOP Midyear 2023 event held between 23 September and 1 October 2023, which today is considered the first day of the event. It was found that a total of 15,966 people visit the event and a total of 50,803,466 baht in sales and orders, divided into 48,289,471 baht in sales and 2,513,995 baht in orders. It is expected that organizing this event will be a good opportunity . In Thailand, we will be able to show Thais and foreigners the progress in developing OTOP products and help create jobs, careers, and income for manufacturers, entrepreneurs, and members of various groups in order to stimulate the country’s economy. Including adding channels to sell OTOP products and community products. This allows citizens to choose to buy the best community products that are valuable community products from the hands of Thai people. It also stimulates the country’s economy to improve.
Mr. said Suthiphong also said that the government embraces the royal initiative of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit. Her Majesty the Queen Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn came, in the field of arts and crafts, to set policies for the economy at the grassroots level in order to increase the income of her fellow citizens. By assigning the Department of Community Development Ministry of Interior It is implemented through the One Tambon Project. One Product, or OTOP, is an important mission that can truly distribute income to rural areas. Important activities under this project include developing the potential of OTOP producers and entrepreneurs, developing OTOP products, promoting the OTOP tourism community, Nawatwithi, and promoting marketing channels. It is organized to organize exhibitions and sales at the provincial, regional and national levels. OTOP Midyear 2023 will be held for the 17th year under the theme “The Best of Wisdom Created from the development of Adding Value to the Thai Economy” is the starting point for innovations and valuable products of Thai craftsmanship that reflect clear the wisdom and abilities of the Thai people. Including creating an atmosphere within the event of the uniqueness of wisdom that shows the local Thainess in each region. Mixed with year-end colors that create excitement. Full of fun activities and lots of prizes
And this year, a total of 1,670 trade operators participated in the event, and people were very interested in participating in the event. Within the event, there were a variety of activities, including an exhibition zone in honor of His Majesty the King, an OTOP Trader zone for provinces and Thailand. Allocate space in the form of an open area to display works and provide marketing channels for OTOP products in the country and internationally. A zone for displaying and selling 3 – 5 star OTOP products that have been selected as the best One Tambon One Thai Product in 2022, over 1,200 booths, and OTOP Chuan Sim zone, more than 160 stores nationwide. An important highlight of this event is the OTOP artist zone, which displays and sells products from more than 40 OTOP artists who preserve and pass on wisdom from generation to generation. OTOP Nawatwithi tourism community zone, fun Thai cloth zone and First Lady, many special zones within the event such as the Health and SPA zone which has created a space within the event for everyone to relax in a relaxing Thai spa style atmosphere. Along with selling good quality herbal products for you to choose from and shop for, there will also be mini concerts by famous artists and singers joining in to create lots of entertainment, including Chaem Chaemram, Nonthiya, Jiw Bang Pa, Ratchanok Srilopan, Lamyong Nong Hin Hao, Real Mike Out of Debt, Tri Chainarong, Tao Phusin, Ying Thitikarn and Pop Pongkul, as well as a lottery drawing with no less than 20 prizes and on the last day of the event join for a chance to win big prizes, gold worth more than 200,000 baht
Mr. said Suthipong also said that today is the first day of the event. They found a total of 50,803,466 baht in sales and orders, divided into 48,289,471 baht in sales and 2,513,995 baht in orders, with the top 5 selling products being 1) Silver jewelry (Buddleya), Sa Kaeo Province, 3,820,000 baht . 2) Ivory jewelry set (Siriporn ivory jewelry), Surin province, 2,950,000 baht, 3) Sukhothai gold (Mrs Somsamai Khao Hin), Sukhothai province, 966,400 baht, 4) Noppakao butterfly set (Mr. Jarudet Khruapanya), Pathum Thani, 000 baht and, province 5) Khao Ruang ruby. (Manee Daeng Tubtim Thai Shop), Chanthaburi Province, 655,000 baht. In addition, there are activities within the event. “The greatest wisdom Created from the development of Adding value to the Thai economy.” OTOP fans can still have fun while shopping. Within the event, there are many zones where products will be sold at special prices to give an opportunity for people to shop… The more you shop, the more you get! When shopping for every 500 baht, you can exchange 1 coupon for a lottery drawing 2 rounds a day (first round at 1: 00 pm and the second round at 7:00 pm), with prizes awarded to 10 lucky winners per round. in terms, the prize winner can present himself with proof of contact to receive the prize next to the performance stage .And prizes can be redeemed up to October 1, 2023.
The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior In conclusion, he said We invite all citizens to join us in supporting products from OTOP manufacturers and entrepreneurs at the OTOP Midyear 2023 event, ready to meet a variety of products selected from all regions in Thailand for view, taste and shop to your heart’s content.
The event will be held between 23 September – 1 October 2023 from 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM at Challenger Hall 2 – 3, IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Centre, Muang Thong Thani, Nonthaburi Province. You will be part of helping to support the creation of opportunities, careers and income. For producers and entrepreneurs to follow the news and watch live broadcasts of the atmosphere and activities at the event via Facebook Fanpage: Department of Community Development or OTOP TODAY OTOP Midyear 2023
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