Bangkok ‘maker’ event helps to develop innovative mindset as ideas exchanged

Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production, the Ministry of Science and Technology’s National Science and Technology Development Agency and other partners presented the Bangkok Mini Maker Faire Year 2, bringing together more than 345 Thai and international “makers” or creators to showcase 122 works. As the country’s biggest event of its kind, the aim is to promote the culture of invention in Thailand, one of the primary foundations of the government’s Thailand 4.0 strategy. The annual event was held on January 21-22 in front of The Street Ratchada, with more than 5,000 attendees. Artit Krichphiphat, business support general manager at Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production, said that the outcomes of the inaugural Bangkok Mini Maker Faire in 2015 were beyond expectations with more than 4,000 visitors, providing opportunities for makers across Thailand to exchange ideas and showcase their works. 

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