Upcoming events

    • Saturday, September 27, 2014
    • 09:00 - 15:00
    • Grand Ballroom, Royal Orchid Sheraton


    AustralianAlumni members and friends are cordially invited to the largest AFL Grand Final event outside Australia, to be held this year at Royal Orchid Sheraton and hosted by the Australian-Thai Chamber of Commerce.

    The largest event of its kind outside of Australia, AustCham's annual AFL Grand Final extravaganza will this year be held on Saturday, 27 September at Royal Orchid Sheraton.

    Beginning from 9 am with an all-day champagne brunch, the grand final family day includes entertainment for the children, giveaways (including airline tickets to Australia courtesy of Qantas), Aussie meat pies, free flow beer and wine and much, much more. The centerpiece is, of course, the AFL Grand Final which is displayed on six big screens - recreating the MCG big game atmosphere. 

    Click here to download a flyer.

    The AustCham AFL Event is like no other.  Great reasons to attend include:

    • Great coffee served all day by The Coffee Club's own baristas.
    • A lucky draw prize of two tickets to Australia courtesy of Qantas.
    • Fine Aussie bubbles served courtesy of Bangkok Fine Wines.
    • A huge all-day international brunch buffet.
    • Unlimited free-flow drinks! Beer and quality Australian wine.
    • Loads of activities for your children in the Kids Room.
    • Big Game atmosphere with six huge screens.
    • Handball competition - test your skill and win prizes.
    • Lots and lots of prizes up for grabs in our huge charity raffle, with all proceeds going to AustCham Community Service Program
    Event details
    Saturday 27 September 2014
    9:00 - 15:00 (please note the changed time from previous years) 
    Cost: Baht 22,500 for full table (table of ten)

    Baht 5,500 for family ticket (two adults and two children 6-17 years)
      Baht 2,500 for individual adult ticket
      Baht 700 for individual child ticket (6-17 years)

    Free for children under 6 years of age with accompanying parents
    Location: Grand Ballroom, Royal Orchid Sheraton

    Bookings for this event can be made by email to Khun Nisarrat( or calling 02 107 0086.

    AustCham would like to thank its sponsors:

    The Coffee Club

    The Coffee Club - Serving gourmet coffee at the AFL Grand Final
    Since 1986, The Coffee Club has been one of Australia’s fastest growing and best known restaurant franchisors. Today, there are currently more than 200 Coffee Club café restaurants in Australia, New Zealand and Thailand (there are stores in Phuket, Bangkok, Chiangmai, Pattaya and Samui).

    While there are many café brands that serve coffee and light snacks in a take away format, only the Coffee Club provides great coffee and an all-day menu serving breakfast, lunch and dinner while maintaining the relaxed / casual atmosphere of a café.

    Qantas Airways
    Qantas is among Australia’s best known brands with a proud 91 year history. The airline currently carries 41.4 million people to 171 destinations in 41 countries. Qantas reputation is confirmed by peers, customers and industry awards, including being among the world’s top 10 airlines for 2011 Skytrax World Awards, the best business airline by The Luxury Travel Magazine Gold List Awards, the Best First Class Cellar and the Best Business Class Cellar at the cellars in the Sky Awards, the Best Domestic Airline for The National Travel Industry Awards 2011, and the Best Pacific Airline Award 2011 for sixth consecutive year from Travel Trade Gazette (TTG) Travel Awards.

    Blackmores, Australia’s leading natural health brand, improves peoples’ lives by delivering the world’s best natural health solutions, to become peoples’ first choice in healthcare. We achieve this by translating our unrivalled heritage and knowledge into innovative, quality branded healthcare solutions that work. Our high quality products and reliable free health advisory service are among the many reasons that Blackmores is the most trusted name in natural health. Please visit and for more details and recent updates of Blackmores.

    AustCham is seeking prizes for charity raffle to support Corporate Social Responsibility Program

    We would like to invite you to assist us in raising money for AustCham’s active community service group by contributing a prize for our charity raffle, to be conducted on the AFL day. Prize donors will be acknowledged on the day with their logo displayed on a roll-up banner displayed in a prominent position as well as following the event in an email to AustCham’s entire database and on our E-Advance magazine.

    Prizes can be sent directly to the AustCham office any time before Friday 19 September. For further enquiries, please contact Khun Sasipa by emailing or calling 02 210 0216. We look forward to hearing from you soon.  

    Event Supporters


    Special Room Rates at Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel&Towers

    For stays during 27-28 September, the hotel is pleased to offer a special room rate of Baht 4,000++/Baht 4,400++ per room per night (single/double). To take advantage of this offer, please contact Khun Naruemon Sanguansap (Event Sales & Services Manager) at Tel: 02 665 3395.

    Room benefit: 

    : Complimentary daily buffet breakfast at Feast Restaurant

    : Guaranteed river view accommodation

    : Complimentary welcome fruits in room

    : Complimentary drinking water

    : Complimentary coffee/tea making facility with coffee/tea sachets replenished dailyFree late check out till 17:00 (subject to room availability)

    : Complimentary use of sauna and high-tech gym facilities

    • Saturday, October 18, 2014
    • 18:30
    • Sunday, October 19, 2014
    • 02:00
    • Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok
    AustCham's Enchanted Forest Ball

    Saturday 18 October 2014

    The Australian-Thai Chamber of Commerce (AustCham Thailand) is delighted to invite AustralianAlumni to join us for our annual ball 2014. It's an opportunity to get together with all your Alumni friends. Make it a reunion party and get together a tabale of your Alumni to catch up.

    Keep an eye out for the Little Red Riding Hood, Harry Potter, Snow Queens, the Hobbits and many more mysterious, magical, and elegant characters at our AustCham's Enchanted Forest Ball! 


    We all dream of these in order to escape and find the true meaning of mystery. Some might believe that a mystical place can also be a representation of the nation and people.

    What is in your mind? Looking to exploring some mysterious fun, in a far far away land with us?

    As Paulo Coelho once said, "Magical places are always beautiful and deserve to be contemplated!" Let's go and discover, explore, and experience the mystery of the AustCham's Enchanted Forest!


    Date: Saturday, 18 October

    Time: 18.30 onwards

    Price: Ticket prices are exceptional value at only 3,500 Baht per person. When you book nine on a table you will receive a tenth ticket for free!

    Venue: Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok

    ***Tickets must be purchased in advance. For bookings and payment options, please email or click here.

    Menu and Program of AustCham's Enchanted Forest Ball

    The AustCham ball has long been renowned for a great night out and the best value in town! Last year, the evening began with a champagne reception featuring Chandon sparkling wine, blue-inspired cocktails and Grand Hyatt canapés. Guests then were invited to partake in a four course gourmet meal. For this year, We are in the progress of cooking up some mysterious dishes and drinks to serve you all on the exciting night, stay tuned!!

    AustCham's Enchanted Forest Ball - Official Trailer Sneak Peak (2014)

    What to Wear? - Themed Dress Code

    Green, golden, black, white, purple, and neon light colours are our colour costume inspirations. From Fantasy to Real life, we welcome the following characters: Snow white, Snow queens, Princess Elsa, Tarzan, Peter Pan, Hercules, The Hunstman, Red Riding Hood, Alice in the Wonderland, Shrek, Lords of the Rings and many more characters are also welcome to this magically mysterious adventures of AustCham's Enchanted Forest Ball 2014.

Past events

Wednesday, September 03, 2014 AustCham September Sundowners
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 AustralianAlumni Networking event
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Australian Alumni Annual Gala Dinner and the Enabling Prosperity: Moving Beyond the Middle-Income Trap Conference
Wednesday, June 04, 2014 AustCham Commonwealth Sundowners
Wednesday, June 04, 2014 Briefing by Australian Ambassador prior to Commonwealth Sundowners
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 AustralianAlumni End of Year Celebration at Australian Ambassador's Residence
Wednesday, November 06, 2013 November Sundowners
Saturday, November 02, 2013 The University of Wollongong Alumni and Friends Function 2013
Thursday, October 31, 2013 Evening Presentation: How to Achieve a Work/Life Balance?
Wednesday, October 02, 2013 Sundowners for the Kids!
Saturday, September 28, 2013 The Coffee Club 2013 AFL Grand Final Family Day
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 Australian Business Forum: inaugural Eastern Seaboard luncheon
Sunday, September 22, 2013 The Ten Tenors From Australia
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 Australian Business Forum: inaugural Bangkok luncheon
Wednesday, September 04, 2013 Special invitation for AustralianAlumni to attend AustCham's premier 'Sundowners' business networking event - 4 September
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 Aussie Vitamins and Organic Foods for Healthy Living
Thursday, July 11, 2013 What it takes to transform a city - an evening with the Lord Mayor of Perth, Lisa Scaffidi
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Turbocharging your career: effective networking and resumes that POP!
Thursday, February 21, 2013 AustralianAlumni DRINKiQ and Cocktail Workshop
Saturday, November 24, 2012 Thai Na Town - Little Oz Exhibition and Workshops
Monday, November 12, 2012 AustCham business conference (dinner 12 November, conference 13 November)
Friday, November 09, 2012 Luncheon Meeting with Senator the Hon. Joe Ludwig
Thursday, November 08, 2012 An International Academic Conference Celebrating 60th Anniversary of Australia-Thailand Relations
Thursday, October 25, 2012 Australian Alumni Professional Networking Event: “Make a connection”
Wednesday, October 03, 2012 Win an iPhone 5 at AustCham October Sundowners at dtac
Saturday, September 29, 2012 AFL Grand Final Day 2012
Sunday, July 22, 2012 Special Film Screening and Aussie Afternoon Tea with Australian Ambassador
Saturday, June 30, 2012 Australian Secondary School Exhibition and Cocktail Party 2012
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 Creative Alumni Showcase: Chef Ik, Kittikong, and Chusak
Friday, June 15, 2012 WA Education Cocktail Reception
Saturday, May 26, 2012 Natural Ville & Lenotre Diamond Ball Hosted by AustCham - celebrating 60 years of Australia-Thai bilateral relations
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 The education opportunity of a lifetime - A Shore boarding experience
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 AustralianAlumni official launch - exclusive cocktail reception and leadership panel discussion
Wednesday, February 08, 2012 Alumni Entrepreneurs: an evening with Khun Mechai
Wednesday, February 01, 2012 THE IDEA OF NORTH: world renowned Australian a capella group to perform in Thailand
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 "ORANG ASEAN: Prospects and Challenges"

Australian Alumni is supported by the Commonwealth through the Australia-Thailand Institute, which is part of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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