DFK Asia Pacific Annual Conference 2022

22 – 26 November 2022 Conference Phuket, Thailand

Registration for the DFK Asia Pacific Conference is not yet open. We will be in touch with DFK members with hotel booking and registration information shortly.

Enquiries can be made directly to Emma Tran at [email protected] 

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION 
This website contains information about the conference and includes links to the conference booking system through which you will be able to book both your conference attendance and accommodation for the DFK Asia Pacific/Emerging Leaders Conference which will take place at the The Dusit Thani Laguna Hotel, Phuket. You should find all the information you need in the relevant tabs and you should find the site easy to navigate, but if you do not find everything you need, please contact : Emma Tran ([email protected]).

If you will attend with an accompanying person(s), you should register your accompanying person as part of your own booking by adding their details (name and dietary restrictions) at the bottom of the registration PERSONAL INFO PAGE and by using the Group booking facility under the registration booking tab GUESTS & ACTIVITIES and adding the ACCOMPANYING PERSON(S) and their activities. 

ON-LINE REGISTRATION FORM 
To register for the conference, you will be able click on the Book Now button on the top right-hand side of this website. After you have completed the on-line registration form, you will receive an automatic confirmation by email which you should bring with you on-site as your record of the activities you booked to attend.  

You can log back into the DFK website to modify your registration, however, if you need to change anything after the registration site is closed or if you do not receive this confirmation, please contact: Emma Tran ([email protected]) who will make the necessary changes for you.

HOTEL ON-LINE BOOKING FORM
Click on the HOTEL INFO tab on this page which contains information about the hotel and the link to the on-line hotel booking form. 

CONFERENCE FORMAT 
Click on the PROGRAMME/ AGENDA tabs for details on the conference timing and agenda. 

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES
Click on the SOCIAL ACTIVITIES tab on this page for details on the social activities.

CHANGES TO THE WAY DFK CHARGES FOR CONFERENCES
The DFK International Conference is sold to delegates as a package and it will not be possible to offer refunds to delegates that opt out of the core elements, which include the Welcome Reception and Dinner; all business sessions; and the social activities and meals. Some activities are optional and are at an additional cost – this is clearly indicated where applicable.

Other than in exceptional circumstances, refunds to delegates who need to cancel will only be provided to the extent to which DFK is able to recover costs from suppliers. 

All travel and hotel costs are the responsibility of delegates and guests. DFK take no liability for these costs.

Minimum numbers are applicable to some activities and if we do not reach that minimum number, we reserve the right to cancel the activity before we go on-site.  In this instance, you will be pre-notified.

Click on the FEES tab for further details.

DFK EXECUTIVE OFFICE 
If you need assistance on-site regarding the conference, Emma will be onsite from Tuesday 22nd November.

Please forward the link to this conference website to the other partners in your firm as well as your spouse and other guests. If you need any further information or help please contact [email protected]

YOUR ONSITE DFK STAFF

 

PROGRAMME/AGENDA              
*Subject to change              
               
Tuesday 22nd November              
Welcome Dinner for Emerging Leaders   7pm-10pm   Emerging Leaders and Facilitators      
               
Wednesday 23rd November              
Emerging Leaders Conference    9am - 1.30pm   Delegates   Conference Hotel
               
Welcome Reception   7pm - 10pm   Delegates   Conference Hotel
               
Thursday 24th November              
Annual Conference - Day 1   9am - 5pm   Delegates   Conference Hotel 
               
Optional Dine-Arounds   6pm - 10.30pm   Delegates & Accompanying Persons -  optional (Additional charge)   Various options - A Dutch Treat which will be charged for on the night, more information to follow
               
Friday 25th November              
Annual Conference - Day 2   9am - 1.30pm   Delegates   Conference Hotel
               
Afternoon at leisure              
               
DFK Executive Board Meeting (Invitation Only)   2pm - 5pm   DFK Executive Board   Conference Hotel  
               
Gala Dinner    7pm - 11pm   Delegates & Accompanying Persons    TBD
               
Saturday 26th July - November              
Optional Post Conference Tour   9am - 5pm   Delegates & Accompanying Persons -  optional (Additional charge)   Transport provided

 

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Emerging Leaders Dinner

Welcome Reception

Optional Dine Arounds

Gala Dinner

Optional Post Conference Tour

Accompanying Persons Activities

Accompanying persons rate includes the following

Wednesday 23 November

Welcome Reception

Friday 25 November

Gala Dinner 

In addition, the following activities are optional at an additional cost:

Thursday 24 November

Optional Dine Arounds (pm) – additional charge on the evening at the venue

Saturday 26 November

Optional Post Conference Tours are also available to the Accompanying Persons

Optional Post Conference Tours are also available to Delegates and Accompanying Persons

Saturday 26 November

TBD

GENERAL INFORMATION

COVID-19 TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS
Please ensure you check the local and national guidelines on traveling before you commence your planning and again before you start your trip. Please see here for the latest entry requirements to Thailand.

VISA REQUIREMENTS
Delegates are advised to check the visa regulations to find out whether they need to apply for a visa and to do so in a timely manner.

To find out if you require a visa, please visit the local embassy website for your region.

Your visa may require a letter of invitation from DFK International, to obtain this please contact [email protected] as soon as possible to ensure your visa is approved in a timely manner.

DRESS CODE
Attire for the is business casual for all business sessions. The dress code for the welcome reception and other informal meals is smart casual, feel free to dress to impress for the Gala Dinner! Don't forget comfortable footwear and clothing if you are signed up for the optional post conference tour!

Please remember to dress appropriately for any activities you have selected. The most important thing is to be comfortable and enjoy your time with your fellow DFK colleagues and friends.

DFK International Annual Conference Delegate Fees

Delegate Fee £TBD

Accompanying Person £TBD

Emerging Leaders £TBD

Emerging Leaders/Asia Pacific Conference £TBD

Optional Post Conference Tour £TBD

* Please note that some activities are at an additional cost and limited availibility

*All prices are exclusive of UK VAT

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
DFK is proud to encourage social responsibility practices.

As part of our social responsibility policy we have pledge to offset our carbon footprint when the Executive Office staff travel for DFK conferences and meetings.

We encourage DFK members to do the same when travelling to a conference.

Please see the website the Executive Office uses to offset our carbon footprint here.