Cheap drinks and free sandwiches. Yesterday the 14th of August around 60 young or young at heart business types, embassy officials and interns in Bangkok gathered to Nordic Young Professionals’ (NYP) networking event. As the name suggests there was an overweight of Scandinavians, but nationalities from most of the globe were represented.
More established expatriates had a chance to welcome the new interns, trainees and business persons to Thailand. According to their facebook profile NYP’s goal is to create a platform were young professionals can meet.
The mission was accomplished, a lot of newly printed business cards changed hands on this evening. ScandAsias reporter got cards from entrepreneurs engaged in everything from golfing to sex toys.
NYP is a part of the Danish-Thai Chamber of Commerce, who was the main organizer of the event, that was supported by a long list of other chambers.