Recently (on 4 October), “Laguna Phuket Triathlon” was named Best Amateur Sports Event of the Year in Thailand (Bronze) at Sports Industry Awards & Conference (SPIA Asia) 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Also joined Laguna Phuket Triathlon in this category were “Bangkok Marathon” (Gold) and “Top of the Gulf Regatta” (Silver).
SPIA Asia 2016 saw an expansion of both the sports conference and Awards Gala formats to now include 17 Asian countries across 19 distinct categories, both professional and community focused. 208 entries were received this year, and an independent panel of industry experts and appointed awards auditors have closely reviewed all the 161 shortlisted entries before awarding the top performers with Gold, Silver & Bronze accolades.
“We’d like to thank Sport 360 and MMC Sportz Marketing for hosting such prestigious event to recognize us in the sports industry, Ministry of Tourism and Sports Thailand, Sport Authority of Thailand and Tourism Authority of Thailand for continuous support in Thailand’s sport tourism segment, Phuket Provincial Office and Thai Airways International (PLC) for being there for Laguna Phuket Triathlon from the beginning, as well as all of our sponsors,” said Mr. Ravi Chandran, Managing Director of Laguna Phuket.
“Special thanks go to Go Adventure Asia our long-term partners, all of our triathletes from our first race in 1994, event staff and volunteers both from Asia’s premier resort Laguna Phuket and local communities surrounding us.”
Registration to this year Laguna Phuket Triathlon (Sun 20 Nov) opens until 13 Nov at www.lagunaphukettri.com
For more information re SPIA Asia 2016 and all winners listing, please visit www.spiaasia.com