USA Fair returning to CentralWorld

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American products, entertainers and lots of free stuff

The USA Fair is returning to CentralWorld, May 31 – June 2, and promises another year of great shopping, games, giveaways and entertainment.

U.S. Ambassador Kristie Kenney and American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand (AMCHAM) Vice President Darren Buckley were joined by the M&M mascot to announce the Fair and they promised a great show.

“You’ll find great prices on the world’s best cars and trucks from Ford and Chevrolet; health and beauty products from Amway and GNC; for snack foods, we’ll have Pringles, M&Ms, Pop-Secret Popcorn; fruits and nuts from California and apples from Washington State; innovative banking products from Citibank; and Giveaways – over 100 prizes every day, including flights to the USA,” announced Ambassador Kenney.

AMCHAM Vice President Darren Buckley and U.S. Ambassador Kristie Kenney were joined by Mr. M&M to announce the USA Fair at CentralWorld, May 31 - June 2.AMCHAM Vice President Darren Buckley and U.S. Ambassador Kristie Kenney were joined by Mr. M&M to announce the USA Fair at CentralWorld, May 31 – June 2.

AMCHAM Vice President Darren Buckley added, “It will be a great event. Besides the fantastic products, the American hip hop artist Epiphany will be performing, we’ll have continuous games and giveaways, magicians, balloon artists, themed decorations and exhibits.  This will be the best Fair we’ve held and a fitting celebration of the 180 year anniversary of the Treaty of Amity and Commerce.”

This year, the USA Fair is celebrating Two Nations. One Friendship. 180 Years of Thai-U.S. Relations, which recognizes the 180 anniversary of the Thailand-U.S. Treaty of Amity and Commerce.

The Fair will open at noon, May 31, with an Opening Ceremony that will screen winning films from the “180 Years of Friendship” film contest, and performances from the Yes Academy dance groups.  The Ceremony will be open to the public.

Following the Opening Ceremony, VIPs and guests will tour the Fair’s 30 exhibits, which includes: an American Food market, with imported foods from the U.S.; an Education Pavilion, with eight institutions of learning; the Food and Home Pavilion, offering the best American food and household items; the Travel USA pavilion; and the USA Showcase and CentralCourt, featuring iconic American companies Amway, Caltex, Chevrolet, Coca-Cola, and Ford Motor Company.

To enter the drawing for tickets to the U.S., you must collect an entry form and stamps from the USA Showcase exhibits.  Visitors will also have the opportunity to win vouchers to KFC, hotel stays, food and drinks, petrol coupons, and more, each day at the USA Fair.

For more information, please visit  www.amchamthailand.com/usafair and www.centralworld.co.th, or like the USA Fair 2013 on Facebook.