About Bangkok

Bangkok remains one of Asia's major cities for its dynamic business environment. Located in the heart of Southeast Asia, Bangkok – the hub for art, culture, economic development and growing digital technologies - is positioned as the gateway to the Asia-Pacific region. Advanced infrastructure in tele-communications and transport ensures a smooth transit for international visitors who are here for business.

Immerse yourself into all that Thailand has to offer during your visit to SIGGRAPH Asia 2017 this November! Visit the official website of the Tourism Authority of Thailand and plan your trip!

Here are some basic travel tips:

Thai Baht (THB)
Click here to check the currency exchange rate.

The local time in Bangkok, Thailand is UTC +7:00.
Click here to see the current time in Bangkok.

Electricity & Power Socket in Thailand
Thailand uses standard voltage 220V AC electricity, and the standard frequency is 50 Hz. Power outlets most commonly feature two-prong round or flat sockets.

The following plugs are used:
Image Source: Lonely Planet

Insurance and Security
It is recommended to purchase sufficient Travel Insurance while travelling out of your home country.
We would like to remind all participants that you should not leave your valuables and important documents unattended throughout the conference period.

Weather Information
The weather in November is generally between 21°C and 31°C.
Weather Forecast