Thailand’s Vichya Poolvaraluk set as CineAsia Exhibitor of the Year

HONG KONG — Vichya Poolvaraluk, chairman of Thailand’s Major Cineplex Group, will receive the 2014 Exhibitor of the Year Award at the CineAsia Awards Ceremony in December.

“Vichya’s revolutionary vision and innovative thinking have dramatically changed the movie-going culture as an entertainment lifestyle experience in Thailand,” said Robert Sunshine, co-managing director of CineAsia.

Major has 500 screens, produces approximately ten Thai movies per year; distributes films, and has diversified into bowling, ice skating rinks, and ticketing. It recently opened a high end, theatre and bowling project in Cambodia.

CineAsia 2014 will take place from Dec. 9-11, 2014 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The award ceremony will be held on the 11th at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.

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