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CNBC Hosts Summit in Thailand

The summit puts the spotlight on Myanmar's growth prospects and untapped potential

Bangkok September 5, 2013 – CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, goes to Thailand to host The CNBC Summit Myanmar today at the Conrad Hotel Grand Ballroom.

The CNBC Summit is a dialogue series that puts the spotlight on a nation's economic climate and highlights areas of achievement,development, risk and opportunity.

Sponsored by Berli Jucker and PTT Group, and hosted by CNBC's award winning journalists, Martin Soong and Sri Jegarajah, the half-day summit features topics including Services and Strategy, Mining Myanmar's Growth, and a CNBC Conversation, which includes on-the-ground perspectives of the challenges and opportunities of doing business in Myanmar.

Jacqueline Lam, VP of Marketing & Distribution, CNBC Asia Pacific, said, "We are thrilled to be hosting The CNBC Summit Myanmar in Thailand. Myanmar is one of the world's most compelling investment stories right now and the summit aims to provide actionable insights for decision makers and investors both locally and regionally."

The CNBC Summit Myanmar will be taped and broadcast on CNBC Asia next Saturday, September 14th at 11am and 6pm (BKK) and Sunday, September 15th at 8pm (BKK).

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