QSNCC Wins M&C Asia Stella Awards 2023 Convention Center with “Best Sustainability Initiative”

24 Aug 2023

The Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC) creates another high profile for the Thai MICE industry when the property is selected to win M&C Asia Stella Awards 2023 for convention center with Best Sustainability Initiative.

M&C Asia Stella Awards is an annual accolade presented by M&C Asia, MICE and travel media which is of high profile among MICE professionals. The recipients are organizations showing innovation and best practices that significantly contribute to the development and progress of the MICE industry across Asia. With 29 awards across six categories, finalists for each category    are determined by industry professionals during open voting period. M&C Asia Stella Awards 2023 winner is selected by majority votes from fellow meeting planners.

Surapol Utintu, Chief Executive Officer of N.C.C. Management and Development, Co., Ltd., the operator of QSNCC said, “We are proud to be a winner of the prestigious award of M&C Asia. The design of our renovation put priority since the beginning on sustainability in every stage from planning, renovation period, post-renovation period, installation of energy-saving facilities to actual practicing of sustainability during event and venue management. The award is such an honorable recognition of our commitment to sustainability of the industry. In this regard, we would like to thank M&C Asia for their dedication to the excellence of the MICE industry in the region and appreciate the voting and trust of our industry peers and meeting planners.

With clear sustainable practices, QSNCC will soon earn LEED-NCv4 Silver Certification. LEED is Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design which is administered by U.S. Green Building Council: USGBC. In this respect, QSNCC will be the first convention center of Thailand to earn such certification, according to QSNCC.

Key features of sustainability initiative of QSNCC are sustainable architecture, consisting of reduced use of electricity, accessibility via multiple modes of transport and connecting with green area, energy efficiency management, eco-friendly disposal of waste, local sourcing, and sustainable meeting package.

The venue is ready to deliver services that make sustainable events for clients and put the Thai MICE industry and Thailand on a global map of sustainability. This is to affirm the venue’s determination to contribute not only to the industry itself, but also to the community and society. However, the venue is well aware that challenges remain on a sustainable path. The award will drive QSNCC further towards the betterment of sustainability. In this connection ,QSNCC would like to call for insights, inputs and collaboration of industry professionals in making MICE industry a powerful player in sustainability. The industry should act in unity to set a fine example for the whole society” Surapol added.

Prior M&C Asia Stella Awards 2023, the venue has been ISO 2012:2012 certified for sustainability management system. The award has demonstrated QSNCC’s unwavering commitment to sustainability and will be a platform for the venue to better and refine its sustainable initiatives to meet the shift of business landscapes.


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