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CENTARA GRAND & BANGKOK CONVENTION CENTRE AT CENTRALWORLD

12 March 2018 15 March 2018


Please do not book your own hotel rooms. Bookings will be made on your behalf after you complete registration.

Accommodation Arrangements

Attendees travelling to SKO will be asked to share rooms.

There are limited single rooms available for early bird registrants.

Attendees will be assigned to one of three properties for accommodation:

  1. Centara Grand at CentralWorld
  2. Grand Hyatt Erawan
  3. Renaissance

The details of your assigned accommodation will be shared via your confirmation email.

 

Request Own Room

Request Specific Hotel

If you prefer to have your own room, you may do so bearing 50% of the room rate costs under your own personal expense.

Please note that Red Hat will not reimburse this amount. The room rates are reflected on the registration page.

Hotels are assigned to facilitate group arrangements - generally, associates from the same functional group will be assigned to the same hotel.

If you would like to stay at a specific hotel, you can email Serena at rhsko@circusmax.com, with your reason for exception - we will try, subject to availability, to help with your request. This may result in a later confirmation notification.

Visa Information

Red Hat associates will have to check with the Thailand Consulate where they are applying the visa or travel agent that is assisting them with the visa application on what type of visa they should apply for and what letters are required.

Should you require an invitation letter, do submit your requests through the forms in Business Travel mojo page. Processing time can take up to 5 working days upon full and accurate information submitted through the online form. It is recommend that you should apply for your visa at least one month prior to travel.

If you are unsure if you need a visa to Bangkok, Thailand, please check this page. Associates of the nationalities indicated there will need a visa to enter Bangkok.

Frequently Asked Questions


Please avail the taxi service at the airports and save the receipts for reimbursement purpose. Team members are encouraged to share the taxi ride to the hotel to save cost.

Accommodation will be provided by Red Hat from Monday, 12 March to Thursday, 15 March (3 nights only) at your assigned hotel. If you arrive or depart outside of these dates for approved meetings, please submit your hotel claim as the normal claims process using the “SKO” template.

All incidental charges such as laundry, mini bar etc. expenses will be billed to your personal credit card, which is required upon hotel check-in.

Hotel Check in: 3:00 PM
Hotel Check out: 11:00 AM

If you require an early check-in, you may do so under your own personal expense and is subjected to hotel availability. Please email your request to Serena at rhsko@circusmax.com

You may choose your roommate - please ensure your roommate is agreeable as well.

Roommates will be assigned to associates who have not indicated their preferred roommate once registration has closed.

If you prefer to have your own (single) room, you should indicate so when you register (paying 50% of the room rate on a non-reimbursable basis). If you are selected to have a single room because of early bird registration, you will not need to pay the top up

Your choice of whether to twin share or top up for your own single room will not affect whether you are eventually given a singe room.

Red Hat expects all associates to participate fully for the duration of the conference. This includes the evening events for associates to recognize the achievements of peers and build bonds between teams. Your participation will be tracked and reported.

Only Red Hat associates will be admitted to all social activities, therefore associates are strongly discouraged from bringing their spouse or family to Bangkok during the period of the conference.

Meals will be provided at the Bangkok Convention Center at CentralWorld during the conference days as follows:

  • Breakfast on 13, 14 and 15 March
  • Conference lunch and coffee breaks from 13 - 15 March
  • Regional dinners on 13 March evening
  • APAC Gala Dinner on 14 March evening

Associates will not be reimbursed for meal claims during this period.

Associates with special dietary requirements should highlight this in the registration form.

Complimentary internet access is provided in the room and meeting area.

Please register by Monday, 15 January (Singapore time) with your complete information.

Please email all change requests to Serena at rhsko@circusmax.com

Tuesday, 13 March 2017 at 0730hrs outside Convention Centre A2, Level 22, Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre.

Attire for the event is business casual. Gents should wear slacks with collared shirts. Ladies may wear slack or skirts, sweaters and polo shirts.

Please bring a jacket if you are concerned about the room temperature.

After successfully registering, you should receive an email confirming your registration within 3 working days. You will also receive a pre-departure pack with more information two weeks before the event.

If you do not receive this email, please check your spam folder. If you require assistance, please contact Serena at rhsko@circusmax.com.

No, simultaneous translations will not be provided, all sessions will be conducted in English.

There are currently no plans to record any of the sessions. Due of the nature of the conference, associates should not record any of the sessions on your own. Materials from the speakers will be shared after the conference.

Associates should not submit claims for mobile data roaming. Free WiFi is available in airports, hotels and the conference venues.

These are currently in discussion, subject to change. Please check the agenda for the side meetings and check with the meeting owner for final confirmation.

Please complete this form to request for meeting rooms at SKO.

Your request will be reviewed and details of your assigned meeting room, and cost estimate will be confirmed at a later date.


Contact

For SKO related enquiries, please contact Serena.
+65 6273 9956
rhsko@circusmax.com

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