About Us

Grand Prix International Public Limited Company

Vision and Mission

Aiming to be a leading integrated provider of innovative automotive-focused contents and organizer of motor show events to drive forward and internationalize the Thai automotive market.
To produce automotive-focused contents, distribute quality knowledge and automotive innovation that deliver value to society and consumers
To develop automotive-related activities to meet customers’ satisfaction;
To create high value and up-to-date product brands in automotive industry
To deliver the most satisfactory to customers, partners and society in a professional way
To provide new automotive innovations to deliver an excellent customer experience
To create a high-value, outstanding and modern organization in automotive industry
To develop human resources to create people with knowledge, skills and efficiency, as well as to create working environment in the most efficient way
To create an organization base with great value to differentiate us from others
To provide financial rewards for our shareholders and stakeholders with high-efficiency risk management

Overview

“Grand Prix Limited Partnership”

“Grand Prix Limited Partnership” was established in October 1970 by Mr.Prachin Eamlumnow to publish and distribute automotive magazine.

Grand Prix Limited Partnership evolved and grew through years. To further its business expansion, Mr.Eamlumnow established Grand Prix International Company Limited on April 30, 1982 with a registered capital of 2.00 million baht. The company expanded its print media business by publishing more automotive and life style magazines, such as Motorcycle, Off Road, XO Autosport, Garage Life and YuadYan Newspaper.

It had continuously made a success and continued to expand its business to automotive exhibition and event organizing business. The well-known exhibitions are the Bangkok International Motor Show and the Bangkok Used Car Show, as well as auto-related marketing activities, such as motor sport racing and off road racing.


Currently, Grand Prix International Public Company Limited (GPI) has three core businesses as follows;

  • Exhibition and event organizing business
    • Exhibition Organizing
      GPI is currently an organizer of automotive-related exhibitions as follows;
      • The Bangkok International Motor Show, a public exhibition of current automobile models, concept cars, car accessories, motorcycles, car audio technology, and auto-related equipment. It is attended by automotive industry representatives, dealers, auto journalists and car enthusiasts and is one of the prestigious auto shows in the world. The first motor show in Thailand was held in 1979.
      • The Bangkok Used Car Show (The previous name was Bangkok Imported Car & Used Car Show.), a famous exhibition which displays fashionable and exclusive used cars from automotive dealers. The first show was held in 2009. Both the Bangkok International Motor Show and the Bangkok Used Cars Show occur around the same time, from March to April at Impact Arena Exhibition and Convention Center.
    • Event organizing
      GPI organizes events both of GPI and upon customers’ requirement. The company’s activities include motor sport racing, quarter mile car racing and motorcycle racing. The company also organizes events upon customers’ requirement. We control the entire project surrounding the event, from concept development, planning, venue arranging, taking care of coordination of all trades, publicizing, consumer supplies providing, as well as coordinating clean up area service. Those activities organized by the company include Thailand’s leading automotive testing, caravan rally and safe driving exercise, etc.

      Thailand’s leading automotive testing is considered to be one of the most significant activities of the company. We organize those for the world’s leading automotive manufacturers including Mercedez Benz, BMW, Chevrolet, Honda and Totoya, etc.

      In addition, the company owns the rights to organize “Air Race1”, known as the Formula One of air planes. It is the first air race in Asian region participated by the world-class air representatives. The first racing was held in 2016 and is expected to be held continuously with an increasing number of participants in every year.

  • Print and new media business
    • Print media
      GPI is a publisher and distributor of auto-related print media, such as Grand Prix, Motorcycle, XO Autosport magazines and YuadYan Newspaper, as well as the life style magazine, Garage Life.
    • New media
      The company is also a new media producer of auto-related digital media such as digital magazine, website and social media, www.grandprix.co.th, etc. Moreover, we are aiming to broaden its service in other types of media in the future.
  • Printing Business

    The company is a printing service provider for printings, such as books, magazines, journals, catalogs, brochures, leaflets, calendars, etc.

Company Milestone

  1. December 2017

    • The company sold up to 100 million shares in its initial public offering (IPO) on the Stock Exchange of Thailand.
  2. January 2016

    • The company’s website named www.grandprix.co.th was launched with aim to be a major automotive content provider.
  3. September 2014

    • The company became a public limited company on September 2, 2014 and it made an addition of a registered capital to 300 Million Baht in order to file the registration statement to be listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET).
  4. March 2011

    • “The 31st Bangkok International Motor Show” took place at IMPACT Muang Thong Thani.
  5. July 2009

    • “The Bangkok Used Car & Imported Car Show” was held for the first time at IMPACT Arena Exhibition and Convention Center (IMPACT Muang Thong Thani).
  6. April 1998

    • “The 19th International Bangkok Motor Show” took place at Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC Bangna).
  7. April 1986

    • “The 7th Bangkok Motor Show” was held with new title “The 7th International Bangkok Motor Show”.
  8. April 1982

    • The Company Limited was established on April 30, 1982 with a registered capital of 2.00 Million Baht, with aim to produce and distribute automotive magazine.
  9. November 1980

    • “The 2nd Bangkok Motor Show” took place at Amporn Park.
  10. April 1979

    • “The 1st Bangkok Motor Show” (later entitled “the Bangkok International Motor Show”) took place at Lumpini Park.
  11. October 1970

    • Grand Prix Limited Partnership was established.
    • The first magazine “Grand Prix” was launched with aim to be a magazine, which provided automotive contents including drive testing, new automotive products, motor shows, technics, as well as auto-related activities, etc.

Organization Chart

Management Structure

Mr. Yuth Vorachattarn

Chairman of the Board
Independent Director

Mr. Prachin Eamlumnow

Director
Chairman of the Executive Committee
Chief Executive Officer

Mrs. Ruchiroj Eamlumnow

Director

Mr. Jaturont Komolmis

Director
Executive Director
Audit Committee
Risk Management Committee

Mr. Anothai Eamlumnow

Director
Executive Director
Risk Management Committee

Mr. Peeraphong Eamlumnow

Director
Executive Director
Risk Management Committee
Nominations and Remuneration Committee

Gen. Dr. Surapan Poomkaew

Independent Director
Chairman of the Audit Committee
Nominations and Remuneration Committee

Mr. Kanokphand Chulakasem

Independent Director
Chairman of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee
Audit Committee

Mr. Dhas Udomdhammabhakdi

Independent Director
Chairman of the Risk Management Committee
Audit Committee
Nominations and Remuneration Committee

Gen. Dr. Surapan Poomkaew

Chairman of the Audit Committee

Mr. Kanokphand Chulakasem

Audit Committee

Dr. Dhas Udomdhammabhakdi

Audit Committee

Mr. Prachin Eamlumnow

Chairman of the Executive Committee

Mr. Jaturont Komolmis

Executive Committee Director

Mr. Anothai Eamlumnow

Executive Committee Director

Mr. Peeraphong Eamlumnow

Executive Committee Director

Dr. Dhas Udomdhammabhakdi

Chairman of the Risk Management Committee

Mr. Jaturont Komolmis

Risk Management Committee

Mr. Anothai Eamlumnow

Risk Management Committee

Mr. Peeraphong Eamlumnow

Risk Management Committee

Mr. Kanokphand Chulakasem

Chairman of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee

Gen. Dr. Surapan Poomkaew

Nominations and Remuneration Committee

Dr. Dhas Udomdhammabhakdi

Nominations and Remuneration Committee

Mr. Peeraphong Eamlumnow

Nominations and Remuneration Committee

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Awards & Qualifications

  • Bronze Award
    Poster
    Year 2017
  • Bronze Award

    Sheetfed Magazines and Journals
    Year 2017

  • SILVER AWARD

    Sheetfed Magazine And Journals
    Year 2016

  • SILVER AWARD

    Brochures,Booklets, Catalogues and Newsletter
    Year 2016

  • BRONZE AWARD

    Poster
    Year 2015

  • BRONZE AWARD

    Sheetfed Magazines And Journals
    Year 2015

  • SILVER AWARD

    Sheetfed Magazines And Journals
    Year 2014