About Us

Grand Prix International Public Limited Company

Vision and Mission

GPI is a leading event organizer and information provider with aim
to create impressive experience and entertainment
for every life style of automotive users.
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 magazines. Grand Prix Limited Partnership evolved and grew through the years. To further its business expansion, Mr. Prachin 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 lifestyle 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, motorcycles, car audio technology, car accessories, and auto-related equipment. It is one of the prestigious auto shows in the world. The first motor show in Thailand was held in 1979. When certified by Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d’Automobiles (OICA), which is an association that certifies the organization of automotive exhibitions in only 1 exhibition per country.Therefore, it is an upgrade of the Bangkok International Motor Show, which is comparable with world-class motor events. Currently, Bangkok International Motor Show has approximately 170,000 square meters of event
      • The Bangkok Used Car Show, a famous exhibition which displays fashionable and exclusive used cars from automotive dealers. The first show was held in 2009. Currently, the Bangkok Used Car Show has approximately 20,000 square meters of event
        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
      • The Company organized the 1st Yangon International Motor Show in Myanmar in 2019 from 23-27 January 2019 which was attended by 20,000 visitors and 121 vehicles exhibited in the fair could be sold. Six automobile companies participated in this event, which is very successful and will be held for a second year in 2020.
    • Event organizing
      GPI organizes events both of GPI and upon customers’ requirement. The company’s activities include motor sport racing, quarter-mile car racing, off-road 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. The performance testing of leading automotive in Thailand is considered as one of the important marketing activities of the company. The company has activities for leading automobiles in almost every brand, for example Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Chevrolet, Honda, and Toyota. In 2019, the Company organized eRacing Sport by hosting the first virtual racing game Gran Turismo Sport (GT Sport) through online platform in 2019; however, this game had been held four times in Bangkok International Motor Show 2019 from March – April 2019. The second event was held in Khon Kaen Province in July 2019, the 3rd event was held in Chiang Mai Province in October 2019, and the fourth event was held in Bangkok in December 2019. This competition was certified by the Royal Automobile Association of Thailand under Royal Patronage, which has a satisfactory response.

  • Online and Print 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.
    • Online Media
      The company is also online media producer of auto-related digital media such as digital magazines, and websites which are www.grandprix.co.th, www.xo-autosport.com, www.motorcymagazine.com, etc. The company also produces contents on social media like Facebook: Grand Prix Online, XO Autosport, Motorcycle Magazine, Off Road Magazine, and Garage Life Thailand. The total number of followers is more than 1,300,000 persons. Moreover, the company broadens its service in other types of media such as video clip on YouTube. The collaboration between Grand Prix International Public Company Limited and YDM (Thailand) Company Limited to expand digital media business and increase data storage channels through “Car Buddy by GPI” which is the application for searching auto shops or service centers according to the types of maintenance and car brands.
  • Printing Business

    The company is a printing service provider for printings such as books, magazines, journals, catalogs, brochures, leaflets, calendars, etc. The company expands new customer bases in various businesses for example Food Product and Consumer Products Business, which is a target group who need for printing service. The company has purchased and installed new machine printing to support the expansion of new customer such as packaging printing, which has great growth potential. The new machine printing able to print fast at an average of 14,000 pages per hour, from an average of 8,000 pages per hour. And has high definition, including bright colors to increase the competitiveness of the printing business

Company Milestone

  1. April 2020

    • Board of Directors Has approved to invest in the Company's ordinary shares True Energy Co., Ltd. ("True Energy") with a total investment of 250 million baht, or 700,000 shares or 25.45 percent of the shares by investing in the RDF (Refuse Derived Fuel) power plant project. Located in Nakhon Sawan Province It has a total power generation capacity of 9 megawatts, with the Company planning and expecting a date for commercial power distribution in the second quarter of 2021.
  2. January 2019

    • The Company organized the 1st Yangon International Motor Show in Myanmar in 2019 from 23-27 January 2019 which was attended by 20,000 visitors and 121 vehicles exhibited in the fair could be sold. Six automobile companies participated in this event.

    March 2019

    • The Company organized eRacing Sport by hosting the first virtual racing game Gran Turismo Sport (GT Sport) through online platform in 2019; however, this game had been held four times in Bangkok International Motor Show 2019 from March – April 2019. The second event was held in Khon Kaen Province in July 2019, the third event was held in Chiang Mai Province in October 2019, and the fourth event was held in Bangkok in December 2019. This competition was certified by the Royal Automobile Association of Thailand under Royal Patronage.

    November 2019

    • The Company acquired the stocks of King of Auto Products Company Limited, which operated used car and new car exhibition under the event “Fast Auto Show”. In this regard, 15 percent of the registered shares were acquired for the purpose of partnering with the small automobile trade organizer and expanding business opportunity in the future.
    • A new company was established with the collaboration between Grand Prix International Public Company Limited and YDM (Thailand) Company Limited to expand digital media business and increase data storage channels through “Car Buddy by GPI” which is the application for searching auto shops or service centers according to the types of maintenance and car brands.
  3. 2018

    • The Company purchased RMGT 1050ST-5 + LED UV printer to replace the old printer to enhance printing business efficiency.
    • Grand Prix International (Myanmar) Limited was established in Myanmar to support the organization of the 1st Yangon International Motor Show in Myanmar.
    • Grand Prix International Public Co., Ltd. and YDM (Thailand) Co., Ltd. corporate in the digital development and media big data management project and GPI’s auto-related activities.
  4. December

    • The Company sold up 100 million shares in its initial public offering (IPO) at 3.5 Baht per share.
  5. 2016

    • The Company’s website named www.grandprix.co.th was launched with the aim to be a major automotive content provider.
  6. 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).
  7. March 2011

    • “The 31st Bangkok International Motor Show” took place at IMPACT Muang Thong Thani.
  8. 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).
  9. April 1998

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

    • “The 7th Bangkok Motor Show” was held with new title “The 7th International Bangkok Motor Show”.
  11. 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.
  12. November 1980

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

    • “The 1st Bangkok Motor Show” (later entitled “the Bangkok International Motor Show”) took place at Lumpini Park.
  14. 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

Chairman of Executive Committee
Chief Executive Officer

Mrs. Ruchiroj Eamlumnow

Director

Mr. Jaturont Komolmis

Executive Committee Member
Risk Management Committee Member

Mr. Anothai Eamlumnow

Executive Committee Member
Risk Management Committee Member

Mr. Peeraphong Eamlumnow

Executive Committee Member
Risk Management Committee Member
Nomination, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee Member

Gen. Dr. Surapan Poomkaew

Independent Director
Chairman of Audit Committee
Nomination, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee Member

Mr. Kanokphand Chulakasem

Independent Director
Chairman of Nomination, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee
Audit Committee Member

Mr. Dhas Udomdhammabhakdi

Independent Director
Chairman of Risk Management Committee
Audit Committee Member
Nomination, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee Member

Gen. Dr. Surapan Poomkaew

Chairman of Audit Committee

Mr. Kanokphand Chulakasem

Audit Committee Member

Dr. Dhas Udomdhammabhakdi

Audit Committee Member

Mr. Prachin Eamlumnow

Chairman of Executive Committee

Mr. Jaturont Komolmis

Executive Committee Member

Mr. Anothai Eamlumnow

Executive Committee Member

Mr. Peeraphong Eamlumnow

Executive Committee Member

Dr. Dhas Udomdhammabhakdi

Chairman of Risk Management Committee

Mr. Jaturont Komolmis

Risk Management Committee Member

Mr. Anothai Eamlumnow

Risk Management Committee Member

Mr. Peeraphong Eamlumnow

Risk Management Committee Member

Mr. Kanokphand Chulakasem

Chairman of Nomination, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee

Gen. Dr. Surapan Poomkaew

Nomination, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee Member

Dr. Dhas Udomdhammabhakdi

Nomination, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee Member

Mr. Peeraphong Eamlumnow

Nomination, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee Member

Mr. Prachin Eamlumlow

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Jaturont Komolmis

Chief Operation Officer in Marketing and Sales

Mr. Anothai Eamlumnow

Chief Operation Officer in Business Development

Mr.Peeraphong Eamlumnow

Chief Operation Officer in Media Production

Miss Khwanchanok Aulaaiem

Accounting and Financing Director

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