• Join Us

    Join Us

    The BBGL is always keen to expand our membership base - visit our Sponsorship and Membership pages to learn more about what we have to offer. From individual and company membership, to more strategic sponsorship options, we'd love to hear from you. Read More
  • Doing Business in Lao PDR

    Doing Business in Lao PDR

    If you are looking to start a business in Lao PDR, looking for a local partner in-country, or to export Lao products to the UK, we provide business matching and additional services to those who want do business in / with Lao PDR. Get in touch for more information. Read More
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Welcome

We are the British Business Group Lao PDR.

We work to increase opportunities for UK businesses in Laos, while fostering good relationships between member companies and the local community.

The Mission Statement included in the Articles of Association states that the core objectives of the Group are:

- to create a platform for social and business networking for those interested in promoting Lao-UK business opportunities;
- to assist and guide prospective investors to Lao PDR from the United Kingdom;
- to support the British Embassy in Vientiane with technical business proficiency;
- to promote British businesses and investors in Lao PDR.

The core objectives of the Group are to be achieved by:

- providing social and networking opportunities for Members;
- bringing together a wide variety of business interests and government counterparts,
- delivering quality services to its members;
- representing the interests of members’ local forums,
- playing a leading role in uniting the local expatriate community.

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  • Crowne Plaza Hotel

    Crowne Plaza Hotel

    Experience a new era of excellence In Vientiane Crowne Plaza Vientiane is conveniently located on the edge of the city center, making for stress-free airport transfers but also within easy reach of government offices, the central business district, local tourist attractions, shopping areas and several prestige golf courses.  Crowe Plaza Vientiane is the perfect address for both corporate and leisure travelers. Crowne Plaza Vientiane has 198 guest rooms and suites, all with stunning views and designed with traditional and contemporary notes. Known for its immaculate rooms and professional staff, the hotel won acclaim at the World Travel Awards in 2020 and the World Luxury Awards 2020. Crowne Plaza Vientiane hosts an array of dining options, from Mosaic All Day Dining with live interactive cooking stations offering local and international cuisine to our signature Elephant lounge located in the hotel’s lobby, offering a relaxing and cosy environment with an extensive selection of refreshing beverages and snacks. Crowne Plaza Vientiane is the preferred venue for weddings, functions, corporate events, and meetings boasting a range of modern, flexible meeting venues, from our spacious Grand Ballroom spanning 784 square meters of unobstructed floor space to smaller board rooms, breakout rooms and event spaces. https://vientiane.crowneplaza.com/
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  • Jaguar-Land Rover

    Jaguar-Land Rover

    Jaguar and Land Rover are iconic British luxury vehicle brands, headquartered in London and with two design centres and three manufacturing plants in the United Kingdom. Jaguar offers a wide range of luxury sedans, sports cars and luxury performance SUVs, while Land Rover has a portfolio of premium all-terrain vehicles. Land Rover launched in 1948 and took the world by storm with its line of durable luxury SUV’s. It has been a key player in this market ever since. A short time earlier, Jaguar made its name producing sleek, eye-catching luxury cars. In 2013, these two British monoliths merged together under the global name Jaguar Land Rover, allowing a seamless synergy of design and technical prowess under one roof. The uptake in the Laos has been very promising. In only a few years Jaguar and Land Rover have come to dominate the market segment and continue to enjoy robust growth. Latest News: Jaguar Land Rover launch the all new electric Jaguar I-Pace For more information please visit https://www.jaguarlaos.com/ and https://www.landroverlaos.com/.
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  • Lao Derm Group

    Lao Derm Group

    Lao Derm Group was established in 2015 and is headquartered in Vientiane, Laos. The Group has an expanding portfolio of businesses covering real estate, hospitality, and food & beverage. Under the Souphattra brand, Lao Derm Group owns and manages the Souphattra Hotel Luang Prabang, Souphattra Residences Vientiane, and Souphattra Apartments Vientiane. The Group's food & beverage operations include Lao Derm restaurants – a premier, authentic dining destination with restaurants in Vientiane, Luang Prabang and Savannakhet. In Vientiane, La Lune is a high-end European dining experience; Sindard by Lao Derm is a premium Lao BBQ destination; at Artisan you will find exceptional cocktails, drinks and cigars; while Café Lao Derm offers quality coffee, daytime dining and spectacular desserts. The Group's operations in Savannakhet include the River Café & Bar, providing daytime beverages and evening drinks; Anny – Ann & Bee, a bakery with sweet treats, and Sindard by Lao Derm. www.laodermgroup.com
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  • ANZ

    ANZ

    ANZ is an AA- rated institutional bank and was the first international bank to open its doors in Laos, in 2007. In 2020, ANZ were awarded the Friend of Laos award in recognition of our community minded and equal opportunity approach, which includes our flagship Money Minded financial literacy program. ANZ was founded in London over 180 years ago as the Bank of Australasia under Royal Charter.  We continue to help British and European clients expand across Asia and have a strong, established presence across 14 Asian markets as well as Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific and 33 global markets in total. For more information, please visit: https://institutional.anz.com/markets/laos/en/
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  • Heathfield International School

    Heathfield International School

    Heathfield International School is a British-style International School located in Vientiane that follows the English National Curriculum, complimented with the Oxford International Curriculum (OIC). Their quality teachers facilitate dynamic learning in the classroom, and through extensive programmes of art, sports and personal development. Students are encouraged to excel, with many opportunities to develop leadership skills, express their individuality and develop a passion for learning. The school has world class sporting facilities including a 25m swimming pool, indoor sports arena, a multipurpose synthetic pitch and tennis courts. The school has a strong reputation and is growth-oriented.   Our vision is to be a pillar of education in Laos for both local and expatriate families. Please visit https://heathfield.la/ for more information.
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  • Lao Tobacco

    Lao Tobacco

    Lao Tobacco work with over 3,000 farmer families to grow tobacco, for this use in manufacturing of local and international cigarette brands (such as A Brand, Yasub Lao and Bastos). Lao Tobacco is the market leader both in terms of market share and value, offering consumers a range of products across different price points.
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  • Unilever

    Unilever

    Unilever is a multinational consumer goods company. They have been pioneers, innovators and future-makers for over 120 years. Some of their well known products include: Pond’s, Knorr, Vaseline, Dove and Lux. Unilever has been trading in Laos since 1993, and established a permanent presence in 2015. 2.5 billion people use our products each day 400+ Unilever brands worldwide 190 countries in which our brand retail155,000 Unilever staff delivering success  Latest News: Wall's Support Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign in Vientiane Capital For more information, please visit www.unilever.com or phone: (+856) 021 219668-9
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  • Vientiane College

    Vientiane College

    Vientiane College is an Australian-owned language and training institution, operating in Laos for almost 30 years. The College’s expatriate faculty, represented by over a dozen different nations, provides a wealth of educational knowledge and training skills unparalleled in the Lao context. In addition to the long running academic scholarship preparation programs and a 1500 strong student body in the evening program, Vientiane College provides language and skills training for government departments, NGOs, embassies, aid agencies, local and international businesses. Vientiane College is accredited by the Ministry of Education and Sports as well as a number of overseas universities and assessment bodies. It is the only official IELTS and Pearson test centre in the Lao PDR. Please visit https://www.vientianecollege.com/ for more information.
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