How close-knit is the expat community in this area? How do I get involved with it?
Bangkok's expat community is very close. There are many networking functionsorganized by foreign chambers of commerce as well as a group of individuals who share common interest, example, foodies, etc.
To find out when and where they are, join any of the local Chambers of Commerce or just check their websites. You don't need to be a member to attend Chamber functions, though your admission fee will be higher if you're not.
Beside expat groups, what is the best way to make social connections outside of work?
There are a wide variety of options, including clubs and sports. Contact Crown Bangkok for help locating the group that's right for you.
Where can I meet other singles in this city?
Networking functions and bars are popular.
Are there any unique networking opportunities for accompanying partners?
The Bangkok Women's Forum meet once a month and tends to attract working women and accompanying partners who are keen to work. Social Women in Bangkok (SWIB) and Bangkok Network of Women (BNOW) provide news by email and meet socially on a regular, informal basis.
It might also be useful to contact Crown Bangkok for further partner support.
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