Vietnam Business Information Forum (VBIF 2011) makes great contribution to the success of the 8th World Congress of World Federation of UNESCO Clubs, Centers and Associations (WFUCA)
Hanoi, Vietnam - The 8th World Congress and 30th Anniversary of WFUCA was successfully organized in Vietnam from August 19 to 21, 2011, the first ever kind of WFUCA’s milestones in Asia. President of WFUCA, representatives of Vietnam Government and more than 300 WFUCA participants from over 100 member countries and territories attended the event.
Within the framework of the Congress, the Vietnam Business Information forum – VBIF 2011 was successfully organized by the Vietnam Association of Unesco Association (VFUA) and Vietnam Association of Corporate Directors (VACD) with the great support of AsiaInvest Group. The Forum is a platform for individual and institutional foreign investors, banks, and funds… to gather updated information and better understand Vietnam’s investment policies and climate, especially in infrastructure, healthcare, education or public private partnership…
The Forum received widely attention from international delegates attending the Congress as well as over 300 representatives from Vietnamese government agencies, ministries, business associations, entrepreneurs and investors.
The Forum kicked off on the morning of 19th August, 2011 with a grand ribbon-cutting ceremony in the information exhibition area. Information on Projects - Enterprises was introduced to enterprises and Congress’s delegates via clip shots on LED screen.
Left to right: Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Bach - Chairman-GD of AsiaInvest Group - Vice Chairman of VBIF Organizing Board; Mr. George Christophides - WFUCA President; Mr. Nguyen Xuan Thang - President of VFUA and Mr. Ngo Vi Hong - Chairman of VBIF Organizing Board
Information exchange and networking activities between guests, delegates of the Congress and enterprises.
In the afternoon, the Seminar “Vietnam Enterprises towards Integration and Sustainable Development” was held with 3 panel discussions on hot issues, which received attention from investors and business community. Speakers are leaders and experts from Ministries and prominent organizations from various industries, namely the Ministry of Investment and Planning, Ministry of Construction, Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development, World Bank, Eurocham in Vietnam, VCCI, Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (VBCSD), RMIT Vietnam, AICA, AFG Venture, Argonauts and AsiaInvest.
Left to right: Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Bach - Chairman-GD of AsiaInvest; Mr. Zoran Cicak - CEO of Argonauts Group; Mr. Peter Church - Founding Chairman of AICA - Chairman of AFG Venture and Dr. Han Manh Tien - Chairman of VACD
On the morning of 20th August, 2011, business promotion and matching activities bilaterally and multilaterally was held for international and local enterprises to get contacted and exchange business activities, promote their products and services. This is the first-ever international forum in which delegates could seek partners, get contact and book meeting arrangements directly via online services system at www.investvn.vn.
At the forum, prominent firms and entrepreneurs were awarded the WFUCA’s trophy for their efforts and contributions to the realization of UNESCO’s mission and mandate and sustainable development as well as the VFUA’s Certificate of merit.
The success of the Forum made significant contribution to the success of the 8th World Congress of WFUCA in general, leveraging Vietnamese images, brands and tightening cooperation between Vietnam enterprises, entrepreneurs and international firms.