ABOUT THE MISSION
We invite entrepreneurs and businesses to join official and business delegations from Vietnam and Binh Duong province during an incoming trade mission to Leeuwarden, Friesland, on 3 and 4 November, 2019.
The goals of this visit are 1) to promote interaction, understanding, and cooperation between governments, business communities and knowledge institutions of the Netherlands and Vietnam and 2) to create opportunities for companies and investors to introduce products and services, and expand their networks.
The mission is ideal for Dutch companies and knowledge institutions 1) that are wanting to expand and strengthen their activities in Vietnam and 2) that want to explore their opportunities in Vietnam market, especially that in Binh Duong province -- one of the economic power centers in southern Vietnam.
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND
The European Union and Vietnam will finalize signing of a Trade Agreement and an Investment Protection Agreement. This brings European exporters and investors closer to the Vietnam market with 95 million consumers. This trade mission offers opportunities for companies to establish and develop contacts at a high level. You will meet the Vietnamese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Minister Counsellor, together with official delegates from Binh Duong province and business delegates from Vietnam.
Advantages of participation are:
meeting with potential business partners;
growth of your international network;
better view of market opportunities in Vietnam;
exchange of knowledge;
increase your brand awareness.
access to there's business ecosystem and tech hub in Leeuwarden
In addition, the mission offers you the opportunity to introduce certain wishes via the Minister in discussions with government representatives. You can also discuss challenges and obstacles that your company may have when working with the Vietnamese government or companies in Vietnam. This is a mission with great value for you and may open up some great opportunities for your business.
During the mission you will meet official representatives from Vietnam and Vietnamese business investors. You will be provided with information about Vietnam market in general and Binh Duong province market in specific. You will have the opportunity to showcase your business, services and products.
Sunday, 3 November 2019:
18:00 - 21:00: Private dinner with Vietnamese delegations in Leeuwarden (Optional for participants)*
Monday 4 of November 2019:
08:30 - 09:00: Welcome & Opening seminar
09:00 - 12:00: Introduction of city of Leeuwarden, Friesland; Seminar: "Doing business and investment Opportunities in Binh Duong, Vietnam"; Business Seminar: "Doing Business in Vietnam"; Sharing success story: “Friesland Campina”; Introducing: there Tech hub and New Business Ecosystem; Supports from Dutch government and RVO.
12:00 - 13:00: Lunch & Networking
15:00 - 17:00: Field trip - visiting companies in Drachten, Friesland
(*)-- Private dinner on 3 November is not included in the admission fee. If you wish to join the dinner, please indicate so on the registration form.
(**)--Admission fee is all inclusive (program and taxes): beverages and lunch on 4 November, participation in informational seminar, networking activities, and taxes. Travel, accommodation are not covered.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What does the Trade Mission fee include?
The fee includes admission to the mission, business seminars, beverages and lunch and scheduled activities on 4 November, 2019 (excluding private dinner on 3 November 2019). Participation will include access to there online hub to connect with there business ecosystem members.
What Additional Fees Are There?
Attendees will be responsible for your own transporation cost to/from Leeuwarden, NL, and accommodation cost should you decide to stay overnight. Organizer has arranged a room block at WestCord WTC hotel for guests, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
What is the Purpose of the Trade Mission and Why Should I Consider Attending?
To promote interaction, understanding, and cooperation between local businesses and knowledge institutions with Vietnam based companies, and organizations. One should consider participating if they want to learn about business and investment opportunities in Vietnam market, especially in Binh Duong province. Participants will meet with and interact with Vietnam officials to the Netherlands, Binh Duong province officials and business delegates, and learn first hand what Vietnamese investors are looking for and what to look for in Vietnam market. Additionally the opportunity to promote your own projects, products and services will be possible.
Do I Need to Speak Vietnamese/ English to Benefit from the Trade Mission?
The program will be Dutch and English. If you think you will benefit translation support (Dutch to English, English to Dutch), please contact us ay email@example.com.
Can I Request Accommodation?
There are hotels nearby the venue. You can reach out to them directly. Please click here to view a list of best hotels in Leeuwarden.