GBA Monthly Business Meeting
Reverie Saigon Hotel, HCMC


Dear GBA Members & Friends,
the final GBA Business Meeting of 2017 will focus on the trending topic of Automotive Industry. Aside from great presentations from our VIP guest-speakers, we would also like to celebrate the Christmas season with you. All GBA members will received a 50% discount (advance registration is required).

We look forward to cheering this season with you over hot Glühwein and Christmas cookies at the event.

GBA Business Meeting – December 2017

Date:         Monday, 04 December 2017
Time:        17:45 - 22:00
Venue:       La Scala Ballroom, 5th floor, The Reverie Saigon Hotel  
                   22-36 Nguyen Hue Boulevard & 57-69F Dong Khoi Street

17:45 – 18:30:             Registration and networking cocktail
18:30 – 20:30:             Meeting and presentations
20:30 – 22:00:             Dinner and networking opportunity

Meeting chairman:    Mr. Marko Walde – GBA Chairman

Meeting program:

1.   Vietnam – the rising Tiger of ASEAN´s Automotive Industry: Market Snapshot and Competitiveness evaluation

Ms. Jen Nguyen, Consultant of SOPEC

As the specialized Consultancy of Vietnam´s Automotive environment, we present the most updated market, industry and legal snapshot with consideration of potentials for German companies. Furthermore, we focus on evaluating Vietnam´s competitiveness in comparison to the leading and upcoming ASEAN nations of the Automotive industry. Based on this, we draw a future picture of Vietnam´s potential ranking in the race of ASEAN´s next Automotive production hub.

2.   Vinfast Project & Supply Industry

Mr. Quang-Hue Vo, Deputy CEO of Vingroup JSC

VinFast is the first Vietnamese automobile manufacturing complex in the Dinh Vu – Cat Hai economic zone in the northern city of Hai Phong. It has total investment capital of US$3.5 billion.

The VinFast project consists of automobile plants, motorbikes and training and research centres. Construction of the project officially started on a total area of 335 ha in Dinh Vu - Cat Hai Economic Zone on September 2, 2017.

Earlier, Vingroup had appointed Mr. Quang-Hue as the Deputy CEO of the VinFast project. Mr. Vo used to be the General Director of Bosch Vietnam, prior to September this year. (source: Vietnamnet)

3.   Farewell from the former EuroCham Chairman and GIC/AHK Heads of Operation

4.   Introduction of New Members

5.   Updates on GBA Activities

Mr. Marko Walde – GBA Chairman

Meeting fee:
  • GBA members:  Special Christmas offer at     VND    500,000
  • Non-member:    Advanced registration at         VND 1,200,000
                                  or Walk-in at                   VND 1,500,000
Reservations not cancelled within 24 hours of the event will be charged as no-shows and invoiced.

Please be so kind as to register with Ms. Mai Anh, Tel: 028 3823 9772 or to enable us to plan successfully.

Looking forward to seeing you.

With best regards,

GBA Team

Ms. Nguyen Thi Mai Anh
Event Manager
+84 28 3823 9772, ext 112