GBA Monthly Business Meeting
Park Hyatt Saigon



Dear members and friends,

The soccer World Cup is approaching soon. We would like to use this occasion to provide you with insights from global players about their view and the strategies related to soccer in general and the FIFA World Cup as a global event.

You are cordially invited to our next monthly

GBA Business Meeting – June 2018
Date:               Monday, 04 June 2018
Time:              17:45 - 22:00
Venue:            Ballroom 3, ground floor, Park Hyatt Saigon   
                        2 Lam Son Square, District 1
                        Tel: +84 28 3824 1234  


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: Dr. Thai-Lai Pham – GBA Vice-Chairman

Meeting program:

“Football’s coming home and FIFA World Cup 2018 –
Insights from global players and a soccer champion club”

1.    Brand Activation during FIFA World Cup
Mr. Padath Shahin Mohammed, General Manager, adidas Vietnam Company Limited

Shahin Padath, currently GM - adidas Vietnam and Cambodia, since Jan 2017. Also double hatting as Regional Senior Director, eCommerce - adidas/Reebok South East Asia and Pacific. Been with adidas Group for 11 years, in 4 different locations (Dubai, Delhi, Singapore and now Ho Chi Minh City) in 4 different functions (Finance, eCommerce, Business Development and now General Management). Prior to adidas, worked for 10 years in various Finance related functions with Deloitte, EY and Tetra Pak.

2.    FC Bayern Munich – A Global Football Brand
Mr. Christopher Trinczek, Team Head Regional Partnerships, FC Bayern Munich

My name is Christopher Trinczek. I am Team Head Regional Partnerships at FC Bayern Munich. The interest in the brand FC Bayern is growing year by year in South-East Asia. Therefore, we are constantly looking for new ways to bring the miasanmia feeling and German values abroad to our fans. Formerly, I worked for Google, Paris Saint-Germain, 1. FC Kaiserslautern and Fortuna Köln in Performance Marketing, Business Development and Sponsoring.

3.    Häfele Vietnam becomes the new official regional partner of FC Bayern
Mr. Stanislas Hug, Marketing Manager, Häfele VN LLC.

Founded in Germany in 1923, Häfele is a world-renowned provider of smart home and project solutions. Häfele’s superior range of products not only exemplifies German quality standards, but is developed with the philosophy of “functionality” and “easiness” in mind to offer reliable solutions for both professionals and consumers.
Since the establishment in Vietnam in 1998, Häfele has been continuously improving and expanding its products and services, making the key components of Vietnamese homes – door security as well as kitchen, wardrobe, and bathroom – much more efficient spaces.
With innovative solutions, an excellent delivery service, and a dedicated team, Häfele Vietnam looks to create more modern and optimal living spaces for Vietnamese in the future.

4.    Introduction of New Members

5.    Updates on GBA Activities

Dr. Thai-Lai Pham – GBA Vice-Chairman

Meeting fees:

•    Early bird discount for registration by 01 June 2018:     
Member:                  VND    950,000 (from GBA/NORDCHAM & SBA)
Non-member:         VND 1,200,000

(Please kindly note that registration on early bird discount is binding confirmation. Cancellation of attendance need to be made latest by 10 am, Monday, 04 June or you will be charged due to the hotel obligations.)

•    For registration after 01June 2018:                                             
Member:                  VND 1,500,000 (from GBA/NORDCHAM & SBA)
Non-member:         VND 1,800,000

Please be so kind as to register with Ms. Mai Anh, Tel: +84 28 3823 9772 or to enable us to plan successfully.

Looking forward to seeing you.

With best regards,
GBA Team

German Business Association
05th floor - Somerset Chancellor Court
21-23 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street
District 1 - Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam

t:   (+84) 28 38 23 97 72 – ext: 112
f:   (+84) 28 38 23 89 09
c:   (+84) 903 720 788

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