Businesses on Merseyside are
being encouraged to attended a Vietnamese Export Event
BUSINESSES take note of this FREE event that takes place at
Manchester Metropolitan University on 9 September 2015. Businesses in
Southport and also within the Merseyside area are being encouraged to attend an
event held at Manchester Metropolitan University's Business School which seeks
to boost export activity between North West and Vietnamese companies.
The Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, in partnership with Manchester
Metropolitan University and UK Trade and Investment North West are inviting
businesses to attend the Inward Delegation: Vietnam Economic Forum on 9
September 2015. The event seeks to bring together organisations and individuals
with shared interests in Vietnam to promote Vietnamese and UK business
relationships. Professor Malcolm Press, Vice Chancellor of Manchester
Metropolitan University will deliver the keynote speech.
The Vietnamese delegation will be led by the Vice Minister for Industry and
Trade, H E Mr Do Thang Hai, and will include representatives from the Embassy of
Vietnam and the City of Hanoi that are keen to talk about opportunities in
infrastructure and development.
A party of Vietnamese companies from various sectors will complete the
delegation, comprising a mixture of SMEs and large companies keen to trade with
The key sectors which will be discussed on the day include technology and
software, investment and property, leather and textiles and food and drink, with
a particular focus on seafood.
Professor Malcom Press, Vice-Chancellor of Manchester Metropolitan University,
said:- "The University plays an important part in the city's economic
success and we pride ourselves on our relationships with business and industry.
Hosting this event represents a significant opportunity for us to support
Manchester's international links and as a University with an international
vision we are excited to build relationships with senior educationalists and
business leaders in a vibrant country such as Vietnam."
Clive Drinkwater, Regional Director, UKTI North West, said:- "Vietnam is a
nation that has an established history and culture, diversified natural
resources, a young and skilled labour force, and political and social stability.
It is an emerging high growth market full of potential, ideal for North West
companies to partner with. I would encourage all businesses in Southport who are
looking to find out more about export opportunities to register their interest
for this event."
If you are interested in attending this event, please email:-
firstname.lastname@example.org or call:- (+44) 0 161 237 4223.