The Vietnam Seaports Association (VPA) Annual Meeting 2023 is scheduled to be held at Pullman Vung Tau Conference Center on September 20-21, 2023, hosted by Dong Nai Port.

Participants to the Meeting include directors and key managers from 81 member ports and potential new member ports; senior officials from the Government Office, Ministry of Transport, Ba Ria – Vung Tau People’s Committee, Vietnam Maritime Administration (Vinamarine), representatives from other associations and other key stakeholders in the maritime community. Central and local mass media will also be invited to cover the event.

The Meeting is a forum for assessing opportunities and challenges, exchange experiences, opinions on key issues such as port master planning, investment, public private partnership in port development in general, and port management, operations, safety, security, ITC systems, etc. in particular. On the association side, issues such as evaluation of port development, promotion of market transparency and fair competition, pricing & tariffs; recommendations to the Government and relevant authorities are also on the agenda.

Vietnam economy is developing fast under the pro-active development policy of the Government in the era new trade promotion FTAs with potentials and opportunities for local and foreign investment and hence increasing demand in port facilities, equipment and services. In addition to the Meeting conference, business networking and promotion opportunities shall also be provided with presentation slots, exhibition stands & panels with attracting packages to serve the expectation of sponsors, interested stakeholders in the maritime industry.

In addition, social activities, receptions, deep water port inspection tour and sport games organized during a two day event will offer participants enjoyable and memorable stay in the relaxing sea side atmosphere of Vung Tau City while exploring business opportunities in the booming gateway port area of Vietnam.

For more information about the event and participation, please contact:

VPA Secretariat:
Add.: C/o Saigon Port, 3 Nguyen Tat Thanh street, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tels: (84.28) 39401030 / 39430675 Fax: (84.28) 38263092
Attn. Ms. Nguyen Thi Lieu, MP 0919 170443; Email: lieuvpa@gmail.com

Meeting Venue
Meeting & Display Area Layout
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Sight seeing tours
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Invitation letter
Sponsorship Packages
For more information, please contact VPA Secretariat