The International AgTech/Agri Food Conference in Vietnam provides participants with opportunities to:
The Conference will be from Oct. 17 to 19, 2023 at The International Center for Interdisciplinary Science and Education (ICISE)
ICISE is a unique science and education institution located in the coastal city with spectacular views out over the sea and nearby mountains of Quy Nhon, Vietnam.
It welcomes national and international Conferences, specialized professional colloquia, as well as selected Thematic Schools, in particular for doctoral students and has full support and appreciation of the local and national authorities.
The Center includes a 350-seat auditorium, a conference room and many seminar rooms along with offices for study and research.
In addition, participants will also participate in two networking events in Ha Noi on Oct. 16, 2023 and in Ho Chi Minh City on Oct. 20, 2023.
The International AgTech/Agri Food Conference in Vietnam is being organized by:
The organizers are seeking support and cooperation of the following organizations :
Conference Participants are international business executives who are interested in:
- sourcing agri-related products/services made in Vietnam:
- selling their agri products/services in Vietnam;
- identifying and developing AgTech business opportunities with potential partners in Vietnam.
Targeted Industries include but not limited to:
- AgTech Industry.
- Software Development Services.
- Food Import/Export.
- Agricultural Products.
- Seafood Products.
Following is an outline of the whole working agenda for a week in Vietnam:
DAY 1: Sunday, Oct. 15:
Arrive in Hanoi - Relax - City Tour.
DAY 2: Monday, Oct. 16:
International AgTech Showcase - Networking sessions
Individual Company Visits -
DAY 3: Tuesday, Oct. 17:
AM: More individual meetings
PM: Depart to Quy Nhon (1 hour flight)
Reception - Networking
DAY 4: Wednesday, Oct. 18:
MAIN EVENT: International AgTech/Agri Food Conference - AgTech Showcase - Networking sessions
Sightseeing - Relax
DAY 5: Thursday, Oct. 19:
Depart to Ho Chi Minh City (1 hour flight)
DAY 6: Friday, Oct. 20:
Networking sessions - Individual meetings.
Day 7: Saturday, Oct. 21:
Note: The detailed agenda will be finalized 10 days prior to the arrival in Vietnam.
COST: $1,950.00 PER PERSON
Participation fee covers:
- Conference participation fee;
- All accommodation/meals;
- All ground transportation in Vietnam including airport transfer;
- In-country domestic airfares;
- Organizing/Consulting/Interpreting fees.
Cost DOES NOT cover:
- International airfare to and from Vietnam;
- Travel Insurance;
- Activities outside of the program;
To plan for your business mission to Vietnam, please send us your service request form so we can start working with you to make sure your trip will be productive.
Registration must be submitted by Sept. 15, 2023.
- for UVBC Members and
- for early registration received by/on Aug. 15, 2023
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Note: Some events are still being developed and not finalized yet.
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THE FIRST UVBC SOURCING MISSION TO VIETNAM IN MARCH 2023
San Jose, Feb. 20, 2023 – Mr. Trung Trinh, President of the US-Vietnam Business Council (UVBC) will lead the first UVBC sourcing mission to Vietnam from March 10 to April 5, 2023.
The mission participants include UVBC business members who are sourcing artcraft/handicraft and metal products made in Vietnam to be distributed in the US market.
They are Bryson Distributing located in Eugene, OR, Digital Marketing Service, Grand Rapids, MI and Consolidated Bearings Company headquartered in Cedar Knolls, NJ.
In addition to meeting with various manufacturers in and around Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh City, the mission will also meet with various international cooperation organizations in Vietnam to identify and develop specific projects in Vietnam and in the United States including:
- The Center for Vietnam Science & Technology International Promotion of the Ministry of Science and Technology.
- The National Institute of Agricultural Planning and Projection of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
- The Vietnam Cooperative Development Agency of The Ministry of Planning and Investment.
- The Vietnam Association of Mechanical Industry.
On Jan. 19, 2023, a meeting was organized by the US-Vietnam Business Council in cooperation with the Vietnam Trade Office in Washington DC to provide participants with:
- Updates on US-Vietnam Trade Development;
- UVBC past and upcoming events.
In addition to the Vietnam Trade Counselors and UVBC members, 12 companies executives from Vietnam and the US also participated in the meeting on-line.
Mr. Trung Trinh, President also announced UVBC 2023 Action Plan that includes but not limited to:
- A US Business Mission to Vietnam in March 2023.
- A Vietnam Business Mission to the US in the third quarter of 2023
- A series of Virtual Training Programs on Food Production, Safety, FDA rules and regulations....
- Technology Conference
UVBC is confident that with all above described activities, UVBC is becoming an effective platform to promote business cooperation between Vietnamese and American SMEs.
Mr. Nguyen Quang Vinh, Executive Vice President of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) met with UVBC delegation on October 29, 2022 to discuss on potential cooperation in assisting Vietnamese and American SMEs to look for business opportunities in Vietnam and in the US.
During the meeting, Mr. Nguyen expressed VCCI’s willingness to support UVBC ‘s mission and objectives. He also outlined a number of specific projects that UVBC and VCCI could collaborate in promoting further cooperation between Vietnamese and American Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).
On Oct. 29, 2022, Mr. Trung Trinh, President and Mr. Sean Lam, Vice President of the US Vietnam Business Council ̣UVBCĐ met with Mrs. Bui Thi Huy Hop, Deputy Director of the Promotion Center of Vietnam Science and Technology ̣(VISTIP) of the Ministry of Science and Technology in Ha Noi.
The meeting was to discuss cooperation between UVBC and the Center to promote and identify Science and Technology projects between the US and Vietnam.
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Mr. Trung Trinh, President of the US-Vietnam Business Council (UVBC) just concluded the first UVBC business mission that ran from Oct. 27 to 31, 2022 in Vietnam. The mission’s objective were to introduce UVBC to the business communities in Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh City. It was also to form a supporting network with various Vietnamese organizations/agencies for future business development.
The mission started with a Vietnam-US Business Roundtable Discussion organized by the Vietnam US Society in Ha Noi on Oct. 28, 2022 where the UVBC delegation met with an 32 representatives of Vietnamese companies to exchange business information and to understand the needs of Vietnamese SMEs.
The UVBC delegation also met with a number of agencies in charge of International Relations of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance to discuss forthcoming projects that UVBC could support, develop and implement in the future.
Washington DC – Mr. Trung Trinh, President of the US-Vietnam Business Council (UVBC) led a group of UVBC members to meet with the Hon. Nguyen Quoc Dzung, Ambassador of Vietnam to the US on July 15, 2022.
The meeting objective is to introduce the Council and its services to the Ambassador. It is also to ask for the support from the Ambassador and the Embassy staff on the council future activities .
In addition to the Ambassador, participants from the Embassy staff included Mr. Bui Huy Son, Mr. Do Hung, Counselors of the Vietnam Trade Office, and Mr. To Tuan, Counselor of the Chief Economic Officer.
Besides Mr. Trinh, the Council President, members of the Council participated in the meeting included: Mr. Kevin Morgan, CEO of Academic Language Solutions, Guilford, CT, Mr. Sean Lam, VP of International Programs of IM Systems Group, Rockville, MD, Mr. Ken Cooper, Chairman of the Access American Education, Philadelphia, PA and Dr. Uyen Nguyen, CEO of Agriculture & Automation Services based in Quang Trung Software Park, HCM City, Vietnam.
The meeting was concluded with the Ambassador's remarks that the Embassy of Vietnam in the US will be willing to support UVBC in carrying out any project that promote and strengthen the Vietnam-US relationship in business cooperation as well as in cultural, educational exchange programs.
(VAN) Jason Hafemeiser - Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs had an exclusive interview with Vietnam Agriculture Newspaper about agricultural cooperation between the two countries.
Vietnam and the United States are working extensively at high levels towards the goal of enhancing bilateral relations, in which agriculture plays a significant role.
On May 11, 2022, during a business trip with Vietnam's Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Minh Hoan had a meeting with the leaders of the US Department of Agriculture and you directly worked with with Minister Le Minh Hoan.
For more information: https://vietnamagriculture.nongnghiep.vn/removing-existing-barriers-in-agricultural-cooperation-between-vietnam-and-the-us-d326731.html
The Vietnam-US Society hosted an webinar on US-Vietnam Agri. Business Development on Sept 2021 participated by over 62 companies. The webinar agenda included presentations of agri. experts/organizations to address agri. product import/export , food safety training, AgTech Projects in Vietnam.
On May 23, 2019, The Vietnam - US Society in Ha Noi hosted a Vietnam US Business Roundtable to provide opportunities for over 25 companies and organizations to exchange information and experience in business cooperation between Vietnamese and American companies.
On June 30, 2017, A delegation of 12 Agricultural companies from Vietnam visited a number of farms in Salinas, a salad bowl of California to learn of agri product production and distribution. During the visit, the delegation was also introduced to the Western Growers Center of Technology to learn of new AgTech Development. The delegation was led by Mr. Nguyen Tri Ngoc, Vice President of the Federal of Agricultural Associations of Vietnam.
On Oct. 20, 2017, under a cooperation between the Vietnam IT Organization ̣VNITO and the Vietnam Resource Group, a first Vietnam-US AgTech Conference was organized in HCM City participated by over 100 agri-related companies. In addition to a networking session, the Conference offered various workshops on AgTech Development in the US and in Vietnam .
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