VINASA Holds Roundtable on Vietnam at Northern Virginia Technology Council

IMG_2044Representatives from Vietnam's Ministry of Planning and Investment, VINASA, major export processing zones and Tan Thuan Corporation on March 26 spoke at a roundtable event hosted at the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC). The focus was on how the country is transforming itself as a rising hub for software, IT services and manufacturing, and explore opportunities for partnership and collaboration with US companies. 

Speakers included:

  • Mr. Dao Tran Nhan, Minister Counselor (Trade), Head of The Trade Office, Embassy of Vietnam 
  • Nguyen Tan Phuoc, Vice Chairman, Ho Chi Minh City Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority (HEPZA)
  • Nguyen Thi Thu Giang, Deputy General Secretary, Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA)
  • Dr. Le Tuyen Cu, Deputy General Director, Economic Zones Management Department, Ministry of Planning and Investment
  • Y.T. Young, President, Tan Thuan Corporation (TTC) 

For more information, see Dr. Le Tuyen Cu'presentation.

IMG_2051Vietnam Software & IT Services Association (VINASA) is the only national association which have company members doing business in software, digital content, IT services in Vietnam. VINASA currently comprises nearly 300 company members, employing about 70{60f64eca3a32b5bb2ea8b8157c42bed521fa6a22c1f99cb6807b444ebbebb257} of the total number of professional programmers, accounts for about 75{60f64eca3a32b5bb2ea8b8157c42bed521fa6a22c1f99cb6807b444ebbebb257} of software production in Vietnam. VINASA acts as a bridge between the Government and the software business community, to protect and promote the interests of VINASA member companies, help to develop the Vietnam software and IT services industry. VINASA's main activities including: Policy building and lobbying; ICT application promotion programs; Software and IT Outsourcing; Education, training and human resource development; Consulting and researching; PR and marketing supporting activities; Awards, certifications, acknowledgement of outstanding software products/solutions, IT services, companies. 

Tan Thuan Corporation (TTC) is a joint venture company between CT&D Group from Taiwan andHo Chi Minh City Government. TTC is developing industry, technology and manufacturing parks around Vietnam as well as new cities to welcome a thriving population. The company is credited for developing the first export processing zone in Vietnam in 1991, and also built Phu My Hung New City Center. As a major infrastructure developeras well as a foreign company in Vietnam, TTC brings us unique viewpoints as a foreign investor and its almost 25-year investment experience in Vietnam. 

For further inquiries, please contact:

Ms. Nguyen Thi Thu Giang
Deputy General Secretary
Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA)
11 Floor, Cung Tri Thuc Buiding, 80 Tran Thai Tong Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Email: nttgiang@vinasa.org.vn
Tel: + 84-4-35772336
Fax: +84-4-35772337
Mobile: 0912012010
Website: www.vinasa.org.vn

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