Hanoi, 13 September - with the attendance of world leaders and almost 1,000 delegates from multinational corporations, the World Economic Forum (WEF) ASEAN is the largest multilateral foreign affairs event organised by Vietnam in 2018. The conference took place from the 11th to the 13th of September under the theme: “ASEAN 4.0: Entrepreneurship and the Fourth Industrial Revolution”.
EuroCham was well represented at the event. Co-Chairman Denis Brunetti, President of Ericsson Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia & Laos, gave a speech on the Internet of Things (IoT) and moderated a discussion on Digital Access (5G) as an enabler for Industry 4.0.
In addition, EuroCham delegates, led by Vice-Chairman Tomaso Andreatta, attended the Vietnam Business Summit 2018, linked to the high-level summit, which brought together over 1,000 foreign and Vietnamese businesses. The summit, held on the last day of the WEF ASEAN 2018 in Hanoi, was an opportunity for local and international firms to share experiences and spot opportunities to invest in the country. Hosted by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), the event was chaired by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and WEF President Borge Brende.