18th World Electronics Forum
13-16 May, 2013
Hanoi, Vietnam
• The World Electronics Forum (WEF) is a voluntary
gathering of CEOs and Directors of electronics industry
associations worldwide. Founded in 1995, WEF meets
annually to discuss major topics of common interest to
the various associations, exchange information on
services and data and strengthen relations between
associations for the benefit and service of our industries
•The 18th Annual World Electronics Forum (WEF) will
be held in Hanoi, Vietnam from May 13-16, 2013. The
host association for the 18th WEF is Vietnam Electronic
Association (VEIA).
Country Background (2010)
Area: 329,560 sq km
Population: 86.93 million
GDP: $US 107.650 billion
Per Capita GDP: $US 1,238
• GDP Growth rate: 6.23%
• Language: Vietnamese
• Literacy: 90.3%
Short Brief of Vietnam Electronic Industry
In 2012 although Vietnam economy under the influence
of global economy crisis, growth of Vietnam Electronics
Industry is remarkable: export of the industry in 2012
reach $US 20.5 billion, 18% of total export, in which :
- Mobile Phone and accessories : $US 12.6 billion.
- Computer and components : $US 7.9 billion.
2013 forecast : FDI into Vietnam Electronics Industry
increase, export reach 22-25 $US billion and the
industry become Export No.1 of country economy.
About Hanoi (i)
October 2010 officially marked 1000 years
since the establishment of the city
About Hanoi (ii)
• Hanoi, the capital and the second largest city of
Vietnam is a fusion of the ancient and the modern.
Located on the right bank of the Red River, the
capital City unwinds a picture rich with culture,
architecture and human diversity, deep in history,
monuments, museums, galleries and gardens.
Comprising of two contrasting yet harmonious parts,
the Old Quarter with 36 ancient streets and New
Quarter, the city is a travel hub of Northern Vietnam.
• It generates a mesmerizing charm reflecting wellcomposed and spacious streets under the shade of
beautifully lined avenues of trees and imposing
Government buildings. Hanoi has expanded and
now encompasses residential and commercial
development to the west and south.
About Hanoi (iii)
• Area : 3.324 sq. Kms
• Population : 6.448 million for the metropolitan
jurisdiction, in which 2.6 million for urban district
• Literacy rate : 90.3%
• Languages : Vietnamese
• Average Temperature (in May):
- Maximum 31,5 Degree Celsius,
- Minimum 24,4 Degree Celsius.
Venue : Hanoi Daewoo Hotel (i)
Hanoi Daewoo Hotel (ii)
• Located in the rapidly developing commercial and
diplomatic Ba Dinh district of Hanoi, Daewoo Hotel
features the largest room inventory in the city. The
hotel’s décor harmoniously blends contemporary décor
and Vietnamese art. Since its opening in 1996, Hanoi
Daewoo Hotel has created its own unique history. From
Royalties to various Presidents and Prime Ministers such
as H.E Bill Clinton, H.E. V. Putin, H.E. Hu Jin Tao … and
as official APEC 2006 hotel, Hanoi Daewoo Hotel has
always played the perfect host; delighting every guest of
every event with an unparalleled.
• The Noi Bai International Airport is 30 kilometers away
from the hotel; by car approximately 45 minutes to reach
the hotel.
Hanoi Daewoo Hotel (iii)
• Amenities:
- Internet Free-of-Charge
- Complimentary buffet breakfast
- Complimentary shuttle bus to downtown (3 times/day on
weekdays; 2 times/day on weekends and public holidays)
- 80 meter outdoor swimming pool
- Indoor Golf Driving Range
- Gymnasium & SPA
- Beauty Saloon & Barber
• Check-in/Out (Guest arriving before 13th and leaving after
17th – please inform us)
– Check in
Check out
: 13th May, 2013
: 17th May 2013
Conference Venue
• Opening Ceremony and WEF Meeting : Grand Ballroom
of Hanoi Daewoo Hotel
• Facilities :
- Tea/Cofee/Snacks/Lunch (Veg/Non-Veg) [NoBeef/Pork]
- Laptop Charging Facility
- OHP/Screen
- Wireless Microphone
- Translater Equipment
Tentative Program
WEF Program
13th,May * Arrival of Delegates to Hanoi .
* Welcome Dinner at Hotel (Spouse to Join)
Tuesday 14th,May WEF Meeting
* Gathering & Registration
* Introduction of Vietnam Government
Representatives and WEF Delegates
* Welcome & Keynote Speech
Coffee Break & Group Picture
* Presentations of CEA and Associations
* Discussion
Tentative Program (cont.)
14th,May Lunch
* Presentations of Associations (cont.)
Coffee Break
* Plenary Discussion
* Drafting and Approving of update documents.
* Next Host
Official Farewell Dinner
Wednesday 15th,May * Factory Tour : Visit Thang Long Industrial Zone
* City Tour
16th,May Ha Long Bay Tour ( all day)
17th May * Check out
* Departure
Program for Spouse
13th,May * Arrival of Delegates to Hanoi .
* Welcome Dinner at Hotel
14th,May * Tours & Shopping around Hanoi : Van Phuc
Silk Village and Bat Trang Ceramic Village.
15th,May * Free Time (Shopping in Silk Street…)
* City Tour (Delegates to Join)
16th,May Ha Long Bay Tour ( all day)
17th,May * Check out
* Departure
Ha Long Bay
Ha Long Bay
• Enjoy a tour of the Ha Long Bay. The Bay is situated 165
km from Hanoi, reachable by a 3 hours Road Journey.
• Ha Long Bay, in the Gulf of Tonkin, includes some 1,600
islands and islets, forming a spectacular seascape of
limestone pillars. Because of their precipitous nature, most
of the islands are uninhabited and unaffected by a human
presence. The site's outstanding scenic beauty is
complemented by its great biological interest.
• The Bay is famous for its scenic ocean karst topography
and is often included in lists of natural wonders of the world.
• In 1994, the core zone of Hạ Long Bay was listed by
UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Arrangements envisaged
• Airport Pick-up and Drop :
- In Monday 13th, May, 2013 VEIA staff will be at the Noi Bai
International Airport to receive and arrange transportation
and coordinating welcome of each delegates and onward
transportation to Hotel.
- Other VEIA staff will be at Hanoi Daewoo Hotel Reception
to coordinate and receive and guide the guest for easy
check-in. Hotel will do traditional Vietnamese Welcome to all
guest and a separate Desk for documentation at the Hotel
Lobby. Our staff will also be coordinating activities and
movements of Spouse for local transportation/shopping etc.
• Health :
Vietnam-French Hospital in Hanoi would be the referral
hospital for any emergency.
Mr. Nguyen Duc Thong, Vice Chairman of VEIA
Mr. John T. Kelley, CEA - WEF Secretariat
Mr. Tran Quang Hung, Deputy Secretary General
Ms. Nguyen Thi Hoan, staff
Ms. Tran Phuong Diep, staff
VEIA Head Office
Email :
Phone : 84-4 3933.2845
Fax : 84-4 3933.2846
Thank you for your attention !
Hope to see you in Hanoi !

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