Weekly Bullet Points from the Executive Director, Phil Johns [9 March 2017]

Dear Members and Friends,
  • Tomorrow, 10 March: SEA Manufacturing and what this means for Vietnam. Click here.
  • Thursday, 16 March: Do you need an update on work permits and other employment issues for foreigners? Click here.
  • Considering nominating to serve on AusCham’s Board? Nominations close 20 March. AGM is on 28 March.
  • Save the Date! Immediately after AGM on 28 March in HCMC (approx 7pm), AusCham members (and friends) are invited to join a complimentary buffet dinner with the Victorian Government, including State Minister for Trade and Innovation and Education. More to follow.
  • NSW Chamber of Commerce will host a Food & Beverage Showcase and Business Matching in HCMC on 21 March 2017 from 2-5pm. Click here.
  • CPA Australia’s recent report concludes that Vietnam’s SMEs are outperforming regional rivals.
  • Sight restored, the “boy in the iconic photo” last week travelled to Australia, as a grown up man, for the 25th anniversary of the Fred Hollows Foundation. Click here.
  • Last Tuesday, we hosted a Special Sundowners with 170 people in attendance. View the 60 sec video here.
  • Saturday night, New Zealand Wine & Food Festival. Click here.
  • Advertisements below from Vietnam Airlines with its new Sydney-Hanoi route that launches on 28 March – and JW Mariott Phu Quoc.
  • Welcome to new member, The Anam (Nha Trang) and renewing member, CPA Australia. New NGO, Amazin Le Thi


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