USTDA Fostering U.S. Company Participation in Vietnam Airport Upgrades

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency will host the Vietnam Airport Operations and Development Reverse Trade Mission (RTM) from July 20 to 31, 2014. U.S. companies are being encouraged to participate in this RTM by attending the July 22 business briefing in Washington, DC; becoming a sponsor, or hosting the delegation.

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The delegation represents key aviation decision makers in Vietnam.

Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 30, 2014

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency will host the Vietnam Airport Operations and Development Reverse Trade Mission (RTM) from July 20 to 31, 2014. The RTM will familiarize senior executives from the Vietnamese aviation sector with technologies and best practices for airport infrastructure modernization and operational management. The RTM will focus on operational efficiency and profitability, airport capacity, and safety. The aim of the mission is to facilitate the exchange of information regarding the commercial, technological, and financial aspects of airport operation expansion and upgrades, and assist the Vietnamese executives and officials as they plan and implement sector modernization.

The delegation represents key aviation decision-makers in Vietnam from the Ministry of Transport, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV), the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), and the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV). ACV is the leading corporation for all air transportation and infrastructure management and is responsible for operating 21 airports in Vietnam. The delegation will be accompanied by a Commercial Specialist from the U.S. Commercial Service in Ho Chi Minh City to facilitate follow-up engagements for U.S. companies pursuing business in Vietnam. Meetings and site visits will take place in Washington, DC; Louisville, KY; Cincinnati, OH; and San Francisco, CA.

U.S. companies are being encouraged to participate in this RTM through:

  •     Attending the full-day business briefing on Tuesday, July 22 at USTDA Headquarters in Arlington, VA to hear the Vietnamese delegates speak about their current capabilities and upcoming projects and procurements.
The briefing will include a financing roundtable and a matchmaking opportunity for U.S. businesses to meet one-on-one with the delegates.
  •     Becoming a sponsor to get priority involvement with the delegation and increase visibility and awareness of your company’s brand.
  •     Hosting the delegation at your facilities or a customer’s site to discuss and demonstrate your capabilities and technologies in use.

This RTM is being organized on behalf of USTDA by The Webster Group, a leading Washington D.C. event and meeting planning company, in collaboration with Emerging Markets Infrastructure (EMI) and 3E Consulting. For more information about the Vietnam Airports RTM, to register for the business briefing, or to learn about sponsorship opportunities, please visit http://vietnamairports.poweredbytwg.com

About USTDA
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency helps companies create U.S. jobs through the export of U.S. goods and services for priority development projects in emerging economies. USTDA links U.S. businesses to export opportunities by funding project planning activities, pilot projects, and reverse trade missions while creating sustainable infrastructure and economic growth in partner countries.


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