Gathering Talents, Connecting Business, Jun 23, 2012

Vietnam2020 Organizes the 1st Career Networking Event for Companies and Vietnamese Students in Singapore

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June 23, 2012
Shaw Foundation Alumni House
National University of Singapore

Gathering Talents, Connecting Business Details

SINGAPORE – 7 May, 2012 – The Association of Vietnamese Professionals in Singapore Vietnam2020 organizes the first career networking event for Vietnamese companies in Singapore named “Gathering Talents, Connecting Business” on 23, June, 2012 at the Shaw Foundation Alumni House, Singapore. The event provides a platform for companies in Vietnam to recruit experienced Vietnamese professionals in Singapore as well as network with Singapore-based companies for future partnership opportunities.

“Gathering Talents, Connecting Business” is initiated by the Enterprise Family, a sub-group of Vietnam2020 that comprises of active members sharing the goal to enhance the business relationship between Vietnam and Singapore. The Enterprise Family strategically partners with the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Ho Chi Minh City branch (VCCI-HCM) and the Singapore Business Group (SBG) to approach companies and business associations in Vietnam. The event comprises of Career Fair, Workshops on talents engagement and management, panel discussion on strategic business partnership between Vietnam and Singapore and Networking session with members of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry and other Singapore-based companies.

The “Gathering Talents, Connecting Business” event is highly complimented by Mr. Vo Ta Han, the founder of Vietnam2020. “In recent years, Vietnam just passed the early stages of its global economic integration and is ready to kick off. Regarding the economic aspect, human resources play an important role for companies in Vietnam. Meanwhile, Singapore has been considered as the ideal place to nurture Vietnamese talents. Among many Vietnamese communities all over the world, the Vietnamese community in Singapore comprises the most highly educated people. Also, this community is young and geographically close to Vietnam. I believe the event provides an excellent opportunity for both sides to meet and understand more about each other,” said Mr. Vo Ta Han.

Dr. Dau Van Huan, Project Director of the event, said: “The past 10 years witnessed a regular increase in the number of Vietnamese students studying in Singapore. Statistics show that there has been around 8,000 Vietnamese students graduating from Singapore universities and most of them are staying working in MNCs in Singapore. Based on the survey conducted by the Enterprise Family, many Vietnamese professional in Singapore plan to go back and work in Vietnam in the future. At the same time, the demand to attract international experienced professionals among companies in Vietnam is increasing. This motivates the Enterprise Family to organise this event for both sides to meet and discuss directly, creating more opportunities to strengthen business in Vietnam.”

More information on the event can be found at

Gathering Talents, Connecting Business Companies

About VIETNAM2020

The Association of Vietnamese Professionals in Singapore (Vietnam2020 or VN2020) was established in 2007 by Mr Vo Ta Han, one of the most prominent Vietnamese overseas. Vietnam2020 is a platform to connect the young professionals who are working or studying in Singapore. The mission of Vietnam2020 is to create the bonding among the Vietnamese professionals community in Singapore and to build a bridge between the two countries.

Vietnam2020 is led by an Executive Board, under the advisory of a Board of Directors, which includes prominent Vietnamese businessmen and intellectuals who are holding prestigious positions in various corporations, organizations and institutes in Singapore as well as other countries. Vietnam2020 also works closely with the Vietnamese student associations of the three top universities in Singapore (NUS, NTU and SMU). Vietnam2020 is structured into 6 groups (families): Event & Conference Group (Polaris), Banking & Finance Family, Engineering & Science Family, Mekong group, Enterprise Family, IT Family (The Creatives)

About Enterprise Family

The Enterprise Family is a sub-group of Vietnam2020, nurturing Vietnamese entrepreneurs who have established their businesses in Singapore as well as young Vietnamese with high entrepreneur spirit. The Family’s mission is to support the business activities of the members, to promote entrepreneurship among the young Vietnamese and to facilitate the business connection between Singapore and Vietnam.

For media enquiries, please contact:

Hoang Thi Minh Ngoc
PR & Marketing Head
Enterprise Family
Mobile: +65 9784 9217
Email: [email protected].

For event enquiries, please contact:

Ms. Huynh Minh Ha
Business Information Center, VCCI – HCM
Mobile: (+84) 908454749
Email: [email protected] .

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