Australian water delegation to Vietnam 7-11 November 2016 – program now available

The Australian Water Association in partnership with the Australian and Vietnam Governments invite you to participate in the Australian water delegation to Vietnam 7-11 November 2016.  The program for the delegation is now available for download here and involves:  

  • Pre departure briefing: hear from public and private sector organisations working in Vietnam and gain tips on doing business in Vietnam before you depart
  • Day 1: Site tour of water utilities in the Mekong Delta region interested in Australian technology and services
  • Day 2 : In-country briefing: gain a first-hand understanding of the experiences, lessons, opportunities and challenges of doing business in Vietnam. Welcome reception host by the Australian Consul General and Australian Ambassador to Vietnam
  • Day 3: Vietwater begins: Exhibit at the Australian pavilion at Vietwater’16 - the largest water exhibition in Vietnam attracting over 10,000 delegates from across the world. Tailored business introductions and networking drinks with the Vietnamese water sector
  • Day 4: Vietwater: Speak at the technical seminar and participate in the AWA Water quality workshop and technology demonstration seminar. Join the keynote session of Peter Moore, AWA President and COO of WaterCorp, on Australia’s experience in managing drought
  • Day 5: Vietwater: Join the workshop between Australian and Vietnam water utilities to facilitate twinning, join the Australia-Vietnam roundtable discussion on public-private partnership. Hear about upcoming tender joint venture opportunities with Vietnamese water utilities and private sector companies. Farewell party for Australian delegates host by the Vietnam Water Supply and Sewerage Association.
Vietwater16 Program
There are opportunities for the travel costs to be reimbursed through State and Commonwealth government assistance programs. Participants are encouraged to contact their State Government Trade and Investment agency to access support.
The Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme is a key Australian Government financial assistance program for aspiring and current exporters and reimburses up to 50% of your travel expenses.

To register for the delegation please click here.

Contact An Nguyen, AWA International Coordinator if you would like to receive more information: ANguyen@awa.asn.au or 02 9467 8436.