Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City is the most populated metropolitan area in Vietnam, with over 9 million people.
The city centre is situated on the banks of the Saigon River, south of Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City is the economic centre of Vietnam and accounts for the majority of Vietnam’s economic turnover, accounting for 20% of the Vietnam’s GDP.
The economy of Ho Chi Minh City consists of industries ranging from mining, seafood processing, agriculture, and construction, to tourism, finance, industry and trade.
Ho Chi Minh City aims to become an important hi-tech city in the country and the South-East Asia region. It already has a software park and high-tech park in the outer districts of the city. The aim of these parks was to allow multinational companies from developed countries, to use this as an outsourcing location. The city now has three export processing zones and twelve industrial parks, in addition to the technology districts. Ho Chi Minh has become an important location for international trade fairs, including Analytica Vietnam.
Saigon Exhibition & Convention Centre
The Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC, HCM) has all facilities of a modern exhibition venue built and managed to meet the highest international standards. SECC provides a world-class infrastructure for international exhibitors and serves as a one-stop resource, providing the right setting for international exhibitors, trade shows and corporate events.