Media notice: APEC Business Advisory Council Meeting (ABAC) and the APEC Voices of the Future 2017 Forum

The APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) meeting will take place from 4th  – 6th November 2017 at Ariyana Convention Center, Furama Hotel, Da Nang city.
The APEC Voices of the Future 2017 Forum will take place from 5th – 11th November 2017 at Palm Garden hotel, Hoi An, Quang Nam.  

1. Media representatives who wish to cover the above-mentioned events should register online at http://www.apec2017.vn. at MEDIA/ACCREDITATION folder.

2. Timeline for online media registration:  from October 17th to October 28th, 2017.

3. Passport and Visa requirements:
Media representatives coming from overseas are required to possess passports or other applicable travel documents being valid at least 6 months with press visas upon their entries to Viet Nam.
Media representatives from economies which do not have visa exemption agreements with Viet Nam are advised to contact the respective-Viet Nam Embassies/Consulates in the Media Registration Form (visa pick-up place) to apply/pick up entries visa to Viet Nam.

4. Contacts:
For accreditation and coverage arrangements:
Press and Information Department,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam
Pham Hoang Tung(Mr)
Tel: +84 24 3799 3137
Fax: +84 24 3823 4137
Email: hoangtung.p@gmail.com  

For information about ABAC meeting:
Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Tran Thi Minh Hue (Ms)
Tel: + 84 989084948
Email: huetm@vcci.com.vn

For information about APEC Voices of the Future 2017 Forum:
The Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union
Le Hong Nhung (Ms)
Tel: +84904746799
Email: lehongnhung2@gmail.com

For visa arrangement and entry procedures:
Foreign Press Center
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam
Mr. Dan Anh Tuan
Cell: +84 166 666 8866
Email: dananhtuan.mofa@gmail.com