Media Notice No. 1 : APEC 2017 Small and Medium enterprises Ministerial Meeting (SMEMM), Ho Chi Minh City, 10-15/9/2017

I. General Information:

1. The APEC 2017 Small and Medium enterprises Ministerial Meeting (SMEMM) and related Meetings will be held from 10/9/2017 to 15/9/2017 in Ho Chi Minh city, Viet Nam.

2. Media representatives who wish to cover this event should register online at http://www.apec2017.vn (Menu Media – Section Accreditation).

Timeline for online media registration:  from 29/8/2017 to 5/9/2017.

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.

II. Tentative Press Program:

Day

Activities

Place

Time

Sunday

10/9

APEC O2O  Forum (Chinese Taipei)

 

Sheraton

15 minutes at the beginning

Monday

11/9

Workshop on Upgrading MSMEs Access  to Finance  in a Digital Age (Viet Nam)

Sheraton

 

15 minutes at the beginning

APEC Startup Forum (VCCI)

Reverie Saigon Hotel

15 minutes at the beginning

Tuesday

12/9

Workshop on APEC Digital Economy  (United States)

Sheraton

15 minutes at the beginning

APEC Startup Forum  (VCCI)

Reverie Saigon Hotel

15 minutes at the beginning

Wednesday

13/9

The 45th  APEC SMEWG Meeting

Sheraton

15 minutes at the beginning

Thursday

14/9

The 45th APEC SMEWG Meeting (Morning)

Sheraton

NO

Friday

15/9

The 24th APEC SMEMM Meeting  (morning)

Sheraton

15 minutes at the beginning

Press Conference the 24th APEC SMEMM Meeting   (about 1 hour in the afternoon)

Sheraton

 

OPEN

 

III. Contact details:

 

- For Accreditation and coverage arrangements or any further enquiries, please contact:
Press and Information Department,

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam

Email: media@apec2017.vn

Tel: +84 24 3799 2259/ +84 98 998 1991

Fax: +84 24 3823 4137

 

- For visa arrangement and entry procedures, please contact:

Foreign Press Center,

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam

Mr Dan Anh Tuan

Tel: +84 166 666 8866

Email: dananhtuan.mofa@gmail.com