Co-Hosted Event: AmCham Supplier Day 2018
Co-Hosted Event: AmCham Supplier Day 2018
When: 07:00 h - 19:00 h, Thu 4 October 2018
Where: White Palace Convention Center
Category: Events


Singapore Business Group HCMC (SBG), in collaboration with American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham), is pleased to be co-hosting the AmCham Supplier Day 2018 on 4th October 2018 at White Palace Convention Center.

The 5th Annual AmCham Supplier Day continues and expands the successes of previous Supplier Day events from 2014 – 2017. The AmCham Manufacturer Committee this year will offer additional exhibitor spaces over last year and have expanded expert presentations on insightful topics along with a panel discussion for the all day event. It will be an opportunity for your company to display your products and meet other manufacturers and suppliers to establish a business relationship with them and expand your network. This year advances the partnership with other Chamber of Commerce’s and local organizations endeavor to build the Vietnam supply chain. The event this year will double the number of participating manufacturers and suppliers from 2017.

Event Description


AmCham Supplier Day 2018 will be an all day event with presentations about integrating SMEs into the global value chain.

Morning presentations are:

  • • Session 1: “Enhancing Enterprise Competitiveness”, World Bank
  • • Session 2: “Project Information – How to get connected”, LinkSME USAID
  • • Session 3: “Management Quality – Provincial Competitive Index”, Duke University

Afternoon sessions are divided into two groups:

  • • Session 4: Women In Business
    • Session 4a: “Benefits of Woman Owned Certification”, WeConnect
    • Session 4b: “Dream Builders”, Arizona State University
    • Session 4c: “Woman Leadership Challenges”, Tower Watson/HRB
  • • Session 5: Doing Business With Foreign Companies
    • Session 5a: “Supplier requirements for successful integration”, SCSI
    • Session 5b: TBD
    • Session 5c: TBD

Panel Discussion

Following the last afternoon sessions, there will be a panel where manufacturers and suppliers will discuss successes, challenges and how to effectively engage each other to build the supplier/manufacturer relationship. What does it really take? What were the pathways to a successful engagement?

Free Floating Matching

Unlike Supplier Day 2017 where manufacturers and suppliers were first matched and scheduled to meet face-to-face, Supplier Day 2018 will have “Free Floating Matching Sessions” for registered participants. Tables will be available to companies who want to talk on a first-come-first-use basis if needed.

Networking Session

At the end of the event will be a Networking Session with finger food and free flow beer and wine for event participants to mingle and continue meeting each other. It is fantastic time to meet new people not met during the day and make new contacts.


Room: Ball Room
07:00 Exhibitor Setup
08:00 Registration (Exhibition opens)
09:00 Welcoming remarks from Manufacturing Committee
09:05 Welcoming Remarks from AmCham
09:10 Welcoming Remarks US Consulate
09:20 Welcoming Remarks VN Government

Session 1: Enhancing Enterprise Competitiveness – World Bank Q&A

10:15 Break

Session 2: Project Information – How to get connected, LinkSMEs Q&A


Session 3: Management Quality – Provincial Competitive Index, Duke University Q&A


Room: Crystal 1

Session 4: Women In Business
13:30 Session 4a: Benefits of Woman Owned Certification, WEConnect
14:10 Session 4b: Dream Builders, Arizona State University
14:50 Session 4c: Women Leadership Challenges  Tower Watson/ HRB

Room: Crystal 2

Session 5: Doing Business In The Global Value Chain
13:30 Session 5a: Customer requirements for successful integration
14:10 Session 5b: TBD
14:50 Session 5c: TBD
Room: Crystal 1
15:30 Panel Discussion

Room: Platinum 1

17:00 Networking
19:00 Event Ends

(*) Sessions will be in English with Vietnamese interpretation.


Registered Online

Exhibitor Tables

Exhibitor tables are available for rent by both manufacturers and suppliers to display products and services, company profiles and one (01) standee or backdrop.

Table sizes: 1.8m x 0.9m

Standee size: no larger than 1.8m x 0.8m

Backdrop: same as the table size

Seventy (70) tables are available at a cost of 5,000,000 VND for each company.

Each Exhibitor will be provided with 2 tickets for entry to AmCham Supplier Day 2018 with Free Floating Matching, Lunch Buffet, Presentation Session, Panel Discussion and Networking Session with buffet.

Registration Deadline: Please register via the link above and settle your payment no later than September 04, 2018. Cancellation must be made 02 weeks prior to the event, otherwise you will be charged.


Participant Tickets

Participant tickets where each ticket provides entry for one person to AmCham Supplier Day 2018, access to the Exhibitor Area, Session presentations, Panel Discussion, Buffet Lunch and Networking Session.

Each ticket costs 1,500,000 VND.

Registration Deadline: Please register via the link above and settle your payment no later than September 20, 2018. Cancellation must be made 01 weeks prior to the event, otherwise you will be charged.



Ms. Mai Huong | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | +84 8 38243562.

Ms. Cat Anh | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | +84 28 3824 3743.

White Palace Convention Center
194 Hoang Van Thu, Ward 9, Phu Nhuan District
Ho Chi Minh City
Phu Nhuan District
Contact information
Ms. Cat Anh
(+84) 28 3824 3743