The US President Donald Trump is going to arrive in Da Nang, Vietnam on November 10 to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum 2017 (APEC 2017). The White House said in the statement released on October, 16. On November 11, the President Donald Trump officially visits Hanoi and attend bilateral meetings with the Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang and senior Vietnamese leaders.
Participation in APEC of other heads of state
Together with Mr. Donald Trump, many other heads of state attend the APEC CEO Summit 2017.
Mr. Vu Tien Loc, who is the President of Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the Chairman of the APEC CEO Summit 2017 said that besides the US President Donald Trump, who confirmed the attendance, other heads of state including the president of China Xi Jinping, the president of Russia Vladimir Putin and the president of Japan Shinzo Abe have expressed the interest in attending and speaking at the APEC CEO Summit 2017. However, the Chairman of the VCCI said VCCI is waiting for the official confirmation on this matter.
According to Mr. Loc, the US President Donald Trump will attend and deliver a keynote speech to the business community at the APEC CEO Summit 2017 held in Da Nang in the upcoming early November.
It is known that in May, as the chairman of the APEC CEO Summit 2017, Mr. Vu Tien Loc sent an official letter to the US president Donald Trump and other leaders to invite them to the APEC CEO Summit 2017 and have a dialogue with the business community during the Senior Week.
APEC CEO Summit will be held from 8 to 10 of November 2017 in Da Nang. The conference is expected to involve 1,000 delegates including presidents, general directors of multinational corporations and leading companies coming from APEC member countries and many other nations all over the world.
Some basic information about APEC 2017
The main theme of the APEC 2017 is “Generating a new motivation and mutually creating a common future”. This important conference will be honored to welcome the speakers who are the current leaders of the APEC economies, the leaders of great enterprises, leading experts in international and regional economics to attend, speak and discuss different issues, which is aimed at enhancing the cooperation and promoting the development of economic development.
The APEC CEO Summit 2017 is one of the most important events for APEC businesses in general and Vietnam in particular. This year, the conference will be attended by leading corporations and companies in the world, particularly, from major economies such as the United States, China, Russia, Japan and South Korea.
Within the framework of the conference, besides the discussion, there will be a series of direct business meetings to seek opportunities for business cooperation and investment between Vietnamese and international enterprises.
It is said that in addition to APEC CEO Summit, within the scope of the Senior Week, there are other conferences for enterprises such as APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC), which is held for the fourth time from 4 to 6 of November 2017; Vietnam Business Summit and the dialogue between ABAC and APEC leaders.
In a related event, on the morning of October 15, in the framework of Da Nang Investment Forum, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc cut the inauguration band of Ariyana International Convention Center, which is regarded as the key project serving the APEC Week Senior 2017.
With a total area of 12,000 square meters, the Grand Ballroom with a capacity of 2,500 seats, the connection to the Furama Da Nang International Convention Palace, Ariyana Convention Center is the largest conference and seminar complex in Vietnam which can accommodate 5,000 seats and 15 function rooms.
The Ariyana Convention Center together with Furama Danang will become the place where most of the events of the APEC Summit 2017 are held, including APEC CEO Summit. It is expected that the leaders of the 21 APEC member economies together with about 10,000 international and domestic delegates involving the leaders of top-ranking international and regional corporations and the representatives of prestigious international organizations will arrive to take part in various activities on this occasion. The project is invested by Sovico Group.