BeLuxCham Gala Night & Business Awards 2023

We are extremely proud to announce to you: our Gala Night. We hope to see you to celebrate our 20 year anniversary and 50 years of diplomatic relationship between Belgium and Vietnam.

BeLuxCham has the honor to co-organize this event together with our Belgian Embassy in Hanoi! The evening will launch a special project in collaboration with our Belgian Embassy, Unicef Vietnam, and Tam Nhung Social Enterprise. We will announce our Business Awards winners, have a live auction, and enjoy a live band with a Belgian twist.

BeLuxCham members: 2,500,000 VND/seat

Non-members: 3,000,000 VND/seat

[Support Event] Seminar CEO Insights: Navigating the Impact of Decree 13 on Customer Data Management

Vietnam’s Decree 13 on Personal Data Protection (PDP) has been in effect for over three months now, beginning on July 1, 2023. In response, businesses are strongly advised to promptly implement measures to safeguard their customers’ personal data. Some notable points from the decree include:

  • Notification of Sensitive Personal Data Processing: Data subject shall receive information regarding the types of personal data being collected, the purposes of collection and processing, and the entities with access to this data.
  • Right to Claim Damage: The data subject has the right to claim damage as prescribed by law when there are violations against regulations on protection of his/her personal data, unless otherwise agreed by parties or unless otherwise prescribed by law. 
  • Outbound Transfer of Personal Data: To transfer personal data of Vietnamese citizens to a location outside the territory of Vietnam, the sender must make a dossier on assessment of impact of outbound transfer of personal data and carry out the procedures.
  • Personal Data Protection Measures: Personal data controller cum processors are required to adopt measures for protecting personal data from the beginning of and throughout the processing of personal data. This includes the necessity to operate on a secure network and the ability to expunge personal data within a 72-hour timeframe, etc.

With the decree now in effect, how does your business fare in terms of managing customer personal data? What measures should your business adopt to guarantee the security of all customer information in line with the government’s latest decree? What shifts do you foresee in data management practices for businesses?

Join us at the seminar hosted by AHT Tech, Safecoms, CanCham, EuroCham, CCIFV and BeluxCham for a comprehensive exploration of:

  • Decree 13: Key Provisions for Businesses in Vietnam
  • Best Practices in Safeguarding Customer Personal Data
  • Adopting Data Management Practices in Line with the New Decree
  • Q&A Session

Language: English & Vietnamese

Format: In-Person Event

Date and Venue:

  • Hanoi: October 24th, 2023, 3pm – 5pm at AHT Tech Office – 1st Floor, Mitec Building, Duong Dinh Nghe Street, Cau Giay, Hanoi
  • Ho Chi Minh City: October 25th, 2023, 3pm – 5pm at AHT Tech Office – 6th Floor, Vietdata Building, 234 Ung Van Khiem, Ward 25, Binh Thanh, Ho Chi Minh City


  • Mr. Quach Huynh Nhu Hop, Director of Consulting at AHT Tech
  • Mr. Eddy Bellavoine, Chief Commercial Officer at Safecoms – Thailand
  • Additional speakers to be announced

Register here:

[Support Event] the Vietnam HR Summit 2023.[Support Event]

If you’re an expat living in Ho Chi Minh City, you’re likely aware of the vibrant business landscape here. As a foreigner, building a robust network can be a game-changer for your career and personal growth. And here’s an excellent opportunity to do just that – the Vietnam HR Summit 2023.

This is a bilingual event with a live interpreting booth.

Unlocking Knowledge and Connections

The Vietnam HR Summit 2023 officially opens the ticket gate, promising to usher in an impressive wave of knowledge and a robust network for Business Leaders and HR Professionals. 

  • Venue: The Adora Center | 431 Hoang Van Thu, Tan Binh District, HCMC

Most Leaders today are cautious while navigating their businesses through the tempest of economic crises, adeptly responding to challenging issues such as supply chain disruptions, dwindling orders, sluggish capital allocation, or domestic labor market fluctuations.

Out of adversity comes opportunity. Challenges shape Resilient Leaders. 

According to the latest report in May 2023, the General Statistics Office of Vietnam highlights some bright spots in the overall picture of the national economy. This indicates that Vietnamese businesses have the potential to make a remarkable turnaround in the latter months of 2023 and are prepared for an explosive scenario in 2024 in uncertain times. The essential elements are the wisdom of organizational Leaders and the necessary conditions derived from the forefront of Human Resources coordination capabilities.

Standing shoulder to shoulder with businesses in realizing sustainable growth strategies is what HRM nowadays always aims for. What efforts do businesses in general, and Human Resources in particular, need to make to achieve this? All will be illuminated through 10 topics, ranging from a macroscopic perspective to practical experiences at the Vietnam HR Summit 2023. Let’s embark on this enlightening journey together in uncertain time!

Highly selected speakers based on their expertise and industry reputation from Dragon Capital, Mercer, Great Place To Work, Techcombank, L&A Holdings, AkzoNobel, v.v.

Join us to figure out answers to the series of strategic questions:

⁉ How to put people at the center of innovative strategy?

⁉ How to sharpen analytical thinking and contribute to a successful business in uncertain times?

⁉ How to enhance the capacity of resilient and persistent Leadership?

⁉ How to take advantage of AI Technology Strategy, Chat GPT as a multiplier of efficiency, optimizing all types of costs?

TopicKey deliveries
Vietnam Economic SnapshotVietnam macro economy outlook – now & future. Its implication to businesses and organizations
Workforce of the Future – What are Factors for business success?Region and Vietnam workforce landscape for growth – trends, challenges, opportunities, readiness, preparation; Factors to shift from Surviving to Thriving 
Accelerating Growth through Uncertainty with Technology1. How HR technology transformation helps drive better business outcomes (revenue & profitability).2. Introduce current & emerging technologies that can apply to key HR domains: reporting & data analytics, HRIS, learning, talent acquisition, performance management etc.3. Opportunities & challenges/barriers when adopting HR technologies – please be specific, and how to leverage and address them4. The future technology landscape – How ChatGPT & AI impact to organizations & HR
Human-centric Work ModelsWhat it is and how it helps to boost employee performance & other key talent outcomes?(flexible work experiences, intentional collaboration and empathy-based management)
Panel discussionEnterprise Innovation as a Driver of GrowthHow to unlock, speed up, and scale enterprise innovation?
DEI – From Awareness to ActionWhat it is? How is it important? Where we are now? How to raise awareness? How to move from awareness to action? Challenges? Tips? Sharing with real examples
Leadership Resilience to Thrive in Challenging TimesWhat it is; Why it is important; How to develop resilient leadership skills with specific examples in the workplace
Panel discussionEnhancing HR Operational EfficiencyHow to enhance HR operational efficiency, focusing on Processes simplification, HR Shared-service / Self-service / outsoucing, Capability, HR Technology, robust HR operations team
Defining Your Meaningful Purpose in Challenging TimesWhat is purpose & its role in life and work? How to figure out? Illustrate by stories.
Panel discussionHR Strategies to shift from Surviving to ThrivingHR strategies for Emerging Trends and Business Success, around Capability, Culture, Org structure/Design (with a customer-centric approach for growth)

And… what else?

– Over 1000 Leaders and HR Professionals are eagerly waiting for you. It’s an exciting opportunity to connect and learn!

– Over 15 Speakers reveal the success stories of top businesses for the first time. Get ready for an event filled with fresh insights and innovation!

– Over 30 pioneering companies in HR technology solutions. It’s a fantastic opportunity to stay at the forefront of HR innovation!

– Moreover, many more intriguing details will be unveiled very soon. Stay tuned for exciting updates!

Sound fantastic, huh? Don’t miss this opportunity! See you @Vietnam HR Summit 2023!


Sustainable Agriculture

Mental Health in the Workforce

Inclusion and Diversity

BLCC Collective in Asia Webinar – Green Logistics

We are delighted to invite you to the BLCC Collective in Asia webinar on the topic of “Green Logistics: Difficulties and Opportunities in Asia.” This insightful event will take place on the 10th of October, and we have lined up esteemed speakers from Vietnam, Thailand, and China to share their expertise.

During the webinar, our distinguished speakers will delve into the challenges and prospects of implementing green logistics practices in Asia. They will discuss the difficulties faced by businesses in adopting sustainable logistics solutions, as well as the numerous opportunities that arise from embracing environmentally friendly approaches.

The event promises to be a valuable platform for knowledge exchange and networking, bringing together professionals and industry leaders from the logistics sector. By attending, you will gain valuable insights into the current state of green logistics in Asia and learn about innovative strategies that can drive positive change.

Event Details:

Date: October 10th, 2023

Time: 17.00 – 18.00 (GMT+7)

Location: Zoom Meeting platform

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1. Mr. Tom Tabouring – Senior Commercial Manager of ITL Logistics (Vietnam)

2. Mr. Arnaud Derbaudrenghien, Managing Director of Katoen Natie in Thailand

3. Jan van der Borght, China representative of the Port of Antwerp/Zeebrugge

The webinar will be hosted by Ms. Pauline Goh – Vice-President of BeluxCham Malaysia

We look forward to welcoming you to the event!