ITE HCMC - the leading international tourism event in Vietnam and the Mekong region - was officially opened on September 8th, 2022. With the theme “Growing Forward Together”, ITE HCMC 2022 and the series of activities are considered an unmissed opportunity for tourism businesses to promote their products, services, and discover international cooperation opportunities, as well as attract inbound tourists.
Press conference to introduce ITE HCMC 2022 in Hanoi
As an ideal cooperation opportunity for domestic and foreign tourism businesses, ITE HCMC 2022 will expand in scale, improve display quality and create better conditions to promote the product of brands participating in the Expo. The event will be an effective occasion for businesses to exchange and cooperate in tourism industry.
In the morning of September 8th, Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism announced the opening of Ho Chi Minh City International Tourism Expo - ITE HCMC 2022 with the theme "Growing Forward Together" at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center, District 7. The event continues to affirm its role as the biggest international tourism event of the year - a bright spot in the tourism recovery picture, and opens up breakthrough opportunities for Vietnam's tourism industry.
The opening ceremony of ITE HCMC 2022 taking place on September 8th, 2022 has attracted great attention from the domestic and foreign business community in the tourism field with the presence of special guests and a large number of exhibitors, airlines, representatives of domestic and international tourism agencies. Attending the opening, there were: Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, Mr. Phan Van Mai - Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee, Mr. Nguyen Van Hung - Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Mr. Nguyen Van Nen - Secretary of HCM City Party Committee; Ms. Phan Thi Thang - Vice Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee, Mr. Nguyen Trung Khanh - Director of the General Department of Tourism and Ms. Nguyen Thi Anh Hoa - Director of Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism and representatives of the Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Thailand. In particular, there were more than 1,500 delegates from 45 provinces and cities in Vietnam and 28 countries and territories .
ITE HCMC 2022 Cutting Ribbon Ceremony
Breakthrough of ITE HCMC 2022 with Online Expo
With the innovation in the organizing implementation, ITE HCMC 2022 has brought to the new exhibition form which is "Online Exhibition'' to serve domestic and foreign exhibitors regardless of distance. In addition to the traditional form of direct display, the Expo enhances the application of information technology and the online transaction connection system. The event will become a highlighted point in promoting inbound tourism and attracting international visitors to Vietnam.
ITE HCMC 2022 and an online exhibition booth
ITE HCMC 2022 is expected to be a breakthrough in promoting Vietnam's tourism to the world. With the expansion of the scale as well as the quality of the fair, when participating in the Online Expo, each exhibitor will be given an online booth in the overall fair space, with a virtual assistant to advise and introduce the business, a connection, and interaction system between online visitors and exhibitors. Online booths are designed according to the brand identity or cultural characteristics of the destination, region, or country with full interactive functions, helping visitors to experience the same experience as in the fair in real-time.
Additionally, by registering to participate to exhibit online, exhibitors will be able to interact with visitors and receive automatic email support to connect with buyers more effectively. Buyers will also easily search the information by company name in fast and convenient ways.
Exhibiting online at ITE HCMC 2022
Beside that, there will be many interesting activities at ITE HCMC 2022 such as ITE HCMC 2022 Tourism Award, Vietnam Night - Gala Dinner "Dear Gạo", Vietnam MICE Tourism Forum, Seminar introducing the key markets in tourism, ITE HCMC 2022 tourism awards, regional cultural experience areas,...
To serve exhibitors, trade visitors and the public, the Organizing Committee this year will extend the opening time to increase business and networking opportunities:
09h00 - 16h00, September 8-9, 2022: Open for trade visitors only, registration required.
16h00 - 19h00, September 8-9, 2022: Opens for trade visitors and public visitors, registration required.
09:00 - 19:00, September 10, 2022: Opens for public visitors, registration required. The last day is opened to the public, called the Travel Fun Fair Day, with a range of attractive travel packages, promotional airfares, art shows, and exciting minigames for visitors.
ITE HCMC 2022 is not only an ideal opportunity for tourists to visit and experience but also a can-not-missed event to promote Vietnam's tourism strengths, products, and services to international friends and foreign visitors, as well as strengthen connections and cooperation with potential partners. Coming to the event this coming September, you will be able to visit interesting things, and enjoy attractive travel deals from ITE HCMC 2022 - The 16th Ho Chi Minh City International Tourism Fair.