Summer 2017 International Conference
About Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City (commonly known as Saigon) is a city in southern Vietnam. Under the name Saigon, it was the capital of the French colony of Cochinchina and later of the independent republic of South Vietnam 1955–75. On 2 July 1976, Saigon merged with the surrounding Gia Định Province and was officially renamed Ho Chi Minh City after revolutionary leader Hồ Chí Minh.
Today, it's also known for its French colonial landmarks, including Notre-Dame Cathedral, made entirely of materials imported from France, and the 19th-century Central Post Office. Food stalls line the city’s streets, especially around bustling Bến Thành Market.
For more information about HCMC visit: http://www.hochiminhcity.gov.vn/
About the University of Finance-Marketing (UFM)
The University of Finance-Marketing (UFM), operating directly under the Ministry of Finance, was established in 1976, and has by now reached its 36th year of operation. At present, UFM has a variety of training programs, with its 13 academic departments offering 20 majors, which lead to the awarding of diplomas, undergraduate and graduate degrees in such fields as business administration, banking & finance, accounting, marketing, valuation, real estate trading, international business, hospitality management, management information system, Business English, etc.
The training scope of UFM has sharply increased in the past years, with nearly 20,000 students now taking part in the University’s various training programs ranging from 3-year, 4-year undergraduate to graduate studies. Most of UFM graduates whose qualifications are appreciated by the society have secured relevant and well-paid jobs.
For more information about UFM visit: http://ufm.edu.vn/
About Rex Hotel
The Rex Hotel is a former hangout for American officers and war correspondents in the 1960s/70s. With its excellent location, it is just a short distance from the city center and close to most of the city amenities.
Conference delegates can choose any hotel close to the conference venue (Rex Hotel) at their own interest and expenses.
For more information about Rex Hotel visit: http://www.rexhotelvietnam.com/