Mission: To protect, serve and promote the effectiveness of member companies and the independent business people they represent. To ensure that the marketing by member companies of products and/or the direct sales opportunity is conducted with the highest level of business ethics and service to consumers.”
The Committee meets on the 3rd Friday every month in the AmCham office and at hotel locations depending upon the topic, speaker and availability.
2017 Goals and Objectives:
Broader membership of Committee to include more major direct selling companies.
2.Code of Ethics:
-Continue to enhance the self-commitment to the Code
of the member companies.
-Enhance the role of Code Administrator regarding code of ethics.
3.Continue develop relationships with Government, Business, Vietnam ML
and Media,and understanding on their part of the positive contributions to Vietnam’s social economic development that direct selling companies can make, especially in providing
employment and business opportunities for women.
+Practice and guideline for new DS law.
+Other key issues raised by Committee’s Members.
Identify and invite relevant and interesting speakers from Direct Selling Industries, Government for the upcoming year. Continue working on building market image of Direct Selling, and highlighting the economic development potential as demonstrated by results in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, etc.
6.AVDSC page on AmCham Website: Update AVDSC page on AmCham website to introduce to other Direct Selling Associations and potential members.
Raise awareness and attention from members for social charity events. Collaborate with many famous charity projects to support the Vietnamese children and/or women.
Committee will discuss or present a topic concerning Direct Selling laws and regulations. Committee will invite a relevant speaker/VIP/guest from the competent authorities.
The Education and Training Committee of AmCham seeks to: 1) increase the skill levels of the Vietnamese people so that they are more productive in commercial enterprise, can command higher salaries, and can help boost Vietnam’s prosperity; 2) raise the general level of education of the people in Vietnam so that they can become creative problem solvers who think critically about their lives and the future of their families and their country.
The Made in Vietnam Energy Plan was developed by Vietnam’s private sector businesses with financing and manpower from AmCham that would maximize Vietnam’s domestic energy resources as an alternative to more imported coal. In doing so, it offers stable electricity production, a better risk-cost tradeoff, better health, lower emissions and pollution, and a better environment overall.
Provide opportunities for networking, internal information activities, and consultations and cooperation and other advocacy matters with industry associations, governments and international organizations to help improve health and safety in the food & beverage industry sector in Vietnam, as well as in the ASEAN region. A key area of interest for the Committee is to cooperate with other stakeholders in efforts that will help Vietnam’s internationalization and harmonization with the various regional (ASEAN,APEC) and global systems (WTO SPS, Codex Alimentarius) for food health and safety, to the benefit of Vietnamese farmers, agricultural companies and consumers
The committee promotes the Hospitality and Tourism interests of both Vietnam and The United States of America
by providing both a discussion platform on issues and challenges related to these industries and also via networkingopportunities. The committee examines industry trends and standards with a goal of enhancing Vietnam’s overall leisure and business travel experience. We assist in setting standards and helping to improve a competitive advantage over other destinations in South East Asia. The committee offers an extra value for members representing
the Hospitality and Tourism businesses that will allow them to fully benefit from their membership in AmCham.
To establish best HR practices in Vietnam as relates to pro
regarding the employment situation in Vietnam
To publish its findings as a guide to all member companies
To exchange information, share knowledge and experience to he
lp each other a
well as obtain information from members of other AmCham C
To keep members updated on the latest and relevant government
policies as relates to labor practice
To interact with other AmCham Committees and respond to their
To add membership value by being an active resource center on
ICT Committee aims to:
Provide opportunities for networking and internal information activiti
es for members and staff in the IT
industry sector IT professional area and anyone interested in IT
Reach out to IT organizations in Vietnam to promote networking, info
rmation-sharing, and business
Identify key issues for change to promote trade and investment between Vietnam an
d the U.S.
Share information about regulatory environment and proposed changes that would
The Am Cham Legal & Vietnam Business Forum Committees in HCMC and Hanoi have a unified purpose that includes increasing the value of AmCham membership for all members by providing channels to discuss and address legal issues affecting member companies, supporting the Chamber and the Chapters' advocacy activities, and supporting the development of the legal services industry in Vietnam.
2017 Goals (to be developed/revised)
-Stimulate Committee participation by member law firms and in-house counsel
-Grow the AmCham membership base of legal services providers
-Participate in comments on revisions to Civil Code, and implementing regulations for Investment Law.
-Create a vibrant committee of 15-20 active members that participate regularly (monthly) in committee meetings/events and at least an additional 60 passive members who may participate several times throughout the year.