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Greeting message from CFVG Director

Dear AAPBS Members,

This is really a great pleasure and honor to welcome you to our CFVG Business School located in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam for the AAPBS 2019 Annual Conference. This event becomes more special and honorable as this year AAPBS celebrates its 15th year anniversary.

Established in 1992, CFVG is the first international business school offering the unique EPAS accredited program in Vietnam. Based on our strong partnerships (Joint programs and double degrees) with accredited business schools and universities in France, Germany, Canada, Japan, Korea and Thailand regarding research and students exchange), CFVG beneficiates from the best local academic inputs thank to our two national Vietnamese academic partners (NEU & UEH).

You are guaranteed to participate to a 2019 Annual conference really innovative, innovative and totally dedicated to the Asian leadership in global business education.

I am looking forward to meeting you on our campus in Ho Chi Minh City this November.

Professor Jean Louis Paré, PhD, CFA.



You can benefit an interesting rate while reserving at below hotels in Ho Chi Minh city:

1. Sofitel Saigon Plaza

Address: No. 17 Le Duan, Ben Nghe ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh city

Reservation form:

2. Muong Thanh Saigon Centre Hotel

Address: No. 8A Mac Dinh Chi, Ben Nghe ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh city

Reservation link: http://grandsaigoncentre.muongthanh.com/en/home.html

CFVG HCMC address: No. 91, Ba Thang Hai street, District 10, Ho Chi Minh city

  • 25-45 minutes from the airport (depends on the traffic)
  • 20-30 minutes from District 1 (center)

You may show the address in Vietnamese: "Số 91, đường Ba Tháng Hai, Quận 10, TP. Hồ Chí Minh" to the taxi for easy navigation.


Vietnam Standard Time is 7 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+7).
Vietnam does not operate Daylight-Saving Time.



Mai Linh taxi: +84 38 27 27 27

Vinasun taxi:  +84 38 38 38 38

Taxi fare from the airport to city center ranges from 200,000 VND to 250,000 VND

Grab has become very popular in Ho Chi Minh city with flexible fare. Download it to your iPhone or Android Phones to use on the go.



Vietnamese Dong (VND) is the country official currency. One US dollar is equivalent to approximately 23,000 VND.

You are advised to exchange your own country currency to VND at the airport exchange shops or local bank stores.


Wi-fi and Cellular data

Wi-fi is offered free at most hotels, restaurants and local shops in Ho Chi Minh city with password. 

You may easily purchase a pre-paid SIM card for cellular data for your use at the airport or local convenient stores.



If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at tamdan@cfvg.org.

Due date for registration: October 10th 2019

Payment for registration can be transferred to CFVG in Ho Chi Minh city by two methods:

1. Paypal Transfer:

Click this link, enter the amount of $700 and make the transfer (by credit card or existing Paypal account).


Kindly provide full name, university and email of the participant in transfer note.

2. Bank Transfer:

Please send the amount of $700 directly to CFVG in Ho Chi Minh city bank account:

Beneficiary: CFVG HCMC
Account number: 99131669999

Kindly provide full name, university and email of the participant in transfer note.


Please fill in the registration form below no later than October 20th 2019


After clicking Submit button, you will be provided a Paypal link to pay $700 for registration fee