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The New Dimension for Aquaculture in Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

ILDEX Vietnam Aquaculture Conference 2010 will discuss a new dimension for aquaculture in Vietnam as the country needs to move quickly towards sustainability
January 13, 2010

The New Dimension for Aquaculture in Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

ILDEX Vietnam Aquaculture Conference 2010 will discuss a new dimension for aquaculture in Vietnam as Vietnam needs to move quickly toward sustainable aquaculture before it is too late. The aquaculture industry forum will take place on March 26, 2010, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Vietnam’s aquaculture industry is one of the largest and most rapidly growing aquaculture industries in the world. The country exports billions of dollars of aquatic products annually; especially pangasius and shrimp. The industry is, however, facing critical challenges to its leading status in the world market. The Vietnamese aquaculture industry, therefore, urgently needs to enhance itself. One way to do this is to promote permanent sustainability; another is to ensure food safety and thereby maintain customer trust. 

ILDEX Vietnam Aquaculture Conference 2010 is a forum where aquaculture experts from around the region share views and visions on global aquaculture practices and trends. Pearls of wisdom from the experts should form the basis of a plan to enable the Vietnamese aquaculture industry to continue to thrive. Indeed, the ILDEX conference will prove a superb way for the Indochina’s aquaculture industry to discover slightly new goals and practices.

ILDEX Vietnam Aquaculture Conference 2010 will focus on three major issues: sustainability and certification; innovations in culture technology; and feed management & development.

“We believe that a one-day conference offers a great starting point for the industry to learn more about critical factors and technical issues that must be understood and challenged head on. With luck, this should eventually translate into securing a brighter future for the entire industry,” said Mr. Sirapat Kettarn, Managing Director, SPOTMARK, the conference secretariat.

“Better still, ILDEX Aquaculture Conference 2010 will be co-located with ILDEX Vietnam 2010". Participation in this educational and networking forum means attendees can discover aquaculture technology and business solutions for their own operations, he said

ILDEX Vietnam 2010 is Vietnam’s leading International Livestock, Dairy, Meat processing and Aquaculture Exhibition. The show is organized by N.C.C. Exhibition Organizer Co., Ltd. (NEO) and takes place March 25 -27, 2010 at The New Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC), Phu My Hung, HCMC in Vietnam. Usually famed for its strong (land) animal emphasis, the show is now expanding to highlight aquaculture. The aim is to offer total solutions for Vietnam’s entire food chain by capitalizing on NEO’s strong international network plus its partnership with VNU Exhibition Europe.

“Together with VNU Exhibition Europe, we can bring in international technology to satisfy local needs ranging from livestock,  to dairy, to meat-processing and finally to aquaculture,” said Ms. Ladda Mongkolchaivivat, general manager, N.C.C. Exhibition Organizer Co., Ltd.

Ms. Mongkolchaivivat added that “the ILDEX Vietnam Aquaculture Conference 2010 program has been carefully designed to ensure long-term benefits for the industry as a whole. And though the program is designed to garner mostly international perspectives, numerous local concerns are to be looked into and discussed for local benefit. Many thanks to our local partner Minh Vi Exhibition and Advertising Services (VEAS), the Department of Livestock Production, and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam (MARD) for their cooperation and support.”

For more information about ILDEX Vietnam Aquaculture Conference 2010, please contact SPOTMARK at +66 2 978 2519 or or visit For ILDEX Vietnam 2010 please contact Mr. Lertwat Chanthatarath, Senior Sales Manager, N.C.C. Exhibition Organizer Co., Ltd., at tel. +66 2 203 4261-4, or E-mail: or visit