Web and the Internet facilitate Vietnamese businesses

14:36 | 08/12/2017 Information Technology

(VEN) - Following the success of the event in Ho Chi Minh City on December 1st, TopDev - a leading IT recruiter - in collaboration with the Vietnam E-commerce Association (VECOM) has organized Vietnam Web Summit 2017 on December 8th 2017 in Hanoi.

It is the largest annual Web & Internet Festival in Vietnam, aiming to update related knowledge from the well-chosen speakers of well-known Internet & Tech companies with diverse participants from developers, marketers, designer and businessmen. This year, Vietnam Web Summit 2017 attracts over 9,000 developers and more than 100 experts, speakers and representatives from global corporations such as Amazon Web Service (AWS), Facebook, Microsoft, Lazada, Nielsen and MasterCard.

Georg Zoeller, Partner Engineering Manager APAC SMB, Facebook
Tobias Puehse, Head of Mastercard Labs, Asia Pacific, MasterCard

Vietnam Web Summit 2017 performs a large number of demo products from enterprises, as well as the latest technology ideas from technology groups and tech startups. The event is a great chance to befriend and network with potential business partners and fund representatives. Recruiting is also among the activities that bring valuable benefits to both businesses and attendees.

At the event, experts presented over 100 in-depth topics on technical (Cloud, Tech, Trend) and E-commerce (Payment, Advertising, Marketing) with new updates, trends & predictions about the Internet industry in Vietnam. This year's plenary session included representatives from eight companies: AWS, Facebook, MasterCard, Zalo, Google, Nielsen, Hope Ventures, Time Universal updating knowledge and predictions relating to areas of Web, E-commerce, Payment and Digital Marketing. At the event, many enterprises have shared their successful stories thanks to leveraging web and internet technologies such as: effective e-commerce solution, multiple retail channels, customer loyalty program, etc.

Mr. Nguyen Thanh Hung - President of VECOM said: "According to experts, in 2017, we have recognized the explosion of a series of Web technologies: AI, Advanced Machine Learning, Virtual Assistant, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, etc. Especially when the 4.0 industry revolution is approaching and new technologies change day by day, Vietnam Web Summit 2017 is a great opportunity for businesses, developers to update their latest web technologies, interact directly with leading industry experts, and also a forum for businesses and developers to meet and discuss in which expand cooperation and introduce their products to the community."

This year's topics are mostly about marketing as with the development of new technology in recent years, marketing has also changed dramatically and new terms have been defined. "One of the most effective marketing strategies for e-commerce businesses is to build an official website with great appeals and realities in the eyes of potential customers", said Mr. Tran Duc Tam, Head Representative of Z.com Vietnam, one of the leading domain name providers in Vietnam.

Tam also shared: "Using a reliable domain name extension will help enterprises win the trust of their customers. For this reason, we encourage businesses to use .com domain as this is the most standard domain name recognized internationally for online business operations." With the popularity of the domain name that is internationally recognized, .com has a great appeal, a high level of brand recognition, and attracts customers not only in the domestic but also in the cross-border markets, offers many opportunities for Vietnamese companies to reach the global scale.

Minh Ky