Business Mission to Europe in March 2015

Vietnam’s latest Home Decoration and Home Textiles product collections will be introduced to buyers in several Nordic countries (including Finland, Norway and Sweden and the Netherlands during a business mission that will take place from 3-13 March 2015.

The mission comprises of handicraft manufacturers and exporters from the Hanoi area; an area rich in craft production and home to over 1,000 traditional craft villages. Companies joining the mission received support from the Hanoi Trade Promotion Center and the Center for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries (CBI) of the Netherlands. Developed in close collaboration with EU designers, a group of 15 experienced Vietnamese exporters will introduce their latest (sustainable) product collections to prospective buyers; demonstrating their amazing skills and product quality.

The mission is organized by the Vietnam Handicraft Exporters Association (VIETCRAFT) and the Hanoi Trade Promotion Center, with the support of the Enterprise Federation of Norway (VIRKE – Norway), Finnpartnership (Finland), Lund University School of Industrial Design (Sweden) and the CBI (The Netherlands).

The business mission looks forward to studying the market and creating opportunities to build relationships with importers and distributors in Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Netherlands.

For a sneak preview of the companies and products: please have a look at the brochure of the business mission in attached file.


2nd -3rd March: Helsinki, Finland (Galleria Art Kaarisilta, Sanomatalo, 1.krs, Elielinaukio 2, Helsinki)

5th – 6th March: Malmö, Sweden (Form/Design Center, Lilla torg 9, 211 34 Malmö, Sweden )

9th – 10th March: Oslo, Norway (Fabrikken Arrangementer, Dronningens gate 4, 0107 Oslo, Norway)