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Countdown to the GBA Oktoberfest Vietnam 2017

 Photo courtesy of organiser

HA NOI — GBA Oktoberfest Vietnam 2017’s press conference was taken place at JW Marriott Hanoi with the participation of distinguished guests including representative from German Businesses Association, German Industry and Commence in Vietnam, official sponsors, JW Marriott Hanoi and press.

With the participation of distinguished guests including representative from German Businesses Association, German

Industry and Commence in Vietnam, official sponsors and JW Marriott Hanoi

The speech of Mr. Roman Kuebler - Vice-Chairman of German Business Association Vietnam

This year, we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the German Businesses Association’s (GBA) biggest event of the year, the ‘GBA Oktoberfest Vietnam 2017’, in collaboration with the Delegate of German Industry and Commence in Vietnam (GIC/AHK Vietnam), JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi and under the patronage of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Hanoi.

The first Oktoberfest was held in 1992 and immediately set a new milestone in Vietnam’s social calendar. Throughout the last 25 years, the traditional German atmosphere and spirit have increased, providing both Vietnamese and foreigners alike with a festive Oktoberfest experience.

This year, in Ho Chi Minh City, celebrations will be held at Hotel Nikko Saigon from Thursday the 21st of September until Saturday the 23rd of September; 6pm until midnight.

In Hanoi, the event will take place from Thursday the 5th of October until Saturday the 7th of October; 6pm until midnight at the JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi. This year marks our fourth consecutive cooperation with the JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi and we will continue to deliver the most awaited event by the Lake, hosted by famous Actress Lan Phuong.

An authentic Bavarian party atmosphere in annual Oktoberfest Vietnam at JW Marriott Hanoi

Photo courtesy of organiser

The ‘GBA Oktoberfest Vietnam 2017’ is the most unique event that creates an authentic Bavarian party atmosphere right here in Vietnam. Experience the genuine atmosphere found in the massive beer halls of the original Oktoberfest in Munich, complemented by traditional German cuisine, premium German beer and authentic music from the Munich-based Anton Showband.

Marko Walde – Chairman of the GBA and Chief Representative of GIC/AHK Vietnam, says: “The ‘GBA Oktoberfest Vietnam 2017’ is the highlight of our social event. It is a get-together of the German, Vietnamese and international business communities, to celebrate this event with their colleagues and partners in Vietnam. We do wish all our guests a cheerful and relaxed time, and hope that the ‘GBA Oktoberfest Vietnam 2017’ will be a kick-off to new partnerships for them as well”.

“There is no doubt that JW Marriott Hanoi is definitely the best and biggest venue in Hanoi, with the stunning scenery to host one of the most successful events, highlighting the detail-oriented services provides from our experienced chefs. In our 4th year, our team will continue to serve a variety of Bavarian specialties typically associated with Oktoberfest including German Sausages, Pretzels and of course - a mug of cold beer; along with fun games and prize draws” says Mark Van Der Wielen – General Manager at JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi.

“I have known about Oktoberfest at JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi for sometimes and I have always wanted to join it with my family and friends. I love the hotel and now I have the chance to host the event in my home town. I am excited to be part of the fun!” explains Actress Lan Phuong.

Proving to be one of the most popular events in Vietnam this fall, ‘GBA Oktoberfest Vietnam 2017’ has attracted various official sponsors including following prestigious companies and brands: ANDRITZ HYDRO, BECK’S, Mercedes-Benz Vietnam, Rieckermann, Henkel, DB Schenker, Deep C Industrial Zones, Eleganz Furniture Vietnam, Häfele Vietnam, Kärcher, Siemens, thyssenkrupp, BAUER Vietnam, Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City, M+W Group, Shimizu Vietnam, Family Medical Practice, Jägermeister-Tan Khoa, Nhat Nam Fine Foods, and Party Inc.

The ‘GBA Oktoberfest Vietnam 2017’, co-hosted by the GBA, the GIC/AHK Vietnam, JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi promises to be a memorable festival and this year’s highlight of the German social calendar.

Online booking tickets are available at:

Oktoberfest Ho Chi Minh City: Ms. Mai Anh, Email: or Phone: +84 903 720 788Oktoberfest Hanoi: Ms. Khanh Linh, Email: or Phone: +84 909 883 230

Hanoi Venue contact:

JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi: Ms. Trang, Email: or Phone: +84 904 530080 or sales center +84 (24) 3833 5588 or hotel website www.jwmarriotthanoilife.comGIC/AHK Hanoi office: Ms. Nhung, Email: or Phone: +84 (24) 3825 1420.

Bulk discounts are available; please contact GBA office for more details!

We look forward to welcoming you at our Press Conferences in Ho Chi Minh City (Nikko Hotel Saigon, 12 September 2017) and in Hanoi (JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi, 07 September 2017).

Media Contacts:

· Ms. Khanh Linh at:; +84 909 883 230

· Ms. Trang Dao at; +84 942 065 468

· Ms. Do Hong Minh at; +84 96 662 4278

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