GBA Annual General Meeting
Begin:
22.01.2018
End:
22.01.2018
Location:
HCMC & Hanoi

 

Dear Members,
 
We would like to invite you to the first meeting in 2018, the GBA Annual General Meeting both in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

Date:  Monday, January 22, 2018
Time: 17:45 - 22:00

Venue and Agenda in Hanoi:
Lotte Hotel Hanoi (Charlotte Meeting Room, 6th Floor)
54 Lieu Giai, Cong Vi, Ba Dinh, Hanoi

17:45 – 18:30:    Registration and Networking Cocktail
18:30 – 20:30:    Meeting, presentations, and board election
20:30 – 22:00:    Dinner and networking opportunity

Venue and Agenda in HCMC:         
New World Saigon Hotel (Grand Indochine, 1st floor)
76 Le Lai Street, District 1, HCMC

17:45 – 18:30:    Registration and Networking Cocktail
18:30 – 20:30:    Meeting, presentations, and board election       
20:30 – 22:00:    Dinner and networking opportunity

The meeting in both venues will be connected with a seamless video-link.

Meeting chairman:    Mr. Marko Walde – GBA Chairman

Meeting program
:
 
1.  Opening: Meeting agenda & quorum announcement
2.  Welcome Speech by H.E. Christian Berger, Ambassador to Vietnam of the Federal Republic of Germany (TBC)
3.  Annual Report 2017 of the Chairman on behalf of the GBA Board
4.  Presentation of the audited Financial Report 2017,  Outlook 2018 and Details to the 2018 membership fees by the Treasurer on behalf of the GBA Board
5.  Vote on the audited Financial Report 2017
6.  Vote on the exoneration of the GBA Board 2017
7.  Vote on the 2018 Membership Fees
8.  Vote on the Election-Process for the GBA Board 2018
9.  Self-introduction by the Candidates of the GBA Board 2018 (2 minutes per candidate)
10. Vote for the GBA Board 2018
11. Miscellaneous

Please note that the AGM is for members only. Ballots will be handed out at the AGM on-site to pre-registered GBA members. 
GBA Members who cannot attend, can leave a proxy to ANY OTHER attending GBA member (i.e. it does not need to be an existing GBA Board member) and should send the proxy to the GBA office via fax/ email/ post latest by Tuesday, January 16, 2018.
Current GBA Board members who are running as candidates for the new GBA Board have limited their number of proxies to a maximum of 5 each.
Voting procedures will be strictly followed by the statutes of the German Business Association in compliance with Article 6:

6.1 Each Company Representative of an Ordinary Corporate Member and each Ordinary Individual Member shall be entitled to one vote at GERMAN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION Meetings and to serve on the Board.
6.2 Neither Associate Members nor Honorary Members shall be entitled to vote at GERMAN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION Meetings or to serve on the Board.

The Proxy-Form and the list of candidates applying for the GBA Board 2018 are attached at the below links for your reference.
Proxy
GBA Board Election 2018 - Candidates' Introduction & Mission

This meeting is free of charge for GBA Members including the meeting-fee and the buffet-dinner afterwards. 

(Limitation: LE Corporate Member: max. 04 participants, SME Corporate Member: max. 02 participants)

Please be so kind as to register and indicate which city you would attend the meeting latest on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 to Ms. Mai Anh, Tel: 028 3823 9772 - 112 or maianh@gba-vietnam.org to enable us to plan successfully.
 

Looking forward to seeing you,

With best regards,

Marko Walde
Chairman
on behalf of the Board
German Business Association

Contact
Ms. Nguyen Thi Mai Anh
Event Manager
+84 28 3823 9772, ext 112