GBA Annual General Meeting
Begin:
21.01.2019
End:
21.01.2019
Location:
Pan Pacific Hanoi & Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City


Dear GBA members,
 
we would like to invite you to the first meeting in 2019, the GBA Annual General Meeting (AGM) both in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, to review the GBA activities in 2018 as well as to elect the new GBA Board 2019.

Date: Monday, January 21, 2019
Time: 17:45 - 22:00

•  Venue and Agenda in Hanoi:           
                          Pan Pacific Hanoi (Hoi An Meeting Room, 02nd Floor)
                          1 Thanh Nien Road, Ba Dinh District, 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
:          
                          Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City (Conference Center, 02nd floor)
                          33 Le Duan Boulevard, 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. Thomas Debelic – GBA Chairman

Meeting program:
 
1.    Opening: Meeting agenda & quorum announcement
2.    Annual Report 2018 of the Chairman on behalf of the GBA Board
3.    Presentation of the audited Financial Report 2018, Outlook 2019 and Details to the 2019 membership fees by the Treasurer on behalf of the GBA Board
4.    Vote on the audited Financial Report 2018
5.    Vote on the exoneration of the GBA Board 2018
6.    Vote on the Election-Process for the GBA Board 2019
7.    Self-introduction by the Candidates of the GBA Board 2019 (2 minutes per candidate)
8.    Vote for the GBA Board 2019
9.    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.  
Any Ordinary Member who is unable to attend the AGM in person may appoint one Ordinary Member (it does not need to be an existing GBA Board member) to act on his/her behalf by way of a proxy and should send the proxy to the GBA office via fax/ email/ post latest by Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
One voting Ordinary Member may hold only up to a maximum of ten (10) proxies; 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, plus the one deriving from her/his own membership.
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 2019 are attached at the below links for your reference.
Proxy
GBA Board Election 2019 - 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 15, 2019 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,

Thomas Debelic
Chairman
on behalf of the Board


German Business Association
04th floor - Deutsches Haus
33 Le Duan Boulevard - District 1
Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam
t:   (+84) 28 38 23 97 72
f:   (+84) 28 38 23 89 09
w:  www.gba-vietnam.org

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