The scene of the Mekong Connect – CEO Forum 2015. (Source: thoibao.today)

HCM City (VNA) - The Mekong Connect – CEO Forum 2016 will take place in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on October 26, expected to attract more than 600 businesspeople, managers and experts.

At the event, themed “Seeking chances in challenges – Facing climate Change, Environmental Risks and Integration Concerns,” participants will discuss vital issues for the Mekong Delta region.

Announcing the main activities of the forum on October 19, Vu Kim Hanh, Chairwoman of the Business Association of High Quality Vietnamese Products (BA) , said this year’s event will see the attendance of 100 farmers producing clean or VietGap products.

Truong Quang Hoai Nam, Vice Chairman of the Can Tho People’s Committee, hoped the forum will become a place where managers, businesspeople, experts and farmers to share their successes and failures in their work, thus seeking effective measures to boost the regional economic development.

It will also help managers grasp the situation of enterprises in order to devise policies to support their production and business, he said.

Within the framework of the forum, an exhibition showcasing agricultural products of the Mekong Delta will be held.-VNA