Vietnam was named as host of the 28th Asian Advertising Congress (AdAsia) in 2013 at AdAsia Congress 2011 in New Delhi , India , on Nov. 2.

An artistic performance entitled, “ Vietnam ’s night in New Delhi ” to announce Vietnam ’s selection as host was held the same day.

Almost 1,000 delegates, ASEAN ambassadors and diplomatic corps and almost 100 representatives of Vietnam Advertising Association (VAA) member companies and Vietnamese Embassy staff were present at the event.

Addressing the event, VAA President, Dinh Quang Ngu affirmed that AdAsia 2013 hosted by Vietnam will be a success, contributing to enhancing the role and contributions of the advertising sector to each country’s development and mutual understanding among countries in the region and the world.

According to Ngu, Vietnam’s hosting of AdAsia is an opportunity for the country to introduce the Vietnamese people and country to the world and attract international investors.

AdAsia, an event of the Asian Federation of Advertising Associations (AFAA), which comprises 16 countries and territories, is held biennially. The event was first held in 1958./.