ASEAN SMART CITIES SUMMIT & EXPO 2020 is co-hosted by Vietnam’s Central Economic Commission and Ministry of Construction, together with the co-organization of many related government agencies.


On September 30, 1950, the Central Standing Committee (Tenure I) issued the Decision No. 57-QN / TW to establish the Central Economic Committee. This is the advisory and assisting agency for the Party Central Committee, directly and regularly for the Politburo and the Secretariat in building and perfecting the economic institutions; in planning major and important guidelines and policies on socio-economy.


On 29-4-1958, the Resolution of the period VIII National Assembly Session I by President Ho Chi Minh presided over the decision to establish the Architecture Ministry – now the Ministry of Construction. The Ministry of Construction is a Government agency, performing the function of state management on: Construction planning & architecture; Construction investment activities; Urban development; Technical infrastructure; Housing; Office; Real estate market; Building materials; State management on public services in the fields of state management of the Ministry in accordance with the law.

Office of the Government

Ministry of Science and Technology

ASEAN Secretariat

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ministry of Transport

Hanoi’s People Committee

Ministry of Information & Communications

State Bank of Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City’s People Committee

Ministry of Public Security

Ministry of Industry and Trade

Da Nang People’s Committee


IEC Group is the leader in conference, exhibition, market research & communication services. We organize the diversified industrial-wide conferences, events and service that are in the strong partnership with different Government ministries & key players in each industry group. From the large-scale traditional events to unique personal experiences, we connect brands with the right target audience in the most meaningful ways.

We are very proud to have the great team who held high management positions at the leading media and event companies in the world, who have a strategic vision, skills and enthusiasm to provide excellence to our clients. Our vision & mission is to deliver the passionate professionalism, strategic insight and creative brilliance focused on one thing: Connecting people through memorable experiences. We do these great things in some different areas: Events, Research & Services.