The 27th fair offers a good chance for domestic and foreign businesses to introduce industrial machinery, equipment and technologies and to seek collaboration opportunities. Visitors to the fair can experience utilities and functions of advanced machinery and equipment in the fields of machine tools, precise mechanics, automation and support industry. Ly Hoa Lien from the Vietnam Exhibition Fair Centre Joint Stock Company, the organizer of the VIIF 2018, said the fair introduces state-of-art technologies and optimal solutions to help domestic businesses find advanced technologies and partners in order to obtain sustainable development. Addressing the opening ceremony, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Le Khanh Hai said in the process of industrialization, modernization and international integration, Vietnamese businesses should grasp opportunities to boost exports in the fierce competition environment. The fair serves as a bridge to help businesses promote trade, enhance investment and spur the development of domestic industries. During the fair, which runs until October 26, there will be a series of trade promotion activities to connect businesses and partners which will surely be a highlight for anyone attending the fair.