Talk Around Town Viet Nam pursues public relations by Hoang Hoang Despite studying foreign language at Ha Noi University for Foreign Studies, Nguyen Thi Le Hang is more interested in exploring the possibilities of a career in public relations (PR), a new and growing field in Viet Nam. Hang says many of her friends who study everything from industry to biology to economics are also interested in PR. "Young people like us want to be challenged and PR requires you to be active and creative, as well as have the ability to predict trends," she says. "In PR I have the opportunity to come into contact with all different kinds of people, including businesspeople, investors, and managers. I’ve learned a lot from them." Hang says her job is so interesting that she can work as many as 18-20 hours a day without hesitation. Currently, PR is one of the most sought after marketing tools in promoting enterprises in the country. Therefore, experts predict this year will be "the booming year for … [Read more...] about Viet Nam pursues public relations
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Talk Around Town (21-11-2007) Are public relations jobs edging in the side door? by Trung Hieu Glamorous, well-paid and easy? Jobs in Public Relations (PR) have never been so popular, but despite dreams of all play and no work, reality says being a PR representative in Viet Nam is no walk in the park. Although networking is essential, the job isn’t just about socialising, says Mai Lan, an employee at a communications company. "In addition to daily work, PR officers have to maintain personal relationships with partners by meeting them regularly outside the office. This often means we don’t get home until late, so we have less time for ourselves and our families. Our bosses pay for these trips if they understand this. If not, we have to use our own money." Normally, PR reps are in charge of compiling press releases and internal journals and supplying news to investors and information to journalists. They also have to organise promotional events for the company. Many … [Read more...] about Are public relations jobs edging in the side door?
Exhibition “Study and Follow Ho Chi Minh’s Moral example”Opening: Fri 15 May 2015, 4 pmExhibition: 15 – 25 May 2015Exhibition House 29 Hang Bai, Hoan Kiem, HanoiYou are invited to the exhibition titled “Study and Follow Ho Chi Minh’s Moral Example” to celebrate the 125th anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh’s birth.The exhibition will feature 120 artworks including paintings, graphics, sculpture and posters themed on the journey of President Ho Chi Minh to find the way to liberate Vietnam from colonialism, establish Communist Party, unite the whole country, gain freedom and independence, etc.120 artworks are made from various materials such as lacquer, oil, silk, acrylic, ceramic, wood, composite, copper.Video Night at Hanoi Social Club – Vietnamese Award-wining ShortsSun 17 May 2015, 8 pmHanoi Social Club6 Hoi Vu Str, HanoiHave a relax Sunday night with Video Club. We will be showing Vietnamese award-wining shorts. This will also … [Read more...] about EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR MAY 10-20
Networking Event & Magic Show Nina Le By Nina Le in HCMC This Thursday at OMG! Rooftop Bar, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., more than 300 guests who are local and foreign successful executives in Public Relations, Communication and Marketing will be arriving to throw a business networking party together with a magic spectacular. It is a perfect opportunity to for them to extend connection, as well as share stories and experience within the field of PR, Communication and Marketing. Moreover, at this event, guests will be entertained by a magic show performed by M4, a group of four promising magicians who are currently hosting the first magic reality show in Vietnam. At the event, participants will have chance to gather connections, share ideas and experiences with fellow executives and professionals in the industry as well as enjoy one of the best entertainments of Saigon’s favorite rooftop bar. For signing up and more information, contact Ms Stell via phone at 0908 2525 44 or via … [Read more...] about Networking Event & Magic Show
Titled "Public Relations in Vietnam", the conference will address critical issues ranging from media relations, corporate social responsibility, crisis management and communications to PR measurement. They would be covered by top few PR firms including like Venus Communications, Le Bros, T&A Ogilvy and TQPR Vietnam. Thanin Prongthura (Lance), Managing Director of Venus Communications, highlighted that the fast developing PR landscape in Vietnam saw that "many multinationals use Marketing PR to contextualise locally regional campaigns. With a crisis that happened to Toyota, corporate communication gains center stage prominence. The PR industry stands to be still unique compared to other markets - a mix of media pitching and the more 'commercial' advertorials." The conference will also feature a dynamic panel discussion including Editor-in-Chiefs from Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper and FBNC Television. Global examples from Coca-Cola, IBM and Starbucks, and local case studies of Bao … [Read more...] about PR event to provide winnings strategies in Vietnam