International Cooperation

Since its establishment, VINASA Leaders’ Board has determined its role in being not only a representative organization of IT enterprises in Vietnam but also the representative of Vietnamese enterprises in IT-related organizations in the world. Therefore, in its early steps of operation, VINASA joined ASOCIO – Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organization, which includes IT associations, primarily the Software industry in Asia and Oceania. Founded in 1984, ASOCIO is the bridge that provides the relationship for the IT companies of the member countries. Currently, ASOCIO has 17 members: Japan, Australia, Indonesia, Myanmar, India, Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam (represented by VINASA, recently joined at the end of 2001). ASOCIO also has 5 associate members: USA, UK, Canada, France and Spain. ASOCIO has more than 10,000 member companies. And soon after being an ASOCIO member, VINASA was officially granted by ASOCIO the right to host the ASOCIO General Conference Hanoi 2003 - a major international event in the Asian-Oceania region of the Software and Information Technology industry.

On October 25th, 2002, at the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) in Paris, WITSA adopted the Association of Entrepreneurs Vietnam Software (VINASA), later being Vietnam Software and IT Service Association. WITSA is an organization that connects IT and Software associations around the world. Established in 1978, WITSA currently has 49 members, accounting for about 90% of the global Information Technology market.

In December 2016, VINASA official become a member of APICTA -Asia Pacific ICT Alliance, is an alliance of national ICT organisations representing their respective economy to build and enhance a mutually cooperative network to promote ICT, enhance technology innovations, capability and adoption, and encourage the development of indigenous ICT solutions for the global market.

In parallel to being a member of ICT World organization, VINASA has also a close relationship with some partnerships in Asia, Australia, Europe and America as bellows:

  Asia:

     In Japan:

  • Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) 
  • Japan Information Industry Association (JISA)
  • Kansai Processing Extended Information System (KEIS)
  • Japan Information Service Innovation Partners Association ( JASIPA)
  • Japan Embedded Systems Technology Association (JASA)
  • Association for Digital Contents( OADC)

     India

The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) is a trade association of Indian Information Technology (IT) and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry. Established in 1988, NASSCOM is a non-profit organisation.

     Korea:

  • Federation of Korea Information Industries (FKII)
  • Korea Information Technology Promotion Agency (KIPA)

     Malaysia

PIKOM is the National ICT Association of Malaysia is the Association representing the information and communications technology (ICT) Industry in  Malaysia. Its membership currently stands at 800+ comprising companies involved in a whole spectrum of ICT products and services which commands 80% of the total ICT trade in Malaysia.

     Australia

The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) is Australia’s peak representative body and advocacy group for the ICT industry and the wider technology sector. We are a not-for-profit organisation and we deliver enormous value to our members

       Europe:

  • UK Trade and Investment (UKTI)
  • DI – The Confederation of Danish Industry
  • German Association for IT (BITKOM),
  • Innovation Partnership Program- Netherlands

       America

Information Technology (IT) Industry & Association (Comp TIA)

Vietnam Software & IT Services Association

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