International Media Conference for 5th Asian Beach Games

17 AUG 2016

Hanoi, Vietnam, August 17, 2016: DABGOC - the organising committee of the OCA’s 5th Asian Beach Games in Danang, Vietnam, next month – is inviting interested parties from across all media platforms to attend an International Media Conference. The conference will take place on Wednesday, August 31 at the Bao Son Hotel, 50, Nguyen Chi Thanh Street, Hanoi.

The invitation comes from Pham Van Tuan, Chairman of the Information and Communications Sub-Committee, Deputy General Director of the Vietnam Sports Administration and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Asian Beach Games 2016

The organising committee is honoured to invite media to attend the conference in order to receive information about the preparations for the Asian Beach Games and to meet the requirements of the international and Asian media. Media will have to cover their own costs on air tickets, domestic transportation, accommodation and meals.

The 5th Asian Beach Games will run from September 24 to October 3 at Danang, a central coastal city. There will be 14 sports, 22 disciplines and 172 events taking part in four venue clusters. Please find attached a registration form and conference agenda. The registration form must be returned to one of the following addresses by fax, email or post before August 25:

Vietnam Sports Newspaper, 5, Trinh Hoai Duc Street, Hanoi, Vietnam. Tel: (84) 437342242. Fax: (84) 4.38230039. Email: Vietnam Olympic Committee. Add: 36 Tran Phu Street, Hanoi, Vietnam. Tel: (84). 4.38457420 – 37471275. Fax: (84).4.38436008. Email:

Contact person: Mr. Hoang Du, Deputy Director, Sub-Committee of Information and Communications, Vice Chairman of the Organising Committee.

Tentative schedule:

Tuesday, August 30: Arrival
Wednesday, August 31: International Media Conference (see agenda below)
Thursday, September 1: Departure


9am: Document distribution at Reception Desk
9.30-9.45: Roll call
9.45-9.50: Opening speech by the Chairman of the 5th Asian Beach Games Organising Committee
9.50-10: Group photo
10-10.10: Leader of the ABG5 presents overview of preparations
10.10-10.20: Vietnam Television presentation on the International Broadcasting Centre, TV rights and broadcasting services
10.20-10.30: Vietnam Sports presentation on Main Press Centre and media services
10.30-11.30: Discussion and requirements of international and Asian media
11.45: Welcome party hosted by DABGOC

(Last updated on Aug 18, 2016)
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