Mekong Expo is an annual activity, held periodically at the time in April, in order to contribute to expanding cooperation, consumer markets and strengthening links between distributors and suppliers of products. The fair is also a bridge for domestic and foreign enterprises in Vietnam to promote trade and introduce products. This year, companies from Ho Chi Minh City, Can Tho, An Giang, Binh Thuan, Ben Tre, Dong Nai, Ba Ria - Vung Tau, Binh Duong, Dak Nong, Ca Mau, Tien Giang, and Bac Lieu joined the fair with 400 stalls. The booths are arranged associated with specific themes and areas. The Mekong Expo 2015 with the theme "Strengthening cooperation and development of high - quality industrial products and handicrafts" was opened at the Center for International Trade Fair in Can Tho with a scale of 350 booths of more than 330 domestic and foreign enterprises.
According to Mrs. Le Thi Kim Thu, Director of the Center for International Trade Fair in Can Tho, Mekong Expo Fair - an annual activity is a good opportunity for local and international economic units, enterprises and organizations to promote commerce and trade, particularly in industrial products and handicrafts of high quality. Thereby, the fair contributes to strengthening links, production cooperation, and investment expansion in Economy in Mekong River Delta and in the entire country. One of the important highlights of this fair is showcasing activity which includes typical achievements on the economic sector and social-cultural fields of the Can Tho City after 40 years of reunification. The booths are arranged by region associated with each kind of product of foreign joint venture enterprises and provinces, introductions of export products, industrial products, handicrafts in high quality, electrical and mechanical appliances, furnishing of local firms, and introduction areas of traditional villages, specialties and tourism services, green commercial area with many types of seedlings standardized by VietGAP.
Additionally, the organizing committee also spent many areas to display and introduce wooden and handicraft products for export and domestic consumption. Simultaneously, there are introductions of projects for agricultural development, products of transportation industry, construction and trade promotion, services, introduce industrial products in agriculture and rural development. Along with many other high - quality items, handicrafts and technology of Vietnam is gradually formed and rebranded. Annually, in April, Mekong Expo is the ideal place for facilities to expand business partnerships, markets and create conditions for enterprises to contact foreign partners and promulgate Vietnam goods to the world.
Green commercial area in the expo introduces, refers, and counsels a wide range of high-quality seedlings. This fair is listed in a series of big events in Can Tho to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Southern Liberation, Vietnam Reunification Day, and the anniversary of Hung King's Death. From now until the end of May 2, the fair also includes other activities such as a workshop on "Policy on supporting small and medium enterprises development of industrial products and handicrafts of high quality", "Students with marketing activities", industrial technical operation, commercial promotion on individual Vietnam products of large enterprises.