With tremendous success, the Global Aircargo Alliance's highly anticipated 4th Annual Partnership Meeting, in collaboration with Life Logistics Network and Cold Chain Connect, exceeded all expectations. Welcoming over 270 delegates from around the world, this event was a remarkable achievement.
More than just forging valuable business connections, it was a vibrant celebration of unity and the forging of lifelong bonds. An unforgettable gathering that left an indelible impression on every participant, creating a tapestry of cherished memories and lasting friendships.
With boundless enthusiasm, we kicked off our #GAAinSaigon Conference in the most thrilling fashion—a fellowship golf game alongside our esteemed partners, Life Logistics Network and Cold Chain Connect, on a sun-drenched morning of May 14th.
As swings and putts filled the air with excitement, Antonio Duran from Smart Logistics in Spain emerged as the triumphant champion, leaving us awestruck by his exceptional skills.
Our heartfelt appreciation goes to all the delegates who showcased their remarkable abilities on the golf course. We extend a special thank you to PWL Worldwide Logistics from Bremen, Germany, for their generous sponsorship, making this unforgettable event possible.
In chic white casual attire, our delegates converged at the breathtaking Reverie Saigon Poolside for a night of enchantment and celebration. The air was alive with joy and anticipation as we reunited with our esteemed freight partners, reigniting cherished bonds and forging new connections.
A heartfelt thank you goes to Transworld Logistics from Dubai, UAE, for their generous sponsorship of our Welcome Cocktail. Your unwavering support added a touch of magic, elevating the event to new heights. Here's to the spirit of camaraderie and the creation of unforgettable memories together! Cheers!
After a night of delightful cocktails and revelry, we seamlessly transitioned back to business mode as the conference officially kicked off on May 15th. The stage was set, and the crowd brimming with anticipation as Nils Walle, the esteemed Director & Co-Founder of GAA, took center stage. With passion and expertise, he presented a comprehensive overview of the network's remarkable advancements and notable milestones, setting the tone for an extraordinary event.
Following Nils Walle's captivating address, the spotlight shifted to the Newbie Open Mic session, where the new GAA members stepped onto the stage to introduce themselves and their companies. With enthusiasm and confidence, they showcased their unique contributions, igniting a sense of camaraderie among the attendees.
The conference continued to captivate with a compelling keynote speech by the renowned supply chain speaker, Mark Millar. His engaging presentation, titled "Is this the end of globalization?", delved deep into industry insights, leaving the attentive delegates inspired and enlightened.
The stage then welcomed Mr. Jonathan England, the Global Development Director of Super Cargo Service Co., Ltd. (Vietnam), and Mr. Johnny Phuong Le Tran Nhat from Bee Logistics Corporation (Vietnam), who seized the opportunity to showcase their companies and the remarkable services they offer, leaving an indelible impression on the eager audience.
As the afternoon unfolded, delegates eagerly converged for the much-anticipated first round of face-to-face meetings. The air buzzed with anticipation as connections were forged and collaborations began to take shape, paving the way for a future filled with fruitful partnerships.
With a stellar start, the conference exemplified a harmonious blend of business acumen, industry expertise, and invaluable networking opportunities. It was a remarkable event, poised to shape the landscape of our industry and ignite a spirit of innovation and collaboration.
Beyond our renowned social gatherings, it is the face-to-face meetings that take center stage at the GAA Annual Partnership Meeting.
With over 270 freight forwarders representing various corners of the world, the event transforms into a vibrant hub of connection and discovery, teeming with possibilities for fruitful collaboration. It was a day filled with immense rewards and productivity, leaving participants invigorated by the prospects of growth and the promising partnerships that lie ahead.
As day 3 of our conference came to a close, we transformed the atmosphere into a vibrant oasis at Chill Skybar for a sunset cocktail party. Our delegates embraced the night with contagious energy, dancing and celebrating in true revelry!
Amidst the festivities, we took the opportunity to honor our loyal members who have been part of the network for 5 years. We also recognized the winner of our golf game.
The evening was a harmonious blend of celebration, forging connections, and pure exhilaration, leaving everyone with lasting memories and a sense of camaraderie.
Amidst the vibrant atmosphere of our conference, we took a moment to honor our esteemed freight partners who have been an integral part of our network for 3 to 5 years. Their unwavering commitment and dedication have contributed to our collective success.
For our 3-year loyalty awards, we are pleased to recognize the following outstanding individuals: Hiroyuki Shiono of MS Global Freight Solutions Sdn Bhd. from Malaysia, Alessandro Galati of Tieffe Group SRL from Italy, and Andy Cha of U.S. Group Consolidators (S) Pte. Ltd. from Singapore.
Turning our attention to our 5-year loyalty awardees, we extend our heartfelt congratulations to the following remarkable individuals: Steven Qian and Alizee Huang of Dolly Logistics Trade Service Co., Ltd. from Hong Kong, Kamil Danielewski of Sky-Mar from Poland, Henry Siu, Richard Zhang, and Jacky Hu of Shenzhen United Atlanta International Transportation Co., Ltd. from China, Johnny Phuong Le Tran Nhat and Sandy - Dinh Thanh Minh of Bee Logistics Corporation from Vietnam, Reto Spoerri of Natco AG from Switzerland, Alex Kim of Borg Air Sea Transport Inc. from South Korea, Aldrige Alfred Gracious and Soumen Das of Dixons Cargo Consolidators Pvt. Ltd. from India, Martin Cox and Karen Williams of Velta International Ltd. from the United Kingdom, Aasna Sharma of Inext Logistics & Supply Chain Pvt. Ltd. from India, Nikki Campbell and Josh Walker from Uniexpress Limited from the United Kingdom, Eric Koo, Levi Kim, and Daniel Kim of Kimex Air & Sea Co., Ltd. from South Korea, Danila Maslennikov and Kirill Smirnov of Delta Cargo Shipping Service from Russia, David Ferretto of TEC Cargo Italia SRL from Italy, and Daniel Robinson representing Mercomar offices in Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Uruguay.
We extend our deepest appreciation once again to our ever-supportive members. Your steadfast presence within our community is truly invaluable, and we look forward to many more years of collaboration and growth together.
As the sun began to set on our eventful day of face-to-face meetings, our esteemed freight partners came together for a memorable happy hour, raising their glasses to mark the successful conclusion of our 4th partnership networking conference!
Amidst the clinking of glasses and the joyful laughter, we celebrated not only the formation of new business alliances but also the nurturing of deep and enduring friendships that have become an integral part of this annual gathering.
We extend our heartfelt appreciation to all those who graced our GAA Vietnam meet up with their presence, contributing to its resounding success. We eagerly look forward to welcoming you once again next year, as we gather in the beautiful destination of Phuket, Thailand, to create even more extraordinary memories together. Cheers to a fruitful conference and the bonds that unite us!
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