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Backdrop to the


Ho Chi Minh City Meeting

We are excited to host our  Q1/20 Members Meeting for the first time in Vietnam on 10-13 February!  The meeting is an excellent opportunity for our APAC and global member communities to join the exciting MEF 3.0 journey by engaging with MEF community. As we enter 2020, we have incredible MEF 3.0 momentum as communicated in our recent MEF19 releases:

"In 2020, our focus will be on enabling providers to innovate with highly synergized overlay and underlay network services, accelerate the rollout of MEF 3.0 certified services powered by certified technologies and professionals, and federate with increased implementation of inter-provider LSO APIs worldwide", said Nan Chen in his MEF19 keynote.

Why Attend

LEARN - Get the most out of your membership with the orientation & MEF 3.0 Workshops
UPDATE - Keep up with major developments discussed by MEF/industry leaders in the Plenary
CONNECT - Make contacts, share learnings with customers, peers, and suppliers
DISCUSS - Explore hot tech topics in the Birds-of-a-Feather session
COLLABORATE - Lead or join MEF 3.0 Proof of Concept and other team initiatives
PARTICIPATE - Listen, learn, and influence working projects pertinent to your role

Ho Chi Minh City Meeting Highlights

  • Opening Plenary will feature a President's Report from MEF President, Nan Chen, executive presentations and panels
  • MEF 3.0 Certification Ceremony recognizing MEF 3.0 certified companies - Southeast Asia member companies were the first to embrace MEF 3.0 certification!
  • MEF 3.0 Workshops covering all aspects of MEF 3.0 including SD-WAN, Security for SD-WAN, Optical Transport, Carrier Ethernet and IP services; LSO APIs; MEF 3.0 Proofs of Concepts; Service, Technology, and Professional Certification Programs
  • Committee Working Meetings to progress the numerous works of MEF


Meeting Registration


Note that while attending in person is most effective, we provide Members Meeting Remote Access. Registration is required to participate remotely. 

Hotel Information   

Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers
80 Dong Du Street. Ben Nghe Ward, District 1
Ho Chi Minh City

+84 28 3827 2828
Hotel website

  • $165 USD per night + 10% tax and 5% service fee
  • Buffet breakfast and in-room internet connection included
  • All reservations require a credit card
  • Reservations can be cancelled at no charge 7 days prior to your arrival date. The hotel will charge one night’s fee, inclusive of taxes and fees, if you cancel after 7 days prior to arrival

Click here to book your hotel at the special MEF rate by 9 January , 2020.

Important - Vietnam Visa Information 

A Vietnam visa is required for traveling to Vietnam for certain countries. Please reference your local Vietnamese embassies on how to obtain a visa.

Other Ho Chi Minh City Meeting Information  

Accessing agendas and meeting materials: Members will need a Wiki account – signup here or contact  Tom Dickson

Interested in sponsoring a members meeting? Contact Lori Vachon

Non-member companies:  MEF invites companies considering MEF membership to audit. Contact Alysia Bennett for more information.

General questions? Contact Cathleen Coneghen

Upcoming MEF Meetings

  • Edinburgh, UK, 27-30 April 2020
  • Montreal, Canada, 27-30 July 2020
  • MEF20, Las Vegas, USA, 26-30 October 2020