Vietnam Software & IT services (VINASA) is a national association in Vietnam, operating on a non-governmental and not-for-profit basis with the purpose to promote co-operation and mutual support among the members, in order to promote the development of Vietnam software industry and to protect the members’ rights. VINASA was established in April 2002.
VINASA currently comprises more than 270 company members, most of whom are leading software firms operating nationwide. VINASA member companies are employing about 65% of the total number of professional programmers and account for about 75% of software production in Vietnam.
The main functions of VINASA are to act as a bridge between the Government and the software business community and to protect and promote the interests of VINASA member companies (by organizing training programs, workshops, trade fairs, oversea business missions, business matching, interest groups/clubs, ICT awards, providing information, etc.) and thus help develop the Vietnam software industry.
VINASA’s organization consists of: Business Development Services Department, Policy Department, Education and HR Resource Training Department, Membership Department, Digital Life Magazine, VINASA Science and Technology Institute, Branch office in Ho Chi Minh City.
VINASA has already become a full and active member of representative global and regional IT organizations, including WITSA (World IT and Services Alliance) and ASOCIO (Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organization)