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Find and Develop Sustainable Partnerships

Navigate Government Relations

Reduce Market Risks

Understand Regulatory Strategies

Implement Corporate Citizenship Programs

Identify and Work with Stakeholders

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Virginia B. Foote founded Bay Global Strategies, LLC in 2011 with the goal to provide clients with critical knowledge and strategic planning for doing business in and with Vietnam. With over 20 years of experience in Vietnam, commendations including the President of Vietnam’s Medal of Friendship (2007), Ms. Foote provides clients with top notch on-the-ground strategic advisory services, stakeholder engagement, and government relations. She has played a pivotal role in normalization with the U.S., Vietnam’s accession to the WTO, and Vietnam’s growing economy. (click to keep reading)



Robert L. Schiffer is CEO and Executive Director of the US Vietnam Trade Council and one of Washington's leading experts on Vietnam’s commercial and political climate.  Mr. Schiffer has broad experience in both in the private and public sectors, ranging from Wall Street to appointments in two White House administrations. His background in financial markets, diplomacy, crisis management, negotiations and trade policy, provides clients with a broad perspective and a dynamic approach to problem solving with both non-profit and for-profit organizations.  (click to keep reading)


US ASEAN Business Council

August 2016  delegation with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc



President Barack Obama Visit to Vietnam

May 2016, On the occasion of the historic visit of President Obama to Vietnam, AmCham Vietnam hosted a large business event with Members of Congress, senior leadership of Vietnam and the US, press and the business community.


Vietnam President Medal of Friendship Order

June 2016, Vietnam Ambassador to the United States Pham Quang Vinh presents the Medal to Virginia Foote, Washington DC



Vietnam Business Forum 2014

As co-Chair of the Vietnam Business Forum, Bay Global Strategies CEO Virginia Foote hosted Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung at the Vietnam Business Forum on 5 June 2014 in Hanoi.

The event is sponsored by the Ministry of Planning and Investment, International Finance Corporation (IFC) and World Bank with 500 business and government leaders attending.