March 6 – 9, 2024

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


To achieve and promote the long-term and sustainable growth of Vietnam Wood and Handicraft Industry, 5 Wood Associations including HAWA, VIFOREST, BIFA, DOWA, FPA will together carry out trade fairs with strong consents and supports from the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. More specifically, HO CHI MINH EXPORT FURNITURE FAIR 2024 – HawaExpo 2024, playing a game-changing show with its diversification and integrity, will be the first fair organized by Handicraft and Wood Association of Ho Chi Minh City (HAWA) in collaboration with Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Industry and Trade.

HawaExpo 2024 is held at 2 BESPOKE LOCATIONS. Located at the top two most prestigious and largest expo halls in Ho Chi Minh City, each venue offers a unique perspective on Vietnam’s thriving furniture industry.
CONNECT HALL: A hub of Vietnam furniture’s entire supply chain
06 – 09 March 2024 | SECC, 799 Nguyen Van Linh, Tan Phu Ward, Dist. 7, Ho Chi Minh City

CREATE HALL: A hub of interior design & innovation
07 – 09 March 2024 | White Palace – 588 Pham Van Dong Street, Thu Duc City, Ho Chi Minh City

No, the fair is free entrance.

You must register online at, once you receive your QR code, take it to the Registration counter to get your visitor badge

Each registered visitor will receive an email with unique confirm code, please kindly register for each person in your group.

After submitting the registration form, you will receive the confirmation email. Please check your Inbox and Spam.

In case you don’t receive the confirmation email, please redo the registration or email us at [email protected] for support.

You need to show this email to our staffs at the registration counters to receive the Visitor admission badge.

We will update in our HawaExpo official channels (website hawaexpo.comfacebook fanpage, LinkedIn, Zalo OA) if there is any special support for visitors.

The dress code is Business attire. We don’t accept people wearing casual clothes (slippers, shorts …).

Children under 12 will not be permitted into the fair. This is a B2B event, you are suggested not to take the children with you.

No camera.

Smoking is strictly prohibited.

The Organizer reserves the right to refuse any visitor who doesn’t follow the fair rules.

Yes, the Organizer provides free wifi at the fair.

Yes, there are luggage keeping rooms at Gate A1 & A2 (Corridor) in SECC.

You can review the essential information for Vietnam VISA application via link:

We can support by issuance the Letter of Invitation. Get Invitation Letter by submitting this form:

We don’t issue Letter of Guarantee/Letter of Approval.
Some nationalities are difficult to apply for Vietnam VISA.

You need to arrive at Tan Son Nhat Airport (SGN, Vietnam). Then take a taxi (Mai Linh or Vinasun taxi are recommended) to go to SECC. At SECC, there is shuttle bus service for you to go to other places. Grab car service is also available in Ho Chi Minh City. It takes about 1 hours to go from TSN Airport to SECC and 30 minutes to White Palace

Yes, HawaExpo 2024 provides FREE shuttle bus service for all exhibtors, buyers and visitors during the first 3 three days of the show (March 6th – 8th). No Reservation Required. View Shuttle Bus Schedule at (

We have the best rates in town for many prestige hotels locating within the proximity of our show venues. Book your stay at these prestigious hotels and unlock a 20% discount with code HAWAEXPO2024. View Hotel List and Book your stay now at: (

There are 2 of our official hotels near SECC:

  • Capri by Fraser (4 stars), 01 min walk from the SECC
  • Oakwood Residence Saigon (5 stars), 2.6km from the SECC

For the restaurant:

  • At the SECC: (serve during fair hours)
  • 01 restaurant at 2nd floor
  • 01 banh mi shop at the Corridor
  • 01 coffee shop outside near the Lobby

Near the SECC:

  • There are restaurants, cafeteria and food court in the Crescent Mall: 05 min walk from the SECC.

Please visit:

We are ready and will try the best to help you. You need to submit the specifications, quantity with the photos of the products and your contact details to us at [email protected]

Yes. Please visit: to find more Buyer programs developed

The Organizer will publish the online fair at to help connect the exhibitors with the buyers, who can’t visit the fair in-person.