On 18th April 2021, the GROW 2021 event was held at Le Meridien Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The event was hosted by Fluxmall DTG to an assembled audience of local designers, entrepreneurs, industry representatives and students.
After an introduction to digital printing and its many applications by Fluxmall DTG director Dmitry Sarbaev as well as practical demonstrations by his team using the digital printing machines transported to the venue, a panel discussion was held that examined how the local industry and design sect have adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic, and what the future may bring.
The panel discussion was facilitated by Dmitry Sarbaev and featured contributions by:
Trường Ngọc Anh - CEO and founder of HNBMG
Nguyễn Thanh Tam - Senior Business Specialist of DuPont Speciality Products Co., Ltd
Dr. Nina Yiu - Manager of the Fashion (Enterprise) Degress Programme at RMIT University, Vietnam
Patrick S. Ford - Artist and Associate Lecturer of Design Studies at RMIT University, Vietnam
An article based on the topics discussed during the panel discussion can be read here.