Nearly 400 stands representing organizations and businesses in the Mekong Delta region and neighbouring provinces and cities attended the Mekong Expo 2011, which opened in Can Tho City on April 28. The fair showcased economic achievements, the potential and specialities of each province and city as well as fine art and handicraft products, machinery, advanced technologies, food processing, and environmental protection tools. In addition to trade promotion activities, the Expo also held a seminar on health and beauty care, sporting activities and folk games. On the occasion, the organizing board presented awards to 10 workers who have had technical initiatives. Le Thi Kim Thu, Director of the Can Tho International Exhibition and Fair Company, said the annual event provides a good chance for producers, distributors and suppliers to seek partners and promote domestic product consumption.