The National Center for APEC will play a leading role advancing the U.S. private sector's interests and activities during upcoming APEC chairmanship's, and connecting companies with opportunities to promote their policy objectives in the region.
ABOUT THE 2018 CEO SUMMIT PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Papua New Guinea is rich in mineral, agricultural, forestry and fisheries resources. Development is in the early stages, and government policy is focused on steady, sustainable growth with the benefits shared throughout society. Agriculture provides a subsistence livelihood for 85% of the people, and mineral deposits, including copper, gold, and oil, account for nearly two-thirds of export earnings. The Government, under the leadership of Prime Minister Peter O’Neill is prioritizing and promoting investor confidence, efficiency of state institutions, and good relations with its neighbors and the wider global community
The 2018 CEO Summit will be held in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Tentative dates are November 15-17, 2018.
U.S. DELEGATE PARTICIPATION
Each year, the Summit draws hundreds of our nation's top business leaders, intellectuals and media personalities. Together they serve as the voice of U.S. business in interactive discussions with APEC Leaders on expanding trade and investment opportunities.
The APEC CEO Summit provides unparalleled opportunities for business executives to:
- Engage in dialogue with APEC Economy Leaders, Ministers, and high-level government officials;
- Discover business opportunities through networking with CEOs from hundreds of top Asia-Pacific companies; and
- Forge connections with thought leaders and media outlets from around the region and the world.
In addition to the official program, senior U.S. delegates have the opportunity to participate in invitation-only side meetings with Leaders of APEC economies and senior U.S. government representatives, which are organized by the U.S. APEC Business Coalition.
To see photos of past Summits, click here.
To see videos of addresses and discussions at past Summits, click here.
Participation of U.S. delegates in the Summit is coordinated by the National Center for APEC (NCAPEC) and its enterprise Pacific Summit Resources (PSR) on behalf of the organizers of the Summit.
If you have any questions about participating in future Summits, please contact Loraine Ashcraft.
*U.S. Delegates are participants who represent companies headquartered in the United States, regardless of their current place of residence or citizenship.
APEC CEO SUMMIT SPONSORSHIP
Sponsorship of the APEC CEO Summit provides powerful branding opportunities, exclusive and engaging VIP experience/access, support with media engagement, APEC Leader interaction, consideration for highly-visible program role, and much more.
NCAPEC/PSR STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP
The organizers of the 2018 APEC CEO Summit have designated PSR and Asia Inc Forum as joint Strategic Partners to support event planning, program development and sponsor relations efforts in preparation for the event. The NCAPEC/PSR team led organization efforts for the successful APEC 2011 USA CEO Summit in Honolulu, Hawaii and served as a Strategic Partner for the 2012 Summit in Vladivostok, Russia; 2013 Summit in Bali, Indonesia; 2014 Summit in Beijing, China; 2015 Summit in Manila, Philippines; 2016 Summit in Lima, Peru; and 2017 Viet Nam.
ANNUAL PwC APEC CEO SURVEY
PricewaterhouseCoopers partners with Summit organizers to promote and launch the annual PwC APEC CEO Survey. Throughout the year, the research team at PwC surveys industry leaders across the APEC region on the challenges they have faced in the last year and their outlook for business development in the coming year. See their recent reports here: