2006-03-15: APCAC Annual Meeting, Manila, Wed-Fri, Mar 15-17, 2006
APCAC The Asia-Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce (APCAC) consists of 25 member AmChams that represent the growing interests of 10,000 businesses and 50,000 executives in 19 countries and economies of the Asia-Pacific region. The APCAC membership manages trade volumes in excess of US$400 billion and direct investments (FDI) of over US$200 billion.
Theme: “Is the World Really Flat?”
At this event you’ll have opportunities to network with peers from around the region, meet fellow members of AmChams Boards of Governors, both senior executives from MNCs and entrepreneurs that have developed substantial APCAC-based businesses.
You’ll meet dynamic leaders of the Philippines, including President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Secretary of Trade & Industry Peter Favila, and also Washington SyCip, Founder of SGV Group, who has been called “the wise man of Manila,” and who received the Ramon Magsaysay Award for international understanding, Asia’s equivalent of the Nobel Prize, in 1992.
In addition, you’ll meet senior U.S. government and business leaders from the Asian Development Bank, Washington Departments, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. You’ll exchange views on the macroeconomic situation in the Philippines, and Jonathan Anderson, Managing Director of UBS Investment Research and author of “Five Great Myths about China and the World,” will discuss strategic economic trends that will affect businesses throughout Asia, and the world.
Please register before Feb 20, 2006
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AmCham China (Tianjin).