About the Asia-Pacific Communications Summit
Since launching in Hong Kong in 2015, APACD’s Asia-Pacific Communications Summit (APCS) has emerged as a unique opportunity for senior communications leaders from across region to meet their peers and hear from the very best in the industry, as well as to take part in workshops, seminars and interactive sessions.
In 2019, the APCS merged with PRovoke’s Asia-Pacific Summit, the region’s biggest communications conference, in order to bring both breadth and depth to the curated conversations, which help chart the future of communications and public relations in Asia-Pacific. A special APACD session at the 2019 Summit in Singapore explored how in-house communicators are driving organisational change.
In 2020, the Asia-Pacific Summit is scheduled to take place in September, along with the APACD Awards & SABRE Awards, although the precise nature of this event remains under review given the Covid-19 situation. The Summit typically attracts 250+ of the communications worldʼs brightest, while around 350 industry leaders usually attend the Awards dinner.
Since launching in 2014, PRovoke’s Asia-Pacific Summit has featured names such as Lenovo CMO Arthur Wei, J&J global analytics head Jyoti Jain, Microsoftʼs Andrew Pickup, GEʼs Rachana Panda, Emiratesʼ Valerie Tan, Netflixʼs Jessica Lee, Tiffanyʼs Helen Zhou, P&Gʼs Nancy Liu and Temasekʼs Stephen Forshaw, along with senior comms and social media executives from Nike, McDonaldʼs, Ikea, Li & Fung, Fonterra, AIA, Telstra, Huawei, Siemens, SAP, Standard Chartered, Philips and Tata
About the APACD Awards & SABRE Awards
The popular APACD Awards are being relaunched with a refined offering that focuses specifically on in-house teams and professionals. The APACD Awards will retain its distinct branding and will be judged by APACD juries in local markets, with winners recognized at the SABRE Awards Asia-Pacific ceremony, scheduled for September.
APACD members receive discounted attendance rates to the Summit & Awards Ceremony, along with discounted entry to the APACD Awards, and to the SABRE Awards, the world’s biggest PR and communications awards programme.