APEC CEO Summit 2021

Join, Work, Grow. Together.
Haumi ē, Hui ē, Tāiki ē.

Be inspired by world leaders and connect with top CEOs from across the
Asia-Pacific at the APEC CEO Summit 2021.

New Zealand hosts the APEC CEO Summit once every 21 years. This year, for the first time ever, the Summit will be live in Auckland, New Zealand on the 11th and 12th November, and streamed internationally.

The APEC CEO Summit will feature thought-provoking keynotes, CEO panels, and presentations from a number of world leaders, and will canvass the big topics being grappled with by business and governments across our region and the world.

Topics will include accelerating economic recovery from COVID; building business as a force for good; digital transformation; sustainability; and renewable energy.

Register your interest to attend the most important meeting of business and government in the Asia-Pacific. It’s where thought leaders and world business executives engage with each other and with APEC leaders to seek solutions to the biggest challenges and opportunities of our times.

Learn more about the APEC CEO Summit

The APEC CEO Summit only comes to New Zealand once every 21 years.  It is our opportunity to engage with world leaders, governments around the APEC region and top tier CEO’s on matters that are really important to the World, the APEC region and to New Zealand.  Hear what CEO Summit Chair Barbara Chapman CNZM talks about what the Summit means for business and the Asia-Pacific region.

CEO Summit Executive Director Jonathan Alver talks about how the event will take place for delegates both in New Zealand and globally.

This is your opportunity as business to be part of the APEC CEO Summit 2021

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An opportunity to participate in the APEC CEO Summit 2021

To ensure that you are informed about the release of keynote speakers, themes and updates related to the APEC CEO Summit 2021.   Registering your interest now will help you secure your place at this thought-provoking and interactive event, taking place live at Aotea Centre, Auckland and virtually for a fully interactive experience.

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Announced Speakers

Amber Mac
President, Ambermac Media

Dr David Suzuki
Broadcaster, Scientist, Author, Grandfather

Jonathan Haidt
US social psychologist and best-selling author

Tony Fernandes
CEO AirAsia

The CEO Summit will cover five themes

The State of the World
with and post COVID
The Digital Disruption
The Primacy
of Trust
The Future
of Energy
The Sustainability

Bringing business and APEC leaders together

New Zealand-based attendees in Auckland will join virtual participants from around the world in a rolling format over several days just prior to the APEC Economy Leaders’ Meeting.  The Summit will cover a broad spectrum of time zones.  The CEO Summit is an opportunity to showcase New Zealand as a place of business inclusion, digital creativity and sophistication working collaboratively to deliver value to the APEC regional community.

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What else is on offer

Connection Zone
Using the virtual event platform, delegates will be able to search for and communicate with other participants prior, during and post the CEO Summit.

Gala Event
Our New Zealand CEO Summit delegates will experience a spectacular Gala Event, with guest speakers and entertainment.

As a hybrid event, networking is taking place in multiple forms. Our platform will give virtual delegates a fully interactive experience of the Summit with online chats, 1-1 networking between participants, our premier partners and sponsors.

On-Demand Content
Explore our on-demand content, during the event and the weeks that follow, at any time. Experience a showcase of fantastic content that best illustrates the CEO Summit’s key themes, along with videos from supporting APEC events held throughout 2021.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern

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