Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2023 in San Francisco | Nov. 11 – 17


Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in San Francisco

November 11 – 17, 2023

In less than two months, San Francisco is going to be front and center on the world’s stage. The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit will draw leaders from 21 member economies, SF’s biggest international event in decades.

APEC is a regional economic forum established in 1989 to promote economic integration. As a grouping, it makes up 38% of the global population, 50% of GDP and 48% of trade, serving as a significant driver of economic growth. Learn more here.

As many as 30,000 visitors are expected – including two dozen heads of state, a thousand CEOs, and hundreds of foreign journalists; with an anticipated “$50 million of direct economic impact to the city,” – Rodney Fong, SF Chamber President & CEO.

We’re thrilled to announce our participation in the upcoming APEC – Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in San Francisco this November.


About the APEC Innovation Zone:


During the week of APEC, the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with San Francisco Mayor London Breed, hosted over a thousand global media for an immersive and innovative arts experience. Blending the enchanting with the groundbreaking, the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce proudly accepted the Mayor’s invitation to join the Media Reception at City Hall. Aligning with the Mayor’s “City of Firsts” theme, during the Media Reception, the Chamber and presenting sponsor Deloitte unveiled the Innovation Zone – a space designed to celebrate and highlight San Francisco’s vibrant culture of pioneering innovations and sustainable solutions. Read more here.


About APEC 2023:

APEC 2023 is not just an event; it is an invitation for San Francisco to take its rightful place as an innovative visionary that shapes the future for decades to come. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Bay Area Corporate titans to influence international dynamics, drive unprecedented global growth, and showcase the newest products to a gathering of influential minds, trendsetters, and decision-makers from 21 countries around the Pacific Rim.


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Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Leaders’ Summit | Nov. 14 – 16

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)‘s CEO Summit is coming to San Francisco, November 14-16, at the Moscone Center West. This event will bring together CEOs, entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and other stakeholders with the most senior political leaders from the Asia-Pacific region for two days of robust dialogue on the global opportunities and challenges that are shaping economic, environmental, and societal trends in the region.

Come and share in the discussion, and network with those who have the leadership, ideas, and resources to help address key issues like climate change and equitable growth, mobility of workers and talent scarcity, global health, and supply chains.

Please contact for more information on how you can participate specifically at the CEO summit. Learn more here.



About Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)

Established in 1989 in Canberra, Australia, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation is an intergovernmental forum for 21 member economies in the Pacific Rim.

Together, their shared vision is for an “open, dynamic, resilient and peaceful Asia-Pacific community by 2040, for the prosperity of all our people and future generations.” They plan to achieve this through three drivers of economic growth: trade and investment; innovation and digitalization; and strong, balanced, secure, sustainable, and inclusive growth. Learn more here.