An initiative of Brisbane City Council

Summit objectives

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As a proud initiative of Brisbane City Council, the Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS) and Mayors’ Forum, drives economic growth for Brisbane, South East Queensland, Australia and the wider Asia Pacific Region. The Summit is an integral part of Brisbane City Council’s economic development agenda and is the cornerstone to:

The Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS) and Mayors’ Forum aims to:

  • create deepened dialogue, shared learning, strategic partnerships and economic opportunities in partnership with business as the keys to strengthening cities’ prosperity
  • facilitate the exchange of information and ideas, and create a blueprint for future prosperity and shared solutions for sustainable living in the region’s cities
  • support the development of strategic and commercial partnerships between all levels of government, private and public sector agencies and business communities in the region
  • provide a platform that delivers long-term economic outcomes for cities and businesses seeking trade and investment opportunities in the Asia Pacific region and beyond
  • explore new models for city development strategies that strengthen the ability of cities to serve their communities, contribute to regional prosperity and improve quality of life.