2023APCS & Mayors' Forum

The 2023 Asia Pacific Cities Summit (2023APCS) and Mayors' Forum - "Shaping Cities for our Future"

The APCS is the Asia Pacific's landmark event for city leaders and those involved in the business of cities, bringing together one of the largest and most diverse gathering of mayors in the region with the greatest impact. 

When held in Brisbane 2019, the Summit attracted over 1,400 delegates, including 83 mayors and deputy mayors. The Summit showcased 196 speakers and over 80 exhibitors throughout the event, including more than $AUD 4.2b of city projects presented through major project announcement briefings. 

An award-winning event with a history of more than 25 years, the Summit convenes city thinkers, makers and trailblazers to propel urban capability and best practice, while connecting government and business to each other. 

The APCS offers an unsurpassed global opportunity for city and business leaders alike. 

  • Event: The 2023 Asia Pacific Cities Summit (2023APCS) and Mayors' Forum 
  • Date: 11 - 13 October 2023 
  • Location: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane 
  • Delegates: Traditionally, the Summit attracts more than 1,000 mayors and delegates representing over 130 international cities
  • Host: Brisbane City Council, APCS Secretariat 
  • Theme: Shaping Cities for our Future 
  • Sub-themes:
  1.  Cities of Connection - Technology, data and the people 
  2.  Cities of Sustainability - Adapting to growth, inclusivity and wellbeing 
  3.  Cities of Legacy - Creating events for prosperity and longevity

Full program is now available - Click 


Why join the 2023APCS? 

You will walk away with: 

  1. Insights on emerging opportunities and world changing ideas on cities
  2. Connections to world class keynote speakers, city leaders and high calibre delegates 
  3. Access to the award-winning APCS network and alumni of more than 550 cities 
  4. Influence in the conversation on the future of our cities 
  5. Business leads, commercial outcomes and ongoing business development support.

You will meet with: 

APCS attracts the highest calibre of delegates from across the globe, including: 

  • City mayors, councillors and CEOs
  • Company and business CEOs, directors, managers and leaders
  • Peak body and government representatives
  • Government heads of local, state and federal departments
  • Policy makers in the urban agenda
  • Leaders in city tourism 
  • Emerging leaders, researchers and change advocates
  • Innovators, influencers and trend setters. 

Registrations now open 



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