Major Project Announcement Briefings

"Hear directly from Mayors, Chief Procurement Officers and project representatives on upcoming procurement activities and commercial opportunities in the Asia Pacific region." 

These briefings are an exclusive opportunity to hear major projects that will open for tender or private sector involvement within the next 12 months. 

Major project presenters at the previous APCS included Asian Development Bank, Invest Hong Kong and local governments including Blacktown, Brisbane, Townsville, Mackay and Sunshine Coast. 

Those interested in presenting on major projects available for tender at the 2023APCS are encouraged to submit a proposal in line with the speaker timeline below. 


Call for Speakers open Open - submit your abstract now
Call for Speakers close 14 July 2023
Successful speakers notified Mid August 2023
Speakers must register 1 September 2023


Information on the requirements for Major Project Announcement Briefings speaker submissions 

Submissions will require the following information: 

  • Personal details - e.g. full name, position and organisation
  • City name
  • Project title 
  • Project summary of no more than 250 words 
  • Speaker biography 
  • Details of the project - e.g. estimated value, available images, videos, documents, fly-through, etc. 

Criteria for presentations: 

  • The project must be a tangible commercial opportunity requiring private sector involvement that can be announced publicly 
  • The project must be open or coming up for tender within 12 months of 2023APCS
  • The project must be an initiative at a city or regional level 
  • The project could include the following sectors, but are not limited to - infrastructure information, technology, energy, innovative smart city solutions, training and services
  • Presenters must be registered by the early bird registration close date (1 September 2023).

Format of session:

  • Major project announcement briefings will be held on Wednesday, 11 October at the 2023APCS
  • The session will consist of approximately four speakers from different cities
  • Each presentation will cover upcoming tender projects and be a maximum of 10 minutes (including interpretation if required) 
  • Presenters will need to arrange their own interpreter for simultaneous interpretation if the presentation is not in English 
  • More than one project may be presented if this adheres to the time limit. 

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