Past Events

The CABC hosts the Canada-ASEAN Business Forum every 18 months.

It is recognized as the premier event connecting senior Canadian private and public-sector leaders with their ASEAN counterparts.

On a regular basis, the CABC provides high-level networking and sector-specific events for its Members.

CABC events are held across ASEAN and in Canada, often as a collaboration with our regional partners and members.

Events Detail

SaskTrade Virtual Showcase

Date: 25 Jan 2021
7:00-19:00 GMT-6

The CABC invites members and partners to join the SaskTrade Virtual Showcase!

Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership (STEP) is excited to launch the SaskTrade Showcase – an innovative virtual trade show highlighting products and services from Saskatchewan’s world class suppliers.

This innovative platform will draw together Saskatchewan suppliers and international buyers together to capture global opportunities. Designed as a year-round virtual showcase, the platform will include a four-day live event which will:

  • Allow you to connect with 250+ world class exporting companies
  • Provide online networking opportunities for registrants
  • Facilitate the development of direct meetings between suppliers and buyers
  • Live-stream informative and engaging webinars on emerging industry trends
  • Provide ongoing information and promotion of Saskatchewan and its export capacity

This is your unique opportunity to make direct connections with Saskatchewan’s leading industry suppliers of:

  • Agricultural Commodities & Value-Added Food Products
  • Agricultural Technology & Equipment
  • Energy/Oil & Gas/Mining Supply and Services
  • Information Technology Solutions
  • Advanced Manufacturing and Professional Services

Why Register?

  • This innovative and interactive platform will be featuring 5 industry-focused exhibit halls.
  • With more than 250 Saskatchewan suppliers representing a number of growing and diverse industries.
  • Registration for the four live days offers you the unique opportunity to discover new and innovative products and services, attend quality webinars and connect directly with Saskatchewan suppliers, without leaving home.

For more information, visit the SaskTrade Virtual Showcase website.

Register now for the SaskTrade Virtual Showcase from January 25-28, 2021.

Growing the Canada-Vietnam Business Partnership

Date: 21 Jan 2021
9:00am - 10:30am SGT

Southeast Asia is home to some of the fastest growing economies in the world and presents great opportunities for Canadian companies looking to expand their businesses internationally.

Vietnam has come out of a successful year of ASEAN Chairmanship in 2020, and is on track for a robust economic recovery, evidenced by one of the world’s highest GDP growth rates. At the same time, Vietnam and Canada have built a solid foundation for economic partnership and are both signatories to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

Join the Canada-ASEAN Business Council and our partners in Vietnam and Canada to find out how the two countries can grow this important business partnership for shared success and prosperity. This event is the opening event of the Canada-ASEAN Business Leaders Series, organized by the CABC.


  • Provide an update on the business environment and opportunities in Vietnam
  • Discuss what Vietnam has to offer to Canadian businesses and learn from successful Canadian businesses operating in the market
  • Networking opportunities for the Canada-ASEAN business community

Guests of Honour

  • Mr. John Hannaford, Deputy Minister of International Trade, Canada
  • Mr. Do Thang Hai, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade, Vietnam
  • H.E. Ambassador Pham Cao Phong, Ambassador of Vietnam to Canada
  • H.E. Ambassador Deborah Paul, Ambassador of Canada to Vietnam


Moderator: Ms. Nguyen Viet Ha, Managing Director, Vietnam, BowerGroupAsia 


  • Mr. Vincent Joli-Coeur, Chairman of the Board of Directors, The Infrastructure Council 
  • Mr. Sang Hui Lee, CEO, Manulife Vietnam 
  • Mr. Huynh Du An, CEO, VinFast Canada 
  • Mr. Le Tien Truong, Chairman of the Board, Vietnam National Textile & Garment Group (Vinatex)

This event will be followed by a CABC Market Entry Workshop & Networking session at 10:30am SGT onwards.
This workshop & networking session is exclusively for those attending the webinar. The meeting link will be shared during the webinar.

Fil-Can Christmas Songfest for All

Date: 12 Dec 2020

The CABC invites members and partners to tune in to the Canadian Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (CanCham)’s first-ever Fil-Can Christmas Songfest for All simultaneously on 12 December 2020, at 9:00 AM in the Philippines and 11 December 2020 at 9:00 pm EST in Canada on CanCham’s Facebook Live at with replay on YouTube.

The event is a private sector initiative supported by sponsorships and contributions. 50% of gross receipts to be donated to charities registered in the Philippines that will go towards aiding COVID-19 patients and/or front-liners. The balance will be used for events to promote Canada-Philippines business that will support economic recovery.

Members of nine leading Filipino-Canadian business and community groups in eight provinces and one territory in Canada will compete in a friendly challenge of musical talent of their members. The winning group will have Php 50,000 donated to its chosen charity registered in the Philippines aiding COVID-19 patients and/or front-liners.

The competing groups in Canada are: Filipino Chamber of Commerce Alberta, Philippine Canada Trade Council, Filipino Canadian Association of Saskatchewan, Manitoba Filipino Business Council, Philippine Chamber of Commerce Toronto, Federation of Filipino Canadian Associations of Quebec, Filipino Canadian Community of New Brunswick, Filipino Association of Nova Scotia, and Canadian Filipino Association of the Yukon.

The winner will be determined by voting through likes on Facebook. The individual videos will also be uploaded to CanCham’s official Facebook page as separate videos for voting. The video receiving most likes by 19 December 2020, Friday at 9:00 am Philippine Time will be declared the Winner.

To sponsor or send a contribution contact Abi Tizon at CanCham at

Navigating Personal International Tax Issues for Canadian Expats

Date: 10 Dec 2020

The CABC invites members and partner to attend this Navigating Personal International Tax Issues for Canadian Expats session on 10th Dec 2020, organized by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Singapore.  This live webinar will cover a wide range of topics from a Singapore and Canadian perspective, as well as impacts on the tax landscape as a result of COVID-19:

• Canadian residency for tax purposes
• Canadian and Singapore filing requirements
• Tax planning for Canadian expatriates, either departing Canada or arriving in Singapore
• Retirement planning
• Ownership, sale and rental of property in Canada and Singapore
• An update on how COVID-19 has impacted the Canadian tax landscape

Sign up here.

Deep Tech Summit 2020

Date: 9 Dec 2020
2:00pm - 6:20pm SGT

The CABC is pleased to be partnering SGInnovate for #DeepTechSummit 2020 — Asia’s most impactful conference dedicated to exploring the role of #DeepTech in creating a resilient and sustainable future for all.

Learn more about this exclusive event at!

Singapore FinTech Festival 2020

Date: 7 Dec 2020

The CABC proudly supports the Singapore FinTech Festival 2020 and invites members to attend the event from 7 – 11 Dec 2020.

The Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) is the world’s largest and most inclusive FinTech event that brings together heads of state, financial and technology leaders, FinTech founders, policy makers, investors and multilateral agencies. Last year, the week-long event brought together over 60,000 attendees from 140 countries.

This year, SFF returns on 7-11 December with a unique hybrid format combining a 24-hour online event platform and over 30 physical events in FinTech hubs around the world. In December, SFF will unite the global FinTech community to discuss key global challenges, with a focus on post-pandemic recovery.

Learn more at

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