Past Events 2018-10-18T03:52:29+08:00

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

Infrastructure in Indonesia

Date: 29 Nov 2018
8:00am - 11:00am

With strong growth rates and a status as the largest economy in ASEAN, Indonesia is set to be a major growth story of the 21st century. Despite this, a complex geography and lack of developed infrastructure pose major connectivity challenges.

Event Overview

Join the CABC on November 29th in Jakarta, as we bring together key players from the developing, construction, consulting, supplying and financing sectors, and address the following key questions:

  • What is the expected outlook for infrastructure investment in Indonesia for 2019?
  • What are the major infrastructure challenges Indonesia faces today?
  • What is the state of play for Canadian firms looking to enter this market? Can Canadian firms be competitive with SOEs?
  • What are the relevant existing or upcoming infrastructure projects in Indonesia? What is required for firms to bid successfully today?

Event Details

Date: 28 November 2018 (Thursday)
Time: 8:00am to 11:00am
Venue: Fairmont Jakarta, Indonesia
Ticket: CABC/ICCC members – S$25 (Equivalent to IDR 274,140)
               Non-members – S$40 (Equivalent to IDR 438,622)

Register now and secure your seat at https://www.eventnook.com/event/InfrastructureinIndonesiaNov2018 !

*Online registration only, no cash payment

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CABC Members Gathering 2018

Date: 29 Nov 2018
6:00pm - 8:00pm

The Canada-ASEAN Business Council (CABC) cordially invites members to join our exclusive CABC Members Gathering on November 29, in Singapore.

CABC members, come reconnect with the CABC community at our annual holiday event!

Date: 29 November 2018
Time: 6pm – 8pm
Location: The Spot Singapore (5 Straits View, Marina One, #01-26/27, 018935)
Ticket: Free

*CABC member can enjoy 1 complimentary drink and snacks 

Register now and secure your seat: https://www.eventnook.com/event/cabcmembersgathering2018/

[Partner Event] Asia Trade in the New Global Order

Date: 22 Nov 2018
8:00am - 2:00pm

The CABC would like to invite its members to  ‘Asia Trade in the New Global Order’, an event organized by the Asia House, taking place at the Mandarin Oriental, Singapore on Thursday 22 November 2018 from 8.00am – 2.00pm.

Asia Trade in the New Global Order will focus on the drivers of change in the global economy, from high-level policy shifts to the ongoing digital revolution. Taking place in Singapore on 22 November 2018, the dialogue will cover some of the most pressing themes in the global business environment.

As the ASEAN Chair for 2018 and a major global trade hub, Singapore is at the forefront of change as the global trading landscape shifts. It is also consistently ranked among the best cities globally for innovation in technology – a major factor driving change in the global trade order.

Leading figures from government, trade, investment, and technology will share predictive analysis on the shifts taking place within the world economy.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • HE Chan Chun Sing, Minister for Trade and Industry, Singapore
  • Dr Kai-Fu Lee, Chairman and CEO of technology venture investment firm Sinovation Ventures and former President of Google China
  • Thomas Lembong, Chairman of the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) and former Trade Minister of Indonesia
  • Dr Robert Koopman, Chief Economist at the World Trade Organization
  • Marcus Treacher, Senior Vice President of Customer Success, Ripple

Keynote speeches, discussions and panel sessions on the following themes:

  • The Shifting Trade Landscape in Asia and Beyond
  • Creating a Digital Ecosystem
  • The Business and Politics of the Belt and Road

More information about the event can be found here.

CABC Members can enjoy the benefit of complimentary tickets. Please contact Nicky Lung, Associate Director of the CABC, at nicky.lung@canasean.com to register for the event.

Webinar & Consultation with Global Affairs Canada on a Possible ASEAN-Canada Free Trade Agreement

Date: 8 Nov 2018

To continue the direct dialogue between CABC Members and the Government of Canada, we are pleased to announce a members-only exclusive webinar with the Global Affairs Canada (GAC) Trade Negotiation Division and CABC Members, to allow further sharing of perspectives and more in-depth discussion on a potential ASEAN-Canada FTA.

Date: November 8, 2018 (Thursday)
Time: 8:00am Singapore time (GMT+8)

The exclusive webinar with the GAC Trade Negotiation Division will be a valuable opportunity for CABC Members to discuss issues pertinent to Canada’s commercial interest in the region with the Government of Canada, and we greatly encourage your attendance.
To register for the webinar, please contact Greg Ross at greg.ross@canasean.com

The Canada Spotlight

Date: 1 Nov 2018
11:30am - 12:30pm


The CABC would like to invite you to join us at the Canada Spotlight session on November 1, at Gas Asia Summit 2018, part of the Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW).

Organized by the CABC, with the support of the High Commission of Canada in Singapore and the Government of Alberta, the Canada Spotlight is a high-level panel discussion that examine the ASEAN-Canada energy relationship and how the two regions can leverage their respective experience and expertise to foster more robust trade. With a specific focus on LNG, this panel will identify opportunities for advancement and investment by way of exchanging thought leadership and industry best practice.

As a supporting organization to GAS and SIEW, the CABC is also delighted to share that High Commissioner of Canada to Singapore H.E. Lynn McDonald will deliver her remarks at the Opening Ceremony of GAS on October 31.

We are pleased to announce that members of the CABC are privileged to enjoy special 15% discount. Contact Ms Nicky Lung at nicky.lung@canasean.com to claim the discount.

Partner Event: Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW)

Date: 29 Oct 2018

About Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW)

The Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) is an annual platform for energy professionals, policymakers and commentators to discuss and share best practices and solutions within the global energy space. SIEW aims to facilitate the exchange of ideas and discussions on pertinent energy-related issues, while simultaneously meeting the strategic objectives of Singapore’s commitment to becoming a global leader among energy companies converging on the event, as well as to provide a platform to showcase innovative products and solutions in the energy marketplace.

Visit their website here for more details on this exciting event coming to you in October 2018!