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

“The Canada Advantage” Report Launch Event

Date: 23 Aug 2018
8am to 10am


On August 23, 2018, CABC launched “The Canada Advantage”. The report is a joint report produced collaboratively by the CABC, the University of British Columbia (UBC), and the National University of Singapore (NUS).

Building on the momentum of the 2017 report “The ASEAN Advantage”, the report endeavours to drive continued support and awareness for an ASEAN-Canada Free Trade Agreement, with a focus on the benefits that ASEAN stands to receive from such agreement.

Sponsored by AirAsia, the breakfast session featured a presentation by contributing partners on the report’s findings, an analysis on the upcoming AEM-Canada Consultations on September 1, and an interactive Q&A session with a panel of experts.

Click here to read post-event report. 


Partner Event: Join Bloomberg Live – ASEAN Business Summit

Date: 12 Jul 2018
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

The international world order is undergoing a tectonic shift – the US is preoccupied with domestic issues, Brexit is rattling the EU and China’s trajectory towards global dominance appears unchecked. Against this changing backdrop, the future of the bloc of ten southeast Asian countries is in limbo. Can ASEAN seize the opportunity and transform itself into a powerhouse capable of challenging the new global paradigm?

For more information and to register click here.

*For CABC Members only.




Date: 20 Jun 2018

On 20-21st June in Singapore, the Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics in SMU will be hosting its 8th Annual SKBI Conference. Titled “Charting A Roadmap Towards A New Data Regime For The Digital Economy”, the conference seeks to identify the most critical building blocks of an enabling regional data ecosystem.  Hence, the conference would also act as a meeting point for the public and private sectors to come together to discuss and develop a roadmap that can show the way forward. It is jointly organised with the APEC Business Advisory Council, Asia Pacific Financial Forum and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) World Bank, supported by Monetary Authority of Singapore, Singapore Business Federation and Deutsche Bank.

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Business Luncheon: Multi-Chamber Luncheon Leadership in Energy Innovation

Date: 23 May 2018

CanCham Thailand in collaboration with Embassy of Canada, Bombardier and DFDL cordially invites you to participate CanCham’s first Sustainability Luncheon: Multi-Chamber Luncheon Leadership in Energy Innovation on May 23 at Ballroom II, Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit.  Registration opens at 11:30.



While in its infancy, experts agree that Blockchain is a game-changer for combatting climate change, with clean energy being just one of the impact areas. Blockchain provides a tool to connect emissions reductions opportunities with capital and demand. It can break down barriers between the carbon markets and IoT. It supports enterprise climate risk mitigation. Hear from a leading Canadian authority on blockchain and climate.


With a USD$16M dollar investment, Clean Power Asia has an ambitious mandate to scale grid-tied renewables in the region. As the donor and manager, USAID oversees the management, planning and reporting of this program. Through engaging with governments, financiers and project developers in Thailand and beyond, the agency has a privileged perspective on challenges and opportunities in advancing the clean power agenda in the region.


Boasting a broad portfolio ranging from ingenious rail systems to advanced signaling platforms for mass transit, Canadian firms are global leaders in designing and delivering innovative transportation solutions.  As Thailand pursues its path towards 4.0 and pushes its development, Canadian partners are ready and able to build new infrastructure and optimize exciting assets.


While recent government announcements have introduced some uncertainty into the renewable energy market, there remain several Thai policy levers that favour clean energy. From BOI incentives to the dynamic regulation around EV infrastructure, Thailand holds great promise for the next wave of clean energy innovators. Get the latest policy updates from DFDL’s leading renewables expert to better chart your path to success.

Visit their website for more details and how to register here!

Showcase Canada 2018 (Trade and Education Fair)

Date: 6 May 2018

CanCham Bangladesh considers Showcase Canada as a powerful tool to invite various business entities and educational partners at one platform.

Showcase Canada celebrates its 4th Successful event which sensitize both the Bangladeshi as well as Canadian business community about further scope to enhance bi-lateral trade and investment between Bangladesh and Canada.

It will create dynamic opportunities to interact with new organization, educational consultants, university representatives, meet people from diversified background and open doors to good friendship and trust between the two countries.

Read the event program here and click here for the registration form!

Visit their website here!

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Partner Event: Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW)

Date: 29 Oct 2018

As a supporting organization, CABC and our members enjoyed discounted ticket price to attend the Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW). SIEW is an annual platform for energy professionals, policymakers and commentators to discuss and share best practices and solutions within the global energy space. It 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.