About the Event

ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (ABIS) 2017: “World Leaders’ Roadmap Towards Prosperity for All”

The ASEAN Business and Investment Summit 2017 (ABIS 2017) is set to be a three-day conference that presents the premiere annual business event of the ASEAN Business Advisory Council that brings attention to the business, investment opportunities, issues, and directions in the ASEAN today. It is organized to serve as a platform for conversations among regional and global stakeholders in the ASEAN Economic Community. These stakeholders are expected to be business leaders, public personalities, entrepreneurs, and entities considered as thought-leaders in their respective fields.

ABIS is the culminating event of the year that highlights the multichannel connectivity, infrastructure development, entrepreneurial empowerment, disruptive innovation, policy directions in trade, issues that affect businesses which the council and its partners have been collectively resolving, and other trendsetting topics that have been the decisive and priority concerns of the leaders today.

It aims to further the interest of achieving the goals of the ASEAN Economic Community 2025 by collective discussions and collaborative efforts.

An estimated 1,700 top level executives representing diverse sectors, distinguished thought leaders, champions and leaders from the government, business, academe and research entities from the region, entrepreneurs, and entrepreneurship mentors and enablers. ABIS expects the ASEAN, its partners, and the world.

The ABIS 2017 three-day conference is designed with movable forum blocks with keynote addresses delivered by State Leaders in between topics. Derivative activities such as plenary workshops, series of informal talks, question-and-answer sessions, facilitated conversations, round tables, and other activities are set to tie in with the summit official agenda.


November 12– ASEAN Mentorship for Entrepreneurs Network (AMEN) Launch at the Theater, Solaire

November 13 and 14– ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (ABIS) Proper at the Solaire Grand Ballroom

Supporting Organisations

Supporting Organisations - Brunei 2013

Coming soon..

Supporting Organisations - Cambodia 2012

(Cambodia, 2012)




Supporting Organisations - Indonesia 2011

Indonesia, 2011



Supporting Organisations - Vietnam 2010

Vietnam, 2010


Supporting Organisations - Thailand 2008

Thailand, 2008


Supporting Organisations - Malaysia 2005

Malaysia, 2005

Event Manager

Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI)

ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (ASEAN-BIS)

The ASEAN BIS is an annual summit that brings together private and public sector organizations, government representatives and captains of industry from within and outside ASEAN for dialogue and networking.

ASEAN BAC collaborates with ASLI to organize this annual summit aimed to increase ASEAN’s attractiveness and competitiveness.