SINGAPORE — PRovoke Media's Asia-Pacific Summit returns to Singapore on 27 September, with a host of PR industry leaders set to explore the profession's ability to address critical challenges across the region. 

The 13th PRovoke Asia-Pacific Summit will be held at the Westin Singapore, focusing on the theme of ‘Complexity & Change’ — reflecting how today’s turbulent environment is creating significant transformation opportunities for the communications sector and its agencies.

Confirmed programme highlights include:

  • Why communications is more integral than ever to the boardroom, featuring Cloudflare's Luanne da Costa, EFG Bank's Leanne Sim and Ruder Finn's Elan Shou

  • Navigating market, geopolitical and technological challenges with Lenovo comms leader Stephanie Yu and Zeno's Ekta Thomas

  • Equitable access to health innovation, with Roche's Shruti Bose, Ada Wong from Sanofi, and SPAG Finn's Aman Gupta

  • The importance of women's health in Asia, with United Women president Georgette Tan Adamopoulos, Femtech Association founder Lindsay Davis, and Vanessa Ho Nikolovski from Weber Shandwick

  • Navigating the new world of ESG, led by FleishmanHillard's Patrick Yu, and featuring financial, legal and sustainability leaders 

  • The war against weaponized information, with BCW chief digital officer Joe Peng

  • Building reputation capital with research, featuring the Sandpiper research team that delivered this year's highly influential AI in Comms study

Along with lightning sessions on B2B influence, sustainability comms challenges and more. Full programme here

The Summit also includes a showcase of 2023 IN2 SABRE Award winners, which will take place as the final session of the conference. The same venue will play host to the 13th Asia-Pacific SABRE Awards on the evening of 27 September, recognising campaigns and agencies across the region that demonstrate the highest levels of strategic planning, creativity and business results.

As well as announcing winning campaigns, the SABRE Awards ceremony will reveal the Asia-Pacific Consultancies of The Year, the shortlist for which will go live tomorrow, celebrate the region’s Best Consultancies to Work For (announced next week), and honour this year's Individual Achievement SABRE recipients.

The Summit takes place in partnership with APACD, the region's premier association for in-house communicators.

In addition, the Summit and Awards have also attracted 21 further partners: Ruder Finn, Weber Shandwick, SPAG Finn, BCW, FleishmanHillard, Sandpiper, Edelman, Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Zeno Group, Ogilvy, MSL, W, IN.FOM Asia, The Hoffman Agency, Golin, GCI Health, First Partners, Media Outreach, ICCO, PRCA, IPR and WARC. 

Limited partnership opportunities are still available by contacting us here