ABOUT THE SUMMIT
We are delighted to announce that the seventh edition of the Norway-Asia Business Summit is taking place in Cebu, the Philippines, 21-23 November 2017. Norway-Asia Business Summit aims to strengthen the competitiveness of Norwegian business in the region, through increased geopolitical knowledge, economic understanding, and market comprehension. The delegates are offered, through the presentations and networking possibilities, ideas for business opportunities in the region. The annual Summit provides a rich mix of discussions on business in Asia, with additional focus on a few countries currently enjoying rapid growth. Norway-Asia Business Summit is seen as an important event to meet and develop new and existing relations. A high-level participation from Norwegian and international
politicians, business leaders, academicians and journalists, all of whom will share their knowledge, insight, analysis and recommendations for the future, is expected to take part in the Summit.
In 2017, Norway-Asia Business Summit will take a closer look at:
• Global Recalibration: A Geopolitical Shift in Alliances
• Economics of Influence: China and India
• Growing a Greener World
• Oceans of Opportunity
• Business Futures
• Norway's relationship with China
Coincidentally, the Philippines holds the ASEAN chairmanship in 2017, which will highlight the association as a model of regionalism and a global player with the interest of the people at
its core. As a country, the Philippines is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, with an annual growth of almost 7%, attracting much interest from global investors. Norway-Asia Business Summit will be held at Shangri-La's Mactan Resort and Spa, a five-star tropical paradise located on the island of Mactan in Cebu in the Philippines. Numerous connecting flights to Manila and other cities in the region are available from Cebu. The Summit will be dynamic and engaging, with no other than Nisha Pillai as conference host. Through presen-tations, forums and hardtalk sessions, Norway-Asia Business Summit offers a great opportunity to interact and discuss with the speakers, industry peers and delegates. Mark your calendars now, we hope to see you in the Philippines 21-23 November 2017.