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Our Partners

The APEC CEO Summit is the most influential meeting of business and government in the Asia-Pacific.  This year, PwC has retained their long association as Knowledge Partner of the CEO Summit. They are being joined by additional Premier Partners Contact Energy, Fonterra, Microsoft and Westpac NZ.

PwC is proud to be celebrating 12 years as the exclusive knowledge partner of the APEC CEO Summit - helping to bring together heads of state, CEOs, and leaders of civil society to discuss and debate the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for the APEC economies.  With operations in all 21 APEC economies, PwC is committed to helping APEC achieve sustainable and inclusive growth as we begin to emerge from the challenges of the pandemic. Learn more about PwC.
Contact Energy is one of New Zealand’s largest energy retailers and generators. We generate 8.5 terawatt hours of electricity from hydro, geothermal and gas each year and we manage more than 530,000 customer connections. Our vision is to build a better New Zealand and play a leading role in the decarbonisation of the energy sector and wider economy. Learn more about Contact.
We’re an Aotearoa, New Zealand dairy co-operative owned by 10,000 farming whānau (families). Through the spirit of co-operation and a can-do attitude, Fonterra’s farmers, along with 20,000 employees around the world, share the goodness of our milk through innovative consumer, foodservice and ingredient brands. Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do, and we’re committed to leaving things in a better way than we found them. Everyday people working hard to be Good Together in the community. Learn more about Fonterra.
Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organisation on the planet to achieve more. From cloud to AI and modern workplace solutions, Microsoft provides trusted, flexible and secure tools for local tech partners to innovate with and make their customers’ lives easier. Its business model is built on partnering with New Zealand innovators to help them grow and succeed on the global stage, harnessing the power of technology to change our world for the better. Learn more about Microsoft.
Westpac NZ has been serving Kiwis since 1861 and is one of New Zealand’s largest banks, employing more than 4000 staff and serving more than 1.3 million customers. We’re also the main banker of the New Zealand Government. We’re committed to improving the social, environmental and economic wellbeing of all New Zealanders, and we believe that when we work together with our customers we can achieve great outcomes.  Learn more about Westpac NZ.

International Media Partners

TIME is a global media brand that reaches a combined audience of more than 100 million around the world. A trusted destination for reporting and insight, TIME’s mission is to tell the stories that matter most, to lead conversations that change the world and to deepen understanding of the ideas and events that define our time. With unparalleled access to the world’s most influential people, the immeasurable trust of consumers globally, an unrivaled power to convene, TIME is one of the world’s most recognizable media brands with renowned franchises that include the TIME100 Most Influential People, Person of the Year, Firsts, Best Inventions, World’s Greatest Places and premium events including the TIME100 Summit and Gala, TIME100 Health Summit, TIME100 Next and more.
CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, is the world’s leading business and financial news channel. Its mission is to help the influential and aspirational make astute decisions to get ahead by providing live market updates, breaking news, in-depth analysis and exclusive interviews across its TV and digital platforms from Monday to Friday. During evenings and weekends the channel shows the best in sport, current affairs and entertainment. Visit for more information.
Bloomberg Media is a leading, global, multi-platform brand that provides decision-makers with timely news, analysis and intelligence on business, finance, technology, climate change, politics and more. Powered by a newsroom of over 2,700 journalists and analysts, it reaches influential audiences worldwide across every platform including digital, social, TV, radio, print and live events. Bloomberg Media is a division of Bloomberg LP. Visit for more information.