The Conference Board Asia helps member companies navigate the ever-changing business climate in India, Southeast Asia, greater China and Australasia. The Conference Board’s unique perspective on the global economy gives both local and multinational member companies a strategic edge on issues that affect their business.

From our offices in Hong Kong and Singapore, we provide resources and events for decision makers like you in this complex region. Our members in Asia can access an array of information and content on corporate leadership, economy and business environment, and human capital. Executives from member companies benefit from The Conference Board’s global and Asia-specific research and reports, an indispensable webcast program (live and on demand), complimentary entry to senior executive briefings, direct access to world-renowned subject-matter experts, eligibility to join Asia and Emerging Markets peer learning groups, and unlimited support from the Ask TCB business information service.

The bottom line? The Conference Board tracks economic developments and business trends in the region and abroad so you have the tools you need to navigate them successfully.

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Peer Networks

China Communication and Marketing Council
Meets to discuss issues and exchange best practices such as branding, stakeholder relationships, public affairs, employee relations, community relations, interactive marketing and communication technologies issues with a strong focus on Greater China.

Emerging Markets Mergers and Acquisitions Council
The Council provides senior executives in charge of Mergers and Acquisitions for Emerging Markets, including Asia, with a network of professional peers.

Asia-Pacific Communication and Marketing Council
This council draws on the expertise of its members, augmented by insights of respected leaders in the fields of public relations, public affairs, investor and legal communications, employee relations, community relations and communications technologies.

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Publications

China Center Insight Compilation: China's Demographic Shift and Its Impact on MNC Business

Collated in this compilation are extracts of pieces that summarize our thinking on China's momentous demographic transition and its impacts on labor and workforce dynamics and on MNC business in China.

(China Center Publications, May 2018)

China Center Research Brief: Collateral Damage -- American & European exporters in China

Tariffs on China, if they manifest, will hit everyone “under the specified category,” including many US exporters in China, as well as their respective suppliers both in and outside of China. 

(China Center Publications, May 2018)

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Webcasts

Who is accountable for gender balance within organizations?
May 30, 2018 03:00 PM CET [15:00] (Brussels), 09:00 AM ET [09:00] (New York), 01:00 PM UTC [13:00]

This webcast will explore the question of gender balance and the idea of who holds responsibility for this within an organization. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available

A Marriage of Algorithms and Human Capital - Part II
June 05, 2018 03:00 PM CET [15:00] (Brussels), 09:00 AM ET [09:00] (New York), 01:00 PM UTC [13:00]

Part II will focus on predictive analytics and the new technology developments that are helping it enhance business and strategic workforce decisions. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available

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Blogs

Participate in the 2018 Business Contributions to the Arts Survey
The 2018 Business Contributions to the Arts survey, conducted by The Conference Board and Americans for the Arts, is open until Friday, June 8. Please share your data regarding your organization's support for the arts to help us provide important benchmarking information to the corporate philanthropy and arts communities. The survey should take no more than 15-20 minutes to complete. (Citizenship and Philanthropy Blog, May 2018)

Digital Media Predictions for a Post-GDPR World
Last week, a business acquaintance made a ballsy prediction on LinkedIn for which he took a fair amount of flak. Posting a comment, I noted that his essential point was not that much of a stretch. Of course, there were nuances to the argument, but a long statement with a bunch of caveats wouldn’t be nearly as interesting or thought-provoking. Predictions have to push at the edges or people won’t pay attention. So, I figured it was time to step onto the ledge and make some predictions. (Society for New Communications Research Blog, May 2018)

A Fireside Chat on Impact and Mission Measurement
As part of staying up to date on corporate social responsibility and nonprofit program management best practices, we sat down for a chat with Jason Saul, Founder and CEO of Mission Measurement, and Alex Parkinson, Senior Researcher and Director of the Society for New Communications Research of The Conference Board (SNCR). Here’s what we learned about why it’s important to measure impact, what donors expect, current trends—and common mistakes. (Citizenship and Philanthropy Blog, May 2018)

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The Conference Board Asia

Singapore
22-81 The Central
8 Eu Tong Sen Street
Singapore 059818
Telephone: +65 6325 3121

Hong Kong
Room 1213, 12/F, Tai Yau Building
181 Johnston Road
Wanchai
Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 2804 1000
Fax: +852 2869 1403

Contact: Nick Sutcliffe
Executive Director, Asia nick.sutcliffe@conference-board.org

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.2%
  • Brazil 0.8%
  • China 1.7%
  • Euro Area 0.6%
  • France 0.1%
  • Germany 0.3%
  • Global 0.5%
  • India 1.1%
  • Japan 0.3%
  • Korea 1.3%
  • Mexico 0.4%
  • Spain 0.1%
  • U.K. 0.2%
  • U.S. 0.4%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
  • Visit ILC website
  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website