ABA Bank sponsors IDP’s Global Alumni Convention 2017
In line with its core values on supporting education and encouraging business initiatives, ABA Bank proudly became a Gold sponsor of the 3rd IDP’s Global Alumni Convention (GAC), which took place at the Sokha Hotel & Residence in Phnom Penh. Conducted on 17-18 November 2017, the event attracted more than 500 delegates and was presided by H.E. Prak Sokhonn, Minister of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation.
Annually organized by IDP Education Cambodia, GAC 2017 focused on three components – the Global Business and Education Forum, the Global Education and Career Expo, and the Global Alumni Reunion Gala Dinner. The Global Business forum featured important topics including Agribusiness, Business Communication in Digital Age, Innovation-Driven Leadership, and many more.
This annual convention series brought together graduates from Cambodia, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, China, Malaysia, Singapore and other countries, providing a forum to meet, share ideas and talk to experts, decision makers and leaders from government, private sector, and civil society.
Commenting on the occasion, Lim Seang Heng, Public Relations Supervisor at ABA Bank said, “This is the second time that ABA Bank sponsored GAC, and we are delighted to be part of this global convention as it plays an important role in creating new business opportunities. The Convention offers the platform for IDP graduates from around the globe, high-ranking officials from ministries and embassies, directors, CEOs, and senior executives from businesses meet and share ideas on education, career pathways, employment and business opportunities, which is significant for the economic contribution and business practice in Cambodia.”
About the GAC Convention
The Global Alumni Convention (GAC) is organized by IDP Education, the world’s largest international student placement and education services provider. The GAC focuses on the themes of reconnecting with learning, knowledge sharing and being inspired to fulfill education, professional and business potential showcasing overseas education opportunities, career options, alumni success stories, insights into Cambodia’s position in the world. And it also provides a platform for high-level interactive panel discussions with leaders in government, business and civil society from within Cambodia and internationally.