Silicon Valley Leadership Group Welcomes World Leaders to San Francisco for APEC 2023

San Francisco, CA – Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG) – the leading business association representing the innovation economy and its ecosystem – today welcomed world leaders from the 21-member Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation group to San Francisco and the Bay Area for the annual summit promoting trade, investment, and economic development. 

SVLG CEO Ahmad Thomas today said: 

“On behalf of our member companies, SVLG welcomes the world leaders convening in San Francisco this week for the 30th annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit. 

“Set against the current backdrop of geopolitical challenges, the focus of this week’s summit on meaningful cooperation across nations in the Asia-Pacific will improve business relations, support international trade, and spur greater collaboration for economic growth across the APEC region. 

“International trade is the lifeblood of the innovation sector, and Silicon Valley is the global hub of the world’s leading companies driving the latest advancements in the fields of artificial intelligence, semiconductors, software, and more.

“This week is a time for the Bay Area to showcase our resilient economy and share our commitment to, and vision of, building inclusive and sustainable economic growth in the region while bolstering American competitiveness at home and abroad.”