The Government of the Philippines is proud to host the 23rd World Economic Forum on East Asia on 21-23 May 2014. With the theme, “Leveraging Growth for Equitable Progress”, this year’s forum will focus on Achieving Equitable Progress; Advancing Models for Sustainable Growth; and Realizing Regional Connectivity. The 23rd East Asia Forum is a momentous opportunity to join hands with the World Economic Forum in its objective to improve the state of the world, by bringing high-level business, political, academic and other leaders of society to the Philippines as they steer and shape global, regional and industry agenda. It will also be an opportune time for the Republic to showcase its stellar economic performance, and enjoin global leaders and businesses to seize the vast investment opportunities in Asia’s bright spot – the Philippines. For more information, visit