Anna Marie Events was honored to partner as the design and production lead for the US-ASEAN Business Council’s (US-ABC) February 17th event “Asia’s Best Kept Secret: The ASEAN Economic Community” held at the St. Regis Hotel San Francisco.
US-ABC is a forum founded in 1984 that aims to boost economic and trade relations between the United States and ASEAN member emerging countries, including Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Featuring Keynote speaker, His Excellency Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia, as well as U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, ASEAN Secretary General Le Luong Minh, and a number of ASEAN Trade Ministers, the Council’s AEC Conference hosted over 30 luminaries.
Anna Marie Events was responsible for event design (linens, floral, lighting, staging and floorplans), project management (contract management and fulfillment, purchasing, hotel room block reservations, interpreter service, Secret Service and Advance Team coordination, AV coordination, F&B coordination, photography and videography) and day-of show management (staff management, show management and contingency planning).
Kathi Lunardi, Special Assistant to the President & CEO and Event Manager for the ASEAN Business Council, speaks about her experience managing the event with Anna Marie Events:
Photo highlights from the ASEAN Business Council’s San Francisco event (all photos from Colson Griffith Photography):