International Industrial Cooperation Organization


Global Economic Leaders Summit (GELS) is an international cooperation summit which aims to integrate international economic resources and strengthen international economic cooperation. Most of the participants of GELS are global industry & business leaders, and the summit also attracts influential figures in the fields of politics, economics and science.

GELS is initiated by Asia-Pacific CEO Association, Worldwide (APCEO), the well-known international organization, and co-hosted  by relevant governments. GELS is the first international economic cooperation summit with industry & business leaders as its main participants and be held in Asia at regular intervals. In the summit, VIP Participants will be awarded certifications that symbolize the identity of global economic leaders by the head of state.

International Sponsors: 

Asia-Pacific CEO Association, Worldwide 

Investment & Innovation Global Council (IIGC) 

Sponsor in China:

Jilin Provincial Government of China (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017)

China's National Development and Reform Commission (2015)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the PRC (2015)


Foreign Affairs Office of Jilin Provincial Government

Foreign and Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of Jilin Province

Asia-Pacific Fortune (Beijing) Economic Consulting Center

Asia-Pacific Fortune International Commerce Co., Ltd.

Department of Industry and Information Technology of Jilin Province

Development and Reform Commission of Jilin Province

The aims of GELS are:

- Gather international economic leaders, elite investors, science and technology giants, and political leaders

- Strengthen international industry innovation and cooperation, optimize allocation of global resources, and improve the quality and level of global industry, capital and technology cooperation

- Promote matching between international capital and global select projects

- Promote international industry investment and innovation, enhance Belt & Road exchange and cooperation

Links of GELS Summits:

1st (2011) Global Economic Leaders Summit (GELS)

2nd (2012) Global Economic Leaders Summit (GELS)

3rd (2013) Global Economic Leaders Summit (GELS)

4th (2015) Global Economic Leaders Summit (GELS)

5th (2017) Global Economic Leaders Summit (GELS)

Leadership of the Summit (from China):


Bayin Chaolu

Secretary of CPC Jilin Provincial 



Liu Guozhong

Premier of the State Council of 

the People's Republic of China

Governor of Jilin Province



Zhu Yanfeng

Vice Secretary of CPC Jilin 

Provincial Committee


Wang Rulin

Secretary of CPC Jilin Provincial 



Lin Wu

Vice Executive Governor of 

Jilin Province


Ma Junqing

Vice Executive Governor of 

Jilin Province


Chen Weigen

Vice Governor of Jilin Province


Fang Li

Secretary General of CPC Jilin 

Provincial Committee

Main Participants:

- Foreign heads of state;

- Officials from Chinese governments;

- Executives from Fortune Global 500 companies, Forbes Global 2000 companies;

- Executives of the Global Top 200 Industrial Investment Company;

- Relevant government officials from countries along the Belt & Road;

- Executives from China's top 500 enterprises;

- Renowned economists;

- Chiefs from famous international organizations and industry associations;

- Other VIPs.

Main Activities

Government MeetingKeynote SessionsWelcoming Banquet
Roadshow of ProjectsInvestment MatchmakingRanking List Releasing

Closed-Door MeetingEvening PartyCooperation & Investigation

In the summit, traditional industries are interactive with emerging industries. Participants from industialized economies exchange with emerging economies to summarize favourable economic developing models,explore new economic growth power and offer a main industrial cooperation channel for different countries and regions.

In the past 15 years, the international host APCEO has successfully held many significant international summits like "International Cooperation Summit for CEOs, Governors, Mayors & Political Figures, worldwide (ICS)", "World Emerging Industries Summit (WEIS)", "Global Outsourcing Summit (GOS)" and "International Culture Industry Summit (ICIS)". The GELS will be APCEO's new contribution to the economic development of the world.

The host in China of 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015 GELS is the People's Government of Jilin Province, PRC. GELS will be held simultaneously with the "China-Jilin·Northeast Asia Investment and Trade Expo" which is jointly hosted by National Development and Reform Commission of China, Ministry of Commerce of China and Jilin Provincial Government. 

Links of APCEO Summits:


International Cooperation Summit for CEOs, Governors, Mayors

& Political Figures, Worldwide (ICS)

weis.pngWorld Emerging Industries Summit (WEIS)

gos.pngGlobal Service Trade & Outsourcing Summit (GSTOS)

icis.pngInternational Culture Industrie Summit (ICIS)

ghms.pngGlobal High-End Manufacturing Summit (GHMS)

ghicc.pngGlobal Health Industry Cooperation Conference (GHICC)

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