Are you a young leader with big aspirations for your future career?


Scenic Rim Regional Council is offering one local person the chance to participate in the Young Professionals Forum at the 2019 Asia Pacific Cities Summit, being held in Brisbane from 7- 10 July.


The Asia Pacific Cities Summit is one of our region’s leading forums, offering world class speakers, an inspiring and topical program, a business introductions program and an array of networking opportunities. The last event in 2017 included 1303 representatives from 135 cities, including 93 mayors.

Register Your Interest

To register your interest contact the Scenic Rim Economic Development team by 3 May on 07 5540 5111 or use the button below to get in touch.

Tailored Professional Development

This prestigious Young Professionals Program aims to equip our next generation of leaders with tailored professional development and the opportunity to develop their ideas and city solutions.

The lucky recipient of this opportunity will participate in a range of activities, get to listen to world renowned speakers, participate in a collaborative group work assignment and have the opportunity to present to city and business leaders from around the world.

Why attend the APCS as a Young Professional:

  • Get an early understanding of the urban challenges and network with other Young Professionals online.
  • Participate in collaborative workshops to solve real urban challenges relating to the 2019APCS sub-themes, including an exclusive session with Marc Randolph, co-founder of Netflix.
  • Present your city solutions to all attending city and business leaders.
  • Connect with Mayors from the Asia Pacific region and beyond at this exclusive networking event.
  • Attend keynote sessions, plenary sessions and all social and networking event

To be eligible to apply you must:

  • Be between 18 – 30 years of age
  • Be a resident and working in the Scenic Rim Regional Council area
  • Have a passion for one or more of the Summit sub-themes – innovation of cities, mobility of cities, liveability of cities and sustainability of cities

The successful applicant will receive conference registration valued at $495 per participant, as well as 3 nights’ hotel accommodation in Brisbane, making the entire opportunity worth over $1000. This is a fabulous opportunity to further your career and expand your horizons.

To learn more about the APCS visit