Thanks for your interest in attending OCEAN18! We’ll have a very diverse crowd attending the conference. 

For this year’s summit, we want to inspire action-oriented conversations on six high-impact sectors: Creative Economy, Education, Food, Global Filipino Engagement, Healthcare, and Tourism. By cultivating innovation in these areas, these six strategic sectors have the potential to create jobs, better economic opportunities, and boost global recognition for local leaders driving Philippine innovation. 

We invite stakeholders from all levels to attend this year’s summit and take ownership over the future of Philippine economic growth. To learn more about which attendee category best applies to you, read below for more information before proceeding to the registration link.

We define an “Indiepreneur” as an early stage entrepreneur, whose venture has potential for high-impact and social value within the Philippine context. 

Indiepreneurs that are looking to scale may apply to be a participant in our Road to OCEAN18 master classes. We welcome Indiepreneurs to attend OCEAN18 at a special rate. Please email therese@oceansummit.ph with subject line “REGISTRATION – INDIEPRENEUR” to request a discount code.

The World Economic Forum (WEF) communities in the Philippines include members of the Global Shaper Hubs in Manila, Iloilo, Cebu, and Davao, as well as the WEF Young Global Leaders. 

We welcome all Shapers and Young Global Leaders to attend OCEAN18 for a special rate. Please email therese@oceansummit.ph with subject line “REGISTRATION – WEF” to request a discount code.

We welcome college students from all over the Philippines who have deep interest in the economic future of Philippine innovations to participate in diverse conversations of the OCEAN18 Summit.  

College students will receive a special registration rate for OCEAN18. Please email therese@oceansummit.ph with subject line “REGISTRATION – STUDENT” to request a discount code.

As leaders of the private sector, we cordially invite Industry Partners to participate in OCEAN18 conversations as key stakeholders in the advancement of Philippines’ economic ecosystem.