Wednesday, March 1, 2017
BMW is Premium Mobility Provider for ASEAN 2017 Summit
Asian Carmakers Corporation (ACC) was recently awarded by the Philippine Government as the official premium mobility partner of the 2017 Association of South East Asian Nation (ASEAN) Summit 2017. As courtesy to the visiting dignitaries, ACC, the official importer and distributor of BMW in the Philippines will provide over 300 specially commissioned BMW 7 Series, BMW X5, and BMW 5 Series vehicles for ministers and leaders from the 10 ASEAN member-nation and dialogue throughout the year-long summit.
Executive Secretary Salvador Campo Medialdea together with ACC President Maricar Parco signed the contract to formalize the ACC’s designation as the premium vehicle provider at the Kalayaan Hall of Malacañan Palace. ASEAN 2017 National Organizing Council (NOC) Director General for Operations Marciano Paynor, Jr. and ACC Chairman Emeritus Gov. Jose Ch. Alvarez witnessed the private ceremony.
“We are truly honored to play an integral role in the ASEAN 2017. As the preferred premium vehicle provider for ASEAN Summit 2017, we strengthen our commitment to support government projects that drive economic growth and social progress for the benefit of the local automotive industry, the Filipino people, and the Asia-Pacific Region,” said Asian Carmakers Corporation Chairman Emeritus Gov. Jose Ch. Alvarez.
With this year’s theme, “Partnering for Change, Engaging the World”, the ASEAN 2017’s thematic priorities include people-centered initiatives, peace and stability, maritime security and cooperation, inclusive and innovative-led growth, ASEAN resiliency, and ASEAN as the model of regionalism . Apart from ministerial meetings throughout the year, leaders of the 10 ASEAN member-states which includes Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, and Brunei will be joined by ASEAN dialogue partners, namely USA, Japan, South Korea and China.