Inside the Asia-Pacific Cooperation Summit in Hawaii

An Inside Look at the Impact of APEC on Meetings in Hawaii

It's a “game changer,” says Randy Tanaka.

The recent Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting, held in Honolulu November 7-13, “is an event that changes how the rest of the world will look at us,” says Tanaka, assistant general manager at the Hawaii Convention Center.

The eyes of the world were on the center as APEC brought about 20,000 attendees, 2,000 media representatives, hundreds of security forces, and 21 heads of state, including U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese

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