In today’s digital age, APEC continues to pursue its effort to build prosperity for people in the Asia-Pacific region. APEC’s theme this year is to focus on connecting people, building the future.
This year, we seek creative interpretation for the theme through the APEC Photo Contest 2019 by amateurs and professionals alike. We encourage you to share your views through your snaps that capture the theme and priorities, and send them to APEC!
The aim of these priorities is to connect and empower people, businesses and communities, in all parts of the Asia-Pacific, to thrive in an age of digital disruption. Your photos can help to tell this story.
Participants must be citizens or permanent residents of the APEC member economies: Australia; Brunei Darussalam; Canada; Chile; People’s Republic of China; Hong Kong, China; Indonesia; Japan; Republic of Korea; Malaysia; Mexico; New Zealand; Papua New Guinea; Peru; the Philippines; Russia; Singapore; Chinese Taipei; Thailand; United States; and Viet Nam
- First Prize – SGD 2,500
- Second Prize – SGD 2,000
- Third Prize – SGD 1,500
- Popular Choice – SGD 1,000
- Instagram Influencer – SGD 1,000
HOW TO ENTER THE CONTEST?
APEC Photo Contest 2019 must be entered by submitting entry(s) using the online form provided at [form link] or by tagging APEC on Instagram (@apec). The entry must fulfill all the requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of APEC Secretariat.
INSTAGRAM CHECKLIST FOR SUBMISSION:
Photo submission is open through our Instagram account (@apec), encouraging both amateur and professional photo enthusiasts to take part in the contest. Here are the entry requirements for Instagram submission:
- Follow APEC Instagram account: @apec
- Must include hashtag #APECPhotoContest2019 in caption
- Must include a hashtag indicating the APEC priority that the photo represents
- Must include title and location of the photo in caption
- Make sure photo follows the general guideline of APEC Photo Contest 2019 (see below)
- Maximum submission is 3 photos per account. More than 3 entries submitted will not be accepted.
Those who participate in the contest through Instagram stand a chance to win the APEC Influencer Award, on top of the chance to win the main prize.
The participant shall retain the copyright of the photos submitted in the competition.
You may choose to interpret any one of the following APEC 2019 theme and priorities:
Building the future
Women, small businesses and inclusive growth
Korean Photographic assists amateur or pro Korean photographers in South Korea who have the lack of English skills to participate international photography competitions. We are welcome partnership proposals and send us your photography competitions submission guideline. We will translate it and release through our website.