Australian Davos Connection - ADC Forum


ADC Forum, the Australian Davos Connection Limited, is an independent, not-for-profit organisation founded in 1996 by the Australian members and participants of the World Economic Forum (WEF). For over two decades, ADC Forum has brought together the nation’s foremost decision makers and thought leaders across all sectors to focus on the issues that are critical to future prosperity.

ADC Forum is an internationally connected community, enabling a strategic architecture for business to intersect with governments and academia across the world. ADC Forum brings a unique perspective, reflecting the changing nature of Australia and the world and strategically positioning Australia to make a major contribution in shaping the Asian Century.

ADC Forum is able to draw on a network of leaders and the best thinkers across the globe to provide unique insights and challenge conventional wisdom. It takes a cross-sectoral approach to developing capacity for business, government, universities and broader civil society to jointly contribute to a resilient global system. Individual relationships and active engagement with partners are central to ADC Forum’s success and its capacity to provide unparalleled access to global influencers.

ADC is unique in combining a strong policy capability with credibility in the business sector, the capacity to incubate ideas and opportunities and the delivery of outcomes within the framework of an integrated strategy. Hence, ADC is more than a think tank, and integral to its strength are is its openness to collaborate with other institutions and organisations, reflected in a range of national and international agreements and working arrangements.