Optimist International Nepal, the administrative office of Nepal District of Optimist International is pleased to announce “Asia-Pacific Optimist Conference (APOC)”, an annual event that intends to bring forth all Optimists from Asia- Pacific region together in person in one forum. The primary purpose of APOC is to promote OPTIMISM AS A PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE, and to provide a platform for sharing the joy of spreading HOPE and POSITIVE VISION. The conference will further provide a conducive environment to promote fellowship among proactive people with optimistic mindsets, and to develop social and working relationships with individuals from across communities. The conference will also aid in furthering the effort of Optimist International in spreading optimism worldwide to “BRINGING OUT THE BEST IN YOUTH, OUR COMMUNITIES, AND OURSELVES”. Guest participation in this conference is open to all – Optimist members/non-members around the world who believe – “THE WORLD NEEDS MORE OPTIMISTS”.
The first edition of APOC was organized on 22nd and 23rd April 2022 in Kathmandu, Nepal. There was a gracious in-person as well as the virtual presence of Optimist International officers/leaders in the conference. The conference had been enriched with workshops, training, and sessions on OPTIMISM, HOPE and UPBEAT OUTLOOK.