Asia-Pacific Optimist Conference (APOC)

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 the Optimists around the world 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 further intends to provide a conducive environment to promote fellowship among proactive people with optimistic mindset, 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”.

Participation in this conference is open to all – Optimist members/non-members around the world who believes – “The World Needs More Optimists”.

The first edition of APOC was organized on April 22-23, 2022 in Kathmandu, Nepal. There was a gracious in-person as well as virtual presence of Optimist leaders from Optimist International at the conference. The conference had been enriched with workshops, trainings, and sessions on Optimism, Hope and Upbeat Outlook.

The second edition of APOC is scheduled to be held on March 10-11, 2023 in Pokhara, Nepal.

Please email at for any queries on APOC.