The Asia Pacific Internet Association (APIA) was originally established
in 1997 (as Asia & Pacific Internet Association). It is a
non-profit trade association. whose aim is to promote the business
interests of the Internet-related service industry in the Asia Pacific
Our Mission is:
- To ensure the future and stability of APRICOT
- To build human resource infrastructure for the Internet and to foster
the efficient, stable, and sustainable development of the Internet in
the Asia Pacific region.
APIA is now committed to the stabilisation of the APRICOT operation and
to continue to play a key role in educating and training the Internet
operators in Asia Pacific region.
This is done by providing and promoting educational opportunities by
hosting, endorsing, or co-organizing conferences, seminars, forums,
workshops, and other training events.
The Board of Directors is responsible for the
functioning of APIA, including keeping APIA true to its mission.