Indonesia will host the Asia Media Summit (AMS) 2013 in the city of Manado. This was announced at the Preparatory Meeting of the AMS 2013 on April 16 2012 in Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
The AMS 2013 will be organized by AIBD and jointed hosted by the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT), Indonesia and the Government of Manado City.
(From right to left) Mr. Yang Binyuan, AIBD Director, Mr. Freddy Tulung – Director General of IPC – MCIT, Mr. Harley Mangindaan, Vice Mayor of Manado City
On the sidelines of the Preparatory Meeting, AIBD team has inspected the potential venues in Manado to host the AMS, which will be held at the end of May 2013.
Manado is the capital of the North Sulawesi province of Indonesia. It has an epithet that is "The Land of Smiling People", which highlights Manado as a friendly place to visit. Manado offers a rich culture, culinary delights, and a beautiful landscape. It is also famous throughout the region for its diving areas.