Special Events and Meetings


Back by popular demand, you won't want to miss the world-famous APEC Micromouse Competition. The only event of its kind in North America, this competition draws contestants from all over the world. The Micromouse Competition will take place on Monday, March 5th at 20:00 in the Exposition.

Spouse & Guest Program

APEC welcomes the spouses and guests of the APEC conference to participate in conference activities. This year, two tours will be available to APEC spouses and guests. Tours can be purchased through the APEC registration system. This year’s options include:

San Antonio American Indian Mission Tours

Monday, March 5, 2018 | 9:00-12:00

  • Yanguana Mission Heritage Tour with a cultural presentation and native food sampling included
  • A traditional Native lunch will be prepared for all attendees
  • Cost: $100 per person

San Antonio Botanical Gardens

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 | 9:00-13:00

  • One hour guided tour of beautiful Botanical Gardens with tour guide
  • Chef demonstration with gourmet food sampling included
  • Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt for guests to explore more of the gardens on their own
  • Cost: $100 per person