Iran ASEAN Business Forum (IABF) is an entity or forum to provide, to establish, to grow the Iran trade and investment links in the ASEAN region, to organize trade missions for members and to serve as an advisory board for senior Iran policy-makers. The purpose of this business forum is to discuss and result the Iran-Asean workplan to implement the Joint Declaration on several strategic among countries in Trade, Investment, Tourism, Culture, and Education. In IABF first year of operation, it can produce a number of key initiatives to enhance outcomes for Iranian business in the region. These include the commissioning an Opportunity Study for Iranian SMEs and a Business Challenges Survey to better understand the obstacles of doing business in ASEAN.

IABF membership includes leading Iranian enterprises active in the ASEAN, and open to any Iranian company which conducting business or considering doing business in the region. Honourary members include representatives of Iranian Chambers of Commerce in ASEAN, provincial governments and the Iranian Trade Commissioner Service.