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Known for its strategic location, Singapore serves as a gateway to Asia, with good access to a regional marketplace from across Southeast Asia, China and India. Event organisers can take advantage of the increasing interest in Asia from the international business community - and attract delegates looking to access and harness the growing opportunities in this region. Singapore is also known for a strong base of quality business events and programmes that complement key economic sectors which underpin Singapore’s economy. As a leading, world-class business city and MICE destination,
complemented with iconic infrastructure, multicultural experiences and world-class entertainment, it enables new possibilities for the professional growth of individuals, teams and businesses.

Edward Koh
Edward Koh

Executive Director, Conventions, Meetings & Incentive Travel

Location

Hemisphere: Northern
Continent: Asia/Pacific
Country: Singapore
City: NA

Components

International Airports: 1
Currency: $ (SGD)
Number of Hotels: 420
Number of Convention Centres: 7

Country Overview

Known for its strategic location, Singapore serves as a gateway to Asia, with good access to a regional marketplace from across Southeast Asia, China and India. Event organisers can take advantage of the increasing interest in Asia from the international business community - and attract delegates looking to access and harness the growing opportunities in this region. Singapore is also known for a strong base of quality business events and programmes that complement key economic sectors which underpin Singapore’s economy. As a leading, world-class business city and MICE destination, complemented with iconic infrastructure, multicultural experiences and world-class entertainment, it enables new possibilities for the professional growth of individuals, teams and businesses.

CVB Overview

The Singapore Exhibition and Convention Bureau’s™ (SECB) is the lead government agency that champions the business events industry in Singapore, with the aim to establish Singapore as a vibrant business events destination where people, technology and ideas converge.

Knowledge Hub Overview

Singapore is the home base of thought-leadership and innovation with unique strengths in knowledge-based and knowledge-driven industries such as financial services, advanced manufacturing, applied health sciences, media and digital content. Singapore has also successfully grown its R&D base, drawing top scientific and creative talent and nurturing R&D collaborations between the public sector and private enterprise.

Significant Convention Centres

Singapore has seven convention venues with world-class facilities to adequately cater to the demands and desires of event organisers. Be it holding an event in one of the two integrated resorts or at a centrally-located convention venue, or hosting it in a space large enough to cater for 50,000 delegates or at a waterfront location by the Singapore River, our venue partners are committed to create innovative solutions to make your event a success.

Protocol

Nationals of most countries do not require visas for social visits of 30-days duration provided they are in possession of valid travel documents. For more information, please visit VisitSingapore.com

Access

Singapore is a major air, sea and telecommunications hub in Asia. From its strategic position, it offers market access to 4 billion people within a 7-hour flight radius. With flights from 380 cities in 100 countries and territories, Singapore is easily accessible from anywhere around the world. Changi International Airport receives 7,400 flights a week, providing convenience and effective connectivity for corporate travellers.

Accommodation

With more than 400 hotels and 67,000 rooms, there is an answer for every budget and preference – from no-frills accommodation to boutique hotels, modern business hotels and luxury beach resorts. Most hotels offer fully-equipped business centres, meeting facilities, broadband internet access and other conveniences.

DMC's/PCO's

Singapore has a wide variety of PCOs and DMCs who are well-experienced in customising innovative and creative solutions for their clients and organising events, both big and small.

After hours

Multicultural heritage, city in a garden, city of the future are all descriptions of Singapore. Once the working day ends, head out and become an explorer. Socialisers can discover our award winning bars and famous cocktails. Culture shapers will learn about our diverse heritage & uncover local communities such as Joo Chiat, an historic Peranakan neighbourhood or Kampong Glam, the ancestral seat of the indigineous Malays.

Knowledge Hubs

Banking/Finance/Insurance
Ecology & Environment
Medical Sciences/Healthcare
Oil/Gas/Electricity/Energy
Safety & Security
Technology
Transport & Communication

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Recent/future
international
conventions

International Trademark Association Annual Meeting

Venue: Sands Expo & Convention Centre - Marina Bay Sands

Numbers: 8000
Event Date: 2020

Lions Clubs International Convention

Venue: Sands Expo & Convention Centre - Marina Bay Sands

Numbers: 20000
Event Date: 2020

World Congress of Lung Cancer

Venue: Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre

Numbers: 8000
Event Date: 2020