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Known for its strategic location, Singapore serves as a hub for Asia, attracting a good cross representation of delegates 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 also constantly strives to differentiate itself with 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.

Jeannie Lim
Jeannie Lim

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 hub for Asia, attracting a good cross representation of delegates 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 also constantly strives to differentiate itself with 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) mission is to champion events as key drivers of the tourism sector and enablers for industry growth, 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, venue partners will be able to help create innovative solutions for event 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 one of Asia’s main air, sea and telecommunications hubs with market access to some 4.5 billion people within a 7-hour flight radius. Positioned in the middle of the fast-growing & emerging Asia-Pacific markets of China, India & ASEAN, business travellers can easily convene in Singapore, with more than 100 airlines flying to some 400 cities in 100 countries worldwide. Changi Airport was also voted for the sixth year running as the World's Best Airport by Skytrax

Accommodation

With more than 400 hotels and 67,000 rooms, there is an answer to 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.

Biocentennial year

In 2019, Singapore commemorates its Bicentennial. Its transformation into a global powerhouse is as inspirational as it is impressive. From Kampong Glam to Chinatown, Singapore River to Marina Bay, learn about key events that led to Singapore’s independence. Visit historical landmarks and learn about local customs or soak up the buzz at some of the World’s 50 Best Bars & Michelin starred Restaurants.

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

INTA 2020

Venue: Marina Bay Sands

Numbers: 11000
Event Date: 2020

Lions Club International

Venue: t.b.c.

Numbers: 20000
Event Date: 2020

World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

Venue: t.b.c.

Numbers: 8000
Event Date: 2024