PARTNERS' EVENTS
1ST SME INSURANCE SUMMIT 

22–23 Aug  |  9.00am – 4.30pm  |  Marina Mandarin Hotel, Singapore


Asia Insurance Review as the voice of the insurance industry of Asia, is organising this first ever Summit on Insurance for SMEs to provide a platform for SMEs to understand the fundamental importance of cost effective risk management and the role insurance can play to help manage the unpredictable risks faced. Insurance is a necessary investment and not an ancillary cost. Insured SMEs are less vulnerable to financial losses in the face of a disaster. To register, please contact Michelle at +65 6372 3178 or email michelle@asiainsurancereview.com

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FINANCIAL TOOLS WORKSHOP

24 Aug  |  9.30am – 12noon (Registration starts at 9.00am)  | IE Singapore, 230 Victoria Street, Level 10, Little Red Dot Seminar Room  | S$40


In 2015, 7.4% of global retail sales were transacted online and amounted to 1.55 trillion U.S dollars. This is estimated to grow to 14.6% in 2020 as the global digital economy grows.

SMEs thus need to be able to build a robust online financial platform in order to expand rapidly to grow their global footprint. Learn how to set up secure online retail and payment solutions, and how can business structure their business to incorporate intangible assets in this workshop.
 
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LOGISTIC TOOLS WORKSHOP

25 Aug  |  9.30am – 12noon (Registration starts at 9.00am)  | IE Singapore, 230 Victoria Street, Level 10, Little Red Dot Seminar Room  | S$40


There are huge opportunities for businesses with the rise of e-commerce transactions, however this is also forcing businesses to re-think their cross-border fulfilment management.

Adopting an innovative fulfilment strategy can help SMEs add value to their entire supply chain bringing efficiencies across inventory management, cross border trade solutions and last mile fulfilment services.

Join us to learn how digitalisation of supply chain can enable businesses to scale globally.
 
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FUJI XEROX DOCUWORLD CONFERENCE 2017 – SMART NATION, SMART BUSINESSES

23–24 Aug  |  9.00am – 6.00pm  |  Fuji Xerox Towers, Level 1, 80 Anson Road, Singapore 079907 – Showroom, Customer Value Innovation Hub (CVIH) |  Complimentary


Discover how your business can benefit from streamlining your value chain at DocuWorld August 2017. Hear from industry experts from a variety of sectors who will share their insights and success stories on industry trends, sustainability and digital transformation. DocuWorld is a biannual conference organised by Fuji Xerox to share best practices on increasing workplace productivity. 

The focus topics are sustainability and green solutions, cyber security, digital transformation, and innovation. Each delegate will receive an entrance pack worth $100.
 
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EGYPT – SINGAPORE BUSINESS FORUM 2017

25 Aug  |  10.30am – 1.00pm  | Singapore Business Federation, Seminar Rooms 1- 3  | Complimentary for members of supporting organisations


The Singapore Business Federation (SBF), Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Singapore and the Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce (FEDCOC) are pleased to present the Egypt-Singapore Business Forum 2017, in conjunction with the visit of H.E. Dr Sahar Nasr, Minister of Investment and International Cooperation, Admiral Mohab Mamish, Chairman & Managing Director, Suez Canal Authority and the Suez Canal Economic Zone, and the accompanying business and government delegates. This business forum will provide participants with updates on the Egypt economy and business conditions, and allow Singapore businesses to have an in-depth look into emerging sectorial opportunities. 

Singapore businesses will also have the opportunity to meet and network with the Egyptian officials from Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation, Suez Canal Authority and 15 elite business leaders at the event.
 
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SENSE AND SENSIBILITIES OF TP METHODS

28 Aug  |  9.00am – 12.00noon  |  Room 903 Theatre, Level 9, NTUC Centre, No 1 Marina Boulevard, Singapore 018989  | S$85 (SIATP Members); S$95 (SICC Members); S$138 (Non-Members)


With transfer pricing being increasingly scrutinised, an area that companies and tax authorities may disagree is the correct application of transfer pricing (TP) method used when calculating transaction price in a related party transaction. When challenged, companies have to demonstrate why and how the specific method was adopted.     
 
Learn the various TP methods and gain tips on applying the appropriate method rule for different types of related party transactions at this event by the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals (SIATP).      
 
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IP WEEK @ SG 2017 – Ideas to Asset: Driving the Future Economy with Intellectual Property

29–30 Aug  |  Marina Bay Sands, Expo & Convention Centre  | Please refer to website for cost fees.  


Themed “Ideas to Assets – Driving the Future Economy with Intellectual Property”, IP Week @ SG 2017 features the world’s foremost IP thought leaders, legal experts and innovative companies, to share insights on IP commercialisation and winning strategies for business growth. The event expects over 1,700 attendees from more than 30 countries and will bring together the innovation community to celebrate, network and collaborate (11 Public CPD points).

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MASTERCLASS ON GEOPOLITICS IN ASIA FROM A MANAGERIAL PERSPECTIVE

29 Aug  |  7.30pm – 9.30pm (Registration at 7.00pm) |  ESSEC Business School, Asia-Pacific, 5 Nepal Park, Singapore 139408  


Prof Cedomir Nestorovic, Professor of International Marketing and Geopolitics at ESSEC Business School and Programme Director of the ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA Asia-Pacific programme will share his expertise and in-depth knowledge on how international managers should deal with political bodies on certain complex issues to help them better understand the political challenges in Asia. You will also learn more about the curriculum, the admissions process and scholarships offered in the ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA programme. A networking cocktail will follow where you can interact with the Professors, alumni, EMBA current participants, and staff.
 
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INVITATION TO SIGN THE SINGAPORE DECLARATION ON WORK-RELATED TRAVEL SAFETY, HEALTH & SECURITY

3 Sep  |  11.30am – 1.30pm  |  Sands Expo & Convention Centre  


Global mobility levels are predicted to grow by 50% by 2020, Duty of Care cross-border regulation is complex, mobility teams are understaffed and medical costs are forecasted to grow. In an increasingly challenging and complex world, the prevention of work-related travel safety, health and security incidents is an important element of occupational safety and health. The International SOS Foundation invites all SICC members to the Singapore World Summit on 3 September 2017 to support the principles of prevention and effective incident response for a mobile workforce by signing the Singapore Declaration on Work-Related Travel Safety, Health and Security. 
 
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BREAK THE CEILING TOUCH THE SKY – THE 2017 WORLD EDITION 

4 Sep  |  Shangri-La Singapore  |  Visit website for rates


The 2017 World Edition of House of Rose Professional’s Break the ceiling touch the sky – the success and leadership summit for women™ – takes place on 4 Sep at the Shangri-La, Singapore. SICC is proud to be an industry partner for this event. Over 500 leaders from over 25 countries are expected to attend. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from and network with top female talents in the region and beyond and to support gender diversity across your business.

Should you have any questions please contact Anthony Rose at HP: +65 83322017 or email anthony@houseofroseprofessional.com
 
 
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GLOBAL BBA INFORMATION SESSION

7 Sep  |  5.30pm – 7.30pm  |  ESSEC Business School, Asia-Pacific, 5 Nepal Park, Singapore 139408  | Open event with limited seats


Discover the ESSEC Global BBA (Bachelor in Business Administration) at an upcoming Information Session led by the Dean of the programme. 

Meet with current students, professors, and alumni and discover how the programme can prepare your child for an international career in business.
 
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TAX PEAK: ARE YOU UP FOR IT? 

12 Sep  |  9.00am – 12.00noon  |  Event Hall 2-1, Lifelong Learning Institute, 11 Eunos Road 8, Singapore 408601  |  S$85 (SIATP Members); S$95 (SICC Members); S$138 (Non-Members)


Tax compliance is under greater scrutiny. It is time for companies and their tax agents to step up their game to ensure that the tax returns are in order.   

Register for this session by the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals and gain practical tax compliance advice from the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore. Be prepped with tips on ways to enhance internal controls, be aware of the common errors and learn of common pitfalls companies should avoid, amongst other areas. 
 
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SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT FESTIVAL

1416 Sep  |  9.00am – 5.00pm  |  Singapore Institute of Management Performing Arts Centre |  Bulk ticket sales: applies to group sign-up of 3 participants & above.  Promo code: Enter SMF2017 (40% off original fee) 

Day 1: Usual Price – S$999, Discounted Bulk Price – S$599
Day 2: Usual Price – S$999, Discounted Bulk Price – S$599
Day 3: Usual Price – S$250, Discounted Bulk Price – S$150
Price is before GST


The Singapore Management Festival brings together the world’s best management thinkers, top game changers, visionaries and business leaders to share thought-provoking ideas on best practices and management trends that are essential in an ever-changing and unpredictable business landscape. 

This year’s theme will challenge the dominant belief system in businesses and better prepare leaders to take bold and innovative actions to move out of the complacency of success, reset standards and create a culture based on high performance. 
 
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INS AND OUTS OF TRANSFER PRICING COMPLIANCE

15 Sep  |  9.00am – 12.00noon  |  STI Auditorium, Capital Tower, Level 9, 168 Robinson Road, Singapore 068912  |  S$85 (SIATP Members); S$95 (SICC Members); S$138 (Non-Members)


Singapore has seen several legislative changes in its transfer pricing regime recently. 

What has changed and more importantly, how do these changes affect businesses? 

Hear directly from the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS). Register for this session organised by the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professional and gain a deeper understanding of these changes. Be aware of the tax impact to businesses, especially those with overseas entities, from the key team at the IRAS. 
 
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ASEAN SUMMIT 2017 

19 Sep  |  9.00am – 5.00pm  |  Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre  


Proudly presented by RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and supported by RHT Academy and ASEAN Plus Group, the upcoming ASEAN Summit 2017 will discuss how enterprises, both local and foreign can seize regional opportunities, and also address the various dynamics and capabilities that can be honed to capitalise on the ASEAN platform, for business growth, and the potential to propel one’s business into the future regional and global arena. 

Join us for this 1 day conference on Tuesday, 19 September at Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre! 

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TECHINNOVATION 2017

19–20 Sep  |  8.30am – 5.30pm  |  Marina Bay Sands  | Complimentary  


TechInnovation is a premier technology-industry brokerage event organised by IPI. It brings together international and Singapore technology providers and seekers to DISCOVER innovative technologies, CONNECT with new partners and COLLABORATE to bring new ideas and opportunities to market through Open Innovation.

Held from 19 to 20 September 2017 at the Marina Bay Sands, the two-day technology marketplace will offer an exciting programme of stimulating plenaries, showcase of emerging innovations and vibrant networking opportunities. For more information, visit www.techinnovation.com.sg.

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THE SCIENCE & ART OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION

20 Sep  |  2.30pm – 5.30pm  |  Venue: TBC  |  S$85 (SIATP Members); S$95 (SICC Members); S$138 (Non-Members)


As tax controversies increase, taxpayers may find themselves having to engage in dispute resolution (DR) with tax authorities. Go beyond knowing the processes to what needs to be done and seize this opportunity to learn of the different approaches for various types of DR cases. Know the implications and key considerations in both civil and criminal cases involving corporate tax and goods and services tax at this session by Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals.  
 
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SWITCH (Singapore Week of Innovation & Technology)

18–23 Sep  |  Sands Expo and Convention Centre   


The Embassy of Finland, in conjunction with 3 other Finnish agencies – Finpro, Helsinki Business Hub as well as the City of Helsinki – will be participating in Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology (SWITCH) from 18–23 September at Sands Expo and Convention Centre. 

Over 60 Finnish companies representing industries in Smart & Clean Cities, Intelligent Maritime, Education, Learning and Healthtech will be attending and participating in SWITCH and related events. 

Team Finland is hoping to meet up with Singapore companies to pursue business opportunity (buy, sell, joint partnership, technology collaboration or intent to collaborate).  If you are keen to meet with Finnish companies in these tech industries, or to find out more, please email teamfinland@interventures.asia.
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SCHUMAN LECTURE GALA DINNER - 2017

20 Sep  |  6.30pm – 10.30pm  |  The Fullerton Hotel, 1 Fullerton Square  | Fees: Seat – EuroCham members: S$300, Supporting Chambers: S$350, Non members: S$400  Table –  EuroCham Members: S$2,700, Supporting Organisation: S$3,150, Non-members: S$3,600


On 20 Sep,  the EuroCham has the honour to welcome Mr José Manuel Barroso, former President of the European Commission (from 2004-2014) to deliver the 7th Singapore Schuman Lecture.

The Singapore Schuman Lecture celebrates the remarkable achievements of European integration since its modest beginnings, announced in the declaration by French Foreign Minister Schuman. The Schuman Lecture focuses on economic and political vision for Europe, with particular attention on economic integration.

Taking place in the form of a prestigious gala dinner, the Lecture welcomes distinguished guests, including Singaporean government representatives, CEOs and managing directors of major European and local companies, the diplomatic circle and the media.
 
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2ND ANNUAL ASIA PE-VC SUMMIT 2017 - “Investing in Asia’s Future”

21–22 Sep  |  9.00am – 6.00pm  |  Marina Bay Sands  | Regular price: USD1,999. SICC members can enjoy an exclusive 20% discount by using the "sicc" discount code. Register before 30 June 2017 for an additional 50% off. Offer valid for the first 50 SICC membersLPs can apply for free tickets

DEALSTREETASIA and Marvelstone invite SICC members to our 2nd annual flagship event at the Marina Bay Sands. This is Asia's largest sector-agnostic investment forum featuring thought leaders from across the industry. Confirmed speakers include Jim Rogers, CEO of PayTM, Vijay Shekhar Sharma and many more. 

“I… was impressed by the quantity and seniority of the attendees from VC/PE firms, top companies and media …(I)t was highly productive from a networking perspective…Great job guys!”  Steve Melhuish, co-founder and vice-chairman, PropertyGuru
 
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ST. JAMES’S PLACE PENSIONS WORKSHOP: PENSION FREEDOMS – ARE YOU ON COURSE?

21 Sep  |  7.00pm – 9.00pm (Registration starts at 6.30pm)  |  St James’s Place Singapore Office, 1 Raffles Place, #15-61 One Raffles Place Tower 2, Singapore 048616  | Complimentary 


Hear from our in-house experts on the implications of the UK pension legislation changes and how they may impact those currently residing overseas. We will also explore the following areas:

How has April’s reduction in the Lifetime Allowance affected you?
What do the new pension freedoms mean for you?
What income do you want in retirement and what pension fund do you need to achieve this?
As an expatriate, should you be considering QROPS or leaving your pension in the UK?
Have you reviewed your tax position and succession planning for your pension?
 
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NATIONAL SECURITY CONFERENCE 2017: COLLABORATE FOR CONTINUITY

26 Sep  |  9.00am – 1.00pm  |  Marina Mandarin Singapore, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square, Singapore 039594  | Registration is free of charge for SBF & supporting organisation members


The terror threat level facing Singapore is at its highest in decades. While security agencies will do its utmost to protect us from an attack, a strong community response to the terrorist threat is important and necessary. Our companies need to be prepared for the unexpected through public-private sector collaborations to ensure that Singapore stays strong and bounce back quickly in a crisis.

The Conference will bring together practitioners from various industries to share their observations and measures to prepare business leaders and employers against the threat of terrorism, and to stay resilient after an attack. 
 
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2017 ACI ASIA BUSINESS SUMMIT: “Managing Business Turbulence Through Asian Consumer Insight” 

9 Oct  |  8.30am – 5.30pm  |  Raffles City Convention Centre, Stamford Ballroom, Level 4  | Enjoy privileged rate of S$250 when you use promo code: 0910GUESTSICC for SICC members. Early Bird Discount: $288nett / ticket, Standard:$338nett / ticket, Corporate Package Rate: $750nett for three tickets


The 2017 ACI Asia Business Summit will congregate 350 senior management executives and business leaders to share actionable insights that will benefit delegates as they navigate their companies and businesses through turbulent market conditions.

These strategic consumer insights, gathered by ACI through our comprehensive research studies, feature the forefront of ACI’s deep research capabilities by using ethnography, neuroscientific and analytics research methods. In-depth insights will be furnished to delegates in the afternoon parallel sessions to enhance their knowledge and equip them with a richer understanding of Asian consumers.
 
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REPUBLIC POLYTECHNIC TECH DAY 2017
THE FUTURE OF WORK – PREPARING FOR A DISRUPTIVE WORLD

11 Oct  |  9.00am – 5.00pm  |  Republic Polytechnic  | Complimentary


Rapid advancement in technology is transforming our future work. It is thus imperative to stay abreast with the latest developments and remain relevant in this highly dynamic world.

The theme of the Tech Day is “The Future of Work - Preparing for a Disruptive World”.  It aims to provide insights on how disruptive technologies are changing the future of work and how companies can respond to these changes.  
 
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CLOUD EXPO ASIA 2017

11–12 Oct  |  Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre  | Free admission to the event. Kindly register here


Cloud Expo Asia, Singapore 2017, alongside industry-leading co-located events - Cloud & Cyber Security Expo, Big Data World, Smart IoT Singapore and Data Centre World is primed to be another brilliant showcase of focusing on cloud technology, security, IoT, big data and data centre expertise in Asia. It is expected to welcome 15,000 senior IT professionals from Asia and across the world. 

Mark your calendar now: 1112 October 2017 at Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore.
 
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FRANCHISING & LICENSING ASIA (FLASIA) 2017 EXHIBITION & CONFERENCE

12–14 Oct  |  Hall B, Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore  


Franchising & Licensing Asia (FLAsia) is the world’s most international event of its kind, an excellent platform that brand owners choose to showcase innovative and unique business concepts. It has proved to be the key international trade event for business leaders in the franchising and licensing fraternity. Ride on FLAsia’s proven 11-year track record! Be part of the most exciting franchising and licensing exhibition, showcasing numerous international business concepts!
 
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SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL ENERGY WEEK 2017

23–27 Oct  |  Marina Bay Sands Singapore  


The Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) is an annual week-long platform for energy professionals, policymakers and commentators to discuss and share best practices and solutions within the global energy space. SIEW 2017 will facilitate discussions on staying nimble, managing risks, overcoming challenges and seizing opportunities in this evolving energy landscape. 

Registration has opened for this year’s SIEW 2017. Participants can look forward to hearing views from energy thought-leaders on the theme, “Rethinking Energy; Navigating Change”, as well as participating in discussions on the opportunities and challenges in the evolving energy sector. Interested participants can register here.
 
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MANUFACTURING SOLUTIONS EXPO (MSE) 2017

25–27 Oct  |  Singapore Expo  |  Closing Date: 20 Oct


Organised by Singapore Manufacturing Federation and Sphere Exhibits (subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings Ltd), MSE is an annual one-stop exhibition platform for products and solutions providers to showcase innovative solutions, cost effective technologies and products to improve business productivity and efficiency within and beyond Manufacturing industries. A Singapore Pavilion will be setup at MSE 2017. Eligible companies can enjoy reimbursement of up to 50%. To find out more, please email leon.chong@smfederation org.sg.
 
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ASIA CLEAN ENERGY SUMMIT 2017

24–26 Oct  |  9.00am – 5.00pm |  Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore |  SICC’s members are entitled to 10% discount under Supporting Organisation Category. Exclusive promo code applies: SICC10


Asia Clean Energy Summit (ACES) is Asia’s leading event focusing on clean energy technology, policy and finance supported by leading government agencies, research institutes and industry in Singapore. ACES provide a common platform for thought leaders in both the public and private sector to collaborate on critical issues and opportunities in harnessing clean energy for the future. ACES shares Singapore’s vision to be a clean energy hub for Asia and provides a platform where innovative clean energy solutions are shared. The ACES exhibition creates a marketplace for companies to showcase latest technologies and solutions. 
 
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BLOOMBERG SQUARE MILE RELAY SINGAPORE 2017 

26 Oct  |  5.30pm – 10.30pm |  Promontory@Marina Bay  |  Refer to website for cost


The Bloomberg Square Mile Relay is a global corporate relay which has been a huge success in bringing multinational companies and corporations together to compete outside of the office! Its back this year for its 5th edition to have teams challenge themselves on a unique one mile route along The Promontory @ Marina Bay. The winning team receives full bragging rights and this year every team’s participation in the relay will help fund a local project! Visit our website for more details 
 
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IVAS-IVSC BUSINESS VALUATION CONFERENCE 2017

2–3 Nov  |  Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Level 3, Heliconia Ballroom |  Early Bird Fee (Closing Date: 16 Aug): $963, Members of SICC (after closing date of the early bird fee): $1,177 (Promo Code: BV2017SICC), Standard Fee: $1,498


The IVAS-IVSC Business Valuation Conference will bring together a prominent line-up of speakers from UK and the Asia Pacific, including Singapore’s Senior Minister of State for Law and Finance. Ms Indranee Rajah, as Guest-of-Honour; and Sir David Tweedie, Chairman for the International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC).  

The Singapore Accountancy Commission set up the Institute of Valuers and Appraisers of Singapore (IVAS) to develop Singapore into a Centre of Excellence for Business Valuation.  IVAS is a member of the IVSC, the global standard setter for valuation. 
 
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WORLD CITIES SUMMIT 2018 

8–12 Jul 18  |  9.00am – 5.00pm  |  Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore  |  Cost TBA


The biennial World Cities Summit (WCS) is an exclusive platform for government leaders and industry experts to address liveable and sustainable city challenges, share integrated urban solutions and forge new partnerships. Jointly organised by Singapore’s Centre for Liveable Cities and Urban Redevelopment Authority, key highlights of the Summit include the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize, the annual World Cities Summit Mayors Forum and Young Leaders Symposium.

The 6th edition of WCS will be held in conjunction with the 8th Singapore International Water Week and the 4th CleanEnviro Summit Singapore.

For enquiries on exhibition and sponsorship, please write in to Kimberly at kimberlywee@experiaevents.com

For general enquiries on the event, please write in to info@worldcities.com.sg

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