Global civil society activity in Singapore, Singapore

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Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign island city-state in Southeast Asia. The country is situated one degree north of the equator, at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, with Indonesia's Riau Islands to the south and Peninsular Malaysia to the north. Singapore's territory consists of one main island along with 62 other islets. Since independence, extensive land reclamation has increased its total size by 23%.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

Top 10 over 20 years

Singapore is ranked #1 over a 20 year period,
with 10155 meetings since 1998.

Top 10 in 2018

Singapore is ranked #1 in 2018, with 1177 meetings.

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Singapore Tourism Board

website: https://app.stb.gov.sg/asp/index.asp


Asia’s robust economic growth has seen Singapore’s Business Travel and Meetings, Incentive Travel, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) industry continuing to thrive.

In 2013, Singapore hosted 3.5 million business visitors, an increase of 3 per cent from the same period in 2012. These visitors spent an estimated S$5.5 billion (excluding sightseeing, entertainment and gaming expenditure).

Singapore continues to establish thought-leadership through new compelling content in first-in-Asia events and first-in-Singapore events in 2013, such as Annual Conference of the International Association for Philosophy and Literature, World Pulses Convention and Maison & Objet Asia.

In total, 12 World Congresses and several key meetings were held on the island-city in 2013, including the World Library and Information Congress IFLA, CFA Institute Annual Conference and Regional World Health Summit Asia. Meanwhile, existing events such as the International Furniture Fair Singapore and BroadcastAsia continue to experience strong growth in attendance and/or exhibition space, signalling Singapore’s continued popularity as a MICE destination.


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Singapore EXPO Convention and Exhibition Centre

website: http://singaporeexpo.com.sg/



With a total of 100,000sqm of column-free indoor and outdoor space available, Singapore EXPO is the venue of choice for any MICE activities and events in Singapore. From exhibitions, consumer shows, corporate meetings, world-class conventions, prestigious award ceremonies, mega concerts to gala banquets, Singapore EXPO has led the way in hosting some of the biggest and most spectacular shows here. Annually, it welcomes more than 8 million visitors and 800 events.

Located only one MRT stop or 5 minutes by car from the Changi International Airport, this purpose-built facility boasts ten exhibition and conference halls, meeting rooms, The MAX Pavilion, as well as a convention wing, MAX Atria All the halls are designed with ceiling height of 8 to 16 metres, and floor loading of 20 to 30KN/sqm, allowing exhibitors complete versatility in booth, product display or stage designs.

The venue is also well-served by an extensive range of amenities, including a well-equipped business centre, internet kiosks, automated teller machines (ATMs), nursing rooms, prayer rooms, stationery supplies, a 2,500-lot car park, and energy-saving building automation systems.

All 10 exhibition halls at Singapore EXPO and 32 meeting rooms at MAX Atria are powered by Wi-Fimax, a high-speed and flexible Wi-Fi system with scalable bandwidth. All visitors enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi access and events with higher requirements have the option of customising the bandwidth and density to allow more than 15,000 concurrently active devices.

In delivering the best event experience, Singapore EXPO has on hand a team of dedicated and customer-oriented event service professionals, ready to offer assistance at every step of the way. From build-up/tear-down, logistics, event planning to on-site operations, they ensure that every finest detail is attended to.


Organizations based in Singapore

Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Network Est. 1998

World Toilet Organization Est. 2001

Asia-Pacific Heart Network Est. 1998

ASEAN Bankers Association Est. 1976

Asian Federation of Exhibition and Convention Associations Est. 2004

East Asia School of Theology Est. 1992

Asia Pacific Real Estate Association

Asian-Pacific Federation of Clinical Biochemistry Est. 1982

Asian Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry Est. 1990

BestCities Global Alliance Est. 2000

Asia-Pacific Centre for Environmental Law, Singapore Est. 1996

Asia-Oceania Association for the Study of Obesity Est. 1998

Asia Pacific Travel Health Society Est. 1996

Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association Est. 2005

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature Est. 1895

Asian MetaCentre for Population and Sustainable Development Analysis Est. 2000

University Women of Asia Est. 1986

Asia Pacific Business School Librarians's Group

Singapore Institute of International Affairs Est. 1961

Federation of Asian Nutrition Societies Est. 1971

Association of Asia Pacific Performing Arts Centres Est. 1996

World Outreach Est. 1932

ASEAN Book Publishers Association Est. 2005

Asian Society of Cosmetic Scientists

International Association of Labour Inspection Est. 1972

View More profiles (204 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Singapore

2025 Board MeetingASEAN Social Security Association

2024 Quadrennial World CongressWorld Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists

2022 Biennial CongressInternational Society of Endocrinology

2022 Biennial ConferenceIEPA Early Intervention in Mental Health

2022 Annual CongressAsian Pacific Society of Cardiology

2021 Annual MeetingAsia Oceania Geosciences Society

2021 International Congress on Sound and VibrationInternational Institute of Acoustics and Vibration

2021 Quinquennial World CongressInternational Shakespeare Association

2021 Triennial World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical EngineeringInternational Union for Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine

2021 Annual MeetingInternational Urogynecological Association

2021 International ConferenceIEOM Society International

2021 CongressAsia Pacific Financial Services Association

2021 Annual SymposiumInternational Society of Dermatopathology

2020 World Conference on Lung CancerInternational Association for the Study of Lung Cancer

2020 CongressInternational Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions

2020 World Cornea CongressCornea Society

2020 Annual ConventionLions Clubs International

2020 Biennial ConferenceInternational Oral History Association

2020 CommunicAsia : International Communications and Information Technology Conference

2020 World Aquaculture SessionWorld Aquaculture Society

2020 World SymposiumInternational Team for Implantology

2020 Asia Pacific ConferenceTax Free World Association

2020 Annual International ConferenceAlzheimer's Disease International

2020 Annual Scientific MeetingInternational Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery

2020 Annual SymposiumInternational Symposium on Audit Research

View More Future Events (32 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Singapore

2019 Congress – Pan-Asian Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis
2019 Asia Pacific Summit – Urban Land Institute
2019 Power Week Asia
2019 Asia Meeting – Human Cell Atlas
2019 ESC Asia Meeting – Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology
2019 Conference – International Marine Purchasing Association
2019 Annual International Conference – IAPA
2019 Asian Clean Energy Summit – Global Wind Energy Council
2019 SIEW : International Singapore Energy Week
2019 Meeting – International Panel of Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion or Belief
2019 World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems and Services – ERTICO ITS Europe
2019 Annul Asia Pacific Conference – International Council of Shopping Centers
2019 Annual Conference – Crime Stoppers International
2019 Asia Pacific MedTech Forum – Asia Pacific Medical Technology Association
2019 Asia-Pacific Fraud Conference – Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
2019 International Congress – International Association of Physiological Anthropology
2019 Women's Forum Asia – Women's Forum for the Economy and Society
2019 Offshore Vessel Inspection Database User Group Meeting – Oil Companies International Marine Forum
2019 Seminar on the Politics of Representation in Contemporary Vietnamese Art – Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
2019 Congress – International Society for Prenatal Diagnosis
2019 Options for the Control of Influenza Conference – International Society for Influenza and other Respiratory Virus Diseases
2019 Annual Conference – International Group of Ex Libris Users
2019 Congress – ASEAN Association of Radiology
2019 Asia Pacific Arbitration Conference – International Bar Association
2019 Annual Meeting – Asia Oceania Geosciences Society

View More Past Events (15625 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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