Meeting Planning in Singapore
With more than 123,000 square meters of meeting, convention and exhibit space, Singapore Expo is the largest convention and exhibition venue in Singapore. Over the years, the Expo has hosted conferences, meetings, conventions, banquets, concerts and special events of all kinds.The Singapore Expo boasts 10 convention and exhibition halls, each measuring 10,000 square meters. Totaling 100,000 square meters of column-free space, the halls offer room for up to 19,000 people. The MAX pavilion, an events hall with auditorium-style seating, provides state-of-the-art lighting and video systems for events of up to 7,000 people. Other event spaces include 10 conference halls, nine meeting rooms, eight mobile conference rooms, and a 10,000-square-meter open-air outdoor events area.
The Expo's group of restaurants and bars, named Flavours East, offer a selection of 16 food outlets ranging from North Indian to traditional Chinese to Western favorites. Guests can grab a quick bite, sit down for a relaxing meal or even sip a cocktail or two at one of the varied establishments; the laidback Jazz Pub even offers nightly karaoke.
Located on the east side of Singapore, the Expo is only five minutes from the Changi Airport and is served by its own MRT station; it also has its own parking lot for 22,000 vehicles. The Expo's 3.5G wireless broadband service is the fastest in the world. Its fiber optics backbone, wireless wifi facilities, Internet kiosks, state-of-the-art audio-visual sound and lighting systems, and broadcast and satellite capabilities make it more than capable of meeting the technological needs of any event.
Recognized as one of Asia's leading such facilities, the Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre is a one-stop venue for events of any size or type. With 100,000 square meters of floor space, it can accommodate groups of 10 to 10,000 people.
Its Convention Halls, spanning 12,000 square meters, feature the largest column-free meeting space in Asia, while its Exhibition Halls, also covering 12,000 square meters, can be divided into four sections. Popular for corporate banquets, the 3,700-square-meter Gallery can accommodate up to 3,000 people, theater-style. A 2,150-square-meter Ballroom, 596-seat Theatre, 300-square-meter Concourse and 31 meeting rooms round out Suntec's seemingly endless array of versatile spaces.
Suntec Singapore's courteous and professional staff and personalized service complement its first-class facilities. Its banquet kitchen is the largest in the country, and the in-house food outlets and restaurants offer additional meal options. The contemporary Pearl River Palace's culinary team has won awards in the 2008 Food & Hotel Imperial Challenge, while the lively Joaquin serves over 30 Thai specialties in its popular buffet dinner. At Food Republic, guests can sample local favorites such as bak kut teh, roti prata and dim sum at one of 14 food stalls.
Beyond food service, guests enjoy top-quality, professional audio-visual equipment, teleconferencing and videoconferencing facilities, simultaneous interpretation systems, broadband Internet connectivity and more to make their events a success. Easily accessible by the MRT and buses, Suntec Singapore has 3,200 parking spaces in its car park. Guests can also directly reach 5,200 hotel rooms, 1,000 shops, 300 restaurants and a performing arts center thanks to air-conditioned tunnels and covered walkways.
With all it has to offer, it's no surprise that Suntec Singapore is garnering praise such as the Best Convention & Exhibition Centre in the 2008 TTG Travel Awards and Asia's Leading Conference Centre 2008 by the World Travel Awards. It has hosted group such as the Tax Free World Association and events such as the World Cities Summit 2008.
Singapore Meeting Venue Spotlight
Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel
391 Havelock Road
Total Meeting Space - 65,000 Sq. Ft.