Venue and City Information
LLocated at the tip of the Malay Peninsula, Singapore’s tropical climate welcomes both leisure and business travelers year round. The island republic’s excellent infrastructure enables visitors to enjoy its many sites and attractions in a safe, clean and green environment. A leader in environmental sustainability, with initiatives to conserve water, reduce waste, and promote green energy.
Award winning Changi Airport provides airlinks to major cities around the world. The train and subway systems are clean, fast and efficient. In addition, its state-of-the-art cruise terminal has established Singapore as one of the premier cruising centers of South East Asia and an exciting port of call on any Asian cruise itinerary.
Like most of Southeast Asia, Singapore is generally hot and humid.
Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre
The Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre, often known simply as Suntec, is a convention centre located in the Central Area of Singapore, a convenient 20-minute ride from Changi International Airport. Suntec Singapore has acquired a strong reputation as Asia’s preferred and most awarded international venue as well as global recognition as the World’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre by World Travel Awards.
Singapore, city, capital of the Republic of Singapore. It occupies the southern part of Singapore Island. Its strategic position on the strait between the Indian Ocean and South China Sea, complemented by its deepwater harbour, has made it the largest port in Southeast Asia and one of the world’s greatest commercial centres.
The Local Scene
Singapore is known as a City in a Garden and nearly 50 percent of the island is green space. It is a thriving metropolis offering a world-class infrastructure, a fully integrated island-wide transport network, dynamic business environment, vibrant living spaces and a rich culture largely influenced by the four major communities in Singapore with each offering different perspective of life in Singapore in terms of culture, religion, food, language and history.
Many of the city’s attractions are clustered closely together. Orchard Road, the shoppers’ haven, is located in the northern part of the city center. Chinatown, where you’ll find Boat Quay, is just to the southeast of Orchard Road, while Little India is northeast. Sentosa Island, with its many amusements, is directly to the southwest of the city center.