On May 9, the Singapore Tourism Awards 2019 dished out two unique awards and six best-in-class awards to business events specialists, among other top contributors to Singapore’s tourism industry.
Southeast Asia’s largest and most established food and hospitality MICE event, Food&HotelAsia (FHA) by UBM Singapore, was awarded a Special Recognition award for strengthening Singapore’s position as a global business hub and marketplace. In 2018, Singapore hosted FHA’s largest event ever, with over 80,000 participants from 105 countries.
Amy Lim, director of events, Asia Pacific at Herbalife Nutrition, was commended as the Best Business Event Champion under the Experience Excellence (MICE) award for her strong advocacy of Singapore as a MICE destination. She played a vital role in anchoring Herbalife Honors 2019, as well as Herbalife South East Asia Extravaganza which has been held in Singapore five times over the past decade with over 10,000 attendees each time.
Ace:Daytons Direct (International), Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists & Obstetrical & Gynaecological Society of Singapore collectively took home the Best Association Conference Organiser for their RCOG World Congress 2018.
Resorts World Sentosa won the Best Meetings/Incentives Organiser award for its delivery of Amway India Incentive Movement.
Singapore EXPO and MAX Atria was handed the Best Business Event Venue Experience for its Singapore FinTech Festival 2018.
The Best Business Event Service Provider award went to Jublia for its handling of the World Cities Summit 2018.
SingEx Exhibitions scored two trophies – the Best Exhibition Organiser with partner Deutsche Messe for their Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC 2018, and Best Trade Conference Organiser with Monetary Authority of Singapore and The Association of Banks in Singapore for their Singapore FinTech Festival 2018.