• | Innovfest Unbound 2019 (27-28 June 2019)

    Organised by NUS Enterprise, the entrepreneurial arm of the National University of Singapore, and Unbound, a global ecosystem of innovators, in partnership with the Infocomm Media Development Authority Of Singapore (IMDA), Innovfest Unbound is the anchor event of Smart Nation Innovations Week.

    It is Southeast Asia’s largest, most exciting and award-winning innovation festival, with an expected attendance in 2019 of over 15,000 delegates from across the world. Co-chaired by Yossi Vardi and Lily Chan, Innovfest Unbound is a cross-industry, cross-vertical bringing together stakeholders from across the innovation ecosystem – including entrepreneurs, corporates, academics, investors, as well as government officials and media representatives – to discuss the emerging trends shaping our world, forge lasting relationships, and create new business opportunities.

    When: 27 & 28 June 2018, 8.30am – 7.00pm

    Where: Marina Bay Sands Conference & Expo Centre

    Who: 12,000 attendees in 2018 – made up of 40% Corporate & Brand Executives, 35% Founders & Entrepreneurs, 12% Government & Trade Agencies, 7% Academics & Researchers, 3% Investors, 3% Media

    What: Five stages, 350+ speakers, 350+ exhibitors and much more

    Innovfest Unbound 2019 Website

  • | Fuelling Growth with Industry 4.0 (18-20 June 2019)

    In line with the Energy White Paper, Brunei Shell Petroleum in collaboration with the Government of Brunei through the Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Transport and Info-communications will be hosting a Digitalisation Open Day for the Energy Industry with the theme of Fuelling Growth with Industry 4.0 (I4.0).

    Key Highlights

    • Keynote speech by a leading industry expert
    • Dialogue with the Managing Director of BSP, Bruneian authorities and industry experts on Brunei’s path to I4.0
    • Focus sessions and sandbox sessions facilitated by experts and authorities on identifying key enablers for I4.0
    • Business matchmaking with Bruneian companies for technology adoption and cooperation
    • An immersive and sensory tour, featuring pivotal I4.0 technology by one of the world’s most prominent industry players

    Key Themes

    • Brunei’s Journey to SMART Nation Sharing experience and knowledge on how Industry 4.0 will transform the industries and nation.
    • Technologies Get first-hand knowledge on the latest technologies and learn how these technologies will kick start and shape the digital transformation journey.
    • Digital Culture Get insight on education and key skills needed to prepare the workforce for the future and how Industry 4.0 can empower the nation.

    Fuelling Growth with Industry 4.0

  • | Digital Marketing Leaders Summit (5-6 Mar 2019)

    Join Asia’s most anticipated and influential Digital Marketing conference, taking your place alongside more than 100 senior marketers and digital strategists over 2 days of networking and learning.

    The summit will gather the most influential, knowledgable and innovative digital strategists and marketers both regionally and across the globe. But they also must have that ‘special something’; it could be a unique human touch, a truly individual mind, or the courage to take their organisation through hell and back- and win. We’ve found that these particular people can offer the best to our audience, and are able to get the best from them in return.

    Digital Marketing Leaders Summit

  • | Digital Safari & Networking Reception at the 2019 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (24 Feb 2019)

    The Department for International Trade is delighted to invite Southeast Asian telecommunications and tech companies attending the 2019 Mobile World Congress to join them in discovering UK innovation and expertise in the digital sector.

    Visitors can start their Mobile World Congress week off by joining the Department for International Trade at their networking reception and “Digital Safari” in Barcelona on the evening of Sunday 24th February. The “Digital Safari” will be a series of 90-second pitches and tabletop demonstrations from innovative UK technology companies all looking for potential investment.

    Venue details will be confirmed upon RSVP. Should visitors wish to bring a guest, full details will need to be provided upon RSVP, and valid photographic identification of all attendees must be shown on arrival to gain access to the event.


    Investors can also register via Eventbrite if preferred.

  • | Singapore FinTech Festival 2018

    Register now to hear inspirational speakers, leader dialogues, and exclusive behind-the-scenes fireside chats from the biggest and brightest individuals in the Singapore FinTech industry. For more information on this event click the link below.

    This year’s 2018 Singapore FinTech Festival will be bigger, better and jammed packed with even more exciting activities.

    Singapore FinTech Festival 2018 – Info Pack

    The world’s largest platform for the global FinTech community is back from 12 to 16 November! Singapore FinTech Festival 2018 will feature a series of exciting events including FinTech Conference & Exhibition, Global FinTech Hackcelerator Demo Day, AI in Finance Summit, FinTech Awards, Innovation Lab Crawl, Workshops and an expanded Investor Summit comprising of “FinTech Deal Day” and a new component – “Meet ASEAN’s Talents and Champions (MATCH)”.

    Key Statistics for the Festival include:

    30000+ attendees, 109 countries represented, 5000+ companies represented, 300+ exhibitors and $2 billion in FinTech investments.

    Conference Themes for the Festival include:

    AI in Finance

    Future of Banking


    Market Infrastructure

    Financial Inclusion

    Future of Money

    ASEAN FinTech Opportunities

    Cybersecurity, TechRisk and RegTech


  • | DIT’s Technology Trade Missions to Singapore and Malaysia (22-25 Oct 2018)

    Registration is now open to join these two dynamic missions to ASEAN’s tech hub! Spaces are limited!

    Singapore Tech Mission 22-23 Oct

    This section of the trade mission is aimed at promoting the UK’s capabilities in Cyber Security, Smart Cities and Health Tech sectors. You will be part of a fantastic programme comprising up to 50 UK tech firms that will meet and network (and hopefully go on to win business with) local tech companies and key government agencies.

    Kuala Lumpur Tech Mission 24-25 Oct

    The second part of the mission is in partnership with Telkom Malaysia (TM), one of the largest government-linked companies in Malaysia. TM is transforming the way Malaysians connect, communicate and collaborate. This is a chance to understand the opportunities and then pitch for business with TM’s clients.

    It will be a short but packed programme on the ground in these two markets, maximising your time so that you return to the UK bursting with contacts and opportunities to convert into exports.

    Visit DIT’s website here for further information and details of how to register.

    For more information about the event please click on the link below.

    DIT – Singapore Malaysia Mission


  • | World Cities Summit (9-11 July 2018)

    The biennial World Cities Summit is returning to Singapore from 9-11 July 2018; an exclusive platform for government leaders and industry experts to address liveable and sustainable city challenges, share integrated urban solutions and forge new partnerships.

    The 6th World Cities Summit will explore how cities can be more liveable and resilient through better use of technology and social innovation and will be attended by over 70 city mayors from across the world.  The UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) will be taking a stand at the event giving UK tech companies the opportunity to join them and use the stand to host their meetings and demonstrate their smart cities solutions to public and private sector stakeholders from across the globe.

    For more information on the event, please check out the website. To join DIT at the convention, please contact Rory Wilson:

  • | ICT Trade Mission to Singapore and Thailand (25-30 June 2018)

    This Trade Mission, run by EU Gateway | Business Avenues, will see European companies travel to Singapore, where they will have the opportunity to showcase their products and technologies to an audience of potential business partners at NXTAsia, part of ConnecTechAsia.

    Businesses will then travel to Thailand where they will benefit from pre-arranged business-to-business meetings.

    For more information, please click here.