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International Enterprise (IE) Singapore is the government agency driving Singapore’s external economy. It spearheads the overseas growth of Singapore-based companies and promotes international trade. With its global network in over 35 locations spanning many developed and emerging markets, IE Singapore attracts global commodities traders to establish their global or Asian home base in Singapore and connects businesses with relevant Singapore-based companies for their business expansion. 

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Infocomm Investments Pte Ltd (IIPL) builds and invests in Singapore and global infocomm technology start-ups. Managing more than US$200 million, we accelerate the development of start-ups in their formative phase, and invest further as they move towards growth and expansion. Through our investments, partnerships with stakeholders across private and public sectors, and global reach, we play a central role in building a vibrant and sustainable ecosystem in Singapore for start-ups to flourish. We are a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) of Singapore.


The IMDA develops and regulates the converging infocomm and media sectors in a holistic way, creating a dynamic and exciting sector filled with opportunities for growth, through an emphasis on talent, research, innovation and enterprise.

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The Singapore Exhibition and Convention Bureau™ (SECB) has a mission to champion business travel and business events as key drivers of the tourism sector and enablers for industry growth in Singapore. It aims to establish Singapore as a dynamic business events destination where people, technology and ideas converge to create great value for customers. As the leading government agency for the business events sector in Singapore, the Bureau works with stakeholders to create, attract, and grow business events, as well as ensuring exceptional experiences in the delivery of these events. The Bureau also develops partnerships with international organisations and alliances.

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Supporting Associations 


Singapore Infocomm Technology Federation (SiTF) is Singapore's premiere infocomm industry association. It comprises corporate members ranging from local startups to established MNCs. SiTF advocates for the ICM (Information, Communications and Media) industry, helps to accelerate the adoption ICM technology and promotes innovation. 

SiTF works closely with various stakeholders to promote emerging technologies in areas such as Digital Media, Cloud Computing, Wireless, Security and Governance. SiTF also provide platforms to help members with opportunities to increase their market presence and business outreach 

Some of the key initiatives include 
- 123JumpStart (a start up program), 
- SiTF Academy, 
- Productivity and Productisation Programme; 

It is also working closely with its members, IDA and Smart Nation Programme Office (SNPO) to explore opportunities made possible by Smart Nation. 


SAPE is an industry association established in July 2012 for the private education industry, with the vision to build a community of best practices, facilitate the adoption of innovation and technology, skills upgrading and process improvement for PEIs in maintaining Singapore’s competitive edge as an education hub. One key thrust of SAPE is to help its members to continuously upgrade their quality and competency.  SAPE keeps a close tab on new education innovations and technology developments that are rapidly shaping the education industry of the future.  Through SAPE’s Capabilities Development programmes which include seminars, workshops, conferences and industry trips, PEIs can benefit from knowledge sharing by industry thought leaders.

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The Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (SICC) is a wholly independent, not-for-profit business association. Founded in Singapore in 1837, it is the region’s oldest Chamber of Commerce. It represents close to 700 companies from 20 industry sectors and over 40 nationalities. Its founding mission remains the same, which is to stand up for Singapore as a business hub and for its members’ business interests. This is still its mission today. SICC achieves this by understanding its members’ business concerns and advocating them to the government and its agencies with the aims of achieving greater mutual understanding, practical solutions and lasting benefits for business. 


The European Chamber of Commerce, Singapore (EuroCham) has the mission to represent the common interests of the European business community in promoting bilateral trade, services and investments between Europe and Singapore and Asia-Pacific. It was established in 1991 as the European Business Association and has been active since 2001 when it became a Chamber of Commerce.

EuroCham is a non-profit membership fee-based organisation with a membership composed of the European National Business Groups (NBGs) in Singapore as well as direct corporate members. EuroCham provides its members with an information and exchange forum and a
lobbying channel to Singaporean and European political & economic circles. EuroCham is the sole European representative at the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) Council.


Singapore-Thai Chamber of Commerce (STCC) was founded in 1993 by a group of Bangkok-based Singaporeans. The founding members were: Winston Doong, Edwin Choi, Ng Jiak Hong, Terence Seah, Edward Ermanis and Julie Siow. On top of maintaining intimate relationships with the Singapore Embassy and International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, an initiative by the Singapore government to promote trade, STCC aims to promote economic and social relationships by bringing Thai, Singapore and foreign companies which are stationed in Thailand together. From a macro perspective, STCC aims to be the bridge connecting the two countries, which will lead to the betterment of both Singapore’s and Thailand’s economy. Our corporate members consist of over 250 companies, from an extensive and diverse range of sectors like Banking and Finance, Hospitality, Properties, Professional Services, Electronic, Manufacturing and industries. Our vast  network  of members increases interactions and business opportunities and investment activities and opportunities between Singapore and Thailand.


The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) is an independent international cooperative of national research institutions and governmental research agencies. The IEA’s mission is to conduct large-scale comparative studies of educational achievement and other aspects of education, with the aim of gaining in-depth understanding of the effects of policies and practices within and across systems of education. The IEA brand denotes high quality, reliability, and rigorous and robust research. 


IPv6 Forum has a consortium of worldwide leading Internet vendors, industry subject matter experts, technologies researchers and education professionals. Aligned with the International IPv6 Forum and IDA Singapore, the Singapore chapter has a clear mission to advocate and create awareness of the Next Generation Internet Protocol to the world.

Most of the ICT professionals are required to get ready for the new skill set to deal with the next version of IP addresses, industry players need to think about the IPv6 compliance for the coming products that associate with the enabling technologies and businesses need to plan ahead on the transition from the current IPv4 to IPv6 technology for business continuity. IPv6 Forum (Singapore Chapter) will provide our best knowledge to share the important information of all aspect of IPv6 technology to the key industries in Singapore


The Internet Society Singapore Chapter’s objective is to advance and promote the use of the Internet and its associated technologies and applications - both as an end in itself, and as a means of enabling organisations, professions, and individuals worldwide to more effectively collaborate, cooperate, and innovate in their respective fields and interests in Singapore.


The Asia Cloud Computing Association (ACCA) is the apex industry trade association that represents the stakeholders of the cloud computing ecosystem in Asia Pacific. The ACCA’s mission is to accelerate adoption of cloud computing in Asia by helping create a trusted and compelling market environment and a safe and consistent regulatory environment for cloud computing products and services.

The ACCA provides a vendor-neutral platform for members to discuss implementation and growth strategies, share ideas, and establish policies and best practices relating to the cloud computing ecosystem. The ACCA represents the interests of the cloud computing community in the public policy debate and promotes growth and development of cloud computing in Asia Pacific through dialogue, training, and public education.


Established in 1982, the Vocational Training Council (VTC) is the largest vocational education, training and professional development group in Hong Kong.   VTC has in total 13 member institutions, each responsible for a portfolio of services for different segments of learners, and provide a broad spectrum of programmes in 7 major disciplines namely Applied Science, Business Administration, Childcare, Elderly and Community Services, Design, Engineering, Hotel, Service & Tourism, and Information Technology.

Catered for students with different backgrounds and abilities, VTC provides valuable credentials for some 250,000 students each year through a full range of pre-employment and in-service programmes with internationally recognized qualifications.  There is a clearly defined pathway from junior operative level to para-professional at the sub-degree level, and then to degree and professional level and onto lifelong learning.


The Hong Kong Association for Computer Education (HKACE) was founded in early 1982. To begin, the main objective of the Association was to kick-start and promote computer education in schools with collaborative efforts.

With the fast development of computer education in Hong Kong, the membership body of the Association has rapidly grown in leaps and bounds. 

To head towards professionalism, the membership of the Association was classified according to the members’ pertinent qualifications, experiences and their contributions for computer educations. The Association was accepted as a professional body in the functional constituency of the Legislative Council. All the professional members are eligible to vote in the Information Technology Constituency.  

Our Association will uphold our professionalism and team spirit, and continue to work for the well-being and development of IT education in Hong Kong. 


Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities (PACU), the oldest existing educational association today, counts some of the biggest and leading private colleges and universities nationwide in its membership of 187 proprietary-owned private educational institutions. More schools are still joining PACU because of the principles it stands for as it embraces not only private non-sectarian universities and colleges but also religious and other institutions of higher learning.

In so doing, PACU schools have formed consortiums to share research projects and activities beneficial to them and the communities. Through PACU, friendship and cooperation between and among these schools have been established through the years, thereby, enriching Philippine education in general.

In its entirety, PACU boast of a large number of enrollees in its member schools nationwide, and is one of the biggest sources of employment in the country today.


Center for Education and Development (CED) is a dynamic group of experienced scientists, training specialists, educators, and development specialists, committed to education and development causes in Vietnam. The group has worked together for many years to conduct research and create and implement programs in education, training, and development to serve the needs of a rapidly developing Vietnam. With projects in two interrelated, mutually reinforcing program areas, Education and Development, CED works to develop innovative solutions and initiatives with a wide range of partners in the public and private sectors in Vietnam.

Vision: Supporting education and creating development initiatives for a stronger Vietnam and a better world.

Mission: Develop, test, and expand breakthrough solutions to the country’s toughest education and development challenges.


AMVESINDO, the Indonesian Venture Capital and Startup Association, was established on 17th May 2016 in Jakarta as a platform to develop the nascent venture capital and startup industry in Indonesia.

Supported by the Indonesia Financial Services Authority (OJK), AMVESINDO was founded as a collaboration between some of the most active tech VCs in the country such as East Ventures, Convergence VC, Skystar Capital, Mountain Kejora Ventures, Ideosource VC, Mandiri Capital, Venturra and SMDV together with the traditional Indonesian modal ventura players such as Astra Modal Ventura, Pertamina Modal Ventura, and Celebes Artha Ventura.

Moving forward, AMVESINDO looks forward to contribute and collaborate with all players and stakeholders in the Indonesian and ASEAN startup ecosystem.


NAPEI celebrates its 29th Anniversary this year and is proud that its membership has grown many folds over the years.  NAPEI has been Championing Private Education in Malaysia. Our membership ranges from early childhood education providers, education franchisors and kindergartens, schools, both Private National and International Schools, Vocational Skills Training Institutions, Colleges, Universities and university colleges and support services such as education consultants, education publishers and language centres. NAPEI is committed to safeguarding the interests of its members and pledges its total support to the nation’s aspirations of becoming a regional hub of education excellence by providing quality education. NAPEI also sits in many government boards such as the National Budget Review committee and Ministry of Higher Education, to voice issues concerning all Malaysian Private Education providers. NAPEI is proud that the quality of education provided by its member institutions has attained international benchmarking with some establishing their branch campuses overseas. NAPEI also organises education fairs and conferences.


We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 140,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives.
We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years. Through our expertise and research we provide a valuable point of view on the rapidly changing world of work. And for our members we’re the career partner of choice, setting professional standards and providing the know-how to drive the HR and L&D professions forward.
We’re independent and not-for-profit and hold a highly respected Royal Charter. We exist to make work and working lives better. And at a time of unprecedented change we have the vision, agility and strength to make a real difference to our members, to businesses, to the economy and to all working people.

Supporting Media Partner



Systems Integration Asia (SI Asia) is a trade publication dedicated to the professional audio visual industry, technology managers and end-users in key vertical markets such as education, corporate, hospitality, healthcare, oil & gas and government in the Asia Pacific as well as the Middle East. Each issue gives an overview of what is happening in the industry, discusses technology advances, market trends and highlights views and opinions of industry players.

SI Asia’s also publishes a fortnightly E-newsletter to keep readers updated on the latest happenings. To view the E-newsletters and the digital edition of the magazine, visit the website:

We welcome all edtech/education/technology/elearning & teachers/education institutes/IT & ICT/Data & Analytics/Cloud Computing related associations in the region to join us at EdTechXAsia 2016. Contact us at to find out more details