MICE

GRANTS

To help you make better sense of the government support and resources available, we’ve put together a list of grants particularly relevant to MICE and Event businesses and workers in these challenging times.

ENTERPRISE

Training Industry
Professionals in Tourism
(TIP-iT)

MICE and Events businesses looking to upgrade their
workforce in tourism-related skill sets through certified
courses may apply for this grant, which covers up to
90% of course fees. The grant is also available to
businesses for course development, covering trainer
fees and courseware development.

BUSINESS EVENTS
IN SINGAPORE (bEIS)

Through the Business Events in Singapore (BEiS) scheme,
SECB offers customised support such as help in securing venues
introductions with leading government agencies and business partners,
marketing and publicity support, as well as assistance in hosting impactful sustainable events.
Eligible companies will receive funding support based on the scope and merits of the project.

 

Enterprise Development
Grant

This Enterprise Singapore grant supports up to 80% of
the cost of the projects targeted at helping local
businesses grow and transform. This can benefit MICE
and Events businesses looking to adapt to the “New
Normal” by inventing, innovating, pivoting or
redesigning their core business strategies.

Some examples include:
• Creation of new business model
• Adoption / development of sophisticated hardware
and/or software solutions (e.g. technology for
hybridisation/digitisation of events)
• Development of effective brand and marketing
strategy
• Development of technology and products for
commercialisation
• Training workforce on new technology and tools

Business Improvement
Fund

Any business embarking on a project with a clear
tourism focus is eligible, e.g. a tourism company or a
tech company developing solutions and products for
tourism business.

SMEs Go Digital

The SMEs Go Digital programme aims to help
SMEs adopt advanced digital solutions to go digital
and use digital technologies and build stronger capabilities
to seize growth opportunities in the digital economy.
Building on the foundation of Enhanced iSPRINT,
SMEs Go Digital has a more structured and
inclusive approach towards the adoption of digital solutions by SMEs.

INDIVIDUAL

SkillsFuture Training
Grant

Through this SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) scheme,
self-sponsored individuals wishing to upgrade through
SSG-supported courses can receive funding of up to
90% of course fees.

This includes courses offered by polytechnics and tertiary
institutions on topics such as MICE business strategy,
MICE management, event branding, social media
marketing, and risk management in event planning.

SkillsFuture Mid-Career
Enhanced Subsidy

This subsidy supports Singaporeans aged 40 years and
above who are looking to upskill and reskill, covering up
to 90% of course fees for over 8,000 SSG-supported
courses. This includes full-time and part-time courses
ranging from Nitec to postgraduate level.

DISCLAIMER: Please refer to the respective government agencies website for updated information.