The winners of the inaugural Singapore MICE Awards (SMA) were announced on 27 July 2023 at Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, in celebration of the achievements and contributions of the Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) industry.
As the first ever award dedicated to MICE, the SMA reflects the ever-increasing role that the industry play in driving Singapore’s economic growth and tourism receipts. The award is a testament to the unwavering resilience and spirit of innovation displayed by MICE companies and individuals over the past year. Their achievements and excellence have inspired the industry to relentlessly push boundaries, foster innovation, and drive positive change.
Richard Ireland, President, Singapore Association of Convention & Exhibition Organisers & Suppliers (SACEOS), said: “Together with the MICE community, we congratulate the winners of the Singapore MICE Awards for their outstanding contributions and transformative impact on the industry. Their achievements are a true reflection of the industry’s dedication and commitment in setting new benchmarks of excellence and raising the bar for innovation. As an award organised by the industry, for the industry, the Singapore MICE Awards serves as a platform to recognise excellence and inspire others to push the boundaries of what is possible.”
Organised by SACEOS and the Singapore Exhibitions & Convention Bureau (SECB), the SMA attracted a diverse range of entries from the MICE ecosystem which includes Event Organisers, Venues and Suppliers. The SMA features 10 exciting award categories such as Trade Show of the Year, Meeting/Conference of the Year, Venue of the Year and Sustainability Initiative of the Year.
The rigorous judging process involved industry experts from around the world, representing diverse backgrounds and perspectives. The winners of the SMA were determined based on the collective average scores and valuable inputs from the esteemed panel of judges.
Beyond recognising and inspiring excellence in MICE, the awards strive to build industry recognition and credibility, drive industry growth and development, and provide a platform for sharing of best practices among MICE professionals in Singapore and the region.
SINGAPORE MICE AWARDS 2023 WINNERS
TRADE SHOW OF THE YEAR
MEETING/CONFERENCE OF THE YEAR
VENUE OF THE YEAR
Marina Bay Sands Pte Ltd
SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR
SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR
Now Comms Asia
CONSUMER SHOW OF THE YEAR
GrandBite@Sentosa by MakBesar Pte Ltd
DIGITAL INNOVATION OF THE YEAR
Herbalife Extravaganza by Gevme
SHOW TEAM OF THE YEAR
Kingsmen Exhibits Pte Ltd
MARKETING TEAM OF THE YEAR
InsureTech Connect Asia by Clarion Events Asia Pte Ltd
EMERGING TALENT OF THE YEAR
Abdul Halim Rashid