Record Month for Suntec Singapore

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Monday, 2 August 2010

Suntec Singapore centre recorded its highest occupancy ever as it welcomed more than 1 million visitors who attended 102 events just for the month of June hosting on average 5 events a day.

Reaching an occupancy rate of 98%, June 2010 was the busiest month in its 15-year history. MICE business alone recorded the highest occupancy in 2010 at 84%.

"It was a phenomenal month that exceeded our wildest expectations and the record number is a testament to the trust our clients put in our service and operational excellence. For this busy time we worked closely with many of our clients who chose to reschedule their events simply to hold their events at our venue," said Pieter Idenburg, CEO of Suntec Singapore. The buzz is expected to continue as the venue gears up to host and welcome the athletes and team officials for the first ever Youth Olympic Games in Singapore. I keep telling my staff that the best is yet to come."

Notable events included the Singapore International Water Week and the World Cities Summit which drew 14,000 delegates from 85 countries, the Asian Investment Conference and Exhibition 2010 and the 3rd APS Global Education Conference 2010 held meetings and conferences, while Tat Hong Holdings and the Singapore Taekwondo Federation celebrated their dinners and dances at the ballroom, which sits 1,100 people.

Suntec Singapore also welcomed events such as the International Conference on Emergency Medicine and Robocup 2010 in June, who held their events at the centre for the first time.

The annual PC show continued to draw large crowds, with 950,000 people who spent Sin$52.1 million, snapping up electronics and consumer products including laptops, printers, digital cameras and computer peripherals.

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