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2018 International Leadership Mission to Singapore

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2018 International Leadership Mission to Singapore

Time: May 19, 2018 @ 9:00AM - May 26, 2018 @ 5:00PM
Categories: Trade Alliance Programs & Events
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Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to create and cultivate meaningful professional and personal relationships in Singapore!

 

DATE: May 19 - 26, 2018

LOCATION: Singapore

COST: $4,700 early-bird | $5,000 as of 3/1 | $5,600 as of 4/20

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

 

Itinerary

May 19: Depart Seattle

May 20: Arrive in Singapore

May 21-25: Mission programming

May 26: Depart Singapore

 

Why Singapore?

  • Ranked first in the world for startup talent, overtaking Silicon Valley; #12 for Startup Ecosystem (Startup Genome, 2017)
  • Fastest growing customer of Washington State services exports, such as software (Trade Partnership, 2012 – 2015)
  • Second in the world for ease of doing business (World Bank, 2016)
  • Second most globally competitive economy (World Economic Forum, 2016)
  • Second busiest port in the world behind only Shanghai in terms of tonnage handled
  • Fourth fastest-growing source of foreign direct investment in the United States

On this trip you will:

  • Learn from the best in the business – Engage leadership in the fastest growing, most innovative economies on their thinking, operations, and best practices
  • Gain insights on greater Seattle’s competitiveness – Benchmark greater Seattle against the best global cities in the world
  • Connect with fellow regional leaders – Form deeper relationships with your peers
  • Grow your business network globally – Build and enhance lasting partnerships with local business leaders

Industries of focus

  • Aerospace
  • Deep tech
  • Education and workforce readiness
  • IT and ICT
  • R&D and Innovation
  • Transportation and logistics
  • Urban Planning 

REGISTRATION: Visit the Seattle Metro Chamber's website to register.