Enterprise Singapore, formerly International Enterprise Singapore and SPRING Singapore, is the government agency championing enterprise development. The agency works with committed companies to build capabilities, innovate and internationalise.
It also supports the growth of Singapore as a hub for global trading and start-ups. As the national standards and accreditation body, Enterprise Singapore continues to build trust in Singapore’s products and services through quality and standards.
Visit www.enterprisesg.gov.sg for more information.
ASIA-PACIFIC FRANCHISE CONFEDERATION (APFC)
The Asia-Pacific Franchise Confederation (APFC) is an amicable, non-political association of National Franchise Associations around Asia Pacific region. The objectives are to provide a forum with properly constituted National Franchise Associations in the Asia Pacific region where they can share experience, information and technical “know-how” on franchising, including the establishment of better communication channels among members. It is also to encourage further development of properly constituted National Franchise Associations in all countries within the Asia Pacific region in order to strengthen the industry networking regionally and to present regional information in franchising and the common views of National Franchise Associations within the region to international bodies.
SINGAPORE EXHIBITION & CONVENTION BUREAU™ (SECB)
Consistently ranked as Asia’s Top Convention City by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), Singapore is a global leader for business events. As the lead government agency for the business events sector in Singapore, the SINGAPORE EXHIBITION AND CONVENTION BUREAU™ (SECB) is responsible for shaping and retaining Singapore’s exceptional reputation as one of the world’s best business events destinations.
As a key driver of the business events sector, SECB’s mission is to grow, nurture and reinforce Singapore’s reputation as a dynamic business events destination, drawing on its extensive network of people, technology and ideas to facilitate the delivery of memorable and high quality events.
SECB also strives to deliver exceptional experiences for business delegates and is instrumental in promoting Singapore as a premier Business and MICE destination.
WORLD FRANCHISE COUNCIL (WFC)
The World Franchise Council (WFC) is a non-political Federation of 44 national franchise associations from around the world, together with 3 supra national bodies – the Asia Pacific Franchise Confederation; the European Franchise Federation and the Ibero-American Franchising Federation (FIAF).
Formed in 1994, it aims to promote the growth of franchising internationally, and facilitate best practice in franchise association management among its members. It also aims to foster and encourage the development of franchise associations in nations where such an association does not currently exist.