Singapore, 29th July: Last month, the Singapore Association of Convention & Exhibition Organisers & Suppliers (SACEOS) signed two partnerships during the Singapore MICE Forum 2019 – one with Alibaba Cloud and another with SGTech.
Under the terms of the agreement with Alibaba Cloud, SACEOS and Alibaba will work together to offer training session covering artificial intelligence (AI), big data and cloud technology. Training workshops will also be hosted for SACEOS members to improve their technology capabilities.
Derek Wang, general manager, Singapore, Alibaba Cloud, commented, “We understand the opportunities technologies can create for the MICE industry. Our partnership with SACEOS is an extension of our partnership with hospitality and tourism sectors of Singapore as a whole.”
SACEOS also partnered with SGTech, a local trade technology association, agreeing to organise trade forums designed to facilitate cross-industry exchanges. SGTech has more than 800 members ranging from innovative start-ups, small- and medium-sized enterprises to multinational corporations all of which have adopted technological solutions.
SACEOS’ president Aloysius Arlando, added, “With SGTech having the who’s whos in the IT industry, we are looking at how our members can benefit from each other’s programmes. SGTech has a whole spectrum of solutions and capabilities – and we are the best industry to apply these.”