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About The Great Room

The Great Room is a hospitality-inspired coworking space featured in’s “World’s Coolest Offices 2016”. Blending inspiration from the best offices, luxury hotels and business clubs, The Great Room aims to change the way you feel about coming to work.

The Great Room is a community of leading entrepreneurs and ‘grown-up’ start-ups. Our members are offered curated experiences, well-designed work spaces, personalized services and opportunities that foster new ideas and important associations. Located in Singapore and soon Bangkok, Hong Kong and Jakarta, The Great Room is set to become a regional network of business clubs and co-working spaces for grown up start-ups and thought leaders. The company serves a roster of innovation-driven members, including technology, finance and design savvy companies.

Knowledge Partner

About EY

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients.

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About WSG

Workforce Singapore promotes the development, competitiveness, inclusiveness, and employability of all levels of the workforce. Its key mission is to enable Singaporeans to meet their career aspirations, take on quality jobs at different stages of life, and help enterprises be competitive and manpower-lean.

Workforce Singapore’s focus is on strengthening the Singaporean core and ensuring that Singaporeans are able to have better jobs and careers. Workforce Singapore, in partnership with key stakeholders, also provides support to business owners and companies to enable them to transform and grow, while building a future-ready workforce.

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About STB

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) is the lead development agency for tourism, one of Singapore’s key economic sectors. Together with industry partners and the community, we shape a dynamic Singapore tourism landscape. We bring the Passion Made Possible brand to life by differentiating Singapore as a vibrant destination that inspires people to share and deepen their passions.

Official Health Food

About Coocaça

Inspired by the founder’s love for travel and life, the brand encapsulates the colourful, carefree and bold nature of Latin American culture. Allow our fresh tropical flavours to transport you to the beaches as far as Brazil, or as near as Palawan beach in our very own Sentosa island, energising all that passes through.

Travel the world right here in Orchard Road as Coocaça revitalizes Singapore’s famous shopping strip with its dynamic beach shack vibe and bespoke menu of highly flavourful and nutritious bols and batidos. Make Coocaça your go-to pit stop for that pre-workout fuel, guilt-free dessert or just the luscious smoothie fix!

Official Caterer


With LAVISH, you can expect the unexpected. As one of the leading premium catering companies in the industry, it is synonymous with turning events into occasions. Fervent in redefining the term ‘catering’, LAVISH re-thinks the way food is created and enjoyed.

Established in 1998, LAVISH is dedicated to conceptualising and presenting exquisite dining experiences curated by a team of award-winning chefs and intuitively served up by attentive Service Ambassadors.

LAVISH has attended to royalties, foreign dignitaries, delegates, captains of industries, international celebrities and top designer brands. LAVISH is the premium catering company of choice for M.I.C.E, corporate galas, private banquets, product launches, after parties, dinner and dance functions and weddings. By designing bespoke menus and uniquely- designed themes for occasions held in-house or off-premises, LAVISH seeks to delight even the most discriminating of gastronomists.

LAVISH is proud to be awarded Winterhalter’s Caterer of the Year for World Gourmet Summit Awards of Excellence 2017.

Official Education Partner


LASALLE College of the Arts in Singapore is a leading tertiary institution in cutting edge contemporary arts and design education and practice. The college offers over 30 diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in fine arts, design communication, interior design, product design, film, animation, fashion, dance, music, theatre, arts management, arts pedagogy and practice, art therapy, and Asian art histories.

Its faculty is led by a community of award-winning artists, designers, educators and researchers, and their practice-led research sets LASALLE apart as an international centre of excellence. Critically acclaimed alumni form the core of the cultural and creative sectors in Singapore and increasingly, internationally.

Founded in 1984 by De La Salle Brother Joseph McNally –a visionary artist and educator – LASALLE is a not-for-profit, private educational institution. LASALLE receives tuition grant support from the Singapore Ministry of Education. Its degree programmes are validated by Goldsmiths, University of London.

Event Partner

About DBS BusinessClass

DBS BusinessClass a regional engagement program designed for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Our online platform helps to grow your business and network, receive the latest market trends and gain exclusive access to a knowledgeable community of Asia’s business masterminds. Engage with our esteemed business Advisors and attend networking events to meet key business influencers, including venture capitalists, DBS SME Specialists and industry peers from around Asia.

Event Organiser

About Mercury

The Mercury Group comprises 3 award-winning agencies – Mercury Marketing & Communications, Mercury PR and Mercury Live – that bring together an integrated 360° Events, PR, Social and Marketing alliance.

Specialising in fashion, lifestyle and luxury since its foundation in 2000, client credentials span corporate names like Shell Petroleum, Citibank, DBS Bank, Far East Organisation, to FMCG clients such as glaceau vitaminwater and Magnum. Hospitality and F&B clients include Zouk, JW Marriott South Beach and Starwood Hotels, such as W Singapore-Sentosa Cove, while a luxury portfolio includes the industry’s top names – Balmain, Burberry, Cartier, Céline, Chanel, Chaumet, Coach, Clarins, Givenchy, Patek Philippe, Sephora, SK-II, Tiffany & Co. and more.

Mercury is best-known for organising Singapore Fashion Week (formerly known as Audi Fashion Festival and Singapore Fashion Festival) which is supported by Singapore Tourism Board, SPRING Singapore and International Enterprise Singapore. Singapore Fashion Week has an International-Asian positioning and has hosted top international designers such as Roberto Cavalli, Carolina Herrera, Diane Von Furstenberg and Victoria Beckham in Singapore, alongside Asian stars such as Greyhound (Bangkok), Tsumori Chisato (Japan) and Guo Pei (China). Harnessing the power of global names, Singapore Fashion Week aims to cast a spotlight on Singapore and its designers.

27 & 28 OCT ’17 (FRI & SAT)