The Singapore EXPO Convention and Exhibition Centre, together with its convention wing MAX Atria, won the Best International Venue award at the 10th Exhibition News (EN) awards 2016 in London on April 28.
In the large scale category, for venues of size 10,000 sqm and more, Singapore EXPO with its 123,000 sqm of exhibition and convention space, beat stiff competition from four finalists, namely, the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, the Shanghai New International Expo Center and the RAI Amsterdam, to emerge the winner.
The award winner was selected by a leading panel of judges from organiser, venue and supplier companies within the exhibition and events industries. Venues were judged on performance and versatilitly, commercial success in terms of financial growth, excellence in terms of steps taken to improve facilities and capabilities, initiaives to provide a better experience for organisers and exhibitors and organisers testimonials to justfy their experience.
EN Awards is organised by Mash Media, a leading UK publication for the events industry.
Mr Aloysius Arlando, Chief Executive Officer of SingEx Venues Pte Ltd, the management company of Singapore EXPO, said, “We are deeply honored to win this prestigious award. It is a clear endorsement of the passion, dedication and commitment of our professional EXPO team in delivering smart and innovative services and solutions to event organisers. We manage and operate EXPO at the highest standards having achieved ISOs for Business Continuity Management, and Quality Management System. Our track record in MICE speaks for itself, as we continue to be the choice venue for organisers of major international exhibitions and conferences. We will continue to improve and innovate to enable event organisers enjoy even greater experience and success the years to come.”
Mash Media’s Managing Director, Julian Agostini, noted, “Singapore EXPO’s stellar 2015 in terms of commercial success and infrastructure improvement made it stand out as the clear winner of the 2016 EN Award for Best International Venue.”