New Events Industry Resilience Roadmap of Best Practice Guidelines for Conferences and Exhibitions

Press Room > 2020

The Singapore Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers (SACEOS) and Suppliers together with Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and Enterprise Singapore (ES) has introduced, the first event Industry Resilience Roadmap (IRR) on safety measures and best practices  in line, with the gradual resumption of business events.

The Industry Resilience Roadmap has three objectives one is, to help the industry implement best-in-class standards under STB’s Safe Business Events Framework. Second, is to create agile business models with a focus on hybridization and thirdly to develop pathways for professional development in the new way forward.

Apart from providing advice to events, venues and suppliers on the safe management of events in Singapore, the Industry Resilience Roadmap also includes best-in-class practices, a long-term plan for business models, innovative solutions for hybrid events and capabilities development plan to support enterprises and the workforce to survive the pandemic, thrive and emerge stronger.

This will be underpinned by SG SafeEvent Standard which is an industry-led national accreditation programme to be launched later this year. Also by SG Clean a SG SafeEvent Standard certification awarded, as a mark of assurance of Singapore as a safe, trusted and destination for innovative business events.

While the “living” IRR document will be updated to stay current with the evolving situation and prevailing safety and health standards. The first release of Industry Resilience Roadmap or IRR 1.0 focuses on SG SafeEvent Standard and hybridisation.

According to the press release from SACEOS, in development is IRR 2.0 which will expand on the business models innovation together with core capabilities necessary for event enterprises and professionals to pivot successfully.