Issues Committees & Business Groups

Issues Committees

SBF Digitalisation Committee

The SBF Digitalisation Committee aims to promote technology adoption and digital transformation across the Singapore business community. The Committee works closely with government agencies like the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA), and Enterprise Singapore (EnterpriseSG), as well as trade associations and chambers to broaden outreach on digital transformation and raise awareness on important topics such as cybersecurity to help enterprises enhance their cybersecurity posture in an increasingly digitised economy.

GlobalConnect@SBF Committee

The GlobalConnect@SBF Committee aims to steer and provide supervisory and fiduciary oversight of the GlobalConnect@SBF initiative. Launched in November 2019 with the support of Enterprise Singapore, the initiative aims to help Singapore businesses expand and deepen their investments into markets abroad. The Committee also assists in achieving the mission, vision and intended objectives of GlobalConnect@SBF by driving collaborations among key stakeholders and advising on the implementation of GlobalConnect@SBF programmes.

Jobs & Skills Advisory Committee

The Jobs and Skills Advisory Committee was formed in 2021 to steer and provide strategic oversight of the suite of jobs and skills-related initiatives undertaken by SBF to help companies position themselves for human capital transformation and growth, champion the SBF Sustainable Employment initiative and provide insights and intelligence to shape SBF’s policy positions on manpower-related issues.

SBF SME Committee

The SME Committee (SMEC) brings together the Government, Trade Associations and Chambers, and SMEs to address issues of concern. The SBF SMEC collaborated with relevant stakeholders to strengthen the resilience, sustainability, and capabilities of our SMEs to emerge stronger.

Singapore Women Entrepreneurs Network

The Singapore Women Entrepreneurs Network (SG-WEN) was launched on 21 September 2021 to coordinate the existing efforts of businesswomen within the community; and serve as a platform to bring together women entrepreneurs in Singapore and connect them with other women entrepreneurs, business leaders and trade associations in the Asia-Pacific, especially those in Southeast Asia.

SG-WEN’s vision is to be the preeminent network of women entrepreneurs in Singapore focused on helping them achieve the fullest potential in their businesses to benefit the communities and economies they serve. SG-WEN has also been designated by the Singapore Government as Singapore’s representative and focal point at the ASEAN Women Entrepreneurs Network (AWEN), a network of national women entrepreneurs and business associations from the ASEAN member states.

Young Business Leaders Network

SBF’s Young Business Leaders Network (YBLN) is a diverse network of young business professionals united by a desire to create a positive impact through their businesses. It is a vibrant community that offers the chance to meet peers, share experiences, and explore partnerships with a vision to reshape the future of business, one leader at a time.

To reinforce the YBLN charter for young business leaders in Singapore, and the Southeast Asia region, the YBLN focuses on four core areas – Membership, Mentorship, Partnership, and Thought Leadership. YBLN aims to build an inclusive and collaborative ecosystem, and to champion innovation, community wellbeing, environmental stewardship, and good governance in business practices.

Business Groups

SBF offers Singapore companies opportunities to tap into global markets through participation in outgoing business missions and incoming visits by business delegations. The Africa, ASEAN, China & North Asia, Latin America, Middle East, and South Asia Business Groups in SBF are platforms for the Singapore business community and their counterparts in the various regions to share business-related information.