Singapore Apex Business Summit

Positioned as
• an internationally acclaimed business platform spearheaded by Singapore;
• a neutral and inclusive stage curated by trade association;
• a central nexus for prominent leaders from diverse markets and industries, uniting local, regional, and global business communities; and
• a flagship SBF initiative, seamlessly integrating the essence of the Federation’s key signature events;
the Singapore Apex Business Summit (SABS®), SBF's biennial flagship event, is strategically designed to reinforce Singapore's status as a thriving international business hub, underscoring the nation's unwavering commitment to nurturing collaborations and addressing pivotal concerns in the ever-evolving global business landscape.

The SABS® also serves as a cornerstone for global businesses to connect and thrive, fostering innovation and equipping businesses for the challenges and opportunities of the future.

With a primary focus on empowering businesses, both large and small, across Singapore and around the world, the summit aims to elevate trade and investment connections, catalyse impactful partnerships, encourage collaborative initiatives, and unlock a plethora of new opportunities on a national and global scale.

Building upon the resounding success of its inaugural edition in 2022, the 2nd SABS® will take place from 23rd to 25th July 2024 at Sands Expo & Convention Centre in Singapore.

Featuring the following activities over 3 days, the 2nd SABS® continues to set the benchmark as a leading global business event:

  • Conferences - Engaging and insightful conferences will form the core of SABS 2024.

Key highlights include:
➢ Future Economy Conference (FEC) in conjunction with Company of Good Conference (COGC),
➢ Singapore Regional Business Forum (SRBF®), and
➢ Future of Trade Forum (FOTF).

Anchoring the overarching theme of “End of Business-As-Usual: Shaping the Future of Business”, these conferences will delve deep into exploring business and investment opportunities for local and regional business communities from different perspectives.

  • Partner Showcase / Exhibition
  • Exclusive Networking Nights, CEO Roundtables, Future-Ready Businesses Spotlights, and One-to-One Business Matchings.

Future Economy Conference (FEC) in conjunction with Company of Good Conference (COGC)

At the 2nd SABS®, SBF and National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre (NVPC) are joining forces to organise our signature events: the Future Economy Conference (FEC) and the Company of Good Conference (COGC). Under the theme "End of Business-As-Usual: Smart Technology and the Future of Work“, this collaborative effort aims to catalyse impactful change and cultivate a culture of corporate purpose and sustainability within the business community.

Singapore Regional Business Forum (SRBF®)

Singapore Regional Business Forum (SRBF®) is SBF’s annual signature event and serves as a high-profile, open, neutral, inclusive, and constructive platform that brings together top business leaders, senior government officials, think-tanks and policy makers to explore policy planning, economic vision, as well as business and investment-related opportunities in the region. 

Now in its 8th edition, the SRBF® 2024 will delve into the theme "End of Business-As-Usual: Transforming Regional Collaborations towards a Sustainable Future.“ The forum will explore transformative discussions including shaping the sustainable future of Asia, Challenges and collaborative strategies in Asia's journey towards Net Zero emissions, the broader implications of globalisation, business transformation for environmental responsibility, and the role of carbon tax and decarbonization tools.

Future of Trade Forum (FOTF)

The inaugural Future of Trade Forum builds upon the flagship FTA Day events of past years as the high-level private-public platform bringing together business owners, executives, consultants, and government officials to engage on the issues surrounding trade, including and beyond FTAs, that affects the competitiveness of businesses in Singapore and the region.

The 2024 theme, End of Business-As-Usual: Global Trade in Transition, addresses trade issues arising from an increasingly challenging global business environment marked by challenges to the multilateral trading system, increased use of border measures, more complex regulations, greater uncertainty, and a strong emphasis on sustainability.


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