Location and accommodation

Below you'll find information on travelling to the conference, on finding accommodation, and some tips on enjoying your trip to Singapore.

Venue

The IB Global Conference, Singapore 2018 will take place on the 25 to 27 March at:

SUNTEC SINGAPORE CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTRE

1 Raffles Boulevard, Suntec City

Singapore 039593

The conference venue, Suntec Singapore, is located only 20 minutes away from Changi International Airport, and it is conveniently located in the Central Business District, just minutes away from the city’s entertainment and cultural attractions. Please visit the Suntec Singapore website for more information.

 

Accommodation

Pre-selected hotels will be published on this page soon. 

 

Travel

Getting to Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre

The IB Global Conference Singapore 2018 will take place at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Participants may arrive at the following airport:

Please find below the estimated travelling time and approximate cost to Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Airport
By Bus
By Train
By Taxi

Changi Airport

45 mins at an approx. cost of SGD 1.72 to Suntec Singapore1

50 mins at an approx. cost of SGD 1.70 to  Esplanade MRT Station2

25 mins at an approx. cost of SGD 17.83 to Suntec Singapore3

 

1 Information taken from https://www.suntecsingapore.com/by-bus

2 Information taken from https://www.suntecsingapore.com/by-train

3 Information taken from https://www.suntecsingapore.com/by-taxi

Please visit Suntec Singapore’s access website or contact your travel/hotel booking agency for more information.

 

Visa Requirements

All visitors to Singapore must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Valid travel documents (minimum validity of 6 months at the time of departure)
  • Confirmed onward or return tickets (if applicable)
  • Entry facilities, including visas, to the next destination;
  • Sufficient funds to maintain themselves during their stay in Singapore; and,
  • Visa for entry into Singapore (if applicable)
  • Yellow Fever Vaccinations (if applicable)

The above information is obtained from ICA. The ICA is the authority responsible for handling visa matters. Please visit the ICA website for detailed information on visa and entry requirements. Please visit this website or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for more information.

Please contact your travel booking agency or Singapore Embassy/Consulate office directly for assistance on visa application.

Important travel advice: Please note that the IB is not responsible for participants’ travel and accommodation booking and visa application. If you require a visa application support letter, please contact us at ibap.arc@ibo.org.

 

General travel Tips

The main currency used in Singapore is Singapore dollars. Credit cards are commonly accepted, however, it is advisable for visitors to carry some cash for payments like train fees, bus fares and other small purchases.

Please visit the Official Singapore Guide for more useful information to plan your trip in advance.