Location and accommodation

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Please find below the information on venue, accommodation (with some preselected hotels) and travel. This information is relevant for both the IB Global Conference Singapore  and the IB Heads World Conference 2018.


The IB Global Conference, Singapore 2018 to be held from 25 to 27 March will take place at:


1 Raffles Boulevard, Suntec City

Singapore 039593


Singapore is a country in Southeast Asia which is also known as Singapura. “Singa” means lion and “Pura” means city, hence, also being called the Lion City. Singapore gained independence in 1965 from Malaysia and has developed into one of the world’s busiest port today. You may find lots of modern skyscrapers everywhere mixed together with a taste of traditional Chinese, Indian and Malay influenced buildings. With a first-class airport, great tasting food, fantastic shopping and exciting nightlife, Lion city is one of the best tourism destination.

Information provided is taken from the Official Singapore Guide. Please visit the official website to find out more about the city.

The conference venue, Suntec Singapore is the World’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre located at the heart of Asia’s most integrated meetings, conventions and exhibition hub. The conference centre is only 20 minutes away from Changi International Airport as it is conveniently located in the Central Business District and just minutes away from the city’s entertainment and cultural attractions. Please visit the Suntec Singapore website for more information.


Chalex Pte Ltd Singapore has been engaged by the IB as the official hotel agent for your accommodation booking. Chalex Pte Ltd Singapore will handle all your accommodation enquiries and secure your hotel bookings through this designated booking area specifically created for delegates attending the IB Global Conference Singapore and the IB Heads World Conference 2018.

If you have any questions on using the website and/or accommodation questions, please contact Brian Frissyn directly brian.frissyn@micekey.com / +65 9654 0052.

Please note that the IB is not involved, responsible or liable for your hotel bookings.


Getting to Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre

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

Participants will arrive at Changi Airport.

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


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.


Plan your trip

Singapore is much more than the sum of its numerous attractions. It’s constantly evolving, reinventing, and reimagining itself, with people who are passionate about creating new possibilities. It’s where foodies, explorers, collectors, action seekers, culture shapers, and socialisers meet―and new experiences are created every day. To plan for your trip, please visit the Official Singapore Guide for more information.

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Travel Tips

The 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.