SINGAPORE, Oct. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — FUTR Group today announced a significant partnership for FUTR Asia 2019 on October 16th & 17th with the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA) & the Singapore Business Federation (SBF). The collaboration will see the co-location of IMDA’s SG: Digital Industry Day and the SBF’s Future Economy Conference and Exhibition (FECE) alongside FUTR Asia at the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre. This is the first time that the three events are co-locating together and it will provide a massive opportunity and platform for key stakeholders in the industry to convene, network and share ideas.
These three pioneering events will be holding joint opening sessions and keynotes over the two mornings, to welcome a combined audience of over 4,000 attendees to the heart of Asia’s thriving digital innovation and technology hub, Singapore.
FUTR Asia has forged a strong reputation with the retailer, brand and corporate communities, and is delighted to welcome new stakeholders to make the gathering a milestone year for cross industry learnings.
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The IMDA develops and regulates the converging infocomm and media sectors in a holistic way, creating a dynamic and exciting sector filled with opportunities for growth, through an emphasis on talent, research, innovation and enterprise.
As a statutory board in the Singapore government, it seeks to deepen regulatory capabilities for a converged infocomm media sector, safeguarding the interests of consumers and fostering pro-enterprise regulations.
With more pervasive use of data, IMDA will also continue to promote and regulate data protection in Singapore through the Personal Data Protection Commission, which will be part of the IMDA. This will ensure that public confidence in the private sector’s use of personal data is safeguarded.
The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) is the apex business chamber championing the interests of the Singapore business community in the areas of trade, investment and industrial relations. It represents 25,800 companies, as well as key local and foreign business chambers.
In July 2001, the Minister for Trade and Industry introduced a Bill in Parliament to establish the SBF Act, which was passed by Parliament and became law on 5 Oct 2001. The Federation was then established on 1 April 2002, with the aim of representing the business community’s interests both locally and overseas. Under the SBF Act, all Singapore-registered companies with share capital of S$0.5 million and above are members of SBF.
About FUTR Group
FUTR Group is a global year-round platform covering the future trends shaping retail, marketing and commerce, including Advertising, AR, Artificial Intelligence, Data, Marketing, Mobile, Retail, Robotics, Social, Video, Voice, VR and more.
FUTR Summits (in Asia, Europe and the US) evolves each year to cover the freshest thinking, the most immersive showcases, cutting-edge stories, practical insights and real-time case studies of how the industry is evolving to meet the needs of our ever-changing consumers. The annual gatherings host 2,500 delegates, including 50% of which are brands, retailers and corporates, in London, New York and Singapore, with new locations to be announced for 2020.
FUTR Insights, FUTR Immerse and FUTR Innovate offer year-round touchpoints for those wanting to innovate, remain relevant and keep ahead of the curve in an ever-evolving consumer landscape.
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