Our Sponsors


Diageo is a global leader in beverage alcohol with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands across spirits, beer and wine categories. These brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, J&B, Buchanan’s, Windsor and Bushmills whiskies, Smirnoff, Ketel One and Cîroc vodkas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Don Julio, Tanqueray and Guinness.  Singapore is the location of its Global Travel & Middle East and Reserve businesses, as well as the headquarters for the Southeast Asia market.  In Singapore, Diageo distributes its spirits brands through a joint venture arrangement with Moët Hennessy and its beer brands are brewed and distributed by Asia Pacific Breweries.

Stamford American International School is a world-class school with over 60 nationalities of students from 2 years old through Secondary School.  Stamford offers two rigorous programs of learning – the International Baccalaureate with American Education Reaches Out (AERO) standards, including strong daily foreign language foundation (Mandarin or Spanish) and ICT integrated into the core curriculum with a 1-to-1 technology program. For more information please see www.sais.edu.sg

Kerry helps develop products that delight and nourish consumers across the globe. Building upon our strong food and beverage heritage, a solid foundation of science and technology and unmatched insights, applications and culinary expertise, we better enable our customers to develop winning products. Kerry is the leader in taste and nutrition for the global food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries, creating shared and sustainable value for our customers, employees, the environment and the communities in which we operate.

UCD is one of Europe’s leading research-intensive universities; an environment where undergraduate education, masters and PhD training, research, innovation and community engagement form a dynamic spectrum of activity. The international standing of UCD has grown in recent years; it is currently ranked within the top 1% of institutions world-wide. UCD is also Ireland’s most globally engaged university with over 30,000 students drawn from over 120 countries, and includes 5,500 students based at locations outside of Ireland. The University’s main Dublin campus occupies an extensive parkland estate of more than 130 hectares and offers world-leading facilities including the UCD O’Brien Centre for ScienceUCD Sutherland School of LawUCD Lochlan Quinn School of Business and UCD Student Centre.


Solidus is a global property investment firm headquartered in Singapore with a local presence in Dublin that specialises in optimising the asset values of prime industrial and logistics real estate throughout their entire lifecycle. By combining investment banking skills and real estate management experience, Solidus has built up a portfolio of landmark prime properties and high performing investments. An exceptional multi property portfolio of landmark prime grade-A industrial and logistics properties spread across Europe attests to our ability to access to the right deals, bring together the right people, and optimise the potential of real estate opportunities.

The preferred address of the globally connected traveler, Conrad Centennial Singapore pulsates with the dynamic Marina Bay area, the hub of the city’s world-class financial, cultural and culinary scenes.  Recognized by a distinctive exterior architecture and an impressive Asian art collection within, the hotel is a destination for those seeking intuitive, worldly luxury, where life, business and pleasure seamlessly intersect.

Kellogg’s is the world’s second largest snack food company where its products are manufactured in 18 countries and marketed in over 180 countries. Kellogg’s produces cereal and convenience foods, including cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, fruit-flavored snacks, frozen waffles, and vegetarian foods. The company’s brands include Froot Loops, Corn Flakes, Frosted Flakes, Rice Krispies, Special K, Cocoa Krispies, Keebler, Pringles, Pop-Tarts, Kashi, Cheez-It, Eggo, Nutri-Grain, Morningstar Farms, and many more.

The Entertainer, established in 2001, is the leading provider of buy one get one free incentives across the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe. With a vast portfolio and a wide selection of quality merchant partners, the Entertainer has something to offer everyone and is regarded as an essential annual purchase for thousands of local residents and tourists.

Covidien is a global health care leader that understands the challenges faced by providers and their patients and works to address them with innovative medical technology solutions and patient care products.  Inspired by patients and caregivers, Covidien’s team of dedicated professionals is privileged to help save and improve lives around the world.

CRH a FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 Company, is a diversified international building materials group headquartered in Ireland. CRH manufactures and distributes a diverse range of products servicing the breadth of construction needs. CRH has operations in 35 countries worldwide; Largest building materials company in North America; Regional leader in Europe; Growing presence in the Asian economies of India and China; and in 2013, CRH employed approximately 76,000 people at over 3,400 operating locations, and generated sales of €18 billion. (US$24 billion).

The Fry Group is an independent financial planning business, providing holistic advice on investments, tax planning, mitigation, retirement planning as well as wills, trusts and estate planning. The Fry Group’s Singapore office was established in 2001, and is focussed on helping expatriates living in Singapore make the most of their money at whatever stage they are in life.

Located in the world-renowned Orchard Road precinct, Singapore’s prime business, shopping and entertainment hub, Grand Hyatt Singapore is an oasis for business and leisure travellers. The hotel offers well-designed 677 guestrooms and suites, innovative restaurants and bars, an award-winning Damai Spa and Fitness Centre, modern and highly flexible events space and recreational facilities.

Halberd Asset Management (“Halberd”) is a Singapore based property asset manager focused on distressed real asset investment. Halberd is the registered Investment Advisor to a Qualified Investor Alternative Investment Fund regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland and managed by Davy (Ireland). Halberd has a significant presence in Ireland with a local asset management team with over 100 years combined experience in the Irish property market to manage day to day operations and identify acquisitions.

Ranked as the number one Preferred Private Education Institution in the 2013/14 JobsCentral Learning Survey* across categories, Kaplan Singapore has established itself as one of the most respected private education institutions in Southeast Asia. It provides top-rated diplomas, undergraduate and post graduate degrees, professional qualifications and English-language programmes to students from almost 20 countries.

Molly Roffey’s Irish Pub was started in 2010 to give an authentic Irish Pub experience to Singapore diners and night crowd.  It takes pride in offering an extensive selection of imported drinks, as well as serving quality Western food and Irish cuisine with reasonable prices in a casual, relaxed setting. Molly Roffey’s currently has three outlets to accommodate its growing clientele. These outlets – Molly Roffey’s Bras Basah, Dorsett, and Esplanade—are all strategically located within the Central Business District.

PM Group is an international provider of professional engineering, architecture and project management services to public and private sector clients in Asia, Europe and the US. The 2,100 multi-disciplinary teams deliver complex, capital projects to clients in the life sciences, food and beverages and advanced manufacturing sectors. In the Asia-Pacific region, PM Group provides services throughout China, Singapore, ASEAN and India.

Emirates is an airline based in Dubai.It is the largest airline in the Middle East, operating over 3,300 flights per week from its hub at Dubai International Airport, to more than 148 cities in 78 countries across six continents. Started in 1985, today, Emirates fly the world’s biggest fleets of Airbus A380s and Boeing 777s, offering our customers the comforts of the latest and most efficient wide-body aircraft in the skies.

KPC International is a key supplier of specialist technical services and solutions to the Life Sciences Industry including Biopharmaceutical, Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices. Headquartered in Cork, Ireland, KPC has delivered on complex projects in an international arena.

BOC Aviation is a leading global aircraft operating leasing company and the largest aircraft operating leasing company headquartered in Asia, as measured by the value of owned aircraft. The portfolio of owned aircraft has an average age of less than four years, weighted by net book value, making it one of the youngest in the aircraft operating lease industry.

Headquartered in Singapore since 2003, Kerry Consulting is Singapore’s leading Search & Selection firm and it provides services to many of the world’s leading companies and financial institutions. The consulting team is the most experienced, and amongst the largest, in the ASEAN region.

Fine Grain Property is an established Asian private equity real estate operator and investor with proven fiduciary skills. Fine Grain’s unparalleled network and extensive local knowledge have provided institutional and high net-worth investors with exclusive access to bespoke joint venture investment opportunities in the Singapore market.