The Sands Expo and Convention Centre offers more than 120,000 square metres or 1.3 million square feet of meeting space, making it one of the largest and most flexible locations in Asia.
It is also the biggest MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) facility in Singapore, with the largest ballroom in Southeast Asia that is capable of hosting up to 11,000 delegates. Beyond those facilities, delegates can enjoy luxurious accommodation at Marina Bay Sands Hotel, take in Broadway shows, dine at the finest restaurants, enjoy world-class shopping and be part of the integrated resort’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives to give back to the community.
Five floors of exhibition and convention space
Up to 2,000 exhibition booths and 250 meeting rooms
Can accommodate up to 45,000 delegates in all
A comprehensive one-stop event and exhibition solution provider that offers services ranging from technical needs such as audio visual equipment, stage set-up and logistics
Offers the region’s largest ballroom at over 8,000 square metres
Grand Ballroom can seat up to 6,600 diners for a banquet or 11,000 delegates for a theatre-style convention
Grand Ballroom can be configured into 16 rooms to hold smaller groups of a few hundred people
The right fit for every event:
Marina Bay Sands has the perfect space for every event, whether it’s a meeting for 10,000 or a party for 10. In addition to the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, other creative
Sands SkyPark for cocktail parties or intimate dinner receptions
Event Plaza for large-scale outdoor carnivals or festivals
Theatres for product launches, presentations or conferences
Celebrity chef restaurants for cocktail parties, dinner receptions, dine-arounds or exclusive launches
A unique ArtScience museum for opening ceremonies, keynote addresses or cocktail parties
Marina Bay Sands continues to champion sustainable event planning to help organisers achieve their green meeting goals. Several sustainable practices under Sands Eco360 include:
Green Meeting Concierge, a dedicated service personnel who will help clients craft sustainable meetings using the Sands ECO360 Meetings Planning Tool.
Sands ECO360 Event Impact Statement provides a post-event sustainability report that captures an event’s sustainability highlights and provides a comprehensive summary of energy and water consumption at a glance.
Green Harvest Menu offers sustainable food and beverage options to reduce Food Miles and lower the emission of greenhouse gases during transportation.
Sub-metering of MICE floors allows organisers to effectively track energy usage across specific areas.
Waste management with recycling bins and sustainably disposing of leftover food and materials
Since opening, Marina Bay Sands has become the venue of many international and regional conferences and tradeshows across diverse industries, including many that are new to Singapore and Asia, as well as notable returning shows. In 2013, a record-breaking 70-plus trade shows were held, up from 51 in 2012.
New-to-Singapore events include:
Art Stage Singapore (debut in 2011)
Digital Healthcare Week (debut in 2012)
MEDLab Asia (debuting in 2014)
Maison Objet Asia (debuting in 2014)
Black Hat Asia (debuting in 2014)
Multi-year contracts signed to date include:
CommunicAsia (2014 – 2015)
OSEA (2014 – 2016)
Tax Free World Association Asia Exhibition & Conference (2014 – 2017)
ITB Asia (2014 – 2016)
Singapore International Jewellery Show (2013 – 2015)
Young Presidents’ Organisation (YPO) Global Leadership Summit (2014 – 2016)
Exciting events to date include:
Young Presidents’ Organisation (YPO) Global Leadership Summit 2012
Singapore International Coin Fair 2012, 2013
Singapore International Water Week 2012
World Cities Summit 2012
Waste Management Asia 2012
Singapore International Jewellery Show 2012, 2013
Skybridge Alternatives (SALT) Conference Asia 2012, 2013
Oil and Gas Industry Exhibition & Conference (OSEA) 2012
Asia TV Forum 2012, 2013
7th World Fujian Convention 2012
ITB Asia 2012
Art Stage Singapore 2011, 2012, 2013
Marina Bay Sands Epicurean Market 2013
Human Genome Meeting 2013
Tax Free World Association Asia Pacific Conference & Exhibition 2013
Asian Attractions Expo 2013
CommunicAsia 2012, 2013
6th International Olympic Athlete Forum 2013
BEX Asia Expo 2013
Responsible Business Forum 2013
Marina Bay Sands has been the recipient of the following MICE awards:
Best Hotel for Business Events in the CEI Asia Industry Survey 2014
Best Hotel Events Team in the CEI Asia Industry Survey 2014
Best Convention Centre in the CEI Asia Industry Survey 2014 (3rd place)
Best Conference Venue Category in the Asian Conference Awards 2013
Best Business Event Venue Experience awarded by the Singapore Tourism Board at the Singapore Experience Awards 2012 and 2013
Asia’s Best Hotel for Business Events awarded by CEI Magazine at the CEI Asia Industry Awards 2011, 2012, 2013
Best International Hotel awarded by Successful Meetings Magazine at the Successful Meetings Pinnacle Awards 2012
First venue outside the US to attain Level One Certification to the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Standard pertaining to the Evaluation and Selection of Venues for Environmentally Sustainable Meetings, Events, Trade Shows, and Conferences.