The Singapore Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers (SACEOS) recently announced that Mr Aloysius Arlando is the Industry Association’s 9th President.
Since 2010, Mr Arlando has been the Chief Executive Officer of SingEx Holdings with business interests in the management of the award-winning Singapore EXPO Convention and Exhibition Centre and new-to-market trade events in the region. Mr Arlando also serves on the boards of associations, instituitions and high-level committees around the world. In 2017, he became the first Asian to be named as President of the International Association of Convention Centres (AIPC), the world-wide association for professional convention and exhibition centre managers.
His vision for SACEOS to harness the power of communities and establish new levels of collaboration for the industry’s growth is clear, “SACEOS is the leading voice for Singapore’s MICE industry. In today’s world of digitally-enabled communities; cross-industry collaborations and global market connectedness, SACEOS will need to forge purpose-driven partnerships near and far to make our MICE industry future- ready and strengthen Singapore’s leading position in the global MICE space. It is therefore imperative for SACEOS to work with key local associations, institutions and global MICE associations to address capability and capacity challenges head on and create new and exciting opportunities for the betterment of the business community, people it serves and the workforce it employs.”