As a city recognised for its liveability, Singapore offers rich opportunities for visiting trade missions, especially every second July when the Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC) and Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) stage the biennial World Cities Summit (WCS).

The WSC is held in conjunction with Singapore International Water Week – a global platform for water industry leaders to share best practice, the latest technologies and co-create innovative solutions – and the CleanEnviro Summit Singapore (CESS).

Also a biennial event, the CESS is organised by Singapore’s National Environment Agency for government and industry leaders to identify, develop and share practical, replicable and scalable solutions to address environmental challenges in wastewater in growing cities.

In 2018, LVI partnered with Global Victoria to send a delegation of Victorian businesses to Singapore, to raise awareness of Victoria’s liveability expertise in the water, environmental and cleantech industries.

For Victorian water specialists, the mission provided an opportunity to attend major events under the LVI and Global Victoria banner, to connect with industry leaders from around the world and benefit from curated business matching opportunities organised by Global Victoria.

During the mission, Liveability Victoria International hosted a well-attended event for the delegation with Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) Secretary, John Bradley as keynote speaker.

The biennial World Cities Summit (WCS) is a platform for government leaders and industry experts to address liveability and sustainability challenges facing cities. Attendees come together to share integrated urban solutions and forge new partnerships.

As a juncture to attract world leaders in water, liveability and environmental solutions, Singapore’s International Water Week offers a multi-pronged approach. For one week in July, it gathers the best minds and latest technology in one of the world’s most liveable cities.

It’s an excellent opportunity for promoting Victorian expertise and connecting Victorian businesses with leaders from across Southeast Asia and beyond.

Page last updated: 04/05/20