Motivational Service Excellence Keynote Speaker in Singapore
Ron Kaufman is one of the world’s leading motivational keynote speakers on the topics of achieving service excellence, increasing customer satisfaction, retaining loyal customers, and building sustainable service cultures. Rated one of the “Top 25 Who’s Hot” speakers by Speaker magazine, Ron presents powerful insights and global best practices from working with clients in every industry and on every continent for more than thirty years. His energetic keynote speeches have inspired millions, frequently earning standing ovations from audiences of all ages. In 2018, GlobalGurus rated Ron the #1 customer service guru in the world. Ron travels worldwide to speak at company meetings, industry conferences, and association events throughout the year.
Ron is author of the New York Times and USA Today bestseller, “Uplifting Service! The Proven Path to Delighting Your Customers, Colleagues and Everyone Else You Meet” and 14 other books on service, business and inspiration. He is the founder of Uplifting Service, a global education and consulting company that enables leaders and organizations to build sustainable cultures that win the hearts and minds of customers, colleagues, and partners.
General Information about Singapore for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
Singapore is a sovereign city state located in Southeast Asia and consisting of a main island and 63 additional smaller islands, many of them uninhabited. With a population of 5.5 million, it is the second most densely populated country in the world, after Monaco. Singapore was originally founded as a British trading colony in 1819, but became an independent state in 1965. Nowadays, it is an important center for finances and information and communication technologies, being home to over 7,000 multinational companies from the United States, China, Europe, Japan and India. It is a multicultural and multi-religious city state, having four official languages (Malay, English, Tamil, and Mandarin Chinese) and various religions such as Buddhism (33 percent of the population), Christianity, Islam, Taoism, and Hinduism. The city center consists of the Orchard Road shopping area, the new Marina Bay area, the Riverside, and the Shenton Way, Singapore’s Central Business District, containing a large number of skyscrapers. Other major landmarks include the City Hall, an imposing building with 18 beautiful Corinthian columns, and the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, a famous red and gold temple located in Singapore’s Chinatown. Singapore hosts a large number of annual festivals and events such as the Singapore Grand Prix, the Singapore Food Festival, the World Gourmet Summit, the Singapore Arts Festival, the Chingay Parade, and ZoukOut.
Singapore as a Conference Destination
Singapore is an important center for conferences, conventions, summits and expos, including: the Customer Experience Management Asia Summit and Forrester CX, two major events focused on customer experience and management; the CIO Leaders Summit, a venue for senior information technology experts discussing the latest trends in coding; the YOW! Singapore Conference, another important meeting point for national and international software developers; the Content Asia Summit, a large event about new developments in Asia’s content industry; Power Week Asia, a summit and conference focused on Asia’s electric industry; and the Singapore Global Summit, bringing together members of the global corporate travel community.
Singapore Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a conference in Singapore, a few local restaurants to experience include: National Kitchen by Violet Oon (Phone: +65 9834 9935) and Labyrinth (Phone: +65 6223 4098), two extraordinary restaurants where you can sample traditional dishes from Singapore; Odette (Phone: +65 6385 0498), a stylish restaurant voted number 28th in the world by Michelin; JAAN (+65 6837 3322), another Michelin-starred, upscale European restaurant; the Basilico Restaurant (Phone: +65 6725 3232), a classy Italian restaurant; the Aromas of India (Phone: +65 6256 2448), one of the best Indian restaurants in the city; and the Long Beach King Seafood Restaurant (Phone: +65 6344 7722), a Chinese restaurant serving delicious seafood dishes.
Singapore Attractions for Convention Attendees
Here are some of the most highly rated tourist attractions you could visit after your conference in Singapore: the Marina Bay Sands, a luxurious resort, containing a high-end hotel, a huge shopping mall, the Marina Bay Sands Skypark, offering vistas of the whole city, and the ArtScience Museum, an educational science, technology and design museum; the Gardens by the Bay, a network of modern greenouses and waterfront parks containing trees lined with solar panels; and the Singapore Zoo, the world’s largest and most impressive rainforest zoo, home to many species such as zebras, white tigers, kangaroos, chimpanzees, meerkats, and even a komodo dragon.
Conference Center Venues
Singapore has a large number of great conference centers and facilities, such as:
Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center (Location: Bayfront Avenue)
NP Convention Center (Location: Clementi Road)
Park Avenue Convention Center (Location: Changi Business Park Avenue)
Singapore Expo (Location: Expo Drive)
Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre (Location: Raffles Boulevard)
TKP Conference Center (Location: Cecil Street)