Supporting Associations

The Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (ASME) is a not-for-profit organisation established in 1986 for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs. With wide-ranging services and programmes, ASME strives to equip member SMEs with the business knowledge and market opportunities to help them grow their businesses.

ASME, as the champion of a pro-enterprise Singapore, bridges the public and the private sectors to promote a more conducive business environment which facilitates the start-up, growth and development of a larger pool of SMEs. The two ASME flagship awards - The Entrepreneur of the Year Award and Singapore Prestige Brand Awards are in recognition of SMEs’ successes. 

ASME will continue to roll out new SME-relevant programmes to enhance its position as the business association For Entrepreneurs, By Entrepreneurs.

ASME welcomes all from the SME community into our membership.

 

SGTech is an active and responsible advocate of the technology industry in Singapore. With the evolving technology landscape, SGTech strives to create an ecosystem to anticipate changing technology trends and develop sustainable initiatives that can further strengthen the community and help the industry grow. SGTech’s 700 members range from innovative start-ups, vibrant small and medium-sized enterprises to top multinational corporations that leverage technology as a core driver of their business.

SGTECH focuses on three key value propositions for our members and the community:

1.         Being a Business Enabler 

2.         Being a Responsible Advocate

3.         Provider of Industry Insights

 

The Association of Information Security Professionals (AISP) was registered with the assistance of the Singapore Computer Society (SCS) and the strong support of the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (iDA) in February 2008.

It was officially launched on 17 April 2008 by Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports.

AISP aims to:

  • To promote, develop, support and enhance the integrity, technical competence, management expertise, status and interests of information security professionals in Singapore.
  • To promote the development, increase and spread of information security knowledge and of any related subject.

 

SICC was founded in Singapore in 1837 making it the city-state’s longest serving voice of the private sector. Today, SICC is Singapore’s most inclusive Chamber. It provides an engagement platform for business people which cuts across all potential silos of ethnicity, nationality and sector. The Chamber represents over 600 companies representing 40 nationalities and 20 sectors equally split between large organizations and medium, small and start-up companies. SICC’s diverse members form a very representative slice of the Singapore business community. An independent advocate for business, SICC shares its members’ views and concerns on government policy with policymakers and politicians. The Chamber focuses on 3 main pillars: human capital, collaborative innovation and championing the circular economy. www.sicc.com.sg

 

The ACCA is a leading industry association comprising the stakeholders of the cloud computing ecosystem in Asia. The ACCA works  to ensure that the interests of the cloud computing community are effectively represented in the public policy debate. Our primary mission is to accelerate the growth of the cloud market in Asia, where we promote the growth and development of cloud computing in Asia Pacific through dialogue, training, and public education. Through regular meetings, we also provide a platform for members to discuss implementation and growth strategies, share ideas, and establish policies and best practices relating to the cloud computing ecosystem. 

 

The Singapore Cybersecurity Consortium is a platform for engagement between industry, academia and government agencies to encourage use-inspired research, translation, manpower training and technology awareness in the area of cybersecurity. It is funded by National Research Foundation (NRF) and anchored at the School of Computing, National University of Singapore (NUS).

The Consortium membership is open to Singapore-incorporated companies with interest and expertise in cybersecurity. The Consortium brings them in close interaction with government agencies and research institutions across Singapore through activities such as Technology Talks, Cybersecurity Camp, Wild and Crazy Ideas Day, and regular Special Interest Group meetings to exchange knowledge and explore R&D cooperation opportunities. Resulting joint projects could be considered for seed funding by the Consortium.

For more information, please visit us at http://sgcsc.sg

 

The Cloud Security Alliance Singapore (CSA-SG), is a local chapter of Washington-based Cloud Security Alliance. It focuses on promoting the importance of comprehensive virtualization and cloud security. With our group of dedicated members, we conduct industry networking events to promote best practices in complete, robust and effective virtualization and cloud security architecture.

Other Activities of the CSA-SG:

1.      Participation in industry & government workgroups on cloud and security initiatives.

2.      Alignment with other industry associations and organisations, e.g. at the inter association endorsed Cybersecurity Awards 2018

3.      Operating the CSA-SG CISO roundtable and organising workshops on virtualisation and cloud security best practices.

 

 

Established in 1965, Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI) is a not-for-profit, professional HR body which represents Individual and Corporate members across diverse sectors. SHRI connects HR professionals and business leaders through its signature conferences, membership activities and networking sessions. SHRI partners national HR associations worldwide to bring global and regional best HR practices to Singapore. For 53 years, the institute has been committed to advocating HR best practices, connecting a community of HR professionals and enhancing the HR profession.

 

Established in 1986, ATiS champions industry issues on behalf of the ICT / Telecommunications industry in Singapore. It seeks to provide a common platform for all members of the industry to interact, work together and position Singapore as a leading global InfoCommunications (ICT) hub.  ATiS members come from all areas of the ICT / Telecommunications industry including Service Providers and Operators, Equipment Manufacturers, Distributors and Dealers, Value-Added Resellers (VARs), System Integrators (SIs), Consultants and RND organisations.

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HIMSS is a global voice, advisor and thought leader of health transformation through health information and technology with a unique breadth and depth of expertise and capabilities to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of health, healthcare and care outcomes. HIMSS designs and leverages key data assets, predictive models and tools to advise global leaders, stakeholders and influencers of best practices in health IT, so they have the right information at the point of decision.

Through its network of over 1 million experts, over 200 knowledge exchanges and collaborations, including 68,000-plus members, HIMSS drives innovative, forward thinking around best uses of technology in support of better connected care, improved population health and low cost of care.

HIMSS is a not-for-profit, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with additional offices in North America, Europe, United Kingdom and Asia.

For more information on HIMSS Asia Pacific, visit www.himssasiapac.org.

 

ISACA is a global association formed in 1969 with its HQ in the USA. It  represents some 140,000 professionals globally and advocates Information Governance, Control, CyberSecurity, Audit and Risk.  It is represented by more than 200 chapters in 80 countries. The Singapore Chapter setup in 1983 represents about 2400 members locally and is the third largest chapter in Asia. It provides education and networking opportunities for its members through the events it organises. It also collaborates with industry, academia and government entities. It has 4 renown certifications and framworks such as COBIT 5 and CMMI.  ISACA believes in creating and updating its body of knowledge through its engagement of industry, academia and practitioners.