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Join BestCities Global Alliance as a hosted buyer at IMEX. You will have the opportunity to network with other International Associations, experience excellent education and have the flexibility to book you own appointments.

BestCities is keen to bring people together to share experiences, gain valuable contacts and discuss how we can work together to help towards the success of your congress.

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Why join our group?
• We have arranged to have networking drinks with the PCMA http://www.pcma.org/ hosted buyer group prior to the Association evening on Monday 18 April.
• The BestCities hosted buyer group will be hosted for lunch at the Majlis on the Dubai stand on Tuesday 19 April.
• The BestCities destinations and hosted buyer group will enjoy an informal dinner at Laube Liebe Hoffnung http://www.laubeliebehoffnung.de/ on Tuesday 19 April.
• Opportunity for us to get to know you better and discuss topics such as legacy and the importance of your congress to our destinations.  


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BestCities Global Alliance creates legacy for success at PCMA Convening Leaders 

BestCities Global Alliance kicked off 2016 with a bang alongside its strategic partner - PCMA at signature event Convening Leaders, which also saw BestCities destination Vancouver host the annual congress from 9th to 13th January more>>   

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BestCities partners ranked amongst the world's most innovative cities

Proving that innovation knows no boundaries, six BestCities partners feature on Business Insider’s 2014 list of the ‘18 Most Innovative Cities in the World’ and all eleven partners are represented in the 2014 'Innovation Cities Index' released by 2thinknow in Melbourne, Australia.

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Grand Copthorne Waterfront Centre Singapore

The Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel in Singapore is one of Asia’s best five-star choices when it comes to conference centres. It is located adjacent to the beautiful and historic Singapore River and only minutes away from Robertson Quay. The Grand Copthorne Waterfront Conference Centre features 34 versatile meeting rooms covering an impressive 6,000m² of space. The centre also has six conference rooms and 11 multi-function rooms located on levels two, three, and four of the conference centre. State-of-the-art amenities such as wireless broadband Internet, built-in projectors, motorized screens, and video-conferencing equipment are also available.

Waterfront Conference Centre, at a glance:

  • 4 Ballrooms
  • 34 Meeting Rooms
  • 6,000 square metres of space (65,000 square feet)
  • 6 Conference Rooms
  • 11 Multi-Function Rooms

For more information, contact:
Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel Singapore
392 Havelock Road
Singapore 169663
Phone: 65 6233 1188
Fax: 65 6233 1177
Email: events.services@grandcopthorne.com.sg
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View Grand Copthorne Waterfront Centre in a larger map 

Venue Name Maximum Capacity Largest Banquet Space (m²) Largest Exhibition Space (m²)
Singapore Expo   19,000 60,000 100,000
Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center  11,000 7,672 17,190
Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre  12,000 12,000 12,000
Resorts World Sentosa  5,510 5,420 5,420
Raffles City Convention Centre  3,200 2,257 2,257
Shangri-La Hotel Singapore  1,500 1,357 1,357
The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore  1,400 1,085 1,085
Orchard Hotel Singapore  1,250 1,245 1,245
Mandarin Orchard Singapore  1,020 1,020 1,020
Grand Copthorne Waterfront Centre    900 850 103.6

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