Launch Pad - Cross Cultural Business


When: Wednesday 22 November 2017
5:30 PM until 7:30 PM
Where: Servcorp Serviced Offices
Level 39, Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 2
10 Marina Blvd
  Singapore 018983
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Event Details

AustCham’s Launch Pad is a start-up focused series of events that covers key issues of relevance to members and entrepreneurs who are or plan to be engaged in start-up businesses in Singapore. Launch Pad events are intimate and informal workshops where attendees can engage with industry experts in a workshop style of environment. The series is organised in collaboration with the New Zealand Chamber of Commerce.

This workshop is limited to 16 participants who have an existing start-up or plan to start a business in Singapore.

Cross Cultural Business
Navigating cultural differences in the workplace. An introduction to working effectively in culturally diverse situations Speaker:  Philip Forrest Philip Forrest has lived in South East Asia for over 35 years. After a career in banking he is now an independent company director focused on the Australia/ASEAN commercial relationship. He is a non-executive director of several Singapore companies, and one ASX-listed company (where he is also chairman of the audit committee). He is a Fellow and member of the Governing Council of the Singapore Institute of Directors, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of CPA Australia, and an Honorary Fellow of the Australian Institute for Business and Economics. He is a Board member of AustCham Singapore (president from 2000 to 2004), and a Director of AustCham ASEAN.

5 April 2017                           
Entity Structuring Incorporation
Understand more about the various entities available in Singapore through which a business can be operated – from a Sole Proprietorship through to a Company.   Speaker:  Hugh Darwell - Director, Business Development, Vistra Singapore

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17 May 2017
Understanding Incentives & Grants
Learn more about grants and incentives announced in Budget 2017 and how they can work for you.  

Speaker: Elaine Lim - Managing Director, Agere Accounting & Advisory

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5 Jul 2017 Back Office Compliance - Accounting and Tax
Overview of compliance requirements for having a company under Companies Act, Employment Act, annual filing requirement and responsibilities of directors. Speaker: Will Tipping - Senior Manager Accounting Advisory Services, KPMG Singapore

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23 Aug 2017 Protecting Your Ideas - Understanding Intellectual Property
Introduction to Intellectual Property for your business - Understanding Intellectual Property laws and processes in Singapore and the Asia-Pacific Speaker: Dr Lee Morrisroe – Principal / Patent Attorney, Spurson & Ferguson

More Info 4 Oct 2017 Your customers have changed, has your business?
Key marketing trends impacting Singapore, what you need to know and how to optimise your strategy.

Speak er:  Lisa Walton - General Manager, Singapore at Asia Pacific Digital (APD)

More Info Price*  (includes light refreshment)
$35 AustCham member/spouse
$50 Guest
*prices are GST included
*Enjoy 10% discount if you sign up for 3 or more workshop in advance, contact us for more details  Payment terms
No-shows will be billed.
Registration will be considered confirmed at time of booking.
Payment must be received prior to the event and can be made by cheque or online credit card facility on our website.
No cash will be accepted on the day of event. Cancellation notice
No refunds or cancellation after 5.00pm, Friday 17 November 2017.

Confidentiality Notice
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