ag444.appMembership Benefits

SingCham Members' Benefits:

1. Free copy of membership directory

2. Networking sessions

SingCham's ad-hoc inter-chamber networking sessions are excellent opportunities for members to meet business contacts, government officials, experts and academia for business leads and build relationship.

3. Business talks

From time to time, SingCham invites speakers to present topics of interests to Singapore business communities in China.

Such talks may include topics on taxation, HR and labour issues, finance and accounting, managing costs, Chinese culture and history, Chinese government structure, etc.

4. Business-related events

SingCham supports or organizes business events and seminar. Examples include business study visits to various cities, and the China-Singapore Business Forum in conjunction with Prime Minister's visit to China in November 2003.

5. Social and educational activities

Aimed at helping members and their families pursue social and education interests, these activities include national day celebration, annual dinners, Christmas parties, golf tournaments, visits to places of interests and education establishments.

6. Regular interactions with other chambers and organizations

SingCham members are regularly invited to events organized by other chambers of commerce, both local and foreign, as well as business promotion and investment study trips organized by Chinese provincial and city governments.

7. News alerts, exchange and referrals

These may be for information, breaking news, accumulated experience of doing business in China, job vacancies, business opportunities and services.

Members also receive an annual year book and membership directory, as well as monthly newsletters.

8. Communications and Consulting

SingCham facilitates members' liaison with or petitions to government officials and agencies on matters that affects the interests of the members. SingCham may also offer consulting services to members, especially in areas of factory site selection, setting up business operations, HR, etc.

9. Translation and interpretation services

These services can be provided by native Singaporean(s) who understand(s) the background and context of the issues, thus able to do more than superficial linguistic translation and interpretation.

10. Engaging overseas Singaporeans

Members are invited to tea sessions with visiting policy makers to understand their unique needs and aspiration as overseas Singaporeans.

11. Retail discounts and special promotions

With the membership card, members are entitled to discounts and special promotions in retail and services outlets, not only in Beijing but nation-wide.