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More than 10,000 visitors give the thumbs up at inaugural showing of Office Expo Asia

Singapore, 18 July - The inaugural showing of Office Expo Asia (OEA) 2013 received tremendous support from visitors over the three day exhibition held at Halls B & C of Marina Bay Sands, Expo and Convention Center from 10 – 12 July. As the first and only trade event showcasing complete solutions for the workplace, OEA allowed over 10,000 visitors to discover the total solution for their every business need. 

Exhibitors representing office automation and equipment, business software and solutions, workspace planning and design, as well as office supplies and services, were present. Notable exhibitors included Fuji Xerox Singapore, Menlon Agency, Impact Lifestyle (Ergoworks), Exsto Asia, Kumpulan Development, Evolis Asia, Oki Data, Doric Solutions, amongst others.

To inculcate earth-saving efforts in individuals and corporations, the Eco-Office Showcase was conceptualised and set in action, supported by Singapore Environment Council's (SEC) Project Eco-Office. Recreating an actual office fitted with Eco-friendly products such as energy efficient printers, hygiene paper from sustainable sources, flooring that contain recycled material, and "green" tips, visitors walked away inspired to do their personal part for the environment. 


Visitors also benefitted from tips to boost their businesses at the Advisory Zone, helmed by the SME Centre @ Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry and SME Infocomm Resource Centre @ Singapore Institute of Retail Studies. Free advice were dished out by expert consultants on various aspects such as productivity and innovation, financial management, as well as internalisation plans. The Singapore Workforce Development Agency was also present to share their initiatives, including the Enhanced Training Support for SMEs.

OEA 2013 was held in conjunction with Singapore Gifts & Premiums Fair (SGPFair), Singapore's first and most established trade show of its kind, showcasing promotional, corporate, incentive and retail gifts.

Together, SGPFair and OEA are Singapore's and the region’s leading platform for corporate and office buyers sourcing for gifts, premiums and office solutions, successfully meeting the ambitions of the corporate business domain.


OEA will return in 2014 from 16 – 18 July at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. 


Visit 
www.OfficExpoAsia.com for more information.

A collection of event photos have been uploaded on OEA’s Facebook Page at 
https://www.facebook.com/OfficExpoAsia. More photos will be up on the OEA website soon.


Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Co. Registration. No. 198402868E
 
For more information, please contact:


Melissa Teo (Ms)
Marketing Executive
BizLink Exhibition Services Pte Ltd 
DID: 6848 5936 
HP: 9233 4926
Email: 
melissa@bizlink.com.sg

Deror Wong (Mr)
Senior Executive
Corporate Communications & CSR
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 1226
HP: 9848 6934
Email: 
derorw@sph.com.sg

About BizLink Exhibition Services Pte Ltd
BizLink Exhibition Services Pte Ltd is Singapore’s leading exhibition organiser in the fields of gifts and premiums, stationery and office supplies, and also in the sector of franchising and licensing.

A forward-thinking organisation with a dynamic team having over 30 years of collective experience in exhibition organising and management, BizLink Exhibition Services works in tandem with its clients and is fully committed to providing utmost quality services to its exhibitors, delivering exceptional results. 
About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Southeast Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.


Newspapers, Magazines and Book Publishing 

In Singapore, SPH publishes 18 newspaper titles in four languages. On an average day, 3.05 million individuals or 76 per cent of people above 15 years old, read one of SPH's news publications. SPH also publishes and produces more than 100 magazine titles in Singapore and the region, covering a broad range of interests from lifestyle to information technology. SPH's subsidiaries, Straits Times Press and Focus Publishing, produce quality books and periodicals in English and Chinese.


Internet and Mobile

Beyond print, the Internet editions of SPH newspapers enjoy over 270 million page views with 18 million unique visitors every month. Apart from AsiaOne, SPH’s online and new media initiatives include ST701, the leading online marketplace for jobs (STJobs), property (STProperty), cars (STCars) and general classifieds (STClassifieds); Stomp, 
omy.sg and The Straits Times RazorTV. SPH also launched The Straits Times’ iPad and enhanced iPhone applications, an Android smartphone application and The Business Times’ iPhone application. SPH’s Chinese flagship newspaper Lianhe Zaobao has also launched its digital editions which include a web application, as well as online and PDF versions.

Broadcasting

In the radio business, SPH has a 92.9% per cent stake in SPH UnionWorks Pte Ltd, which operates entertainment stations UFM 100.3 in Mandarin, as well as Kiss92 and HOT FM91.3 in English. SPH has a 20 per cent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8 and U, and a 40 per cent stake in MediaCorp Press Limited, which publishes the free newspaper, Today. 


Events and Out-of-Home Advertising

SPH’s events arm Sphere Exhibits organises innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions as well as large scale conferences in Singapore and the region. In addition, SPH has ventured into out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its digital out-of-home platform SPH MediaBoxOffice.


Properties

SPH owns and manages Paragon, the prime retail and office complex in the heart of Orchard Road, Singapore's main shopping belt. Its second retail development, The Clementi Mall, started business operations in 2011. SPH's wholly-owned subsidiary, Times Development Pte Ltd, has also developed a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road. SPH‘s latest retail development project, The Seletar Mall, is slated for completion by end 2014.

For more information, please visit 
www.sph.com.sg