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Hospitality is a way of life for us—a living philosophy. It permeates everything
we do at The Great Room. Though workplace styles change, our dedication to changing the way people feel about going to work never will. We set the stage
for you to gather your ideas, to be inspired by others and to do great work.

Events

The Great Thirstday Special
Aug
24
6:00pm 6:00pm

The Great Thirstday Special

Members and invited guests only

In collaboration with Employees Only Singapore & Series of Intentions, The Great Thirstday is back with an August special. Moderated by CNBC Journalist Uptin Saiidi, we will be chatting with Michael (Employees Only Singapore) and Javier (Kilo, Grain Traders) on "What's the magic sauce?" and how they have stayed on top of the game. 

Members can also look forward to Peroni beers and Employee Only's famous Chicken soup. 
 

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How do great presenters pitch so effortlessly?
Aug
4
12:00pm12:00pm

How do great presenters pitch so effortlessly?

$16 for Members and $32 for Non-members
Includes lunch.
Sign up here.

A communication workshop by Peter Browne, Founder of Intangible Communications. 
Learn more about: 

  • Techniques and skills that give you confidence to present at the highest standard
  • Communication principles refined by dramatic writers and journalists to create a compelling narrative
  • A 3 step process for passionate presentations
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A Great Day
Jul
15
2:00pm 2:00pm

A Great Day

Members Only
The Great Room is turning ONE this weekend with a dash of Gatsby, a splash of whisky, a touch of theatre, lashings of gin and flashes of genius. We look forward to spending A Great Day with you at our first annual Saturday afternoon spectacular! 

Highlights include guest speakers: Aun Koh (Straits Clan), Marc Nicholson (1880), Ozi Amanat (K2 Global), Pat Law (Goodstuph), Rachel Lim (Love Bonito), Roshni Mahtani (Tickled Media) and Tjin Lee (Mercury), pop-ups by Belljar, Preparazzi, Papa Palheta and Peroni, Mind and Body workouts by Hasiko and a Murder Mystery hosted by Hendrick's Gin. 

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An insider's peek: Forbidden City
Jun
30
12:00pm12:00pm

An insider's peek: Forbidden City

Members Only
A special Friday lunch time treat. 
Performance: 1230pm
Lunch Bowls ($15 each) pop up: 12pm to 2pm
Barista on site: 12pm to 2pm

In collaboration with Singapore Repertory Theatre (SRT), members are going to be treated to an insider's peek into Singapore’s most successful musical, Forbidden City: Portrait of an Empress. Find out what lies behind the glitz and glamour of the stage.

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Just Shoot Me!
Jun
20
2:00pm 2:00pm

Just Shoot Me!


Get your business profile picture shot by Wesley Loh 

First impressions count. Make a good impression with the right business profile picture.

Specially for Members of The Great Room, Wesley Loh (Founder, Memphis West Pictures) will be in The Great Room to capture you at your business best. 16 slots available, members who are interested can register with our Member Relations team.

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Sound Between Silence: A Sound and Breath Meditation Workshop with Amanda Ling
Jun
9
12:00pm12:00pm

Sound Between Silence: A Sound and Breath Meditation Workshop with Amanda Ling

$16 for Members and $32 for Non-members
Includes a healthy lunch.
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This meditative workshop will focus on the aspects of Nada (Sound) Yoga, exploring various pranayama (Breath) techniques, vocalizing of the breath to experience calmness and inner peace while managing stress more effectively. Tibetan Tingsha bell and Singing Bowls will also be introduced to further integrate sound vibrations into, and with each breath.

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The Great Thirstday
May
18
7:00pm 7:00pm

The Great Thirstday

Members and Invited guests only

Our monthly social is the perfect place for members and invited guests to get acquainted with the friendly faces in our community. Home to more 70 businesses in a diverse range of fields including finance and investment, technology, creative, design and more - our eclectic array of individuals and companies make for a vibrant networking blend. 

Enjoy delicious fresh icy cold Peroni beer straight from the tap as the Peroni bar is back! Tuck into an Italian feast by Grain as you get aquainted with other friendly faces in The Great Room. Take on one of our "Office Personalities" and strike a pose - nobody does a Photo booth better than us!

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Defining Hospitality: Spend the Night with The Warehouse Hotel, Adler Hostel & Andaz Singapore
May
15
7:00pm 7:00pm

Defining Hospitality: Spend the Night with The Warehouse Hotel, Adler Hostel & Andaz Singapore

Complimentary for Members
$25 for Non-members

Includes light bites and drinks
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Join us for a fireside chat and learn more about unlocking the hotel business.
Our discussion will be focused around:
- How to design a new hotel concept
- How to stand out in comparison to traditional hotel brands
- How to cultivate a guest experience
- How to define the future of the hospitality experience

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The Great Thirstday
Apr
20
6:30pm 6:30pm

The Great Thirstday

Members and Invited guests only

The Great Thirstday is our signature monthly social where members gather to share laughter, ideas, food and drinks, where no one leaves Thirsty. 

April highlights: 
* Laksa Live Station
* Peroni Beers
* Wine Tasting session in collaboration with WEA Wines

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The untold female start up stories
Mar
30
5:00pm 5:00pm

The untold female start up stories

Complimentary for Members
$22 for Non-members

Exclusively for female entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs
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The untold female start up stories featuring Carrie Nooten (Topotogo), Anna Vanessa (The New Savvy), Carol Chen (Covetella), Jacqueline Ye (Delegate) and Su Anne Mi (The Great Room).

Among the stories, you will learn:
- How to turn weaknesses into strengths
- How to 'go on the offense' in life/ business with a start-up budget
- How to get unstuck in your creative work
- How to push through fear and stress

 

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Digital Marketing Magic: The Secrets to SEO, Social & Content Success
Mar
30
12:00pm12:00pm

Digital Marketing Magic: The Secrets to SEO, Social & Content Success

Complimentary for Members
$32 for Non-members

Includes 2 great speakers and a juicy Park Bench Deli sandwich
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Timotheus Lee, a veteran Digital Marketer will present tips on how to capture your audience, and boost your online presence. Bucu Inc’s Christian Barker covers what Content means and why it’s vastly more effective than advertising. 
 

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Spend the Night with Al Ramadan (Play Bigger) and Alex Campbell (Xero)
Mar
23
7:00pm 7:00pm

Spend the Night with Al Ramadan (Play Bigger) and Alex Campbell (Xero)

Complimentary for Members
$38 for Non-members

Includes light bites and Peroni beers
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Join us for a fireside chat on How To Make Your Company a Category King. 

How do companies and tech innovators define and dominate certain markets?
What does it take to create a Category King?
What key trends do we see in the Singapore, USA and Australia markets?

Come meet a Silicon Valley legend and Head of one of Asia's Category Kings and participate in a powerful discussion!

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Spend the night with Angels
Feb
16
6:30pm 6:30pm

Spend the night with Angels

Members and Invited guests only

In collaboration with BANSEA and Nest, join us for a fireside chat with Dr Mark Hon, Chairman, BANSEA as well as Ramesh V. Raghavan,Director, BANSEA and James Tan, Director, BANSEA, moderated by Ethan Pierse, Managing Partner, Nest Ventures. 

Angel investing has become the go-to funding source for startup entrepreneurs. Join us to meet angel investors to learn and discuss what is Angel Investing and what kinds of returns can you expect. Discussions on active Angel networks in SEA and how investors and VCs indentify the next generation of startups will be explored.

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Art of public speaking by Multimedia Journalist Uptin Saiidi
Feb
10
12:00pm12:00pm

Art of public speaking by Multimedia Journalist Uptin Saiidi

$16 (members) | $32 (non-members) 
Inclusive of lunch
Sign up here.

Learn to gain the confidence in sounding both dynamic and authoritative. Whether you're in an elevator and meeting a potential new business partner, pitching your idea in front of hundreds of people or being interviewed on live television, with practice, your voice can start to become confident and unique to you.
 

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Spend the night with Claus Sendlinger (CEO and Founder, Design Hotels™)
Feb
6
6:00pm 6:00pm

Spend the night with Claus Sendlinger (CEO and Founder, Design Hotels™)

Members and Invited guests only

In collaboration with Design Hotels, join us for a fireside chat
with Claus Sendlinger, CEO and Founder, Design Hotels™
moderated by Su Anne Mi, Co-founder, The Great Room

Shared spaces. Meaningful bonds. Super charging ideas. Today’s modern hospitality landscape is buzzing with the collaborative spirit that connects today’s jetsetting nomads, uniting people to share, immerse and create together. How will immersive experiences change the way we co-live and co-create? What is next in blending work and play for global nomads?

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The Great Thirstday
Jan
19
6:30pm 6:30pm

The Great Thirstday

Members and Invited guests only

The Great Room's monthly networking event where the community get together to share ideas, opinions, viewpoints and drinks.  Members can look forward to a pop-up Stoli vodka cocktail bar  serving complimentary cocktails. 

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The Great Thirstday with Dr. Philip 'Flip' Stander
Nov
17
6:30pm 6:30pm

The Great Thirstday with Dr. Philip 'Flip' Stander

Members only

In collaboration with Lightfoot Travel, join us for networking drinks and a night of interesting travel stories by Dr. Philip 'Flip' Stander. 

From his childhood in Namibia, to working as a ranger and a subsequent 36 years of studying, Dr. Flip Stander has devoted his life to researching and protecting desert-adapted lions, rare and precious animals that fight to survive in the unforgiving Namib Desert. In this fascinating, eye-opening talk, Dr. Flip reveals the journey he has taken and just how important sustainable tourism is to protecting wildlife across the world. Most recently he has followed a pack of five lions, ‘The Five Musketeers’, on their fight for survival, and his journey has now been turned into an award-winning documentary. Watch a clip here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQqgnDr0Lls 

 

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LaFutura – Global Innovation and Trends Conference and Workshop
Nov
15
9:00am 9:00am

LaFutura – Global Innovation and Trends Conference and Workshop

Limited seats for Members

The culture of trends have shifted, it’s imperative to think on a global level, what is impacting Asia, Europe, the Americas and the Middle East influences all of us, what happens everywhere else happens to us. The four corners of the globe continue to get closer. LaFutura 2016 will investigate and celebrate global trends through the Trend Triangle: Europe, Asia and Americas.

Join us on a full day of conference and intimate workshops at The Great Room as we explore:
• What are the top global technology and society trends?
• How do we innovate in Asia, US and Europe?
• How do I transfer trends to my business?

 

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Venture Debt: An Alternative Financing Mechanism for Start-up Ecosystem
Oct
27
6:30pm 6:30pm

Venture Debt: An Alternative Financing Mechanism for Start-up Ecosystem

Members and Invited guests only

In collaboration with BANSEA and Innoven Capital, The Great Room will play host to the CEO of Innoven Capital and venture debt specialist, Chin Chao, angel investors, venture capitalists and start-ups.

Entrepreneurship requires risk takers across various capacities. The most important ingredient is the entrepreneur. And we all know about the important of venture capital already. Venture debt is the next logical layer of risk capital and can be a great supplement to venture capital, yet many start-ups have not been considering this as an alternative financing mechanism.

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Shoot like a Pro
Oct
19
12:00pm12:00pm

Shoot like a Pro

$16 (members) | $32 (non-members) 
Inclusive of lunch

A Talk and Demo on Photography for Your Business by Award winning photographer Yian Huang.

Yian is an award-winning lensman who has exhibited at the Palais du Louvre in Paris, photographed the conflict in the Palestinian Territories for the Associated Press, shot for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, worked for the Newark Star Ledger in New York City, and interned at Magnum Photos—where he almost tried his best to rub shoulders with Josef Koudelka and Henri Cartier-Bresson, and he put on James Nachtwey's flak jacket when he wasn't looking. 

Yian's valuable photography tips will ensure that you leave the class producing better pictures and a good looking Instagram page for your business.

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