Kia ora! New to Singapore?
Expat life can be refreshing, exciting and enriching – few places capture this formula better than Singapore, a unique blend where East meets West, the city nation might be physically small but it’s an economic giant with a lot of opportunity for all kinds of people. Southeast Asia’s most modern city for over a century, Singapore offers a unique way of living for adventurers, families, and professionals alike.
There is a wide range of information available online to help you set your foot in Singapore, one very important factor is networking. Networking is key within the expat community.
Singapore expat population stood at 1.64 million as of June 2020 – a figure that represents almost 29% of the nation’s 5.69 million-strong population according to the Population in Brief 2020 report. The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade estimates that approximately 4,000 New Zealanders live in Singapore.
Singapore is Asia's leading technology and upcoming finance hub, which means that it's also home and host to a wide range of Chambers of Commerce from across the world. There are 16 Chambers of Commerce in Singapore.
A chamber of commerce is an organization that promote the interests of their local business and members. Chambers of commerce provide access to valuable resources, discounts, and relationships that help businesses and individuals.
The New Zealand Chamber of Commerce (Singapore) has been operating since 1983. Growing from a base of around 50 members, from many industries and from different nationalities, we are an embracing and dynamic Chamber. Our vision is to develop a New Zealand hub in Singapore by creating a community of people and businesses in Singapore who are interested in and connected to New Zealand. We do this through the facilitation of a range of business, educational and social events.
You don’t have to be a Kiwi to join the NZ Chamber, whether you are an individual or business, just starting out or expanding, from New Zealand or have an association with NZ, do business with NZ or would like to consider yourself welcome at the NZ Chamber Singapore. We have different membership options to suit your needs so that you can Connect, Promote, and Grow.