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Why attend?

Festival of Innovation is on every Government official’s must-go list. Every year brings a new iteration of the event, in step with the latest challenges the public sector industry is facing. 


To borrow the old adage, "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet", Festival of Innovation has been known by many names. From Innovation Labs World, GovInsider Live, and now Festival of Innovation, the event has grown to be one of the best government events in the world.


Here are three reasons why the Festival of Innovation is an unmissable event. Newcomers - it’s not too late to come aboard! Register your interest to attend in 2023!

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At Festival of Innovation, we bring together experts from government agencies and private sector from all over the world to discuss hot topics and share best practices that benefit the public sector.

In 2022, the agenda was intentionally crafted with a diverse range of topics sensitive to the world's most pressing concerns such as Mental Health, Sustainability and perennial problems such as Citizen-centricity and Hybrid Work. There’s always something for everybody. 

High-level discussions

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Every year, the who’s who in Government Innovation is invited to see and be seen at Festival of Innovation. You’ll get to meet and interact with high-level speakers and ask relevant questions during our Q&A session or over lunch and coffee.


Meet fan favourites who attended in person in 2022: 

  • Mr. Jonathan Wong, Chief of Technology and Innovation Trade, Investment and Innovation Division, UNESCAP

  • Professor Ang Hak Seng, Director at Centre of Excellence for Social Good, Singapore University of Social Sciences

  • Mr. Hardi Ismail, Director & Chief Information Officer, National Heritage Board

  • Mr. Dennis Lui, Chief Executive, VITAL, Ministry of Finance 

  • Mr. Kenneth Lim, Chief Technology Officer, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

  • Mr. Benedict Tan, Group Chief Digital Strategy Officer, SingHealth


We had exclusive roundtable sessions for selected senior officials to discuss the current state of a pressing issue and share ideas on the tools and strategies that would help them achieve better outcomes.

One-to-one exchange of ideas


Delegates from all over the world attended Festival of Innovation with the same purpose - to do their job better in serving the public. Meet peers from local and regional government agencies to get fresh perspectives and share experiences. Learn new solutions and technologies through interactive demonstrations and best practice sharing by vendors. Expand your network and broaden your horizon by engaging in discussions with various stakeholders.

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