Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF) welcomed the delegation from Romania lead by the Embassy of Romania on the 11th March 2019. Mr Neo Eng Chong, SMF council member and advisor to EEN Singapore provided a welcoming address on the importance of the Enterprise Europe Network for Singapore and European SMEs. His Excellency Florin-Marius Tacu, the Ambassador of Romania to Singapore also gave his remarks on the relations between Romania and Singapore. Speakers from the Romanian embassy, and the Romanian Association of Furniture Producers (APMR) were on hand to give short presentations on various topics relating to Romania.
A business-to-business meeting session was organized by SMF to provide local companies a valuable opportunity to meet with representatives from the furniture industry in Romania and to provide a platform for business discussions between Singapore companies and Romanian companies. A majority of the Singapore companies participated in the meeting expressed interest in creating potential business partnerships with Romanian companies and that SMF provided a platform for Singapore companies to meet up with European companies through the efforts of the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) Singapore.