Sponsors/Strategic partners

Best Managed Companies (BMC) program

Exclusive sponsor and strategic partner

About Bank of Singapore

Bank of Singapore is the dedicated private banking subsidiary of OCBC Bank. It has a strong Aa1 credit rating from Moody’s and offers a unique value proposition as a safe Singapore-registered private bank. It operates on an open-architecture platform and has strong research capabilities, especially in emerging market research, to ensure that its clients are able to make informed decisions to manage their assets, grow their wealth and secure their legacy.

Bank of Singapore serves high net worth individuals and wealthy families in its key markets of Southeast Asia, Greater China, Singapore, Philippines, India Sub-Continent and other International markets. Headquartered in Singapore, Bank of Singapore has branches in Hong Kong and Dubai International Financial Centre, with representative offices in Manila and Dubai.

Beyond private banking services, clients of Bank of Singapore have access to personal and business banking services, as well as investment opportunities offered by OCBC Bank or its subsidiaries.

It is able to leverage OCBC Bank’s commercial banking capabilities to extend its clients a broad array of consumer and corporate banking, corporate finance and treasury services across OCBC Bank’s regional and international network.

In 2017, Bank of Singapore was named the Best Private Bank in Singapore by Finance Asia and Best Private Bank for entrepreneurs in Asia-Pacific by Global Finance. It was also named the Outstanding Private Bank in South East Asia for three years (2014, 2016 and 2017) by Private Banker International. It has been awarded the Best Private Bank in Singapore five times and Best Private Bank in the Philippines thrice by Asian Private Banker since Bank of Singapore’s inception in 2010.

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Strategic academic partner

Business School of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Founded in 1991, the HKUST Business School is young, innovative and committed to advancing global business knowledge. The School has forged an international reputation for world class education programs and research performance, and has received many top global rankings. It is one of the first Asian business schools accredited by both AACSB and EQUIS.

The School strives to contribute to the economic and social advancement of the region by developing future leaders who possess an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit as well as a strong sense of responsibility. We also take active steps to promote knowledge advancement in many significant business areas. For more information, please visit

Strategic media partner

Harvard Business Review China 

Harvard Business Review China entered China in 2002. Starting from July 2012, SEEC Media Flagship "Caijng" magazine launched the Chinese version of the "Harvard Business Review" (Harvard Business Review China, HBRC).

Harvard Business Review China is the most excellent management thinking carrier, committed to providing a world-class business management value of the reference standard, and promotes the internationalization of China's enterprise management practice and research.

Since 2015, according to the request of SEEC Media Group and HBR US headquarters, HBRC has focused more on local Chinese enterprises, multinational companies and business owners that have developed in China, and have exclusively designed and launched "China Case" and "Actual Case Review" columns. The contents are also provided to the U.S. headquarters reversely to be selected by 10 language versions of HBR including the U.S. version for their own needs.

At the meantime, HBRC also carries the responsibility of providing the Business Case Team of Harvard Business School with case studies of local Chinese companies. The relevant cases are evaluated by the project team members. After passing the evaluation, HBRC will act as a bridge between the faculty and enterprises, coordinating with the faculty to reconstruct cases for Harvard Business School’s teaching.

Strategic institutional partner

Federation of Shenzhen Commerce 

Federation of Shenzhen Commerce (FSC) is a mutual-benefit and non-profit social organization formed by the top Shenzhen entrepreneurs, aiming at providing high-end service. As a social organization bringing together the excellent representatives from Shenzhen merchants, FSC becomes the No.1 platform for Shenzhen merchants to acquire important information, social and governmental resources. Witnessed by more than 300 guests including member of Standing Committee of Shenzhen City and Director of the United Front Work Department, Zhang Siping, Chairman of SGCC, Zhuang Lixiang, Founder of China Entrepreneur Club, Liu Donghuan and representative of Shenzhen merchants, Ma Weihua, Federation of Shenzhen Commerce was unveiled grandly and founded on February 19th, 2012.

Members of FSC have a uniform name of “directors”, whose number is limited at 100 and whose company asset or annual turnover is not less than 10 billion. The Shenzhen Deputy Party Secretary, NPC Vice Director and chairman of SGCC, Zhuang Lixiang serves as the Chairman of FSC, and Wang Shi, the board chairman of Vanke Group as the President of its council. Its vision is: to be the home of leaders in Shenzhen merchants and the most influential merchant clan in China. Its mission is: to be the bridge of commercial civilization between east and west and the cradle for world business leaders. Its purpose is to better unify and serve its directors, bring its role as bridge and bond to full play, promote the exchange between Shenzhen merchants and outside world, protect the brands of Shenzhen merchants, develop the spirit of Shenzhen merchants and burnish the signboard of Shenzhen merchants.

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