Winsemius Awards Gala Dinner 2019

We are excited to announce the 5thedition of the Winsemius Awards Gala Dinner, which will take place on Thursday May 30th, 2019 at the Ritz-Carlton Millenia hotel.

Held annually, the Winsemius Awards are named after Dutch economist Dr. Albert Winsemius, who was an important advisor to the late Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew from 1961 to 1984 and played a major role in the formulation of Singapore’s national economic development strategy.

Guest of Honour

  • Mr Chan Chun Sing, Minister for Trade and Industry – Guest of Honour
  • Her Excellency Mrs Margriet Vonno – Ambassador of the Netherlands to Singapore and Brunei 
  • Mr Hans de Boer, President of the Dutch business and employers’ organisation VNO-NCW – Special Guest from the Netherlands


  • 06:00 pm Registration & networking reception
  • 07:00 pm Opening remarks
  • 07:30 pm Awards ceremony & 4-course dinner
  • 09:30 pm Celebration cake
  • 10:00 pm Networking cocktail & live band

What to expect

  • Network with professionals, startups, SMEs and corporates during the reception, dinner and cocktails afterwards
  • Canapés, delicious 4-course dinner accompanied with excellent sparkling wine, wine, cocktails, Heineken beer and soft drinks
  • Easy listening jazz band with Alexandra Hsieh & jazz violinist Jeffrey Tan
  • Learn more about the latest innovations during the awards ceremony
  • Pitches and live voting for Small Business Rising Star award
  • In the heart of Singapore at the Ritz-Carlton Millenia Hotel
  • More to come…

About the Awards
The Winsemius Awards celebrate the strong business ties between Singapore and the Netherlands, and recognize innovative and impactful achievements. This year’s theme is Sustainable Business: Collaborate to Innovate.

The six categories for the 2019 awards are as follows:

  • Manufacturing & Supply Chain
  • Services & Hospitality
  • Maritime, Water & Offshore
  • Small Business Rising Star
  • Red-Orange Inspiration
  • Best Collaborative Team

Ritz-Carlton Millenia Hotel – Ballroom
Marina Bay, 7 Raffles Avenue
Singapore 039799

Seat & Table Tickets 
Order your tickets! Click here to go to the ticket page.

Per seat – S$ 225
Dedicated table – S$ 3,750 (10 seats)

Per seat – S$ 275
Dedicated table – S$ 4,250 (10 seats)

Young Professionals
This ticket is for members and non-members with a maximum age of 36 years.
Per seat – S$ 199

VIP table – S$ 6,665 (10 seats, near stage, logo)

We thank your Winsemius sponsors for their support

Click here for more information about our sponsorship packages. 

Watch the trailer of this year’s Winsemius Award Gala


Dress Code  
Business & cocktail attire

Committee Winsemius 2019

  • Meike de Both (Project Manager)
  • Marleen Dieleman (Board Member)
  • Inge Kuipers
  • Alyssa Murre
  • Wouter Geerdes
  • Tai Djoe Lim
  • Mariet Elshof