Spirit of Enterprise 2008 interview (Part 1) – Andrew Chow

This series of posts are repost from my long interview for Spirit of Enterprise Award in 2008 http://www.soe.org.sg/files/interview2008.php?i=256&a=&c=&year=2008 Andrew’s extensive experience in the MICE industry enabled him to have huge networks from people of all industries which helped him when he entered the dating and matchmaking industry. In 2005, he was appointed the role of […]

Timeless Message for Timeless Campaign – "This is an introduction, the rest is up to you"

About 20 years ago, the Social Development Unit (SDU) of Singapore (now, Social Development Network) encouraged singles to enlarge their social circles by being open to introduction through friends and colleagues. SDU started organising events since 1984, use internet for online dating shortly after 1995, created campaigns like Romancing Singapore in 2003 and passed onto […]

44 guests invited for 44th celebration of life, friendship and opportunities – Andrew Chow

These 8 pictures were taken within 3 min and I myself am amazed of the different kind of hand gesture I can create ( The left froggy was done by the wonderful staff of Jean Tan from Aago Pte Ltd :D) Background: I can’t remember the last time i organised a networking event for business […]

Ask The Expert : The Date Coach – Andrew Chow

STUDIES have shown that late marriage is a becoming common phenomenon in modern, developed countries. Singapore, Korea, Japan are three of the worst hit countries in Asia, and Malaysia is fast becoming the infamous  4th. The more developed a country, the higher the mean age for marriage. So where do lonely hearts go? Besides the […]

Do Singles in Singapore need another Campaign to settle down?

There was a time 5 years ago, a foreign press reported a story about Singaporean being the best in the world in terms of competitiveness, efficiency and high-standard of living. The headline was “Singaporean can do anything except dating!” My initial reaction was a rush of anger because there are plenty of dating going on, […]

I owe my initial success in Romancing Singapore to Miss Jodi Lee

Being the Managing Agent of Romancing Singapore Festival back in 2005 requires a lot of networks, contacts, interpersonal skills and media relations. I was fortunate to know Jodi back in 2004 and when I was awarded the job, I know I had to get Jodi on my team. She single handed helped me to gather […]