Approved International Fair (AIF)


Events with proven international and commercial appeal should apply for the Approved International Fair (AIF) scheme. If approved, SECB will accord these events the use of the prestigious AIF stamp of endorsement. It plays a big role in helping exhibitors and visitors identify trade fairs with strong access to global and Asian markets, and are easily identified by the AIF logo.

In addition, local companies participating in an AIF-endorsed exhibition are eligible for Double Tax Deduction (DTD). This allows approved companies to make deductions against their taxable income at twice the usual amount for eligible exhibition expenses.


Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria includes, but is not limited to, the following

  • It should be organised by a Professional Exhibition Organiser (PEO) and it should meet international standards
  • It should be at the forefront of introducing innovative products and services of the industry represented
  • It should generate trade revenue for the industry and economic value add in terms of establishing business deals among partner companies
  • It should attract, at minimum, a pre-determined number of overseas exhibitors and visitors and occupy a pre-determined area of exhibition space
  • It must have at least one successful showing in Singapore

How to Apply

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