Now in its 14th year, the prestigious Forbes Global CEO Conference is being held in Singapore from October 28-30, 2014. This annual event is attended by some 400 global CEOs, tycoons, entrepreneurs, up-and-comers, capitalists and thought leaders.
A Conversation with Bill Gates on Philanthropy
Singapore • April 6, 2014
Forbes Asia hosted a private dinner for Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft and co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to meet some 30 members of prominent Asia families and philanthropists from Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Myanmar and Vietnam.
The inaugural Forbes Asia Forum on The Next Tycoons convenes some of Asia's outstanding business leaders of the next generation. Asia continues to rise on the world stage, the forum puts the spotlight on how Asian companies and family dynasties are nurturing the next wave of entrepreneurial talent and sowing the seeds of prosperity for the years to come.
Forbes Asia's "Best Under A Billion" list highlights 200 of the best small and midsized listed companies in Asia Pacific with annual revenue under $1 billion. To qualify for the selection, companies must have revenue between $5 million and $1 billion, positive net income and be publicly traded for at least a year.
Forbes Asia's "Fabulous 50" companies are the best of Asia Pacific's biggest publicly traded companies, with at least US$3 billion in annual revenue or market capitalization. Companies are selected from a pool of more than 1,200 companies and they are analyzed in several areas, including revenue, profits, return on capital, share-price movements and outlook. The result is the region's best of the best.
Asia's Power Business Women is a one day forum bringing together some of the brightest and most effective women leaders, including women who are members of Forbes' Power Women lists, to exchange ideas and strategies on issues related to business and leadership.