• Over 125 of the world’s best companies expected to participate 

Singapore, June 1, 2017:  Singapore-based House of Rose Professional (HORP) Pte. Ltd. today announced that leaders from over 125 leading companies are expected to participate at the 2017 World Edition of Break the Ceiling, Touch the Sky – the success and leadership summit for women™ on Sept. 4, 2017 at the Shangri-La in Singapore. HORP expects over 500 female and male leaders at the summit, which will be the largest single-day event, dedicated to the learning and development of women leaders to be hosted in Singapore in 2017. Break the Ceiling, Touch the Sky ™   enables leaders attending the summit from across the world to learn, network and achieve. Participating Companies can enable gender diversity within their organizations and enhance the leadership skills of their women leaders at a fraction of the cost of other expensive training programs. While content is customized for women, male leaders are welcome.  Over 1,700 leaders from close to 200 organizations have attended prior editions of the summit to date in the last 18 months. The summit currently has a World Edition (permanently anchored in Singapore) and an India Edition, with plans to further its reach across other international locations in 2017 and 2018.  The 2017 India Edition was a resounding success on May 11, 2017 in Mumbai, India. The 2017World Edition of Break the Ceiling, Touch the Sky™ will field an exciting lineup of international speakers from the world’s leading organizations including; Shumit Kapoor, Regional President, AsiaPac, Mars Petcare; Anna Mascolo, General Manager, Base Chemicals Asia Pacific and Middle East at Shell Chemicals; Pier Luigi Sigismondi, President, Southeast Asia and Australasia, Unilever Plc; Lena Teoh, Chief Investment Officer, Prudential Singapore; Rosaline Chow Koo, Founder and CEO, CXA; Anuj Lal, Group General Manager, Asia Pacific, Kimberly Clark Professional; Victor Mills, Chief Executive Officer, Singapore International Chamber of Commerce; Su-Yen Wong, Chief Executive Officer, Human Capital Leadership Institute; Peter Sharp, President, Taubman Asia; Lavinia Thanapathy, President, PrimeTime Business & Professional Women’s Association and Board Member, Singapore Council of Women’s Organizations (SCWO);  Sheela Parakkal, Chief Human Resources Officer, Prudential Singapore; Dawn  Tan, Founder, ADTLaw Llc; Emma Dale, Co-Founder and Managing Director; Prospect; Alex von Behr, President vBA Consulting; Stephanie Keen, Office Managing Partner, Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee, Singapore;  Julie Hamilton, Chief Customer and Commercial Leadership Officer, The Coca-Cola Company, Paul Prendergast, Managing Director and Lead for Accenture’s Management Consulting Practice in the Consumer Goods Industry, etc. Shared Sheela Parakkal, Chief Human Resources Officer, at Prudential Singapore: “At Prudential, we encourage the corporate longevity of women, and make it our imperative to enable our female colleagues to enjoy a rewarding career at work and a fulfilling life at home through our family-focused initiatives, including flexible work-from-home arrangements and extended paid maternity leave of 24 weeks. At the summit, we hope to further efforts in promoting a gender-equal environment through the sharing of best practices, spurring more women to reach their full potential and become our leaders of tomorrow.”Commented Stephanie Keen, Singapore Managing Partner and Asia Pacific Head of Private Equity, Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee: “Different perspectives make us more effective, and so, celebrating and developing female leaders is fundamental to our success. Hogan Lovells is a long-term partner of the ‘Break the Ceiling Touch the Sky’ summit and we are proud to see how we are able to create a positive change in the lives of so many professional women who come to learn and network at the summit. It is a privilege to be part of this process as Hogan Lovells’ commitment to diversity is as important on a local level as it is globally.” Prudential Singapore is the first Platinum sponsor of the 2017 World Edition to date; Coca-Cola and; Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee  the early Gold Sponsors and Visa, FleishmanHillard and COTY Inc  the early Silver sponsors.  Sponsorship slots are currently open. To sponsor or to book Corporate tables and individual delegate bookings visit www.houseofroseprofessional.comBreak the ceiling touch the sky – the success and leadership summit for women ™ is supported by the most influential associations and chambers of commerce. Singapore Council of Women’s Associations (SCWO), American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM); European Chamber of Commerce (EUROCHAM) Singapore; Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (SICC); Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF) British Chamber of Commerce (BRITCHAM), Australian Chamber of Commerce (AUSTCHAM), French Chamber of Commerce (FCCS), Food Industry Asia (FIA), Efficient Consumer Response Asia Pacific  (ECR AP), are industry partners for the summit. Entrepreneurial Action for Others Creates a Better world for us all (ENACTUS) ,  PrimeTime Business & Professional Women’s Association and Businessworld are network partners for the summit.  The above-mentioned organizations’ members enjoy preferential delegate rates at the summit. Concluded Anthony A. Rose, Founder Chairman and CEO, House of Rose Professional and best-selling author of the book Break the Ceiling, Touch the Sky: Success Secrets of the World’s Most Inspirational Women which inspired the summit: “The 2017 World edition of Break the Ceiling, Touch the sky™ offers local and global companies and their delegates as well as entrepreneurs a unique opportunity to learn from the C suite speakers onstage, network with peers, exchange best practices and propel themselves forward to greater success and contribution.  For Singaporean Companies in particular it offers a unique platform to develop women leaders for Board positions in keeping with Singapore’s objective of having more women on Boards and becoming a leader in unlocking the full potential of gender diversity. We also welcome sponsorship from leading Companies intent on reiterating their commitment to gender diversity, women in leadership and overall success.”For full details on the summit, confirmed speakers and to book delegate passes, corporate tables or to sponsor the summit please visit House of Rose ProfessionalPte. Ltd. is based in Singapore and operates across three segments – Public Relations (PR), Publishing and People. Media/sponsors contact: Email: or call +65 83322017. Delegate queries and other queries contact: