People watch as the Marina Bay area is lit up as part of New Year's Eve celebrations in Singapore on December 31, 2020.
The World Economic Forum (WEF) is aiming to attract around 1,000 delegates for its Singapore summit in late May and wants the iconic Marina Bay Sands complex to host the event, two sources familiar with the organization's plans said.
The WEF and Marina Bay Sands declined comment.
The WEF's previous summit in Davos in January 2020 was one of the last, and attracted 3,000 delegates and thousands of others for side events.
WEF is aiming for around 1,000 delegates in Singapore, the sources said, possibly up to 1,800 if conditions allow.
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