Break The Ceiling Touch The Sky(R) to Help Enhance Gender Diversity via Best Practice Sharing World Tour to Australia, UAE, India, USA, UK and Singapore

Break The Ceiling Touch The Sky(R) to Help Enhance Gender Diversity via Best Practice Sharing World Tour to Australia, UAE, India, USA, UK and Singapore


Over 250 of the world's best companies expected to participate globally and share best practices on success and leadership

SINGAPORE, Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Singapore-based House of Rose Professional (HORP) Pte. Ltd. today announced that it is expanding Break the ceiling touch the sky® - the success and leadership summit for women® (and men who support diversity) in 2018 to Australia, the UAE, USA and UK in addition to its existing Singapore (World) and India Editions. Female and male leaders from over 250 of the world's best companies will participate in the 2018 World Tour and share and learn best practices on success and leadership. The 2018 World Tour will begin with a special Australia edition of the summit to be held on March 13, 2018 in Sydney. Over 250 C suite champions for diversity from across the world will serve delegates as speakers and mentors through the 2018 World Tour.

HORP expects to directly enhance the success and leadership skills of over 2500 senior female leaders and many male leaders via the 2018 World Tour who will then positively influence several thousand leaders across the world. At the time of making this announcement, the initial sponsors for editions of the 2018 World Tour of Break the ceiling touch the sky® include Coca-Cola, Kellogg, Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee, Sandoz, Coty Inc., P&G and FleishmanHillard.  

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. The summit is led by the world's most successful leaders. While content is customized for women, male leaders are welcome. Over 2200 senior leaders from close to 200 organizations have attended prior editions of the summit in the last two years led by 200 C suite leaders from the world's most powerful organizations.  

Julie Hamilton, Chief Customer and Commercial Leadership Officer, The Coca-Cola Company shared, "Diversity is at the heart of our business. We strive to create a work environment that provides all our associates equal access to information, development and opportunity. We have seen great contributions via gender diversity. Our business is honored to be a world sponsor of Break the ceiling touch the sky® which will give participants a tremendous opportunity to learn from others, share best practices, network with peers and chart their own individual courses for success. I look forward to being part of it."  

Belinda Tumbers, Managing Director, Kellogg Australia Pty Ltd, shared,

"Our founder W.K. Kellogg was a pioneer in employing women in the workplace -- this is really still part of our DNA today and something we're really proud of as a company. Today our ANZ leadership team is 50% women and our culture is focused on creating an inclusive, collaborative and diverse workplace.  We recognize the unique contribution women can make to our business and we support their growth into great leaders.  We are excited to be able to support Break the Ceiling Touch the Sky to inspire and encourage other female leaders and aspiring leaders to build their careers and succeed."

Max Amen, General Manager, Coty Professional Beauty, in charge of Asia Distributor Markets, Middle East and Africa, shared, "Women are our core consumers. We are honored to have the opportunity to not only serve women as our consumers but also play a role in supporting women leadership on our business as well.  The opportunity to partner with Break the ceiling touch the sky® is representing this commitment to gender diversity and its positive impact."

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."

Break the ceiling touch the sky® -- the success and leadership summit for women® is supported by the most influential associations and chambers of commerce.

In 2017, the World Edition in Singapore was supported by the Singapore Council of Women's Organisations (SCWO), American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM); European Chamber of Commerce (EUROCHAM) Singapore; Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (SICC); Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI); Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF); British Chamber of Commerce (BRITCHAM), Australian Chamber of Commerce (AUSTCHAM), French Chamber of Commerce (FCCS),  Swedish Chamber of Commerce (SWEDCHAM) Food Industry Asia (FIA), Singapore Institute of Directors (SID), Efficient Consumer Response Asia Pacific (ECR AP) as industry partners for the summit. ENACTUS, PrimeTime Business & Professional Women's Association and Businessworld are network partners for the summit's world edition. The above-mentioned organizations' members enjoy preferential delegate rates at the summit and affiliated organizations in Australia, UAE, India, UK, USA and Singapore can write into House of Rose Professional to indicate they would like to be a network/ industry partner in any of these markets and secure preferential delegate rates for their members. Nominations are now open for partnership for the 2018 World Tour. Organizations desiring to partner and support gender diversity across the world and who want to contribute to Break the ceiling touch the sky® and its mission to enable leaders to success may contact House of Rose Professional at the contact below.

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 2018 World Tour of Break the ceiling touch the sky® offers Companies and leaders around the world the opportunity to choose from one of these six great countries to attend the summit at and enhance their own skills and the skills of their teams.  We welcome Companies and individuals to leverage what aspires to be the gold standard forum for success and leadership for women, attended and led by the most successful organizations on the planet and to lead the positive impact of gender diversity on business and the community."

Registration for the 2018 Australia Edition of the tour is now open. Registration for the UAE Edition opens Nov 20, 2017.  Interest for any edition in terms of becoming a sponsor or reserving delegate tables may be sent to For full details on the summit, confirmed speakers please visit

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