Seminar in Kansai Japan 2016
"ASEAN Business Opportunities for Japanese Companies"

1st & 2nd June 2016 













Organised by Singapore Business Federation

Produced by WASABI Creation

Supported by The Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry 




In June 2016, Singapore Business Federation together with WASABI Creation will be visiting Kansai Japan to introduce AccessAsia@Singapore programme to Japanese companies which are interested in expanding their businesses in different parts of Asia through setting up their presence in Singapore.


The AccessAsia@Singapore programme is a Singapore Business Federation-led initiative that provides a single point of entry for foreign enterprises to gain access to Asia through Singapore. AccessAsia brings together leading Singapore-based professional service companies to provide key services including banking, legal and tax advice, expatriate relocation and HR strategy consulting for global companies looking to establish business operations in Singapore.



To encourage mid size Japanese companies to explore opportunities in ASEAN by setting up business in Singapore.


  1. To introduce Singapore as an ideal place for business to Japanese companies, with case studies.

  2. To introduce business trends and opportunities in ASEAN countries.

  3. To introduce AccessAsia@Singapore programme to Japanese companies.

  4. To invite Japanese companies to come to Singapore for business mission trips and Master Classes for learning about Singapore business environment.

Organiser                                  Producer                                                   Media Partner

Programme Partner

Event Information




"ASEAN Business Opportunities for Japanese businesses"


Date & Time:  1st Wednesday


Venue: Osaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry 2-8, Hommachibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka City, Osaka 540-0029, Japan


Participation fee: Free


* The seminar and consultation sessions will be conducted in Japanese. For enquiries in English, please contact




Who should attend?

  • Mid size Japanese companies.

  • Companies who are considering expanding overseas in Singapore and Asia.

  • Entrepreneurs who are keen to setup business or invest overseas.

Programme schedule


DAY 1, 1st June 2016 Wednesday



1330 Registration


1400 Welcome speech by Mr Joshua Ong, Director- Singapore Business Federation


1405 Doing Business in ASEAN and Using Singapore as a Regional Head Office, by Mr Naoki Mashita, CEO of V-Cube


1425 Panel Discussion: ASEAN Business Opportunities


1. Taxation & Business Environment- Case Study on Trading Companies using Singapore as a platform into ASEAN (15 minutes) 

by Mr Yohei Korematsu, Japan Desk Consultant- RSM


2. Corporate and Industrial Space Solutions- Accelerating Business Growth in ASEAN (15 minutes)

by Ms Yoko Aikawa, Country Manager, Ascendas-Singbridge


3. Effective Brand Strategies for the ASEAN Market (15 minutes)

by Mr John Ong, CEO, FT Consulting


4. Penal discussion with Moderator (15 minutes)


5. Q&A (10 minutes)


1550 End of seminar


1545 ~ 1800 Networking




DAY 2, 2nd June 2016 Thursday (venue to be announced)

  • 0900~1800 Business consultation by appointment



Speakers & Organizers

Mr. John Ong
FT Consulting Pte Ltd
Ms. Yoko Aikawa
Country Manager
Ascendas-Singbridge Japan Representative Office
Mr. Yohei Korematsu
Japan Desk
Mr. Naoaki Mashita
President & CEO (Founder)
V-Cube Inc.
Mr. Hiroki Funatsu
Osaka Head of Sales
V-Cube Inc.
Mr. Joshua Ong
Singapore Business Federation
Ms. Jaemi Leong
Singapore Business Federation
Mr. Daishi Matsuda
Managing Director
NNA Singapore
Tong Cheuk Fung
Managing Director
WASABI Creation
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Benefits for Participating Companies


Obtaining information on the following topics about setting up businesses in Singapore.


  • Opportunities & Challenges for Japanese businesses in Singapore & ASEAN

  • Registering a Company

  • Opening a Bank Account

  • Sourcing for Office Space

  • Hiring Talents

  • Singapore Legal Environment

  • Singapore Tax Environment

  • Complementary services:

  • Corporate Advisory Services

  • Banking and Financial Advisory Services

  • Legal Consultation

  • Wealth Management

  • HR Advisory Services

  • Real Estate Services

  • Business Matching

  • Government Advisory Services





To register and to receive updates of this event, kindly fill up the form and submit.


By registering, you will receive a FREE copy of "Access Asia through Singapore~ Essential Guide for Setting up Business in Singapore" by email.



About Singapore Business Federation






The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) is the apex business chamber championing the interests of the Singapore business community in the areas of trade, investment and industrial relations. It represents 21,500 companies, as well as key local and foreign business chambers.


In July 2001, the Minister for Trade and Industry introduced a Bill in Parliament to establish the SBF Act, which was passed by Parliament and became law on 5 Oct 2001. The Federation was then established on 1 April 2002, with the aim of representing the business community’s interests both locally and overseas. Under the SBF Act, all Singapore-registered companies with share capital of S$0.5 million and above are members of SBF.


Our 3 Key Functions

The federation serves three key functions – all of which are essential for business improvement and expansion.


  1. We are the bridge between Singapore’s business community and the Government

  2. We are the business community’s representative in building bilateral, regional and multi-lateral relationships

  3. We are a key provider of capability-building initiatives and services for Singapore businesses




About WASABI Creation






WASABI Creation is a consulting, project and event producing company, that creates awesome projects between Japan and Singapore. It has helped over 30 Japanese companies in efforts for overseas expansion, marketing, and business networking.

As a Singapore company that has an extensive network, understanding, and love for both Japan & Singapore, we are passionate in delivering great impact to our clients and communities.


Its projects and services include:

  • Business Advisory & Professional Education

  • Business Matching & Partnership

  • Event Marketing & Production

  • Tourism & Culture Marketing



WASABI Creation is assigned as the Producer for AccessAsia@Singapore Seminar in Kansai Japan 2016



Japan Outreach Partners   

Contact Information


For enquiries:



Singapore Business Federation

Contact person: Mr. Joshua Ong, Director (Global-Asia Hub)

Address: 10 Hoe Chiang Road #22-01 Keppel Towers Singapore 089315

Telephone: +65 6827 6813


WASABI Creation Pte. Ltd.

Contact person: Mr. Tong Cheuk Fung, Managing Director

Address: 190 Clemenceau Avenue #06-03 Singapore 239924

Telephone: +65 86567631

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