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.
To introduce Singapore as an ideal place for business to Japanese companies, with case studies.
To introduce business trends and opportunities in ASEAN countries.
To introduce AccessAsia@Singapore programme to Japanese companies.
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
"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.
DAY 1, 1st June 2016 Wednesday
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
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
Singapore Legal Environment
Singapore Tax Environment
Corporate Advisory Services
Banking and Financial Advisory Services
HR Advisory Services
Real Estate Services
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.
We are the bridge between Singapore’s business community and the Government
We are the business community’s representative in building bilateral, regional and multi-lateral relationships
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
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