Business Seminars

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WASABI Insight vol.10

Business in Japan~
"Japanese Business Culture & Manners"

 

1st Mar 2018​

The Founder of WASABI Creation, Tong held a seminar sharing his experiences and insights on doing business in Japan, in particular on the topic of "Japanese Business Culture & Manners". 

Tong shared from his own personal experience overs the years while he has been working in Japan, and doing business with Japanese companies. As he grew up and went through the education system in Singapore, knowing the language didn't seem to have prepared him enough to work in Japan as a fresh graduate. Tong talked about the episodes he had encountered all these years, and cover some of the basics about "Japanese Business Culture & Manner".

Topics:

  • Japanese business culture 101, how are the Japanese thinking?

  • Exchanging business cards

  • Visiting & hosting a Japanese company

  • Useful Japanese expressions for business

More information: Business in Japan~  "Japanese Business Culture & Manners"

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WASABI Insight vol.7

"Unstoppable Influencer Marketing in Singapore & the Region"

Client: KOBE Technologies Pte Ltd

Kobe (口碑, kǒu bēi) is a pending patent* AI-driven advertising platform that pairs advertisers with relevant everyday influencers, leveraging on their ability to broadcast messages to millions of users so that businesses can get represented in front of their target audience in a credible manner.

Read more at

WASABI Insight vol.7 "Unstoppable Influencer Marketing in Singapore & the Region"

WASABI Insight vol.8

"Popup Store Master Class, Alternative Retail Marketing"

Client: Popup Angels Pte Ltd

PopUp Angels is an online platform that makes it easy to find, rent, and set up short term retail and event spaces in Singapore and Hong Kong.

We provide retailers with two things:

  1. A platform that allows them to find short term retail spaces easily, and

  2. An experienced retail and marketing team that is able to walk them through the whole process of renting and setting up a pop-up store.

For landlords, PopUp Angels provides them with a means of leasing out their vacant spaces to pop-up stores. We are currently working with over 100 landlords in Singapore including mall operators such as Suntec City, Guocoland, Far East, and Cathay.

Companies that are using our platform come from a wide variety of trades and include brands such as Sasa, Chanel, GrabCar, SingPost, and Lotte.

Read more at

WASABI Insight vol.8 "Popup Store Master Class, Alternative Retail Marketing"

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WASABI Insight vol.9

"Japan's Web Analytics, Digital Intelligence for your Business"

Client: WACA Pte Lte

WACA's mission is to promote and raise the overall level of the web analytics industry by continuously creating opportunities for people to learn, discuss, and pass on their web analytics knowledge. We aim to create a community through web analytics which will drive business success, research and development, personal career development, and employment opportunities.​

In 2014, WACA established a branch in Singapore conducting trainings and consultations in Web analytics consultation in Singapore and APAC region, such as Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Manila, and Jakarta. 

Read more at

WASABI Insight vol.9 "Japan's Web Analytics, Digital Intelligence for your Business"

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WASABI Insight vol.6

"The Power of Influencer Marketing in Japan"

 

Influencer marketing is more than a trend - digital influencers are the most direct and effective way to reach Generation X, Z and millennials worldwide. This highly engaged audience lives online on platforms like YouTube, Facebook or Instagram and digital influencers are the new stars of this generation.

 

Being the market leader in influencer marketing in Japan, UUUM's head of sales and global operations director will talk about the latest trends in Japan, Asia and benefits of influencer marketing in general, as well as showing a forecast of how global campaigns will shape the marketing industry in Japan and Asia in the future.

Read more at "The Power of Influencer Marketing in Japan"

WASABI Insight vol.5 

"Halal Business Opportunities
& Market Development in Japan"

 

WASABI Insight is a regular social networking event for bridging Singapore & Japan in terms of Business, Culture, & Talents, in order to enhance interaction & exchange of ideas between Singaporeans, Japanese, as well as other expatriate professionals.

As more and more Muslim travelers are visiting Japan every year due to relaxed visa requirements and growing middle class population in Malaysia, Indonesia in particular. And as the upcoming Olympic Games in 2020 in Tokyo is approaching, Japan is transforming itself into a Muslim-friendly travel destination. 

See more at WASABI Insight vol.5 "Halal Business Opportunities & Market Development in Japan"

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AccessAsia@Singapore Seminar in Kansai Japan 2016

"ASEAN Business Opportunites for Japanese Companies"

 

IIn 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.

 

See more at AccessAsia@Singapore Seminar in Kansai Japan 2016

WASABI Insight vol.4

"E-commerce in South East Asia, Branding, Digital Marketing, & Social Listening"

 

WASABI Insight is a regular social networking event for bridging Singapore & Japan in terms of Business, Culture, & Talents, in order to enhance interaction & exchange of ideas between Singaporeans, Japanese, as well as other expatriate professionals.

 

We have invited Co-Founder and CMO, Mr Teewee Ang of KOOKI, an I2R A*STAR spin-off and data science company to share with us about Social Listening, Social media marketing trends in 2016, and The benefits of using social listening for Ecommerce businesses in Singapore and  Southeast Asia. Kooki Pte. Ltd. is an I2R – A*STAR spin-off and data science company. Kooki is an artificial intelligence agent that recommends actions by adapting to your preferences and data sources.One of Kooki's key products is its social media listening tool called LIMELIGHT PLUS. It aims to help businesses make smarter decisions in a timely manner by analyzing social data and generating accurate insights.

 

See more at 

WASABI Insight vol.4"E-commerce in South East Asia, Branding, Digital Marketing, & Social Listening"

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WASABI Insight vol.3

"E-commerce in South East Asia, Latest Trends and Opportunities"

 

WASABI Insight is a regular social networking event for bridging Singapore & Japan in terms of Business, Culture, & Talents, in order to enhance interaction & exchange of ideas between Singaporeans, Japanese, as well as other expatriate professionals.

 

The speakers are the co-founder of an Indonesian e-commerce platform, and managing director of DHL e-Commerce, who will be sharing with us the latest trends and opportunities for e-commerce in South East Asia

This time we are also working with Business Indonesia Singapore Association and Vietnamese Chamber of Commerce to foster business networking between Japanese, Singaporean, Vietnamese and Indonesian business communities in Singapore. It will be something new for WASABI Insight for this year. 

 

See more at 

WASABI Insight vol.3 "E-commerce in South East Asia, Latest Trends and Opportunities"

Japan's Energy Risk Control Technology

 

For ASEAN's Environment Sustainability

 

In October 2015, in conjunction with Singapore International Energy Week, "Japan's Energy Risk Control Technology ~ For ASEAN's Environmental Sustainability" was held in Singapore Suntec City Convention. Professor Tadashi Narabayashi of Hokkaido University, Dr Stephane Perrin of IIU Research, Mr Eiji Naka of NEC Asia Pacific, and Dr Liu Xiying of National University of Singapore participated in the seminar as speakers, as they presented their area of experties. 

 

A penal disucssion moderated by Prof Ho Hiang Kwee of Nanyang Technological University was also held to discuss various issues and trends on the topic of Energy Risk Control. 

 

This event is organised by MURAYAMA Singapore, and supported by WASABI Creation

 

See more at Japan's Energy Risk Control Technology

WASABI Insight vol.2 "Overseas business expansion for SMEs & Startups in Singapore & Japan"

June 25th 2015, Thu 1830-2130 Amazon Web Services Capital Square

 

WASABI Insight is a regular social networking event for bridging Singapore & Japan in terms of Business, Culture, & Talents, in order to enhance interaction & exchange of ideas between Singaporeans, Japanese, as well as other expatriate professionals.

 

Speakers:

Mr. Yasuyuki Kita

Branch Manager, Yamada Business Consulting

 

Mr. John Fitzpatrick

AWS Venture Capital and Startup Business Development Manager APAC, Amazon Web Services

 

 

See more at WASABI Insight vol.2

WASABI Insight vol.1 

"From Japan to Singapore~Overseas business expansion in ASEAN"

12 February 2015 Thursday, LinkedIn Singapore

 

WASABI Insight is a regular social networking event for bridging Singapore & Japan in terms of Business, Culture, & Talents, in order to enhance interaction & exchange of ideas between Singaporeans, Japanese, as well as other expatriate professionals.

 

Speakers:

Mr. Akihiko Koga

Managing Director of Tamoya Udon Singapore

 

Ms June Shaul

Solutions Consultant, Employer Branding, LinkedIn

 

Ms Emily Maynard

Strategic Product Consultant, LinkedIn

 

See more at WASABI Insight vol.1

Business networking events
Knowledge Salon International

 

Knowledge Salon is one of the major facilities of Knowledge Capital (http://kc-i.jp/), situated within Grand Front Osaka; a new city re-development project right next to Osaka Station. Thus, Knowledge Salon International will be an event and a project to fulfill the four objectives of Knowledge Capital: "Business Promotion", "Cultural Exchange", "International Collaboration", and "Talent Development" through innovative new value creation. It is the first project in Japan that ties together industries and institutions in various projects and initiatives with the goal to make a difference in today’s Kansai area and open up Kansai as the “Gateway” from the world to Japan and the rest of Asia.

In order to create a Knowledge Capital and Knowledge Salon, that are already to set to achieve their objectives by Spring 2013, a monthly pre-launch event will take place from April 2012 right up to the opening of Knowledge Capital in April 2013 to ensure enough preparation will be done with no stone left unturned. "Knowledge Donors" or speakers are invited to share their knowledge and expertise at the event, with a diverse audience from business people and creators, to students.

 

WASABI Creation is the producer of this event.



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Workshops & Seminars

Personal Branding~ The Power of Brand YOU 

Peter Sterlacci is known as “Japan’s personal branding pioneer” and is one of 15 Master level Certified Personal Branding Strategists in the world. His company, Believe. Become. Be Your Brand., is introducing a leading global personal branding methodology to companies and universities in Japan and adapting it for the Japanese culture.



Peter's first public seminar was held in Oinai Karasuma, a coworking space in Kyoto, where about 40 participants turned up with much curiosity & interest on what is "personla branding" and how it can be applied on themselves. 

The seminar was a great success not only because of the full attendance, but many participants had give positive feedbacks & sparked up continuously discussion with Peter on the Facebook group.  A follow-up workshop on Personal Branding using Linkedin will be held in the following month. 



WASABI Creation is the producer of this event.

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