WASABI Insight vol.5
"Halal Business Opportunities &
Market Development in Japan"
Produced by WASABI Creation
5 September 2016 Monday, 6:30pm~9:30pm
WorkCentral @ Dhoby Ghaut
Connecting Japan & ASEAN for casual & stimulating exchange of ideas in business.
A truly cross-border business networking event, first of its kind in Singapore.
About the Speakers
Mr. Shinya Yokoyama
Co-Founder of Halal Media Japan
Chairman of Halal Expo Japan 2016
Shinya Yokoyama is also Co-Founder of Halal Media Japan Co Ltd which is Japan’s Halal leading portal site. He started his business career focusing on machinery trading in Japan and South East Asia in Yuasa Trading Co Ltd from 1992 to 2000.
He has been working on helping SMEs to develop overseas business since then.
He holds MBA degree from Kenichi Ohmae Graduate School of Business and awarded encouragement award for his work titled “Management Strategies for Japanese SME’s in Halal Industry”.
He got involved Halal and Islamic business industry since he came back to S’pore in 2012 and Co-organized Japan Halal Expo 2014 and 2015 which were the first and second international Halal related trade show and exhibition ever held in Japan.
In this seminar, Yoko-san as he likes to be called will give you an insight on the Japan Halal market. He will share data and statistics of Japan’s lucrative industries e.g. in tourism, F&B, retail and etc compared to the world economy.
Find out first-hand the vast opportunities await for Asean SMEs and entrepreneurs at large.
Mr. Melvin Goh
CEO, Have Halal, Will Travel
Melvin Goh is the CEO (Chief-Everything-Officer) of Have Halal, Will Travel (HHWT). He works with various brands and government officials to promote their Muslim-friendly services. He also ensures that HHWT consistently produces high quality content for Muslim travellers. Melvin has a long track record in the digital marketing sector. He dreams of travelling to space one day.
Have Halal, Will Travel (HHWT) offers resources and tools to help Muslim travellers plan their perfect trip. HHWT is redefining the Muslim travel market with highly shareable social content and a dedicated travel planning app to recommend the best things to do, eat and places to pray. We reach more than half a million Muslim travellers every month.
Date & Time: 5 September 2016 (Mon), 6:30pm~9:30pm
Singapore Shopping Centre 190 Clemenceau Avenue level 6 Singapore 239924
Fee: $40 (online registration), $50 (at door)
It has been sold out for previous event, please register online early
You may request for receipt if needed
Light refreshment, softdrinks, coffee, beer & wine provided
Dress code: Smart casual or business
Number of attendees: 50
(a mix of Japanese, locals, Indonesian, Vietnamese & other expatriate business professionals from MNC management and SME business owners)
1830: Door open, Refreshment & Networking
1920: Welcome note by WASABI Creation
1930: "Halal Business Opportunties in Japan"
by Mr. Shinya Yokoyama
Co-founder, Halal Media Japan Co Ltd
Chairman, Halal Expo Japan Organizing Committee
- Insight on the Japan's Halal market
- Data and statistics of Japan’s lucrative industries e.g. in tourism, F&B, retail and etc compared to the world economy
- The vast opportunities await for Asean SMEs and entrepreneurs at large.
1950: "Understanding Muslim travellers - Who are they
and how are they different?"
by Mr. Melvin Goh
CEO, Have Halal, Will Travel
- Muslim travellers: Who, where and why now
- General travel patterns
- Why Muslim travellers love Japan?
- What do they do in Japan?
2010: Q&A, panel discussion for both speakers
(softdrinks, coffee, beer & wine will be served)
2130: The End
*Event program maybe subjected to changes, we seek your kind understanding.
About WASABI Insight
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.
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NNA Singapore, Business Indonesia-Singapore Association, VietCham (Vietnam Chamber of Commerce), Global Indonesian Voices ZALORA, Microsoft, Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS), Magenta Consulting Services Pte Ltd, Unite and Grow Inc., Corporate Directions, Inc. (CDI) Asia-Pacific, Pte. Ltd., Farallon Law Corporation, Marks & Clerk Singapore LLP, KOOKI Pte ltd, Singapore REDCOMZ PTE LTD, Arte & L'Art, Ematic Solutions, Credit Saison Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. FujiXerox Asia Pacific, Solidiance Asia Pacific, WEST JAPAN RAILWAY COMPANY, TOPPAN FORMS(S)PTE LTD, Isetan (singapore) Limited, Marubeni ASEAN PTE. LTD., ELECOM SINGPORE PTE LTD, Hitachi Automotive Systems Singapore Pte Ltd, JETRO Singapore, JETRO Hong Kong, Alps Logistics (S) Pte Ltd, Alps Logistics (S) Pte Ltd APS Asset Management, Kimberly-Clark (FMCG), Sparkline, Viki, CBRE Hotels, Epsilon Mobile, and MORE
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Mr Matsuda Daishi Mr Kazuya Chiba Ms Kelly Teoh Mr Teng Theng Dar Mr Son le Thanh Vidit Agrawal
NNA Singapore Suzuyo Singapore New Business Asia The Xpert Bees Pte Ltd Startup Grind Uber Singapore
Mr Fabian Lua Mr Atul Harkisanka Mr Damien Lam Mr Akihiko Koga Ms June Shaul Ms Emily Maynard
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Mr Ben Chew Mr Stephanus Titus Widjaja Ms Hiromi Hara
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