We have delivered tailored market research and business matching solutions to thousands of companies over the past 20+ years to help them understand and enter the South East Asian market
Examples of Market Entry Projects We Have Undertaken
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Ceiling Fan Manufacturer Explores Indonesia and East-Malaysian Markets
Orissa International's trade consultants in Indonesia conducted a pre-screening (unqualified list) of potential partners' profiles for a Singaporean company specializing in ceiling fans. The list consists of distributors of luxury home furniture, household electrical appliances and ceiling fans. Business-matching meetings will follow once client approves of the said selection.
Two American Schools Aim to Build Relationships with Malaysia-Based Schools and Agencies
Orissa International assisted two universities from the US looking to connect with international schools and student recruitment agents in Malaysia. Our KL-based office provided the universities with 30 qualified names of international schools and agents relevant to their needs. The lists provided enabled the universities to directly contact the schools and agents to establish relationships in the market.
Orissa International Supports Ontario Companies for Bioenergy Mission 2017
Orissa International's team of trade specialists in the Philippines office joined the Bioenergy Mission to the Philippines 2017 organized by The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service in Manila. During the mission, our trade consultants in the Philippines provided support and assistance to Ontario companies in B2B/G2B meetings and site visits.
Orissa International Accompanies Premier of Ontario, Canada in Visit to Vietnam Market
Orissa International's Vietnam office collaborated closely with Ontario, Canada's Ministry of International Trade (MIT), Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science (MIRS), Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), and the Canadian Trade Commissioners in Vietnam in organizing the business mission for the first-ever Ontario Premier-led mission to the country. Accompanied by a delegation of Ontario businesses and academic leaders, Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario, arrived in Ho Chi Minh City on December 3, 2017. The delegation spent two days in Ho Chi Minh City and one day in Hanoi. Orissa International specifically helped identify, made arrangements and coordinated programs for speakers of briefings and site visits for each city in three sectors - academic, medical, and agrifood. Speakers that attended included government officials, associations and leading companies. Sites visited include HCM University of Technology, Dreamplex Co-working Space, Hoa Lac Hi-tech Park, top hospitals and different malls in Vietnam.
Organizing a Multi-Sector, Multi-Country Trade Mission for the State of Virginia
Orissa International helped organize a trade mission consisting of four companies from the US State of Virginia. The four companies were from various sectors: Security (Drones and Software for Drones); Tire Testing Services; Hardwoods. Our in-country trade teams across the region were roped in to help identify potential business partners as well as confirm their capabilities and interest in collaborating with our clients. We helped to connect our clients to distributors and buyers from across the region, ranging from government defense departments to hardwood importers.
Singapore LED Lighting Manufacturer Explores Opportunities in Thailand
A Singapore-based company specializing in the manufacture of industrial LED lighting enlisted our assistance in expanding its business to Thailand. We helped identify local distributors, prequalified them and organized a schedule of meetings with those companies. The company met with 5 prospective distributors of industrial lighting products when they came to market.
Business Matching Project for Swiss Company in Indonesia and Thailand
Orissa International assisted a Swiss-based manufacturer of elevator ropes, architectural ropes, wire ropes and lashing and lifting gear in both Thailand and Indonesia. We organized a week-long itinerary for the company to meet with prospective distributors and end-buyers from the building and construction sector in Bangkok and Jakarta.
German Delegates from the Security Sector visit the Philippines
Orissa International helped a German market-entry consultancy company and delegation of 7 German companies from the Safety and Security sector connect with Philippine organizations and government agencies. The Trade Mission, which ran from October 23 to 27, included a conference event where the delegates presented their products and services to a number of invited representatives of relevant local business and government departments. The Philippine office of Orissa International also organized B2B meetings with local private security companies for the German delegation.
Market Entry Webinar for IE Singapore
Our Managing Director, Sarath Menon, participated in a webinar organized by International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, targeting companies that need assistance in expanding into South East Asia. Called Expand your business into Southeast Asia with International Enterprise Singapore's Plug and Play Network (PPN) webinar, it provided invaluable coaching tips and advice from a panel of market entry experts.
Multiple Projects in the Education Sector
We assisted a US-based education consulting firm by inviting Malaysian education agents to its marketing event in Kuala Lumpur. The firm brought 20 universities from the US state of Pennsylvania to meet international schools and students in Malaysia, that are interested to further their studies in the US. We reached out to over 60 education agents, recruitment agencies and guidance counselors from our database for the event. This month we also helped a US-based community college in Thailand. It was looking to expand the diversity of their pool of students and to collaborate with Thai education agents to help with the recruitment of students from Thailand. Orissa International helped to organize private meetings with reputable Bangkok-based overseas study consulting agencies, with experience representing academic institutions in the US.
Swiss Food & Ingredients Company Meets Distributors in the Philippines
Our Indonesian team of trade specialists helped a Swiss company that is a market leader in dairy ingredients, baby care, and cereals and ingredients, whose products are sold worldwide in over 90 countries. Our team helped identify and screen potential distributors in Indonesia. We arranged business matching appointments for the company to meet its prospective partners, which included distributors of baby food and pharmaceutical products, as well as milk producers and processors.
E-commerce Opportunities in Indonesia
Orissa International was invited to speak at a forum organized by International Enterprise Singapore, to share insights on the e-commerce market opportunity in Indonesia. We presented the immense opportunity of the market (which is projected to be valued at US$130 billion by 2020), the key growth drivers, market entry channels, payment options as well as government regulations. We also covered consumer trends, highlighting the shift in consumer behavior and consumer preferences.