Pocket Talk Schedule

Day 01 | Thursday | 24th January 2019 
10.30 am 11.30 am  : Forum - Finance Your Exports by Exim Bank, AIBIM, SME Bank  
Need funding to expand your business overseas?
Attend this forum and hear from EXIM Bank, SME Bank and
Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia (AIBIM) on funding options.
Forum will cover topics such as:
  • Financial resources available for Malaysian companies to fund exporting activities. .
  • Tips about criteria, procedure etc.
  •  Monitoring your risk when doing business overseas
Mr. Baharuddin Muslim (Head of Structured Financing, EXIM Bank)
Mr. Hamdan Mohd Habibollah (Head of Program & Network Management, SME Bank)
Dato’ Adissadikin Ali (President, AIBIM)

11.45 am - 12.45 pm  Forum - Sharing the Business Journey Into Japan (Success Story)
  • Sydney Cake House (Mak'Cik)
  • Dr. Aishah Solution Sdn Bhd (DASTO)
  • Ambang Dorongan Sdn. Bhd (Nani’s)
Ever wonder how these Malaysian companies successfully gained entry into Japan?
What is the secret to their success?

Come join this forum and listen hear the ups and downs of their journey into Japan.
Madam Jenny Chuang - Sydney Cake House (Mak'Cik)
Dr. Aishah Tul Radziah L. Hussin - Dr. Aishah Solution Sdn Bhd (DASTO)
Mrs. Nur Hazwani Aznan - Ambang Dorongan Sdn. Bhd (Nani’s)
1.00 pm - 1.20 pm : Dbilique Live with Faizal Ismail (FBI) & Fara Fauzana
Day 02  | Friday  | 25th January 2019
2.45 pm - 3.15 pm   Business Checklist Into Japan by MATRADE

You have a great product or service that you think have demand in the international market?
How do you start exploring the opportunities and where do you begin?
Let MATRADE help you to venture beyond borders.
This pocket talk will touch on the following :

• Beginner's Guide to Exporting
• Tips for Exporting
• Understanding Free Trade Agreements
• Tariff Code References
• Exporters Success Stories
• Our Worldwide Support
• Export Readiness Assessment Tool (ERAT)

Come join this pocket talk to learn and know more about business checklist into JAPAN.

Speaker :
Mrs. Roslina Long (Senior Manager, China and Northest Asia Division)

3.20 pm - 4.20 pm : Business Etiquette in Japan by Dewina Food Industries

The Japanese market is very competitive with high standards & security requirements. Understanding the Japanese business etiquette will increase your probability of success to enter & thrive in the market.

As Japanese food producers increasingly seek access to the major world markets today, Brahim’s long history of partnership with Japanese entities is a valuable asset. Indeed, the group’s presence within Japan and credibility within the halal certification world (Brahim’s Halal Excellence Centre has certified 31 flight kitchens globally) make it an ideal partner for other Malaysian companies to leverage on to gain entry into Japan.
In this pocket talk, Brahim’s will share some of the key aspects of Japanese business etiquette.

4.30 pm - 5.00 pm : Bringing Halal Products Through Smart Functions by BCA Group
This session will touch on a new venture initiative on the use of technology that involves the 4 functions namely Ecommerce platforms - 'Education and Standards', 'Supply chain and ‘Traceability' and 'Finance' where the functions will be integrated on an e-commerce platform using 'block chain technology'.
This initiative will also involves aligning Halal ratings, developing and promoting Halal Park inside and outside the country.
Speaker :
Mr. Nor Fairuzzan Deraman (Chief Operating Officer) 
Day 03  | Saturday  | 26th January 2019
10.30 am - 11.00 am : HALAL Sells (Halal Certification from Malaysia Adds Value to Your Products) by JAKIM 

Malaysia is the only country in the world whereby the government provides full support in promoting the Halal Certification process on products and services. Halal certification bodies in other countries are either developed by the individual provinces or states or backed by their non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

Halal Certification provides assurance to all Muslim consumers because it fulfills the Syariah law, which is a must for Muslims. To the non-Muslims, Halal products are quality products, simply due to the concept of halalan thoyyiban (Halal and wholesome).Thus, products certified Halal by JAKIM are Halal products which are safe to consume or use, nutritious and of high quality.

Come join to know more about Halal Certification from JAKIM
Speaker :
Dato' Dr. Sirajuddin Suhaimee (Director, Secretariat Halal Council of Malaysia)

11.00 am - 11.30 am : Japan Market and Halal by Muslim Professional Japan Association (MPJA)

Muslim Professional Japan Association (MPJA), one of Japan's leading resources for halal information. MPJA provides halal certification to the local industries as one of their main services.

In this talk MPJA will touch on the importance of Halal Certification, the benefit of having your products and services halal certified in Japan.

Come find out about Halal Certification process in Japan and mutual recognition arrangement available
Speaker :
Mr. Akmal Abu Hassan (President MPJA)

11.40 am - 12.10 am

Session with Chef & Nutritionist by  National Sports Council of Malaysia (MSN)
Senior Chef from National Sports Council of Malaysia (MSN), Mrs. Noor Badariah Badardin will be guiding and demonstrating the audience on the essential food preparation and nutrition knowledge for athletes. This demo will include guide to ensure the type of optimal nutrition for performance athletes.
Speaker :
Mrs. Noor Badariah Badardin (Senior Chef)

12.20 pm - 12.50 pm :

Halal Tech Funding by MTDC
Halal Technology Development Fund (Halal Fund) is specifically designed to nurture and finance Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) for long term growth and export-driven through halal-compliant activities.

The primary focus of Halal Fund is to provide companies with access to the best advisory services and networks. The activities include halal product development and processes, services and regulatory compliance. The activities are part of an effort to overcome barriers and hurdles to bring halal products/services to market.

Halal Fund also provides an opportunity for companies to create innovation partnership with university/research institution/halal related agencies or solution providers to address technical challenges in the development of new halal products/services.
Mr. Muhammad Faiz AB. Rahman (Senior Associate, MTDC)

1.00 pm   - 2.20 pm : Celebrity – Entrepreneur Session: Daging Hitam Manis FBI by Faizal Ismail
2.30 pm   - 3.00 pm Celebrity Appearance -Amy Search



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