Are you a company that is looking to enter the Philippine market? Or do you already have a presence in the Philippines, and you are considering expanding or addressing issues in your sales channels? The Nordic Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines has invited Orissa International, a market entry consulting firm in Southeast Asia, to share their business perspectives, experiences, and solutions when selling to the Philippine market.
Attendees to this webinar will learn the following in navigating the Philippine market:
1. Brief economic overview of the Philippines
Learn key macroeconomic profile of the Philippine, what is its economy made of, top traded products and trading partners, how COVID-19 is impacting the country, and why companies should do business in the Philippines.
2. Key sectors in thePhilippines
Know which sectors where the best opportunities in the Philippines lie, as well as sales channels to consider for each of these sectors.
3. Case studies on market entry and/or expansion in the Philippines
Orissa International will present two case studies of foreign organizations that they have helped in the Philippine market. One is a company that they have assisted in finding new partners in the Philippines, and the second is a recent market research study that they have conducted to assist an organization for their next strategic move in the Philippines.
4. Tips on doing business in the Philippines
Orissa International will share some general best business practices that they have observed that successful and dynamic companies have done or are doing in the Philippines, especially those who are new to the market.
Zoom access details will be sent one hour before the event.
Event DetailsLocation: ZoomDate: September 9, 2020Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Admission FeesMember Fee: FreeGuest Fee: 500 PHP
Trade Manager at Orissa International Philippines
May Abrera is a business development professional who is managing projects in Southeast Asia for one of Orissa International’s key account. These projects involve providing consulting services, market entry and expansion strategies, market research, partner search (e.g. distributors, end-users), organizing trade missions, and other related activities to about 100 small-medium businesses annually. One of her major accomplishments handling this account is exceeding each of the last 3 fiscal year’s multimillion US$ export sales target from Southeast Asia. Industries she has handled are diverse but, majority are from the industrial, life sciences, ICT, cleantech, education, retail, and agriculture sectors.
For almost two years (2017 and 2018), May was based in Vietnam and headed Orissa International’s operations in Vietnam. From 2019 to date, May is based in Manila, Philippines.
Prior to Orissa International, she was with an Australian consulting firm, specializing in providing outsourced sales, digital marketing and system support for companies.
Trade and Research Consultant at Orissa International Philippines
Anna is a Trade and Research Consultant with Orissa International responsible for assisting companies in their internationalization strategies in Southeast Asia. She has undertaken market research and business matching projects in the Philippines for various foreign companies in the agriculture, ICT, pharmaceutical and manufacturing sectors, among others. Anna had also been invited to present sector-specific key trends in Southeast Asia to various foreign government clients. In addition, she has organized highly successful trade missions and reverse trade missions that resulted into sales for our clients.
In her previous role as a senior mergers and acquisitions analyst for EMIS, a Euromoney Institutional Investor Company, Anna was responsible for managing a team of M&A analysts in the Philippines and has acquired a strong knowledge of emerging markets and emerging industries.