Spend the Night with Sandy

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019
6:30pm to 8:30pm

The Great Room Ngee Ann City

Agenda
+ Guide to going global, opening up valuable opportunities while expanding your business internationally
+ Expanding businesses outside of Singapore has been challenging. With a tight and limited domestic market, Singapore companies see the need to expand regionally into Southeast Asia in the drive to grow revenue and expand outreach.
+ For businesses that face difficulties preventing the expansion of domestic operations such as an oversaturated market or lack of demand for the product, a logical step for business growth would be to journey abroad to seek out alternative opportunities through overseas expansion.
+ Internationalising SMEs: Navigating Challenges in Overseas Expansion
+ Choosing the Right Partners: Keys to Success in Overseas Expansion

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Sandy Chong
Principal Consultant at Verity Consulting

A Harvard Alumnus and founder of Verity Consulting, Dr. Sandy Chong is the winner of the 2017 Stevie Awards for Women in Business, USA; 2015 Singapore Management Consultant of the Year Award, and 2016 Western Australia Multicultural Recognition Awards for Outstanding Individual Achievement, and Outstanding Volunteer Award. With over 15 years of experience leading international growth projects regionally and globally, Sandy is known to be the change agent for her clients’ overseas expansion. To date, she has assisted over two hundred companies in Asia-Pacific, Europe and the US to increase visibility, elevate brand equity and attract funding internationally. She has also spoken at organisations such as the Harvard Business School, Yahoo! and Apple. A strong advocate of economic empowerment for youth and women and a believer of driving business performances with social impact, she has served as a mentor for hundreds of businesses, including those from AUSTRADE’s Women in Global Business, Bloom innovation incubator of the University of Western Australia (UWA), and is appointed the Global Ambassador for The Inspiring Rarebirds, an Australian network that promotes female entrepreneurship. In 2016, she became the first Asian woman to be elected as the Vice-President of the United Nations Association of Australia.

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