Business MatchingBUSINESS MATCHING - November 7, 2019 - 14:50-18:25
The business matching would be attended by selected food processing companies including SMEs with an aim to provide an opportunity to have direct exposure to the processed food sector through a platform for conducting concrete business negotiations. The business matching participants from P.R. China, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand will be comprised of food value chain actors comprising of Food Exporters & Importers, Processors, Producer Groups, R&D centres, Machinery manufacturers/Suppliers, Input suppliers and Packagers.
BUSINESS MATCHING: SUB-ACTIVITIES
- (i) Dynamic web platform:
A dynamic web portal (www.lancangmekongforum.com) has been created with relevant information including the introduction to the Business Forum, fact sheet exhibitor list, participants’ registration, news and media, venue, floor plan and etc. This platform will provide the facility to register for event(s).
- (ii) Pre business matching (online):
Pre business matching will be conducted through a dynamic web portal. The prospective companies from the Lancang-Mekong countries will be required to register on this platform and provide their company profile including products/services and indicate their specific business interests. The information would be used to identify specific business interests to facilitate onsite business-to-business meeting sessions.
- (iii) Onsite business matching:
One-to-one business matching between Lancang-Mekong businesses will be arranged. MI and its cooperation partners will co-facilitate the business matching. MI staff and its cooperation partners will provide onsite consultations to B2B parties arrange meetings based on the pre matching results obtained from web portal, record progress of the business matching and obtain feedback.
- (iv) Post-forum follow up (duration: three months):
As a follow-up of the onsite event, MI will utilize the web-based platform to monitor the progress of the business matching. At the same time, MI will follow up through emails and phone calls, and provide necessary online consultations required, to facilitate investment projects among Lancang-Mekong businesses.