Date(s) - 05/11/2014
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon
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Globalization of service industries has been in full swing for over 20 years due to the Internet. Once a country is on-line, it’s generally a matter of time before new industries sprout as people connect and communicate almost at will. India has developed new business models for extremely poor communities bringing them on-line and involving them in the economy in new ways. China and South Korea have very competent companies in the security and secrecy space due to their political situations. Japan has seen many of it unique ideas for on-line interaction and gaming flourish abroad. The world is not just FaceBook and Google. Each country has its personality and its economic foundations upon which new businesses develop and flourish. Bryan will give a quick synopsis of trends in selected countries, mainly in Asia, and then describe work flow trends in the Asia Pacific region have been developing recently and how SMEs can participate more broadly.
|5:00 pm||Registration and Refreshments|
|5:30 pm||Welcome & Introduction|
|6:35 pm||Cocktail Reception & Networking|
|8:30 pm||Event Ends|
Members: VND 650,000 | Non-members: VND 800,000
Bryan A. Norton is CEO of T-Mark Inc. and its subsidiary T-Mark International Inc. Mr. Norton founded T-Mark Inc. in 1994 focusing on providing Internet application development and marketing related services to large and small companies in Japan. In 2008, T-Mark International was established to service clients in the European Union and the Americas, while the Japanese company provides service to clients in Asia including India, China, South Korea, Malaysia, and Australia. The T-Mark companies now provide services to corporate clients in 25 countries around the world.
Presently, Mr. Norton is a member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, where he serves as Chair of the Globalization and Labor Diversity Committee. In addition, Mr. Norton has contributed to a number of other task forces, including the Growth Strategies Task Force, the APEC Task Force and the TPP Task Force.
Originally from Buffalo, New York, Mr. Norton has lived and worked in Japan for over twenty years.