Seymourpowell has always had a base of overseas clients, in particular in the Far East, North America and Europe. In 2007, the company commissioned an OMIS from UKTI, with a view to attracting more business from Japan. Read the full story to hear about their success and the steps they took in attracting big Japanese clients.
A Japanese e-learning provider, NetLearning, successfully collaborated with The Open University by setting up an Open Univeristy office in Japan. NetLearning has allied itself with the British institution to provide MBA programmes online and meet the growing demands of global human resource development in Japan.
Rising from no presence or reputation in the market, publishing and events firm Digital Ship Ltd. plans to expand their impact following the success of their first Japan event which was attended by more than 250 people from around the world as well as all the major companies in the Japanese shipping community.
Tangerine broke into the Japanese Market with help from UKTI in 2006 attracting Japanese giants Toyota and Nikon as clients. Following a protocol of edgy, efficient and innovative ideas to tackle the complex puzzles of design, the London-based company has had its products described as a “Profit Engine” by major clients and works hard to bridge cultural differences through sharing common goals with Japanese clients.