Global Chamber Dhaka, hosted two online business to business matchmaking meetings events on the evenings of July 28 2021 and 11 August 2021 respectively. The first event was based around agriculture, livestock and poultry and the second was for businesses involved with seafood, fisheries and aquaculture. These were held The meetups created a successful amalgamation between global companies and individuals involved in the primary industries and complimentary industries across the supply chain of the areas of focus. The first meetup was ideal for companies involved in any stage of the agro industry, as well as, complimentary industries such as agro-tech, agri-finance, agro insurance, and stakeholder training to support ecosystems and global trade pertinent to this sector. The following meetup was organized for companies involved in any stage of services and retail business, the fish sector investors, independent restaurant owners, seafood exporters and importers, tech companies, packers, distributors and pertinent with aquaculture research to support ecosystems and global trade related to this seafood industry.
In the July meetup companies from all over the globe attended the with the featured companies, namely A.H. Global Trade, INC. USA, Joikko, Bangladesh, Limra USA, Farmers Market Asia, iPAGE, Pro Agro Bangladesh and Green Grain. The significant presences in the seafood meetup was M G Mustafa, President of Seafood Export Buying Agents Association Bangladesh (SEBAAB) who were the collaborators of the event. Additional participants included speakers from Canada, USA, Maldives, Ghana and Bangladesh.
Maimun Ur Rashid Mustafa, Executive Director of Global Chamber Dhaka assisted in the virtual matchmaking of participating companies and commented that these sessions were insightful to exchange business offerings and ideas for the expansion of businesses via the Global Chamber platform and were examples of how businesses can carry out cross border business effectively even in the time of the pandemic. The other collaborators of the event were Movementum Consultancy and Facilitation Group and ICE Business Times.