How we can help youExport Connect understands that every business is different and provides export advice that is tailored to your specific needs
Direct buyer feedback to help you select the best export markets for your productsLearn More
Export Market Strategies
Tailored advice on your export marketing needs, including market entry strategies, export pricing, buyer presentations, product development and promotional programsLearn More
Export Market Projects
Tailored industry development and engagement projects that build capability and connect companies to export market opportunitiesLearn More
Why Export Connect
Extensive and current international buyer connections
Broad Australian networks spanning suppliers, government agencies and industry associations
Deep understanding of Middle Eastern, Asian and North American markets
Years of collective export experience across our associate network
Demonstrated success in private and public sectors
Najib is widely acknowledged for having deep export market knowledge, connections and understanding of how to enter and grow export markets. We are excited to include Najib in ECA’s International Business Coaching service.
Najib’s experience in the international retail market is second to none. He has helped Anchor Foods connect with the greatest number of buyers in several key markets which would not have been achievable on our own.
Having worked with Najib over several years I find that his expertise and knowledge of international food markets has been invaluable as I ready my brand for export.
Najib is an all round fantastic guy with loads of experience in the export market. His knowledge and experience has helped us grow and understand what is involved in exporting and has certainly made our experiences easier.
Najib has been an amazing resource for us and has played a key role in the development and execution of our export projects. His understanding of how to structure a deal, by engaging with the various parties involved from buyers to logistics, is second to none and I have no doubt he is one of Australia’s foremost export project practitioners.
Najib has been an integral part of our growth into a wide range of international markets. His passion, experience and industry knowledge has enabled us to make connections otherwise not readily accessible to small Australian businesses.
We have dealt with Najib on export matters for a number of years and highly value his knowledge on various international markets and assistance in exhibiting overseas.
Najib has exceptional experience advising food businesses in Australia with their export strategies. He has exceptional networks in Australia and in the Asian region, an ability to understand a business' value proposition thoroughly, and a rare ability to provide practical yet sophisticated advice that is outcomes focused.
Najib has a very sound background and a huge amount of experience when it comes to helping Australian businesses with their exports. During his time at FIAL I liaised a lot with Najib and was very impressed with both his passion for the industry and also expertise.
Najib has an impressive collection of legitimate international buyers as well as a large base of interesting and valuable networks. All this has helped Morlife by saving us precious time and money, allowing us to seize the opportunities to grow our export market quickly in the past 3 years.
We at Fine Food Australia have worked with Najib for a number of years now and have found his knowledge and experience of the export market is second to none. His commitment to the industry and trade has seen him develop small export opportunities into large ventures for the companies he is associated with.
Najib has and continues to play an integral role in assisting Pure Origins to initiate and further grow our export markets. With his wealth of experience and insight in global trade markets and with his introduction to key contacts Pure Origins continues to grow our sales channels globally.
I have had the pleasure of working with Najib for some 20 years and have always been impressed with his professionalism and understanding of the way export markets operate. Najib's thorough understanding of a large number of export markets, together with unique insights and relationships with key stakeholders, are highly valuable assets he brings to the table.
Najib’s knowledge of export markets is second to none because he has been there and done it himself. He has extensive connections with buyers across all major channels. I met Najib a couple of years ago and his insight, passion, and expertise makes you feel at ease and can really help you develop your export strategy in any stage of your business.
I have experienced first hand at major international trade fairs how Najib’s true passion for the food sector, his years of experience in trade, and his communications skills, have benefitted many Australian exporters as they seek to develop an export market for their outstanding products. His network of contacts, and his strong personality make him a great person to have alongside.
Najib has quickly become a valued contact for export advice. His extensive knowledge stretches across multiple markets while his own experiences in exporting provide not only a network of contacts but a commercial outlook and the drive to make projects happen.
We have been working with Najib Lawand for the past five years. He has been instrumental in providing us with access to new export markets especially in Asia and the Middle East. It has always been delightful to work with Najib who is diligent, well connected and strategic.
Najib’s in-depth understanding of the challenges and issues faced by first time exporters have been invaluable to us in assisting us in negotiating our first export arrangements. With his help we were able to avoid making costly mistakes which would have slowed the development of export markets in South-East Asia.
Najib's expertise in exporting is second to none. We have personally seen in several markets around the globe how Najib puts in the hard yards to get the deal across the line. Najib's knowledge, understanding, and connections are what makes him different from the others.
We have worked with Najib over a number of years. His market insight and personal relationships in overseas markets are invaluable. He has a very commercial and practical approach to entering new markets and connecting with the right partners to achieve long term success.
Najib is passionate about helping Australian SMEs to explore overseas markets. His knowledge and experience of HK as a food & wine trading hub is invaluable to those wanting to expand into China and Asia. Under Najib, Export Connect will play a critical role in further promoting trade & investment for the agribusiness sector.
We have had the pleasure of working with Najib and believe he offers outstanding service to any company starting their path to international sales with his high quality knowledge and extensive skills base.
How we can help you drive your export journey
- Step 1
Select high potential markets based on direct buyer feedback and targeted market research
- Step 2
Develop market entry strategy and recommend most profitable channels to market
- Step 3
Prepare product presentation pitch that addresses the buyers’ KPIs and clearly articulates your USP for that specific market
- Step 4
Design a promotional and product development program to establish your brand and long term market presence