Export Connect is redefining the model for providing quality export services that deliver real value to their clients. Najib’s knowledge of and relationships across so many export markets are a significant value add, as is his ‘real-life’ experience working with food and beverage exporters of all shapes and sizes. The Export Connect team are responsive, professional and committed to supporting their clients to develop sustainable export markets.
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Our focus is the food and beverage, as well as the agri-food industries. Our passion is your export growth. Start your export journey with our industry experts who can find new homes for your products, outside Australia. We offer export advice that is practical and tailored to your needs. No matter which stage of the export journey you’re on, you can benefit from our workshops, market-visit and buyer-networks.
We deliver value through being focused, targeted and deliberate. Since being founded in 2017, Export connect has delivered:
Tailored Client Projects
Need to get to grips with a new or existing market? Our in-depth market and competitor analyses can help tailor your pitch and attract pre-qualified buyers. We’ll develop a project tailored to your business needs.
Market Visit Programmes
Join your Export Connect facilitator to meet pre-qualified buyers in target markets. Armed with a detailed market and competitor analysis, travel with a select group of like-minded peers and establish business relationships like never before.
Workshops & Partnerships
New to exporting? Or an old hand wanting new market insights? Whatever your exporting level, our workshops offer opportunities to build capability, knowledge and connections.
FOOD & AGRIBUSINESS NETWORK
Najib and the team at Export Connect helped us to gain an understanding of a key potential export market so that we were well prepared for the follow-up market visit. They also connected us with relevant potential customers. Overall an excellent service and highly recommended for those wanting to hit the ground running in a new market.
The market visit to Kuala Lumpur and Singapore was invaluable and a must-do if you are looking into these markets. It was a fast, effective way to gather all the information needed. Getting to see firsthand where my product fits and the expectations of both the distributor and markets was really worthwhile. I met with some large frozen distributors in both markets and have lots of leads to follow up on. Thanks for everything Najib and team.
Export Connect exceeded our expectations. In seeking their advice on Southeast and Asian markets, we were impressed by the experience of their consultants and their clear and constant communication throughout the project. Highly recommended.
FINE FOOD AUSTRALIA EXPOS
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.
MELBOURNE’S NORTH FOOD GROUP
Melbourne’s North Food Group has had the pleasure of working with Najib and the team at Export Connect on many occasions and the opportunities and expertise they offer MNFG and our members not only from an exporting perspective but the many activities they organise for our Food Manufacturing partners is invaluable.
The Exporters Forum we attended with buyers from the UK, UAE & Malaysia was informative. We had the opportunity to meet one-on-one with the international buyers, and now our members are either doing business or continuing negotiations with those buyers. Keep up the great work – looking forward to being involved in your next project. Count us in!
Najib has and continues to play and 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.
On completion of the tour, I am now hard into converting sales from the trip, capitalising on the insightful and on point data that was provided. The meetings arranged were solid, many with great prospects and some resulting in strategic “no outcome” – which in itself is valuable and provides excellent learnings. I am now gaining traction on entry points to the market with some partners directly from this trip. The programme is to date the best market programme I have paid to attend, it was value for money, and lays the platform to pursue opportunities with further hard work. If you are prepared to undertake the extensive follow up from such a programme, you will be rewarded. Najib and his team were wonderfully supportive and detailed in their execution. I am sure I will commit to future work with Export Connect.
The preparation and planning of the market research reports received by Export Connect prior to the Malaysian trip were beyond my expectations. It was tailored specifically to Morlife. What this meant is, I went to set meetings with a market feel, an insight to who our competitors were and knowledge of the current market trends. We were able to play to our strengths, detect the gaps and articulate a way to fill them. Best of all, we are already taking orders with some of the buyers we met!