On November 6–7 at Kamiyacho Trust Tower, the first public exhibition for international residents was held—Expat Expo Tokyo 2020. Custom Media’s recently rebranded platform GoConnect made its public debut at the event, with lots of giveaways from the platform and its Partners, as well as a raffle in support of a very worthy charity.
In March, we launched Connect by CM—a free digital marketplace platform to support local businesses economically hit the hardest by Covid-19, as an extension of the Custom Media website. Constantly innovating and adding new features by listening to our Members and Partners, the platform quickly grew beyond its earlier purpose.
I am mainly helping my Japanese clients to effectively access global audiences. Custom Media is based in Japan, and many of our customers are international executives living in Japan. They often play the role of an “international window,” since they are influencing people and frequently liaising with their counterparts back in their home countries.
Tokyo-based Custom Media has been named overall winner of the Best Corporate Social Responsibility category at the 2020 Best Business Awards, for its Connect initiative to help local businesses and charities worldwide affected by Covid-19.
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To help ensure the safety of our staff and reduce the risk of Covid-19, the Custom Media team will work away from our office from Monday, March 30 until further notice.
Amidst the challenges of the Covid-19 crisis, there is also the opportunity for companies to innovate and connect more deeply with their customers. And one of the most important tools these businesses have in reaching those customers is marketing.