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July 2017

Aydon appointed to manage 3 German Government Trade Missions in the Food & Drink sector

In partnership with a large experienced German consultancy Aydon has been successful in winning three German Government tenders in the Food and Drink sector and this will involve managing Trade Missions to Sweden, UK & Ireland, and India in the 3rd and 4th quarters of 2017 and will cover the research and then arranging of B2B meetings, a seminar and on-site support.

The tenders were won against stiff competition.

UWTSD - Swansea Business School

Letter of recommendation from the University of Wales, Swansea Business School. Click to read more

Aydon re-enters the Iran market

The Directors of Aydon and the company itself has been involved in the Iran market with considerable success since 1979 and involved in many multi-million pound projects but suspended the business with the introduction of sanctions.

Aydon has now entered into an association with a dynamic and very experienced trade consultancy based in Tehran and we would welcome enquiries for Research and/or Market Entry Strategy including Matchmaking and Appointment Setting.


Aydon strengthens its presence in the Far East and increases country cover to Myanmar and Indonesia.

Aydon is delighted to announce that the Tractus Group headquartered in Thailand but with offices in Singapore, Myanmar, Indonesia, India, Vietnam and China has signed an agreement with Aydon becoming members of the Aydon Group and in addition to giving Aydon cover in both Indonesia and Myanmar has strengthened the Group position in India, China and Vietnam. The two groups have been working together on international projects for some months now with success and we look forward to handling enquiries for these territories.

Tractus is an approved supplier under the ITO frame contract awarded to Aydon by the Wales Government.

Enquiries should be sent to info@aydon-consultants.com


Aydon Nigeria Ltd appointed as a Service Provider to a World Bank Program

Aydon Nigeria Ltd has been appointed as a Service Provider by the World Bank assisted Growth and Employment (GEM) Project. GEM is aimed at increasing firm growth and employment in participating firms. within the GEM project,A program has been developed for interested Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (of 4 – 15 staff) in Abuja and Lagos to outsource some of the key marketing and sales tasks to expert firms over a period of at least 9 months. Aydon Nigeria Ltd has been assessed and has been appointed to assist with this and will be expected to work with up to 30 pre-identified MSMEs over a period of 2 - 3 months to determine their needs and then assign a member of their staff to provide services that may include developing and implementing integrated marketing strategies, promotions, campaigns, and other value-added tasks that will increase firm sales. The program is underway.


Aydon has this month signed an agreement with Virtue Global Consultancy SA of Douala Cameroon who cover the CEMAC zone which includes Cameroon, Chad, CAR, Gabon, Congo-Brazzaville, and Equatorial Guinea and the consultancy has an efficient well experienced and multi-lingual team of 7 personnel who cover many sectors in industry.

It is envisaged that this consultancy will ultimately become Group Members.

We are open for business in this very active market and invite enquiries which initially should be directed to info@aydon-consultants.com

Peter Guinsberg
Managing Director


Welsh GovernmentAydon is reappointed as a consultant to the Government of Wales to assist with its International Trade Opportunities programme under a new 3 year renewable contract commencing 12th January 2016.

The Welsh Government is working to improve the lives of people in Wales and to make the nation a better place in which to live and work . The Department for Business, Enterprise, Technology and Science will contribute to future economic renewal by working with key sectors in order that Wales can gain competitive advantage and benefit from growing markets within both the UK and internationally.

Click here for the full story


Aydon strengthens its presence in Mexico and Central America.

Aydon has for a number of years successfully co-operated and concluded projects with Mexican based Business Development Partners, S.A. de C.V (BDP) who also cover Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala and Belize, and negotiations are now concluded for BDP to join the Aydon Group with immediate effect.

The BDP profile and abbreviated CVs of its key personnel are listed on the Aydon Mexico pages

The company is fully operative and open for business.

Contact info@aydon-consultants.com


Aydon expands its operations in China increasing procurement capabilities

With the recent retirement of our Manager in Rongcheng, Aydon has contracted with Xi'an Mediterranean Trading Co., LTD, which is run by Andy Lee with whom we have successfully traded for more than 5 years, to handle all procurement in China and Andy is assisted by a staff of 6.
Please visit our Aydon China page for more information.

All communications should be to info@aydon-consultants.com


Aydon expands activities to cover Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan.

In view of the current difficulties experienced with Russia Aydon has expanded their operations to cover the active markets of Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan and the services we offer utilising our local associates include:

- direct search and selection of distributors, dealers and agents
- direct search and selection of customer companies and buyers
- search and selection of suppliers: raw materials, chemical compounds, etc
- potential partners for local production, local assembly and technical support
- partners for logistics, transportation, import and customs processes, storage and warehousing
- administration and outsourcing

A brief description of each country can be located here:

Aydon Turkmenistan, Aydon Kazakhstan, Aydon Uzbekistan and Aydon Azerbaijan


Services expand...

Aydon expands the services they can offer through an association with a highly successful digital marketing organisation which offers translation, localisation, multilingual SEO, interpreting, multimedia services and more.

Click here to find out more information


Aydon expands into Southern Africa with good coverage in many countries

Due to market demand Aydon has re-entered the Southern Africa market and has agreed terms with the Africa Acacia Group who are based in South Africa but cover South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Lesotho and Zambia. Africa Acacia Group are now members of the Aydon Group and will be an invaluable asset to our development.

Additionally Aydon through experienced associates can cover the quickly developing market in Angola.

We are open for business in these territories and offer a very full market entry consultancy.

Click here to read more about Aydon Southern Africa


Presentation at the University of Wales in Swansea

Peter Guinsberg was invited by the Assistant Dean of the Business School at University of Wales in Swansea to do a presentation on exporting on the 29th January 2015 which was a well - attended gathering and highly successful and generated a great deal of interest.

Click here to see the presentation poster (PDF)


Aydon expands operations in North Africa and now covers Tunisia, Morocco, Libya as well as Algeria in more depth

As a result of increased activity in North Africa, Aydon has signed a cooperation agreement with Link International a Tunisia based consultancy which will give us an in-country presence in the 4 listed countries and we are now available and ready to handle all business for those regions. Please visit Aydon Tunisia for more details.

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Aydon signs a framework contract with HCC (Hybu Cig Cymru-Meat Promotion Wales) to promote Welsh range of red meat in France, Belgium, Italy and Germany

In March 2014 Aydon and HCC signed a 3 year framework contract with an option to extend for 12 months . Aydon was consequently appointed as a potential service provider for export development initiatives in France, Belgium, Italy and Germany.

The service will cover market development, provision of market information and intelligence, facilitating new market opportunities and disseminating information to Welsh meat purchasers, agents and journalists.
More about HCC


Aydon expands into Indonesia

With an increase in enquiries for the rapidly expanding and economically viable Indonesian market, Aydon has secured arrangements with 2 very experienced and efficient consultant partners in Indonesia able to handle international requirements for research, market entry strategy, partnership searches, appointment setting as well as handling seminars, Trade Fairs and other promotional events.

We invite enquiries which will be handled on a rapid response basis.


Aydon expands it's services in China

Following on lengthy negotiations Aydon has reached agreement and signed a contract with the Pan China Group of Nanjing China which will provide the opportunity of being able to offer Joint Venture Funds for the establishment or development of high-tec activities in China

PanChina, is a local investment company with all-round resources in China.

They have two main activities:

1. To handle venture capital investment for those foreign high-tech companies who have an interest to develop the China market. They are able to offer various forms of JV in China.
The amount of capital they could invest varies from 5 Million RMB to 100M RMB for each project ($US800,000 to $US16M).

2. They also invest and operate high tech industrial parks in different cities in China, which means if there is an FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) project seeking a suitable location with best polices to set up a manufacturing base, this can be discussed in detail and professional experienced advice given.

We are delighted to hear from interested parties and to advise on and process applications with our partners.

Please contact us at info@aydon-consultants.com


Aydon strengthens its presence in the growing French market.

Aydon has signed an agreement with long standing associates who are Group Members to create a stronger presence in the French market

See Aydon France for more information


Aydon expands into Chile and Argentina and strengthens its presence in Brazil, Spain and Portugal with longstanding associates.

With a dramatic increase in business opportunities Aydon has signed an agreement with a longstanding associate to represent them in Argentina and Chile and to strengthen Aydon's hand on the ground in Brazil, Spain and Portugal with opportunities into Morocco and Algeria.

Contact Aydon Consultants for more information


Aydon has made some important changes in Ghana.

With a view to strengthening its presence to improve the service offered in this rapidly expanding economy and to assist clients with market entry to Ghana and surrounding countries.

Aydon has teamed up with Rudolph Matey and his group Process and Plant Ghana Ltd with whom we have been associated since 1998 which now results in a strong presence in Ghana to cater for the rapidly expanding economy and the service will include marketing and sales as well as Market Entry Strategy and implementation. Process and Plant service industries in neighbouring countries as well including Guinea and Sierra Leone

See Aydon GHANA


Aydon has made some strategic steps forward in strengthening it's presence in Russia and in Ukraine and has now access to Kazakhstan and Belarus as a result.

After many months of positive discussion and successful business together Aydon and the FOXX Group have signed an agreement resulting in FOXX representing Aydon in Russia, and strengthening Aydon's position in Ukraine, and giving Aydon access to the market in Kazakhstan and Belarus

See Aydon Russia


Aydon awarded Australian contracts

Aydon has been awarded contracts by an Australian based designer of a unique travel accessory that ensures that suits arrive at destination not creased and fresh and the current markets being handled are Japan and Dubai with Germany, India and others to follow.


Aydon expands its operations in South America by creating a presence in Brazil

Aydon has for some time experienced an upsurge in activity involving the rapidly developing and highly regulated Brazilian market which calls for the need to have partners "in-country" that understand the trade custom and regulations and as a result has signed an agreement with AG3 Consulting a dynamic consultancy headed up by Geisa Rodrigues. The company has conducted over 200 projects for both Government and Private Sector clients and it is experienced in many sectors including Advertising / Public Relations Agriculture Automotive / Bus / Truck / Tractor Beverages Catering / Hospitality Charity / Non-profit Chemicals Cosmetics / Hygiene Durables / Electrical Goods Energy / Utilities Financial Services Fragrance Industry Food Healthcare / Pharmaceutical IT / Software / Hardware / Technology Logistic / Mail / Transportation Manufacturing Industries in general Media / Entertainment Petrol / Oil / Gas Public Sector / Government Real State Retail / Wholesale Telecommunications Textile / Fashion / Clothing Tobacco / Cigarettes Toys / Games Travel / Tourism Sport / Leisure.

The partnership invites enquiries. Please visit our Brazil page


Aydon expands its network in India to cope with a rapid increase in activity in the country

To cope with the ever increasing activity in India and to expand its network in this vast vibrant country Aydon has this month signed an agreement with Data Integration Group for Industrial trends 5 Private Limited (DIGIT 5) based in Pune which has resulted in active two-way activity. DIGIT 5 is a market research company established in the year 2002, DIGIT 5 has executed 170 projects across 18 countries across diverse verticals such as engineering/ industrial, automotive, construction & mining, steel & metal, chemicals, material handling, energy & power, oil & gas, food & pharma, water & waste water treatment, etc.

The company is run by the 3 Executive Directors Prem Sam Abraham, Nandagopal Polamada and Sanjay Kumar Vishnu Mane and has on board a team of experienced capable and efficient personnel and it delivers a quality on time product.

Click here for more information about DIGIT 5
Click here for information about Aydon's partners in India


Aydon celebrates its 15th year in operation at a Group Seminar in Prague Czech Republic

Aydon celebrated its 15th year of operations at a Group Seminar in Prague attended by 22 delegates from all 4 corners of the world and included in the program was a session of speed networking which allowed delegates to exchange ideas and projects. The event is held in different venues every 2 years and this seminar was a particular success. A photograph of the delegates is below.

Aydon Seminar


Aydon awarded a contract by a Greek Olive Oil producer to locate distributors in new markets.

Aydon has been awarded a contract to assist a Greek producer of Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil expand its exports and the initial market which is being handled is India where the results have been positive and distributors are expected to be appointed shortly. Indications are that other countries already nominated will be included in the contract after the successful conclusion of the initial programme.


Aydon appointed as International Trade Consultants to a UK internet sales organisation

Aydon has been awarded a contract to advise and assist a rapidly growing UK based dynamic internet sales organisation enter new markets including the USA and developing countries as well as to give advice regarding markets where the company is already trading, on tax and VAT issues as well as the advisability of setting up operations in those countries to ensure that the company, with the increase in sales in those countries, is compliant with local legislation. Aydon has utilised its group network for specialist in-country guidance and advice, and the project is both very lively and diversified.


Aydon Group member secures an additional contract for a Biogas Plant in Czech Republic

Aydon Group through its Czech facility Intercent of Prague has secured an additional contract on behalf of its German Principal Biogas Nord who design and construct Biogas plant.

Project PTENI 526kW
This biogas plant is located at a large farm in the Central Moravia. The total installed capacity will be 526kW. The plant will process 11.500 tons per year of different substrates as solid cattle, maize silage and sugar beet rests. The construction is expected to be completed at the end of April 2013.

Further contracts are in the pipeline...


Aydon strengthens its operations in MENA and North Africa

Aydon have had a lack of strong cover in certain MENA and North African countries which will now be filled by SalesMENA FZ LLE (SalesMENA) joining the group as an associate member effective from the 1st January 2013.

The SalesMENA organisation with the HQ in Dubai UAE is headed by the CEO and founder Alaa Ismail Taha Abu Alhayjaa (Alaa).

Countries covered are United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco , Algeria, and Tunisia. SalesMENA are aware of the Aydon Egypt operation and of the fact that we are currently in the process of registering Aydon Arabia in KSA and there will be no conflict and more likely good co-operation in these two countries.

Core activities are categorised as Construction, ICT, Health Care,Food & Beverage, Oil & Gas, and Business Events. Each division is headed by a specialist Division CEO.

SalesMENA are an approved supplier under our Wales Government frame contract

Click Aydon UAE to find out more

Aydon Group member secures additional contracts for Biogas Plants in Czech Republic

Aydon Group through its Czech facility Intercent of Prague has secured an additional contract on behalf of its German Principal Biogas Nord who design and construct Biogas plant,with additional contracts finalised, including a 526kW plant.

Project DETRICHOV 1,4MW - This biogas plant is located at the large farm in the Eastern Bohemia close to city of Moravská Tøebová. The total installed capacity will be 1,4MW. The plant will process 30.000 tons per year of different substrates such as pig manure, solid cattle manure, maize silage and grass silage. The construction is expected to be completed beginning of December 2012.

Aydon teams up with dedicated Business Development specialists INNOVAND of Germany to add the expertise required in this field to our capabilities.

INNOVAND was founded to help companies accomplish their business development goals. They are a team of international business development specialists with over 25 years of experience. They focus on results and implementation. INNOVAND is based in Germany. They do business in English and German. Their clients are technology, industrial and healthcare companies that want to profitably grow their business in Europe or elsewhere in the world. The venture combines the very specialist nature of their activities with the geographical spread of the Aydon Group. References are available upon request.

Click here to find out more about Aydon in Germany

Welsh GovernmentAydon is appointed as a consultant to the Government of Wales to assist with its International Trade Opportunities programme under a 3 year renewable contract commencing 9th October 2012.

The Welsh Government is working to improve the lives of people in Wales and to make the nation a better place in which to live and work and live. The Department for Business, Enterprise, Technology and Science will contribute to future economic renewal by working with key sectors in order that Wales can gain competitive advantage and benefit from growing markets within both the UK and internationally. The key sectors are:

  • Advanced materials and manufacturing
  • Creative industries
  • Energy and environment
  • Financial and professional services
  • Information communication technologies
  • Life sciences
  • Construction

The Trade Support Team provides a suit of programmes to support companies to internationalise, and aims to ensure that the Welsh Government has access to a network of motivated experts providing high quality international trade advice, business support and other related services to new and existing exporters in Wales.

Within this remit lies the International Trade Opportunities programme; A framework of skilled and experienced international business development contractors who will be required to work on bespoke projects for Welsh companies and/or the Welsh Government. Based on business requirements, contractors will receive project briefs outlining the work required originating from either a Welsh Business or the Welsh Government and will be asked to provide a project proposal and quote to deliver the work outlined.

The project may be identification of potential customers, distributors, agents, partners, sales outlets etc along with advice on regulations and any other relevant local intelligence needed to ensure a successful project, or may focus on a market visit by a Welsh company or support in setting up business meetings in advance of the visit and one-to-one support during the visit. It may also involve a bespoke project to cover any aspect of work that could lead to achievement of the aims and objectives of the programme.

Aydon is delighted and proud to announce that it has been awarded a 3 year consultancy renewable contract by the Government of Wales under this programme commencing October 9th 2012 covering all 12 Lots offered and tendered which consists of 57 countries as below:

Lot 1 - Western Europe 1 - Ireland, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland
Lot 2 - Western Europe 2 - France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Austria, Switzerland, Greece
Lot 3 - Central & Eastern Europe - Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, Turkey, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia
Lot 4 - Russia & Ukraine
Lot 5 - MENA - Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Egypt, Oman, UAE, Libya
Lot 6 - North America - USA, Canada, Mexico
Lot 7 - South America - Brazil, Argentina, Chile
Lot 8 - Oceana - Australia, New Zealand
Lot 9 - India
Lot 10 - China, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Lot 11 - North Asia - Japan, South Korea
Lot 12 - South Asia - Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore

Aydon looks forward to efficiently servicing this programme with its experienced domestic team and international associates.

Aydon enters the lucrative and expanding Saudi Arabian market

Aydon signed a licensing Agreement with a large consultancy and industrial service company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the 3rd October 2012 which has resulted in formalities being processed in the Kingdom to register a joint Venture Company, Aydon Arabia LLC. The company is expected to launch in January 2013 after completion of these formalities and will handle foreign company market entry to the Kingdom, export promotion for companies within the Kingdom and training programs for local Saudi Arabian companies.

Aydon wins a contract for the completion, opening and management of a hotel in Nigeria.

Utilising the services of Aydon Group's Head of Leisure Division and his team at associated specialist company Grace Hotel Management International LLC and the offices of Aydon Nigeria, Aydon has signed an MOU with a Nigerian Hotel Developer to provide services covering the completion, opening and management of a new luxury hotel in Abuja and is expected to commence work on the project by the end of the first week in August 2012. The contract will include:

  • Preparation of a Bankable Report and Market Study

  • Concept Development & Planning

  • Procurement supervision

  • Installation Supervision by Aydon's Onsite Supervisor

  • Pre-opening Technical Services and Training

  • A 5 year fixed term (with renewal options) Management Contract

Aydon secures a contract to assist a Middle East based cable manufacturer enter the Russian Market.

Aydon successfully concluded a contract with a major Middle East based power and telecom cable manufacturer (Overhead Conductors, Power Cables, Special Cables and Telecom Cables) introduced by a Middle East Bank with whom Aydon co-operates, to conduct a Research and Market Entry Strategy Programme and to conduct a Partnership Search to enter the flourishing and expanding Russian market.

Aydon Russia will handle the project on behalf of the group and will accompany the client to a major EXPO in Moscow in June as a launch.

Aydon Group member secures contracts for Biogas Plants in Czech Republic

Aydon Group through its Czech facility Intercent of Prague has secured 2 contracts on behalf of its German Principal Biogas Nord who design and construct Biogas plant,with additional contracts under negotiation.

Project 1, SAZAVA 1,2MW
This biogas plant is located at a large pig farm in Eastern Bohemia close to city of Lanskroun. The total installed capacity will be 1,2MW. The plant will process 24.000 tons of pig manure per year and in addition maize silage, grass silage, millet and solid cattle manure. The construction is expected to be completed at the beginning of September 2012.

Project 2, KYSELOV 800kW
This biogas plant is located at the milk farm in Southern Bohemia close to the historical cities of Cesky Krumlov and Vyssi Brod. The total installed capacity will be 800kW. The plant will process special grass silage from the meadows in this hilly area which will be boosted by solid and liquid cattle manure. The construction is expected to be completed at the end of September 2012.

Aydon establishes a base in Italy after a considerable search and due diligence.

Due to the upsurge in trade involving Italy both with Market Entry and Procurement Aydon has teamed up to establish Aydon Italy with Paolo Priora who is the founder of Mosaico s.r.l and has already numerous projects underway both with Italian companies wishing to internationalise or requiring assistance abroad and procurement of Italian goods and equipment which enjoy an excellent international reputation and are competitive.

Mosaico's profile can be viewed on the Aydon Italy

Aydon Turkey secures a contract from Russian investors in the marine equipment market wishing to enter the Turkish Market.

Aydon Turkey which is managed by Cozumvar Business Consulting LLC secured a contract against competition with ANTELL Corp. to conduct a survey of the Turkish market to include
The evaluation of the marine electronics equipment market in Turkey.
Marine equipment:
* GMDSS inspection and certification
* Supply, installation and maintenance of the gyro-compasses, steering control systems, monitoring systems, radar systems
* Shipboard ECDIS /ECS / VTS systems
* Complete service of VDR/SVDR
* Autopilot, Ecosounder, Inmarsat

Overview of market size, opportunities, dangers and business climate
Analysis of main competitors, their market shares, price policy and quality of services

Aydon Russia secures a contract with the Terrassa (Spain) Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Aydon Russia has signed a consultancy contract with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Terrassa in Spain against formidable competition to assist companies from the region enter the ever growing Russian market and it is anticipated that the Market Entry Programme which will be employed by Aydon Russia will prove to be successful and well utilised.

Aydon involved in the location of equipment and services for the oil industry in Iraq

Aydon's services have been secured by a very large oil and gas service company in Saudi Arabia who have established a new company with offices in Jordan and in Baghdad and currently expanding into Basra and Erbil to cover the entire country and the brief is to locate qualified oilfield equipment manufacturers and service providers who wish to enter this extremely lucrative market which is now expanding rapidly.

Any interested suppliers should send an expression of interest and an e-brochure or website link for client consideration to info@aydon-consultants.com

There will be a very prompt response and further details will be provided.

Aydon involved in promotion of the world's finest cognac into China

Aydon has signed a contract with a UK based supplier (own label) of the best quality cognac available in the world which will involve the search for and recruitment of carefully selected qualified distributors in the main cities in China which is a massive rapidly growing market for luxury items.

E-mail: info@aydon-consultants.com

A Regional Directory of China

Weihai government website: www.weihai-window.gov.cn

Birmingham Chamber of Commerce

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Aydon strengthens it's ability to handle International Public Sector projects and it's presence in Africa
Aydon has signed a partnership agreement with Koios Associates of Boston USA managed and owned by Charles Krakoff a consultant who has handled projects for many Aid Agencies including World Bank where he was a consultant,IFC, the Inter-American Development Bank, the U.S. Government, the U.K. Government, the United Nations, and over 40 national and sub-national governments and public agencies.Charles has 25 years of experience helping companies enter, expand, invest, raise capital, and source in emerging markets worldwide, and helping governments and government agencies attract foreign investment and increase exports. He is also a expert in development of industrial and techno-parks and special economic zones and free trade zones, and has advised both governments and developers on strategy, feasibility assessments, environmental impacts, contracting, and management. Charles’s clients have included Morgan Stanley, KPMG, Monitor Group, Bain, Fidelity.The partnership will effectively enhance the services in the Public Sector already offered by some of the group and extend the group's ability to enter this sector in other countries where it has a presence.At the same time the group will have access to developing countries not previously covered and will allow Koios to expand both Public and Private Sector Consultancy within the group's territories.The Koios corporate outline and Charles' abbreviated CV can be viewed in the USA sector of the website.E-mail: info@aydon-consultants.com

Aydon expands into Greece and the Upper Balkans
Aydon has signed an agreement with CGK Consulting Ltd an Athens based consultancy which will expand its activities into Greece and Cyprus as well as into Upper Balkans which will include Romania,Moldavia,Serbia, Monte Negro, FYROM and Kosovo where they have considerable trading experience and contacts, which opens up new regions for the Group.
Services include Research, Market Entry Strategy, Business Matchmaking, Accountancy and others
We expect a strong two-way trade with all areas and the new facility which trades as Aydon-CGK Greece and we are open for business.
Click here for more information about Aydon Greece

Aydon expands its presence in India and bolsters its capability to handle Public Sector funded consultancy projects worldwide
Aydon has signed an agreement with Mr Ajay Gupta, CEO of Kamtech Associates with whom we have been in co-operation for many years, which is now formalised, and Kamtech become Associated Members of the Group.
Kamtech are the recipients of Indian Government Business Awards as can be noted from the corporate information and CVs and specialise in Industrial and Investment studies and development Business Counselor, Analyst, Project Planning and Management Expert, International Business, Technical collaboration Development. IT/ICT capacity building projects Entrepreneurship Development and Enterprise creation Technology and know-how development planning, co-ordination and management of large scale projects Techno-economic evaluation of projects,
The business activities are "Management Consultancy, Strategic Business support to MSME sector, International consultancy assignments, Governments and Institutions, Project & Industrial Consultancy, Technology Transfer and documentation and Feasibility studies Policy Research, Quality Checks, Evaluations and Benchmarking Studies, Software Module Developments, IT Consultancy, Software Requirement Studies Documentation, Process Mapping Documentation, Website/Portal Development, e-Commerce solutions, Customized Software Development, Implementations and Training"
Kamtech has worked over 400 projects in India as well as projects in China, Norway, Bhutan, Malaysia, Kenya and Brazil
Corporate information and CV can be viewed at Aydon India
Contact :info@aydon-consultants.com

Aydon enters the rapidly expanding Vietnam Market
It gives us great pleasure to announce that we have signed an agreement with Rejeev Garg the Managing Director of Net Vision Vietnam Co Ltd who join the group as our partners for trade with rapidly expanding Vietnam and we expect a good volume in two-way trade to result with Vietnamese exports and with foreign companies wishing to trade with or develop manufacturing facilities in Vietnam. The new facility will trade as Aydon-Vizen Consultancy.Click here for more information

Aydon increases and bolsters it presence in Turkey
Due to an ever increasing and unprecedented demand for its services in Turkey, Aydon has made substantial changes to improve service and increased qualified personnel and this can be noted from the updated website on the country page.

Aydon secures a Co-operation Agreement with a leading Middle East based Finance Organisation.
In order to facilitate proposals for project undertakings being complete with a financial package where required, and to expand it’s own financial services Aydon has signed a Co-operation agreement in February this year with leading financiers BCGCM. In effect Aydon will additionally become New Business Promoters for BCGCM.BCGCM is a Bahrain based financial organisation with access to large funds and specialising in arranging finance for small, medium and large corporations with transactions covering most sectors but concentrating on emerging and challenging markets worldwide.BCGCM is a corporate financing specialist, advising private and public small-/midcap companies regarding equity and debt financing transactions, capital market transactions as well as mergers & acquisitions. BCGCM is frequently engaged by and is advising companies regarding the placement of equity and/or debt financing transactions, acquisitions, fundraising's, or similar corporate finance transactions.Please do not hesitate to contact us at info@aydon-consultants.com for further informationBCGCM’s profile can be viewed here (PDF)

Aydon expands it's activities into the international hospitality and healthcare sectors.
Having successfully concluded the initial stage of a substantial contract for a client in the Middle East in the hotel and leisure industry utilising the services of Dr Anthony Betts an established and internationally recognised specialist in the field, Aydon has signed a co-operation agreement with Dr Betts who has joined the team as an associate member of the Aydon Group, which will allow us to conclude the remaining phases of the Middle East contract and offer services world-wide utilising "in-house" expertise and management. Aydon can now offer services world-wide which include hotel ,hospital, and leisure facility feasibilities, design, construction company selection and management, interior design and fittings supply as well as franchise arrangement and hotel , hospital or leisure facility management.

Aydon has teamed up with Mamiko Randi Tanefusa who is C.E.O. of Privilege-SDC Japan.
Mamiko is an international marketing-communications & production expert covering the fields of advertising, promotions, events and licensing, catering to those clients in fashion, FMCG, IT, sports, entertainment industries with her 25 years of profound knowledge and experience in media, strategic planning and executions.Since 2008, Mamiko has been actively engaged in the marketing activities of successful global franchise brands that are seeking to launch Japan, while assisting the unique Japanese franchise accounts to go abroad. Native of Tokyo and Boston College alumna, Mamiko began her career with a Japanese advertising agency specialized in sports marketing in 1984. She also worked for global companies including McCann Erickson and Warner Brothers Japan where she served as the Marketing & Promotions Director of Licensing, prior to founding Privilege, Inc. (former name of Privilege-SDC Japan) in 1991.

Aydon is awarded a Hotel Feasibility Study in the Middle East by a Middle East Bank
Aydon, against stiff international competition, has been awarded a contract by a substantial and successful Middle East Bank to undertake a feasibility study in a Middle Eastern country for the establishment of a luxury hotel with an option thereafter to assist in the design and construction and possible franchise negotiations.
All work will be carried out by Aydon's specialist "in-house" team and work will commence immediately. The contract has a confidentiality undertaking and further news will be released when permitted. The client has indicated the probability of additional hotels in the future in different regions

Aydon strengthens research and consultancy team
Aydon strengthens its "in-house" research and consultancy team by the addition of an experienced and well qualified Research and International Trade Advisor Gerard Opel, who has worked with the group on projects for some considerable time.
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Aydon secures major procurement contract for West African gold mine
Aydon stregthens research and consultancy team
Aydon strengthens its "in-house" research and consultancy team by the addition of an experienced and well qualified Research and International Trade Advisor Gerard Opel, who has worked with the group on projects for some considerable time.
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Aydon succeeds in Egypt
The partnership with Zad Holdings in Egypt has produced dividends in a very short period and through the partnership Aydon has in May 2009 signed cooperation MOUs with The Egyptian Agricultural Council and the Egyptian Chemical & Fertilisers Export Council both of which have large memberships and have already produced a series of enquiries for Matchmaking services in various countries where Aydon has a presence.
ZAD/Aydon has concluded a Matchmaking contract to assist El-Helal & Golden Star Group who are a very large and well established manufacturer of plastic and aluminium household goods to enter the UK market and this project is currently underway.
As a result of seminars held by Zad/Aydon in Egypt in May 2009, the enquiry level continues to rise for companies wishing to commence or expand export activities with the full backing and support of their respective Export Councils.

Aydon enters Azerbaijan
Aydon has been in discussion with parties in Azerbaijan since early 2008 and is delighted to announce a partnership agreement with AZCONS Business consultants a very active and well connected consultancy boasting a team of 25 personnel which will take the group into this very important and rapidly developing country which has substantial oil reserves. We are open for business as Aydon Azerbaijan and will be assisting local companies wishing to export world-wide as well as foreign companies wishing to enter this important market.
Please view the country page on our website

Aydon expands it's operations in West Africa
Aydon has established Aydon Nigeria Ltd to cater for the massive growth in business being handled in the country and this company is a partnership between Aydon Consultants UK and Obinna Emeribe who is a long-standing business colleague and member of the Aydon Group. Please visit the Nigeria section on the website for Obinna's CV and corporate data. Click here to find out more

Aydon expands its presence in the Far East by setting up operations in Thailand which creates massive scope for two-way trade in handling programmes for Thai companies wishing to export or increase exports, an expansion of our very active international procurement division and handling programmes for foreign clients wishing to enter the Thai market
Aydon International Thailand will be headed up by Rythikrai Chaitham who will assume the role of Director. Rythikrai has over 17 years experience in general management and is experienced in marketing and business development for large companies and multinationals and has assisted many companies entering the Thai market to increase growth year on year. He has vast experience in working within the optical fibre and telecommunications industries, and is a Certified Professional Marketer Asia Pacific through the Asia Pacific Marketing Federation. aydon Thailand reaches into many neighbouring territories and is open for business. 

Aydon expands its Global presence simultaneously in the USA and CIS Regions.
In early September of 2008, AYDON signed a strategic alliance agreement with a boutique management consulting firm headquartered in the United States and focused on emerging markets of the former Soviet Union, with a presence in both Russia and Ukraine. ACG provides a full suite of management consulting services to midsize and Global 2000 companies around the world, while the primary areas of expertise are in strategy development, business planning, corporate finance (M&A, Investment Banking, capital fund-raising), and market entry projects. The firm is staffed entirely with multilingual graduate degree holders (mostly MBAs) from leading U.S. business schools. For additional information about ACG, its service offering, and its capabilities, please refer to their website at www.aginskyconsulting.com or contact Aydon Consultants

Aydon enters the Egyptian Market
After many years of trade with Egypt as a product/service supplier, Aydon has finally succeeded in concluding an agreement with trade consultants ZAD Group an efficient and active consultancy based in Cairo led by Haytham Deyab who was previously First Under Secretary in the Ministry of Trade & Industry and a Director of the Egyptian Export Promotion Centre who has a wealth of experience in assisting Egyptian companies with exports and foreign companies with Market Entry Strategy. ZAD also have a presence in Sierra Leone and trades in other West African countries such as Liberia, Guinea Conakry, Gambia and Senegal.
The partnership will trade as Aydon Egypt and is open for business. For more information click here

Aydon expands activities in the Middle East and Asia
Aydon is delighted to announce the signing of an Association MOU with the MTI Group who are a rapidly expanding and fast moving consultancy with a presence in Bahrain, UAE, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Mexico and a branding co-operation arrangement in the UK.
A visit the website at www.mtiworldwide.com will highlight the synergy in group activities and impressive track record of MTI. The basis of the co-operation agreement is for Aydon to utilise the MTI presence in the Bahrain, Dubai, Malaysia, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka markets and for MTI to utilise the Aydon facilities in the UK, Ukraine and Czech Republic, and expands both group's geographical spread. The partnership is now active and able to service client requirements through existing facilities staffed by experienced and professional personnel.
Enquiries should be directed to info@aydon-consultants.com and will be allocated with minimum delay.

Expanded Activities
Aydon is pleased to announce the establishment of Aydon Czech in Prague in co-operation with very experienced and active consultants who will assist us to penetrate the rapidly developing Czech and Slovak Republics with local partners and allow us to offer Market Entry Strategy Programmes to domestic companies wishing to export. The service is already operating Click here for more info

Expanded Activities in Benelux
Aydon has expanded it's activities in Benelux countries by concluding a Strategic alliance agreement with Richard Matchett of Shotover Marketing an independent export sales and marketing consultancy practice based in the Netherlands and covering this region as well as Belgium.
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Increased coverage in Africa
In furtherance of Aydon's decision to increase its activities and presence in Africa we have signed a co-operation agreement with a dynamic consultant in Nigeria, Obinna Emeribe, who is CEO of Wallnet Business Services Ltd and representative for Boca Comm Global Business Services USA. This expands our cover of this large country and activities and and has already proved to be an active association. Wallnet is now an associate member of the group and specialises in marketing, and through Boca Comm financing of major projects. Click here to find out more

Expansion in Russia
Aydon has expanded its activities and presence in Russia which has become a prime target for overseas investment and marketing and has signed a co-operation agreement with Forte Solutions in Moscow which will trade under the Aydon Banner for joint projects... Click here to find out more

Engineering Design Services
Due to an increase in demand Aydon has reached agreement with a competent and well qualified experienced engineering designer in China to give us "in-house" design capability for new products or modification of existing products to meet client's requirements ... Click here to find out more

Aydon establishes a presence in Ukraine
Pursuant to negotiations Aydon is pleased to announce the formation of an Aydon presence in the rapidly developing Ukraine in partnership with the directors of Inter-K Consulting Kiev, a well established leading consultancy who will manage the new operation on behalf of the group. We have already commenced operations and have had an overwhelming response to the inaugural announcement. Full details of the company's core activities and the CVs of the two main directors can be seen from the Aydon Ukraine section on this website.

Aydon is delighted to announce the signature of a co-operation agreement with COWI AS of Norway to bolster the group’s ability to handle projects worldwide in environmental projects with an emphasis on water, wastewater and waste (solid/hazardous) relying on the skills, experience and expertise of the COWI Group who are regarded internationally as being the leaders in this field.

Aydon will contractually promote the specialist services offered by COWI AS through the group internationally and in territories where we have strategic partnerships and agreements are already in place with Associate Members of the Group covering China, India and Nigeria.
Contact Aydon Consultants for more information
The COWI AS brochure can be viewed on this website.
Click here to download (2.2mb Acrobat PDF)

Announcing the establishment of Aydon Poland with two very experienced partners, to take advantage of the two-way trade opportunities offered by a country which is within the European Union but which still maintains a low cost base. Aydon Poland will cover the rapidly developing Ukraine market as well through it's local network. ...Click here for more information about Aydon Poland

Following on negotiations with Mauricio Calderon a 31 year old Colombian lawyer who graduated at the University of Los Andes in Colombia specialising in Commercial Law, and with an MBA from the University of Technology Sydney with a sub-major in International Business now resident in Sydney, we have concluded an arrangement in terms whereof Mauricio will represent the group's interests in Australia and will report to Juan Pablo Akl our Director South America who is based in Bogota..
Mauricio has worked for several companies in the health, oil, and technology sectors both in Colombia and the USA and for the Colombian government acting as advisor to the Ministry of Social Protection.

To bolster the busy research team we have been joined by Helen Lyons who has been appointed Market Research Director. Helen has an impressive background in sales and banking which gives her the experience neeeded to handle the often intensive projects handled on behalf of international clients. Helen is based in Aydon's UK offices.


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