Global Connections Event: MATRADE x GoBiz USA

Event Attendees

Event Attendees

JOHOR BAHRU, MalaysiaAug. 18, 2023PRLog — On Wednesday, August 16th, in Johor Bahru (Peninsular Malaysia), there was an unmistakable atmosphere of anticipation in the city. Amidst the regular hustle and bustle on the streets, there was an added energy; a sense of purpose that was hard to miss.

The reason was the long awaited “Global Connections” event at the Malaysia Productivity Corporation in Bandar Baru UDA where we were scheduled to present on the speaker panel. Armed with a keen sense of observation and a commitment to detail, our GoBiz USA Malaysia team set out to immerse themselves in this significant event, eager to set the stage for opportunities and provide new avenues of business for those who are ready to expand.

The event collaboration between GoBiz and MATRADE proved to be a game-changer for many local businesses and here is what we have to report for all of those who missed this meeting of the minds.

Event Highlights

  • Date and Time: August 16, 2023, 8.45am to 2.00pm
  • Intention: To shed light on the vast potentials of cross-border e-commerce, especially for MSMEs.

The Day’s Agenda

  • Creating an awareness about the vast potential of cross-border e-commerce for Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).
  • Showcasing various platforms that MSMEs can use for their cross-border e-commerce ventures.
  • Introducing MATRADE’s unique trade promotion programs linked to digital trade.

While the event targeted MSMEs and business organizations based in Johor, it was graced by a plethora of enthusiastic participants from various industries and backgrounds.

GoBiz USA’s Malaysia team played an instrumental role in this event. As a proud partner of MATRADE, we were privileged to:

  • Engage with the audience during a speaking slot, sharing invaluable insights and experiences.
  • Set up a kiosk for one-on-one consultations. This personal touch provided many MSMEs with tailored advice, helping them navigate the complex waters of digital trade.

Event Outcome

It’s essential to highlight that the guests came with high hopes and were not disappointed. They learned new insights and made connections with others in the market. We’re thrilled to report that many walked away with more than they anticipated.

For the GoBiz USA Malaysia team, the reception was overwhelmingly positive. MSMEs seemed keen to understand the intricacies of digital trade and cross-border e-commerce, signaling a bright future for businesses ready to tap into global markets.

Vision for the Future

This collaboration between MATRADE and GoBiz USA is just the beginning. We aim to foster an environment where MSMEs feel empowered to explore digital avenues. By bridging the gap between traditional business models and the digital frontier, we hope to see more MSMEs thriving on global platforms.

The “Global Connections” event was more than just an event; it was a leap towards a digitally inclusive future for businesses. Here at GoBiz USA, we’re excited about what the future holds, and we’re eager to be a part of your journey.

Stay connected with us, and let’s explore the digital world together!

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KT Connections is a 2023 Managed Service Provider Awards Winner

 KT Connections, Inc., a leading provider of managed technology solutions, announced today their reception of the 2023 Managed Service Provider 500 award. Additionally, CRN named KT Connections to its Managed Service provider list in the Pioneer 250 category for 2023. CRN’s MSP 500 List identifies the industry-leading service providers in North America who are driving a new wave of growth and innovation for the channel through forward-thinking approaches to managed services, helping end users increase efficiency and simplify IT solutions while maximizing their return on investment.

“A progressive MSP draws referral business and we’ve seen significant growth from our high customer satisfaction scores amongst our managed IT customers. It’s exciting to be recognized for that success with CRN’s recognition, our continued expansion into new markets while maintaining a very high level of service delivery,” says Rodd Ahrenstorff, Partner at KT Connections.

This news comes in the wake of many recent accomplishments of the company, including:

– Receiving the 2023 Allworx APEX Platinum award.
– Receiving the Top Lifetime Achievement Partner award from Scale Computing.
– Expansion of its services into the Front Range in Wyoming & Colorado.

“We see our clients moving more workloads to the cloud including edge computing and away from silos of on-prem infrastructure. With this shift, securing cloud and edge environments will be both a challenge & opportunity as workloads move to distinct cloud platforms,” says Casey Parker, Vice President at KT Connections, when discussing the biggest opportunity within managed services.

About KT Connections
Founded in 1997, KT Connections’ primary mission is to help people thrive and empower them through better technology, striving to understand and help deliver on each customer’s particular needs. Serving over 350 customers annually throughout the western states, KT Connections delivers services such as Complete Managed IT, Cybersecurity & Firewall Suite, Physical Surveillance/Door Access/Alarm Monitoring, Telecommunications, IT Infrastructure, Conference & Smart Rooms, and Technology Consulting. For more information about KT Connections, visit the website at or call 1-888-891-4201.

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Community connections come first at Carluccio, Leone, Dimon, Doyle & Sacks

The Toms River law firm makes it part of its mission to support local nonprofit organizations.

CLDDS at Dementia & Awareness Day.

CLDDS at Dementia & Awareness Day.

TOMS RIVER, N.J.Oct. 18, 2022PRLog — Community connections come first at one local Toms River law firm. Carluccio, Leone, Dimon, Doyle & Sacks (CLDDS) makes it part of its mission to support and promote various local nonprofit and community organizations. The law firm has recently supported the Ocean County YMCA, Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey and Ocean’s Harbor House – among many others.

Earlier this month, CLDDS was pleased to sponsor the Ocean County YMCA’s 2022 Red Triangle Reception, honoring Russell Whitman, Esq.

Jonathan Petro, Managing Partner of CLDDS, sits on the Y’s Volunteer Board of Directors. “It is our pleasure to support the Ocean County YMCA as it works tirelessly to strengthen communities and be a place to play, learn, be healthy, live well and give back,” he said.

The Ocean County YMCA ( is committed to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. “CLDDS is inspired by the Y’s mission and watches firsthand as the nonprofit continues to make measurable impact in our community,” Petro added.

Most recently, the firm participated in the Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey’s Dementia Awareness and Wellness Day at Calgo Gardens in Freehold.

Annemarie Schreiber, Certified Elder Law Attorney at CLDDS, sits on the Board of Directors for Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey. “This impactful event offered education and resources to the loved ones of those suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s, with a focus on prevention, diagnosis, care and support,” said Schreiber.

Caregiver Volunteers of Central ( Jersey is an interfaith nonprofit agency dedicated to providing free supportive services to the frail elderly and the home-bound, enabling them to live independently and with dignity in their own homes. “This nonprofit envisions living in a world where elders and caregivers are cared for and honored,” said Schreiber. “And that’s something all of us at CLDDS are proud to support.”

Looking to the future, CLDDS is sponsoring Ocean’s Harbor House’s ( A Walk in their shoes on November 6th.  The two-mile walk coincides with National Homeless Youth Awareness Month.

Petro, a previous honoree of Ocean’s Harbor House, would like to commend the nonprofit for tirelessly providing shelter, support and services for vulnerable youth in our community.

“These efforts enable youth to unlock their potential by learning skills that empower them to build successful lives, relationships, and futures, said Petro. “This has been the nonprofit’s cornerstone for over 33 years.”

About Carluccio, Leone, Dimon, Doyle & Sacks, LLC

Carluccio, Leone, Dimon, Doyle & Sacks, LLC is one of the Jersey Shore’s leading full-service law firms, encompassing a wide variety of practice areas. The firm strives to be a value-added provider of legal services and obtain the very best possible results for its clients. To learn more, visit