Almost every young businessman expexting opportunities for exhibiting abroad. By promoting business in the other coutry, open the opportunity to expand the market so businesses can grow wider. This is what is felt Saptuari Sugiharto, owner of Kedai Digital from Yogyakarta. In August 2010 , Saptu with three other winners of Wirausaha Mandiri Award get the opportunity to attended an Asia Business Exhibition in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This exhibition attended by hundreds of companies from several countries in Asia, are like Malaysia, Singapore, India, Hong Kong and India. "At least the visitors there already know what is the products of Kedai Digital," said Saptu, the winner of Wirausaha Mandiri Award year 2007. Various coaching, workshops, promotion and facilitation from Bank Mandiri proved able to boost their business performance. This can be seen on Saptu business growth, in year of 2007, he has only 11 outlets with 85 employees, and has not run a system of partnerships. Currently, Kedai Digital reaches to 55 outlets in 34 cities with 330 employees.
Saptuari Sugiharto - Denny Delyandri - Henky Eko Sriyantono
The same was felt by Denni Delyandri, winner of the Wirausaha Mandiri Award Year 2008. Before getting coaching and the promotion of Bank Mandiri, the owner of Banana Cake "Pisang Villa" from Batam has 4 branches and 65 employees. He currently has 7 branches with a total of 130 employees. "Effects of promotion and guidance of Bank Mandiri is very pronounced. Turnover also rose by 200 percent, "said Denni.
A significant progress was also felt by Henky Eko Sriyantono, owner of the Malang Meatballs with brand "Cak Eko", who became the winner of Wirausaha Mandiri 2008. Previously he only has 80 outlets. Currently grown into 135 stores. Employees also be 500 of people from before about 300. The average turnover was up 20 percent per year. "Branding the business is also becoming more known to the public," said Cak Eko.Source : Tempo Booklet