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Latest Updates"Yokohama" Seminar on the Promotion of Foreign Investment in Yokohama(March 28)

Mar 04, 2016

- Yokohama, the City Businesses Choose -
Boasting a business environment with excellent access to public transportations and a comfortable and safe living environment that international workers can enjoy, Yokohama sets top-level siting support programs in place and welcomes companies from overseas. It currently hosts a number of headquarters of global firms, research facilities etc., and keeps growing as an international business city.  This seminar introduces “the attraction of Yokohama and why so many companies have chosen this city?” to foreign affiliated companies.

Date Monday, March 28th, 2016, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
(door will open at 1:20 p.m.)

The Peninsula TokyoExternal site: a new window will open. (1-8-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)
*Connected directly to underground exits A6 and A7 of Hibiya and Yurakucho stations of the Tokyo Metro.

*3-minute walk from exit C4 of Ginza Station of the Tokyo Metro.
*3-minute walk from the Hibiya exit of JR Yurakucho Station.

  • Opening Greeting(2:00 p.m.‐2:05 p.m.)
    Director General of Economic Affairs Bureau, City of Yokohama Takumi Hayashi
  • Keynote Speech(2:05 p.m.‐3:15 p.m.)
    "The Appeal of Japan for Direct Investment"
    Graduates School of Economics, Faculty of Economics, The University of Tokyo Professor Motoshige Itoh
  • Speeches: Companies with a base in Yokohama(3:30 p.m.‐4:20 p.m.)
    1."Dow Japan Development Center(Yokohama): Accelerating Toward Collaborative Innovation"
        Dow Japan Development Center Leader, Dow Chemical Japan Ltd. Yuichi Urano
    2."The business and site deployment strategy for Japan OEMs of Tenneco as global supplier Japan"
        General Manager, Tenneco Japan Ltd. Yasuharu Shimonishi
  • Mayor's Presentation(4:20 p.m.‐4:50 p.m.)
    "Why Businesses Choose Yokohama" 
    Mayor of Yokohama Fumiko Hayashi
  • Networking (5:00 p.m.‐6:00 p.m.)
Economic Affairs Bureau, City of YokohamaExternal site: a new window will open.
Host City of Yokohama
Support JETRO Yokohama
Participants Foreign‐affiliated companies
Language English/Japanese (with simultaneous translation)

Admission Free

Seats available Capacity is 150 people. If applications exceed capacity, participants will be selected by lottery
Deadline of Application As soon as the number of application reaches capacity, the window will be closed.

Please apply by either of the methods below.

(1) Email registration (Available both in English and Japanese)
Send the following information to corporate@toyokeizai.co.jp
* Company Name
* Office Address
* Applicant's Name(s)
* Section and Position
* Phone Number
* Email Address
* How did you find this seminar (Direct mail, email, or others)
(2) Online registration (only in Japanese)

Please apply through the following website:  Toyo Keizai, Inc.External site: a new window will open.

Toyo Keizai Forum Bureau
E-mail: corporate@toyokeizai.co.jp