Business opportunities and challenges for industrial SMEs in Japan (St-Gallen seminar, Dec. 4)
Oct 16, 2018
The Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) in collaboration with Commerzbank Switzerland and SME-Ventus, jointly invite you to this event where new business and investment opportunities will be identified and deep linkages with Japan may be forged.
At this event you will have the opportunity to receive valuable information from country experts and executives from Swiss SMEs active in Japan who share their personal experiences, difficulties encountered and in-depth insights into the Japanese market. After the event you will have enough time to meet other participants and share your experiences at our cocktail.
Tuesday, December 4th, St. Gallen, 16:30-19:30
16:30 Guests registration and welcome coffee
17:30 Welcome and opening remarks
Mr. André Merz, Head of International and Swiss (SME) Desk, Commerzbank Switzerland
Mr. Takashi Wada, Director General, JETRO Geneva
18:00 A few key points on establishing and running an operation in Japan
Mr. Charles Ochnser, Attorney at law, CHPM Tokyo
18:25 How Swiss SME's can compete with local companies in the highly regulated Japanese medtech sector
Mr. Andreas Renfer, Sales Director, Ziemer Ophthalmic System AG
18:50 Converting a crisis into success
Mr. Adriano Gut, Product Manager, SwissQPrint AG
19:15 JETRO Services
Ms. Fumi Jokura, Director, JETRO Geneva
19:30 Closing & Apéro Riche with networking
The event will be moderated by Mr. Marcello Piccirillo, Managing Partner, SME-Ventus GmbH
The event will be held in English and is free of charge but registration is mandatory.
Limited seating available.
Please register no later than 25th November 2018 by clicking on:
Radisson Blu Hotel, Room Paris, St. Jakob-Strasse 55, CH-9000 St. Gallen
Parking is available on site
Entrepreneurs, Managing Directors, Sales or Country Managers from industrial SMEs.
The event is kindly supported and hosted by
JETRO / COMMERZBANK / SME-Ventus
A PDF version of the program is avaiable here.