Market Focus: Japan (Geneva seminar, Feb. 20)

Jan 09, 2020

JETRO, in collaboration with S-GE and CCIG, is pleased to inform you about the following event:

Market Focus: Japan

February 20, 2020 / 7:30 - 9:30 am

Venue: CCIG, Boulevard du Théâtre 4, Geneva

JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization) is a government-related organization promoting mutual trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world. JETRO, in collaboration with the CCIG and S-GE (Switzerland Global Enterprise), cordially invites you to a conference on Japan. Japan offers great growth opportunities for Swiss innovative companies with a desire to expand and strengthen their business in Asia. This event will provide you with up to date information on governmental efforts to attract Swiss innovative companies. In addition, it will give a unique chance to talk with real experts of Japan able to give you the right keys to enter and grow on this market. Last but not least you will hear a testimonial of a Swiss start-up that decided to invest in Japan.


07:30 ǀ Registration


08:00 ǀ Welcome address

Mr. Vincent Subilia, Director CCIG


08:05 ǀ 5 reasons to Invest in Japan

Mr. Takashi Wada, Director General, JETRO Geneva


08:25 ǀ Business culture in Japan: points on establishing and running an operation

Mr. Charles Ochsner, Attorney at Law, CHPM Tokyo 


08:45 ǀ Challenges in Japan that create good opportunities for Swiss companies:

Ageing society and shortage of human resources

Mr. Alain Graf, Senior Consultant Asia, S-GE


09:05 ǀ Swiss start-up that opened an affiliate in Japan

Healthy animals, happy animals  

Mr. Duncan Sutherland, CEO, Twenty Green


09:25 ǀ Closing remark


09:30 ǀ Networking

Please note that this seminar will be in English

Participation: 25.- for CCIG, JETRO and S-GE members 50.- for non-members

To register:

Program in PDF PDF

Speakers' Biographies PDF