Japan Day - Business Opportunities in Japan - 15 May 2017
Apr 28, 2017
Date: Monday 15th May 2017
Time: 13.30-16.15 (followed by networking reception)
Venue: Team Finland House, Auditorium, Porkkalankatu 1, Helsinki, Finland
Japan is re-emerging! The Japanese economy is back on track to recovery after two lost decades. Through large scale monetary easing, tax reform and various deregulation, it is showing growth again.
You have a unique opportunity to network with Japanese and Finnish business professionals with whom you can spur your plans to start or expand your business in/to/from Japan.
You can also hear from inspiring high-level speakers from Japanese and Finnish companies about business opportunities, success stories and challenges.
Click here to register (free of charge).
Programme* <MC: Mr Jukka Viitanen (CEO, Resolute HQ Inc)>
13.30-13.35 Opening Remarks (His Excellency Jota Yamamoto, Ambassador Extraordinary and
Plenipotentiary, Embassy of Japan in Finland)
13.35-13.55 Presentation - Business Opportunity
(Mr Kentaro Kata, JETRO Industry Expert/Representative Partner of EXA Partners)
13.55-14.10 Presentation - Business Opportunities and support to Finnish companies
(Mr Marko Salonen, Head of Trade Centre, Finpro Japan)
14.10-14.25 Case Study 1 (Mr Tuomas Routto, COO of Reaktor)
14.25-14.40 Case Study 2 (Mr Ilmo Kuutti, President of NAPA Group)
14.40-14.55 Case Study 3 (Mr Yuichiro Hayata, Managing Director of Murata Electronics Oy)
<14.55-15.10 Coffee Break>
15.10-16.10 Panel Discussion <Moderator: Mr Jukka Viitanen>
Panellists: Reaktor, Mr Tuomas Routto, COO
Murata Electronics Oy, Mr Yuichiro Hayata, Managing Director
NAPA Group, Mr Ilmo Kuutti, President
Kiosked, name TBC
Link-Motion, Mr Kanae Kubota, Sales and Business Development Director, Japan
16.10-16.15 Closing Remarks (His Excellency Jukka Siukosaari, Ambassador, Embassy of Finland in Japan)
16.15-17.30 Networking Reception - with Japanese drink and food
*The programme may be subject to change.
This event is organised by JETRO and Finpro in co-operation with partners:
- Embassy of Japan in Finland
- Finnish-Japanese Chamber of Commerce
- Embassy of Finland in Japan
- Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
- Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland
- Tekes - the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation
For more information, please contact Mr Thomas Taylor, Investment Team, JETRO London at: LDN_Invest@jetro.go.jp or 020 7421 8315.