Events



Industry Dates Location Event Name Presented By

Business

10/25/2018

New York, NY

[Event] Future Company Global Expansion: Where Next?

Taylor Wessing; London & Partners; Japan External Trade Organization; PRIME Paris Region; Berlin Partner; Tel Aviv Yafo

Food & Drink

10/14/2018-10/15/2018

Dallas, TX

[Event] Meet Japanese Food Distributors at Ramen Expo USA

Next Global, Inc.

Business

10/12/2018

Frisco, TX

[Event] A Symposium on Asia-Pacific Economic Integration and the Role of the United States & Japan

Japan External Trade Organization; Dallas Regional Chamber; Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth

Business

9/10/2018

San Francisco, CA

[Event] Japan Innovation Pitch Night 2018

Japan External Trade Organization; US Market Access Center

Manufacturing

9/10/2018-9/15/2018

Chicago, IL

International Manufacturing Technology Show 2018

The Association For Manufacturing Technology

Business

9/5//2018-9/7/2018

San Francisco, CA [Event] Disrupt SF 2018: Japan Pavilion TechCrunch

Business 

08/30/2018

Online
(Anywhere)

[Webinar] How to build a successful sales strategy for Japanese Companies targeting the U.S. Market 
**Only Available in Japanese** 

Japan External Trade Organization

Business

07/31/2018

San Francisco, CA

Japanese METI Minister Seko: Connected Industries and the Japan-Silicon Valley Nexus

Japan Society of Nothern California

Life Science

06/07/2018

Cambridge, MA

Japan Life Sciences Innovation Night

CIC Japan Desk

Food & Drink

5/19/2018-5/22/2018

Chicago, IL

Japan Pavilion at National Restaurant Association Show 2018

National Restaurant Association

Business

5/7/2018-5/9/2018

Houston, TX

Japan-Texas Economic Summit by the US-Japan Council

US-Japan Council

Food & Drink

3/11/2018-3/13/2018

Boston, MA

Seafood Expo North America - Featuring a Japan Pavilion

Seafood Expo North America; Seafood Processing North America

Business

2/27/2018

Richardson, TX

Japan Update Symposium on U.S.-Japan Relations: One Year into the Trump Administration

Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth

Business

1/19/2018

San Jose, CA

[Event] Invest Tokyo Seminar 2018 in Silicon Valley

Tokyo Metropolitan Government; the Japan External Trade Organization

Business

12/5/2017

Online (Anywhere)

[Webinar] How to Successfully Enter Japan’s IoT Sector

Japan External Trade Organization

Food & Drink

11/16/2017

Chicago, IL

Japanese Tea Seminar & Business Matching (Industry Only)

Japan External Trade Organization; the Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago; the Japan America Society of Chicago

Food & Drink

11/15/2017

New York, NY

Japanese Tea Seminar & Business Matching (Industry Only)

Japan External Trade Organization; the Norinchukin Bank

Business

11/9/2017

Online (Anywhere)

[Webinar] How to Effectively Leverage Japanese Social Media Platforms for U.S. Companies Targeting the Japan Market

Japan External Trade Organization

Business

10/20/2017

Atlanta, GA

Japan-US Investment Partnership Forum

Japan External Trade Organization

Food

10/9/2017

Austin, TX

Meet Japanese Food Distributors at Ramen Expo USA

Next Global, Inc.; Japan External Trade Organization; Texas Restaurant Association (TRA)

Business

10/5/2017

San Francisco, CA

Seeking Startups for Partnership Opportunities in Japan

Japan External Tradoe Organization; Plug and Play

Business

6/29/2017

Online (Anywhere)

[Webinar] Key Essentials to Business Incorporation & Hiring Practices in Japan

New York Pharma Forum, Japan External Trade Organization

Food

9/26/2017

Chicago, IL

Network with Distributors & Saké Sommeliers at Saké Tasting Event (Industry Only)

Japan External Trade Organization

Business

6/25/2017

New York, NY

Japan Pavilion Summer Fancy Food Show 2017

Japan External Trade Organization

Business

6/1/2017

New York, NY

What Companies Need to Know to Successfully Enter Japan’s Life Sciences Market

New York Pharma Forum, Japan External Trade Organization

Business

6/15/2017

Chicago, IL

What Role Do Japan & the U.S. Play in the Future of Asia-Pacific Economics?

Japan External Trade Organization; Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Business

5/25/2017

Houston, TX

Farewell, Free Trade? The Trump Administration's Approach to Asia Trade Policy

See List of Sponsors

Business

4/27/2017

San Francisco, CA

The Vault Mashup: Japan & the Nordic Countries

Japan External Trade Organization

Business

3/23/2017

Online (Anywhere)

[Webinar] Japan in 2017: Economic Outlook & Trends, Status of Abenomics, and JETRO's Role in Promoting FDI

Japan External Trade Organization

Food & Drink

3/19/2017

Boston, MA

Seafood Expo North America - Featuring a Japan Pavilion

Seafood Expo North America; Seafood Processing North America

Food & Drink

3/13/2017

Chicago, IL

Find New Flavors from Japan at Our Sake & Food Pairing Event (Industry Only)

Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago; Japan External Trade Organization

Food & Drink

3/10/2017

Los Angeles, CA

Japanese Food Showcase for Professional Food Buyers (Industry Only)

Japan External Trade Organization

Business

3/8/2017

New York, NY

Get Your Business Questions Answered at Our "Japan Week" Booth in Grand Central Terminal

Japan External Trade Organization

Manufacturing

3/1/2017

Redding, CA

Japan Quality Pitch & Demo Night

Japan External Trade Organization

Business

2/21/2017

Chicago, IL

Tohoku Region Update: First-Hand Insights on What's Being Done

Japan External Trade Organization; Japan America Society of Chicago

Fintech

2/22/2017

San Francisco, CA

Building a Business in Japan: Key Legal Insights on Fintech & IP Law

Japan External Trade Organization; UC Hastings - East Asian Legal Studies Program; Japan Society of Northern California

Healthcare

2/9/2017

Golden Valley, MN

Japan's Regenerative Medicine Market: Opportunities for Minnesota Companies

Japan External Trade Organization; Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI); Medical Alley Association

Medical Device

1/24/2017

Online (Anywhere)

[Webinar] Entering Japan's Medical Device Market

Japan External Trade Organization

Energy

1/30/2017 - 1/31/2017

Los Angeles, CA

VerdeXchange 2016 Conference

See List of Sponsors

Food & Drink

1/22/2017 - 1/24/2017

San Francisco, CA

Japanese Food Showcase at the 2017 Winter Fancy Food Show

Specialty Food Association

Business

11/16/2016

Sunnyvale, CA

Japanese Hidden Gems: Technology Pitching and Networking Event

Japan External Trade Organization

Business

11/4/2016

Seattle, WA

Building a Business in Japan: Key Legal & Business Perspectives

Univeristy of Washington School of Law Asian Law Center & Japan External Trade Organization

Business

11/4/2016

Boston, MA

Business Globalization Forum 2016

Business Globalization Forum

FinTech

10/28/2016

Online (Anywhere)

[JETRO San Francisco Webinar] Key Trends in Japan's FinTech Market

Japan External Trade Organization

Healthcare

10/6/2016

Online (Anywhere)

[JETRO San Francisco Webinar] Introduction to Japan's Digital Healthcare Market

Japan External Trade Organization

Food & Drink

9/2/2016-9/4/2016

Los Angeles, CA

JETRO Booth at the Los Angeles Culinary Showcase "The Taste"

Los Angeles Times

AgTech

9/1/2016

Online (Anywhere)

[JETRO San Francisco Webinar] Business Opportunities in Japan's AgTech Industry

Japan External Trade Organization

Business

8/23/2016

Sunnyvale, CA

Seeking Startups for Partnership Opportunities in Japan

Japan External Trade Organization, Plug and Play

Business

8/02/2016

San Francisco, CA

Discover Osaka: Business Seminar and Networking Reception

Japan External Trade Organization, City of Osaka, County of San Francisco

Internet of Things (IoT)

7/21/2016

Online (Anywhere)

[JETRO San Francisco Webinar] How to Make the Most of Japan's IoT Market Gap

Japan External Trade Organization

Business

7/14/2016

Online (Anywhere)

[Webinar] Three Keys to Business Success in Japan: Legal, Tax & Labor Management

Japan External Trade Organization, Radius

Food & Drink

6/26/2016

New York, NY

JETRO Pavilion at Summer Fancy Food Show

Specialty Food Association

Business

6/22/2016

Online (Anywhere)

[Japanese Only] Southern California Innovation Webinar

Japan External Trade Organization

Biotechnology

6/6/2016

San Francisco, CA

JETRO Organizes Japan Pavilion at BIO Conference

See List of Sponsors

CleanTech

5/26/2016

Online (Anywhere)

[Webinar] Japan's Energy Industry Shakeup, and What It Means for CleanTech Companies Who Want in On One of the World's Largest Energy Markets

Japan External Trade Organization

Business & Tech

5/25/2016

Oakland, CA

Unlocking New Opportunities: Japan's Tech Industry, Changes & Trends in 2016

JETRO, 2.0akland, The Port Workspaces

Technology & Legal

5/6/2016

Online (Webinar)

Webinar: Robotics, AI & the Law

Japan External Trade Organization, Japan Society of Northern California

Life Science

4/28/2016

Online (Anywhere)

[FREE WEBINAR] Emerging Opportunities: Regulatory Changes to Japan's Healthcare Environment

Japan External Trade Organization

Biotechnology

3/25/2016

Bothell, CA

Biomedical Regulatory Reform and the Funding Landscape of Japan 

Japan External Trade Organization & Infra Innovations; University of Washington, Bothell

Life Science

3/18/2016

Cambridge, MA

The Life Science Sector of Japan: Deregulation, Expedited Approval, Open for Business

Japan External Trade Organization & The Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment (MOITI)

Games

3/14/2016

San Francisco, CA

JETRO Features Eleven Japanese Companies at Game Connection

Game Connection America 2016; Japan External Trade Organization

Biotechnology

3/15/2016

Tokyo, Japan

13th Annual Bio Asia International Conference

Biotechnology Innovation Organization & Japan Bioindustry Association

Business

3/09/2016

Chicago, IL

Creating a New Tohoku: Firsthand Observations on its Recovery and an Update on the Economy- Insights on the Fifth Anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake

Japan External Trade Organization; Consulate-General of Japan in Chicago; The Japan America Society of Chicago; Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Chicago; Chicago Sister Cities International; Grant Thornton LLP

Food & Drink

3/6/2016

Boston, MA

Seafood Expo North America - Japan Pavilion

Seafood Expo North America

Manufacturing

2/11/2016

Redwood City, CA

Pitch & Demo Event for Machine Parts and Tooling Industries

Japan External Trade Organization

Business & Legal

2/2/2016

San Francisco, CA

“Opportunity Knocks in Japan”- A Business and Legal Perspective

JETRO; UC Hastings Law School; Japan Society of Northern California

Food & Beverage

1/21/2016

Culver City, CA

Japan Food Showcase

JETRO & New School of Cooking

Food & Beverage

1/17/2016

San Francisco, CA

Japan Pavilion at the Winter Fancy Food Show 2016

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Healthcare

2015/11/29

Chicago, IL

JETRO to Host Japan Pavilion at Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting - November 29 Through December 4, 2015

Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)

Business

2015/11/29

Online

Invest Tokyo Webinar 2015 - Japanese with English Translation

Business Development Center Tokyo

Food & Beverage

2015/12/1

Berkeley, CA

Nippon Gochiso Select Available in Berkeley Bowl West This Fall - October 29 Through December 19, 2015

Nippon Gochiso Select

Food & Beverage

2015/06/16 Chicago, IL Experience Japan, Chicago! JETRO
Business 2015/06/28 New York, NY Invest Japan Seminar 2015 in New York JETRO
Business 2015/06/16 San Francisco, CA Doing Business in Japan - BioMedical Cluster, Kobe - City of KOBE
Life Science 2015/06/15-18 Philadelphia, PA

Japanese Companies Exhibit at Biotechnology Convention in Philadelphia

BIO technology industry accociation
Food & Beverage 2015/06/28 - 30 New York, NY Japan Pavilion at the Summer Fancy Food Show 2015 JETRO
Cleantech 2014/12/09 Orlando, FL JETRO Booth at Renewable Energy World Conference and Expo North America
Power-Gen International Exposition
To other site
JETRO
Business 2014/12/04 Chicago, IL ABENOMICS & THE JAPAN-US ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIPTo other site International Business Council of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, Consulate General of Japan at Chicago & JETRO
Film 2014/11/22 San Francisco, CA Award of Honor GalaTo other site Japan Society of Northern California
Business 2014/11/20 Palo Alto, CA CrowdFinancing: Moving Beyond Kickstarter Keizai Society
Business 2014/10/30 San Antonio, TX "Explore Japan" (JETRO Seminar) @International Business Forum 2014: Explore | Connect | ExpandTo other site Free Trade Alliance San Antonio
Culture 2014/10/07 San Francisco, CA “JAPANTOWN” and “TOKYO KILL” author Barry Lancet on writing mystery-thrillers with a Japanese themeTo other site Japan Society of Northern California
Healthcare 2014/09/23 Santa Clara, CA "Deep Dive" - JETRO Sponsored Seminar @ Health 2.0 JETRO
Business 2014/09/23 New York, NY INVEST JAPAN SEMINAR 2014 - Corporate Growth Opportunities and Japan’s Economic AgendaTo other site
>> Find event report and presentation slides here.
JETRO
Food & Beverage 2014/09/22 Palo Alto, CA The Future of Food in a Resource Constrained World Keizai Society
Business 2014/09/18 San Francisco, CA Big in Japan Series: Victoria Tsai, CEO, Tatcha “A Business Devoted to Japanese BeautyTo other site Japan Society of Northern California
Food & Beverage 2014/09/17 Chicago, IL A Fall Tasting Event: Chicago Welcomes JapanTo other site JETRO
Business 2014/09/12 Palo Alto, CA TechMatch Japan Silicon Valley in Palo AltoTo other site JETRO & US Market Access Center (US-MAC)
Business 2014/09/11 San Francisco, CA TechMatch Japan Silicon Valley in SFTo other site JETRO & US Market Access Center (US-MAC)
Business 2014/09/08 - 10 San Francisco, CA Japan Startup Pavilion @ TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2014To other site JETRO
Business 2014/09/07 - 09 Des Moines, IA Midwest U.S.-Japan Association ConferenceTo other site Midwest U.S.-Japan Association
Design 2014/08/17 - 20 New York, NY Japan Pavilion at NY NOW 2014 Summer JETRO
Business 2014/08/03 Sunnyvale, CA Keizai Society and SunBridge TANABATA - Summer Networking in the ParkTo other site Keizai Society
Business 2014/07/10 New York, NY "Invest Tokyo Seminar in NY: Ride Tokyo's Momentum" The Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Business 2014/07/09 Menlo Park, CA Innovation Drivers: High-Value Collaboration Ties Between Japan and the San Francisco Bay AreaTo other site Bay Area Council Economic Institute
Food & Beverage 2014/06/29 - 07/01 New York, NY Japan Pavilion @ Summer Fancy Food Show 2014 JETRO
Biotech 2014/06/27 La Jolla, CA Japan-U.S. Bio-Tech Business MatchingTo other site JETRO
Business 2014/06/24 Mountain View, CA Working Effectively with JapaneseTo other site Japan Intercultural Consulting
Biotech 2014/06/23 - 26 San Diego, CA Japan Pavilion at 2014 BIO International Convention
>> Japanese industry and market posters are available.
JETRO
Food & Beverage 2014/06/19 - 21 New York, NY Japan Booth @ International Franchise Expo 2014 JETRO
Business 2014/06/12 Los Angeles, CA Asia-Pacific Economic Integration ConferenceTo other site JETRO
Business 2014/06/11 Mountain View, CA Big In Japan Series - John H. Kispert, CEO, Spansion: "Integrating a Major Acquisition in Japan"To other site Japan Society of Northern California
Food & Beverage 2014/06/10 Chicago, IL A Chicago Tasting Event from JAPANTo other site JETRO
ICT 2014/05/21 Mountain View, CA Demystifying Big Data Keizai Society
Automotive 2014/03/18 Palo Alto, CA Latest Trends for the Connected Car - Exploring How The Internet Can Change The Automobile ExperienceTo other site Keizai Society
Games 2014/03/17 - 19 San Francisco, CA Japan/JETRO Booth @ Game Connection America 2014 JETRO
Food & Beverage 2014/03/16 - 18 Boston, MA Japan Pavilion at The Seafood Expo North America 2014 JETRO
Business 2014/03/13 Chicago, IL Japan is Back: The Phenomenon of Abenomics JETRO
ICT 2014/03/13 Palo Alto, CA Japanese Investor Pitch EventTo other site JETRO
Cleantech 2014/03/12 - 13 San Francisco, CA Japan-U.S. Clean Tech Opportunities: Navigating Post-Fukushima Japan @ Cleantech Forum JETRO
Business 2014/03/12 St. Louis, MO Kizuna Economic Seminar JETRO
ICT 2014/03/11 Redwood City, CA Leading Edge Japan 2014To other site
Agenda
JETRO
Business 2014/03/04 - 20 (Tuesdays & Thursdays) (Online) Succeeding in a Japanese Company - The Japan Intercultural TelesummitTo other site Japan Intercultural Consulting
Business 2014/02/25 Palo Alto, CA Silicon Valley Rediscovers JapanTo other site Japan Society of Northern California
Business 2014/02/11 Redwood City, CA JETRO Silicon Valley Innovation Program Pitch EventTo other site JETRO
Business 2014/02/10 San Francisco, CA Japan - U.S. Business & Technology Symposium 2014
>> Videos are available!
JETRO
Design 2014/02/02 - 06 New York, NY JETRO Pavilion at NY NOW 2014 JETRO
Business 2014/01/31 Palo Alto, CA 24th Anniversary Shinnenkai Reception Keizai Society U.S. - Japan Business Forum
ICT 2014/01/28 Austin, TX JETRO IT Seminar 2014 JETRO
Food & Beverage 2014/01/19 - 21 San Francisco, CA JETRO Pavilion at The Winter Fancy Food Show JETRO