[Press Release] JETRO To Host Technology Seminar in Houston

Oct 07, 2015



HOUSTON, TX October 7, 2015 – On Thursday, October 22, the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) will host a free business seminar for U.S. businesses interested in entering the Japanese technology market. The seminar will provide an overview of current Japanese consumer market trends, as well as highlight key industries with the most growth opportunity for U.S. companies. The event will be held at the Houston Technology Center between 8:30-11:00 a.m. and requires pre-registration through JETRO.


To register for this event, please visit JETRO's event page here: JETRO REGISTRATION PAGE


Event speakers include Huan Le, Chief Administrative Officer of DiCentral, a leading innovator in supply chain management solutions and B2B integration that successfully opened its first branch in Tokyo in December 2014; Makoto Abe, JETRO’s Japan Technology Advisor with over 25 years of experience working in U.S.-Japan business relations; and Richard Ryan, Director: Commercial Service for the U.S. Department of Commerce.


Mr. Abe will address several industries, including FinTech, Wireless and Mobile, BYOD, Gaming, IT Security, M2M and IoT, Data Centers, Cloud Computing, SDx, Smart Grid and Green IT, and Healthcare IT.


Early registrants will have the opportunity to reserve a one-on-one, free, private consultation with Mr. Abe following the seminar. Interested parties must email JETRO Houston Event Organizer Keith Sanders directly at keith_sanders@jetro.go.jp to secure a time slot.


The event is co-hosted by Houston Technology Center and the Consulate-General of Japan in Houston, and supported by Invest Japan, U.S. Commercial Service, City of Houston Mayor’s Office of Trade and International Affairs, Japan America Society of Houston, Rice Alliance, and Greater Houston Partnership.