[POSTPONED] Connect & Create: Japanese Manufacturers Reverse Pitch and Networking in Chicago
Feb 25, 2020
UPDATE: THE FOLLOWING EVENT HAS BEEN INDEFINITELY POSTPONED DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.
DATE & TIME
March 24, 2020
1:30 - 5:30 PM CST
222 West Merchandise Mart
Chicago, IL 60654
JETRO Chicago is organizing a ‘Reverse Pitch' and business matching event at the Chicago Connectory located in the Merchandise Mart, featuring global and diversified Japanese companies.
At this event, you will hear short ' Reverse Pitches' from each of the companies below. These companies will be outlining their company’s investment initiatives, technology strategies and challenges, and industry-specific partnership interests.
After highlighting Japanese companies’ technology and business needs, attendees will have the opportunity to network with top decision-makers and engineers from each company to present their solutions and ideas through a free business matching app called Swapcard. Please note that after registering attendees will receive a separate email from Swapcard to request pre-arranged 10 minute meetings with companies.
Focused technologies include: IIoT, Smart Manufacturing, Industry 4.0, Productivity Improvement, Monitoring, AI, Mobility, Blockchain, Cybersecurity, Communication, Energy, GPS.
|1:30 - 2:00 PM||Registration & Networking|
|2:00 - 3:30 PM||Introduction, Reverse Pitches, Q&A|
|3:30 - 5:30 PM||Business Matching & Networking Reception|
- American Furukawa is a supplier of innovative, high quality parts for the automotive, electronics, infrastructure and medical industries.
Fujitsu is the leading Japanese global information and communication technology (ICT) company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services.
NEC has delivered communications and IT infrastructure that has continuously helped transform operational safety and efficiency and how people live, work and collaborate.
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) is a core member of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG), a Tokyo-based bank holding company that is ranked among the largest 25 banks globally by assets under management.
Okaya USA is global leader in steel manufacturing and processing and has established a global supply network for other companies to acquire heavy machinery.
… and more coming.
Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)