[Event] Invest Tokyo Seminar 2018 in Silicon Valley

Dec 11, 2017

nvest Tokyo Seminar 2018 in Silicon Valley

Hear Japanese government officials and market experts discuss IT trends and business incentives for foreign companies in Japan.


January 19, 2018
1:00-3:30 PM PST

Accenture (San Jose office)
Room 1104, 11th floor
50 W San Fernando St. #1100 San Jose, CA

Cost: FREE
Deadline: January 12, 2018

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The Tokyo Metropolitan Government, in joint sponsorship with Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), will be holding the event, “Invest Tokyo Seminar 2018 in Silicon Valley”, in San Jose, California, U.S., on January 19th, 2018.

This event will serve as a great opportunity for executives of US companies, providing the latest information on the current state of Japan's IT industry, inward investment policies, business opportunities in Japan, and investment incentives. After the seminar, a networking event will also be held.

Click here for the website of Invest Tokyo Seminar 2018.


Primarily local IT companies interested in investing in Japan.




Thirty people (pre-registration required). The event host may grant entry to selected individuals if capacity is exceeded.


First Session

1:00 PM

Reception Starts

1:30-2:30 PM

1. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government's initiatives to attract foreign companies

Tomoe Otsuka

Director for Attraction of Foreign Companies Coordination Division

Office of the Governor for Policy Planning Tokyo Metropolitan Government

2. JETRO's activities to promote direct investment in Japan

Yasuhiro Nagamatsu

Executive Director, JETRO San Francisco

3. Prospects and attractiveness of entry into the Japanese market, and recent cases of global companies' entry (tentative)

Hiroshi Ebara

Managing Director on FDI Promotion for the Technology Industry

Accenture Japan Ltd.

James Hoover

Access to Tokyo San Francisco

4. How we can advance your business in Japan

Tatsuhiro Asano

Deputy General Manager , Global Corporate Team

International Corporate & Institutional Banking Department, Mizuho Bank Ltd.

5. Question and answer session

Second Session

2:30-3:30 PM

Networking event


Please send an e-mail including the following information to Access to Tokyo San Francisco.

  1. Participant name
  2. Company name
  3. Company address
  4. Department
  5. Title
  6. Type of industry 
  7. URL
  8. Telephone 
  9. E-mail address

Access to Tokyo San Francisco e-mail address: SanFrancisco@access2tokyo.com


This event is hosted by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, and the Japan External Trade Organization.