Working Exchange with the Keidanren in San Francisco

May 21, 2019

GG Bridge

Engage with one of Japan's most elite and influential business communities about its upcoming visions for Japanese-Bay Area business relations.


May 30, 2019
4:00 - 6:00 PM PST

353 Sacramento St.
Suite 1000
San Francisco, CA 94111
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The Bay Area Council Economic Institute is pleased to invite you to a working meeting with leaders of the Keidanren, Japan’s leading business and industrial organization. Keidanren’s membership includes the leadership of Japan’s major companies and is a highly influential voice in Japanese economic policy. Among its newest initiatives is Society 5.0, a visionary plan for how Japan can grow and transform by harnessing innovation and digital technology.

The delegation will be led by the chair of Keidanren’s Sub-Committee on U.S. Relations, Mr. Eiichi Yoshikawa, Deputy President of Mitsubishi UFJ Bank, the parent company of San Francisco’s Union Bank. In addition to US-Japan trade negotiations, discussion will focus on the California-Japan economic relationship, Japanese investment in California, corporate social responsibility initiatives, and opportunities for Japanese startups. This interactive forum will be followed by an informal reception.

Please contact Noriya Tarutani at JETRO San Francisco about registering, at


The Bay Area Council Economic Institute