Time: 15.5.2017 at 13:00 - 17:30
Venue: Team Finland House, Auditorium, Porkkalankatu 1, Helsinki
The event is free of charge and language of the event is English
Japan is re-emerging! The Japanese economy is back on a recovery track after two lost decades. Through large scale monetary easing, tax reform and various deregulation, it is showing growth again.
You have a unique opportunity to network with Japanese and Finnish business professionals with whom you can spar your plans to start or expand your business in/to/from Japan.
You can also hear from inspiring high-level speakers from Japanese and Finnish companies about business opportunities, success stories and challenges.
More information: Ms Sirpa Kemppinen, Marketing Coordinator, Finpro, mob. +358 400 717 127, firstname.lastname@example.org
The event is organized by JETRO and Finpro in co-operation with the following partners:
Finnish-Japanese Chamber of Commerce
Embassy of Finland in Japan
Embassy of Japan in Finland
Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland
Tekes – the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation
Master of Ceremonies: Mr. Jukka Viitanen, CEO, Resolute HQ Inc
Registration and networking starts
Opening of the seminar, greetings by His Excellency Jota Yamamoto, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of Japan in Finland
Business opportunities in Japan, JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization), Mr. Kentaro Kata, JETRO Industry Expert / Representative Partner of EXA partners
Business opportunities and support to Finnish companies; Mr. Marko Salonen, Head of Trade Center, Finpro Japan
Case study 1: Mr. Tuomas Routto, COO, Reaktor
Case study 3: Mr. Ilmo Kuutti, President, NAPA Group
Case study 2: Mr. Yuichiro Hayata, Managing Director, Murata Electronics Oy
Panel discussion: How to make successful market entry
Moderator: Mr. Jukka Viitanen, CEO, Resolute HQ Inc. The panelists share their experiences about the market and their secret recipe for successful business in Japan.
Closing remarks by Mr. Jukka Siukosaari, Ambassador, Embassy of Finland, Tokyo