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    January 07, 2014

    Doing business with Japan

    Ohio and the tristate region enjoy a longstanding mutually beneficial partnership with Japan, the world’s third-largest economy. Japan is one of the target countries for the Cincinnati USA Partnership's international strategy, and represents the largest number of foreign-owned businesses in the region. 

    Japan in Mid-America:  Renewal, Challenges and Opportunities, a conference to be held on January 23rd on UC's campus, will address challenges currently facing Japan, how they impact this partnership and importantly why Mid-America will continue to be an attractive partner. 

    This is a must attend event if:

    • You are part of a supply chain that includes Japanese businesses
    • Are affiliated with a state or regional economic development team 
    • Are a Japan studies educator

    Featured Guests:
    TakeoInokuchiTakeo Inokuchi, Senior Advisor to Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance and Vice Chairman of the International Insurance Society. Former CEO Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance, served as Committee Chair: Keidanren - Economic Policy, Keizai Doyukai – Public Finance/Tax Reform, Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Independent Administrative Agency Evaluation

    Clyde Prestowitz, President, Economic Strategy Institute, former counselor to U.S. Secretary of Commerce 

    Ira Shapiro, National Association of Japan America Societies Board Chairman, former US Trade Ambassador to Japan 

    The Japan Matters Conference is brought to you by the following sponsors:

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    Event Details: 

    Date: January 23, 2014
    Time: 1:30pm-4:30pm, Networking Reception 4:30pm
    Location: University of Cincinnati Tangeman Hall
    Cost: JASGC members $25, nonmembers $35
    Simultaneous translation provided
    For event details and registration visit this link

    The Japan America Society of Greater Cincinnati is a Cincinnati USA Regional Partnership affiliate. JASGC is a 501c(3) providing the region with cultural education and business networking.

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