Third Party Event

Market Focus: Japan

JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization) is a government-related organization promoting mutual trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world. JETRO, in collaboration with the CCIG and S-GE (Switzerland Global Enterprise), cordially invites you to a conference on Japan. Japan offers great growth opportunities for Swiss innovative companies with a desire to expand their business in Asia. This event will provide you with up to date information on governmental efforts to attract Swiss innovative companies. In addition, it will give a unique chance to talk with real experts of Japan able to give you the right keys to enter and grow on this market. Last but not least you will hear a testimonial of s Swiss start-up that decided to invest in Japan.

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07:30   Registration

08:00   Welcome address by Mr.Vincent Subilia, Director CCIG

08:05   5 reasons to Invest in Japan.
            Takashi Wada, Director General, JETRO Geneva

08:25   Business culture in Japan: points on establishing and running an operation 
            Charles Ochsner, Attorney at Law, CHPM Tokyo 

08:45   Challenges in Japan that create good opportunities for Swiss companies:
            Ageing society and shortage of human resources
            Alain Graf, Senior Consultant Japan, S-GE

09:05   Swiss start-up that opened an affiliate in Japan
            Healthy animals, happy animals 

            Duncan Sutherland, CEO, Twenty Green

09:25   Closing remark

09:30   Networking


INFORMATION: Nathalie Bok, 022 819 91 24,


Target audience Swiss inovative companies and startups willing to invest in Japan
Organizer JETRO & CCIG
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Cost of participating CCIG Members: CHF 25, Non-members: CHF 50
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Boulevard du Théâtre 4
1204 Genève

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