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Get advice on how to grow your business in Japan in this networking and discussion event exploring Japan-UK trade opportunities held in partnership with the Institute of Directors (IoD), Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) and the Embassy of Japan in the UK.

Japan is the third largest economy in the world - bigger than the UK and Italy combined. In 2018 it made up 6% of world Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and it remains the high-tech powerhouse economy of Asia.

After an introduction and welcome by Tsuruoka Koji, Ambassador of Japan to the United Kingdom, the expert panel provide their insight into the business benefits of trading with Japan. Yukita Daisaku from JETRO London discusses the economic outlook for Japan-UK Trade, and panel members with Japan-UK business experience describe their trade journeys, the challenge and the success they have achieved, and the positive impact it has had on their business.

The panel presentations are followed by time for questions and discussion, and a networking session over refreshments.

Dress code: Business Attire

18:00 Registration & Networking
18:30 Introduction, His Excellency Tsuruoka Koji, Ambassador of Japan to the UK
18:40 Presentation by Yukita Daisaku, Deputy Director-General, JETRO London
18:55 Panel Session chaired by David Stringer-Lamarre, Chair, IoD London Region
18:55 Presentation by Terry Pudwell, CEO Assuria
19:05 Presentation by Ito Yoshiko, Global COO, Konica Minolta Marketing Services
19:15 Q&A / Panel discussion
19:30 Networking
20:30 End


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