WHAT: This webinar aims to help Hong Kong companies and start-ups better understand the attractiveness of the Tohoku Region from the perspective of its food produce and traditional craft industries, and to facilitate collaboration between businesses in Hong Kong and this region in the north of Honshu Island. Experts and representatives from Tohoku will share market trends and intelligence on industries in the region and explain how Hong Kong small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can capture the opportunities available. Following the webinar, a 30-minute business advisory consultation session will allow participants to exchange with expert consultants to obtain in-depth advice and information about the Japanese market. Register and share your questions with us now to make the most of this valuable opportunity!
WHEN: 25 March 2022 2.30pm-4pm
WHO: Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council
WHY: Japan is the world's third-largest economy. The Japanese government actively welcomes foreign investment and has put in place a number of investment promotion programmes and incentive schemes.
Speakers at the webinar include Sugimura Hitoshi, Director General of the Tohoku Head Office, Organisation for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, Japan, who will open the event. He will be joined by Yuusei Tanaka, Director, Regional Brand Collaboration Promotion Division with the Tohoku Bureau of Economy, Trade, and Industry. He will discuss capturing market opportunities in traditional craft industries in the Tohoku Region.
Another speaker is Kazuki Doai, Secretary-General of the Tohoku Food Culture Export Promotion Cooperative Association, who will explore the potential for business opportunities in the Tohoku food industry.
WHERE: Online webinar, register here