【Past Event】Prefecture Pitch – Exploring Business Opportunities in Japan

 We are delighted to inform that we are participating in the following webinar courtesy of the German Chamber of Commerce in Japan.


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・Date       :2023 November 7th (Tuesday) 

      16:00-18:00 (JST) / 8:00-10:00 (CET)

・Place      :Online (Zoom) / Free of charge

・Topic      :Introduction of the diverse business potential of Japan’s regions


Time (JST) Time (CET) Agenda


Pitch Title/
16:00 08:00 Greeting and Welcome AHK Japan Dr. Lucas Witoslawski
COO, AHK Japan / Deputy Delegate of German Industry and Commerce in Japan
16:10 08:10 Guest Speech Landessprachen Institut (LSI) Bochum Christoph Schlüter
Head of Institute, LSI-Japonicum
16:20 08:20 Prefecture Pitch 1

Fukuoka Foreign, Investment Promotion Center

Fukuoka – a unique regional city jumping up to a global financial hub

Mr. Tatsuro Shirakawa
Director, Strategic Impact Unit, EY Strategy and Consulting Co., Ltd.

16:35 08:35 Prefecture Pitch 2 Ibaraki Prefectural Government

Gateway to Innovation, Ibaraki

Mr. Tomoo Nishiguchi
Deputy Director, International Business Development Division, Department of Business Strategy

16:50 08:50 Prefecture Pitch 3 Osaka International Business Promotion Center (IBPC Osaka)


Mr. Pham Thanh Trung
International Affairs Department

17:05 09:05 Prefecture Pitch 4 City of Saitama

Attractive City, Saitama: Regarding Business Location

Ms. Yuko Kodera
Manager, Business Development Division

17:20 09:20 Prefecture Pitch 5 Gunma Prefectural Government

Regional Revitalization in GUNMA

Mr. Hirotaka Okaniwa
Division Director, Department of Industrial Economic Affairs Future Investment and Digital Industry

Mr. Joseph Chaplin
Coordinator for International Relations

17:35 09:35 Q&A    
17:55 09:55 Closing AHK Japan