2017.07.10 Mon

Yangon Business Seminar

This is a notification from the Asia Business Support Committee of Fukuoka City.

In December of 2016, Fukuoka and Yangon became sister cities. We aim to use this bond as an opportunity to connect the business exchanges of Fukuoka City and Yangon City in a mutually beneficial way. Therefore, we will hold a business seminar that targets local companies that are interested in expanding to Yangon. In this seminar, participants will receive information related to the business environment in Myanmar, hear about the personal experiences of entrepreneurs who have expanded their business to Myanmar, as well as the general outlook of business there. We humbly await the participation of anyone who is considering expanding their business to Yangon.

1. Date and time
July 14, 2017 (Friday) 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
2. Venue
FUKUOKA Growth NEXT 1F Event Space
3. Target audience
Local companies that are interested in doing business in Yangon City
4. Details
• Business and investment environment of Myanmar
Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Overseas Research Department Asia and Oceania Section – Deputy Manager Mr. Toshihiro Mizutani

• Overseas Expansion Support from Official Development Assistance (ODA) for small-to medium-sized companies
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Kyushu Citizen Participatory Cooperation Section Supervisor Mr. Eishi Yamashita
• “Myanmar’s current status and problems that occur with expansion”
MYANMAR JAPON CO., LTD. CEO Mr. Yutaka Nagasugi
• “The business environment surrounding Myanmar”
J-SAT Consulting, Ltd. CEO Mr. Nori Nishigaki
• Free session

5. Application
Please use the link below to apply through the “Asia-biz Fukuoka” homepage (Capacity of 80 people).

6. Participation fee
Free entry

7. Sponsors
The city of Fukuoka, Fukuoka Sister City Committee, Fukuoka Foreign Trade Association

8. Joint Sponsorship
Fukuoka Chamber of Commerce, JETRO Fukuoka, Asia Business Support Committee of Fukuoka City