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YOKOHAMA Networking Session for Foreign Companies

It’s been the 4th year since we started hosting the annual Networking Session for Foreign Companies. The City of Yokohama is focusing on creating business environment where international companies could cooperate and grow by using innovative technologies from all over the world. This time we decided to set up time for participating companies to have short presentations inside the networking event. We are hoping that it will encourage networking between companies more than before.
“Minatomirai Research Center” is the venue offered by KYOCERA Corporation for this event. The research center is the new venue set up on July 2019. We hope to see you at the event.

Date/time Thursday, November 28, 2019 17:00–19:30 (Check-in starts at 16:30)
※Thank you for the participations. This event has already ended.
Venue KYOCERA Corporation Minatomirai Research Center 6F, 3-7-1 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa, 220-0012
No. of participants Up to 70 (Only for representatives of foreign companies with a base in Yokohama)
※Participation is limited up to 2 people per company.
※The application will be closed as soon as the number of participants reaches the limit.
Entry fee Free of Charge
Hosted by Economic Affairs Bureau, City of Yokohama

Program

[ Part #1: Seminar ]

17:00~17:35 17:00 - 17:10
 Welcome Address#1 Economic Affairs Bureau, City of Yokohama
 Welcome Address#2 KYOCERA Corporation

17:10 - 17:20
 Presentation by the City of Yokohama

17:20 - 17:35
 KYOCERA Corporation  Presentation on Open Innovation

※For the official event leaflet, please use the link below.
Event Leaflet PDF (Leaflet is in Japanese)

[ Part #2: Networking ]

17:40~19:30 ●Networking (Light meals will be served.)
 Short presentations of business by foreign affiliated companies(Expected to be around 15 companies)
 Presentations by IDEC Yokohama, JETRO Yokohama, Yokohama Association for International Communication and Exchanges (YOKE), and The Yokohama Chamber of Commerce & Industry

※About the “short presentations of business by foreign affiliated companies “ at Part #2
There is time for up to 15 participating companies to have short presentations on their business. Each presentation is up to 3 minutes. (You could use up to 1 PowerPoint slide for the presentation.)
If you are joining presentation, please mention on the application mail that you would like to have a presentation at Part#2 of the event. We will examine your information and send a message to announce you for the detail including official enrollment for the presentation.
The deadline for the application of short presentation: November 14th (Thursday)

Application

Application How to apply
 Please send an email to “open@ywbc.org” with information below.
 After you send an e-mail, please wait for us to send you a confirmation.

Title of the email
 【Application: YOKOHAMA Networking Session for Foreign Companies】

Body of the email
 ●Company’s name
 ●Department & position
 ●Parent Company’s Nationality
 ●Name of participants
 ●Phone number
 ●Email address
 ●Postal address
 ●Please let us know if you are having short presentation on Part#2 or not
 ●Description of your company’s business in less than 30 Japanese characters.

※We are going to use provided company’s name, description of your company’s business, and parent company’s nationality to be listed on the handout on day of the event. If you are not willing to be included in the handout, please let us know when you are sending application.
※Event host will securely manage the personal information provided. The information could be also used for the announcement of future events and projects.
※Please be aware that photos will be taken for the record and promotion purposes.

Venue

KYOCERA Corporation Minatomirai Research Center 6F, 3-7-1 Minatomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa, 220-0012

For inquiries

Yokohama World Business Support Center
TEL: 045-222-2030
E-mail: open@ywbc.org

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