October 21, 2019
On October 29 (Tue.), 2019, the Small and Medium Enterprise Agency (SMEA) will hold an event titled “Seminar on Improving Business Value.” This seminar will target SMEs in the manufacturing industry and explain case examples of leading SMEs in the industry that have succeeded in improving their market value through: expanding sale channels, e.g., to overseas markets for non-Japanese original equipment manufacturers (OEM), i.e., manufacturing of products with other companies’ brands; deploying their businesses across the borders of industries; and taking on the field of prototypes, and it will also explain key points to be noted in holding business meetings.
Following the seminar, SMEA will prepare a face-to-face counseling event with governmental organizations and other associations that are supporters of SMEs in developing business overseas.
1. Date and timeOctober 29 (Tue.), 2019; from 14:30 to 17:00 (reception counter will open at 14:00.)
2. VenueLecture hall on the second basement level, METI (1-3-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo)
Note: Please access the venue through the METI Main Building on the date.
Keynote speech on expanding sale channels in European markets
Speaker: Mr. Pierre Tuvi, CEO, SyVision Consulting
Outline of overseas business development
Speaker: Mr. Uchihara Yasuo, President, NC Network Co., Ltd.
Explanations on case examples of leading SMEs that have succeeded in improving their value through overseas business development
Mr. OkazakI Junichi, President, Just Corporation
Mr. Toda Takuo, CEO, CASTEM Co., Ltd.
Ms. Watanabe Hiroko, President, Fuji Electronic Industry
- Face-to-face counseling event on overseas business development (prior registration required)
This event will provide participants with opportunities to consult with personnel in charge from the Japan External Trade Organization, the Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN, the Japan Finance Corporation, and other supporting organizations.
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Division in Charge
Startup and New Business Promotion Division, Business Support Department, Small and Medium Enterprise Agency