Japan Day

Aika: ma 15.5. klo 13.00– 17.30

Japan is re-emerging! The Japanese economy is back on a recovery track after two lost decades. Through large scale monetary easing, tax reform and various deregulation, it is showing growth again.

You have a unique opportunity to network with Japanese and Finnish business professionals with whom you can spar your plans to start or expand your business in/to/from Japan. 

Please note that due to overwhelming demand, there are only a few places left in the seminar! - Registration

But not to worry, you won’t miss out – the entire event is also being streamed live.

Already registered for the webcast? If not, please do so now! - Webcast registration


You can also hear from inspiring high-level speakers from Japanese and Finnish companies about business opportunities, success stories and challenges.

More information: Ms Sirpa Kemppinen, Marketing Coordinator, Finpro, mob. +358 400 717 127, sirpa.kemppinen(at)finpro.fi 

The event is organized by JETRO and Finpro in co-operation with the following partners: Finnish-Japanese Chamber of Commerce, Embassy of Finland in Japan, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland, Tekes – the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation

Program of the day

Master of Ceremonies: Mr. Jukka Viitanen, CEO, Resolute HQ Inc

13:00 - 13:30 Registration and networking starts

13:30 - 13:35 Opening of the seminar, greetings by His Excellency Jota Yamamoto, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of Japan in Finland

13:35 - 13:55 Business opportunities and support to Finnish companies; Mr. Marko Salonen, Head of Trade Center, Finpro Japan

13:55 - 14:10 Business opportunities in Japan, JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization), Mr. Kentaro Kata, JETRO Industry Expert / Representative Partner of EXA partners

14:10 - 14:25 Case study 1: Mr. Tuomas Routto, COO, Reaktor 

14:25 - 14:40 Case study 2: Mr. Yuichiro Hayata, Managing Director, Murata Electronics Oy

14:40 - 14:55 Case study 3: Mr. Ilmo Kuutti, President, NAPA Group

14:55 - 15:10 Coffee break

15:10 - 16:10 Panel discussion: How to make successful market entry

Moderator; Mr. Jukka Viitanen, CEO, Resolute HQ Inc, The panelists share their experiences about the market and their secret recipe for successful business in Japan. 


Reaktor, Mr. Tuomas Routto, COO
Murata Electronics Oy, Mr. Yuichiro Hayata, Managing Director
NAPA Group, Mr. Ilmo Kuutti, President
Kiosked, name tbc 
Link-Motion, Mr. Kanae Kubota, Sales and Business Development Director, Japan

16:10 - 16:30 Closing remarks by His Excellency Jukka Siukosaari, Ambassador, Embassy of Finland in Japan

16:15 -17:30 Networking reception 


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