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Turkey Investment Seminar - Opportunities in Izmir Region - (Osaka)

Turkey Investment Seminar - Opportunities in Izmir Region - (Osaka)

The “Turkey Investment Seminar – Opportunities in Izmir Region – ” was held in Osaka on Friday, October 23nd, 2015.

The seminar was organized by UNIDO ITPO Tokyo, Japan Cooperation Center for the Middle East (JCCME) and  Izmir Development Agency (IZKA). The programme included a presentation about Business Potential of Turkey, Introduction and projects of Izmir Region. A total of 65 participants enthusiastically listened to the latest progress in the country and the Izmir Region, and many participants attended to the “Networking session” after the seminar to gain more information from speakers.


Date:                  October 23, 2015 (Friday)
Time:                  13:00 – 15:00 (Seminar – Registration from 12:30); 15:00-16:30 (Networking)
Venue:               Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (4F, Room 402)
                           2-8, Honmachibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 540-0029 Japan                
Organized by:    United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Investment and Technology          
                          Promotion, Office (UNIDO ITPO Tokyo), Japan Cooperation Center for the Middle East
                          (JCCME), Izmir Development Agency (IZKA),
Co-organized by: Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI)
Supported by:     Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Osaka Foundation for Trade & Industry,
                           Kansai Economic Federation, Osaka International Business Promotion Center
                           (IBPC Osaka), Japan Foreign Traders Association, Inc., The Osaka Foreign Trade
                           Association, The Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ, The Japan-Turkey Society
Interpretation:    English-Japanese consecutive Interpretation


12:30-13:00         Registration
13:00 -13:05        Opening Remarks
                            Mr. Takashi Oya, General Manager, Planning & Research Department, JCCME
13:05-13:35         Investment Opportunities in Izmir, Turkey (Including Video Presentation)
                            Ms. Sedef Ozer, Investment Support Office Coordinator, Izmir Development Agency
13:35-14:05         Investment Opportunities in Aegean Free Zone (ESBAS) in Izmir
                           Dr. Faruk Guler, CEO, Aegean Free Zone
14:05-14:35         Impressions from JAFTA Business Mission to Turkey in 2014 
                           Mr. Noritada Ito, Chairman, Japan Foreign Traders Association, Inc. (JAFTA)
14:35-14:55         Q&A
14:55-15:00         Closing Remarks
                            Mr. Ferda Gelegen, Deputy Head, UNIDO ITPO Tokyo
15:00-16:30         Networking/Business card exchange