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Africa Business Seminar II - "AFRICAN DREAM in Kansai!" [Kobe]

Africa Business Seminar II - "AFRICAN DREAM in Kansai!" [Kobe]

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo supported the African Business Seminar II “African Dream in Kansai!” on 17 October 2016 in Kobe.

The seminar attracted more than 80 Japanese companies as well as 170 ABE Initiative students who are studying in master courses at Japanese universities in the Kansai area. Following the morning session, 35 companies exhibited their booths, which offered great opportunities for the companies and the ABE students to network face-to-face.


Date/Time:  17 October 2016 (Mon), 10:00-17:00
Venue:  Kobe Portopia Hotel, 1F South Wing, “Ohwada”
Organizers:  Hyogo/Kobe International Business Square
 (JETRO KOBE, Kobe Asia Business Support Center, Hyogo International Business Center)
 Hyogo prefecture, Kobe city, JICA Kansai and JICE
Supporters:  Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, UNIDO ITPO Tokyo



<Session I. Business Seminar>

10:00   Opening Remarks
   Mr. Hisashi Yamada, Chief Director, JETRO KOBE
10:05  Business in Africa by Japanese companies
   Mr. Yutaka Hada, Group Leader, Africa Strategy and Management Department,
   Toyota Tsusho Corporation
   Ms. Madoka Mori, Global Operation Division, Saraya Co., Ltd.
11:05  Business plans by ABE students
   “Markets for Renewable Energy in Nigeria”
           – Mr. Idowu Peters, Kwansei Gakuin University
   “Car Service and Supply of Car Parts in Mozambique”
           – Mr. Caixote Pedro Sabino Feliciano, Kyoto University
11:45  Q & A
12:15  Networking & Individual consultation
    Mr. Kizo Hisamoto, Mayor, Kobe City
    Mr. Asahiko Mihara, House of Representatives Member
    Mr. Daishiro Yamagiwa, House of Representatives Member 


<Session II. Briefing session on Companies’ Business Activities>

13:30  Company booths
  -Individual meetings with ABE students
 Special events
  -Sake tasting competition
  -Photo session with SAMURAI
  -SOROBAN competition

Contacts for Inquires 

Tel 078-231-3081FAX 078-232-3439