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Issue No.56 (Jan 2011)

Greater Nagoya Means Greater Business Opportunities

1. Event: CHEWY CHUBU booth at FOODEX JAPAN 2011
2. Event: International Forum on Next-Generation Mobility, Central Japan 2011
3. Lifestyle: International Christian Academy of Nagoya
4. Event: Tokai Japan Canada Society – Aerospace Seminar
1. Event: CHEWY CHUBU booth at FOODEX JAPAN 2011
The best of “CHEWY CHUBU” great tastes, safe and highly-affordable produce is on display at the New Trends of Central Japan “Chewy Chubu” booth at FOODEX JAPAN 2011 (Booth No. 5B19) from March 1st – 4th 2011: five representative local companies from Aichi, Gifu, Mie, Ishikawa, Toyama prefectures will exhibit their specialties. The Chewy Chubu Seminar will take place on Mar. 1st 14:00-14:40 at 5.6 hall seminar room. The seminar details will be to promote co-exhibitors products to overseas buyers, propose how to enjoy eating them, and price ranges.

[Five Co-exhibiting companies / Products]:

(1) KINTOBI SHIGA CO.,LTD (Aichi Pref.)
  [Products 1]: Noodles made in flat shapes (Kishimen) etc.
[URL]: http://www.kintobi.co.jp/shopping.htm (Japanese)


TENRYOU Foods Co.,Ltd. (Gifu Pref.)

  [Products 2]: Tenryo Hidahomare, JUNMAI GINJYO, Amazake, retort-pouched curries Retort-pouched vegetable curries, etc.
[URL]: http://www.tenryou.net/ (English)



  [Products 3]: Banrai Soymilk, Komijio Flaverd Salt, Green Tea Salt, Yusu Citrus Salt, Wasabi Salt
[URL]: http://www.banrai-life.com/english/brand/index.html (Japanese)


KAMIKYU Co., Ltd. (Toyama Pref.)

  [Products 4]: Mahi Mahi Hamburger Steak, Mahi Mahi & Squid Fish Ball, Wild Hamachi filet
[URL]: http://www.kamikyu.co.jp/ (Japanese)

(5) HOKUCHIN CO.,LTD.(Ishikawa Pref.)
  [Products 5]: Non-skinned dried squid, teriyaki scallop on a stick, natural seaweed
[URL]: http://www.hokuchin.co.jp/ (Japanese)

[Supporting Organizations]:
  -Greater Nagoya Initiative Center
-Around Japan sea Economic exchange Conference
-Chubu Bureau of Economy, Trade, and Industry
-Central Japan Globalization Conference

[Exhibition Info:]
  [Exhibition]: FOODEX JAPAN 2011 / http://www3.jma.or.jp/foodex/en/index.html
[Date]: March 1 (Tue) – 4 (Fri), 2011
[Venue]: Makuhari Messe (Halls 1-8)
[Number of Exhibitors]: 2,100 exhibitors / 3,300 booths (expected)
[Admission]: JPY 5,000 – (including tax)
[Organized by]: Japan Management Association etc

When you would like to attend the Chewy Chubu Seminar, please contact us @
2.  Event: International Forum on Next-Generation Mobility, Central Japan 2011
Title: Special lecture presentation Greater Nagoya Initiative Forum
Subtitle: -Developing global trends of next generation vehicles-

Hour: 10:00~12:15
Venue: Nagoya Congress Center http://www.nagoya-congress-center.jp/english/index.html
Host: Greater Nagoya Initiative Center and others. Chubu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Economic Policy Department, Institut
Language: Simultaneous interpreting (English/German – Japanese)
Capacity: 250 seats

[Lecture]: Tesla Motors EV strategies and planning (tentative title)
[Speaker]: Mr. Diarmuid O’Connell, Tesla Motors, Inc, Vice President Business Development

[Lecture]: Electromobilty for North Rhine-Westphalia – Strategies and Projects
[Speaker]: Mr. Johannes Bauerdick, Mechanical and Automotive Engineering, Materials Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

This Special lecture presentation Greater Nagoya Initiative Forum is organized by support of the state of NRW, Germany, Tesla Motors specially invited from overseas as a panelist. The world’s most advanced trends including the Tesla Motors EV development and global strategies, and “e-mobility” business project in the Rhein-Ruhr region, the state of NRW in Germany will be presented.

More info: International Forum on Next-Generation Mobility, Central Japan 2011 Official Website: http://www.mobility-forum2011.com/en/program/index.html#a2
3.  Lifestyle: International Christian Academy of Nagoya Offers a Quality education
  The International
Christian Academy
of Nagoya (ICAN)
The International Christian Academy of Nagoya (ICAN) is a growing international school located in the suburbs of Nagoya, Japan. ICAN serves students from kindergarten through high school. Their faculty has been trained in North America and are certified in the U.S., Canada, and internationally. ICAN is a partner school of the Network of International Christian Schools which operates 20 schools around the world.

ICAN exists in order to provide an English curriculum based on Christian values to international and Japanese students. They have an excellent academic program accredited by both the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).

The atmosphere is positive. Instruction is in English. ICAN welcomes students from all faiths and cultures. Because ICAN is a small school, students receive increased individual attention from their teachers.

You are invited to check out the school by either calling them at +81-561-62-4196 or by visiting their web site at www.icanjapan.org
4. Event: Tokai Japan Canada Society – Aerospace Seminar
The Tokai Japan Canada Society Business Committee is proud to announce the fourth installment of the event series Canada Means Business on January 26th, 2011, with Mr. Gregory Robinson from Bombardier and Mr. Michael Wright from Pratt & Whitney.

Mr. Gregory Robinson, Bombardier, Site Manager, Nagoya/Taichung
Mr. Michael Wright, Pratt & Whitney, MRJ 1200G Program, General Manager

The speech will be primarily in English but Japanese copy of the presentation will be provided, support will also be available for any questions in English and Japanese.

This event will bring you the opportunity to communicate with many different companies. By doing so, it expands your business network and eventually will lead to develop international business relations between Japan and Canada.

[Event Details:[
When: (Wed) January 26th, 2011
Doors Open: 18:00
Presentation from: 19:00 - 21:00
Where: WINC Aichi, Room # 1004 4-4-38 Meieki, Nakamuraku, Nagoya
Cost: TJCS Members: 2,000 Yen / Non-members: 3,000 Yen
Please note that no food will be offered at this event. Spaces are limited.

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