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Issue No.57 (Feb 2011)

Greater Nagoya Means Greater Business Opportunities

1. Event: Meet the Chewy Chubu Products – Sampling Party – at FOODEX
2. Subsidy Program: Projects Promoting Asian Site Location in Japan
3. Event: Reinvigorating Entrepreneurial Growth in Japan: A Team Approach
1. Event: Meet the Chewy Chubu Products – Sampling Party – at FOODEX
Want to live longer? Find out how Chewy Chubu products may help you have a healthier life. Let us empower you with the knowledge and know-how to use Chewy Chubu products as Japanese traditional dietary foods.

[Exhibition Info:]
Event: “Meet the Chewy Chubu Products” Get Together to a Sampling Party
Date: March 1. 2011 (Tuesday)
Time:  14:00-14:40
Venue: Makuhari Messe, Hall 5・6, Seminar Room D
Fees: Free
*Consecutive interpretation for Japanese-English is available.
*When you apply for the event, we will send an invitation ticket to below address.

[Application Form]:


[Five Representative Companies / Products]:

  [1]: Noodles Udon Noodle (Kishimen) etc.
[2]: Japanese sake JUNMAI choice draft, retort-pouched vegetable curries
[3]: Banrai Soymilk, komijio flavored Salt, green tea salt, yuzu Citrus Salt
[4]: Mahi-mahi hamburger patty, squid fish ball, yellow tail filet
[5]: Dried squid, teriyaki scallop on a stick, natural seaweed
Please see the images from the below page.

[Product List]:



[Supporting Organizations]:


-Greater Nagoya Initiative
-Around Japan sea Economic exchange Conference
-Chubu Bureau of Economy, Trade, and Industry
-Central Japan Globalization Conference

[Exhibition Info:]


[Exhibition]: FOODEX JAPAN 201
[Date]: March 1 (Tue) – 4 (Fri), 2011

2.  Subsidy Program: Projects Promoting Asian Site Location in Japan
The Subsidy Program for Promoting Site Location in Japan is intended to sustain and strengthen high-value-added business sites in Japan and to achieve sustainable growth of the Japanese economy by supporting the establishment of new high-value added sites in Japan, such as Head Sites or R&D Sites, which have been proven to have a significant impact on the Japanese economy, and to strategically and proactively invite and build high-value-added business functions that match the strength of the Japanese economy.


Subsidized Projects:

  Projects eligible for the subsidy shall be those for establishing a new Head Site or R&D Site.


Applicable Companies:

  Private enterprises that satisfy all of the below requirements: Have corporate status in Japan
Belong to a corporate body consisting of group companies that are running an actual business in two or more countries.


Subsidy Rate:

  Up to one-half for SMEs; up to one-third for non-SMEs (Limit: 1 billion yen)


Period of Public Offering:


Wednesday, February 9, 2011 to Tuesday, March 22, 2011

[Further Info]:



3.  Event: Reinvigorating Entrepreneurial Growth in Japan: A Team Approach
The American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ) Chubu Chapter – Business Program Committee is proud to announce the event; Reinvigorating Entrepreneurial Growth in Japan: A Team Approach on February 22nd, 2011, with Mr. William H. Saito.
The speaker is bilingual, and the Q&A session will be in both English and Japanese. Also ACCJ will provide the material in English if necessary.

[Event Details]
DATE: Tuesday, February 22, 2011
TIME: 6:30-7:30 pm (Business Program) 7:30 – 9:30 pm
VENUE:  Hilton Nagoya
FEE: ACCJ Members 5,000. Non-members 6,000 yen
DEADLINE: Feb. 18 (Fri)
HOST: Business Program Committee – ACCJ Chubu

[Further Info]:



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