Gambaro!! Tohoku Region Products Exhibition

“Gambaro!! Tohoku Region Products Exhibition”

– Regional products exhibition to support recovery from the Tohoku Earthquake –

Chubu Branch and Tohoku Branch of SMRJ will hold the “Gambaro!! Tohoku Region Products Exhibition” at Nagoya Matsuzakaya Department Store from May 25th to 29th, 2011, with the objective of contributing to the reconstruction of the areas damaged by the Tohoku Earthquake.


This regional products exhibition aims to provide a foothold for the economic recovery in the affected areas by supporting demand creation as well as promoting regional products from the affected areas, through the sales of such products, including certified products under the “Act on the Promotion of New Business Activities”, “Act on the Promotion of Regional Resource Utilization”, and “Act on the Promotion of Agri-Commerce-Industry Collaboration” in the six prefectures of the Tohoku region (Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi, Akita, Yamagata and Fukushima). We sincerely look forward to having many visitors to this exhibition.



1. Outline

Schedule: May 25th (Wed) – 29th (Sun), 2011

10:00 – 19:30 (18:00 on the last day)

Location: Event space, 7th FL. Main Bldg. Nagoya Matsuzakaya Department Store

(3-16-1, Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya City, Aichi Pref.)

Organizers: Chubu Branch and Tohoku Branch of SMRJ

Co-organizers: Chubu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry, Tohoku Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry

Supporters: Tokai Regional Agricultural Administration Office, Aichi Prefecture, Nagoya City, Nagoya Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Aichi Prefectural Federation of Small Business Association, Aichi Prefectural Federation of Societies of Commerce and Industry, Aichi Small Business Support Center

No. of Exhibitors: 300 products from 34 companies (prospective)


2. Products to be exhibited

The main items exhibited at this event will be products that are manufactured through Advanced Corporate Networking, Regional Resource Utilization, and Agri-Commerce-Industry Collaboration in the six prefectures of the Tohoku region (Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi, Akita, Yamagata and Fukushima). Please refer to the attached list of the prospective exhibitors (in Japanese) for more information.


【Advanced Corporate Networking】

To create new business fields by carrying out new business activities through organic collaboration and sharing management resources of multiple SMEs from different industries.

【Regional Resource Utilization】

To create demands by developing and manufacturing products/ services through utilization of regional resources by SMEs, such as agricultural & marine products, tourism resources or production technologies that could be important advantages to the regions.

【Agri-Commerce-Industry Collaboration】

To create demands by developing and manufacturing attractive products/ services through cooperation between agri-forestry-fishery industries and commercial industries beyond their regular business transactions, using each other’s strengths.



・Support program for Advanced Corporate Networking

・Support program for Regional Resource Utilization

・Support program for Agri-Commerce-Industry Collaboration


3. Contact information

Chubu Branch, SMRJ

(Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN)

Contact persons: Watanabe, Yamada

Tel: 052-201-3003

Fax: 052-201-3010