Issue No.67 (November 2011)

Greater Nagoya Means Greater Business Opportunities

1. Event: Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2012
2. Report: Trade Fair; Messe Nagoya 2011 in Greater Nagoya
3. Event: “Still Life” Nagoya Boston Museum of Fine Arts
4. Report: International Seminar on Foreign Direct Investment

1. Event: Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2012

The Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2012 (JA2012) will be held in Greater Nagoya in October 2012. Greater Nagoya is Asia’s largest aerospace industrial manufacturing region.

Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2012 (JA2012)
Date: October 9th – 12th, 2012
Nagoya International Exhibition Hall (Port Messe Nagoya)
Central Japan International Airport (Centrair)
[Hot to Apply]: (pdf)
[B-to-B Meetings @ JA2012]
JA2012 “B to B meeting” is the only international business convention for the aerospace industry organized in Japan. BCI Aerospace will help implement B to B meetings at the Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2012. As requested by participating businesses, these meetings will be conducted on an appointment basis, and all business partners will be matched effectively.
[How does it work?]
1) Fill in an online registration form, presenting your company, skills, products and needs.
2) After validation, you will have an access to your member area, a platform giving you access to your profile, the participants, your schedule.
3) Before the show, you will be given access to an online database listing the profiles.
4) Select companies you want to meet and specify your available timeslots.
5) A schedule of customized business meetings will be available online before the opening of the show.
[Flyer: B-to-B Meetings]:
[More Details]:


2. Report: Trade Fair; Messe Nagoya 2011 in Greater Nagoya

The international cross-industrial trade fair, “Messe Nagoya 2011” took place at Port Messe Nagoya from November 9th (Wed) to 12th (Sat). As a result, Greater Nagoya Initiative exhibited three booths to enhance business matchings between global companies in the region and local companies.
During the exihibition, the FDI expats around the world introduced the characteristics of their business environment to attract visiters who are interested in the business globalization.

[FRANCE] Val d’Oise Economic Expansion Committee (CEEVO)
Theme: Val d’Oise a territory opened to the world, an attractive site for international investments
[GERMANY] Freistaat Bayern – Japan Office
Theme: Byern – Best Partner for Your Business –
[THAILAND] Office of Economic and Investment Affairs, Royal Thai Embassy
Theme: Thailand Investment Environment for Japanese Companies
[HONG KONG] Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Invest Hong Kong)
Theme: Hong Kong, The business gateway to Asia, etc.
[Results of visiters]
Exhibition Size: 513 companies and organizations, 1037 booths
Exhibition Visitors: 50,753 people
[GNI Activities]:
1) B-to-B matching supports
2) Provide regional and event information
[GNI Co-Exhibitors; Global Companies]:
(1) AKS Co., Ltd, (2) Exova (UK) Ltd, (3) Koh Young Technology Inc.
(4) Sander Electronics Co., Ltd, (5) Shanghai Feng Yu Trading Co., Ltd. Nagoya Branch
[Official Website]: (Multilanguage is available.)


3. “Still Life” Nagoya Boston Museum of Fine Arts

This exhibition of still life, drawn entirely from the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, features European and American paintings and decorative arts from the sixteenth century to the present. It features 69 works of art including some the Museum of Fine Arts’ masterpieces ranging from Manet and Renoir to Kline and Braque. Familiar, easy to understand, and visually appealing, the still life has served as a platform for artists through the ages to express their artistic concerns and test their artistic mettle.

When: September 17th (Sat) – February 19th (Sun), 2012
Where: Nagoya Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Opening hours: Weekday 10:00am – 1:00pm
Weekend and Public Holidays 10:00 – 5:00pm
Closed: Monday
Admission: 1200yen (Senior and Students 900yen)
Access: Outside of Kanayama Station’s South Exit
[Further details]:

4. Report: International Seminar on Foreign Direct Investment Mie Pref.

The Mie Prefecture International Seminar on Foreign Direct Investment was held on October 21st and was an informative and enjoyable success. President Lienhart of MAG-ISOVER, K.K. discussed his firm’s decision to locate a new factory in the city of Tsu and ways insulation can help Japan move toward an energy saving, green society. President Damashek of Nihon Cabot Microelectronics, K.K.. presented her high-tech firm’s relationship with Mie and how the prefecture stands out. Governor Suzuki introduced Mie’s thriving business environment. At the end, guests enjoyed gourmet specialties made with the finest ingredients from Mie area.

[Seminar Report]:
– Presentation by Francois-Xavier Lienhart, President of MAG-ISOVER K.K.
– Presentation by Yumiko Damashek, President of Nihon Cabot Microelectronics, K.K.
– Welcome speech by Governor Eikei Suzuki:
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