JETRO Chicago
Japan-America Society of Indiana

Japan Leaders Luncheon

Aichi Prefecture, Tochigi Prefecture, and the State of Indiana

Hitachi Astemo and Toyota Motor Manufaturing, Indiana


Friday, May 24, 2024

JETRO Chicago and the Japan-America Society of Indiana (JASI) are honored to welcome the Governors of Aichi Prefecture and Tochigi Prefecture in a program highlighting the attractiveness and investment environment of the two prefectures.  We are also pleased to welcome the Honorable Jun Yanagi, Consul-General of Japan in Chicago; and Jun Sawada, Vice Chair / Chair of Committee on U.S. Affairs, KEIDANREN, and a senior corporate delegation from KEIDANREN, Japan’s largest business federation.  The program will include presentations from Hitachi Astemo Indiana, and Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana, two great manufacturers with facilities in Indiana which have strong ties to the two prefectures.   This special luncheon program will follow the Indiana Global Economic Summit, bringing together the top Japan leaders visiting for the Summit together in one room showcasing Japan-Indiana economic partnerships.

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Registration: 12:15PM
Lunch: 12:45PM
Program: 1:30-3:00PM
Networking: 3:00-3:45PM

The Grand Hall at Historic Union Station
123 W. Louisiana St
Indianapolis, IN 46225

Cost: $60

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Monday, May 20th

Speaker Agenda:

Master of Ceremonies: Hiroyuki Nemoto, Chief Executive Director
JETRO Chicago

The Honorable Jun Yanagi
Consul-General of Japan in Chicago

Jun Sawada, Vice Chair / Chair of Committee on U.S. Affairs, KEIDANREN
Chairman, Japan-U.S. Business Council
Executive Chairman, NTT Corporation

The Tochigi-Indiana Relationship and Attractiveness of Tochigi Prefecture
The Honorable Tomikazu Fukuda
Governor, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan

The Aichi-Indiana Relationship and Attractiveness of Aichi Prefecture
The Honorable Hideaki Ohmura
Governor, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Jake Hughes, Head of Regional Business Division
Hitachi Astemo Americas

Tim Hollander, President
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana

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