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Register online at www.wtcky.org. For more information, contact Sherry Mulkins at 502-574-1599 or firstname.lastname@example.org; David Carpenter at 502-209-9630 and email@example.com.
A deposit of $2,000.00 due upon registration. Cancellations after December 1, 2016 subject to a 10% cancellation fee.
- $1.2 billion in exports
- Second largest source of overseas travel to the US
- Third largest economy in the world
- 47% of Kentucky’s foreign direct investment (FDI) from Japan
- Has purchased $630 million in Kentucky-made goods and services through July 2016
- Seventh largest destination for Kentucky exports
- More than 180 Japanese companies call Kentucky home
- Eighth largest provider of international students to the US
- World’s largest net buyer of food products
- Fast growing markets in advanced manufacturing, health sciences, cyber security and e-commerce
- Healthcare, IT, and Medical Equipment
- Renewable Energy
- Advanced Manufacturing
- Food and Beverage
WHAT DOES THIS TRIP INCLUDE
- One-on-one tailored business matchmaking meetings with clients, distributors, and partners
- US Embassy - opportunity to meet with officials
- Business etiquette and culture workshop prior to mission
- Political and economic country briefing
- Business reception with government officials and industry leaders
- FOODEX Japan Trade Show
- Asia’s Largest exhibition dedicated to food and drink across Japan and the whole world.
- Transportation: Economy plus air travel (from and to Lexington/Louisville), ground and first-class unlimited travel on the bullet train
- Hotel accommodations for seven nights — Tokyo Imperial Palace
- 7 breakfasts, 2 dinners and a reception
- Business exploration of Tokyo
“The Kentucky Trade Mission to Japan will allow you to gain access to business, educational, cultural and social programs that can provide opportunities for developing relationships with key Japanese businesses that want to invest in you and Kentucky. Kentucky currently has more then 184 Japanese owned operations in the Commonwealth, which consist of 47 percent of all foreign investment into the state.”
— David Carpenter
Japan/America Society of Kentucky