Arizona Economic Seminar
On October 6, the Consulate General of Japan and JETRO Los Angeles co-hosted an economic seminar for Japanese companies in cooperation with the Phoenix Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC). Approximately 25 companies, including Japanese companies considering expansion or entry into the Arizona market, gathered for the seminar, which included an overview of the surrounding economy presented by the GPEC. In addition, economic development representatives from such cities as Goodyear, Peoria, Phoenix, Mesa, and Surprise, which are among the 22 comprising the GPEC, gave presentations on trends among Japanese companies in Arizona. The seminar provided an opportunity for participants to discuss holistic aspects of Japan-Arizona economic ties and possibilities. A reception featuring the promotion of Japanese food followed the seminar.
Economic development representatives from such cities as Goodyear, Peoria, Phoenix, Mesa and Surprise, which are among the 22 cities comprising the GPEC.
Promotion of Japanese food at the reception