2023 Pokémon World Championships to be held in Yokohama, Japan
by New York Office | May 18, 2023
After a recent announcement by the president and CEO of the Pokémon Company, we now know that the 2023 Pokémon World Championships will be held in Yokohama, Japan in 2023, from August 11-13. Players...
We exhibited at Japan Day in Düsseldorf, Germany
by Frankfurt Office | May 16, 2023
On Saturday, May 13, 2023, the Yokohama Europe Office participated in the 20th Japan Day in Düsseldorf, Germany, as part of the city's tourism and city sales activities. Blessed with fine weather,...
Mayor of Yokohama Takeharu Yamanaka joins Board of Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy
by New York Office | Apr 26, 2023
Yokohama, Japan is a leading city in Japan in fighting climate change and improving sustainability, and ever since he took office in August of 2021, Mayor of Yokohama Takeharu Yamanaka has been...
Odesa Mayor visits Japan to strengthen ties with sister city Yokohama, signs MoU for reconstruction
by City of Yokohama Global Offices | Apr 12, 2023
On March 16th, 2023, Mayor Gennadiy Trukhanov of Odesa, Ukraine visited Yokohama City in Japan to express appreciation for the support Yokohama has shown Odesa during the difficulties it has faced...
How does Yokohama, Japan collaborate with and support US companies?
by New York Office | Mar 16, 2023
Yokohama City, Japan’s second largest city by population which is located very close to Tokyo, is a prime spot for international businesses looking to enter the Japanese market. However, barriers to...
The giant moving Gundam in Yokohama will now be around until 2024!
by New York Office | Mar 13, 2023
Great news for fans! The duration of the giant 4-story tall mech’s visit to Yokohama has been extended until 2024. The Gundam Factory exhibition, featuring a “life size” moving Gundam (which in this...
Connecting with Espoo, Finland, a leading innovation ecosystem city in the Nordic region
by Frankfurt Office | Mar 7, 2023
The City of Yokohama has been working to build a network and promote collaboration with overseas ecosystem organizations to drive innovation*. As part of these efforts, the director of the Europe...
This new Directory lists Startup Companies in Yokohama, Japan
by New York Office | Feb 7, 2023
Yokohama is the home of an emerging and strategically expanding startup ecosystem, and our newly-available Startup Directory with a list of startup companies in Yokoahama, Japan, aims to make it...
4 Yokohama health tech and wellness startups prepare to expand abroad at upcoming pitch event
by New York Office | Jan 23, 2023
The 2022 Springboard Program in Yokohama is reaching its culmination in a pitch event scheduled for January 31, featuring 4 health tech and wellness startups from Yokohama City that are preparing to...
Japanese startups from Yokohama exhibit exoskeletons and new guidance technology at CES 2023
by New York Office | Jan 5, 2023
CES, billed as the most influential tech event in the world, began today in Las Vegas, and features technology from established players and new startups from the most innovative companies in the...
Yokohama LINK-J Life Science Lounge’s 1st Seminar: What is NY’s Life Science Ecosystem?
by New York Office | Dec 20, 2022
On December 15, Yokohama City and Link-J hosted the first live webinar on NY's life science ecosystem out of the new “Yokohama LINK-J Life Science Lounge@NYC” partnership. In October 2022, Yokohama...
Cold winter gear from Yokohama, Japan arrives in Odesa, Ukraine following attacks disabling city heating and electricity
by City of Yokohama Global Offices | Dec 16, 2022
The winter weather gear and warmers sent from Yokohama, Japan has arrived in its sister city of Odesa, Ukraine, just in time to help citizens that have been suffering from Russian attacks, loss of...
8 reasons why Yokohama City could be the best place for global companies doing business in Japan
by New York Office | Dec 9, 2022
Japan is a strong global market with a lot of promise for many companies ready to expand their business internationally. Japan may be a relatively small island from a global perspective, and yet the...
The World’s largest Medical Technology Trade Fair “COMPAMED” was held in Düsseldorf, Germany, and five Companies from Yokohama exhibited their Technologies
by Frankfurt Office | Dec 9, 2022
COMPAMED2022, the world's largest medical technology trade fair, was held in Düsseldorf, Germany, from November 14 to 17. More than 81,000 visitors from Europe, Asia, the Americas, and other parts...
Yokohama introduces Smart City-related Measures & Initiatives for Decarbonization through Public-Private Partnerships at the Smart City Expo World Congress Barcelona
by Frankfurt Office | Dec 8, 2022
The Smart City Expo World Congress, the world's largest international conference and exhibition on smart cities, was held in Barcelona, Spain, from November 15 to 17. The event was organized in...
ASCC 2022: Discussing city to city cooperation alongside sustainability goals and local reviews
by New York Office | Dec 1, 2022
The 11th Asia Smart City Conference (ASCC 2022) was held virtually from November 24-25th, and was attended by over 900 participants from around the world, including representatives from overseas...
Yokohama’s International Bureau’s Director and others visited Constanta to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the sister city affiliation. Together they met their common sister city Odesa
by Frankfurt Office | Nov 30, 2022
From November 11 to 13, the Director of the International Bureau of Yokohama City visited Constanța, Romania, to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the sister city affiliation. They met with Mayor...
Japanese Anime culture expo “Anime NYC 2022” held in New York
by New York Office | Nov 22, 2022
Anime NYC, America's largest city’s showcase of the best of Japanese pop culture, took place November 18-20, 2022 at the Javits Convention Center. The 300,000 square foot exhibition hall hosted over...
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