SelectUSA Investment Summit, the USA’s largest FDI convention, held in-person for first time in 3 years
by New York Office | Jul 5, 2022
The United States’ largest event to promote local foreign direct investment (FDI): SelectUSA Investment Summit (SelectUSA) was held in National Harbor, Maryland, near Washington, D.C. from June...
Japanese life science companies exhibit at first in-person BIO International Convention in 3 years
by New York Office | Jun 27, 2022
BIO International Convention (BIO), the world’s largest partnering event and convention in the bio industry, was held from June 13 to June 16 in San Diego, CA this year. This marked the first time...
Yokohama secures water purifiers for Odesa, Ukraine to ensure clean drinking water for citizens
by City of Yokohama Global Offices | Jun 16, 2022
In Odesa, the continuing Russian invasion of Ukraine threatens a risk of to disrupting the city’s supply of clean drinking water to its citizens. In response, Yokohama City, which shares a...
IMEX Frankfurt, a trade fair specializing in MICE, was held again for the first time in three years
by Frankfurt Office | Jun 14, 2022
IMEX Frankfurt 2022, Europe's largest MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) trade fair, was held from May 31 to June 2. Approximately 9,300 buyers, including convention organizers...
Shadow theater group from Yokohama performed at the Japanese Film Festival in Frankfurt – Ukrainian refugees received special invitation
by Frankfurt Office | Jun 9, 2022
The Nippon Connection (NC), the largest Japanese film festival outside Japan, is held annually in Frankfurt and this year marks its 22nd year. After 3 years finally live again, from Tuesday, May 24,...
Tokyo-Yokohama Area ranked in Top 15 startup ecosystems worldwide, #1 in Japan
by New York Office | Jun 1, 2022
The Tokyo-Yokohama Area was ranked number one in a ranking of top startup ecosystems in Japan conducted by StartupBlink in 2022. The 2022 Global Startup Ecosystem Index Report, released on May 31,...
Mayor Trukhanov of Odesa and Mayor Yamanaka of Yokohama meet to discuss further partnerships
by City of Yokohama Global Offices | May 16, 2022
Mayor Gennadiy Trukhanov of the city of Odesa, Ukraine and Mayor Takeharu Yamanaka of the city of Yokohama, Japan are mayors of sister cities which have fostered friendship since 1965. On Friday,...
How Yokohama, Japan Is Helping Ukrainian Refugees
by City of Yokohama Global Offices | May 6, 2022
Yokohama City, Japan, in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the fact that many Ukrainian refugees have been forced to evacuate the country, is implementing a program that will...
Rising Japanese startups to watch in 2022
by New York Office | May 4, 2022
Japan has long held the image of a country of innovation and exciting new technical developments, and nowhere is that truer than in its burgeoning startup ecosystem. The new “Startup City Project...
Yokohama raises local voices onto the international stage in resolution supporting Ukraine
by City of Yokohama Global Offices | Apr 15, 2022
The Yokohama City Representative Office to the Americas is working to bring local voices and actions to the international stage. The Yokohama City Council adopted a resolution entitled...
We organized the online seminar ”YOKOHAMA, THE FUTURE MOBILITY HUB”！
by Frankfurt Office | Apr 1, 2022
On 24 March 2022, the City of Yokohama organized an online business seminar for German companies entitled 'YOKOHAMA, THE FUTURE MOBILITY HUB'. Led by the City of Yokohama Europe Representative...
SDGs Leadership Cities Network Sixth Convening: World’s forefront SDGs-promoting cities gather in Washington, D.C.
by New York Office | Mar 28, 2022
The 6th convening of the SDGs Leadership Cities Network was held in a hybrid format in Washington, D.C. on March 2022. The Network is hosted by the Brookings Institution, a US think tank. Since the...
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