Preparing for the New Year…
Thank you FASKEN for the invitation ! A wonderful opportunity for the Forum to officially present its new executive and vision.
* Lessons Learned from Japanese Companies Doing Business in Canada
* Navigating Governmental Relations in Your Japanese Venture
The Forum & Mr. Raymond Chrétien, C.C., on behalf of FASKEN partners, were pleased to invite Forum members to its first afternoon tea style networking event, to mark the appointment of Mr. Chénier La Salle as Quebec’s Delegate General in Tokyo, the Forum was pleased
As part of this celebration of Japan and its street food, the Forum and YATAI MTL invite you to participate in its private networking cocktail, in the beautiful Entrepôt 77 (Mile End).
The event will be an opportunity to exchange with Quebec-Japan business people, cultural personalities and members of the diplomatic & governmental community, while enjoying the festive Japanese atmosphere.
The Forum & Mr. Raymond Chrétien, C.C., on behalf of FASKEN partners, were pleased to invite you to
A SHINNENKAI EVENING
inspired by Hanami – the festival of cherry blossoms
This dinner is a business development event for Japan and Québec with an emphasis on culture and industry.
❀ Cocktail followed with seated dinner
❀ Japanese Tea Ceremony
❀ Quebec-Japan Business Personality of the Year
❀ Door prizes
The Forum & Mr. Raymond Chrétien, C.C., on behalf of FASKEN partners, were pleased to invite you to an event in honor of
His Excellency Yasuhisa Kawamura
Ambassador of Japan to Canada
Mr. Jun Saito
Consul General of Japan in Montreal
Mr. David Brulotte
Delegate General of Quebec in Tokyo
On this occasion, the guests of honor has presented speeches on the economic and commercial relations between Quebec and Japan, followed by a networking period.
>>> Exclusive event for the members of the Forum and their guests <<<
To mark the start of the new season, the Forum has organized its first presential networking event, organized with the collaboration of Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Montreal (Shokokai). It was an opportunity to present our new president and board of directors.
Organized in collaboration with
Multicultural marketing strategist, Ms. Ayaka MATSUI has presented strategies for entering the Japanese market.
The topics of discussions were:
For the third part of our Webinar Series, 2 specialists in international financial services have shared their expertise with us:
Mr Daniel Lachance & Mr Mathieu Cousineau DeGarie.
Points of presentation:
Organized in collaboration with Shearman & Sterling LLP (Tokyo)
Part II of our Webinar Series “Doing Business with Japan”.
Live from Tokyo, Mr. Karl Pires, a lawyer specializing in cross-border transactions, has presented the essential legal considerations when doing business with Japan.
What are the various forms of business operations in Japan ? Market entry strategies? Restrictions on foreign investment? What other legal considerations do you need to know?
Organized in collaboration withJETRO x General Delegation of Quebec in Tokyo How Japan provides an enabling environment for investment and business with Quebec? What are the support programs and services offered by JETRO and the General Delegation of Quebec in Tokyo? Our presenters provided us with practical advice that allow to make the right choices and take the right decisions:Mr. Takeshi SAITO, representative of JETRO TorontoMr. David BRULOTTE, Delegate General of Quebec in Tokyo
The largest gathering of Quebec-Japan business people in Quebec took place this year on ZOOM.
Despite the extraordinary situation due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we have kept the tradition of doing our Kampai “from distance”. Participants from Quebec, Ontario, the US and even Japan joined us to celebrate this New Year virtually.
Thank you to the professionals of Japanese culinary culture in Montreal who animated the event through video performances : Mr. Hideyuki Imaizumi (Marusan), Ms. Reina Sakao (Sakao Enterprise – O Japanese Tea) and the sake sommelier, Ms. Kuniko Fujita.
The Quebec-Japan Business Personality of the Year was awarded to Mr. Yuichiro Kaneko, CEO of Uniqlo Canada Inc., which opened its first Quebec branch in fall 2020.
Thank you very much to the sponsors for their generous support!