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Event Name Information Tour of Latest Development Projects in Osaka
Date Time Thursday, June 30, 2011 from 2:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Thursday, July 28, 2011 from 2:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Outline We have arranged an information tour of the latest development projects in Osaka.
This is a unique opportunity to visit the Yumeshima first phase development area and other development areas that are usually not open to the public. We hope to see you on the tour.

Date and Time: Thursday, June 30 2011 from 2:00 PM to 6:30 PM
  Thursday, July 28, 2011 from 2:00 PM to 6:30 PM

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Part 1: Visit to Umekita (Osaka Station North District)
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM Part 2: Visit to Osaka Bay Area
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Reception (at Global Venture Habitat Osaka)
Part 1: 14:00~14:50
In spring 2013, Umekita Grand Front Osaka will open on the first phase development area of 7 hectares on the north side of JR Osaka Station, whose remodeling was just completed last month.
You will have an opportunity to see the current status of this development project from the PR Center, which overlooks the Umekita area. This project is transforming the area into the gateway from Osaka and the Kansai Area to Asia and the world as the base for the accumulation of businesses, technologies and information and for creative development.

Venue: Grand Front Osaka PR Center
(Umeda Sky Building Tower East 6F, 1-18, Ooyodo Naka 1 Chome, Kita-ku, Osaka)
Timetable: 2:00 PM Assemble on the 1st floor of Umeda Sky Building Tower East
(Ten minutes walk from JR Osaka Station)
  2:05 PM: Explanation at the theater using videos and models and
presentation on knowledge capital
  2:50 PM: Explanation of view

Part 2: 15:00~17:30
In the Osaka Bay Area also known as "Panel Bay" or "Battery Bay" is Hanshin Harbor, a strategic harbor for handling containers for international cargo. In the Yumeshima Area near the center of the Bay Area large-scale industrial and logistics land lots(approx 40ha) will be provided from fiscal 2012.
During the tour, you will have the opportunity to look over the Osaka Bay Area from the roof top deck of the 55-story building of Osaka Prefectural Government Sakishima Building, and then visit by minicoach the three islands being developed for commercial sale of the lots.

Timetable: 3:00 PM Departure from Grand Front Osaka
(Umeda Sky Building Tower East 1st floor)
  3:40 PM Explanation and view of the waterfront development area from the top floor of Osaka Prefectural Government Sakishima Building
(1-14-16, Nanko-Kita Suminoe-ku 1 Chome, Osaka City)
  4:20 PM Visit to Sakishima, Yumeshima and Maishima by minicoach
(including a short walk in the first phase development area at
  5:30 PM Arrival at JR Osaka Station

Reception: 17:30~18:30
Global Venture Habitat Osaka is the meeting place for global corporations born in Kansai
and global corporations interested in Kansai. Please enjoy the reception afterwards.
(Including light meal)

Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Venue: Global venture Habitat (Osaka)
  Shin-Hankyu Bldg. 9th Floor,1-12-39 Umeda,Kita-ku,Osaka,Japan.

Language Japanese (We will arrange for a consecutive interpreter (English) upon request.)
Organizers City of Osaka, IBPC Osaka Investment Promotion Center
Cooperation Team for Attracting Business and Universities to Yumeshima/Sakishima Districts
Supporters Knowledge Capital Management Corporation, Urban Innovation Institute
Capacity 20 (First Come, First Served)
Fee Free of charge (Please pay your travel expenses to and from Osaka)
Leaflet Please click here to view a leaflet (PDF 120KB).
Registration (1) Please download the above-mentioned leaflet and send us the application by FAX.
FAX: 06-6615-5518
You may join Part 1 or Part 2. (It is not possible to join the Reception only.)
We will send you a participation card which contains information on the detailed
schedule and where to meet, via e-mail or fax.
Registration will be closed once capacity is reached.
If the date is not convenient, we are happy to arrange for a special tour to meet your
convenience. Please feel free to contact us.
Deadline Thursday, June 30th Event : Monday, June 27th
Thursday, July 28th Event  : Monday, July 25th
Mr. Xiong / Ms. Matsumoto
IBPC Osaka Investment Promotion Center
TEL:06-6615-7130 FAX:06-6615-5518
Event Name Osaka City Business Seminar
"WHY OSAKA? ? Osaka's Role Right Now ?"
This event was over, thank you very much for your participation.
Date Time Monday, June 13, 2011
14:00-17:00 (Doors open at 13:30)
Venue Dai-ichi Hotel Tokyo (1-2-6 Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo)
Program Immediately after the Great East Japan Earthquake, the City of Osaka deployed firefighting, medical, other emergency response teams and provided other assistance for people in affected areas. In addition, the City has supported companies affected by the earthquake to operate their businesses without disruption. This seminar will be held in line with such efforts to highlight investment opportunities in Osaka and the Kansai region, the City's policies for supporting companies.

14:00-17:00 (4th floor, Banquet Hall "PRIMAVERA")
1. Opening
2. "Japan should be the leading authority of Green Energy"
Mr. Wataru IZUMIYA, CEO, Sangyo Times, Inc.
3. "Trends in Location Selection and Risks to Companies"
Mr. Hidehiro TOKUMASU, Managing Director, Japan Industrial Location Center
4. "Attractions of Osaka and the Kansai Region: From the Viewpoint of a Foreign-affiliated Global Company"
Mr. Tomooki TSUBOTA, Director Osaka Office, IBM Japan, Ltd
5. "Umekita/GRAND FRONT OSAKA?Creation of New Intellectual Values Spearheaded by Knowledge Capital"
Mr. Yutaka MABUCHI, President, Knowledge Capital Management Corporation
6. "Osaka's Role Right Now :How we can support your business during the recovery(tentative)"
Mr. Kunio HIRAMATSU, Mayor of Osaka
7. Closing
Language Japanese (Simultaneous interpretation in English)
Organizers City of Osaka, IBPC Osaka Investment Promotion Center
Supporters Kansai Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI-KANSAI), Osaka Prefectural Government, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Osaka, Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Osaka Business and Investment Center(O-BIC), American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan, German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan, The Japan Industrial Location Center, Cooperation Team for Attracting Business and Universities to the Yumeshima/Sakishima Districts
Capacity 200 (Registration will be closed once capacity is reached)
Fee Free of charge
Leaflet Please click here to view a leaflet (PDF).
Deadline Wednesday, June 8, 2011
For details Mr. Arita / Ms. Tamura
IBPC Osaka Investment Promotion Center
TEL:06-6615-7131 FAX:06-6615-5518