Grow Wabash County, JASI, NEIRP to host 4th Annual Japan-NE Indiana Summit on Tuesday, July 19
17 Jun 2022
Wabash County, IN – Grow Wabash County is thrilled be partnering once again with the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership and the Japanese American Society of Indiana (JASI) to host the 4th Annual Japan-Northeast Indiana Summit.
This year’s summit will be hosted at the historic Eagles Theatre in downtown Wabash on Tuesday, July 19, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The Japan-Northeast Indiana Summit has been an essential aspect in helping Northeast Indiana build a strong and mutually beneficial business relationship with Japan and Japanese-based companies.
“Strong international bonds with companies and communities are a vital part of promoting business growth and development in Wabash County and northeast Indiana,” Keith Gillenwater, president and CEO of Grow Wabash County, said. “We are excited to be working with JASI and the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership to host this year’s summit. We are even more excited to be hosting this event in the historic Eagles Theatre right in downtown Wabash to showcase the incredible art and culture that Wabash County has to offer.”
The primary focus of this year’s summit will be the predicted trends of electric vehicles and how these trends will inform future relations between Northeast Indiana and Japan. Speakers will also discuss the increasing need for a skilled workforce, the understanding of American and Japanese management styles as well as how Northeast Indiana can continue to support Japanese-owned companies in the region.
Consul-General Hiroshi Tajima, will also attend the summit to present remarks.
A full list of speakers and a detailed agenda will be announced in early July ahead of the event.
The 4th Annual Japan-Northeast Indiana Summit will take place on Tuesday, July 19, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Eagles Theatre, 106 W. Market Street in Wabash. Admission to this summit is free of charge, but registration is required as space is limited.
Registration to attend and/or sponsor the annual summit can be done through Grow Wabash County at www.growwabashcounty.com/2022japansummit or by contacting Sarah Delgadillo at firstname.lastname@example.org.