Keidanren Delegation from Japan visits Colorado (May 25-26, 2016)

      Meeting with Governor of Colorado               Governor with Keidanren Mission Leader           Meeting with Mayor Hancock of Denver
                 Meeting with President of                      President of Colorado Chamber of Commerce        President of DIA and President of JASC 
               Colorado Chamber of Commerce                 and Denver Metro Economic Development Corp.        with the Keidanren Delegation  
                                                                               representative with Keidanren Mission Leader
           Remarks from Consul-General Ito               Dinner hosted by the Consul-General                         Remarks from Keidanren 
                                                                                                                                                               Mission Leader Ishihara
                                      Remarks from Executive Director of OEDIT                        Keidanren Mission Leader
                                                                                                                          with Consul-General and Mrs. Ito

On Wednesday and Thursday, May 25-26th, the 23-member Keidanren (Japan Economic Federation) Delegation visited Colorado and met with several Colorado officials. The Colorado officials included the Governor, the Executive Director of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), the Mayor of Denver, the Executive Director of the Denver Office of Economic Development, the President of the Colorado Chamber of Commerce, a representative from Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation, the President of Denver International Airport (DIA), the President of the Japan America Society of Colorado (JASC) in addition to other political and economic affiliates. At the meetings, the delegation exchanged opinions with their hosts about the Trans-Pacific Partnership and how to further strengthen Colorado’s economic relations. In response, Colorado officials and representatives said they have very high hopes for the Keidanren and Japanese companies' advancement and investment into the Colorado market.