Welcome Networking Reception for a Japanese Business Delegation visiting innovative ecosystems in Colorado (June 7, 2019)


     On Friday, June 7, 2019, Consul-General Midori Takeuchi hosted a welcome networking reception for a Japanese business delegation visiting innovative ecosystems in Colorado.

     This business tour was organized by JETRO Los Angeles and 17 business people from 14 Japanese companies participated in the tour. The delegation stayed in Colorado June 6, Thursday, and June 7, Friday, and visited the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) , DU Boulder Innovation Center, Denver International Airport, Google, Techstars and Catalyst HTI, met with Governor Jarad Polis and had a briefing by economic development officers of both the State of Colorado and the City of Denver.

     At the welcome networking reception, Betsy Markey, Executive Director of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade(OEDIT) and her staff, senior officers from the Department of Economic Development, City of Denver, the Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce, the World Trade Center Denver and other local business people were gathered to deepen exchange with the 17 Japanese business visitors.