Food & Drinks Mission for EU SMEs
ABOUT THE MISSION
The mission is targeting the Food & Drink sectors and will be organised on the fringes of the FoodEx 2018 that will take place in Chiba, Japan in March (http://www.jma.or.jp/foodex/en/index.html).
The 5-day mission is composed of lectures, BtoB meetings, networking events and EU delegation booth to maximize partnering opportunities. Prior to the mission an online pre-departure briefing will be organised to enable participants to better prepare the mission and, during which experts will present an overview of the sector and how to communicate with future Japanese potential partners.
This mission will facilitate the first contact that could be the door leading to new business opportunities.
• Gain knowledge about market structure, sector analysis, Japanese business culture and policy etc.
• Identify relevant key contacts (decision makers, potential business partners etc.)
• Establish relationships with potential partners (trade and technology)
• Benefit from face-to-face meetings leading to possible business opportunities
This mission is addressed to EU SMEs working in the targeted sector and developping high quality and innovative products.
WHO PAYS WHAT?
The EU-Japan Centre covers all mission-related costs such as speakers’ fees, room rental, trade fair registration, booth rental & arrangements, access to the partnering system etc. In addition, participants from EU SMEs receive a grant of € 600. All participants cover their travel costs to and from Japan as well as living expenses in Japan, including accommodation.