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Business Related Activities

The NC Japan Center:

  • Conducts the annual "North Carolina & Japan: Trade & Investment Conference," the premier venue in our state for examining current dimensions of US-Japan and NC-Japan economic relations.

  • Participates in North Carolina's delegation to the annual Southeast United States-Japan Conference, including pre-trip briefings for delegates.

  • Hosts visiting Japanese business delegations interested in learning about investment and development opportunities in our state.

  • Conducts briefings on customs, business etiquette, and communications issues and recommends resources for North Carolina executives entering the Japanese market.

  • Gives briefings on Japanese business and management practices for North Carolinians employed by Japanese-owned firms in the state or hosting Japanese visitors.

  • Advises on social adjustment issues for Japanese residing in North Carolina.

  • Provides information resources on life in our state.

  • Speaks at various public venues and writes for newsletters to encourage North Carolinians to consider entering that Japanese market.

  • Provides a Japanese translation of the NC Driver's Handbook, and of the written examination for a driver's license.

NC Japan Center   ·   705 Barbour Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603   ·   (919) 515-3450