2019 Economic Summit

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Name: 2019 Economic Summit
Date: November 14, 2019
Time: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST
Website: www.aacg.org
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:

AACG Welcomes You To The 8th Annual Economic Summit.
This year's theme is Globalism Impact on Ohio. From Honda's 15,000 employees to the over 6,000 international students studying at Central Ohio's universities, Globalism has transformed Ohio's economy. Learn about future foreign investment in Ohio and what makes Ohio competitive in the global economy. 

  • Learn from the Consul General of Japan and Jobs Ohio about current and future investments in the state.
  • Learn insights from foreign owned corporation who has established successful operations in Ohio 
  • Featured speakers:
  • Ted Griffith, Managing Director, Jobs Ohio
  • Padmini Roy-Dixon, Executive Director, Global Gateways and Partnerships, The Ohio State University

Business exhibits open at 2:30 pm. The main conference is from 3:00 pm. – 5:30 pm., followed by a business networking reception from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

AACG is a non-profit organization whose mission is to foster the advancement and creation of synergy among the Asian American business community and its supporters through business networking, education, and inclusion.

Event Sponsors:
  • EmPower HR
Location:
The Boathouse At Confluence Park
679 W. Spring Street
Columbus, OH, 43215
Date/Time Information:

 

3:00

Welcome
 
Overview of the State of Ohio and/or Job Ohio’s efforts to recruit foreign investment to Ohio
Ted Griffith - Managing Director, Jobs Ohio

3:20

Foreign Investment in Ohio Means Jobs
Overview of the impact of foreign investment in Ohio
Jung Kim - Managing Director, Research & Business Intelligence, One Columbus (formerly Columbus 2020)

3:40

Ohio Colleges & Universities: Educating the World
Foreign Student enrollment at Ohio colleges and its impact on our economy
Padmini Roy-Dixon, Executive Director of Global Gateways, The Ohio State University

4:00

Foreign Investment Panel
Overview of foreign investment in Ohio & the US. What sectors are foreign corporations investing in in the United States and why?  Which sections of the United States are attractive to foreign corporations?
 
Panelists
Tsutomu NakagawaConsul General of Japan in Detroit
Justin Kocher - Director, Interational Business Development, Jobs Ohio

4:45

Making It In Ohio
Successful foreign investment in Ohio. What leads to success? What were the challenges? How does Ohio compare to other states and other world regions?

Panelists
David Cook - Honorary Consul General of Japan in Ohio
Marti Brenner - Director, Credit and Incentive Services, GBQ

5:30

Networking Reception
Reception with government, civic, and business leaders

Contact Information:
For more information on sponsorships or exhibitions, please contact: Shyam Rajadhyaksha
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