NJ Governor Corzine on Japan’s Role in Bolstering State’s International Trade

December 13, 2006
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Corporate Luncheon
Wednesday, December 13
12 – 2 pm

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Jon Corzine
, Governor of the State of New Jersey

Henry Cornell, Managing Director, Goldman, Sachs & Co.; Director, Japan Society, Inc.

New Jersey’s unique geographic and demographic qualities create an environment whose prosperity depends to a large degree on success in marketing its services and goods in the global marketplace. As part of the state’s 2007 Economic Growth Strategy, Governor Jon Corzine has identified enhancing the state’s global competitiveness as one of six key strategies for boosting growth and attracting new foreign direct investment. Japan already figures prominently among the 200 overseas markets to which New Jersey exports and the 1,400 foreign-based firms based in the state. Governor Corzine discusses corporate Japan’s role in the state, plans to attract further foreign direct investment from leading overseas markets including Japan, as well as efforts to develop ties between New Jersey firms and their Japanese counterparts.

12 – 12:30 pm  Registration & reception
12:30 – 1  Luncheon
1 – 2  Lecture

Admission: Corporate members are entitled to a designated number of free admissions to this event, based on their company’s current membership level. These reservations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the event.  Additional corporate registrants and Japan Society individual members at the Patron level and above pay the discounted corporate member rate of $45 for lunch and lecture, $10 for lecture only. Nonmember admission: $65 for lunch and lecture, $15 lecture only.  The academic and government admission rate is $30 for the luncheon and $10 for lecture only. When payment is required, prepayment must be made, or registration secured, with a credit card. All registrations and cancellations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the event. Substitutions are welcome.

  • Wednesday, December 13, 2006
  • 12:00 pm