Konnichiwa Pune 2023
"Welcome back to an even bigger and better Konnichiwa Pune."
Experience the magic of Japan at Konnichiwa Pune, an electrifying two-day extravaganza by IJBC. Immerse in vibrant culture, savor authentic cuisines, and forge unbreakable bonds .

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Past Events

India-Japan Business Summit
"Make in India with Japan for the Globe"

July 2023, Bengaluru

India-Japan at 70!
The year 2022 marks the 70th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Japan. To celebrate this momentous year, the Indo-Japan Business Council has decided to host a series of events. Let us work together to forge a vibrant India-Japan relationship for future generations.

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Past Webinar

IJBC October 2021 Webinar
Honorable Dr. Yasukata Fukahori
Consulate-General of Japan in Mumbai

Topic - A Diplomatic and Economic Perspective of Indo-Japan Relations – Past, Present, and Future.

6th October 2021 | Now watch lhere >

IJBC-YIC Webinar 
The Critical Importance of Indo-Japanese Bonds
- Do's & Don'ts for doing business in India

(This seminar is in Japanese only).

24th August 2021 | Now watch lhere >

Information Technology - Opportunities and Challenges between India and Japan.
By 2030, Japan will need almost 600,000 IT professionals. An immediate need for 200,000 IT professionals. Japan wants to fill this yawning gap and is looking towards India's assistance in the IT space. So why Japan is failing to attracting talent effectively. What are other challenges? To discuss all these issues, we have two guests. 
1. Mr. Sunil Kulkarni, CEO of Fidel Technologies
2. Mr. Siddharth Deshmukh, CEO of Shimbi Labs

Aug 21, 2021 | Read hereNow watch here >

India an Alternative Investment Destination to China

Topics covered:
Indian Economic Outlook post-Covid 19 Pandemic by Mr. Nilesh Shah, MD Kotak Asset Management and 
Ease of Doing Business in India by Mr. Vaishakh Kapadia, Partner ALMT Legal, Advocates & Solicitors, to deliver this session. 

Date: 24th Jul 2021 | Now watch here >

Make in India - Challenges & Opportunities
Hosted by IJBC and Chamber Of Industrial & Commercial Undertaking, Punjab.
Dr. Prem Motwani will share his experience and discuss Make in India - Current Status and Major Challenges. Along with him, 
Mr. Tomio Isogai, Ex. MD of Sharp India will share his view based on his own experience of manufacturing in India.

Date: 16th Jul 2021 | Now watch here >

Sewa, Jugaad, and Resilience: What I Have Learned from India

Ms. Tomo KAWANE a Japanese national, has lived and worked for 28 years in Gujarat, India. Scholar of Gandhian philosophy. Graduated from Tsuda College of Tokyo, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, and the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda. She is engaged in different NGO activities, also an advisor to government and corporates interested in conducting business or setting up industries in India and Japan.
Date: 26th June 2020 at 4 PM IST | Now watch here >

Make in India - Current Status and Major Challenges.

Recently Professor Prem Motwani authored the book Becoming World-class: Lessons from Made in Japan. The book offers a way forward for India Inc and a must-read for all owners/MDs and management teams in the manufacturing sector. Professor Prem Motwani will share his experience and discuss Make in India - Current Status and Major Challenges.
Speakers - 
Professor Prem Motwani and Mr. Tomio Isogai.
Date: 29 May 2021Now watch here >

Indo-Japan Relations during and post-pandemic.
Topic - Opportunities related to bilingual IT workforce in India and Japan
Speakers - Mrs. Sujata Kolekar and Mr. Tomio Isogai.

Date: 24th April 2021 | Now watch here >

From President's Desk
The new president of the Indo-Japan Business Council, Mr. Siddharth Deshmukh, discussed the road ahead for the IJBC post-Covid-19 vaccination and his vision about Indo-Japan Relation.

Date: 25th Dec 2020 | Now watch here >

Past Fireside Chat with Saifali

In Conversation with Mr. Satoshi Nagata

Young entrepreneur and networker from Japan, Making connections in Bengaluru. Exploring the Indian startup ecosystem. Watch him in conversation with Ms.Shaifali Tiwari.

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In Conversation with Ms Mayo

From Osaka to Delhi – The Japanese girl who dreams of speaking fluent Hindi. She lovers India and runs her YouTube channel!

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In Conversation with  Ms. Megha Wadhwa, Ph.D.

Author of 'Indian Migrants in Tokyo' (Routledge: 2021)

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In Conversation with Ms Prashanti Bathe

An Akola Girl in Japan - From student to intern to permanent employee. Learn from her experience, how she made this journey.

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