Japan Office

Invest Alberta Japan Office

Level 8 Tri-Seven Roppongi
7-7-7 Roppongi,
Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
Japan

Phone +81-3-6629-3761
Fax +81-3-6629-3762

@alberta_japan
@albertajapanoffice

Japan Key Contacts

Michael Couch
Investment Advisor, Japan
michael.couch@investalberta.ca

Norihiro Saito
Investment Advisor, Japan
norihiro.saito@investalberta.ca

Mary Beth Takao
Investment Advisor, Japan
marybeth.takao@investalberta.ca

The Japan Office develops important business relationships and can help your company pursue your international business goals. Invest in Canada. Invest in Alberta.

It is often said that Japanese business is relationship-driven. Personal contacts and introductions are essential to establishing solid business relationships. The Invest Alberta Japan Office is in Japan to increase the prospects for Alberta businesses to succeed in this market and to drive Japanese investment into Alberta.

  • The Japan Office works with Alberta companies to find customers for their products, partners for their projects and investors for their businesses.
  • The Japan Office supports Japanese companies that want to source Alberta products, services or technologies and identifies investment opportunities. 

Services offered by the Japan Office to Japanese businesses

  • provides information on Alberta’s economy, taxes and regulations
  • provides information on Alberta companies
  • connects Japanese business to Alberta suppliers of products, services and technologies
  • counsels prospective investors on opportunities in Alberta
  • helps develop tailored agendas for business trips to Alberta 

Services offered by the Japan Office to Alberta businesses

  • provides market studies, market research reports, and market intelligence on opportunities for select products and services
  • consults on local business practices and provides advice on language and culture
  • identifies potential business partners and makes business introductions
  • makes arrangements for meetings, and interpreters
  • supplies information and assistance related to compliance with Japanese trade laws and regulations
  • offers access to boardroom meeting facilities for conferences and presentations; internet access, whiteboard and audio-visual presentation equipment included

Our fully bilingual office

  • fosters core industry networks;
  • shares market intelligence;
  • promotes business, culture and education exchanges;
  • offers commercial officers who are specialists in various segments of the Japanese economy;
  • provides advice and assists with making the necessary introductions and arrangements to meet potential customers, contacts, agents or distributors.