Japanese Consul-General Returns to Schaumburg
Schaumburg, Illinois – The Schaumburg Business Association welcomed The Honorable Naoki Ito, Consul General of Japan to the Midwest, back to Schaumburg as part of their continued economic development effort to generate wealth and sustainable prosperity for Schaumburg.
Building on the Consul-General’s successful first visit of Schaumburg in July, 2018 the Schaumburg Business Association continued to strengthen the economic relationship between Japan and Schaumburg by hosting the Consul-General at the Schaumburg Boomers baseball game on Thursday night.
“With one of the highest concentrations of Japanese firms in all of Illinois it is important that Schaumburg continues to showcase our numerous advantages for further Japanese investment and a key part in achieving that investment is a relationship with Consul-General Ito” said Lisa Gilbert, President of the Schaumburg Business Association.
Consul-General Ito’s return trip to Schaumburg included watching the Schaumburg Boomers baseball game with over 50 business and civic leaders from around Illinois. In partnership with the State of Illinois, Intersect Illinois, the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Chicago, and the Village of Schaumburg the Schaumburg Business Association was able to reinforce the numerous types of cohesive partnerships that exist between the public-and-private sector in Schaumburg and Illinois.
“The Schaumburg Business Association is appreciative of Consul-General Ito’s commitment to economic development and we honored by this opportunity to continue highlighting how our connected business community can benefit Japanese companies” said Mark Kolar, Chairman of the Schaumburg Business Association.
The continued relationship with Consul-General Ito is part of the Schaumburg Business Association’s mission to improve the quality of life and economic vitality of Schaumburg. With this key relationship with the Consul-General’s office the Schaumburg Business Association is proactively facilitating trade and investment into Schaumburg’s economy so that it can continue to be the second largest economic center in Illinois.
Posted on Aug, 31
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