Keyler and others will depart from Thurs., Sept. 5 and return to the United States Sat., Sept. 14. During the trip, the group will travel to Tokyo, Nagoya and Tochigi Prefecture, Indiana's Japanese sister-state. The group will attend the Japan-U.S. Midwest Conference, and will meet with government and business leaders and potential investors. Visits with executives from Honda, Toyota and Subaru, as well as other companies with Indiana operations will also be part of the agenda while in Japan.
"At McGladrey, we understand the importance of really getting to know our clients so that we can provide them with the best possible services to help them succeed," said Keyler. "Japanese companies have made significant investments throughout Indiana, so it's important for us to continue to build those relationships so that we can help them succeed in the great state of Indiana."
The trip is part of an ongoing dialogue with Japanese business leaders who are considering making investments around the globe and, in particular, in North America. Indiana counts Japan as its largest Asian trading partner. It is Indiana's fifth largest export country in the world, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Trade Database. Nearly 44,000 Hoosiers are employed by more than 200 Japanese companies located in the state. Indiana is the only U.S. state that his home to three Japanese original equipment manufacturer automotive companies, Subaru, Toyota and Honda.
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