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Business Opportunities in Japan with Keith Kirkham, Senior U.S. Commercial Officer from Tokyo – June 25 in Boise
June 25, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
The U.S. Commercial Service is Pleased to Present
Business Opportunities in Japan
Featuring Keith Kirkham, the Senior Commercial Officer From Tokyo
Learn about opportunities to grow your business by exporting to Japan!
- Monday, June 25, 2018 from 9:00-10:30 a.m.
- Holland & Hart LLP
800 W Main Street, Suite 1750, Boise, ID 83702
- $25/person includes light refreshments
- Register Online
- Download Event Flyer
NOTE – This event will double as the June meeting of the Idaho District Export Council. All DEC members are encouraged to attend and bring a friend!
Did You Know?
- Japan is the United States’4th-largest trading partner
- Top U.S. exports to Japan include aircraft. optical and medical equipment, machinery, electrical machinery, and pharmaceuticals
- Japan has the world’s 3rd largest economy
Keith Kirkham, Senior Commercial Officer
U.S. Embassy, Tokyo
E. Keith Kirkham currently serves as Minister-Counselor for Commercial Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo. As a Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Commercial Service, he is tasked with the mission to help American companies succeed in overseas markets through providing strategic advice and practical assistance. Previously, Mr. Kirkham was Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, a position he held starting in 2013. In addition to managing his agency’s operations in Russia, he had regional management responsibility for Kazakhstan and Ukraine.
Mr. Kirkham’s career has been marked by dramatic increases in the commercial results produced for U.S. companies, and his prior assignments include Bucharest, Romania, Sydney, Australia, and Tokyo, Japan. Before joining the federal government, Mr. Kirkham worked for a private sector management consulting firm specializing in high-tech manufacturing clients, and as Director of International Commerce for the state government of Maine. Kirkham holds a Master of Public Administration from Michigan State University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Relations from Indiana University.
For more information
Amy Benson, Director, U.S. Commercial Service Idaho
U.S. Department of Commerce|International Trade Administration
Boise, Idaho 83702