ITOCHU Announces Opening of General Trading Company Pavilion in KidZania Tokyo

April 5, 2019

ITOCHU Corporation (headquartered in Minato-ku, Tokyo; Yoshihisa Suzuki, President & COO; hereinafter “ITOCHU”) has been an official sponsor of KidZania Tokyo (Toyosu, Koto-ku, Tokyo) since 2012 which has been planned and operated by KCJ GROUP INC. (headquartered in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; Einosuke Sumitani, President and CEO).
ITOCHU announced today that it will open a General Trading Company Pavilion in KidZania Tokyo in April 2019, which gives children to experiences of the fun to connecting with the world.

ITOCHU hopes that the pavilion will help the children who will lead the next generation become closer to familiar with the world, gain more of an interest in English, and grow into internationally-minded individuals with negotiation and presentation skills.
With the cooperation of Edwin Co., Ltd. (headquartered in Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo; Shiro Hayashi, President and CEO) in the ITOCHU Group, the pavilion will enable children to experience giving a presentation on MADE-IN-JAPAN products to overseas customers as trading company employees who work on the world stage.

The opening ceremony will be held as follows.

Overview of General Trading Company Pavilion Opening Ceremony

Date and time From 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 19, 2019
Venue General Trading Company Pavilion in KidZania Tokyo
Address North Port 3F, Urban Dock LaLaport Toyosu, 2-4-9, Toyosu, Koto-ku, Tokyo
Content Speeches by representatives, an oath by children and ribbon cutting
Representatives Einosuke Sumitani, President and CEO of KCJ GROUP INC.
Fumihiko Kobayashi, Senior Managing Executive Officer and CAO of ITOCHU Corporation