As seen on ILLINOIS.GOV
– mHUB CEO, Haven Allen
, joined senior members of the Pritzker Administration
on a 5-day trade mission to Japan for the annual U.S. Midwest Japan Association Conference
(MWJA), marking the first international trade mission for the administration.
The mission took place in Tokyo from September 6th to 11th and brought together leaders in business and government to highlight the strengths of the Illinois economy and opportunities for investment for foreign companies. The Illinois delegation was led by Anne Caprara, Chief of Staff to Governor Pritzker; Dan Hynes, Deputy Governor for Budget and Economy; and Erin Guthrie, Acting Director of the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, and the full delegation consists of over 30 business and economic development leaders from across the state.
"Our state has enjoyed a strong relationship with Japan for decades, and with this first overseas trip, this administration looks forward to building on those deep ties," said Governor Pritzker. "With a diverse and growing economy, world-class education system, and our status as one of the world's most vital transportation hubs, Illinois is a smart investment, and this administration will continue to spread that message far and wide."
"Japan is a crucial market for growing product startups," said Haven Allen, CEO of mHUB. "I'm honored to be a part of this delegation to MWJA and look forward to building relationships to strengthen connectivity and investment between our regions."