Kopenhagen Fur and the Royal Couple visits Japan
Their Royal Highnesses, The Crown Prince and The Crown Princess, are currently leading a business and cultural promotional campaign in Japan alongside a total of 55 selected companies and four ministers. Kopenhagen Fur is part of the business delegation traveling in Japan to strengthen trade relations and Denmark’s position in the country.
Lead by His Royal Highness, the largest, Danish business delegation ever in Japan is promoting Denmark.
The occasion behind the business and cultural promotional campaign, is the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the diplomatic ties between Denmark and Japan.
The delegation also consists of an additional 54 Danish companies, several large business organisations and four ministers – the Minister for Foreign Affairs Anders Samuelsen, Minister of Health Ellen Trane Nørby, Minister for Environment and Food Esben Lunde Larsen and Minister for Culture Mette Bock.
Fur design presented in Tokyo
The official opening of the promotional campaign took place earlier this week at a “Design Lounge” event at Hotel Gajoen in Tokyo where Kopenhagen Fur, along with 11 other Danish companies, participated.
Kopenhagen Fur’s CEO, Jesper Uggerhøj, greeted the delegation at a stand along with Kopenhagen Fur’s largest customer in Japan Yoshitake Ninomiya (Noa Ltd.).
Here, fur designs from Kopenhagen Fur Studio was presented to the delegation and Jesper Uggerhøj told about Kopenhagen Fur’s cooperation with Japanese design university Mode Gakuen and Kopenhagen Fur’s ties with Japan in general.
After this, Jesper Uggerhøj spoke about WelFur and Kopenhagen Fur’s involvement in all parts of the value chain in a design panel alongside Christian Bason, CEO from Danish Design Centre, and Jacob Holm, CEO of Fritz Hansen.
Jesper Uggerhøj also participated at a dinner event with Freddy Svane, Denmark’s Ambassador in Japan, and at a gala dinner yesterday with several members from the Japanese fur trade.
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