GREENVILLE, South Carolina – Business leaders from across Alabama are participating in an international conference that seeks to strengthen economic and cultural ties between the southeastern U.S. and the country of Japan.
The 40th Annual Joint Meeting of the Southeast U.S.-Japan & Japan-U.S. Southeast Associations, known as SEUS Japan 40, is being held in Greenville, South Carolina, this week.
Alabama Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield is leading the 28-member Alabama delegation and is speaking at today’s opening session.
“It’s a great honor for the state of Alabama to participate in this historic gathering of SEUS Japan,” he said. “Through the years our partnerships, and friendships, have flourished thanks to the collaboration made possible by these organizations.”