The 25th Seiwajyuku World Convention
The 25th Seiwajyuku World Convention was held at the Pacifico Yokohama International Convention Hall on the two days of July 19 and 20.
The World Convention is held every year in summer as an occasion to bring together Seiwajyuku students from across national and regional boundaries. Having begun in 1992 as the Seiwajyuku National Convention, the World Convention marked its milestone 25th anniversary this year, and attracted a total of 4,757 attendees from 94 Seiwajyuku schools in Japan, China, South Korea, Brazil, the United States, and Taiwan.
On the first day, three representatives who had been selected at block meetings in each area made presentations on their management experience. In the evening, there was a get-together centered around Dr. Kazuo Inamori, who serves as Jyukucho (Principal) of Seiwajyuku.
Presentation by a Seiwajyuku student
Dr. Inamori at the get-together
Besides presentations by representatives from the remaining three areas, the second day was devoted to ceremonies for the bestowal of the Inamori Management Award for Excellence and the Management Experience Presenter Award. At the same time, Dr. Inamori was presented with a letter of thanks to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the World Convention.
Dr. Inamori receiving the letter of thanks
The World Convention ended with a lecture by Dr. Inamori titled "Management by Numbers." After describing specific methodology for managing companies on the basis of figures, he concluded the proceedings by stating, "I want to continue providing support to help your companies become even more excellent."
Dr. Inamori's lecture on management