Yuko Akabane, President and CEO of our company, received the 2021 “Certificate of Appreciation for Persons of Merit” from the Small and Medium Enterprise Organization
“Certificate of appreciation for meritorious service” presented by SME Organization (Organization for Small and Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation) since 2019. Yuko Akabane, President and Representative Director of our company, was selected as the presenter for FY2021.
This year, 65 people were presented with certificates of appreciation for meritorious services, and SME Support, together with the managers who presented the certificates, will continue to contribute to the success of SMEs and micro businesses and the development of local communities.
What is SME Support
The Small and Medium Enterprise Agency is an abbreviation of the independent administrative agency “Small and Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation Organization”, and it is the core agency of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry that implements small and medium enterprise policies with the aim of contributing to the economic development of Japan.
The Small and Medium Enterprise Agency provides a wide range of support menus tailored to the growth stage of a company, from start-up to start-up, growth, and maturity.
In addition to providing direct follow-up support, human resource development, operation of the mutual aid system, various financial support and business opportunities, while cooperating with local governments, support organizations, and other government agencies in Japan and overseas. We support the growth of small businesses.
“Small and Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation Organization” basic information
|Name||Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN （SME Support, JAPAN）|
|Competent Minister||Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (some operations are under the joint jurisdiction of the Ministry of Finance)|
|Date Established||July 1, 2004|
|Representative / Chairman||Tominaga Atsushi|
|Headquarters||105-8453 Toranomon 37 Mori Building, 3-5-1 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo|
|Main Phone Number||+81-3-3433-8811|
Letter of appreciation from Small and Medium Enterprise Organization
The Small and Medium Enterprise Support Center presents a “Certificate of Appreciation for Persons of Merit” to SMEs and support organizations that have made outstanding contributions to regional development by actively utilizing support measures.
Since 2019, 94 people have been presented with letters of appreciation for meritorious service, and in 2020, 65 people have been awarded, and the total number of recipients has reached 225. .
About the presentation of meritorious service certificate of 2021
In the presentation of the letter of appreciation for meritorious service in 2021, the representative director of TDC Co., Ltd., for actively utilizing various support measures of SME Support and contributing to the development of the regional economy as a core company in the region. President Yuko Akabane received a letter of appreciation.
Based on the desire to “make it a stronger company”, TDC has utilized the various support frameworks provided by SME Support. Although we have received a letter of appreciation this time, we are very grateful for the support of the SME Support Agency, which pushes the backs of many small and medium-sized enterprises that are trying to do their best like us.
This year’s letters of appreciation were presented to the following 65 people. We hope that we will continue to work with SME Support to contribute to the success of SMEs and micro businesses and the development of local communities.