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Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan and U.S. Department of State Sign Comprehensive Collaboration for USA Pavilion at Expo 2025 in Osaka, Kansai, Japan
Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan collaborates to promote USA Pavilion

Apr 25, 2023
Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Inc.

Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Inc. (CCBJI) and the U.S. Department of State announced the signing of a comprehensive collaboration on April 25, 2023, for the U.S. Pavilion at Expo 2025 in Osaka, Kansai, Japan. The collaboration aims to foster mutual cooperation by generating momentum and excitement for the Expo and providing operational support for the pavilion throughout the event.


Signing Ceremony on April 25, 2023 at the U.S. Ambassador’s Residence in Tokyo, Japan
(From left, United States Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel and CCBJI Executive Officer and Chief Commercial Officer Costin Mandrea)


As a gold partner, Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Inc. is sponsoring the Signature Pavilion for the Expo and has installed “Expo Support Vending Machines” throughout Japan. A portion of proceeds from these vending machines will be donated to The Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition. To further build momentum for the Expo, Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Inc. and U.S. Department of State are collaborating to promote awareness of the pavilion.


Leveraging the Coca-Cola System's expertise in international events, we will work with the United States of America to create momentum for the Expo. As the first Expo in Osaka in 55 years, it represents a unique opportunity to symbolize economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.


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