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Global Marketing & Service

Europe

Canon and Océ's extensive lineup of printing equipment was displayed at drupa 2016

Canon's Photokina 2016 booth featured online photo storage and photo book services, cameras and lenses

Unveiling of the Océ ProStream 1000, which realizes high image quality on various paper types

The newly opened showroom in Morocco helps expand Canon's African market presence

New customer-centric marketing initiatives are leading to B2B growth and further development in emerging markets

Canon Europe, the strategic headquarters for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), is focusing on customer-centric marketing activities and organizational transformation. In 2016, the headquarters made strategic investments across EMEA to strengthen sales channels and enhance its solutions portfolio. Establishing showrooms in Morocco and Qatar and an office in Nigeria helped Canon expand into emerging markets. Canon also participated in the international drupa printing expo and Photokina photo and video trade fair, where our messages successfully reached key target groups. In 2017, Canon Europe will continue striving to transform its business, particularly in B2B fields, and has launched a new campaign platform called “Live for the Story” for its consumer-focused business, which celebrates the value of capturing, saving and sharing moments, both big and small.

Americas

Canon was a main sponsor of the 2016 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

By lending cameras and maintenance assistance, Canon supports professional photographers at sporting events

Canon expands its products' market presence with a new showroom installed by its Caribbean islands dealership

Canon BioMedical collaborates with U.S. medical institutions on cutting-edge healthcare R&D

Powering the growth of the Canon Group by pioneering new healthcare-centered businesses and strengthening sales structures

Canon U.S.A. oversees operations in North, Central and South America. This headquarters continues to strengthen the sales and services infrastructure of existing businesses while expanding into related business fields. With a commitment towards expanding growth in the South American market, Canon showcased its comprehensive support and technological capabilities in connection with the world's largest sports event, held last year in Brazil. Canon U.S.A., with a focus on healthcare, continues to pursue the development of new businesses. One such example is Canon's DNA testing systems business. Just one year after establishing Canon BioMedical in 2015, Canon U.S.A. continued its pursuit of new growth through such activities as investing in T2 Biosystems, Inc. Through efforts like these, Canon aims to strengthen its brand across the Americas.

Asia & Oceania

At Canon EXPO Shanghai, new technologies were displayed alongside popular products and solutions

Canon's unique Photomarathon photography contest spans the Asia region

The renewal of Canon's Hong Kong showroom has strengthened our connection with customers

Canon's first appearance at an office equipment industry exhibition in Guangzhou, China

Restructuring sales operations in Asia for greater management efficiency and stronger growth while promoting photography and expanding B2B operations

The Canon Asia Marketing Group (CAMG) oversees operations in China, South Korea, South Asia and Southeast Asia. In addition to customer acquisition and pursuing regional market development, CAMG focuses on cultivating new businesses in such areas as commercial printing, network cameras and healthcare. The Group is also responsible for promoting the Canon brand image in Asia. In 2017, sales operations for Asia, excluding mainland China and South Korea, were consolidated in a centralized headquarters in Singapore to optimize management efficiency and stimulate new growth. Meanwhile, active M&A efforts in Australia have led to partnerships with companies specializing in IT solutions and BPO business, which are in turn facilitating the growth of Canon's B2B operations in the region.

Japan

CEC Tokyo supports the implementation of digital production printing systems

Wide-ranging solutions offered with Canon network cameras enhance everyday safety and security

Solutions backed by Canon's imaging technology support the work of various professionals

Cutting-edge IT solutions for healthcare provide added value to benefit hospitals and clinics

New beginnings for Canon powered by advanced Imaging and IT solutions that contribute to resolving social issues

Canon Marketing Japan Group is responsible for the brand's marketing activities in Japan. Beginning in 2016, Phase III of the Group's Long Term Management Objectives calls for providing solutions by combining Canon's strengths in imaging technology and IT. To do so, the company leverages the collective strength of the Canon Group. In 2017, Canon Marketing Japan Group will continue to pursue office document solutions, while also focusing on IT solutions to strengthen such high-growth businesses as network cameras, commercial printing, security and healthcare. Under the action guideline “The customer is our priority,” Canon Marketing Japan Group is developing a new organizational structure that will better enable it to match services to customers' business types, better understand customer needs and enable the Group to grow together with customers.