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JCCI Celebrates with China General Chamber of Commerce-USA

FEBRUARY 27, 2019--Seven representatives from the Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of New York, Inc. (JCCI NY) met with twelve representatives from the China General Chamber of Commerce-USA (CGCC) at a joint dinner reception to celebrate the Chinese New Year and instill further cooperation between Chinese and Japanese business communities in New York. The event was hosted by JCCI President Hidemoto Mizuhara at his corporate residence.

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NEXT UPCOMING EVENT
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Grant Thornton Transfer Pricing Seminar

Friday, April 5, 2019, 2:30 PM-6:00 PM/757 Third Ave., 9th Floor, New York, NY 10017

Free Admission

Grant Thornton professionals Harumi Yamada and Steven Wrappe will facilitate a discussion on how transfer pricing documentation is viewed by the Japanese tax authorities when they are prepared in the United States and how companies can effectively prepare such documentation. In addition, the seminar will address how Advanced Pricing Agreements (APA) can be effectively used in order to minimize transfer pricing risks. RSVP: Thomas Caver, thomas.caver@us.gt.com/212-542-9601. For more information, please click here.

**Please note this event will be conducted in Japanese**

 


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Wrapping Up 2018 with the 5th Annual Women's Networking Event

NOVEMBER 28, 2018, NIPPON CLUB TOWER--The Japanese Chamber of Commerce successfully held its last event of the year, the 5th Annual Women’s Networking Event Wednesday, November 28, 2018. Speakers Kay Ikawa and Sharon Pierce of United Airlines delivered a much informative talk on the challenges women face, and the steps to thrive in the workplace for the next generation of women behind them.

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For Hiroshi Senju, Beauty is the Satisfaction of Living

OCTOBER 31, 2018, NIPPON CLUB TOWER--On a warm and breezy Halloween, Hiroshi Senju, acclaimed nihonga-painter and recipient of this year’s Eagle-On-The-World Award at JCCI’s 34th Annual Dinner, had an air of suaveness, donned in a dapper suit with clear-framed glasses. He expressed insightful thoughts on his philosophy, and described a few of his favorite painters throughout history before 60 attendees at the Nippon Club Tower Rose Room. The entire lecture was conducted in Japanese. 

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At The 34th Annual Dinner Gala, Generosity Comes Full Circle

OCTOBER 30, 2018, NEW YORK HILTON MIDTOWN--It was a much successful evening at JCCI's 34th Annual Dinner Gala, Growth Through Generosity, as an audience of more than 800 came together to celebrate the unwavering partnership between the U.S. and Japan. Special congrats to the honorees, Mr. Hiroshi Senju, Mr. George Takei, Mr. Michael Bloomberg, and Yasuhiro Makoshi on behalf of restaurateur Nobuyoshi Kuraoka.

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Despite Heavy Rainfall, the 26th Sanbetsu Charity Golf Tournament Held, $10,000 Raised for 2018 Japan Disaster Relief Fund

SEPTEMBER 25, 2018, NEW YORK COUNTRY CLUB--Due to the weather, 9 holes were played at the 26th JCCI Sanbetsu Charity Golf Tournament. JCCI raised $10,000 for the 2018 Japan Disaster Relief Fund. A total of $160 was collected at the 8-hole penalty, and $120 at the 17-hole penalty. Nobody came home with a hole-in-one. 1st place overall went to Trading C, with a one-under par 36, led by team captain Koji Izutani of Sojitz Corporation of America.

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2018-19 Membership Directory Now Available

AVAILABLE NOW!
2018-19 Membership Directory 
会員企業名簿 2018-19

The Directory is an invaluable resource for information on Japanese and American member companies operating in the NY tri-state area. 

Included are:
* MEMBERSHIP PROFILES & DATA / 会員企業プロファイル
* ANNUAL MEMBER SURVEY / サーベイ結果
* INFORMATION SOURCES (US&Japan)/ 組織及び情報源(米国&日本)
* MAJOR JCCI ACTIVITIES / 組織概要及び活動内容

A complimentary copy of the directory has been sent to our member companies.

You may purchase additional copies here


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At the 15th Annual Dinner Cruise, JCCI Raises $5,000 Toward JEI (Japanese Educational Institute of New York)


JULY 17, 2018, WORLD YACHT MARINA PIER 81--With generous support from members, JCCI was able to raise $5,000 toward JEI (The Japanese Educational Institute of New York) at the 15th Annual Music and Dinner Cruise. What's more, all raffle purchases will go toward the 2018 July Western Japan Disaster Relief Fund. JCCI thanks you for your continuing cooperation and support. For photographs, please click here.


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Amidst the Rain, U.S. Educators Back in Town


Despite the flooding and rain that kept looming over the region, causing them to endure a 14-hour bus ride, the 29th U.S. Educator's have experienced a once in a lifetime, immersive two-weeks in Japan, visiting three public schools, and meeting with officials from the Japan Overseas Educational Services. They've toured Tokyo, Hiroshima, Kyoto, and had a home stay experience near Kyoto. What's more, they have also visited museums, shrines, temples, and memorials to experience the uniqueness of Japanese culture. Please click here to see some photos from the trip.

Special thanks to JTB, the Japan Overseas Educational Services (JOES), and ANA for making this trip a one to remember for a lifetime!

Welcome back to all the Educators!


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