Rugby Alliance launches, coalition of 8 international Chambers of Commerce

With only one year until the Rugby World Cup, 8 foreign Chambers of Commerce in Japan have formally announced the creation of a coalition, The Rugby Alliance, launched at a special event “Rugby World Cup 2019 – One Year To Go” on Wednesday, September 19 at Happo-en. The mission of The Rugby Alliance is to support Japan’s delivery of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, fostering a legacy of more inclusive communities that embrace opportunities for international business and exchange.
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Sept. 26, 2018

Small is GREAT XIII - Organic Growth

Why would a person take the risk of quitting a well-paid and enjoyable top job in a wonderful company to start his own business, especially when it is said that 90% of start-ups fail? At our next Small is GREAT session on the evening of September 26, Duco Delgorge will explain his transition from head of a company to entrepreneur, and give pointers on what anyone who has similar thoughts might want to consider before making such a move.

Oct. 4, 2018

Tokyo Disaster: Get Prepared

Are you ready for a big disaster to strike Tokyo? Up to date with the Japanese Government's hazard maps and risk register? Confident in your family's BCP (business contingency plan)? Stocked up with emergency supplies and familiar with lessons learned from recent disasters across the country?

Oct. 11, 2018

Night with the Irish 2018

It's that time of year again! The BCCJ is delighted to be teaming up with the IJCC (Ireland Japan Chamber of Commerce) on Thursday October 11, for our annual "Night with the Irish".

Oct. 23, 2018

European Joint Chamber Networking Party 2018

Come and join more than 200 guests at the must-attend event of the year for networking with business people from over 10 European Chambers of commerce. An evening of networking with fine food and free-flow wine awaits you. A free raffle will be organized and you just may be the winner of one of the beautiful prizes offered by our member companies.

Nov. 2, 2018

2018 British Business Awards

In our 70th anniversary year we are aiming to host the biggest and best event in the history of the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan: the 2018 British Business Awards (BBA)! Launched in 2008, our not-for-profit gala event recognises excellence and promotes success and innovation across all industries. The BBA also acclaim the important social contributions made by organisations through their commitment to community, ethical behaviour, and environmental sustainability.

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Welcome to the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan

The BCCJ welcomes members of all nationalities. Our five membership categories provide a range of options to suit every eligible company and individual in Japan, and non-resident members are also welcome.

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BCCJ ACUMEN

Latest issue:
The July 2018 edition of BCCJ ACUMEN is now online!

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Sept. 26, 2018

Small is GREAT XIII - Organic Growth

Why would a person take the risk of quitting a well-paid and enjoyable top job in a wonderful company to start his own business, especially when it is said that 90% of start-ups fail? At our next Small is GREAT session on the evening of September 26, Duco Delgorge will explain his transition from head of a company to entrepreneur, and give pointers on what anyone who has similar thoughts might want to consider before making such a move.

Oct. 4, 2018

Tokyo Disaster: Get Prepared

Are you ready for a big disaster to strike Tokyo? Up to date with the Japanese Government's hazard maps and risk register? Confident in your family's BCP (business contingency plan)? Stocked up with emergency supplies and familiar with lessons learned from recent disasters across the country?

Oct. 11, 2018

Night with the Irish 2018

It's that time of year again! The BCCJ is delighted to be teaming up with the IJCC (Ireland Japan Chamber of Commerce) on Thursday October 11, for our annual "Night with the Irish".

Oct. 23, 2018

European Joint Chamber Networking Party 2018

Come and join more than 200 guests at the must-attend event of the year for networking with business people from over 10 European Chambers of commerce. An evening of networking with fine food and free-flow wine awaits you. A free raffle will be organized and you just may be the winner of one of the beautiful prizes offered by our member companies.

Nov. 2, 2018

2018 British Business Awards

In our 70th anniversary year we are aiming to host the biggest and best event in the history of the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan: the 2018 British Business Awards (BBA)! Launched in 2008, our not-for-profit gala event recognises excellence and promotes success and innovation across all industries. The BBA also acclaim the important social contributions made by organisations through their commitment to community, ethical behaviour, and environmental sustainability.

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Sept. 21, 2018

Legalizing marriage equality would be economically good for business in Japan

(TOKYO, JAPAN – SEPTEMBER 19, 2018) The American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ) today published a Viewpoint recommending to the Government of Japan the extension of freedom to marry to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) couples as good for business in Japan and strengthening the country’s status on the international stage. The Viewpoint has also been endorsed by the ANZCCJ, BCCJ, CCCJ and IJCC.

Sept. 21, 2018

Rugby World Cup 2019: Guidance and tips for fans travelling for the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan.

Many fans will be travelling to Japan to watch the tournament. Here are some tips to help make your visit safe and enjoyable.

Sept. 20, 2018

Welcome: Turner & Townsend

Turner & Townsend has been supporting clients in Asia since 1990. From 16 offices in nine countries, our 520 people provide an essential combination of local knowledge and global best practice, making the difference to companies throughout the region in the hi-tech, manufacturing, commercial, transport, health and education, retail and leisure and hospitality industries. Clients that we have worked for include Nissan, Hong Kong International Airport, Virgin Hyperloop and Maserati.

Sept. 20, 2018

Japan in the News: Sept 14 - Sept 20

The latest developments in Japan news

Sept. 14, 2018

Welcome: YUZEN Translation LLC

YUZEN Translation is a specialist translation company based in the centre of Tokyo. We have completed a number of successful projects for the energy, environment, and shipping industry together with a number of localization and bespoke projects in other fields. We pride ourselves on being able to work very closely with our clients from start to finish, and beyond, to ensure that expectations are exceeded.

Sept. 13, 2018

Japan in the News: Sept 9 - Sept 13

The latest developments in Japanese news

Sept. 12, 2018

Nominate for the 2018 British Business Awards

Nominate your favourite companies - and even your own organisation - to win a British Business Award. Nominating is simple and free!

Sept. 7, 2018

Hokkaido Earthquake: resources

This week, one day after being hit by the strongest typhoon in 25 years, Japan was struck by a M-6.7 ...

Sept. 6, 2018

A Magnitude 6.7 earthquake occurred in Hokkaido on 6 September 2018

At 03:12 JST on 6 September a Magnitude 6.7 earthquake occurred in Hokkaido, northern Japan. The quake cut the power supply to nearly 3 million homes in the prefecture while transportation throughout the island has been disrupted, including the airport and trains. Aftershocks are expected to continue for the next few days.