A Tokyo-Windsor Wedding Tale – BCCJ Hosts Royal Wedding Viewing Party

On May 19, high-spirited crowds congregated outside Windsor Castle to witness an event for the history books - the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Meanwhile, 6000 miles away in the sparkling surroundings of the Conrad Tokyo, friends and acquaintances of the BCCJ gathered to cheer, whoop, shout and sing along with the Royal proceedings. As the happy couple tied the knot in spectacular, modern fashion, there was no shortage of special moments. From Bishop Curry's uninhibited 14-minute speech accompanied by lively expressions from the Royal family, to the breaks-from-tradition that rippled throughout the event - and all on a day when even the British weather behaved.
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May 30, 2018

Diversity Drill Down Hackathon

In our 70th anniversary year, the BCCJ is rolling out a series of events and activities, with the purpose of boosting innovation through diversity.

June 7, 2018

Joint Chamber Summer Cocktail 2018

Want to gather new business contacts whilst sipping on cocktails? If so, this joint chamber event is the perfect way to cool off from the summer heat and enlarge your circle!

June 14, 2018

What keeps you awake at night?

On the afternoon of June 14, we will hold an interactive workshop to examine and explore the key issues that are creating stress and uncertainty for BCCJ member firms in 2018. This is an opportunity to share your concerns with others who are operating in similar situations, and work together to formulate solutions for getting a good night’s sleep.

June 15, 2018

51 Night at BeBu

The BCCJ's 51 Nights are "just for fun" networking evenings where BCCJ members can reconnect with old friends and meet new contacts. Join us on June 15 for an evening of informal networking with around 40 guests, amid the effortlessly stylish ambience of Andaz's BeBu Bar.

June 24, 2018

BCCJ Cup – Annual Golf Day

You are invited to join the next Annual BCCJ Golf Day, to be held at the Gold Tochigi President's Country Club on June 24 (Sunday) 2018. The Jack Nicklaus-designed course is one of the most scenic around and, at the same time, easy to play!

July 3, 2018

21st Century Solutions - how Diversity and Inclusion is shaping Japan and Scotland

July 10, 2018

Lunch with the Lord Mayor of London

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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 May 2018 edition of BCCJ ACUMEN is now online!

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May 30, 2018

Diversity Drill Down Hackathon

In our 70th anniversary year, the BCCJ is rolling out a series of events and activities, with the purpose of boosting innovation through diversity.

June 7, 2018

Joint Chamber Summer Cocktail 2018

Want to gather new business contacts whilst sipping on cocktails? If so, this joint chamber event is the perfect way to cool off from the summer heat and enlarge your circle!

June 14, 2018

What keeps you awake at night?

On the afternoon of June 14, we will hold an interactive workshop to examine and explore the key issues that are creating stress and uncertainty for BCCJ member firms in 2018. This is an opportunity to share your concerns with others who are operating in similar situations, and work together to formulate solutions for getting a good night’s sleep.

June 15, 2018

51 Night at BeBu

The BCCJ's 51 Nights are "just for fun" networking evenings where BCCJ members can reconnect with old friends and meet new contacts. Join us on June 15 for an evening of informal networking with around 40 guests, amid the effortlessly stylish ambience of Andaz's BeBu Bar.

June 24, 2018

BCCJ Cup – Annual Golf Day

You are invited to join the next Annual BCCJ Golf Day, to be held at the Gold Tochigi President's Country Club on June 24 (Sunday) 2018. The Jack Nicklaus-designed course is one of the most scenic around and, at the same time, easy to play!

July 3, 2018

21st Century Solutions - how Diversity and Inclusion is shaping Japan and Scotland

July 10, 2018

Lunch with the Lord Mayor of London

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May 25, 2018

“Dive in” to rugby – Jaguar Land Rover on the Rugby World Cup 2019

Unfamiliarity with rugby shouldn’t deter firms from getting involved in the Rugby World Cup (RWC), according to Magnus Hansson, representative director CEO of BCCJ Platinum Member Jaguar Land Rover Japan Limited. Instead, firms need simply to understand the rugby community to develop marketing opportunities for the upcoming global sporting event.

May 25, 2018

UK marketers lead on creativity insights for Tokyo 2020

British innovators and creatives were among the award-winning speakers at Global Marketing Week 2018 in Tokyo, in mid-May, where new anti-stereotyping marketing guidance was launched. It was only the third time the conference has been hosted in Asia in the past decade, but organisers said Tokyo was a natural choice this year because global marketers want a chance to gain insights on Japan ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

May 25, 2018

Japan House London to open in June

Europe’s first Japan House is to open in London on 22nd June, to offer authentic and surprising encounters with Japan. The new home for Japanese creativity and innovation will showcase art, design, gastronomy and technology from across the nation over three floors in a renovated Art Decco building on Kensington High Street. Facilities include a temporary exhibition gallery, event space, library, shop, restaurant and tourist information area.

May 22, 2018

Japan in the News: May 19-25

Latest developments in the Japan news

May 18, 2018

May 2018 ACUMEN now online!

Mad Dogs and Englishmen (and women) | Britain and Japan: A close relationship | Dreaming of Tokyoxit | British skills, Japanese tastes | Sports economy forum

May 17, 2018

The business case for D&I

Ahead of the BCCJ’s Diversity Drill Down Hackathon on 30th May, we consider why D&I matters to firms and how can they achieve it. Successful D&I management brings "different experiences, perspectives and approaches" and helps companies' makes "better quality decisions, often faster, and in a more fact-based manner”. We take a look at why D&I should matter with a focus on Japan, and how to successfully incorporate it.

May 17, 2018

A shared cyber vision for UK and Japan

In the age of technological globalisation, it is more pertinent than ever for Japan to create a strong online infrastructure for the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics and 2019 Rugby World Cup. It will be a victory for both athletes and online consumers alike.