2019

Advertising Week Asia

June 12, 2019 | Business News

      Ad industry: Sporting events catalyst for change Some 13,000 marketing and media executives from across APAC converged on Tokyo in late May to discuss global industry trends at Advertising Week Asia. A key theme was how public, private and non-profit sectors can utilise Japan’s upcoming sporting events to drive social and industry change. Supported by BCCJ ... Read more

How VR is transforming business - Lessons from EY and Shadow Factory

June 7, 2019 | Event Round Ups

BCCJ members visited EY’s new digital innovation centre, wavespace, on April 25 for an interactive workshop on what AR and VR can offer businesses. The event was the latest in the BCCJ’s “Under the Hood” series, set up to deliver insights on digital and technology innovation as part of the BCCJ’s 5.0 plan.  EY ... Read more

Congratulations to 2019 BCCJ Cup champion, Joe Fisher of Herbert Smith Freehills

June 4, 2019 | Event Round Ups

This year's British Chamber of Commerce in Japan (BCCJ) Golf Day, the "2019 BCCJ Cup" was held at the Gold Tochigi President's Country Club on May 31 (Friday) 2019.  Organised by the BCCJ Golf Taskforce, the event welcomed almost 50 players from the BCCJ and wider network with male and female players of all levels joining ... Read more

ARUP | UK firm supports Japan rail exports

May 24, 2019 | Event Round Ups

Inside my Company: Arup   Arup presented an introduction to its newest offering, rail consultancy, at a BCCJ “Inside my Company” event designed to provide access to the heart of member firms, in April. Founded in 1946 by Sir Ove Arup, the London-headquartered business has long provided engineering, design, planning, project management and consulting services for all aspects of ... Read more

British Market Council – British Hills 訪問セミナー/懇親会

May 24, 2019 | Member News

July 19 (Fri) - July 20 (Sat) 2019, the British Market Council will be hosting their 訪問セミナーat  British Hills. There will be a number of high-profile speakers from the UK-Japan community. Interested persons, please print and fill out the following form. DOWNLOAD FORM HERE Read more

ESR closes Japan Logistics Fund III and Enlarges Footprint in Singapore REIT Market

May 21, 2019 | Member News

  ESR closes Japan Logistics Fund III with an initial JPY200 billion investment capacity TOKYO/SINGAPORE/HONG KONG, 20 May 2019 – ESR, a leading Asia Pacific focused logistics real estate platform, today announced the closing of ESR Japan Logistics Fund 3 (RJLF3) with initial capacity to capitalize up to JPY200 billion (circa US$1.8 billion) of real estate ... Read more

BCCJ Partner with Tokyo Met Gov for Fintech Business Camp 2019

May 17, 2019 | Community

Objectives and Overview of the Program The British Chamber of Commerce in partnering with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government to promote and deliver an upcoming FinTech Business Camp Tokyo 2019.  In November 2017, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) formulated the “Global Financial City: Tokyo” Vision with the aim of making Tokyo an unrivalled global financial centre. The policy outlines ... Read more

April 2019 Acumen Available Now!

May 15, 2019

The April 2019 Acumen is available NOW!  Top Stories: BCCJ and Rugby Alliance Event: Diversity in Rugby Cherry Blossoms and Vice Chancellors Reasons to be Cheerful Hello, Reiwa!     Read more

BCCJ Cup 2019 - Become a Sponsor

May 14, 2019 | Community

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Failing too fast in Japan

May 10, 2019 | Member News

Alan Mockridge, President of Intralink America, pinpoints the three big reasons many North American startups are failing to make headway in Japan. The world’s a faster place. Not only are we expected to succeed faster, we’re now expected to fail faster. That’s OK, provided you’re working in a market where it’s possible to ... Read more