Upcoming Events

    • 23 Jun 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (UTC+09:00)
    • Zoom (Online Meeting)

    [SME/Tourism] Regional Hospitality and Tourism in Japan: Current Challenges and Future Solutions

    The ANZCCJ SME Networking Community will host an online workshop, Regional Hospitality and Tourism in Japan: Current Challenges and Future Solutions, to provide a platform where the ANZCCJ local hospitality and tourism members can connect with each other and share the challenges they are facing, as well as the solutions they have found during the pandemic. Through this workshop, we also hope to understand what support these businesses require from ANZCCJ and their fellow members, so that we will be able to assist them effectively now and when international borders reopen. This workshop is designed for our Non-Kanto ANZCCJ Hospitality and Tourism Members but we welcome you to join if you are interested in this workshop.


    Date: Wednesday 23 June

    Time: 18:00 JST (60-90min)

    Location: Zoom (Online Meeting)


    - Mr. Kevin Molland (Hakuba, Nagano)– Company President, JHN Travel Ltd & Hakuba Resort Investments Ltd

    - Mr. Shuhei Meguro (Myogo, Niigata) – Sales, LOTTE Arai Resort
    - Ms. Jessica Hallams (Sendai, Miyagi)– Tour Development Director, In-outbound Sendai Matsushima Inc.
    - TBC (Kyoto) Hyatt Regency Kyoto
    - TBC (Ishigaki island, Okinawa & Tomamu, Hokkaido) – Club Med


    - Sally Townsend - ANZCCJ Chair & Commissioner for South Australia to Japan and Korea, Australian Trade and Investment Commission

    *We encourage participants to introduce themselves after the speaker's presentation, and to actively participate in the discussion session afterwards, sharing their experiences, thoughts, and questions. If you only want to watch and listen, please turn off your camera.

    • 28 Jun 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (UTC+09:00)
    • Online

    [Webinar] TOSBEC x ANZCCJ - Tips for starting a business in Tokyo

    Would you like to hear some tips for starting business in Tokyo by an entrepreneur who has succeeded in starting a company? Tokyo One-Stop Business Establishment Center, which we call TOSBEC, has been supporting many foreign entrepreneurs every year. This time, with the collaboration with the Australian and New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ANZCCJ), we will invite a speaker who recently established a company in Tokyo utilizing TOSBEC. The presentation will cover tips and personal experiences regarding starting a business as a foreigner in Tokyo.

    ▼Recommended for

    ・Those who want to start a successful business in Japan


    ・Tips for starting a business in Tokyo

    ・Experiences with TOSBEC


    June 28th, 2021(Mon)12:00-13:00


    Jim Giguere - Granite Organics Co., Ltd. Representative Director

    Native of the USA, after graduating university in 2008, came to

    Japan for the first time as an English teacher. After spending 2 years,

    returned to the US to attend graduate study. In 2014, he entered

    Japanese university as a Doctorate candidate. After joining an instructing

    and consulting firm in Tokyo, he established Granite Organics Co., Ltd. in

    November 2020.

    • 01 Jul 2021
    • 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM (UTC+09:00)
    • Zoom

    The AJBCC is pleased to invite ANZCCJ members to the exclusive webinar, Reviewing the Japan Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) and How to Maximise the Benefits for Business.

    Date: Thurs 1 July 2021
    Time: 10:30AM to 11:15AM AEST (9:30AM - 10:15AM JST)

    Location: Zoom (online)


    • Elisabeth Bowes (Chief Negotiator and FAS, DFAT)
    • Brett Cooper (returning Senior Trade Commissioner, Austrade - Tokyo)

    Australia's Chief Negotiator on Free Trade Agreements, Elisabeth Bowes, joins us to discuss DFAT's review of the Japan Australia Economic Partnership Agreement with returning Austrade Senior Trade Commissioner, Brett Cooper, fresh from his posting in Tokyo. How effective has the Agreement been in lifting business outcomes with Japan? How might the review bring about better results for Australian business? And how can Australian business most effectively provide input?
    Andrew Parker (Partner - Asia Practice Leader, PwC) will moderate the discussion and provide input from the perspective of Australian business.

    The webinar will include an opportunity for Q&A with our guest speakers.

    For more information on DFAT's review of the JAEPA, click here

Past events

03 Jun 2021 TIER Committee: Technology's Role in the Future of International Education
31 May 2021 Young Generation Program: Launch Meeting
26 May 2021 [SME Workshop/Law] The Legal Landscape in Japan (English)
25 May 2021 South Australia: Hydrogen Export Opportunities
25 May 2021 JANZ Society: 2021 Australian Ambassador's Cup Golf Event
13 May 2021 ACCJ & ANZCCJ Virtual Networking
12 May 2021 [Postponed] SME Rooftop Networking Night
23 Apr 2021 Food, Agriculture & Hospitality Committee: Wine Tasting and Networking Evening
21 Apr 2021 [SME Workshop/Culture] Cross-Cultural Management (English)
21 Apr 2021 JNZBC: Japan Forum
08 Apr 2021 [Virtual] ESG Disclosures: Tackling Legal and Business Challenges & Avoiding the Pitfalls of Greenwashing
31 Mar 2021 Time for a Cuppa: TIER Committee Update and Networking Meeting
24 Mar 2021 [SME Workshop/HR] What are the key ingredients to create a powerful organisation for your enterprise?
17 Mar 2021 Sports for Business: Sports Marketing Industry Commentary on the Tokyo Olympics
11 Mar 2021 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami 10-Year Anniversary - Memorial Service -
05 Mar 2021 [Webinar] International Women’s Day 2021 リーダーシップを発揮する⼥性たち:コロナ禍の世界で平等な未来を実現する
03 Mar 2021 [Webinar] Building your own Professional Brand
04 Feb 2021 TIER Committee Launch Series: Green Technology: How is New Zealand innovation mitigating the effects of climate change?
28 Jan 2021 [Cancelled] ANZCCJ Shinnenkai 2021
15 Jan 2021 [Webinar] GSE x TOPPAN: Business Success in Japan - Understanding the Culture and Mindset

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