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ANZCCJ to host the Rugby Charity Gala 2019 in Tokyo

02 Sep 2019 2:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The Australian and New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ANZCCJ) is proud to announce the ANZCCJ Rugby Charity Gala to be held at the Palace Hotel, Tokyo on Friday, September 27th, 2019.

This prestigious event will see the ANZCCJ host the who’s who of Japanese and international rugby as Japan plays host to the world’s largest rugby tournament. The event will also be attended by guests from the Australian and New Zealand embassies, local government, as well as international and local corporate supporters of rugby.

Attendees at the ANZCCJ Bledisloe Cup Gala held in 2018

Left to right : Steve Tew, CEO of New Zealand Rugby / Melanie Brock, Chair Emeritus of the ANZCCJ / Takenori Noda, Mayor of Kamaishi / Raelene Castle, CEO Rugby of Australia / Andrew Gauci, former Chair of the ANZCCJ / Richie McCaw, former All Blacks captain.

This year, the Chamber will be presenting three awards to people who have contributed to the growth of rugby in Japan and around the world.

The 3 award categories that will be presented on the night are:

            Leadership in Rugby Award  

            Diversity in Rugby Award

            Community Award

Funds raised at this this year’s event will support grass roots rugby clinics for Kamaishi children conducted by former All Blacks captain Richie McCaw and New Zealand Rugby at the new Kamaishi Recovery Stadium in Iwate Prefecture. Charities also supported will be ‘ChildFund Pass it Back’ and ‘Support Our Kids’.

With this event, the ANZCCJ continues its proud tradition of building on the great relationship shared by Australia, New Zealand and Japan across business, sport, and the wider community.

Tickets to this exclusive event are on sale now via the ANZCCJ website (information below). Seating is limited so book early to avoid disappointment. Guests at the Rugby Charity Gala will enjoy a four course menu infused with the finest Australian and New Zealand food and wine, with entertainment from world renowned singer songwriter and voice artist Donna Burke and her band, Ganime Jazz.

Event details:

     ANZCCJ Rugby Charity Gala 2019

     Date: Friday, 27th September, 2019

     Time: 19:00 - 21:00 (registration starts at 18:15)

     Venue: Aoi Ballroom 2F, Palace Hotel Tokyo (1-1-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005)

     Ticket Information:  www.anzccj.jp/event-3353143

     Dress Code: Business Attire or Black Tie (optional)


About the ANZCCJ

The Australian and New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ANZCCJ) is an independent, non-profit organisation that has been dedicated to the development of commerce between Australia, New Zealand and Japan since 1972.
The ANZCCJ currently has approximately 700 members. The membership consists of Australian and New Zealand members conducting business in Japan, Japanese companies with economic ties to Australia and New Zealand, overseas members and others maintaining business relationships between Japan and Australia/ New Zealand.

A downloadable PDF document containing this press release can be found here.

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