Past Events - 2023-10

Tax Planning For Canadian Expats in Japan

  • June 21 (Wed) Registration Closed
  • 19:00 ~ 21:00
  • Member -- Free; Non-member ¥2,000 (In-person) | ¥1,000 (Online)

Trowbridge, a new Corporate member, Managing Director and international tax expert Arun (Ernie) Nagratha is returning to Japan to present important updates and advice on navigating personal and often complex tax issues for Canadian expats living in Japan. Ernie will cover a wide range of topics from a Canadian perspective. Ernie will be joined by Masahiro Yamazawa, Partner at Altesta Corporation (Tokyo) who will cover any Japanese specific questions.

Topics include:

Annual General Meeting 2023

  • June 16 (Fri) Registration Closed
  • 18:30 ~ 21:30
  • Hylife Pork Table
  • AGM -- Free of Charge | Post AGM Gatherings -- Members (before May 17) ¥6,000, Non-Members (before May 17) ¥7,500, Members (after May 17) ¥6,500, Non-Members (after May 17) ¥8,000

The time has come for the 2023 Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan's Annual General Meeting (AGM).

The AGM is open to CCCJ members only.

All CCCJ Members and Advisors are encouraged to attend.

Date: Friday, June 16th, 2023

Time: 18:30pm - 19:15pm AGM

          19:30pm - 21:30pm Networking Party

Venue: Hylife Pork Table in Daikanyama


AGM: Free

AGM and Networking Party for Members (Early bird): ¥6,000

Rugby World Cup 2023 – Three Months to Go

  • June 09 (Fri) Registration Closed
  • 18:30 ~ 21:00
  • CCIFJ Event Space
  • Members -- ¥4,000, Non-Members -- ¥8,000

The CCCJ is pleased to be teaming up with the French Chamber of Commerce and Industries in Japan (CCIFJ), the Australia New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ANZCCJ), the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan (BCCJ) and the Irish Chamber of Commerce in Japan (IJCC) on a special event to commemorate the 3 month countdown to the Rugby World Cup 2023.

Joint Chamber Energy Industry Mixer

[Tickets Sold Out. Thank you!]

Come along to meet new colleagues across the energy industry. Whether you work in renewables, energy tech, policy, government relations, commodities, energy project finance, electricity retail, or the like, this is a great opportunity to catch up with old industry colleagues and make new ones. ACCJ Energy Committee leaders will proactively introduce new members and guests to others around the room, so everyone can quickly get in on the fun.

Air Canada - CCCJ Lunch Reception

Please join us to hear from Mark Nasr, Executive Vice President, Marketing, Digital and President of Aeroplan, and Andy Shibata, Vice President Brand, where they'll share their Marketing Strategy over the Grand Hyatt Tokyo's fine food.

Don't miss the opportunity to learn the latest information from Air Canada, our Sustaining member!

Date: Monday, May 22nd

Time: 12:00pm - 13:30pm (Doors open at 11:45am)

Special Monthly Mixer -- Meet the Candidates

The 2023 CCCJ Board of Governors Election is about to get underway. The CCCJ is organizing a special monthly mixer gathering on Thursday, May 11th at Midtown BBQ Tokyo in order to bring Candidates and Members together face-to-face. Come hear from Candidates what they wish to bring to the management of your Chamber and get to know them on a social level over a fine spread of food and drink. 

Date: Thursday, May 11th

Time: Doors open at 6:45pm

           7:00pm - 9:00pm  Networking (Standing buffet & 2-hour free flow drinks)


CCCJ Market Access Advisory Committee (MAAC) proudly invites you to its inaugural MAAC Forum, where you'll hear the latest information from the national and local governments, as well as hands-on stories of business leaders' experience doing business in Japan. The Forum will be led by Shailesh Shukla, ICD.D,MBA,BE, Chair of Market Access Advisory Committee and
Governor Yamamoto will talk about Gunma's initiative to invite foreign companies, while Ms. Amano from METI will introduce the Invest in Japan program.

Date: Friday, April 14th

Purchasing Power With Purpose: How Supplier Diversity Works for Everyone

  • April 04 (Tue) Registration Closed
  • 18:00 ~ 21:00
  • Google Japan (Shibuya Office) Events Space
  • Members (in-person) -- ¥6,000, Members (online) -- ¥600, Non-Members (in-person) -- ¥9,400, Non-Members (online) -- ¥1,200

Our Global Diversity Management Committee Chair (Dr. Jackie F. Steele) has been pleased to collaborate with many progressive allies on this exciting event where we will introduce the Pride Business Alliance Japan, the first LGTBQ Chamber of Commerce in Japan. We hope to see many in-person or online. 

Break Dance Lesson 101

The CCCJ Wellness Committee invites you to a fun fitness activity – Break Dance 101!

Any fitness activity is good for our health. Let’s take this rare opportunity to learn from two professionals how to do some simple break dance moves in a safe environment. Family members, including children, are welcome to join.

The lesson will be led by Jason Tao, who is from Edmonton and has been breaking for 15 years since high school, and Aki Kaneko, Chair of the CCCJ Events Committee, who is born in Toronto and has been breaking for 18 years.