Upcoming Events

Innovations in Professional Development Programs

  • March 07 (Wed) Registration Closed
  • 09:30 ~ 11:00
  • TMI Associates, 23rd Floor
  • 5,000 (member) | 6,000 (guest) yen

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan (CCCJ) will host a Joint Chambers of Commerce Innovative MBA and Professional Development  Programs Seminar and Reception on March 7 at Roppongi Hills. This event is aimed at Country Managers, Heads of HR and Professional Development program candidates.

Following the Seminar and Q&A period, the CCCJ has arranged for a partially-sponsored post-seminar networking reception at Roppongi Hills Club for participants.

2012 APCAC U.S.- Asia Business Summit

You will want to take advantage of this major opportunity to hear from and network with key players from America, Japan and the Asia-Pacific region. The summit will draw some 300 delegates from over 20 countries, including senior representatives of American, Japanese and regional business and government, to the Prince Park Tower Hotel on March 1-2. This must-attend summit will showcase two days of programs exploring critical issues affecting American business in the region.

Joint Chamber Networking Evening with Swiss and Belgian-Luxembourg Chambers

  • February 28 (Tue) Registration Closed
  • 09:30 ~ 12:30
  • Oakwood Premier
  • 1,000 yen

Instead of hosting our traditional monthly mixer, this month we’ll join forces with our friends at the SCCIJ (Swiss Chamber) and the BLCCJ (Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber) for a Joint Chamber Networking Evening on Tuesday, February 28 at Oakwood Premier Tokyo Midtown.

Come prepared with your business cards: meet new contacts and catch up with friends and business partners! The evening will feature drinks, light snacks and casual networking. There will be a cash bar with wines, (Belgian) beer and soft drinks, all very reasonably priced at 500 Yen!

DTI "International Board Member" Course

  • February 24 (Fri) to February 25 (Sat) Registration Closed
  • 01:00 ~ 09:00
  • Offices of LexisNexis Japan
  • See website

Co-sponsor:  LexisNexis Japan
Supporters: Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan
The Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Enterprise Risk Services



The Board Director Training Institute of Japan - "Will the MOJ's Proposal Really Improve Corporate Governance?"

  • February 06 (Mon) Registration Closed
  • 07:00 ~ 09:00
  • Offices of GCA Savvian
  • Free

Master of Ceremonies: Kenichi Osugi, Professor at Chuo Law School
Speaker:   Professor Wataru Tanaka of Tokyo University (a member of the MOJ Company Law Subcommittee)
Panelists:  Akihiro Watanabe, Representative Director of GCA Savvian
Nicholas Benes, Representative Director of the Board Director Training Institute of Japan          

Attendance is free, but this is also an optional fund-raising event for "the willing". 

2011 Japanese Political Roundup and 2012 Outlook with Post-seminar Networking at Roppongi Hills Club

Join Tokyo's best known and most authoritative foreign born political analyst, Dan Harada, as he summarizes the main developments in the always tumultuous yet rarely straightforward world of Japanese national politics. 2011 began with one Prime Minister, and as is so often the case in Japan, it is ending under the leadership of another. What really happened and why? What is the likely future of Mr. Ozawa? When will the next election be held and what are the possible outcomes? Will Japan really embrace the TPP or are the internal opposing forces just too strong?

McGill Japan Forum: Entrepreneurship

  • February 01 (Wed) Registration Closed
  • 09:30 ~ 12:00
  • Hiltopia Gallery
  • 6,000 yen (members and guests)

he McGill MBA Japan program of the Desautels Faculty of Management invites you to attend the first McGill Japan Forum, on Wednesday February 1st, 2012.

McGill Japan Forum is a series of panel discussions organized by the McGill MBA Japan program and it will serve as an open venue for exchange between many members of the McGill community in Japan, and broader business community. This will be a chance to gain insights, ideas, and shared wisdom from leaders in their fields.

McGill Japan Forum #1


Shinnenkai – The year of Dragon

  • January 26 (Thu) Registration Closed
  • 10:00 ~ 12:00
  • Oakwood Premier
  • 3,000 yen (member)

The CCCJ will be holding its Shinnenkai bringing in 2012; the year of the dragon on January 26th, 2012 at the Oakwood Premier Tokyo Midtown. Come join CCCJ Members and their guests for a fun night in a friendly, social environment offered at a very reasonable price.

Mark your calendars, contact your guests and register early for what promises to be another enjoyable night with the Canada-Japan business community!

CCCJ Luncheon with Canada’s Parliamentary Secretary for Asia-Pacific, Deepak Obhrai.

In Japan to meet with Japanese businesses, academics and government officials as well as to collect information on the challenges and opportunities facing Canadian businesses in Japan; Canada’s Parliamentary Secretary for Asia-Pacific Deepak Obhrai will present to CCCJ Members on the importance of Japan to the Government of Canada’s Global Commerce Strategy. Following the presentation, there will be a roundtable discussion providing an opportunity for participants to voice their input to the Parliamentary Secretary on this fact-finding mission.

Annual Joint Chamber Bonenkai

The time is once again upon us to announce one of the most popular Joint-Chamber functions of the year!

Annually attracting over 300 guests, the Joint-Chamber Bonenkai continues to offer an excellent opportunity to meet new contacts, develop business leads, and catch up with friends and business acquaintances over a fine spread of food and beverages accompanied by some festive music. Held at the Embassy of Canada, this popular social networking event bringing the international business community together is not one to be missed!

The CCCJ Town Hall Meeting

On Friday, December 16 immediately prior to the Joint-Chamber Bonenkai being held at the Embassy of Canada, the CCCJ will be holding a Town Hall Meeting of CCCJ Members. The purpose of the Town Hall Meeting is to hear directly from Members and create discussion on how the Chamber can best represent Members’ interests, while carrying out the mandate of the CCCJ. The Board of Governors of the CCCJ, as well as the various Committee heads will be present to discuss their initiatives with hopes of gaining feedback from CCCJ Membership.

BDTI 's Two-Day “ Director Training” Course (Event in Japanese Only)

  • December 10 (Sat) to December 12 (Mon) Registration Closed
  • 23:30 ~ 09:00
  • White & Case LLP
  • See details from link below

(b) BDTI 's   Two-Day  “ Director  Training” Course  
(Co-sponsors: Westlaw Japan, Thomson Reuters, Supporters: White & Case LLP, The Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, a major auditing firm)
Instructors (subject to possible change):