Upcoming Events

Monthly Mixer-Happy Canada Day Party

  • June 29 (Fri) Registration Closed
  • 10:00 ~ 12:00
  • Cafe 246
  • 4,500 yen (members)

July 1st is Canada's 145th birthday. Come join the CCCJ in kicking off the Canada Day weekend at our most Canadian event of the year. Immediately following the AGM, Members and their guests are encouraged to walk over to Cafe 246 to enjoy a fine selection of foods and drinks, while taking in as much Canadiana we can squeeze into a two-hour period!


Women in Leadership

The Women in Business Committee welcomes the distinguished Ms. Susan Roos, employment attorney and wife of U.S. Ambassador to Japan John Roos, for what promises to be a thought-provoking address on the challenges women face in the global workplace.

Annual Joint Chamber Summer Cocktail

  • June 15 (Fri) Registration Closed
  • 09:30 ~ 11:30
  • Embassy of Canada
  • 8,000 yen (members)

The sun is shining and the temperature is rising! Just in time for one of the most popular joint Chamber functions of the year.

Annually attracting roughly 300 guests, the Joint Chamber Summer Cocktail Party held at the Embassy of Canada continues to offer an excellent opportunity to meet new contacts, develop business leads, and catch up with friends and business acquaintances before the summer holiday season.

This joint event is organized by Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan (CCCJ) with support from our friends at:

Meet the Candidates-Monthly Mixer

The 2012 CCCJ Board of Governors Election is well underway. To bring Candidates and Members together face-to-face, the CCCJ is organizing a Town Hall Meeting next Wednesday, June 13th. First, all Members are invited to take in the CCCJ management in action by attending the Monthly Board and Committee Meeting held at TMI Associates 23rd Floor from 6:00 to 7:30pm.

Special performance by Darren Sigesmund and his sextet

  • June 05 (Tue) Registration Closed
  • 10:00 ~ 13:00
  • Oakwood Premier
  • 4,000 yen (members)

As part of the their Asia-Pacific Tour, Award-winning, Toronto-based Jazz composer Darren Sigesmund and his sextet will perform at a special CCCJ-Joint Chamber Event on June 5th at Oakwood Premier Tokyo Midtown. This sextet has won awards, including at the world-renowned Montreal Jazz Festival. Event flyer

Please join us for this unique opportunity. CCCJ members are encouraged to participate, as it will be one opportunity to meet the 2012 CCCJ Election candidates.

Golf Tournament 2012

  • May 31 (Thu) to June 01 (Fri) Registration Closed
  • 22:00 ~ 12:00
  • Dai Atsugi Country Club
  • 24,000 yen

The Annual CCCJ Golf Tournament in cooperation with the Canada Japan Society.

After Olympus....What Do Foreign Investors Want Most From Japanese Companies?

  • May 28 (Mon) Registration Closed
  • 07:00 ~ 09:00
  • TMI Associates, 23rd Floor
  • 5,000 yen

Arranged in collaboration with The Board Director Training Institute of Japan and TMI Associates

Fiscal year 2011 seems to have been the year of corporate scandals and governance mishaps in Japan. Olympus, Daio Paper, AIJ, Kyushu Electric, others....you name the type of scandal, it may well have occurred in 2011. As a result, policymakers have voiced serious concern about the need to improve corporate governance because "foreign money is deserting the market".

Managing the Media in a Crisis

The CCCJ has arranged for media training specialist David Wagner to deliver a thought-provoking session on what companies need to bear in mind when a crisis hits.

Issues only become crises when the media get involved - and the media have enormous power to affect the outcome of the crisis and the future of your business. Favorable media coverage can trigger positive actions among customers, investors, employees and other stakeholders. Negative exposure can inflict damage that takes years to reverse.

Giving Back to Japan 2: Community Leaders Report

During the past 12 months, a great deal of progress has been made in terms of relieving people's immediate needs, yet years of reconstruction stretch ahead in Tohoku. And while the Government of Japan is of necessity first addressing major infrastructural needs, the view from the region's cities and towns is understandably more focused on the minutiae of repairing the social fabric of communities that have literally been torn asunder.

Venture Capital: New Opportunities

  • May 15 (Tue) Registration Closed
  • 09:00 ~ 11:00
  • Aoyama Robbins Club
  • 7,000 yen (member) | 8,000 yen (non-member)

The scarcity of real venture capital in Japan has created an opportunity for Venture Capital firms that are seeking quality Japan-based firms and opportunities to invest  in. Four leading Venture Capital firm representatives will make presentations on the type of investment opportunities they are seeking and how recipient firms can successfully access them. Don’t miss this ground-breaking opportunity!