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JASM Professionals Group, May 25th

Posted by on Mar 15, 2016 in Events, General | 0 comments

JASM Professionals Group, May 25th

On Wednesday, May 25th, JASM members and non-members alike are welcome to participate in our JASM Professionals Group (JPG) event at Saji-Ya Restaurant, at 5:30pm.  JPG — put on by JASM’s Young Professionals Group Committee — provides networking opportunities primarily for business professionals at social events. Here, fellow professionals can tell stories about their experiences in Japan as well as share interests in the culture and society both from a personal and professional perspective.  Please join JASM Professional Group for some great discussion in the wonderful ambiance of Saji-Ya.   Date: Wednesday, May 25th Time: 5:30-7:30 P.M. Location:...

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Corporate Roundtable: Aki Ito, Localizing your business

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Events | 0 comments

Corporate Roundtable: Aki Ito, Localizing your business

Corporate Roundtable: Wednesday, March 16th   If you want to market your products in Japan, how do you think you should approach the market? Join this first JASM Corporate Roundtable of the year and find what to keep in mind in building your promotional strategies for the market in Japan.   What taboos should you be aware of, and what aspects of Japanese culture should you consider to be successful in marketing your products in Japan.   Aki Ito, the president of LocalizationGuy.com, will be speaking about how localization is important in doing business overseas. Aki will share his ideas and suggestions on how making the most of your...

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The Story of Crow Boy

Posted by on Feb 17, 2016 in Events | 0 comments

The Story of Crow Boy

THE STORY OF CROW BOY Message from Momoko Tanno: Dear Friends, I would like to offer you free tickets to the Story of Crow Boy which opens this week. It is based on the children’s book Crow Boy, and In the Heart of the Beast Puppet Theater is an amazing theater company. This work is a beautiful show which resonates with many Japanese and Japanese Americans and Americans alike.  I hope you don’t miss this opportunity. Please respond to this e-mail <momotanno@gmail.com> to reserve your free tickets to the special performance on February 20th at 2pm.  (first-come-first-serve) For all other dates, please order through this link. This opportunity is...

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Kizuna Program 5th Anniversary, Thursday, 10th

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016 in Events, General | 0 comments

Kizuna Program 5th Anniversary, Thursday, 10th

Creating a New Tohoku: Firsthand Observations on its Recovery and an Update on the Economy – Insights on the Fifth Anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake Thursday, March 10 Registration Starts 11:30am Event starts at Noon Macalester College Harmon Room DeWitt Wallace Library 1600 Grand Avenue St. Paul, MN 55105 About the Program:  To commemorate the Fifth Anniversary of The Great East Japan Earthquake, we are honored to present a special program on the progress being made in northeastern Japan, featuring a keynote address by Akihiro Ohyama, Chairman and CEO, IRIS USA.; and Ichiro Soné, Chief Executive Director, JETRO Chicago.   Speaker: Ichiro...

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J-Quiz/National Japan Bowl Fundraising

Posted by on Dec 1, 2015 in Events, Fundraising | 0 comments

J-Quiz/National Japan Bowl Fundraising

“Of all the opportunities I have been lucky enough to stumble upon, the trip I took to Washington DC. with JASM has been one of the most rewarding…I am incredibly grateful for JASM for giving students like me an opportunity like this.” — Benjamin Allard Please support JASM to raise money for the 2016 J-Quiz and the trip to National Japan Bowl. Click on the poster below to see the detail.   Thank you for helping JASM to grow and continue to be a force in building U.S. – Japan relationships of many kinds in Minnesota. How to Donate By Check: Please make the check out to “JASM” and mail it to: Japan America Society of Minnesota Riverplace...

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