Corporate Membership Benefits

Corporate membership with the Society offers uncommon access to the people and issues defining US-Japan relations. In addition, Japan Society membership brings your company:

  • Programs tailored to your needs and interests, providing networking opportunities and insights into the vital connections between Northern California, Japan and the Pacific Rim
  • Opportunities for publicity and targeted community exposure
  • On-site corporate language classes customized to your industry-specific needs

Please join us in our mission to promote the lively and lucrative relationship between the peoples and businesses of Japan and the United States.

Please note, membership is non-refundable.

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Yokozuna ($10,000+)  (Top Elite Level/Grand Champion)

  • Individual Memberships: One-year individual memberships to JSNC for an unlimited number of local employees (registration required)
  • Complimentary Event Registrations: Ten (10) complimentary tickets to JSNC speaker events throughout the year (advanced registration required)
  • Speaking Event: Opportunity to host an event or network gathering and to introduce your company to JSNC corporate members
  • Committee Participation: Invitation to sit on selected JSNC and/or Innovation Committees
  • C-Suite Series: Invitation for one to exclusive series of intimate VIP events
  • Event Hosting: Opportunity to host JSNC events (as-needed basis)
  • Pacific Salon: Invitation for two (2) to Pacific Salon Event hosted by the Consul General of Japan of San Francisco
  • Special Events: Invitation to occasional special receptions and speakers
  • Preferred Seating: Preferred seating for speaker events (advanced registration required)
  • Innovation Symposium: 10 complimentary tickets to annual Japan-US Innovation Symposium (advanced registration required)
  • Japanese Language Program Discounts: Discounted rates for group Japanese language classes and one-on-one tutoring at your company site or at JSNC office
  • JSNC Network: Connections to JSNC network through JSNC Corporate Membership Team
  • Online Directory: Listing in online JSNC Member Directory
  • Sponsorship Opportunities: Invitations to sponsor JSNC events and programs
  • JSNC e-Newsletter: Complimentary subscription for all employees

$ 10,000.00+

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Ozeki ($5,000-$9,999)  (Second Elite Level/Champion)

  • Individual Memberships: One-year individual memberships to JSNC for 15 named local employees (registration required)
  • Committee Participation: Invitation to sit on selected JSNC and/or Innovation Committees
  • C-Suite Series: Invitation for one to exclusive series of intimate VIP events
  • Event Hosting: Opportunity to host JSNC events (as-needed basis)
  • Pacific Salon: Invitation for two (1st alternate) to Pacific Salon Event hosted by the Consul General of Japan of San Francisco
  • Special Events: Invitation to occasional special receptions and speakers
  • Preferred Seating: Preferred seating for speaker events (advanced registration required)
  • Innovation Symposium: 6 complimentary tickets to annual Japan-US Innovation Symposium (advanced registration required)
  • Preferred Marketing Package: Company profile and logo introduced in JSNC e-newsletter, name (including company logo and link) listed on JSNC website and in JSNC print materials
  • Japanese Language Program Discounts: Discounted rates for group Japanese language classes and one-on-one tutoring at your company site or at JSNC office
  • JSNC Network: Connections to JSNC network through JSNC Corporate Membership Team
  • Online Directory: Listing in online JSNC Member Directory
  • Sponsorship Opportunities: Invitations to sponsor JSNC events and programs
  • JSNC e-Newsletter: Complimentary subscription for all employees

$ 5,000.00+

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Sekiwake ($2,500-$4,999) (Third Elite Level)

  • Individual Memberships: One-year individual JSNC memberships for ten (10) named local employees (registration required)
  • C-Suite Series: Invitation for one to exclusive series of intimate VIP events
  • Event Hosting: Opportunity to host JSNC events (as-needed basis)
  • Pacific Salon: Invitation for one (2nd alternate) to Pacific Salon Events hosted by the Consul General of Japan of San Francisco
  • Special Events: Invitation to occasional special receptions and speakers
  • Innovation Symposium: Four (4) complimentary tickets to annual Japan-US Innovation Symposium (advanced registration required)
  • Preferred Seating: Preferred seating for speaker events (advanced registration required)
  • Preferred Marketing Package: Company profile and logo introduced in JSNC e-newsletter, name (including company logo and link) listed on JSNC website and in JSNC print materials
  • Japanese Language Program Discounts: Discounted rates for group Japanese language classes and one-on-one tutoring at your company site or at JSNC office
  • JSNC Network: Connections to JSNC network through JSNC Corporate Membership Team
  • Online Directory: Listing in online JSNC Member Directory
  • Sponsorship Opportunities: Invitations to sponsor JSNC events and programs
  • JSNC e-Newsletter: Complimentary subscription for all employees

$ 2,500.00+

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Komusubi ($1,500-$2,499) (Fourth Elite Level)

  • Individual Memberships: One-year individual JSNC memberships for five (5) named local employees (registration required)
  • Innovation Symposium: Two (2) complimentary tickets to annual Japan-US Innovation Symposium (advanced registration required)
  • Preferred Seating: Preferred seating for speaker events (advanced registration required)
  • Preferred Marketing Package: Company profile and logo introduced in JSNC e-newsletter, name (including company logo and link) listed on JSNC website and in JSNC print materials
  • Japanese Language Program Discounts: Discounted rates for group Japanese language classes and one-on-one tutoring at your company site or at JSNC office
  • JSNC Network: Connections to JSNC network through JSNC Corporate Membership Team
  • Online Directory: Listing in online JSNC Member Directory
  • Sponsorship Opportunities: Invitations to sponsor JSNC events and programs
  • JSNC e-Newsletter: Complimentary subscription for all employees

$ 1,500.00+

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Maegashira ($500-$1,499) (Fifth Elite Level)

(Note that the Maegashira level membership is restricted to organizations with fewer than 5 employees and nonprofit organizations)

  • Individual Memberships: One-year individual JSNC memberships for two (2) named local employees (registration required)
  • Standard Marketing Package: Company name (including link) listed on JSNC website and in JSNC print materials
  • JSNC Network: Connections to JSNC network through JSNC Corporate Membership Team
  • Online Directory: Listing in online JSNC Member Directory
  • Sponsorship Opportunities: Invitations to sponsor JSNC events and programs
  • JSNC e-Newsletter: Complimentary subscription for all employees

$ 500.00+

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NOTES:

  • Corporate Membership is for one calendar year (January 1, 2016 – December 31, 2016)
  • GENERAL JAPAN SOCIETY programs will be noted on JSNC website and other JSNC announcements for clarity
  • Present corporate identification upon request for programs and classes
  • Above benefits are subject to change without notice