Corporate Membership

About Our Corporate Membership

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 that membership is non-refundable.

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

  • Individual Memberships: One-year individual memberships to JSNC for an unlimited number of employees (registration required)
  • Complimentary Tickets: Ten (10) complimentary tickets to annual Japan-US Innovation Symposium (advanced registration required) & ten (10) complimentary tickets to JSNC general programs throughout the year (advanced registration required)
  • Invitation to Special Events: Invitation for one (1) to an exclusive, invitation-only event (C Suite) & invitation for two (2) to Pacific Salon Event hosted by the Consul General of Japan of San Francisco
  • Event Sponsorship/Hosting Opportunity: Opportunity to sponsor and/or host a curated event (please consult JSNC for the specific arrangements)
  • Speaking Opportunity: An opportunity to speak at an event (please consult JSNC)
  • Japanese Language Class Discounts: Discounted rates for staff members for group Japanese language classes and one-on-one tutoring at your company site or at JSNC office
  • Committee Participation: Invitation to sit on selected JSNC and/or Innovation Committees
  • JSNC Network: Connections to JSNC network, including for talent search, introductions to individuals and interpretation, translation, legal, consulting and other services
  • Preferred Marketing Package: Company profile and logo introduced in JSNC e-newsletter upon joining, name (including company logo and link) listed on JSNC website and in certain JSNC print materials, special recognition on certain occasions
  • Corporate Partner Relationship: Relationship discounts for supporting JSNC major programs (Japan – US Innovation Awards Symposium, Award of Honor Gala, and Healthcare Connection). Discounts of 15%, 20%, and 25% for each successive major program sponsored.

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

  • Individual Memberships: One-year individual memberships to JSNC for fifteen (15) employees (registration required)
  • Complimentary Tickets: Eight (8) complimentary tickets to annual Japan-US Innovation Symposium (advanced registration required)
  • Invitation to Special Events: Invitation for one (1) to an exclusive, invitation-only event (C Suite) & invitation for two (2) to Pacific Salon Event hosted by the Consul General of Japan of San Francisco
  • Event Sponsorship/Hosting Opportunity: Opportunity to sponsor and/or host an event
  • Japanese Language Class Discounts: Discounted rates for staff members for group Japanese language classes and one-on-one tutoring at your company site or at JSNC office
  • Committee Participation: Invitation to sit on selected JSNC and/or Innovation Committees
  • JSNC Network: Connections to JSNC network, including for talent search, introductions to individuals and interpretation, translation, legal, consulting and other services
  • Preferred Marketing Package: Company profile and logo introduced in JSNC e-newsletter upon joining, name (including company logo and link) listed on JSNC website and in certain JSNC print materials
  • Corporate Partner Relationship: Relationship discounts for supporting JSNC major programs (Japan – US Innovation Awards Symposium, Award of Honor Gala, and Healthcare Connection). Discounts of 10% and 15% for each successive major program sponsored.

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

  • Individual Memberships: One-year individual memberships to JSNC for ten (10) employees (registration required)
  • Complimentary Tickets: Four (4) complimentary tickets to annual Japan-US Innovation Symposium (advanced registration required)
  • Invitation to Special Events: Invitation for one (1) to an exclusive, invitation-only event (C Suite) & invitation for one (1) to Pacific Salon Event hosted by the Consul General of Japan of San Francisco
  • Event Sponsorship/Hosting Opportunity: Opportunity to sponsor and/or host an event
  • Japanese Language Class Discounts: Discounted rates for staff members for group Japanese language classes and one-on-one tutoring at your company site or at JSNC office
  • JSNC Network: Connections to JSNC network, including for talent search, introductions to individuals and interpretation, translation, legal, consulting and other services
  • Preferred Marketing Package: Company profile and logo introduced in JSNC e-newsletter upon joining, name (including company logo and link) listed on JSNC website and in certain JSNC print materials

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

  • Individual Memberships: One-year individual memberships to JSNC for five (5) employees (registration required)
  • Complimentary Tickets: Two (2) complimentary tickets to annual Japan-US Innovation Symposium (advanced registration required)
  • Japanese Language Class Discounts: Discounted rates for staff members for group Japanese language classes and one-on-one tutoring at your company site or at JSNC office
  • JSNC Network: Connections to JSNC network, including for talent search, introductions to individuals and interpretation, translation, legal, consulting and other services
  • Preferred Marketing Package: Company profile and logo introduced in JSNC e-newsletter upon joining, name (including company logo and link) listed on JSNC website and in certain JSNC print materials

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 memberships to JSNC for two (2) employees (registration required)
  • Japanese Language Class Discounts: Discounted rates for staff members for group Japanese language classes and one-on-one tutoring at your company site or at JSNC office
  • JSNC Network: Connections to JSNC network, including for talent search, introductions to individuals and interpretation, translation, legal, consulting and other services
  • Preferred Marketing Package: Company profile and logo introduced in JSNC e-newsletter upon joining, name (including company logo and link) listed on JSNC website and in certain JSNC print materials

Japanese Corporate Membership ($1,500)

  • Individual Memberships: One-year individual JSNC memberships for five (5) named employees (registration required)
  • Complimentary Tickets: Two (2) complimentary tickets to annual Japan-US Innovation Symposium (advanced registration required) & two (2) complimentary tickets to JSNC general programs in Japan (advanced registration required)
  • Invitation to Special Events: Invitation to Silicon Valley Briefing in Japan
  • Event Sponsorship/Hosting Opportunity: Opportunity to sponsor and/or host an event in Japan (please consult JSNC for the specific arrangements)
  • JSNC Network: Connections to JSNC network, including for talent search, introductions to individuals and interpretation, translation, legal, consulting and other services (applicable in the U.S.)
  • Preferred Marketing Package: Company profile and logo introduced in JSNC e-newsletter upon joining, name (including company logo and link) listed on JSNC website and in certain JSNC print materials
IMPORTANT:
  • Corporate Membership is for one calendar year (January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2021)
  • General Japan Society programs will be noted on the 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

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