Japan America Society of Greater Cincinnati


Connecting.  Inspiring.  Educating.
Since 1988

 Ryoko Reita & Anne Golden

What is a Foreign Trade Zone? It's a savings opportunity for companies that import more than $3M of products per year

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*Total annual contribution of $5,000 +

シンシナティ日本語補習校/Japanese Language School of Greater Cincinnati




JASGC Members at our May 16 Happy Hour at Montgomery
Inn Boathouse 

Need a hotel in downtown Cincinnati?

Enjoy a JASGC member discount at the award-winning Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Take a brief Cincinnati and Hilton tour by video. 

Visit the website of the award-winning Orchids at Palm Court Restaurant at the Cincinnati Hilton. 


The Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza is located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati and offers all JASGC members a special discount.  Contact Carmaleta Berry  for more information.  (Carmaleta.Berry@





外務省海外安全HP 「ゴルゴ13の中堅・中小企業向け海外安全対策マニュアル」を見る


Board of Trustee Updates

Next Board Meeting: 1/22/2020 
5:00 pm, hosted by:

Current JASGC Trustees

Upcoming Events 各種イベント/セミナー情報

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 6:00 PM • Blue and Company, 720 East Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati 45202
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 9:00 AM • Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber
Wednesday, March 04, 2020 1:00 PM • Xavier University (Cincinnati)
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 5:30 PM • Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza
Wednesday, April 08, 2020 5:30 PM • Tokyo Kitty
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 11:00 AM • Lebanon, Ohio

 JASGC Welcomes FC Cincinnati Designated Player
Yuya Kubo to Cincinnati!

 JASGC Welcomes Cincinnati Reds Outfielder
Shogo Akiyama (
秋山 翔吾) to Cincinnati!

 The JASGC hosted a welcome dinner for Akiyama-san and his family on January 7.

Special thanks to the Cincinnati Reds for sponsoring the event.

National Baseball Hall of Fame Sculptor Tom Tsuchiya and Shogo Akiyama

Photo Credit: Steve Rindsberg

JASGC staff and board attended the press conference
held at Great American Ball Park on January 8.
Photo Credit:  Anne Golden

Registration Closes January 19

JASGC Annual Meeting & Shinnenkai Reception
(Members-Only/Registration Required)


2020 is the Year of the Rat

 January 22,  6-8 pm @ Blue and Company
720 E. Pete Rose Way
(free parking on site)

Reception featuring appetizers from Mei Japanese Restaurant

Sponsored By:


Register Here

7th Annual Japan Currents Seminar

"Why Good People Do Bad Things:
Ethics & Compliance in the Global Economy"

March 4, 1:00-4:30 pm @ Xavier University (Cintas Center) 
Followed by Cocktail Reception 

Keynote Speaker: Nicholas Benes, JD, MBA, Representative Director, 
The Board Director Training Institute of Japan (Tokyo), and author of
numerous articles on the topic of corporate governance in Japan. 

ニコラス・ベネシュ:公益社団法人会社役員育成機構 代表理事(役員研修、ガバナンス研修及びコンサルティング)。BDTIの日本語ホームページは、こちら。

See a recent article about Japan's Corporate Governance Code
by Mr. Benes that appeared in the Asian Wall St. Journal. 

Featured Presenter: Professor Paul Fiorelli, JD, Xavier University

Register Here



Thank You to Our Event Sponsors and Volunteers!


 6th Annual Bonenkai @ The Cincinnati Zoo

第6回 年次忘年会 @シンシナティ動物園

Saturday, December 7, 5-8 pm

Long-time JASGC Member Kaz Sato, with Hiroji, age 19 months.



2019 Annual Gala Photos

日本語シニア会 (月例)

日本語 シニア カンバセーション テーブル   
Senior Nihongo Conversation Table

次回は、2月5(水) February 5 (Wed) @ Miyoshi 

50歳以上の方歓迎。月に一度 話に花を咲かせ、若さを保つ集いです。


Let's get together once a month. Anyone 50+years young who speaks Nihongo (Japanese language) is welcome.  Email Kaz Sato to join.

Welcome New Members!


Nathan Scott & Family 

John McCollough

Ronnie Choudhary

Arlene de Silva

Greater Cincinnati Foreign Trade Zones (Non-Profit Member)


Lee Vaughn

 Xavier University (Non-Profit Member) 

Gray Construction (Small Business Member) 

Yoshie "Mia" Tsuruta

Automation Plus (Friend Member) 

Northern Kentucky Montessori Academy (Non-Profit Member)

Medpace (Supporting Member)

Maki Fukunishi 

Zac Harris 

Matthew Okiishi 

Lucky Cat Museum (Small Business Member) 

Tokin America (Small Business Member)

Shima American Corporation (Small Business Member)

Altix Consulting (Small Business Member)

Sean Kelly

Bannockburn Global Forex, LLC (Sustaining Member) 

Jumpei Iiyama 

Deem, LLC (Friend Member) 

Gallagher Insurance, Risk Management & Consulting  (Friend Member)

Crowe, LLP (Friend Member)

New York Life Insurance (Small Business Member)

Annie Shibata 

Rodan and Fields (Small Business Member)

Sandy Sachs

And special thanks to the following companies for
upgrading their 
memberships this year:

Frost Brown Todd, LLC (Sustaining Member)

Canon Solutions USA (Sustaining Member)

Thank you very much for your support!

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(Published in February, 2017; updated version to be published in March 2020. Contact us if you are interested in a corporate sponsorship opportunity. Discounts available for JASGC members.) 


Why choose Cincinnati for your business? Brief video produced by  REDI Cincinnati (with Japanese subtitles available).


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