Japan America Society of Greater Cincinnati


Strengthening business, cultural and social connections
between Japan and Greater Cincinnati since 1988


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@



Upcoming Events 各種イベント/セミナー情報

Friday, March 01, 2019 1:30 PM • Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, 3 East Fourth St. Cincinnati 45202
Tuesday, March 05, 2019 6:00 PM • Mercantile Library
Friday, March 08, 2019 9:00 AM • Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 6:00 PM • Cincinnati Art Museum
Thursday, March 21, 2019 5:00 PM • Wise Owl (West Chester, Ohio)
Wednesday, April 03, 2019 5:30 PM • Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati

6th Annual Japan Update
March 1, 1:30-4:30 pm
(followed by cocktail reception with Japanese appetizers)

What's Driving Japanese Investment in the U.S.,
and How Will American Companies Be Impacted?
Insights from Both Sides of the Pacific

Featuring Keynote Speaker Kiyoaki Aburaki,
Senior Director of Strategic International Initiatives,  
Japan Business Federation (Keidanren)
日本経済団体連合会 in Tokyo
and Seiichiro Akita, 
Head of Japanese Corporate Banking for the Americas,
MUFG Union Bank, N. A.


Also featuring a panel of distinguished speakers including:

Dan Verley, Central Zone Vice President,
Canon Solutions America, and
Ed Yeaste, Executive Vice President & CFO,
who will share case studies
and lessons learned from integrating into
US culture, workforce, and business practices. 


Don't Miss This Action-Packed Afternoon!

Participant Comments from our 2018 Japan Update:

“Great job – I will attend again!”

“I liked the high-level perspectives on US-Japan business collaboration.”

“Once again, very nice job on the symposium.  It was extremely informative and already
I have been able to use some of the knowledge I gained ‘real time,’ -- just today.”

Register By Feb. 27 Here 

Sponsored By:

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

Date:  March 6, 2019     Time: 6pm-8pm
Location: Mei Japanese Restaurant

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。会話は日本語です。お申し込みは佐藤までメールでお願いします。

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!


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


USI Insurance Services
(Small Business Member)

Kelly & Andrew Nascimento 

Jay Hoeffer & Family

Shuki Saito
(University of Cincinnati)

Advanced Technology Innovation Corporation 
(Small Business Member)

Lynn Hamamoto & Family

Keith Corman & Family

Casco Manufacturing Solutions
(Small Business Member)

Takumi Stamping, Inc.
(Associate Member)

Corey Cloyd & Family

Mark Williams & Family 

GOLFTEC Blue Ash (Small Business Member)

Leading Tech Staffing, LLC
(Small Business Member)

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (Non-Profit Member)

Japan Research Center of Greater Cincinnati
(Non-Profit Member)

Tokyo Kitty Karaoke Bar (Small Business Member)

Roy Kolbinsky 

Masao Tachibana 

Carmen Smith & Family 

Sarah Ahmed 

Arizona Schearing 

Haley Schearing 

Cinter, LLC  (Small Business Member)

Itsuwa, USA (Small Business Member)

GBQ (Friend Member)

Kyocera-Senco (Associate Member)

Connections, LLC (Small Business Member)

Thank you very much for your support!

info pages

Japanese Investment Map & Brochure
(Published 2/17) 

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


Greater Cincinnati Guide in Japanese




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Board of Trustee Updates

2nd Quarter Board Meeting: 4/11/2019, 5:30 pm at the Cincinnati Chamber.

3rd Quarter Board Meeting: 7/18/2019, 5:30 pm at the Cincinnati Chamber.

Current JASGC Trustees

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