Japan America Society of Greater Cincinnati


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


Major Supporters*

*Total annual contribution of $5,000 +

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@



Image courtesy 
Princeton University Press

Available at a 30% discount using code JAC30
Details here.

Upcoming Events 各種イベント/セミナー情報

Thursday, June 27, 2019 5:30 PM • Hotel Covington
Saturday, June 29, 2019 10:00 AM • Meet at Cincinnati Art Museum
Thursday, July 11, 2019 5:00 PM • Taft Ale House, 1429 Race St. Cincinnati 45202
Monday, July 15, 2019 5:30 PM • Artichoke, 1824 Elm St. Cincinnati, 45202
Thursday, July 25, 2019 9:00 AM • Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber
Saturday, July 27, 2019 8:00 AM • The Links @ Rising Star Resort & Casino, Rising Sun, Indiana
Saturday, November 09, 2019 7:30 PM • Garfield Theater, 719 Race St. Cincinnati 45202


In remembrance of Lafcadio Hearn's 150th anniveary of arriving in Cincinnati, the Japan Research Center of Greater Cincinnati and the Hearn Society/USA are offering a bus tour of local Hearn-related sites along with a luncheon at the Cincinnati Art Museum.  The tour will be hosted by Steve Kemme, journalist and Hearn expert.  

ラフカディオ・ハーンのシンシナティ到着から150周年を記念して、the Japan Research Center of Greater Cincinnati とthe Hearn Society/USA がシンシナティ美術館での昼食会に加えて、ハーンに関連した場所を訪ねるバスツアーを開催します。詳細については、下記サイトをご確認ください。 Find out why Lafcadio Hearn was a central literary figure in early US-Japan relations in this City Beat article.

There are still a handful of tickets left for this event, so if you are thinking of attending, please buy your tickets soon.  And be sure to check this website for other Hearn-related events coming up this fall).

Register Here

Wine Tasting to Benefit the JASGC
July 15, 5:30-7:30 pm
at Artichoke specialty cookware shop
1824 Elm St. Cincinnati 

Join us for this special event featuring several high-end wines and champagnes,

part of a private collection donated to the JASGC.

Among the bottles to be opened will be a 1995 Louis Roederer Cristal valued at over $300.

njoy assorted appetizers in the stylish atmosphere of Artichoke,
and receive 
10% off of any items purchased from the store that evening

Limited to 15 people

Register Here

Team Mazak, 2018

27th Annual JASGC Golf Outing
 at the Links @ Rising Star Casino & Resort
Saturday, July 27, 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Register Here

Sponsored By

Additional sponsorships available starting at $250.
Contact Anne Golden for details or visit our event page.

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

July 10, 6-8 pm @ Mei Restaurant

August 7, 6-8 pm @ Miyoshi 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!


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!

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




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

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

Current JASGC Trustees

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