The Annual Meeting is the yearly business event where JASGP presents the state of the organization based on the previous year’s activities, and presents the vision for the upcoming year. Awards are given to stakeholders for Excellence in Arts, Business, Culture, and Volunteering. In 2019 a special award honoring long-time supporter and trustee H. Steve Yanai will be given for his lifetime contribution to the organization. A networking reception for all guests and awardees follows the main program. 

Join Us At The 2019 Annual Meeting

Thursday, March 21, 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Philadelphia City Hall (1400 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia PA) – Mayor’s Reception Room and Conversation Hall

Online registration is closed, but we will accept registration at the door. Please plan to arrive by 4:30 PM if you will need to register.

Schedule Of Events:

4:30 PM Registration opens
5:00 PM Program opens/Networking
6:00 PM Presentation: Koji Abe, Deputy Chief of Mission, Consulate General of Japan in New York
6:30 PM Q&A
6:50 PM Closing Remarks
7:00 PM Program concludes

Anticipated Speakers:

Joe Burke, Deputy Secretary for International Business
Kanji Yamanouchi, Ambassador and Consul General of Japan in New York

2019 Awardees:

Excellence in Arts: Philadelphia Asian Film Festival
Excellence in Business: AGC Chemicals Americas, Inc.
Excellence in Culture: Jesse and Matt Ito, Royal Sushi & Izakaya
Excellence in Volunteering: Tamiko Laincz
Lifetime Contribution: Hideyasu Steve Yanai

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