JMEC Award Ceremony – looking for sponsors

Wednesday June 5th, 2019

On June 5th, the Japan Market Expansion Competition (JMEC) will be holding its 25th Awards Ceremony at the Tokyo American Club.  BLCCJ is one of the 18 sponsoring chambers of this longstanding and valuable business training program.   This year JMEC has 53 participants representing 14 countries, who are currently researching and writing business plans for […]


Newest corporate member: RR JAPAN

Friday May 31st, 2019

Réserve Royale is a luxury handcrafted Belgian beer of the XXIst century : a blend of tradition and modern vision La Réserve Royale “Blonde” is the essence of our savoir-faire. This beer of brilliant gold straw colour is a very clean and balanced artisanal blonde beer with a great aromatic profile of Belgian origins. The […]


Request for input on Rules of Origin

Friday May 24th, 2019

The following request was shared by the European Business Council (EBC):   Dear all, I hope this finds you well. With the entry into force of the EPA, you have seen that the EBC have sent out several emails regarding the Rules of Origin and issues with the Japanese Customs asking for additional information and in […]


2nd EU-Japan EPA Forum: May 16-17 in Milan

Thursday May 16th, 2019

The 2nd EU-Japan EPA Forum will be held on May 16-17, 2019 at the Principe di Saovia in Milan as an EU wide Japan gathering of industry experts, business leaders, senior executives, policy chiefs and diplomats, all discussing and sharing alternative insights and views on the commercialisation of the recently ratified and implemented EUJapan Economic […]


BLCCJ office closed for Golden Week (April 29-May 6)

Monday April 29th, 2019

The BLCCJ office will be closed for the Japanese Golden Week holiday from Monday 29 April till Monday 6 May. We will be back at your service on Tuesday 7 May.   Here is an overview of upcoming events after GW: -May 9-12: Belgian shop @ Belgian Beer Weekend Yokohama (Yamashita park) -May 20: […]


Sponsor request 2nd MATSURI GENT – Japan Festival

Saturday April 27th, 2019

After a very successful first edition of the “MATSURI GENT – Japan Festival”, a second edition will take place on 27/04/2019 at the Stadshal (Ghent, Belgium).   You can support the event by becoming an official sponsor! Sponsor benefits include publicity for your business by offline advertisement at the event itself (4000-6000 people are estimated […]