Nippon Export Award
The “Nippon Export Award” is an initiative of the Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in Japan, with the purpose to reward those companies that have made significant achievements in exporting to Japan, importing into Japan, or distributing within Japan, Belgian-Luxembourg products or services.
This award is aimed at enhancing the winner’s image in both Belgian-Luxembourg and Japanese markets, and is an incentive for the company, its staff and its stakeholders.
The award is organised every 2 years. The eighth edition in 2015 was won by UCB Japan. In 2017 we are organizing already the 9th edition.
The winning company will receive an award, and is allowed to mention on all their documents: “Winner of the Nippon Export Award 2017-2018”. The use of the Nippon Export Award’s logo is also granted. The winner will also benefit from:
The Nippon Export Award is under the High Patronage of:
Also granting their patronage to the Award are:
Furthermore the Nippon Export Award is also supported by the Belgo-Luxembourg Market Council (BLMC).
Where and when?
The deadline for the 2017-2018 edition is Thursday 31 August 2017.
A first selection of 3 candidates will be made by the BLCCJ Organizing Committee mid-September, the final winner will be chosen by a professional jury after jury presentations on Wednesday 4 October, at the Armani ristorante in Ginza (Tokyo). The official announcement of the winner will take place during the annual BLCCJ gala ball on Thursday 2 November, and will be confirmed at an award ceremony at the Belgian or Luxembourg Embassy before the end of the year.
Conditions for Application
A pre-selection of 3 candidates will be made by the BLCCJ Organizing Committee. Next the candidates will be invited for a presentation in Tokyo in front of a jury, who will appoint the winning company. The winning company will be the one who has shown the greatest export achievements in its sector. The selection will be based on the following criteria:
Past winners of the Nippon Export Award are:
If you are interested, please fill out the attached application form. The application form will have to be accompanied by a powerpoint presentation or other materials. The application will have to be done in English. The application deadline is Thursday 31 August 2017.
If you would know Belgian/Luxembourg or Japanese companies that are entitled for participation in the Award competition, please do not hesitate to circulate the information to them. This award competition is not only open to BLCCJ members, but also to non-members.