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Thu 07 September 2023

JMEC the Japan Market Expansion Competition supported by our chamber and 17 other foreign chambers in Japan.JMEC is a business training programme designed for full-time, mid-career professionals who want to improve their business planning skills.Generally speaking our corporate members can engage with JMEC in two ways:

Wed 06 September 2023

The NCCJ is excited to share this initiative of Randstad, looking for other companies to celebrate labor thanks giving day(勤労感謝の日) together. 

Fri 21 April 2023

As part of contributing to the connection between Japan and the Netherlands, the Netherlands Chamber of Commerce in Japan (NCCJ) endorses and supports the 'MONO MAKERS PROGRAM' that will launch on May 1. Related to this, NN Life Japan and Japan Cultural Exchange host the “MONO MAKERS PROGRAM” which will provide hands-on support for the collaboration between makers to create a new product.  

Thu 16 March 2023

The Netherlands Chamber of Commerce in Japan (NCCJ) has been recognizing exceptional Dutch companies that have demonstrated successful business development in Japan since the year 2000 through the Deshima Business Awards. The awards aim to recognize companies, projects and initiatives that have a connection to the Netherlands and have added value to Japanese society. This year’s awards ceremony was held at the Okura Tokyo and was announced by Ms. Ingrid Thijssen, President of VNO-NCW following the Energy Transition seminar as part of a trade mission.

Fri 26 August 2022

Are you a business owner looking for a business plan tailored to the Japanese market for your market entry or business expansion? If so, take part in the 29th Japan Market Ex-pansion Competition—JMEC 28!

As a JMEC Project Client, you can receive a professional business plan developed by some of Japan's brightest up-and-coming business leaders for a fraction of the cost of hiring outside consultants. To learn more about this opportunity, visit the JMEC homep-age at  —and contact and to discuss and get more details.

Or are you looking to upgrade your business skills? JMEC is also looking for individual applicants to participate in the program and learn how to research and develop a profes-sional business plan. This ‘mini MBA’ style program includes classroom training with ex-perienced executives and successful entrepreneurs as lecturers—as well as hands-on experience in writing a business plan for a real business project, submitted by a real company. Interested applicants can find more information and our online application form here:

The NCCJ is a proud sponsor of JMEC and encourages our members and the greater business community to get involved with this excellent program!


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