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Sat 19 June 2021

On Monday the 14th of June 2021, the TeamNL Tokyo Expo was opened. The NCCJ had the opportunity to present the Deshima Business Awards to the winners. The video of the opening event can be found here. The Deshima Business Awards part starts from 12:30.

Fri 11 June 2021

2020 edition of biennial Deshima Business Awards for successful initiatives in Japan with a Dutch flavor. On Monday the 7th of June 2021, Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Sigrid Kaag presented the Deshima Business Awards winners of 2020. During the official opening of the TEAM NL Expo, the online expo in the context of the Olympics, the Award in the category ‘newcomer” was presented to Mimetas and in the category ‘well-established’ Elsevier was awarded.

Mon 07 June 2021

The EBC is looking for a company, preferably member of one of its 15 stakeholders, to digitise its annual White Paper.Any company interested in participating in this tender is requested to send its proposal by June 30, 2021 to
See HERE for details.

Wed 19 May 2021

The NCCJ, with support from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Japan, has set up a new working group on Diversity and Inclusion to learn more about how to create a more Diverse and Inclusive organization in Japan. Members of this working group will share best practices and challenges they are facing in creating a more diverse and inclusive workplace in Japan. Meetings will take place online, on a quarterly basis.
If you are interested please contact NCCJ office at

Mon 31 August 2020

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 27th Japan Market Expansion Competition (JMEC 27)!

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, including eligibility re-quirements, visit the JMEC homepage at You can find the application form here:

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 professional 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 apply here:

The NCCJ is a proud sponsor of JMEC and encourages our members and the greater business community to get involved. As of last year, the NCCJ provides a scholarship for those that are interested in upgrading their business skills. For more information and questions, feel free to contact the NCCJ at any times.

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