PAST EVENTS

The Future of Work – Redefining the Workplace & Impact on the Real Estate Market 2022

We are pleased to announce the joint seminar with the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan (BCCJ). We now find ourselves over two years deep into a 50-million-person global experiment defining what a modern workplace should look like. Country, business and community leaders continue to diverge on the question of where and how work should be performed, while there has been a widespread shift towards repurposing the role of the office to better complement hybrid work. The impact on the office market has been significant and while rents have declined, there has been a recent uptick in demand, an indication of a changing mindset in Japan. According to a recent JLL study, 57% […]

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Tapas Night May 2022

The joyful Golden Week was passed, and now you may be searching for something fun in May. We are happy to announce that our popular Tapas Night is coming back this month! In Spain, the beginning of the spring season awakes also a habit. Whether in the mornings, reading the news while having a tasty breakfast under the first sunlight of the day, or enjoying the warm evenings with friends and colleagues after work, if there is a concept even more extended all over Spain than paella, this is the bar terraces. There is even a verb in Spanish for this: terraceo, which could be defined as "The act of sitting […]

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Bar Portillo, 1st Floor, Marunouchi Terrace, Marunouchi 1-3-4
Chiyoda, Tokyo 100-0005 Japan
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Tapas Night (New Date)

The beautiful Sakura flowers are almost gone in Tokyo, but this also marks the end of the cold winter days and revives the city street life. In Spain, the beginning of the spring season awakes also a habit. Whether in the mornings, reading the news while having a tasty breakfast under the first sunlight of the day, or enjoying the warm evenings with friends and colleagues after work, if there is a concept even more extended all over Spain than paella, this is the bar terraces. There is even a verb in Spanish for this: terraceo, which could be defined as "The act of sitting outside in the open air and […]

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Bar Portillo, 1st Floor, Marunouchi Terrace, Marunouchi 1-3-4
Chiyoda, Tokyo 100-0005 Japan
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Women in business leadership roles: Lessons learnt

To raise awareness of the importance of gender equality and to discover the lessons learnt by those who have been able to break the gender gap, the network of Official Spanish Chambers of Commerce in the Asia Pacific region is hosting a panel discussion inviting international female leaders from different industries and different cultural backgrounds.

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Annual General Meeting 2022

The time has come for the 2022 Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Japan's Annual General Meeting (AGM). Please see the details below. Date: Thursday, March 17 2022 Time: 17:00 to 18:00 JST Venue: Virtual Conference The AGM is open to SpCCJ members only. All SpCCJ Members and Advisors are encouraged to attend.

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Persuasion and Social Psychology by IE Professor Jaime Veiga Mateos

On February 17th our Corporate member IE University organizes in collaboration with the Spanish Chambers of Commerce network in Asia, the Online Masterclass "Persuasion and Social Psychology" by IE Professor Jaime Veiga Mateos. Most facets of business rely on persuading others. In sales, the goal is to convince the buyer that your product or service is better than your competitors’. In a job posting, it's to persuade the candidate that your company is better than others. In this Masterclass you will learn why some techniques work when influencing others – you will discover the role of empathy, and 6 strategies proven effective when persuading others. We will use examples from different sectors and there will be some […]

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6th Inter-Chamber Ski Race

Dear SpCCJ members, Skiers, Snowboarders and Onsen Fans – our winter love story goes into its 6th edition! After we had to cancel our Ski and Snowboard event in 2021 due to the pandemic, we are now preparing for the 2022 edition, scheduled for the weekend of 11-12 February 2022.Winter sports lovers will notice that this coincides with the Olympic Winter Games in Beijing and we hope to get some digital exposure to the games at our retreat. Members, friends and families of foreign chambers of commerce retreat for a friendly race and a great evening networking party to the mountains of Niigata. With more than 120 people attending, this is probably […]

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SpCCJ Young Professional Mentoring Program – A Guide to the Mentoring Process

This master class will be held as part of the mentoring program for young people that the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Japan (SpCCJ) is planning. The session of 60 minutes targeting both mentors and mentees, will explain the importance of mentorship and in concrete will focus on: An exposition of concepts and basic aspects of "mentoring" (what it is about, its taxonomy, objectives, the differences between "mentoring" and "coaching", etc.) The importance of mentorship and how to leverage the opportunity A detailed description of the "mentoring" process (its phases, "inputs", "outputs" and skill for each of them, etc.) and of the main tools to carry it out A set of […]

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The Role of Multilateral Development Banks in the Economic Recovery

  As the world seeks an end to the Covid-19 pandemic and to start a recovery that can face the next challenges, the uneven nature of the pandemic is putting pressure on the development aid and cooperation policies. The economic downturn caused by the pandemic has created widely different experiences across the countries. Which role the Multilateral Development Banks have played in facilitating trade flows and regional cooperation before and during the pandemic? What measures were put forward to support regional economies? What will be their main priorities in the coming years? Come and join us on 14 December 2021, 6 PM (JST) as Mr. Alberto Cerdan, Alternate Executive Director of Asian Development Bank (ADB), explores […]

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Foro Digital España-Japón 2021

El próximo día 2 de diciembre, la Fundación Consejo España Japón, con el apoyo de ambos Ministerios de Asuntos Exteriores y la colaboración de la Cámara de Comercio de España en Japón transmitirá vía streaming desde un plató en Madrid, en español y japonés, en abierto previo registro. el Foro Digital España Japón 2021. La cooperación bilateral es más necesaria que nunca en un momento de gran incertidumbre global. Ningún país puede afrontar, por sí solo, los desafíos que planteará el mundo postcovid. ¿Cuál es el papel de España y Japón en este escenario? ¿Cómo pueden colaborar para conseguir economías más sostenibles, verdes, inclusivas y robustas? El Foro Digital España Japón 2021 intentará dar respuesta a estas y otras […]

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The Key For Activating The Japanese Renewable Power Market

LEARN FROM THE EFFORTS OF EUROPEAN & US COMPANIES We are delighted to announce that SpCCJ's Corporate Member, X-Elio will be speaking at the webinar entitled "The key for activating the Japanese renewable power market - Learn from the efforts of European & US companies -", together with ZECPOWER Inc. and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The webinar will be co-hosted by the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan and the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, in collaboration with the SpCCJ. The spread of renewable power in Japan has been promoted through the feed-in tariff (FIT) since 2012, but from 2022, it will shift to the market-linked price difference supply system called FIP (Feed-In-Premium). […]

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Spain Japan Business Contribution Awards 2021

Save the date for the 2021 Spain-Japan Business Contribution Awards.  The highlight of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Japan’s calendar will be held on Friday 12 November.    In 2016, the Board of Directors of the SpCCJ decided to recognise successful business relations between Spain and Japan through the awards programme, “Spain Japan Business Contribution Awards”. In 2016, the Award was given to LaLiga, whose President Javier Tebas flew from Spain for the ceremony, to recognize LaLiga’s impressive work around Sports Business, from broadcasting and digital, to fan merchandise and travel, which influenced the Japanese football business a lot. In its second year in 2017, the Award was presented to Rakuten’s CEO, Mr Hiroshi […]

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Global trends in Fintech and Valuation of Online Platforms

Dear SpCCJ Members & Friends,On November 11th our Corporate member IE University organizes in collaboration with the Spanish Chambers of Commerce network in Asia, the Online Masterclass "Global trends in Fintech and Valuation of Online Platforms" by IE Professor Paolo Giancane. Overall Global Fintech funding in the first half of 2021 breached all-time records and valuations remained very high. Driven by pressure to accelerate digital transformation, corporations have been very active players in this space. This Masterclass will touch on key Global Fintech trends as well as fundamental principles of Valuation of Fintech and Online Platforms start-ups. Finally, the Masterclass will give Professor Paolo Giancane the opportunity to share with the audience his valuation and negotiation expertise in the start-ups and […]

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Business Consulting: Online Networking Among the Members of the Spanish CHambers in APAC

Online networking event focused on the consulting industry for the members of the Spanish Chambers of Commerce in Japan, Singapore, Philippines, Australia, and India. Business & investment, sales, marketing, lawyers, tax & financial, accounting, communication, image, software & IT, digital performance, digital media agencies, human resources, translation, etc, consulting companies will have the chance to share their business opportunities and find solid partners in the different countries in the area.

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European Joint Chamber Networking Party 2021

We are pleased to join the next edition of the annual European Joint Chamber Networking Party, held this year on Thursday, October 14 at Shangri-La Tokyo. This is a great networking opportunity with business people from 8 European Chambers of commerce. We are very much looking forward to seeing you face to face again and celebrating this traditional gathering of European Chambers together. Event DetailsDate: Thursday, October 14th, 2021Time: From 19:00h to 21:00h (Doors open at 18:30h)Place: Shangri-La Tokyo  - MAPRegistration & Cancellation Deadline: Thursday, October 4th, 2021, 12:00h*Any cancellation after the deadline or no-show will be fully chargedPrice: SpCCJ Member: JPY 9.000Non-Member: JPY 12.000*With the current covid restrictions there will be no alcohol served during the event. Are you not a member […]

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Business Opportunities in Asia-Pacific for Spanish Companies after the Pandemic

Español a continuación de Inglés | Spanish follows English The SpCCJ would like to invite you to the joint webinar with 6 Spanish Chambers in the Asia Pacific, “Business Opportunities in Asia-Pacific for Spanish Companies after the pandemic”.In this event, a representative from 7 Official Spanish Chambers in APAC (Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Australia, Philippines, Singapore and India) will explain the business opportunities of each country and from Japan, the SpCCJ’s President, Guillermo Gutierrez will give you an update and future forecast of the market. There will be a Q&A session after the presentation of each speaker. The event will be held online via ZOOM, in SPANISH. Please find the details below and register if you are interested. This is open for […]

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弊商工会議所会員企業のラ・リーガが、昨年に続きインスティトゥト・セルバンテス東京と共催で、スペインサッカーの魅力を余すところなく紹介するラ・リーガオンライン講座を開催します!在日スペイン商工会議所が講座の後援をするにあたり、会員の皆様は10%の割引を受けることができます。会員の皆様には別途割引コードのご案内がございます。

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CEO Round Table, Beverage Industry I

Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Japan's CEO Round Table offers business leaders in Japan an exclusive opportunity to discuss set topics which include current business trends and factors impacting their businesses, challenges they face, future perspectives etc. It is a unique place to inspire each other for better decision-making and to create new opportunities. In this first edition for the Beverage Industry, we gather some of the main wine companies present in Japan to set up the steps of the forum and discuss some important topics within the industry like regulatory framework modifications, current market situation, market trends, progress in the EU-Japan EPA, common promotion opportunities...

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Tokyo 2020 Paralympics—One Day to Go! The Impact of the Tokyo Paralympics in 1964 and 2021

The Paralympics are coming to Tokyo! Join us for this special event co-hosted by the Paralliance – a coalition of 20 international chambers of commerce in Japan. The Paralympics often improve accessibility for people with an impairment in the country where the Games are hosted. In fact, the Games are an excellent way to raise awareness about such people, as well as the ways in which they can lead productive and happy lives. This was particularly true in 1964 when problems faced by people with an impairment in Japan often went unseen. Indeed, the 1964 Paralympics, supported very visibly by then-Crown Prince Akihito and Crown Princess Michiko, put a whole […]

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Enhancing Engagement & Performance in a Disruptive Market

Today disruption is the new norm. Business as usual is no longer good enough. This new reality is giving way to the rise of teams. Cross-functional, agile, on-demand and effective teams that can deliver results while adapting to new realities, technologies and evolving business models.This means that team leaders and HR professionals need to find innovative solutions to develop and empower high-performance teams and integrate these solutions across HR functions such as talent acquisition, onboarding, performance management, learning and development and managerial readiness.In this Ie University masterclass, you will learn what the science says about the drivers of employee engagement and high-performance teams, and you will be able to evaluate […]

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¡Vamos España!

With only a few days to go until the curtain is lifted on the highly anticipated Games of the XXXII Olympiad, the Spanish Olympic Team has already arrived in Japan and is ready to compete. Many cities and towns in Japan have taken the opportunity to register as host towns, offering their support to athletes to hold their pre-Games training camps. One of these cities is Fujinomya City in Shizuoka prefecture and they have welcomed the Spanish medal hopefuls, the Karate team. The Host Town Initiative aims to have various exchanges not only in terms of sports but also culture, economy, etc. It creates opportunities to develop a long-term relationship […]

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