PAST EVENTS

Tapas Night September 2022

September is the first month of autumn, and some of you may be wondering about what to do after coming back from your summer holidays. How about Tapas with some Spanish wine while networking? This time you may even get some inspiration for your home or office at the venue! We are excited to announce that our popular Tapas Night is coming back at our corporate member's showroom, Cosentino City Tokyo this September. The TAPAS NIGHT is a networking event organized by the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Japan (SpCCJ) to provide a place where Spaniards can mingle with other Spaniards and friends, as well as raise the profile of […]

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TAILOR-MADE “HANDS-ON” SUPPORT for SMEs (New Date)

The SpCCJ welcomes SME members and friends to attend an in-person seminar in collaboration with T-SMECA (Tokyo Small and Medium Enterprise Consultant Association / 東京都中小企業診断士協会). T-SMECA guest speakers will share the avenues of support available for small business owners interested in applying for various governments grants, as well as establishing and implementing business strategies for start-ups, growth, restructuring, and business success. If you're thinking about developing your own business in Japan, join this event to learn about the kinds of suitable support available by the “T-SMECA” consultants. T-SMECA is an official organization consisting of Small and Medium Enterprise Management Consultant (SMEC) that are active in the Tokyo metropolitan areas.  It […]

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Summer Cocktail July 2022

The must-attend Summer Cocktail networking event is here! Get ready for some Spanish wine, cava, sangria, beer and nibbles and celebrate summer in style at a must-visit luxurious venue: the Jade Room and the Garden Terrace of the Tokyo EDITION, Toranomon. On July 13th, 7 European chambers will join in this evening of networking with delicious canapes and drinks provided by 4 Spanish beverage companies (C.V.N.E/三国ワイン, Felix Solis Avantis, Grupo Freixenet, Garcia Carrion, and Sukoruni Wine) and Shonan Trading, importer of Belgian "Biere des Amis". It will be a fantastic opportunity for members and friends of participating chambers to meet new people and enjoy the moment. The Garden Terrace at […]

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Webinar: Floating offshore wind power Japan-Spain Business opportunities

On the 12th July 2022, the Economic and Commercial Office of Spain, with the support of the (SpCCJ) Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Japan, will hold an online seminar (English/Japanese) focusing on “Offshore Wind Power”. The Japanese government has set the goal of reaching an installed capacity of offshore wind power of 10 GW in 2030 and 30-45 GW in 2040. This ambitious challenge will force Japan to learn about the experiences of companies in the offshore wind sector abroad. The speakers of this webinar will be from METI Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Japan Wind Power Association (JWPA), Spain Wind Energy Association (AEE), Toda Corporation, SAITEC, and PLOCAN. […]

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Webinar: Doing Business in APAC – How to Attract Top Talent in the Region

Are you looking to hire remote talent or scale in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region? Join our corporate members Globalization Partners and LaLiga in a free webinar to show how companies can seize the growth opportunities in the region to build a competitive workforce. The APAC region is a sought-after destination for any company eager to take its success to greater heights. Business leaders are tapping into the region's expansive talent pool to stay ahead of the competition. But which emerging talent hubs in APAC should you target first? Is your company equipped to ensure a seamless recruitment and onboarding process across borders? Join our expert speakers: Albert Barbe, Partner Manager […]

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Talent Hubs Around the World Series, Next Stop: Europe

We would like to promote an upcoming webinar by Globalization Partners on ‘Talent Hubs Around the World Series, Next Stop: Europe’. Through this webinar, attendees would be able to learn how companies can seize the opportunities Europe has to offer to build a competitive workforce. Event Outline Title: Talent Hubs Around the World Series, Next Stop: Europe Date: Thursday, 30th June 2022 Time: 5pm JST Duration: 1 hour Please book through this Registration Link Speakers: Mark Hedley, Vice President of Talent Recruiting, Globalization Partners Kyril Davidoff, Partner, EO Executives Tsvetelin Anastasov​, Co-Founder and VP, Tech France Ambassadeurs​ ​ Tiffany Parradine​, Director, Global Talent Partner​, Alchemy Global Talent Solutions​     Are […]

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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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SpCCJ Young Professional Mentoring Program

As organizations have grown more complex, employees often need to take a more meandering path instead of a straight line to the top. Lateral moves to different departments or divisions can broaden employees’ experience to prepare them for a larger role but also create doubts and insecurities. Mentoring is a process, both voluntary and based on trust, by means of which a person with experience and the will to share it in an unselfish way, tries to help another to achieve his or her goals and cultivate his or her skills through a series of conversations of a personal kind, confidential and limited in time, as well as with other learning […]

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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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