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Japan-A Resurgance Worth Considering

April 4, 2014, World Trade Center, Portland Mezzanine Level, 8am-10am. Learn from two specialists who will discuss the current economic climate in Japan, how Oregon businesses can take advantage of existing opportunities, the considerable two-way
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Doing Business in Oregon Seminar

The objective of this 5th annual Doing Business in Oregon seminar is to introduce Oregon to small and mid-sized Japanese companies that are considering expanding outside Japan but have been reluctant to do so because
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18th Annual Toyama Cup Speech Contest

Grand Prize winner receives a trip to Japan! The annual Toyama Cup Japanese Speech Contest is sponsored by Toyama Prefecture and held every in Toyama’s Sister State, Oregon. This Japanese speech contest for college/university students
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Progress in Minamisoma

Following the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in March 2011, the Minamiso?ma program was started in November 2012, funded by the Japan-America Society of Oregon (JASO) and Mercy Corps. The economic rehabilitation program
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Welcome to the Japan-America Society of Oregon

japanese_sandlesKnown to our members simply as JASO (ja-zo), we are a private, non-profit, membership organization dedicated to promoting business, education, and cultural exchange and enhancing mutual understanding between the people of Japan, Oregon and southwest Washington. We are the largest Japan-related organization in this region and sponsor a variety of programs each month. For more information on our programs and activities and on joining JASO, please “take off your shoes” and come right in!

Featured Sponsors:

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Azumano Travel is a full-service travel agency dedicated to providing corporate, leisure and meeting management services. As an American Express® Representative, Azumano provides a wide range of travel benefits to our customers from our Portland headquarters..

Azumano was established in 1949 by George Azumano, the son of Japanese immigrants. In 1976, Azumano’s son-in-law Sho Dozono, a third-generation Japanese American, joined the family business. In 1987 Sho became president and chief executive officer and eventually assumed ownership of the company. Azumano Travel is engaged in numerous activities that support the local Japanese American community.

At Barran Liebman LLP our experienced and dedicated attorneys focus on representing employers and finding solutions for their employment law and labor management needs. Our attorneys specialize in four areas including employment advice, employment litigation, labor relations and employee benefits. We provide a full range of training tools and educational opportunities such as our Food For Thought Breakfast Seminars that address ongoing changes in the law, and our free Electronic Alerts that advise on cutting-edge changes and important updates in labor and employment law.
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Deloitte is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate. We work in four key business areas: audit, financial advisory, tax and consulting but our real strength comes from combining the talents of those groups to address clients’ needs. Fortune and BusinessWeek consistently rank our organization among the best places to work, which is good news for our talent and our clients alike. When the best people tackle the most compelling challenges, everyone wins.