Thurs Apr 26, Past, Present & Future of Saké in Japan, the US, & the World

5:30pm – 8:30pm, Thursday April 26th Mark Spencer Hotel 409 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205 A part of the 2018 JASO Business Speaker Series Join us for an evening with Mr. Kenji Kano, owner
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Spring Lectures and events from the Center for Japanese Studies at PSU

Spring Lectures and events from the Center for Japanese Studies at PSU April 20, 2018, May 1, 2018, May 22, 2018 and June 7, 2018 Please see details: April 20, 2018, 6pm Professor Ken Ruoff,
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Sun Apr 22, Toyama Cup Japanese Speech Contest takes place

The Toyama Cup Japanese Language Speech Contest is sponsored by the Toyama Prefectural Government in celebration of the Toyama-Oregon Sister State affiliation. 1996 marked the first Toyama Cup, commemorating the 5th year anniversary of the
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Thurs April 26, Portland Japanese Garden In Kyoto

On Thursday April 26th, renowned architect Kengo Kuma will give a lecture entitled – From Kyoto to the World – Inheriting Japanese Garden Culture Keynote Lecture at the Kongo Nohgakudo, in Kyoto, Japan. For full
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Weds May 23rd, JASO Annual Dinner & AGM

Come celebrate the US-Japan relationship with us at JASO’s 62nd Annual Dinner and AGM. SAVE THE DATE from 5:30pm, WEDNESDAY MAY 23RD Castaway, 1900 NW 18th Ave, Portland, OR 97209 This year we are excited
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Weds May 3, Women’s Leadership Council Networking

Wednesday May 3rd 5:30-7pm Mark Spencer Hotel, 409 SW 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97205 Join us for a glass of wine and delicious sushi from Bamboo Sushi as we host our first Women’s Leadership Council
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Lake Oswego Builds Japanese Language High School Legacy

March 15, 2017 North Salem High School challenged strongly at the Junior Level 3 competition, and Westview High School came even closer in a tough Level 4 battle among the seniors, but Lake Oswego held
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from April 17, Japanese Language Lessons

This spring, JASO offers three class levels in Japanese language for general and business purposes. Introduction for Japanese for Business – BJB 101 This course provides participants with an opportunity for intensive speaking and listening
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Thurs Apr 5, Managing Japanese Business Relationships Workshop for US Business People

Curious about Japan and want to learn more about its culture, business practices and trends today? Interested in doing business in Japan, but don’t know much about the business practices or the culture? Been doing
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Welcome to the Japan-America Society of Oregon

JASO (ja-zo) is a member-based, volunteer-driven, non-profit organization consisting of corporations and individuals in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

JASO was established in 1907, and is the 3rd oldest Japan America Society in the US.

Our mission is to develop business and community by strengthening the US-Japan relationship. If you are an organization or an individual, and you are passionate about the importance of the US-Japan relationship, we invite you to join us and get involved today!

Featured Members:






Shokookai of Portland