10.8.2022 New JASO Next event

Apple Picking and Lunch meetup Join JASO NEXT for our apple picking and lunch meetup event! We will be meeting on Saturday October 8th,10:30AM at Kiyokawa Orchard for apple picking, and then for lunch at
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Oct 6, The Future of Home

Successful Japanese entrepreneurship here in our community – amazing speaker, fascinating topic, delicious sushi, beer and small-batch craft wine, tons of networking time – all for less than $30. In our newest Business Speaker Series
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Sept 27-28, Toyama x Oregon Business Promotion

On September 27 and 28, from 4:30-6:30pm Pacific Time, Oregon and Toyama businesses are connecting online to learn about each other, and potential opportunities to work together. After hearing each other’s stories, companies can connect
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Private Japanese Classes Now Available

JASO is now able to offer private one-on-one Japanese language classes, personalized to your needs. Each class is 60 minutes long, and you can choose when, for what purpose, and how often to study. All
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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