Membership Overview

Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New York, Inc., a not-for-profit organization, functions to help its members better understand the unique business practices and cultures of the United States and Japan. To achieve these goals, the Chamber sponsors various seminars, activities and events in an effort to enhance the alliances within the business and local communities of the New York Metropolitan area.

In a rapidly changing world, it is necessary for corporations to take the lead in restructuring businesses, rebuilding consumer moral and reinvigorating the global economy. JCCI's strong member network provides opportunities to make new business contacts, discuss current issues of interest, and participate in the revitalization of New York City.

We encourage you to consider membership and we are delighted to speak with you regarding any questions you may have. The membership fee is small; the benefits to your firm are great.

Membership Types


$ 1,850 / yr


$ 1,050 / yr


* Term: 1 Year, Membership Dues may change

Associate Members:Associates may attend our events member price and enjoy all other general resources and benefits provided by the Chamber. Typically, individuals, young professionals, and small/start-up businesses tend to choose this membership option.

Regular Members:In addition to all the benefits of an Associate Member, Regular Members are eligible to attend our Annual Meeting. They can also be considered to serve as a Board of Director. Typically, medium-to-large sized companies and organizations tend to choose this membership option. Please note since many of our Japanese-based companies choose this membership, email announcements and notices may primarily be in Japanese.

Which Membership is best for me?

The decision to choose between the two membership types largely depends on the person’s level of interest, involvement, and willingness to engage in the Chamber’s governance and overall management. Priority for certain events is also usually given to Regular members, followed by Associates.

Still stumped? Contact us at info@jcciny.org or 212-246-8001 and we will be happy to help you ensure you choose the right membership.

Membership - Tangible Benefits

Fellowship & Exchange
  • Annual Events
  • Networking Receptions
  • Breakfast Meetings
  • Professional Development
  • Business Seminars
  • Training Sessions

Access to Information
  • JCCI Membership Directory
  • Annual Business Survey
  • Monthly Newsletter

Visibility & Business Promotion
  • Sponsor a Seminar, Webinar, or Event
  • Website / Newsletter Advertisement
  • JCCI Website Listing

  • Member-to-Member Services
  • Other Discounts

Membership - Intangible Benefits

Business Promotion

JCCI promotes members’ activities through local major organizations such as Partnership for New York City, U.S. Chamber of Commerce and others.

Public Affairs

JCCI presents proposals and requests to the Federal/State Government and New York City Offices regarding various issues concerning Japanese businesses and the Japanese community including notices and publications

Contributions to Society

JCCI takes a leadership role in supporting and helping local communities. With contributions to various humanitarian organizations and disaster relief efforts through the Chamber’s J.C.C. Fund, philanthropic efforts focus on community-related projects, education & research along with U.S.-Japan relations.

JCCI Report

JCCI members have full access to our monthly newsletters and company profiles. Please log in to view the information.

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Apply for Membership

If you would like to become a member of JCCI, please submit the application form.