Membership Benefits

We have made it our mission to create a multi-faceted international network of businesses with a particular interest in German-Japanese relations. Our members benefit from several advantages.

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You can join our exclusive working groups and events, receive our magazine JAPANMARKT for free, and take advantage of preferential conditions offered to members by our consulting service DEinternational. Being a member of AHK Japan opens the door to contribute your ideas and actively engage in our work – for the benefit of all members.

New Member Campaign 2018

Sign up with us as a "New Member" between October 1 and December 31 and have your membership extended until December 31, 2019 for the same fee of 50,000 yen.

For general details and information please follow the link to the "Become a Member" page. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the person in charge on the right.

Your Advantages as a Member

Events and Activities

Participation in member-only, exclusive events. The AHK Japan members receive a 20 percent discount on seminars, workshops, PR, and social events open to the public.

Full or New Members also have the option of supporting the AHK Japan as a partner, giving them a visual presence in media and advertising channels, and at the AHK Japan events.

Full members have a voting right at the Annual General Meeting. Full membership is a pre-requisite for standing for election to the board.


AHK Japan Media

All members receive a 20 percent discount on job postings in our print and online media, and on advertisements on media of the AHK Japan.

Members also receive the Member Newsletter, as well as access to the detailed membership directory and the Members4Members-Programme.

The AHK Japan gives their members the opportunity to disseminate their news, press releases and further information in the "Member News" for free.


Services of DEinternational

All members receive a 20 percent discount on DEinternational services.

Please see here for further information: 


European Business Council (EBC) Membership

Members of the AHK Japan may also obtain membership of the European Business Council (EBC) on particularly favourable terms, and take part in the numerous committees of the EBC.

The EBC is a lobby group representing 17 national chambers of commerce and industry from Europe, as well as business confederations in Japan. Since its establishment in 1972, the EBC has actively pursued its goal of sustained improvement of trade and investment conditions for European business.

By joining one of the 24 industry committees, companies have the possibility of following the changes in the industry directly as well as to actively help steer and influence desired changes.

Further information is available on the EBC Website.

EBC Website

The Details about Membership Categories

Additional details and conditions regarding the types of membership can be found here:

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Becoming a Member

Thinking of becoming a member?
You will find more information on our membership in the following page. We are pleased to answer any questions in person, by e-mail or telephone.

Become a member