Membership Categories

EBC Membership Categories, Fees and Dues

  • Application in any category for membership of an EBC Committee is subject to formal approval by the EBC Executive Operating Board and the relevant Committee Chairman.
  • In this document, the term “European Companies” means Companies* which are incorporated in or based in Europe or their Affiliated Companies** in Japan [or Companies incorporated in or based in Japan and controlled by European nationals.
1) PREMIER MEMBERSHIP

Annual Dues JPY 600,000 .
For Companies that are resident in Japan. Benefits include:
  • Permanent exposure on the EBC website through a prominent banner on the left side of the homepage linked to an EBC-site-embedded company promotion page with a further clear link to the PREMIER Member’s homepage.  This banner space, which is viewable throughout the website, combined with a dedicated promotion page will be available only to PREMIER Members.
  • Permanent listing of the company on a “PREMIER Members” page of the EBC’s website
  • Listing of the company on a “PREMIER Members” page of the EBC’s annual White Paper
  • Company will receive up to 20 sets of EBC White Papers per year free of charge
  • Company name included in “PREMIER Members” list in new prospective members package
  • Company name included in “PREMIER Members” list in EBC Information Package
  • Company will receive ten copies of the monthly EBC Magazine – Eurobiz Japan
  • Company recognition quarterly in the monthly EBC Magazine – Eurobiz Japan
  • Company will receive the EBC newsletter and announcements distributed by e-mail and can attend all EBC events
  • Participation in meetings with visiting key personnel from the European Commission
  • Provision of briefings on the Japanese Business Environment for the visiting Global CEO and other senior executives
  • Assistance to local CEO, global CEO and other senior executives in developing & implementing government relations & public affairs planning by providing strategic advice, identifying and communicating with Japanese politicians & high-level government officials, and arranging related meetings.
2) EUROPEAN NATIONAL CHAMBER COMPANY

Annual Dues:
JPY 135,000 for companies with more than 1,000 worldwide employees

JPY 100,000 for companies between 250 to 1,000 worldwide employees
JPY 50,000 for companies with less than 250 worldwide employees
For European Companies that are resident in Japan and are members of a European National Chamber of Commerce in Japan.
  • Includes participation in EBC committees
  • Company name included in the EBC annual report
  • Company name included in Committee Members list in new prospective members package
  • Company name included in Committee Members list in EBC Information Package
  • Company will receive the EBC newsletter and announcements distributed by e-mail and can attend all EBC events
  • Company will receive a set of EBC white papers per year (one English, one Japanese)
  • Company will receive (each month) a copy of the monthly EBC magazine – Eurobiz Japan
  • Company will receive voting rights within its sector Committee and the right to stand for office [within such Committee].
3) EUROPEAN COMPANY MEMBERSHIP

Annual Dues:
JPY 135,000 for companies with more than 1,000 worldwide employees

JPY 100,000 for companies between 250 to 1,000 worldwide employees
JPY 50,000 for companies with less than 250 worldwide employees
For European Companies that are resident in Japan from a European country which, as yet, does not have a National Chamber of Commerce in Japan. Membership in this category would remain valid only until such time as the relevant National Chamber of Commerce is established in Japan.
  • Includes participation in EBC committees
  • Company name will be included in the EBC annual report
  • Company name included in Committee Members list in new prospective members package
  • Company name included Committee Members list in EBC Information Package
  • Company will receive the EBC newsletter and announcements distributed by e-mail and can attend all EBC events
  • Company will receive a set of EBC white papers per year (one English, one Japanese)
  • Company will receive (each month) a copy of the monthly EBC magazine – Eurobiz Japan
  • Company receives voting rights within its sector Committee.
4) ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

Non-European Companies
Annual Dues JPY 200,000.
For non-European Companies with European interests who do not belong to any European National Chamber of Commerce in Japan.
  • Includes participation in EBC committees
  • Company name included in the EBC annual report
  • Company name included in Committee Members list in new prospective members package
  • Company name included Committee Members list in EBC Information Package
  • Company will receive the EBC newsletter and announcements distributed by e-mail and can attend all EBC events
  • Company will receive a set of EBC white papers per year (one English, one Japanese)
  • Company will receive (each month) a copy of the monthly EBC magazine – Eurobiz Japan
  • Company does not receive voting rights within the Committee
  • Company is not eligible to take up any office within the Committee
5) SUPPORTING MEMBERSHIP

Annual Dues JPY 25,000.
For Companies that are resident in Japan and are members of a European National Chamber of Commerce in Japan. This category allows chamber members, who of their choice are not members of an EBC committee, to support the EBC. Benefits include:
  • Permanent listing of the company on an “SUPPORTING Members” page of the EBC’s website
  • Listing of the company on an “SUPPORTING Members” page of the EBC’s annual White Paper
  • Company name included in an “SUPPORTING Members” list in new prospective members package
  • Company name included in an “SUPPORTING Members” list in the EBC Information Package
  • Company will receive one set of EBC white papers per year (one English, one Japanese)
  • Company will receive a copy of the monthly EBC magazine – Eurobiz Japan
  • Company will receive the EBC newsletter and announcements distributed by e-mail and can attend all EBC events
6) NON-RESIDENT MEMBERSHIP

Annual Dues JPY 50,000.
For European Companies that would otherwise be eligible for membership under categories 2,3,4 or 5, but are not resident in Japan and are domiciled in Europe.
  • Includes participation in EBC committees
  • Permanent listing of the company in a “Non-Resident Members” page of the EBC’s website
  • Listing of the company on a “Non-Resident Members” page of the EBC’s annual White Paper
  • Company name included in a “Non-Resident Members” list in new prospective members package
  • Company name included in a “Non-resident Members” list in the EBC Information Package
  • Company will receive a set of EBC white papers per year (one English, one Japanese)
  • Company will receive a copy of the monthly EBC magazine – Eurobiz Japan
  • Company will receive the relevant committee minutes
  • Company will receive the EBC newsletter and announcements distributed by e-mail
  • Company will receive a briefing on the relevant industry sector from the EBC when visiting Japan



* Company or Companies shall include any individual, company corporation, firm, partnership, joint venture association, organisation, institution, trust or agency, whether or not having a separate legal personality.
** Affiliated Company means, as to any Company domiciled in Europe any other Company domiciled in Japan which directly or indirectly is in control of or is under common control with such Company domiciled in Europe.
 

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