This 30-minute webcast, completely in Japanese, was produced by the JASC Business Committee in the fall of 2013 in order to provide information to Japanese companies who are considering Colorado as a location for investment, partnerships or setting up their U.S. business.

 Click here to watch – and be sure to “like” our video on YouTube! こちらからご覧いただけます。


JASC Member Job Posting Corner

July 26, 2016:  Sakura Square LLC is seeking an Operations Coordinator with the business, administrative and interpersonal skills to contribute to Sakura Square’s role as the cultural center of the Japanese-American community.  Please send your resume and cover letter to with the subject line “Operations Coordinator.”  Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Due to the anticipated volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates who most closely match our requirements. No phone calls, please.  The full job description is available at

Choose Colorado   ---   選ぶならコロラド

Resources in both English and Japanese have been created by Colorado’s Office of Economic Development and International Trade  in collaboration with Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation.  Both of these organizations are great supporters of JASC.  Use the links below to learn more about Japanese business in Colorado – and why it would work for your company!

ENGLISH – Choose Colorado 

日本語 選ぶならコロラド



Doing Business with japan    ---    日本とのビジネスについて

Since 2011, Japan was Colorado's fourth largest export market after Canada, Mexico, and China. and main export items to Japan include meat, medical instrument, and various machinery including industrial machinery like computers and electronic machinery like TV or sound equipment. You can find more information from the links below, and see where future  business opportunities lie.



Resources For Companies  ---  企業向けの参考資料

  • OEDIT (Office of Economic Development & International Trade) : works with statewide partners to create a positive business climate in Colorado. You would be able to get an idea what it"s like doing business and living in Colorado for international companies.                          



  • World Trade Center Denver : facilitates international trade by educating, serving and connecting business in the Rocky Mountain region. There are a lot of information and help you would get through World Trade Center Denver when you are planning to start business in Colorado.

   World Trade Center Denverはコロラドでの国際貿易をより活発化させることを目的に、企業への教育、サービス提供、そして企業同士をつなげる仕事をしています。


  • JASC (Japan America Society of Colorado) : You are already in the JASC website. JASC is a non-profit, non-political membership organization with a programmatic focus devoted to education, business, culture, and public affairs to promote mutual understanding between the people of Japan and Colorado at a grass roots level. Through our events and being a member, you would be able to build a connection with people doing business and living in Colorado 



  • US Commercial Service : Supports American business with governmental and trade promotion activities. They also provide services and information to international buyers to make doing business easier in the U.S.


  • JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization) : is a government-related organization that works to promote mutual trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world. JETRO also holds trade shows all over Japan, which is a great opportunity for foreign companies to get to know about companies in Japan. You can see the list of upcoming trade shows in Japan from HERE.



  • Metro Denver EDC : is the nation's first regional economic development entity, bringing together over 70 cities, counties, and economic development agencies in the nine-county Metro Denver and Northern Colorado area. 


  • ACCJ (The American Chamber of Commerce in Japan) : is focusing on developing commerce between the U.S. and Japan, to promote the interests of U.S. business in Japan, and to improve the international business environment in Japan. ACCJ has offices in Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya, Japan.


  • Consulate-General of Japan in Denver : supports economic exchange opportunities in order to accelerate growth in the economic relationship between Japan and the Rocky Mountain Region in various fields, including the energy and high-tech industries. 



CO Real Estate Information  ---    不動産情報

JASC Member, Shigemi “Sherry” Cree, has published an article in the Japanese real estate publication Gekkan Fudousan Ryutsu  (月刊不動産流通 )  about the Denver real estate market. The article is in Japanese.  Click here to read. 日本語です。


JASC information referral service  ---  専門家に聞く

If you have questions about bringing your business to Colorado - or expanding your CO business into Japan - please contact us via the form below and we will do our best to direct you to experts within our network who may be able to help!

In addition, this link from JETRO about setting up business in Japan may be a good place to startl: 

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Feel free to ask any questions about doing business in Japan.