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The Japan-America Society of Georgia, Inc.
3121 Maple Drive, Suite224
Atlanta, Georgia 30305
Phone: (404) 842-1400
Fax: (404) 842-1415

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The Japan-America Society of Georgia (JASG) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to promote mutual understanding between the people of Japan and the State of Georgia through establishing and promoting ties and programs in the areas of culture, customs, education, commerce and politics. Read more

JASG Events Coming Soon

2015 JASG Events/Programs Calendar

Upcoming Events and Important Dates:

March 1 - June 28: Obirin University Global Outreach Program - The JASG partners with the Obirin Gakuen Foundation of America to offer this 16 week one-way exchange program for students from J.F. Oberlin University in Japan. Students taking part of the Global Outreach Program will study English at Georgia Tech or Mercer University while learning how Japanese and U.S. companies and learn how they operate in today’s global economy.

March 6: Walk in U.S. Talk on Japan - The JASG partners with the Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta and the World Affairs Council of Atlanta to present a business luncheon and round table discussion about Japanese economy, energy strategy, trade, education, and Japan’s place in the modern world. The luncheon features special guest speaker, Yasuo Saito, former Ambassador of Japan to Saudi Arabia, Russia, and France, and also former Consul General of Japan in Atlanta, and other distinguished speakers from Japan.

March 7: Japan Academic Challenge & Japanese Speech Contest - Held at Kennesaw State University, high school students compete in the Japan Academic Challenge and university students compete in the Japanese Speech Contest to demonstrate and showcase their Japanese language skills.

March 17: Georgia State & Local Tax Seminar - The JASG and Sutherland invite members and guests to a seminar highlighting topics of interest to Japanese manufacturing companies operating in Georgia, including, sales tax exemptions applicable to manufacturing entities and Georgia income tax credits for job creation. A networking reception follows the seminar.