JASCO plays an important role in promoting relationships between the Japanese and American communities. To accomplish its mission, JASCO has events and activities for members that provide training and networking opportunities for business professionals as well as a number of projects in the community relating to the arts, culture, education, and friendship cities initiative. These events include:


  • Business culture seminars and career fairs to help improve cross-cultural communication and local economic development.

  • Publishing monthly newsletters with job postings and cultural topics to 1,700 subscribers nationwide. 
  • Our economic development seminar, where the Consul General of Japan in Detroit speaks along with other business representatives on topics of interest to the business community such as the Japan-Ohio relationship.

  • Hosting Annual Japanese Speech Contest to promote multi-cultural language education to Ohio High Schools and universities.

  • A Golf Outing Fundraising that provides an opportunity for networking in a relaxed environment.

Member Benefits

Membership in the Japan-America Society of Central Ohio provides numerous benefits, including:

  • Admission to JASCO Signature Programs and the community events for the members

  • Invitation to the Anniversary Reception

  • Discounted rates on training/workshops and language classes

  • Receive JASCO's monthly newsletter

  • Company name and link displayed on website membership directory

  • Promotion/Advertisement on JASCO's website, social media pages and newsletters with 2,000+ community outreach

  • Job posting on JASCO's website job board for the corporations

  • Resume circulation for the individual

Member-Only Content

As a member, you get access to special members-only content on the website, such as member discounts and access to the full membership directory. 

Log-in and visit the webpage here.