A series of Events throughout the year provides AJSV members opportunity to network and engage with others active in the Australia-Japan relationship, in business, education, government and cultural exchange.
All upcoming Events & Programs
Formal briefings and business-specific seminars to broaden understanding of current developments. These events provide an environment where participants can openly discuss issues, insights and opportunities with representatives across business, government, and other stakeholders.
kONSHINKAIInformal networking events held quarterly among members and their guests, generally suited to executives and recent graduates keen to expand their understanding and reach in the Australia-Japan relationship. Konshinkai range from themed events for Business, the Arts and Entertainment, Education and Mentoring, to informal gatherings and light-hearted infotainment sessions around Japanese cuisine and sake appreciation. Konshinkai has helped a lot of people make new contacts and reconnect with past friends, and feedback from these sessions helps pave the way for future AJSV initiatives.
The annual Spring Gala Dinner is a prestigious highlight of the Australia-Japan events calendar in Melbourne. Each year this “black tie” function celebrates the strong relationship between Australia and Japan. Guests include leaders among the Australian and Japanese Business community, Government and Educational institutions, and many others committed to this vital regional partnership.READ MORE
Cultural & Social
The AJSV partners with affiliated organisations for Japan themed events in Melbourne, including the annual Japan Festivals in the CBD and Box Hill, and the Cherry Blossom (Sakura) Picnic in Banksia Park.