The Japan Commerce Association of Washington, D.C. (JCAW) was founded in November 1988, formally establishing the organization that began almost 50 years ago. JCAW consists of 101 corporate member companies/organizations, 121 individual members, and about 500 members total (as of April 30th, 2014). JCAW is operated according to the decisions of the Board of Directors, who are selected based on the recommendation of our members or the Board of Directors.
JCAW was established to create cooperation and friendship within the Washington, DC business community, and promoting exchange and understanding with American society through education, sports, and social activities. The focus of JCAW activities are as follows: 1) Members Networking Events, 2) Seminar Events, 3) Cultural Exchange Activities, 4) Community Relations Activities, and 5) Public Relations.