Annual Dinner

Annual Dinner

Japan Soviety 2017 Annual Dinner

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Michael L. Corbat, Chief Executive Officer of Citi, will be the keynote speaker at the Japan Society’s Annual Dinner to be held on Wednesday, June 14 at the Hilton New York. The reception begins at 6:30 pm and the dinner program at 7:30 pm. Attire will be black-tie optional. Each year the Annual Dinner attracts approximately 700 prominent business and diplomatic leaders. Since interest in attending this event is high, we urge you to make your reservation as soon as possible. Please complete and return the registration form by May 19.

For more information about this year's Annual Dinner, including updates and program information, please visit our Japan Society 2017 Annual Dinner event page.


Japan Society 2016 Annual Dinner Overview

Approximately 620 guests gathered on June 1, 2016 at the Hilton New York for the Society’s annual fundraising gala. Bank of America Chairman & CEO Brian Moynihan engaged in a keynote dialogue with Japan Society Chairman Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. Bestselling author Dan Pink served as Master of Ceremonies, and up-and-coming guitarist and singer/songwriter Rei provided entertainment. The evening concluded with Japan Society Board Member Frederick H. Katayama presenting the 2016 Japan Society Award to legendary actor George Takei.

Past Speakers and Award Recipients


Japan Society Annual Dinner Speakers (pdf) 
Japan Society Award Recipients (pdf)

Image Gallery

Browse photos from the 2016 Annual Dinner below. Photos by Daphne Youree.

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