Annual Dinner
Special Event

Japan Society 2022 Annual Dinner

June 21, 2022
Held at Cipriani 42nd Street
(110 East 42nd Street)
Black Tie Optional

We are pleased to welcome you back in person to our Annual Dinner in 2022. The Japan Society 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 to secure your participation. Stay tuned for further exciting details!

Jane Fraser Annual Dinner 2022 Japan Society

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Jane Fraser
Chief Executive Officer
Citi

Merit Janow Annual Dinner 2022 Japan Society

In dialogue with:
Merit E. Janow
Dean Emerita, School of International & Public Affairs
Professor of Practice, International Economic Law & International Affairs

Columbia University

Hideki Matsui

JAPAN SOCIETY AWARD RECIPIENT
Hideki Matsui
Former New York Yankee

>Sara Davis Buechner

PERFORMANCE
Sara Davis Buechner
Piano


2022 ANNUAL DINNER GALA CHAIRS

Brad S. Karp
Chairman
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Kazuo Koshi
Chairman
MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation

Alan S. MacDonald
Vice Chairman
Citi

Joseph R. Perella
Founding Partner and Chairman Emeritus
Perella Weinberg Partners


2022 ANNUAL DINNER VICE CHAIRS

Hidenori Takaoka
President & CEO
Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas)

Sayu Ueno
President & CEO
Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc.

Tomonori Wada
President & CEO
Sumitomo Corporation of Americas

Michael Zarcone
Chairman
MetLife Foundation
Executive Vice President – Head of Corporate Affairs
MetLife


SUPPORT LEVELS

Gala Chair Table $75,000
Vice Chair Table $50,000
Sponsor Table $30,000
Leadership Table $20,000
Patron Table $10,000
Gala Ticket $5,000
Sponsor Ticket $3,000
Leadership Ticket $2,000

RESERVATIONS

View benefits and download the Japan Society 2022 Annual Dinner Commitment Form.


INFORMATION

Tel: (212) 715-1219
E-mail: annualdinner@japansociety.org


SAFETY PROTOCOLS

Full vaccination, plus booster, and masks may be required to attend this event. The final policies will be decided closer to the event and all attendees will be notified of any changes in advance.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS   [Print Version]


Will the Annual Dinner take place in person this year? What is the format?

Yes, we are planning to hold the 2022 Annual Dinner in person, for the first time in three years. The format will be the same as pre-Covid Annual Dinners (standing receptions followed by a seated dinner). However, should federal, state, city or CDC regulations or recommendations dictate, the event may be held as a hybrid or fully-virtual event.


How much of my contribution is tax-deductible?

Amounts in excess of $2,800 per table or $280 per ticket is tax-deductible.


How many guests will be seated at each table?

There are 10 seats per table.


Should our guests RSVP to Japan Society directly?

No, please have your guests notify you if they are attending, then send the list of guests to Japan Society using the template we have provided.


Will this event be socially distanced?

No. This event will be at full capacity.


Do guests need to be vaccinated?

Full vaccination and booster (if eligible) are required in order to attend this event. Proof of vaccination and ID will be checked at the doors. Digital photos or app copies of vaccination proof are acceptable.


Do guests need to take a COVID-19 test?

We are requesting that all attendees take a test the day of the event. Rapid/home tests are acceptable. Guests are not required to show proof of negative test at the door.


Will guests need to wear a mask?

Masks are strongly encouraged when not actively eating or drinking.