Business is Social x Business in Japan June Networking Event


June 27, 2016    
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


MIXX Bar and Lounge
36 FANA Intercontinental, Tokyo, Akasaka, 107-0052
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Business is Social and Business in Japan are excited to team up for our second networking event together on June 27th. Held at the fantastic Mixx Bar at the ANA InterContinental hotel, we are very please to announce two great speakers for our second event. Jason Ball and Verena Hopp. Our guests will speak for a few minutes each followed by a group Q&A and social networking after.

PR Manager and Sumo-scientist, German Verena Hopp is the leader of the movement “Internship Japan” (Link: ). She will be speaking on “How to find interns, business and intern expectations, and how interns can boost your business.”

Recent interview in English ( Link:

最近のインタビュー日本語版: ( Link: )

Jason Ball is an Australian, living in Tokyo for 13 years+, Consulting in Finance, Banking & Insurance in roles related to IT Infrastructure projects, Facilities, Project Management, Business Analysis.

He is a keen networker in Tokyo & online. Over 2,300 direct Japan connections on LinkedIn alone. A PROactive, Japan focused member since Feb 2004).

Owner/Admin for LinkedIn’s largest Japan & Business focused group: “Business In Japan”. ‘BIJ’ has over 52,000 members worldwide, around 30% are Japan based and we try to keep it free of spam, bland shared links & on topic. A companion Web Portal to be launched in 2016, centered around a searchable Knowledge Base and Japan & Business Q&A Forum:

Jason will be speaking about “Professional Networking in the age of Social Media overload”.

Entrance fee: 2000 Yen

★one drink is included in the price★

MIXX Bar & Lounge (36 floor, ANA InterContinental)
Business in Japan and Business is Social intend to run events on a regular basis, so keep an eye out for more of them here in this group, and to make sure you don’t miss them in the future, you can register at either or both of these Event Management links:

The BIS x BIJ events strive to create a networking community for business professionals that want to make substantive contacts that turn into relationships and real business. By offering more networking opportunities than standard networking groups, we bring more than typical business card exchange events. Our focus will be on monthly downtown Tokyo events with topic or industry specific guest speakers. Feedback on the type of speakers or industry you want future events to focus on welcome.

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