Strengthening Your Network

JMEC in Eurobiz


One of the best ways to get involved in business in Japan is through JMEC. Trond Varlid, Program Director of JMEC, explains.

JMEC in Japan Today


Japan Market Expansion Competition winners announced

JMEC in the Weekender !


Friendly but ruthless,” jokes Jason Danielson, a 2012 winner, about the rivalries between the teams that made up the Japan Marketing Expansion Competition.

JMEC in BCCJ Acumen


JMEC’s Big Day This is the day when it all starts to happen for JMEC participants, says Couret, programme director of the business plan competition. “January 14 is a day they’ll probably always remember,” he said. “This is when the real work begins”.

JMEC in the Media: Interviews with Three JMEC 17 Winners in Eye Ai Magazine


Doing Business in Japan the JMEC Way - Voices of JMEC 17 Participants and Project Clients - Inspiration to the JMEC 18 Teams!

JMEC Featured in the August Issue of the ACCJ Journal


Doing Business the JMEC Way - International business talent meets entrepreneurial challenges to benefit foreign organizations in Japan

JMEC 17 Awards Ceremony Featured in EURObiZ Magazine


JMEC Awards Ceremony 2011 - 10 June 2011, Tokyo American Club - The ecstatic reaction from the winners of this year’s Japan Market Expansion Competition (JMEC) was clear evidence of the energy, commitment and sheer hard work they had invested. The team of five had spent some 2,000 hours among them on their business plan.

JMEC 17 Participant and Project Client Featured in JAPANMARKT online, the online magazine of the German Chamber of Commerce in Japan (text in German only)


JMEC zieht positive Bilanz - Einfach hatten es die Teilnehmer an der 17. Japan Market Expansion Competition in diesem Jahr nicht. Die zehn JMEC-Teams hatten gerade erst mit der Informationsrecherche und Marktforschung für ihre Businessplan-Projekte begonnen, als die Ereignisse um den 11. März den geregelten Verlauf des Trainingsprogrammes außer Bahn brachten, schreibt Alena Eckelmann.

JMEC 17 Participant Featured in Article on the Website of the Swiss Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan (SCCIJ)


Business training program looking for Swiss participants

Japan Market Expansion Competition (JMEC) expands its reach to more companies and individuals from Switzerland.

August 2011: JMEC 17 Participant and Project Client Featured in Article on the Website of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Japan (SCCJ)


JMEC – The Winning Formula for Business in Japan: The Japan Market Expansion Competition (JMEC) helps to strengthen the business skills of Swedish professionals living and working in Tokyo and maximize business success of Swedish companies in Japan.