International Business Communicators:

Starting your own business in Japan

Date: Friday, October 4th, 2002 Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Speaker: Mark MacIntyre, Mark's Cards

Mark MacIntyre will give an overview of the requirements of getting a business off the ground in Japan. MacIntyre is the creator and publisher of Mark's Cards, a useful business vocabulary tool for any level Business English students. The presentation will be an experience-based discussion of the bureaucratic realities of starting a business in Japan. Participants are encouraged to share their own ideas and experiences. Items will include:

  • The various types of businesses in Japan and the features of each;
  • The requirements for changing visa status, if necessary; and,
  • The tax implications of owning your own business in Japan.
Time permitting, a short Q&A session will follow the presentation. Anyone having specific issues they would like addressed in the presentation are invited to forward their queries to IBC prior to the meeting date.

Organization: International Business Communicators

Cost: 1000 yen for food and drinks

Venue: Oxford University Press Showroom, Edomizaka Mori Bldg. 1F, 4-1-40 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo

Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan


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