Membership Packages

CATEGORIES AND BENEFITS

Being an AfCCJ member means being part of a network of African and Japanese corporations, organizations, investors, officials, and experts who continue to shape and lead Africa-Japan relations. Moreover, members also gain access to a range of exclusive benefits and services to help them better prepare, promote and grow their business among relevant stakeholders. Check out our membership benefits and packages below and join today!

 

STANDARD BENEFITS

All AfCCJ members, regardless of their membership package, gain access to the following Standard Benefits:

Standard-Benefits-Table

 

MEMBERSHIP PACKAGES

Members can determine their level of involvement in the Chamber and AfCCJ benefits by selecting one of the membership packages below.

Founding Members

  • Minimum financial contribution: JPY 3,000,000
  • Can register up to ten (10) representatives for free

In addition to standard benefits, founding members shall receive the following additional benefits

Additional Benefits

  • A guaranteed seat on the AfCCJ’s Founding Committee which sets the initial strategic orientations of the Chamber for year one;
  • A guaranteed seat on the AfCCJ’s Board of Directors for three (3) years;
  • A guaranteed seat on the AfCCJ’s Policy and Advocacy Committee;
  • Lifetime status, acknowledgement and visibility on AfCCJ properties and at AfCCJ events and activities;
  • Speaking time at select AfCCJ events;
  • Five (5) free opportunities per year to present products/services during select AfCCJ events;
  • Preferential registration to AfCCJ events;
  • Priority seating at head tables and access to “Premium Member-Exclusive” seating areas, events and activities;
  • Private one-on-one side-meetings and access to closed-quarters meetings with visiting dignitaries;
  • Invitation as AfCCJ Guest at exclusive African Diplomatic Corps (ADC) and ADC Trade and Investment Committee events;
  • Free translation (Japanese, English, French) of your organization’s profile and all member profiles, including video subtitles;
  • Free production and delivery of bilingual (Japanese-English) business cards (meishi) for registered members;
  • Please refer to the Summary Table of AfCCJ benefits to see full benefit package .

Becoming a Founding Member of the AfCCJ means becoming a lifetime member of the Chamber and enjoying its highest membership honor.

Founding Members are, first and foremost, believers in the mission, historic significance and potential of the AfCCJ from the onset. Therefore, they generously contribute to the Chamber’s starting capital (start-up funds) to support its establishment.

Premium Corporate Memberships

  • Annual Membership fee: JPY 1,500,000
  • Can register up to five (5) representatives for free

In addition to standard AfCCJ benefits, Premium Corporate Membership benefits include.

Additional Benefits

  • Eligibility for election to AfCCJ Board of Directors;
  • A seat at the CEO Advisory Committee;
  • Eligibility to create and lead an AfCCJ committee;
  • “Platinum sponsor” status at all AfCCJ events;
  • Three (3) free opportunities per year to present products/services during select AfCCJ events;
  • Preferential registration to AfCCJ events;
  • Priority seating at head tables and access to “Premium Member-Exclusive” seating areas, events and activities;
  • Private one-on-one side-meetings or access to closed-quarters meetings with visiting dignitaries;
  • Invitation as AfCCJ Guest at exclusive African Diplomatic Corps (ADC) and ADC Trade and Investment Committee events;
  • Free translation (Japanese, English, French) of your company profile and all member profiles, including video subtitles;
  • Free production and delivery of bilingual (Japanese-English) business cards (meishi) for registered members;
  • Please refer to the Summary Table of AfCCJ benefits to see full benefit package .

A Premium Corporate Membership is the ultimate package for large organizations (more then 250 employees globally) seeking for greater involvement in AfCCJ governance, prime access to business opportunities, support for networking, and enhanced visibility on AfCCJ properties,and during AfCCJ events and activities.

Corporate Memberships

  • Annual Membership fee (resident): JPY 250,000
  • Annual Membership fee (non-resident): JPY 200,000
  • Can register one (1) representative for free

Please refer to the Summary Table of AfCCJ benefits for full benefits


A Corporate Membership is the standard package for large organizations (more than 250 employees globally) seeking to enjoy standard Chamber benefits, including: access to business and networking opportunities; the right to participate in member-exclusive AfCCJ committees; and attend events and activities at a discounted rate.

Premium Small-Medium Enterprise (SME) Memberships

  • Annual Membership fee: JPY 200,000
  • Can register up to two (2) representatives for free

In addition to standard AfCCJ benefits, Premium SME Membership benefits include:

Additional Benefits

  • Eligibility for election to AfCCJ Board of Directors;
  • A seat at the CEO Advisory Committee;
  • A seat at the SME Advisory Committee
  • Eligibility to create and lead an AfCCJ committee;
  • Discounted sponsorship opportunities at all AfCCJ events;
  • Two (2) free opportunities per year to present products/services during select AfCCJ events;
  • Preferential registration to AfCCJ events;
  • Access to “Premium Member-Exclusive” seating areas, events and activities;
  • Access to closed-quarters meetings with visiting dignitaries;
  • Invitation as AfCCJ Guest at exclusive African Diplomatic Corps (ADC) and ADC Trade and Investment Committee events;
  • Free translation (Japanese, English, French) of your company profile and all member profiles, including video subtitles;
  • Free production and delivery of bilingual (Japanese-English) business cards (meishi) for registered members
  • Please refer to the Summary Table of AfCCJ benefits to see full benefit package .

A Premium SME Membership is the ultimate package for organizations of less than 250 employees globally that seek greater involvement in AfCCJ governance, prime access to business opportunities, support for networking, and enhanced visibility on AfCCJ properties and at AfCCJ events and activities

SME Memberships

  • Annual Membership fee (resident): JPY 150,000
  • Annual Membership fee (non-resident): JPY 100,000
  • Can register one (1) representative for free

Please refer to the Summary Table of AfCCJ benefits to see full benefit package.


A SME Membership is the standard package for organizations of less than 250 employees globally that seek to enjoy standard Chamber benefits, including: access to business and networking opportunities; the right to participate in member-exclusive AfCCJ committees; and attend events and activities at a discounted rate

Premium Start-up Memberships

  • Annual Membership fee: JPY 100,000
  • Can register one (1) representative for free

In addition to standard AfCCJ benefits, Premium Start-up Membership benefits include:

Additional Benefits

  • A seat at the Start-up Advisory Committee
  • Eligibility to create and lead an AfCCJ committee;
  • One (1) free opportunities per year to pitch investment opportunities during select, relevant, AfCCJ events;
  • Preferential registration to AfCCJ events;
  • Access to “Premium Member-Exclusive” seating areas, events and activities;
  • Please refer to the Summary Table of AfCCJ benefits to see full benefit package .

A Premium Start-up Membership is the ultimate package for mature start-ups or microenterprises (less than 10 employees globally) that seek a greater advisory role in AfCCJ, prime access to business opportunities, support for networking, and enhanced visibility on AfCCJ properties and at AfCCJ events and activities.

Start-up Memberships

  • Annual Membership fee (resident): JPY 70,000
  • Annual Membership fee (non-resident): JPY 50,000
  • Can register one (1) representative for free

Please refer to the Summary Table of AfCCJ benefits to see full benefit package.


A Start-up Membership is the standard package for start-ups or organizations of less than 10 employees globally that seek to enjoy standard Chamber benefits, including: access to business and networking opportunities; the right to participate in member-exclusive AfCCJ committees; and attend events and activities at a discounted rate

Premium Individual Memberships

  • Annual Membership fee: JPY 50,000

In addition to standard AfCCJ benefits, Premium Individual Membership benefits include:

Additional Benefits

  • Eligibility to create and lead an AfCCJ committee;
  • Preferential registration to AfCCJ events;
  • Access to “Premium Member-Exclusive” seating areas, events and activities;
  • Please refer to the Summary Table of AfCCJ benefits to see full benefit package .

A Premium Individual Membership is the ultimate package for successful, independent entrepreneurs that seek a greater advisory role in AfCCJ, prime access to business opportunities, support for networking, and enhanced visibility on AfCCJ properties and at AfCCJ events and activities.

Individual Memberships

  • Annual Membership fee (resident): JPY 25,000
  • Annual Membership fee (non-resident): JPY 20,000

Please refer to the Summary Table of AfCCJ benefits to see full benefit package.


An Individual Membership is the standard package for individuals who seek to enjoy standard Chamber benefits, including: access to business and networking opportunities; the right to participate in member-exclusive AfCCJ committees; and attend events and activities at a discounted rate

Premium Future Leaders Memberships

  • Annual Membership fee: JPY 20,000
  • Can register one (1) representative for free

In addition to standard AfCCJ benefits, Premium Future Leaders Membership benefits include:

Additional Benefits

  • Eligibility to create and lead an AfCCJ committee;
  • Access to “Premium Member-Exclusive” seating areas, events and activities;
  • Please refer to the Summary Table of AfCCJ benefits to see full benefit package .

A Premium Future Leaders Membership is the ultimate package for ambitious, driven student associations and young professionals under the age of 35 who seek a greater advisory experience in AfCCJ, prime access to networking, and enhanced visibility on AfCCJ properties and at AfCCJ events and activities.

Future Leaders Memberships

  • Annual Membership fee (resident): JPY 10,000
  • Annual Membership fee (non-resident): JPY 5,000

Please refer to the Summary Table of AfCCJ benefits to see full benefit package.


A Future Leaders Membership is the standard package for students or young professionals under the age of 35 who seek to enjoy standard Chamber benefits, including: access to business and networking opportunities; the right to participate in member-exclusive AfCCJ committees; and attend events and activities at a discounted rate.

 

HONORARY MEMBERSHIPS

AfCCJ Honorary members are exempt from paying dues (membership fees) based on their status and/or contributions to the Chamber.

Embassies

An Honorary AfCCJ membership is extended to all African embassies in Japan and is granted to Ambassadors and Heads of Missions only.

  • Annual membership fee: Free (in exchange of data, market info, introductions and network).

Service partners

Service partners are public or private organizations that will provide services to either support AfCCJ operations or enhance the Chamber’s value proposition to its members. Partnerships come in many shapes and sizes depending on the area of expertise, and terms are to be directly negotiated between the Chamber and the service provider.

  • Annual membership fee: Free - in exchange of services