Membership Packages

The AfCCJ is a non-profit organisation, meaning that its activities are financially supported by generous donations, but mostly by membership contributions. We thank each and every member who sees value in our mission and kindly contributes in form of membership dues. We, in turn, continue to do our best to be provide services that are found useful and beneficial to our members.

CATEGORIES AND BENEFITS

Being an AfCCJ member means being part of a community 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:

 

*Services mentioned are subject to change as the Community evolves and adapts its membership offerings. 

 

MEMBERSHIP PACKAGES

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

Founding Member

  • Minimum financial contribution: JPY 3,000,000
  • One-time only donation for lifetime status!

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

Additional Benefits

  • Lifetime status, acknowledgement and visibility on AfCCJ properties and at AfCCJ events and activities;
  • A guaranteed seat on the AfCCJ’s Founding Committee which sets the initial strategic orientations of the AfCCJ for year one;
  • A guaranteed seat on the AfCCJ’s Board of Directors ;
  • 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;
  • Free translation package (Japanese, English, French) of your organization’s AfCCJ Network profile, including video subtitles;
  • Free yearly assessment of business needs for matchmaking and opportunities;
  • Speaking time at select AfCCJ events;
  • Four (4) free opportunities per year to present products/services during select AfCCJ events;
  • Preferential registration to AfCCJ events;
  • 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 Community 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 Community’s starting capital (start-up funds) to support its establishment.

Premium Corporate Member

  • For organisations that generate more than (>) US$ 3M in turnover
  • Annual Membership (Japanese Organisations) : JPY 150,000
  • Annual Membership (African Organizations): JPY 150,000
  • Annual Membership (3rd Country Organizations): JPY 180,000

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

Additional Benefits

  • Free translation package (Japanese, English, French) of your company's AfCCJ Network profile, including video subtitles;
  • Free yearly assessment of business needs for matchmaking and opportunities;
  • Eligibility for election to AfCCJ Board of Directors;
  • A seat at the CEO Advisory Council;
  • Eligibility to create and lead an AfCCJ committee;
  • Two (2) 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;
  • Please refer to the Summary Table of AfCCJ benefits to see full benefit package .

A Premium Corporate Membership is the ultimate package for larger organizations (more than US$3M in turnover) seeking for prime access to business opportunities, further support for networking, enhanced visibility on AfCCJ properties and during AfCCJ events and activities, and greater involvement in AfCCJ governance.

Standard Corporate Membership

  • For organisations that generate more than (>) US$ 3M in turnover
  • Annual Membership fee : FREE

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


A Standard Corporate Membership is the base package for larger organizations (more than US$3M in turnover) that seeking to be more autonomous, while enjoying standard AfCCJ benefits, including: a profile on the AfCCJ Network, 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 SME Membership

  • For organisations that generate less than (<) US$ 3M in turnover
  • Annual Membership (Japanese Organisations) : JPY 100,000
  • Annual Membership (African Organisations) : JPY 60,000
  • Annual Membership (3rd Country Organisations) : JPY 120,000

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

Additional Benefits

  • Free translation package (Japanese, English, French) of your company's AfCCJ Network profile, including video subtitles;
  • Free yearly assessment of business needs for matchmaking and opportunities;
  • Eligibility for election to AfCCJ Board of Directors;
  • A seat at the CEO Advisory Council;
  • A seat at the SME Advisory Council;
  • 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;</li>
  • Please refer to the Summary Table of AfCCJ benefits to see full benefit package .

A Premium SME Membership is the ultimate package for smaller organizations (making less than US$3M in turnover) that seek prime access to business opportunities, further support for networking, enhanced visibility on AfCCJ properties and at AfCCJ events and activities, as well as greater involvement in AfCCJ governance.

SME Membership

  • For organisations that generate less than (<) US$ 3M in turnover
  • Annual Membership fee : FREE

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


A Standard SME Membership is the base package for smaller organizations (less than US$3M in turnover) that seek to be more autonomous, while enjoying standard AfCCJ 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 Community.

African Foreign Missions in Japan

An Honorary AfCCJ membership is extended to African embassies in Japan that become Country Members of the AfCCJ and is granted to Ambassadors and Heads of Missions only.

  • Annual membership fee: Free

Service partners

Service partners are public or private organizations that will provide services to either support AfCCJ operations or enhance the Community'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 AfCCJ and the service provider.

  • Annual membership fee: Free - in exchange for services