The two basic categories of membership are Corporate and Individual Members, the additional category Alumni Member is a temporary membership. 

Corporate Members

The Corporate Membership is open to all firms and companies incorporated, registered or represented in Japan in which there is a direct or indirect Austrian shareholder’s interest or which have trading activity with Austria. The annual membership fee is JPY 35,000.

Additionally, each corporate member can invite one guest* per year free of charge to one ABC organized event (such as AGM, After Summer Cocktail, Speaker Luncheons etc.).

*person not from the same company as the corporate member

Individual Members

The Individual Membership is open to all persons who are employed as executives in companies incorporated, registered or represented in Japan in which there is a direct or indirect Austrian interest or to Austrians who are working in Japan with Japanese or foreign companies in management positions or who otherwise are interested in meeting representatives of Austrian industry and commerce. The annual membership fee for individual members is JPY 10,000.

Benefit for NEWLY JOINING individual members: free participation at one ABC organized event  in the year of joining the ABC.

Alumni Members (tbc)

The Alumni Membership is open to all individuals residing currently in Japan who attended an Austrian school, university, research center, or participated in a science cooperation program, student exchange or study abroad program in Austria for at least three months. Based on the decision of the Executive Committee in an individual case the requirement for the period of three months may be waived. The alumni membership incurs no membership fees but is limited to the end of the calendar year following the year of joining as alumni member. It can be extended once for another year, if the alumni at that time is a student, intern or similar.

The alumni membership can be upgraded to a full individual membership at any time during or at the end of the alumni membership through simple email correspondence.

Executive Director

Additionally there is Executive Director and Commercial Counsellor of Advantage Austria Tokyo as Executive Director ex officio.

Application process

application process

We hope to welcome you as new ABC member soon!

ABC Application form – corporate membership

ABC Application form – individual membership

Cancellation of Membership

A Member may at any time by giving notice to the Executive Director ( resign his or her membership, but shall continue to be liable for any subscription or other sum due and unpaid at the date of the resignation. Membership fees paid for the current calendar year will not be refunded.