In 2019, we are honored to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Boston and Kyoto coming together as Sister Cities. We will honor special figures from Kyoto who have shown the potential of friendship to bridge divides and help us build a lasting peace.

Please consider reserving your VIP Table today. 

Individual tickets will be available after January 25, 2019. 

ANNUAL DINNER 2019 PROGRAM

On April 26, 2019, we will honor the following distinguished honorees:

Daisaku Kadokawa, Mayor of Kyoto City

Tasuku Honjo, Nobel Laureate and Professor, Kyoto University *

John A. Shane, Venture Investor, and Corporate Officer and Director

Daiko Matsuyama, Deputy Head Priest of Taizo-In Temple

Our Event Chairs this year are:

Joi Ito, Director of the MIT Media Lab
Kiyoko Morita, Chairman of the Boston-Kyoto 60th Anniversary Committee

*We have been notified that Professor Tasuku Honjo is not able to travel to Boston to attend the Annual Gala Dinner in person. Professor Honjo will accept the award with a recorded message.  

ANNUAL DINNER 2019 SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

PLATINUM SPONSOR $ 50,000 

Full Page Platinum level advertisement (Program Interior) - Seating for ten guests (one table of ten) - One display table during the event reception - Company name as PLATINUM SPONSOR on printed materials - Customized signage - Distribution of company literature to guests - Table Signage, Two year Corporate Membership to the Japan Society of Boston 

GOLD SPONSOR $ 25,000 

Full Page Gold advertisement (Program Interior) - Seating for ten guests (one table of ten) - Table Signage: prominent display as GOLD SPONSOR on printed materials - One year Corporate Membership to the Japan Society of Boston 

SILVER SPONSOR $ 15,000 

Half Page Silver advertisement (Program Interior) - Seating for ten guests (one table of ten) - Table Signage: prominent display as SILVER SPONSOR on printed materials  

BRONZE SPONSOR $ 10,000 

Half Page Bronze advertisement (Program Interior) - Seating for eight guests (one table of eight) - Table Signage: prominent display as BRONZE SPONSOR on printed materials  

SAKURA SPONSOR $ 5,000 

 Quarter Page advertisement (Program Interior) - Seating for four guests - Table Signage: prominent display as SAKURA SPONSOR on printed materials  

PROGRAM BOOK ADVERTISING 

Full Page Ad -- $3,000

1/2 Page Ad -- $2,000

1/4 Page Ad -- $1,500

Each year, the Annual Gala Dinner of The Japan Society of Boston celebrates global citizens whose life's work has helped to build peace and friendship between Boston, Japan, and the world. The Dinner also provides an opportunity to support the diverse activities of the Japan Society of Boston, a catalyst for cultural, educational, and business ties between our nations.

The Annual Gala Dinner features fine cuisine, world-class music, and a silent auction with specialty items donated to support our mission.

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