Japan Society 2009 Annual Dinner

June 15, 2009
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Left to right: Fujio Mitarai, Peter G. Peterson, and Nobu Matsuhisa.  Nobu © Andrew Chester Ong.

Keynote Speaker:

Fujio Mitarai
Chairman, Nippon Keidanren
Chairman & CEO, Canon Inc.

Japan Society Award Recipients:

The Honorable Peter G. Peterson
Founder and Chairman, Peter G. Peterson Foundation
Chairman Emeritus & Co-Founder, The Blackstone Group

Nobu Matsuhisa
Chef & Restaurateur


Jake Shimabukuro
Ukulele Virtuoso

6:30 pm Reception
7:30 pm Dinner

Held at the Grand Hyatt New York
(Park Avenue at Grand Central)

Black Tie Optional

2009 Annual Dinner Co-Chairs

Joe Adachi
President & CEO
Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Shigeru Hayakawa

President & COO
Toyota Motor North America, Inc.

Koichi Komatsu
President & CEO
Mitsubishi International Corporation

James G. Wilders Reed

President & CEO
Mizuho Securities USA Inc.

2009 Annual Dinner Vice Chairs

Michihisa Shinagawa
President & CEO
Sumitomo Corporation of America

Sir Howard Stringer
Chairman, CEO & President
Sony Corporation

Gala Chair Table $50,000
Vice Chair Table $35,000
Sponsor Table $25,000
Leadership Table $15,000
Patron Table $7,500

Gala Ticket $3,500
Sponsor Ticket $2,500
Leadership Ticket $1,500
Patron Ticket $750


View benefits and download the registration form (PDF)

View the Japan Society 2009 Annual Dinner Invitation (PDF)

Tel: (212) 715-1219
Fax: (212) 755-6752 or (212) 715-1262
E-mail: [email protected]

  • Monday, June 15, 2009
  • 6:30 pm