© 2017 by Japan Business Association of Houston 

About us

A Texas Non-Profit Corporation- Our Mission

 The purpose for which the Association is organized are;

  1. To act as a commercial, industrial or trade association to promote good will, trade and commerce between business, commercial, industrial and financial companies, industries, and other organizations as well as governmental bodies in the country of Japan, and similar companies, industries, organizations and governmental bodies in the United States of America.

  2. Mutual assistance and friendship among Japanese owned/related companies in Houston

  3. Parent organization operating the Japanese Educational Institute of Houston

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Membership requirement

A unanimous approval by the board members is required to grant a membership regardless of the class of membership

  • Honorary Members - The Consul-General of Japan in Houston, Texas, and such members of his staff as he shall nominate from time to time as well as individuals or organizations unanimously approved by the Executive Committee shall be Honorary Members.

  • Regular Members - Any Japanese corporation or other organization having a branch office, liaison office or representative office in Houston, Texas, and any American corporation or other organization which is an affiliate of or a joint venture with a Japanese corporation and which has a principal office, branch office, liaison office or representative office in Houston, TX, and any other organization, which is unanimously approved by the Executive Committee, shall be qualified to become a Regular Organization Member.

  • Associate Members - Any individual person who is contributing to and/or assisting the Japanese business community in Houston, TX, excluding any individual person employed by, belonging to or associated with any corporation or organization which is qualified to be a Regular Organization Member, shall be qualified to become an Associate Member upon written and oral nomination by any two(2) Regular Organization Members.

Seminar & Event
Sponsored by Other Organizations
Please note that each sponsoring organization assumes full responsibility of the event posted in this section.

2019 Fall Garden Cleanup

Sponsor: Hermann Park Conservancy

Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019

Time: 8:30 AM  - 11:30 AM

Venue: @Hermann Park Japanese Garden




Every fall, we come together to ensure the Japanese Garden in Hermann Park looks its best!

From cleaning the teahouse to raking leaves and pine needles -- there is so much to be done and only a short period of time to do it in!  Tools & instructions will be provided by the Houston Parks and Recreations gardening staff.  Volunteers are encouraged to bring your own gloves, individual water bottles, sunscreen, and insect repellent, if needed.

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Japan Business Association of Houston has six(6) committees and five(5) sub committees.  Please refer the most recent "Association Member List" for current JBHA members.


  1. Public Relations
  2. Planning & Research
  3. Culture
  4. Sports 
  5. Education
  6. Library 
  7. Women’s
 (Note: All members participate in Committees)
    Planning & Research
      A. Steel
      B. General Merchandise and Chemical Products 
      D. Machinery and Electronics
      E. Transportation・Services・Finance・Trade  
      F. Energy

Update on 10/4/2019

Contact us

Japan Business Association of Houston
Administrative Office

Sansuikai Center


Ashford Crossing Ⅱ

1880 S. Dairy Ashford Road, Suite 170,Houston, TX 77077

Business Hours: 


9:00am - 5:00pm

The offfice may be closed on major holidays as well as during summer and winter breaks. 

*Appointment Only on Mondays