The 2018 JASGA Gala

 Registration is closed for this event
PasterPlan to join us for this premier fundraiser of the Japan America Society of Greater Austin, a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to building people-to-people relationships between Japan and Austin/Texas.
Please join us along with our Honorary Director, Tetsuro Amano, Consul-General of Japan, to celebrate the 2018 JASGA gala. This year we will pay tribute to our distinguished recipient, Ms. Kumiko Kitamura of AOI Pro Inc., who will receive our for Bridges-to-Friendship award and will be our keynote speaker. Ms.Tomoko Ara of NTT Data Corporation and Dr. Patricia Maclachlan of the University Texas at Austin will be our guest speakers. Ms. Marie and  Ms. Amy Yamamoto will be performing Japanese traditional dances.
Sunday, March 4, 2018
4:00 PM   VIP/General Reception and Silent Auction: 

5:00 PM   Dinner Program: 

Renaissance Austin Hotel  (9721 Arboretum Blvd Austin TX 78759)

Bridges-to-Friendship recipient       
Keynote Speaker       Guest Speakers          Guest Speakers                Japanese Buyo 
Kumiko Kitamura       Tomoko Ara            Dr. Patricai Machachlan         Marie & Amy Yamamoto 
Sponsors Opportunity  and General Registratoin 
To register for the 2018 JASGA Gala, click Here
Registration Deadline: 3/1/2018                                     
If you would like to pay for the ticket by a check, please make a check payable to JASGA and mail it  (by Sunday, February 25, 2018) to:
Japan-America Society of Greater Austin
PO Box 9276
Austin, TX 78766
2018 JASGA Silent Auction
This event features a Silent Auction that includes  
premium economy and economy tickets on JAL (Japan Airlines) and a pair ticket on ANA (All Nippon Airways) to Japan, hotel, theater, restaurant experiences both in Austin and Japan, Japanese pottery/porcelain, Kimono, Haori jacket and much more!
Silent Auction
To donate for our Silent Auction, click Here.  
JASGA is seeking donations for the Silent Auction that will be held at the Award Dinner on March 1 at 4:30 pm.  Popular items include Japanese plates, kimono, kimono accessories, artisan gifts, event tickets, and gift certificates.
All contributions are fully tax deductible. Proceeds will support our cultural, educational, business or public relaton programs.
To donate, please submit the donation items by February 28th.  For more information, please contact
You will not miss this opportunity for this premier fundraiser of the Japan-America Society of Greater Austin, a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to building people-to-people relationships between Japan and Austin / Central Texas.
About JASGA and Gala Host Committee
March 4th, 2018 4:00 PM
Renaissance Austin Hotel
9721 Arboretum Blvd
Austin, 78759
United States
Phone: 512.656.4731
Diamond Sponsor (seating for 20) $ 5,000.00
Platinum Sponser (seating for 10) $ 3,000.00
Gold Sponsor (seating for 10) $ 2,000.00
Corporate member (seating for 10) $ 1,200.00
Host a friend’s table (seating for 10) $ 1,000.00
General Public $ 115.00
JASGA corporate/general members $ 95.00
Patron (special seating at dinner, Speaker's opportunity) $ 200.00
Full-time student $ 75.00