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If you are interested in joining an FIBC committee, please fill out the online form.

Are you encountering challenges conducting business in Fukuoka? Do you desire to lobby the Fukuoka City Government to enhance the environment for trade and investment? Are you keen on participating in the process of setting the agenda? Are you seeking to share your concerns with like-minded professionals? If so, you might want to consider joining the Fukuoka International Business Council (FIBC)…

AS A MEMBER OF THE FUKUOKA INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COUNCIL, YOU CAN:

  • Engage in discussions and influence the agenda in meetings with Fukuoka City Government and related local entities.
  • Share insights and gather information about the market and business environment in Fukuoka with like-minded professionals in your industry.
  • Coordinate with the Fukuoka City Government and various regulatory agencies neutrally, united under the banner of the FIBC.
  • Advocate for and promote international businesses in Fukuoka.
  • Actively contribute to shaping a more conducive business environment.
  • Foster cross-industry collaborations and partnerships to drive innovation.
  • Benefit from the knowledge exchange in our diverse committees, dedicated to specific sectors.
  • Play an instrumental role in shaping Fukuoka’s future as a vibrant international business hub.
 
 

FIBC Fee Structure

Stakeholder Members (Fukuoka-based businesses) Companies with more than 250 employees JPY 135,000
Companies with more than 50 employees JPY 50,000
Companies with less than 50 employees JPY 10,000
Kyushu based-businesses Companies that are resident in Kyushu JPY 135,000
Non-Kyushu Companies Companies with Fukuoka interests who are not members of any local business association JPY 200,000

If you are a Stakeholder Member of a Fukuoka-based business association

Annual Dues for companies with more than 250 employees: ¥135,000
Annual Dues for companies with more than 50 employees: ¥50,000
Annual Dues for companies with less than 50 employees: ¥10,000

  • Includes membership in one Committee.
  • Company name included on Digital FIBC White Papers.
  • Company will receive the FIBC newsletter and announcements distributed by e-mail and can attend all FIBC events.
  • Company will receive voting rights within its sector Committee and the right to stand for office [within such Committee].

Kyushu-based businesses – Annual Dues: ¥135,000 For Kyushu based-businesses that are resident in Kyushu and are members of a Kyushu business association.

  • Includes membership in one Committee.
  • Company name included on the Digital FIBC White Papers.
  • Company will receive the FIBC newsletter and announcements distributed by e-mail and can attend all FIBC events.
  • Company does not receive voting rights within the Committee.
  • Company is not eligible to take up any office within the Committee.

Non-Kyushu Companies – Annual Dues: ¥200,000 For Non-Kyushu Companies with Fukuoka interests who do not belong to any local business association.

  • Includes membership in one Committee 
  • Company name included on Digital FIBC White Papers.
  • Company will receive the FIBC newsletter and announcements distributed by e-mail and can attend all FIBC events.
  • Company will receive voting rights within its sector Committee and the right to stand for office [within such Committee].

Join us

If you are interested in joining an FIBC committee, please fill out the online form.