JAST Annual Meeting & Reception

  • 9 Mar 2018
  • 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Bridgestone Americas Headquarters, Nashville


  • By special invitation of JAST, exclusively for named guest or designated company representative
  • All Membership Levels

Registration is closed

Time-tested in Tennessee: Proud Past, Strong Future

JAST members and guests will gather for an afternoon of insights from Japan's automotive industry insiders and top government representatives on Friday, March 9th, from 2:00 - 5:30 PM at Bridgestone Americas' new headquarters building in downtown Nashville (200 4th Avenue South). 

Confirmed speakers include:

  • The Honorable Lamar Alexander, U.S. Senator for Tennessee
  • Consul General of Japan in Nashville Mr. Masami Kinefuchi
  • DENSO International America CEO Mr. Kenichiro Ito
  • Commissioner of TN Economic & Community Development Bob Rolfe
  • Bridgestone Americas CAO, Exec. VP and CRO, Chris Karbowiak
Following the program at approximately 4:15 PM, a business networking hour will conclude the afternoon, featuring extraordinary views of downtown Nashville from the vantage point of the newly constructed Bridgestone Americas Conference Center.

This event is free to JAST members, thanks to partners at the Keizai Koho Center and the National Association of Japan-American Societies and the generosity of sponsors Nissan North America, Bridgestone Americas, DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Nashville International Airport, Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development and United Airlines.
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