Yoshi Domoto/Japan-America Society of Georgia and JapanFest
The Japan-America Society of Georgia (JASG) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to promote mutual understanding between the people of Japan and the state of Georgia through establishing and promoting ties and programs in the areas of business, culture, customs, education, commerce, politics, and social networking. One of its biggest events is JapanFest Atlanta. JapanFest is the largest Japanese festival in the Southeast. Held September 15-16, 2018 at the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM on Saturday and 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Sunday, the festival will celebrate the special economic and cultural bond Japan and Georgia share together.
Brittany Luiz/American Tombow
Tombow is today’s market leader for arts, crafts and office products. Serving consumers and businesses around the globe, Tombow was established in Japan in 1913 as the wood-case pencil provider for Japanese students. Since these beginnings, they have upheld a history of unparalleled customer service. Tombow has grown the company’s portfolio to a worldwide provider of art markers, liquid glue and adhesive tape, fine writing pens, correction tape, drawing pencils, colored pencils and erasers manufactured in facilities located in Japan, Vietnam and Thailand. Worldwide operating divisions distribute Tombow branded products in their respective geographies.
Masae Y. Okura/Taylor English Duma
Taylor English Duma LLP is a full-service law firm headquartered in Atlanta, GA. Built from the ground up to provide highest-quality legal services for optimal value, the firm combines the best aspects of a traditional law firm with seasoned attorneys managing their practices remotely throughout the United States. Their attorneys work each day to provide timely, creative, and cost-effective counsel to help clients solve problems and achieve goals. Taylor English Duma represents all types of clients, from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups to individuals. A 2018 recipient of Forbes Small Giants award, the firm is the Georgia law firm member of Geneva Group International (GGI), the leading worldwide alliance of accounting and law firms.