French Business Awards 2020

The French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan is happy to launch the 2020 edition of the annual and popular French Business Awards (FBA) open to all French Chamber members regardless of nationality, and including the French Tech Tokyo award also open to non-members!

Be one of the 2020 FBA winners & boost your company’s visibility!

The awards will be given in front of +200 guests and journalists during our New Year’s Party at Grand Hyatt Tokyo on Thursday, January 30, 2020.

Organized every year by the French Chamber, the French Business Awards honor excellence and promote success and innovation across all industries. The awards also acknowledge the important social contributions made by organizations through their commitment to community, ethical behavior and environmental sustainability.

You can apply for the following categories (deadline for application: January 10, 2020):

1) The “Company of the Year” award: for companies which have shown excellence and outstanding achievements in all aspects of their organization in 2018 and 2019.

Click here to apply.

2) The “Product/Service of the Year” award: for companies which developed or have been developing a particularly innovative/successful product or service in Japan in 2018 and/or 2019.

Click here to apply.

4) The “French Tech Tokyo” award: for any startup focusing on new technologies recently founded, which displays the highest potential of growth, outstanding originality in their project as well as forward-thinking and innovative ideas.

Click here to apply.

If you are unable to access the forms (Google Forms), please feel free to use the templates below to submit your application:

-    Company of the Year 2020
-    Product/Service of the Year 2020
-    French Tech Tokyo 2020

Special prizes will also be awarded to companies which will catch the attention of the jury for the uniqueness of their profiles and/or for their outstanding performances.

The rules of the contest are available here.

What can I win?

The winners of each category will be given, in addition to the award:

1) A free full-color advertising page in the Chamber's magazine France Japon Eco or a 2-month free advertising banner on the website of the French Chamber.

2) Exposure through event-related articles and press releases following the event.

3) A chance to be selected for the competition organized by the International federation of French Chambers of commerce overseas (CCI France International). The next CCI France International awards will be presented on June 29, 2020 in Paris. 

Last year's winners - You just might be the next one!

“Company of the Year” award: BIO C' BON Japon CO., LTD. 

“Product/Service of the Year” award: SANOFI GENZYME

“French Tech Tokyo” award: SNIPS



"Best Entrepreneur" award: THE PLANT CO., LTD.

“Best Innovation” award: MICHELIN NIHON TIRE CO., LTD. & VALEO JAPAN CO., LTD.

"French Japanese Collaboration of the Year" award: AIR LIQUIDE JAPAN LTD


To watch the video of the 2019 FBA ceremony, please click here.
To read the article of the 2019 FBA ceremony (in French), please click here.

For further information, please send an email to:m.ozaki(@)

Video of the 2019 FBA ceremony

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