Sun & Star Legacy Award Recipient: Irene Hirano Inouye President, U.S.-Japan Council
Bridges-to-Friendship Award Recipient: Dallas Kiyari Daiko
Honorary Host Doug Parker Chairman and CEO, American Airlines
Join us as we honor outstanding supporters of the U.S.-Japan relationship. Ms. Irene Hirano Inouye, president of U.S.-Japan Council, will receive the Sun & Star Legacy Award for her lifelong contributions to U.S.-Japan relations on multiple levels and in many realms, especially through her leadership at the Japanese American National Museum and U.S.-Japan Council.
Dallas Kiyari Daiko will receive the Bridges-to-Friendship Award in recognition of its many years of sharing Japanese culture in North Texas.
The Award Dinner features a cocktail reception, silent auction, and an exclusive Patrons’ Reception for sponsors and dignitaries, followed by dinner and the award program.
Omni Frisco Hotel
11 Cowboys Way, Frisco, TX 75034
Members $250 | General Public $275 Registration for this event is now closed
* If you cannot attend, but would like to make a donation in support of the Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth, click here.
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Frisco Economic Development Corporation
Gulf States Toyota
Haynes and Boone, LLP KPMG LLP
Mitsui Bussan Logistics Inc.
Unisys Yamagata Foundation
Baker Botts LLP
Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc.
Harwood International and Bleu Ciel
McKinsey & Company
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation America
Richardson Economic Development Partnership
NTT DATA Services, LLC
Sanden of America Inc.
SMU Tower Center, Sun & Star Japan and East Asia Program
The City of Plano
The Okada Family Foundation