Fruits in Suits Japan's

5th Anniversary Community Gala Dinner -

The Japan LGBTQ+ Community Turning Point

Fruits in Suits Japan, Japan’s largest LGBTQ+ professional network with over 2,000 members and allies is celebrating its 5th anniversary. Please join us at our annual gala to be held at the Embassy of Mexico in Nagatacho on November 18, Monday, 2019. 
We will hear what this year means from our speakers and panelists, congratulate this year’s Japan Pride award winner, and then enjoy the amazing Mexican cuisine and the warm hospitality of HE Ambassador Melba Pria in her home. There will be some amazing raffle prizes as well. 
Tickets available by registration only: Early Bird Regular Admission (adults 28 and older) 12,500 yen (ENTER PROMO CODE "Fruits" TO GET THIS DISCOUNTED PRICE AFTER NOV 5); young adults & students (27 and under) 5,000 yen.
All funds exceeding event costs will be contributed to the fund to support the launch of PBAJ, the LGBT Chamber of Commerce, and this number will be reported to all participants.

WHEN: Monday, November 18, 2019, 18:00 - 22:00

Please register for tickets here:

Please contact FinS Director Loren Fykes for more information:

For more information about FinS activities, visit the website at:
18:00 Registration and welcome drink (Espacio Auditorium)
18:30 Event opening remarks (Espacio Auditorium)
18:40 Special guest speaker presentations (Auditorium)
19:20 Panel discussion (Espacio Auditorium)
20:00 Mexican Dinner and networking (Ambassador’s Residence)
20:30 Japan Pride Award, Raffle
22:00 Closing

Otsuji Kanako, Diet Member, House of Representatives, Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan, 1st openly-gay elected politician
Ishikawa Taiga, Diet Member, House of Councillors, Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan, 1st openly-gay elected male
Gon Matsunaka, Executive Director, Pride House Tokyo, 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games and Paralympic Games LGBT Center
Loren Fykes, Executive Director, Pride Business Alliance (LGBT Chamber of Commerce Japan) and Fruits in Suits Japan

Alexander Dmintrenko, LLAN (Lawyers for LGBT & Allies Network), Director, Marriage Equality Viewpoint

Other panelists to be announced