Call for Nominations for the 2017 John E. Thayer Awards


Do you know someone whose passion and service have strengthened Boston and Japan? Please consider recommending them for the John E. Thayer, III Award. This award commemorates the work and commitment of the late John E. Thayer III, a longtime member of the Japan Society of Boston’s Board of Directors, who was dedicated to furthering relations between the U.S. and Japan. The award was developed to recognize, encourage and support significant contributions by individuals, or organizations in advancing understanding and cooperation between Japan and the U.S.

The Society encourages the submission of nominations for exemplary projects, programs and activities in such areas as business, cultural exchange, education, public affairs, and visual and performing arts.  The project may be a single event, a series of events, or an on-going project or activity.  It may be in the form of, but is not limited to: artistic performances, educational programs, exchange activities, exhibitions, films, publications, video, visual arts, etc.

Learn more about the award here. Nomination Deadline is 12 PM on September 30