The 32nd Sir Peter Parker Awards for Spoken Business Japanese

Key information

3:00 pm to 6:15 pm
SOAS, Brunei Gallery

About this event

We are delighted to announce the Sir Peter Parker Awards for Spoken Business Japanese. 

The Award's aim is to deepen the understanding of Japanese business culture by businessmen and women of the UK and countries of the European Union through study of the Japanese language, and to contribute to goodwill and mutual understanding with the people of Japan through better communication.

Telephone interviews will be held after the applications have been received. All candidates will be informed whether they have been selected for the Final Round.

  • By 15 October 2023: Finalists to send speech details to The Sir Peter Parker Awards Office.
  • 7 November 2023: Final Round (afternoon) and Awards Ceremony.

Please read our Guidance notes before you apply.

About the awards

The Japanese Speech Contest for Spoken Business Japanese was established in 1990 by the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO), London, and the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.

The Sir Peter Parker Awards for this Contest are widely recognised as having made a significant contribution to the recent growth in the use of Japanese in business, as well as having benefited participants in their professional careers.