Reception Information

Thursday, September 24th at 6pm ~ 8pm
Welcome Reception Information
(Dress: Business Casual, travel clothes OK but we will have guests from the Consulate and CLAIR in Attendance)

Please join us for a welcome reception hosted by U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation. We will walk together or please meet us at the restaurant. This is a buffet style light meal.
Location: Santorini Estiatorio, 501 Monroe Street, Detroit MI 48226
Transportation: Restaurant is a short distance from hotel via walking

Thursday, September 24th at 8:30pm ~ ???
Thursday Evening Nijikai
If you are flying in Thursday but can’t make the Welcome Reception please join us at the Nijikai at Location:
Exodus (rooftop)
Location: 529 Monroe Ave, Detroit, MI, 48226

Friday, September 25th at 5pm ~ 8pm
MOFA Reception
(Dress: Business)
The Consulate-General of Japan in Detroit will be kindly hosting a Welcome Reception. We will travel together via chartered bus from Hilton Garden Inn to Reception at 5pm. The charter bus will bring us back to the hotel at 9pm.

Friday, September 25th at 9pm ~ ???
Friday Evening Nijikai
Optional Nijikai at TBD Location walking distance to the hotel (check back soon for more details)

Saturday, September 26th 6pm ~ 8pm
CLAIR Reception
(Dress: Business Casual)
Saturday’s reception will be hosted by CLAIR
Location: COLORS Detroit, 311 East Grand River Ave., Detroit MI 48226
Transportation: Restaurant is a short distance from hotel via walking

Saturday, September 26th 9pm ~ ????
Surprise Event
(Dress: Casual)
Details will be shared at the CLAIR Reception. We highly recommend you do not miss this event!  Wear good walking shoes!

Sunday, September 27th 12pm ~ ??
Enjoy Detroit
(Dress: Casual)
National Conference will end at 12:00 pm on Sunday. The Great Lakes JETAA Chapter will offer tourist suggestions and lunch options in vicinity of the hotel.