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“Visiones de Espana”
June 14, 2019

“Telling Our Stories Through Independent Films:”
A Panel Discussion
June 26, 2019
Silicon Valley Asian Pacific FilmFest

Marketing and Advertising Agency

“Spirit of the Islands”
Makoto Horiuchi
Kultone Records

“Down the Rabbit Hole”
2019 Masquerade Ball,
April 12, 2019
Music at the Mission

“Alchemy and Artistry”
The 14th Season Music at the Mission

“Silicon Valley Take Steps 2019”
April 13, 2019

“Music at the Mission’s 2018 – 2019 Season” is coming.

“Vitamin Em: Music that’s Good for You
In the mood for music that makes you “feel good”? Check out the new cross-over jazz-fusion band: Vitamin Em

Check out the latest video on Vitamin Em’ s Youtube Channel

“April 13, 2018 Buccaneer’s Ball”
Join us for an exciting, romp for treasures and galore at the Music at the Mission’s Buccaneer’s Ball, 6pm, Friday, April 13, 2018 at the Double Tree Hotel in Newark. Ticks are available at Brown Paper Tickets.

“Meet Bob and Eriko”
Questions on mitigating EMI on your critical PCB Designs? Ask Bob. (and if he’s not available, Ask Eriko). Check them out at the upcoming 2018 tradeshow activities.

“A Salute to Mike Honda – a Champion for All”
Thank you Mike for your over 40 years of public service.

“Experience the Extraordinary”
The 13th Season

“Launching website”
Congratulations Rhonda Bradetich.

“Launching Kultone Records”
Congratulations to Makoto and gang.

“Yu-Ai Kai Nihonmachi Run 2017”
April 27, 2017
Yu-Ai Kai

“Silicon Valley Asian Pacific FilmFest 2017”

April 2017


“Southern Exposures”
March 11, Music at the Mission
Music at the Mission

“Chamberfest LIVE!”
March 11, Music at the Mission
Music at the Mission

“Oak Mitsui Faradflex Mannequin Challenge”
DesignCon 2017

“Slavic Dreams”
Music at the Mission Concert

“Show Me Your Faradflex”
Oak Mitsui Faradflex campaign: Designcon 2017″

“Music at the Mission”
Launch of the new Music at the Mission website”


“Teen Mobile Entrepreneur Training Academy”
Preparing America’s Next Generation of Innovators and Entrepreneurs”
STEMKids – coming soon


“IDEC: Automation and beyond…”


“Hot Havana Night!”
Music at the Mission
Friday, May 6, 2016


“Ao Dai Festival IV: Celebrating Vietnamese Art and Culture”
Fairmont Hotel, San Jose
Sunday, May 15, 2016


“Images de Paris”
Music at the Mission
Saturday, November 21, 2015


“Mochizuki at Aldersgate”
December, 2015


“IDEC’s 40th Anniversary Celebration”
September 10, 2015
LEVI’s Stadium, Santa Clara


“A Silk Road Journey”
Masquerade Ball Fundraiser
Music at the Mission
May 1, 2015


“Yu-Ai Kai Nihonmachi Run”
Sunday, April 26, 2015
San Jose Japantown
Nikkei Matsuri Festival

March 15-21, 2015

IEEE EMC Symposium comes to Silicon Valley
March 15-21, 2015 at the
Santa Clara Convention Center
Santa Clara, CA

Nurture the Next Generation of
Stem Experts

May 4, 2014

Ao Dai Festival III
Celebration of Vietnamese Art & Culture
Fairmont Hotel, San Jose

Introducing the Ao Dai Festival III
http://www.aodaifestival. com

May 4, 2014

Ao Dai Festival III
Celebration of Vietnamese Art & Culture
Fairmont Hotel, San Jose
Circle of Palms

http://www.aodaifestival. com 



May 4, 2014

Ao Dai Festival III
Celebration of Vietnamese Art & Culture
Fairmont Hotel, San Jose
Imperial Ballroom Concept Layout

http://www.aodaifestival. com 



April 27, 2014

San Jose Yu-Ai Kai
Nihonmachi Run 2014
San Jose Japantown
2014 T-shirt

April 25, 2014

Music at the Mission
Masquerade Ball “La Mystique de Paris”
April 25, 2014 at the
Hilton Hotel
Newark, CA
Photos on Facebook

January 29-30, 2014

“NEC at DesignCon 2014
The NEC EMIStream Team will be at DesignCon, Wednesday, Thursday January 29-30, 2014
Santa Clara Convention Center
Santa Clara, CA

December 22, 2013

“Bayanihan” Typhoon Relief Concert
Sunday, December 22, 2013, 8pm
Old Mission San Jose
43300 Mission Blvd. Fremont, CA

November 8, 2013

“Flo Oy Wong: The Whole Pie” Exhbit
November 8 – December 28, 2013
Luggage Store Gallery
1007 Market ST.
San Francisco, CA 94103

October 29, 2013

NorCall BMA wins “Large Chapter Growth Award” and celebrates its 75th Anniversary

That’s right. The Northern California Business Marketing Assocation, BMA is celebrating its 75th Anniverary as well as its recent award on October 29, 2013 at the Oshman Fammily Shultz Hall in Palo Alto. For tickets, goto:



October 19, 2013

Fukushima is Here:
Human Mural

On Saturday, Oct 19th, over 500 people gathered at Ocean Beach in San Francisco to create a “Human Mural” spelling out the words “Fukushima is Here”, reminding the world that radiation continues to leak from the damaged nuclear reactors in Fukushima.

September 21, 2013

The new 2013-2014 Music at the Mission Season

Music al Fresco
Sept 21, 2013
3:30-6:30pm at Fremont Cliff House
The exciting new season starts with an outdoor festival overlooking the hills of Fremont, CA. Food, wine, fun and the music of Piazzolla perfomed by Quinteto Quilombo and special guests.

September 21, 2013

 High Tech Connect NOW
High Tech Connect, the premier marketing partner agency for the B2B market has relaunched it’s High Tech Connect NOW newsletter. Go to: to subscribe and for more info.

June, 2013

Celebrate Independents

July 10, 2013. 5:30pm – 9:30pm.
Hyatt Regency, Santa Clara
High Tech Connect invites you to attend this evening of marketing insights with keynote speaker PR and Social Media guru, Peter Shankman.
For more info, contact Lori at

May, 2013

Mobile Players Offer a Mix of Messages in TV Ads-

Apple, Samsung and Microsoft take divergent paths to selling their smartphones via TV commercials. The winning approach: Focus on your own unique features, and resist potshots at the competition.
By Tom Kaneshige,
Thu, May 02, 2013
Read the Article

SOLI Chamber Ensemble
“Power of the Story”

Soli Chamber Ensemble will perform the last concert of this season on May 22 at Ruth Taylor Recital Hall, Trinity University, San Antonio TX and May 22 at the Gallery Nord, San Antonio TX

Yu-Ai Kai – Nihonmachi Run 2013
“The Run is Back” 

The Yu-Ai Kai Nihonmachi Run was re-instated this year at the Nikkei Matsuri Festival, April 28,2013 in San Jose’s Japantown.



March, 2013

“Tohoku Insights 2013: Live conversations with Japan”

A public forum in recognition of the two year anniversary of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster in Japan.
See the webcast online:

More information: 


February, 2013

“Gluten Free Japan”
Traveling in Japan and eating Gluten Free

Steve recently went on a trip to Japan and discovered how to eat “Gluten Free” in a country that rarely has cases of gluten intolerance. Steve has presented hightlights of his trip to the Draeger’s Gluten Free Meetup, and the Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG) of East Bay. For more information or a presentation, contact Steve at


December, 2012

Check out the new Jimbo’s on 170 Jackson St San Jose, CA 95112 for old fashioned ice cream parlor treats.


November 8, 2012

The Introduction of PROSPECT Silicon Valley at the CleanTech Open by Kim Walesh, director of economic development for the City of San Jose.





November 8, 9, 2012

The CleanTech Open Global Forum will be held on Thursday and Friday, November 8, 9, 2012 at the Dolce Hayes Mansion in San Jose, CA.

This is the largest gathering of entrepreneurs and investors in the cleantech space.






October 19, 2012

Fantastic trip to Japan and the Tohoku region that was affected by the earthquake and tsunami of last year.

Pictures to come.





September 15, 2012

Incredible imagery, visually stunning performances from The Second Annual Ao Dai Festival, Sat. Sept 15, 2012 at the San Jose Center for Performing Arts.

Photos: Ne Du
ao dai photos 




September 15, 2012

The Second Annual Ao Dai Festival takes place Sat. Sept 15, 2012 at the San Jose Center for Performing Arts.
Join us for this celebration of Vietnamese art and culture.




August 9, 2012

The NEC EMIStream Super Hero Team takes on EVIL EMI at the IEEE EMC 2012 Symposium in Pittsburgh, PA August 7-9, 2012.

See the amazing action.

June 13, 2012

Tom Kaneshige, tech writer for comments on the recent Twitter logo redesign and other high profile Silicon Valley Tech Brand Icons. With commentary by Steve Yamaguma, Design2Market, they try to read between the lines of what went into the thinking behind the designs (or not). Fun reading. Enjoy.

June 6, 2012

Design2Market just helped NEC wrap up their showing at the Design Automation Conference (DAC) 2012 at Moscone Center in San Francisco. Presenting their CyberWorkBench design and synthesis tool, NEC attracted numerous leads that were interested in the “C-Based” product.


June 1, 2012

The 22nd Annual Yosh Uchida Golf Classic will be held on August 12, 2012 at the Silver Creek Valley Country Club, 5460 Country Club Pkwy, in San Jose. Honoring the current and past olympians, this fun event raises monies for the San Jose State University Judo program. For more info contact Jan at 408-298-7551 or email to:

May 1, 2012

Silicon Valley Global Network is a place for entrepreneurs to network globally, and connect with trusted partners, events, projects, jobs, contracts, investor news, resources, inspiring stories, case studies, and other vital knowledge to build your company. www.siliconvalleyglobal


April 21, 2012

Urban Sky Salon and Spa grand opening Saturday, April 21, 2012.

March 10, 2012

March 10, 2012

One Year After: A benefit concert for the children of Tohoku, Japan

Mission San Jose, Fremont

March 1, 2012

What’s behind th emessage in teh lastest Apple product announcement?
Check out Tom Kaneshige’s commentary and interview with Steve Yamaguma, for

February 1, 2012

The FinishLine website is now launched. Check out the lastest in architectural and interior finishes used for some of the most visible architectural structures in the Valley.

Finish Line

January 1, 2012


Accelerating vision into implementation
IdeArbitrage takes great ideas developed for a local market and implements them globally, creating new value by transposing ideas through space and time.


December, 2011

Happy New Year to All.

“nuff said”


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