Connecting People. Building Your Success.

Headquartered in Vancouver, and with a branch in Toronto, we are Canada’s go-to firm for Japanese-related marketing.
Since 2010, CK Marketing Solutions Inc. has worked with Japanese companies to market locally here in Canada, as well as helped North American companies market to the Japanese demographic.

Whether you’re a small business operating locally or a company looking to expand internationally, we have the marketing solutions that suit your needs.
We know the local market. We know the Japanese market. Through our wealth of knowledge and our global business network, we will find the best possible solutions for your growing business.

We are proud to offer solutions in Business Development, IT/Web Development, Advertising, Online & Social Media Marketing, Media Production, Public Relation, and Human Networking & Social Connections within North America and Japan.

COMPANY PROFILE

Company Name
CK Marketing Solutions Inc.
Main Business Units
Business Consulting & Support
Advertising, Marketing & Promotions
Human Resources (Activ8 Canada)
IT / WEB Marketing
Graphic & Design (Print, Digital & Website)
Video Production
Establishment Date
1st of October, 2010
CEO
Katsuhiro Cho
Business Licences
BC 0860606
OCN 1973280
Main Banks
TD Canada Trust
Citibank
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ

STAFF

Katsuhiro Cho

Katsuhiro Cho

CEO / Founder

From Fukuoka, Japan
Ramen Lover, Entrepreneur, Developing a business collaboration

Nao (Nancy) Furusawa

Nao (Nancy) Furusawa

Activ8 Recruiter

From Kanagawa, Japan

Mami Kubo

Mami Kubo

Tourist Map Coordinator

From Kanagawa, Japan
A total book worm & occasional jogger.

Ayako Eriguchi

Ayako Eriguchi

Web Developer

From Fukuoka, Japan
Truly a Habs fan

Mami Konishi

Mami Konishi

Creative Project Coordinator

From Fukuoka, Japan.
Moved to Vancouver due to resemblance with her home town.
A health nut who needs to restart yoga.

Hiroki Yamamoto

Hiroki Yamamoto

Editor / Writer

From Okayama, Japan
Hello Project mania

Ricco Yeung

Ricco Yeung

Project Manager

From Vancouver BC, Canada
Where's my food?

Ryoko Asai

Ryoko Asai

Graphic Designer

From Shizuoka, Japan
Miss Vickie’s chips are the best.

Manami Noguchi

Manami Noguchi

Sales & Marketing Assistant

From Saitama, Japan
A chocolate seeker

Teruki Sakamaki

Teruki Sakamaki

Web Developer

From Tokyo, Japan
Great teacher Sakamaki

HISTORY

2010 October
Established CK Marketing Solutions Inc. in Vancouver, BC
2012 July
Opened shared office Collaborative Open Space / COS Business Centre
2012 November
Started the Japanese online media, LifeVancouver.jp
2013 April
Established WiFi rental partnership with Vision Co., Ltd.
2013 July
Acquired Tourist Map Vancouver publication rights from Electro-Media Pacific
2013 October
Obtained BC Employment Agency Licence
2014 January
Established business partnership with bilingual human resources recruiting agency Top Canada Recruitment (currently Activ8 Chicago Group)
Opened Vancouver office
2014 January
Established business partnership with LMGlobal. Began promotion & online sales of contact lens via perfectlens.ca
2014 August
Began recruiting English Teachers for ESL schools in Japan & China
2015 April
Established business partnership with eNet Solutions & opened its Vancouver office
2015 October
Established business partnership with US FrontLine International, based in Los Angeles. Completed renewal of their national Japanese information website usfl.com
2015 November
Started publication and distribution of Tourist Map Vancouver Chinese edition
2016 January
Established business partnership with Californian company STS Innovation, based in San Jose.
2016 January
Started the Japanese online media in Toronto, LifeToronto
2016 January
Established business partnership with Japanese CG/VFX studio CafeGroup/ModelingCafe. Founded ModelingCafe Vancouver Inc.
2016 March
Established business partnership with Club ESL to jointly start publication and distribution of Tourist Map Vancouver English edition
2017 January
Changed business name of Top Canada Recruitment to Activ8 Recruitment
2017 January
Activ8 Recruitment expanded their region of HR support to include the Pacific Northwest
2017 April
Obtained business number for CK Marketing Solutions Inc. in the province of Ontario
2017 June
Started publication and distribution of Tourist Map Toronto
2017 October
Established Activ8 Education Inc. in partnership with Activ8 Recruitment
2017 November
Opened office branch for CK Marketing Solutions Inc. in Toronto, ON (268 Adelaide St. W)