Special Zone / Simultaneous Event

Special Zone

International Zone

International companies enthusiastic about expanding their business in Japan will exhibit their manufacturing technologies, products and more. Use this opportunity to discover business opportunities with international companies and gather information. (Companies from Taiwan, Thailand, Korea and India are expected to attend.)
What's more, Just as last year, foreign companies invited by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government to set up branches in Japan will have booths. International companies who are looking to form partnerships with Japanese companies will also be there. Don't miss out!

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National Food Industry Fair

The National Food Industry Fair received rave reviews from visitors last year, and will be set up again this year as well.
This year, with "food" as the theme, companies and organizations from all over Japan will sell and give samples of a wide variety of wonderful products made with local specialties—seasonings, tea, alcoholic beverages, sweets, and more. Please feel free to drop by when you visit the event!

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Sports Industry Trade Show

This show introduces the advanced technologies and products of leading companies in the sports industry, in order to broaden the horizon of the sports industry and create networking opportunities in the industry.
Panel discussions by industry and academic experts and athletes will be held on the main stage in the Hall B.

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Simultaneous Ceremony

Award Ceremony for Going-Global Innovations Competition

Yuriko Koike, the governor of Tokyo, will attend the award ceremony.(scheduled)

The Going-Global Innovations Competition award ceremony will be held.
The Going-Global Innovations Competition award ceremony will be held to honor innovative and promising product, technologies and services, and to spread the word about them both in and outside Japan. The award-winning companies will also have exhibition booths at the venue.

November 13 (Wed.) 10:30-11:10

Award Ceremony for Going-Global Innovations Competition
     Governor of Tokyo
     Yuriko Koike

Main Stage Event                 Japanese language only

Change, or Die! Respond to Change (Tentative title)

The management environment is undergoing radical changes. How should we survive in society in the face of them? With "structural change leads to company change" as the theme, Mr. Matsumoto talks about change and creation from the perspective of management, based on his many years of experience in corporate management.

November 13 (Wed.) 13:00-14:30

Award Ceremony for Going-Global Innovations Competition
     Mr. Akira Matsumoto,
     Former Representative Director/
     Chairman and CEO of Calbee. Inc.

A Talk between the Representative Director of a Small Town Factory and a Member of JAXA
The Essential Requirements for Making an Impossible Dream Come True

A special talk will be held between Mr. Tsutomu Uematsu, whose work on the development and launch of rockets is attracting attention from both Japan and the rest of the world, and Mr. Makoto Yoshikawa, the mission manager of Hayabusa 2! Parts produced by small and medium-sized enterprises such as small town factories are essential in space development projects. In this session, the two speakers will talk about the actual capabilities and potential of small and medium-sized enterprises.

November 15 (Fri.) 13:00-14:30
Note: From 14:00 onward, Mr. Uematsu will be the only speaker.

Award Ceremony for Going-Global Innovations Competition
Mr. Makoto Yoshikawa,
Mission Manager of
Hayabusa 2

Award Ceremony for Going-Global Innovations Competition
Mr. Tsutomu Uematsu,
Representative Director,
Uematsu Electric Co., Ltd.