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The official website for the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group 2012 in Tokyo has been launched

19 DEC 2011   |  NEWS

The Ministry of Finance has launched a host country website for the 2012 Annual Meetings, through which it will provide the public with various information on the meetings. The annual meetings will be held with the attendance of the finance ministers, central bank governors, etc. from all of their member countries (currently 187 countries). – Scheduled to be held October 12 (Friday) – 14 (Sunday),….

The Tokyo Motor Show came to a successful end on December 11. There were a total of 842, 600 visitors to the show

19 DEC 2011   |  NEWS

This year’s motor show was held in central Tokyo for the first time in 24 years. The 2011 show’s theme was “Mobility can change the world” and more than 170 companies from 13 countries and regions participated, with exhibits centered on environmentally-friendly hybrid vehicles and electric vehicles (EVs). The new models announced by each brand were also a major attraction, and the number of visitors….

Tokyo has been chosen as the host city of the 78th IEC General Meeting in 2014


On October 28, at the 75th International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) General Meeting in Melbourne, Australia, the IEC Council approved Tokyo as the host city for the 78th General Meeting, scheduled to take place 4-15 November, 2014. This will be the fourth time the IEC’s General Meeting has been held in Japan, 15 years after the 1999 General Meeting took place in Kyoto. Besides its Management….

2014 IFSAM conference will take place in Tokyo!

16 NOV 2011   |  NEWS

After a successful bid by Tokyo, it has been decided that International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management (IFSAM) will take place at Meiji University in Tokyo on September 2-4, 2014. This bi-annual conference is expected to be attended by 650 participants, including 300 from overseas. This will be the second time for the conference to be held in Tokyo, 22 years after the conference….

“WTTC: Tourism in Japan showing ‘clear signs’ of recovery”

5 OCT 2011   |  NEWS

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Tokyo ranked 7th in the world according to UIA International Meetings Statistics Report 2010

21 JUL 2011   |  NEWS

The Union of International Associations (UIA) published the results of statistics on international meetings held in 2010 around the world. Tokyo ranked 7th in the world in the Type A Category -meetings of international organizations- and the Type B – other international meetings -, ranking third in Asia following Singapore and Seoul. Reference: Press Release June 2011, Union of International Associations International Meetings Statistics for….

MICE-related information for Tokyo following the Great East Japan Earthquake

11 MAY 2011   |  NEWS

To All Congress Organizers, Meeting Planners and our friends in the industry around the world, Two months have now passed since the earthquake and the resultant tsunami of March 11 impacted the North East of Japan. The following is an update on the latest situation in the capital city. Tokyo – Open for Business The city’s outstanding convention and meeting facilities are fully functioning and….

MICE Research Institute launches “Japan after 3.11″ site


MICE Research Institute launches “Japan after 3.11” site. Live, accurate updates on Japan’s return to normal, highlighting information for MICE. *MICE:Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, Exhibitions/Events We extend our condolences and deepest sympathy to the families of those who lost their lives and all those who are suffering from the March 11 earthquake, tsunami and the crisis at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. As an organization involved….

MICE-related information for Tokyo following the Great East Japan Earthquake

11 APR 2011   |  NEWS

To All Congress Organizers, Meeting Planners and our friends in the industry around the world, One month has now passed since the earthquake and the tsunami occurred on March 11. We would like to provide you with a report on the latest information relating to MICE in Tokyo. Convention facilities and hotels are operating as usual.  Convention facilities and hotels in Tokyo have not been….

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