Maze – Gero City Will Participate in VISIT JAPAN Travel & MICE Mart 2017


This post is a kind of announcement about inbound tourism promotion of Maze.

We’ll participate in VISIT JAPAN Travel & MICE Mart 2017.

What is VISIT JAPAN Travel & MICE Mart 2017?

In summary, this event is one of the largest business meeting event regarding inbound tourism in Japan.

A lot of city governments, local tourism association, hotels and restaurants negotiate with foreign tourism companies and media.

I quote below from the official page.

“VISIT JAPAN Travel & MICE Mart (VJTM) 2017” is an inbound business talk session where overseas travel agencies for trips to Japan and other related parties as well as tourism-related operators based in Japan meet to create a variety of inbound businesses.

In taking part in one of the world’s largest international tourist events in tandem with the jointly-held “Tourism EXPO Japan,” we will aim to promote the entire tourism industry and stimulate local economies.

The business talk session in VJTM 2017 uses an advance appointment-matching system to enable effective and efficient arrangement of business talks.

We are confident that it will be of great assistance to you in developing new products for traveling to Japan and in promoting business and enterprises to plan and arrange MICE.

We therefore earnestly encourage you to use “VJTM 2017” as an opportunity to exchange information and expand your business and enterprises related to travel in Japan.

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This event wil be held in conjunction with Tourism EXPO Japan.

While Tourism EXPO Japan is a event for B to C, VJTM is for B to B.

Date & Venue

  • Date : Thursday, September 21 thru Saturday, September 23,2017.
  • Venue : Tokyo Big Sight Inc. (3-11-1 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan)

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Please refer to this page if you know about detailed access information.

Please note there is no access for people who don’t have ID.

This event is much limited so we’re much honor of participating as a domestic seller.

As a certified area of Savor Japan

Savor Japan

We’ll be there as one area of Savor Japan.

We were certified by Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan in 2016.

If you wanna know about the certification, please check this out.

Briefly speaking, we could be a domestic seller of VJTM since we had had a certification by the national government

I’m a sales representative of Maze

Actually, I’ve been organizing everything of this business event.

What I’ve ever did like below…

  • Participating in a pre-workshop of VJTM 2017
  • Making a draft of brief brochure which we’ll give to buyers at the meeting
  • Registering on the online system of VJTM 2017
  • Drawing up the promotion comment of Maze
  • Creating Web pages of introduction of Maze→Maze Trip
  • Organizing schedule by the appointment-matching system

The appointment-matching system is really efficient and innovative, which only person concerned knows.

I need to check it everytime since PROMPT ACTION required for arrangement.

I’m glad to get an acceptation of appointment request but better to get a request from them.

English will be the main language

English will be the language used in meetings.

I have to do 120% preparation for each meeting but it’s really excited!!


I’ve announced we’ll participate in VISIT JAPAN Travel & MICE Mart 2017 this September.

Making the most of this business event, I’d like to invite more and more foreign tourists to Maze.