The Event Planner’s Guide to Tokyo Venues


million tourists per year, Tokyo is filled with animation, tradition, and Japanese culture. To help you pick between the abundance of world-class sites, museums, and unique venues in Tokyo, we’ve researched and curated this guide. With more than 13.5 million residents and over 4.8

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Tokyo Named Top ‘Bleisure’ Destination in Asia

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Senso-ji Temple is one of Tokyo’s many attractions. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) recently surveyed 1,500 business travellers around the globe to uncover the best ‘bleisure’ destinations in Asia Pacific (APAC), and Tokyo emerged as the top choice.

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5 Smart Moves at Hilton Mandalay Beach Resort, The Peninsula Tokyo and More


Otake Otake has been appointed as the director of marketing at The Peninsula Hotel in Tokyo. The Peninsula Hotel in Tokyo Stephanie Bauer Westdrift Manhattan Beach, which is slated to open in California in January 2018, appointed Stephanie Bauer general manager.

September 26, 2018: Immigrant Rights Activists Protest Saleforce’s Dreamforce Convention, How a Tech Company Plans to Make Concerts More Accessible for Deaf Attendees, Tokyo 2020 Olympics Seeks 80,000 Unpaid Volunteers


IMMIGRANT RIGHTS ACTIVISTS PROTEST SALEFORCE?'S 'S DREAMFORCE CONVENTION: To protest the detention of asylum seekers at the U.S. border, immigrants

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Hot Trends in the Land of the Rising Sun

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Tokyo is eager to attract more of the international meetings market, and a high-tech entertainment hub on an artificial island in Tokyo Bay could play a more important role. Tokyo wants more of the American market.”. There is a lot of traffic in Tokyo,” Takatani said.

And the Forbes Five Star Rating Goes to…

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You can find the group’s 10 Five Star-rated hotels in New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills (California), Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Tokyo, Paris, Bangkok and Manila. The Academy Awards isn’t the only star-studded event this week.

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Sony Launches New TV With Interactive Art Installation


To celebrate the launch of Sony Electronics' A1E Bravia OLED TV, the company recently partnered with Tokyo-based artist Kaz Shirane

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9 Airports with Super-Fun Ways to Pass the Time


Destinations International activities airports america asia attractions bar beer brewery countries europe fun germany korea list oxygen San Francisco SFO slide special tokyo tour uniqueWaiting in an airport is almost always a drag. Meeting and event planners know this better than anyone.

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Lights, Camera…Movie Hotels!


Drama: Park Hyatt Tokyo. A post shared by Park Hyatt Tokyo / ??? ??????? The five-star hotel is located in central Tokyo. There’s one special place, in particular, that visitors can explore—New York Bar on the 52nd floor of Park Hyatt Tokyo. What’s your favorite movie genre? Perhaps you enjoy the thrill of horror, or maybe you prefer indulging in a good cry over a tragic romance.

Put A Cherry (Blossom) On Top This Spring


to Las Vegas to San Francisco and around the globe to Tokyo, cherry blossom festivals delight tourists and locals annually. The Peninsula Tokyo fully embraces cherry blossoms, or sakura , as the Japanese call them.

Mexico Tourism Board Expected to Close All International Offices

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According to multiple sources, the New York, Tokyo, and Berlin offices will be shuttered by the end of the quarter, and Miami will close in May or June. Travel Weekly.

The 25 Best Venues for Events in Japan for 2019


We’ve covered the top event venues in Tokyo and beyond. Find the best event venues in Japan, including 5 star hotels, traditional event venues, and special event locations. Ancient traditions and modern amenities coexist in this timeless country.

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EventHub launch the first event tech dedicated to networking in Japan

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an event technology startup based in Tokyo, announced today that it is officially launching its event networking solution “EventHub”. EventHub Co., Ltd., EventHub” is the first event technology solution dedicated to event networking in Japan.

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4 Progressive Design Events to Get to Before 2019 Ends

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Design for Innovation is another annual event, but this time we’re moving *cough* slightly further across the globe to Tokyo to take in what it has to offer. Location : Tokyo, Japan. There are so many reasons to attend events in your industry.

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Trending Now: An insight into the hottest event trends

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The 2020 Tokyo Olympics and 2020 Dubai World Expo will both include robots at their events. Robots will shuttle luggage, hail taxis and provide translation services at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. By Sherrif Karamat, PCMA President and CEO . Business events professionals must reliably deliver the most innovative ideas to engage delegates and delight clients, or they risk being outdone by more pioneering competitors.

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Only in Japan: 3 Unique Experiences to Inspire Attendees

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In Tokyo, you’ll have access to the high-quality fish at Toyosu Market, the new location of the famous Tsukiji Market, or you can sample the offerings at one of the country’s many other bountiful sea ports and markets.

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Prototype for Branson’s Supersonic Jet Unveiled


A flight from San Francisco to Tokyo would take 5 1/2 hours (instead of 11 hours currently) and cost $3,250 and a Los Angeles to Sydney flight would take 6 hours, 45 minutes (rather than 15 hours) and cost $3,500.

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Hire Space professional team expands

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The company has made over 40 bookings in international cities in 2019, including Riga, Barcelona, Timisoara, Sao Paulo, New York, Geneva, Tokyo and Geneva. Venue booking platform, Hire Space, has announced the appointment of Maja Przybylowska as account manager. . Working on corporate accounts, Maja’s role will have an international element, sourcing worldwide venues and suppliers for clients in the EMEA and APAC regions.

Three Destinations Breaking the Mold

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Tokyo joins other global hubs aligning with NYC. Two years later, in November of last year, NYC & Company and Tokyo Metropolitan Government signed a new city-to-city partnership designed to boost tourism between the two destinations. NYC & Company and Tokyo forge an alliance.

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Reasons to Plan Your Next Meeting in Japan

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A certain level of quality and comfort is expected by the cosmopolitan visitor, but a city like Tokyo will always offer something to delight, surprise and revive the tired guest.

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Infographic: Latest Trends and Surprising Facts About Travel


More than 6,600 travelers in 14 international cities including Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Washington, DC, Toronto, London, Mexico City, Mumbai, Paris, Dubai, Tokyo, Shanghai and Munich participated in the online survey that show trends in traveler’s habits on the road. “It’s

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Really Creative Media in Kyoto with Clean Bandit

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The band has developed an affinity with fans in the region, and following successful shows in Tokyo and Osaka earlier in the year they were keen to return to the East to launch their new album in Kyoto.

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Top 10 High Tech Hotels Around the World


The Peninsula Hotel Tokyo. Tokyo, Japan. At The Peninsula Hotel of Tokyo, guests indulge in tech perks such as unlimited internet radio with over 3,000 stations, mood lighting pads, nail polish dryers and Skype-compatible wireless phones.

Trend Alert: unique ideas for event marketing and exhibit design


Test out Travelmate’s autonomous robotic suitcase, do math in a Tokyo Forest of Numbers and redecorate your space with a color-changing floral Lake rug. In search of your next big exhibit and event marketing idea? Here it is!

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Event Heroes: How One Tech Company Is Mastering Event Marketing


We did the event as a world tour about six years ago, and we went to London, and Sydney, and Tokyo, and New York. We have a smaller event in Tokyo that also kind of follows the PLAY scene: It's multiple days, it's customers and prospects, and it’s localized content from PLAY Boston.

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The 25 Biggest DMC Players


Tokyo. A who’s who of destination management, with information on business volume, estimated revenues, services, and recent noteworthy events.

Building Multicultural Teams

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Pullman Tokyo Tamachi General Manager Darren Morrish says a diverse workforce is key to a business’ survival. An Australian national, Darren Morrish is area general manager–East Japan for AccorHotels and general manager of AccorHotels’ Pullman Tokyo Tamachi.

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When Conferences Lie

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James McCrostie, a professor in the department of business administration at Daito Bunka University in Tokyo, has gone undercover to get a sense of what happens when these conferences actually do take place. Is there a solution for putting an end to fake and predatory conferences?

ExWorks Capital signs £7.5 million working capital facility to support ES Global Ltd’s contracts for 2020 Olympic Games

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ExWorks offered the client a bespoke, flexible, funding solution in the form of a revolving credit line, to provide working capital for the company’s various contracts to deliver semi-permanent venues for the 2020 Olympic Games, to be held in Tokyo. Specialist financier ExWorks Capital has signed a deal to provide £7.5 million in pure working capital to events logistics specialist, ES Global Ltd.

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7 Smart Moves—at Mahekal Beach Resort, Kimpton & More

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Lim will lead the board comprised of members from other CVBs—Berlin, Bogota, Cape Town, Copenhagen, Edinburgh, Dubai, Houston, Madrid, Melbourne, Tokyo and Vancouver. Maria Elena Armenta Mahekal Beach Resort in Playa del Carmen, Mexico has added Armenta as director of sales and marketing.

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2016 Olympics, Up Close and Personal


The Olympics have showcased other new technologies: The 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles introduced email to a wider audience and Seiko debuted its Quartz timing system at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

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PRESS RELEASE: Boomset Announced as a 2017 BizBash Event Style Award Winner


Submissions flooded in from across North America, as well as India, Belgium, Spain, Mexico, Qatar, Tokyo, and other global destinations. Contact: Boomset, Inc.

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2019 Blockchain Events: The #1 Guide To Blockchain Conferences


Fintech & Blockchain Conference in Tokyo. Tokyo, Japan. Discover blockchain events and conferences happening throughout the world in 2019 and beyond. Includes Bitcoin events, Ethereum events, Altcoin events and more! Some say blockchain is the future of more than just currency.

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Interviews with Planners - Chivonne Hyppolite


The most unique location I ever planned an event at was a dinner boat cruise in Tokyo, Japan. Looking to create your ideal event planner? Put on your lab coat and step into the Abstract Elements laboratory. In your beaker, combine the elements: creativity, passion, experience and negotiation.

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The robots are coming

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Pepper the robot at the 28th Tokyo International Film Festival opening ceremony. (CC) It may sound laughable now, but one day soon you may be sitting next to Pepper the robot during a customer service workshop.

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4 Tech-Forward Hotels and Destinations


Henn na Hotel Maihama Tokyo Bay is entirely staffed by robots for a real futuristic feel. Hotel properties and CVBs across the country are enlisting the help of digital innovations to deliver convenience to groups in the ballroom and the guest room.

Agency Spotlight: Kemosabe

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And with the leisure market growing and all eyes looking to Japan for the Rugby 2019 World Cup and 2020 Tokyo Olympics, we make sure ANA are firmly the airline of choice. This article is brought to you in association with Macroart.

Guest Blog: The mega-event industry’s relationship with its own carbon footprint

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Tokyo 2020 really intends to blaze a trail in how environmentally considerate a mega-event can be. In this regard the planned initiatives of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics are a promising step, but the time has come for more than promise. By Peter Ward, Director at WeTrack. Hello from WeTrack!

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This App Will Help You Never Be Late Again

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Baltimore, Philadelphia, Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Seattle — and 30 international cities, including Paris, Sydney, Tokyo, Berlin, Madrid, Copenhagen, and Barcelona. Barbara Palmer, Senior Editor and Director of Digital Content, Convene.

Retailers: Hoteliers of the Future

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This month, there are plans for Muji to open its third hotel, with 79 guest rooms, in Tokyo’s Ginza District on April 4. The hospitality industry is booming, and retailers are taking notice.