Meet Japan: Online Fam Trip and Meetings for Associations

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) has opened applications for the first online version of its hosted buyers’ programme “Meet Japan”, planned to start on 26th January 2021.


Japan offers a diverse and unique selection of world-class meeting venues and cultural experiences, with something new and exciting to discover on every visit. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many event professionals are temporarily unable to travel to Japan, which lead JNTO to completely reinvent its annual programme Meet Japan.


Meet Japan’s purpose is to support the business recovery of the associations and PCOs and help them plan ahead for their future on-site conferences, when travel is possible again. It caters to planners who are organising international conferences with 100 attendees or more and are looking for a new destination to meet in Asia.


• Why Attend?

Two representatives from the International Association of Professional Congress Organizers (IAPCO), Mathias Posch (Past President) and Ori Lahav (President) will World-renowned core PCO representatives will share their experience and practical tips for holding international conferences and meetings in Japan.

Any participant that completes the full programme (2 fam trips, and 5 1on1 meetings) will have priority to be invited for actual on-site hosted visits.


• Schedule

- Tuesday 26th January: event-related seminars with worldly renowned experts

- Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th January: online familiarization trips

- Friday 29th January: remote business meetings with convention cities


Check the requirements and apply now on JNTO's website: