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Inspiring Business Events: Japan Photo & Video Contest


Japan Convention Bureau (a division of JNTO) has launched the first global photo and video contest focused on Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events in Japan. Under the title “Inspiring Business Events: Japan Photo & Video Contest – New Ideas Start Here –”, this contest is a platform for attendees and organisers of business events in Japan to share their insights on the destination through visual media.

Contest Guidelines

Eligibility: Professionals worldwide who organised or attended business events in Japan.
Categories: Photo division Video division
●Innovative Japan Award


●Unique Japan Award


●Hospitable Japan Award

●New Idea Video Award
Prizes: Grand Prize (1) Category Winners (1 per category)
●Invitation to the Award Ceremony


(Japan travel worth 50,000 yen including a Cultural Experience Program)


●Advertisement on business events related media

●Invitation to the Award Ceremony


(Including Japanese Culture Experience Program)


All winners and additionally 20 Finalists per category will receive a photo book compilation of the winning entries
Deadline:  7th January, 2019, 1pm (Australia EST)
Panel of Judges
Didier Scaillet, SITE, CEO


Makiko Yamamoto, MPI Japan Chapter, Honorary Chair


Kayo Nomura, IAPCO Council Member


Hirokazu Ueda, The Photographic Society of Japan, Chief Executive Director


Anju, Photographer


Etsuko Kawasaki, JNTO, Executive Director of Japan Convention Bureau

For application and further details, see




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