Expat Expo is Back in 2021, Bigger and Better

And we invite you to be a part of it!

As you may recall, the very first Expat Expo public exhibition for Tokyo’s international residents was held last November. The event attracted more than 1,000 guests and nearly 30 companies from a variety of industries—such as travel, food & beverage, language schools and real estate. For exhibitors, Expat Expo was an ideal opportunity to get the word out about their businesses, while visitors were able to browse the booths and experience Japanese culture through activities such as samurai performances and trying on kimonos. 

Relive the excitement of Expat Expo 2020 in our recap video below:

GoConnect is proud to continue to be Expat Expo’s prime media partner in 2021, and here is how we will provide you with exclusive support for exhibiting at the event this year!

General Information

  • Date: Nov 5–6, 2021
  • Venue: Tokyo Metropolitan Industrial Trade Center, Hamamatsu-cho Kan (three floors of space for booths)
  • Expected number of Visitors: about 5,000 (over two days)
  • Booth Size: 3 meters x 3 meters—bigger than last year!
  • Supporters: Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) and Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA)

Why Should You Join?

Here is how Expat Expo offers even greater value for exhibitors this year:

More Space to Showcase Your Business

After receiving feedback from exhibitors, Expat Expo’s organizer, INNOVENT, has decided to expand the exhibition’s scale fivefold. This means more space for a bigger booth, and a better opportunity to share your services with attendees!

A standard booth for this year will be 3 meters by 3 meters. For more information about the booth, please contact us by filling out the form below.

However, tables, chairs and backboards do not come included with your booth rental. However, GoConnect can provide support in this area (see below for details).

GoConnect’s booth last year

Performance Opportunities

Aside from exhibiting at your booth, you can also register a presentation, or even better, a performance on stage to attract more people to your business. An unforgettable presentation or performance will make a great impression on visitors, so if you want those 5,000 attendees to remember you, don’t miss this opportunity.

Our Partner last year, Tokyo Coding Club, made the most of their time on stage. As a school for children that teaches coding and robotics, they used the stage to showcase their robot models and shared a memorable show with international families. As a result, kids flocked to their booth and begged their parents to sign them up for a course!

Samurai performance at the Expat Expo Tokyo 2020
Samurai performance at Expat Expo Tokyo 2020

A Chance to Attract International Families

The organizers aim to attract more international families this time, and if you want to directly target these families, attending this event is the direct sales strategy that you need. Expat Expo will be offering international schools spaces where they can appeal to these families, through demonstrations such as painting or calligraphy exhibitions, speech contests or musical events, or any school festival-style events for kids and their families.

Trying kimono
Many international families will come to Expat Expo this year

Let GoConnect Support You at Expat Expo

Expat Expo is a great opportunity to reach your target market, and we’re here to help you make the most of the event. GoConnect is proud to be Expat Expo’s main media partner, and we offer direct sales of booths, with no markup, along with everything else you’ll need to make a splash.

Here are the details of our support:

Clear and Transparent Procedures

We will walk you through step-by-step, and explain how to purchase your booth and register for the event. And we will give you clear instructions about what you need to prepare for the event, with ease.

Creative Consultation

Having exhibited ourselves, we know what goes into making a successful booth. We are happy to answer all of your questions and assist you with making the most of Expat Expo.

Production Support

Not sure what materials you need to make your booth stand out? We can provide artistic direction and production support, such as flyer or poster design, chair covers, and equipment rental, so you will be fully ready to appeal to your target audience.

Contact Us

We are excited to work with you to help you have a successful Expat Expo. Please fill out the form below and our creative consultants will contact you and help you get started.

Please note that only those who fill out the form below will be able to receive the complete exclusive support from GoConnect and Custom Media explained above.

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