Inspiring Business Events: Japan Photo & Video Contest-New Ideas Start Here

Inspiring Business Events

The 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 a Cultural Experience Program)
 All winners and additional 20 Finalists per category will receive a photo book compilation of the winning entries. 
 Deadline:  January 7th, 2019, 06:00 (UK Standard Time, GMT +0)
 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


To apply or for more information, see