Upcoming Tech Events for 2018

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Slush Tokyo

March 28th-29th, 2018 - Tokyo International Exhibition Center (Tokyo Big Sight)

With 600 startups, 200 investors along with media and tech talent, Slush Tokyo is the ultimate platform for an inspiring program, tech demos and meeting spaces for whether you want to find investors or talent, reach global media, or discover the next success story in the making. Slush is building the next generation of Japanese and Asian entrepreneurs, so come and be a part of it!

IT week

Japan IT Week Spring 2018

May 9th to 11th, 2018 - Tokyo International Exhibition Center (Tokyo Big Sight)

Japan IT Week is truly world's leading trade show where you can find any kinds of latest IT technologies/solutions. A great number of information systems manager, management executives, sales managers, system integrators and managers from IT system division will visit Japan IT Week to conduct business face to face with exhibitors. Japan IT Week is absolutely meeting point for both IT solution providers and IT system managers.



May 24th to 26th, 2018 - Paris Expo Porte de Versailles

VivaTech gathers for tree days the best of technologies & tech start-ups that will rock tomorrow's world. Great names from the field of technology and digital economy from all over the world will gather together there to assess the effect of digital on multiple business sectors. Technology enthusiasts, this will be the perfect opportunity to talk with participants, to discover products and innovations before everyone else as well as to take part in drone battles, coding courses, etc. By the way, innovation in Africa will be given pride of place with a focus on the mainland. Discover the increasing African start-ups and learn more about this booming ecosystem.

French Tech Tour

French Tech Tour Asia

June 6th to 15th, 2018 - Taipei/Tokyo/Seoul

Japanese, Korean and Taiwanese ICT main actors are among the most proactive in R&D. They possess huge worldwide business networks that allow them to catalyze new business opportunities fast and reliably. The French Tech Tour is not only the chance for YOUR company to get in touch with these major business actors but also a mean to confront your technology to the highest standards you can think of.


Tokyo Game Show 2018

Sept. 20th-21st (B2B) & Sept. 22nd-23rd (B2C), 2018 - Makuhari Messe (Chiba)

Organized once a year since 1996 by CESA (Computer Entertainment Supplier's Association), the Tokyo Game Show remains one of the top gaming shows in the world. While the first two days of the event are industry and press only, days three and four are open to the public. The show is on a huge scale with booths from all the major game publishers, console makers and mobile gaming platforms with a few indies and international booths thrown in as well. Every year, around 200,000 visitors come to enjoy the show.


CEATEC Japan 2018

October 16th to 19th, 2018 - Makuhari Messe (Chiba)

CEATEC (Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies) is the biggest exhibition on IoT/CPS in Japan, showcasing the latest innovations to help to create new markets by promoting business and industry partnerships in Japan. Aiming to extend the Global Area of the exhibition, CEATEC 2018 Edition is willing to welcome more French companies, specialized in various sectors : Device/Components (AI, BigData, 5G, Cybersecurity), Industry (Automotive, Logistics, Smart Factory, Energy, Smartlife, Healthcare). With more than 150 000 visitors and 660 exhibitors, CEATEC is a great opportunity for French start-up to find partners in Japan.

The Economic Department of the French Embassy can help you having some special fee for participation. If you are interested, please contact tokyo[@]

The deadline for the application is on 31st of May.

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