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January 22, 2018 03:21 PM

2018 Musical Instruments Fair Japan To Be Held In October

Musical Instruments Fair Association Japan staged 1st 2018 Musical Instruments Fair Japan Preliminary Meeting on Dec. 6 in Tokyo with total attendance of 225 interested industry members and parties.

To generate new music makers and expedite healthy growth of the industry, the organizer set 5 new plans for the next fair.

1. Experience Music Making Spot is arranged at the exhibit floor with versatile types of musical instruments set ready for use inrelaxed atmosphere. It’s linked with nearby booths of music teaching studios.
2. Extended Shop Area (direct sales to visitors)
An integrated and expanded retail outlets organized by music dealers.
3. Business Morning
Exclusive business meetings arranged for the suppliers and retailers (in Oct. 11 morning)
4. A Special 50th Anniversary Concert
Planned in celebration of 50 years history since the first Musical Instruments Fair Japan took place in Tokyo.
5. Implementation of Musical Instruments Fair Japan official app for smartphone.

Tokyo Big Sight has been the home for the music products consumer show, Musical Instruments Fair Japan since 2014 held every two years. It successfully grew with attendance from 40,700 in 2014 and 47,000 in 2016. The organizer expects to attract more than 200 exhibitors and 50,000 visitors for the 2018 session.

Exhibit Specifications
Total exhibit space: 17,760 sq. meters
Booth R (12 sq. meters) yen350,000 (yen340,000, early request before Feb. 28.)
Large Block Booth (over 12 R booths, yen338,000 per R booth, yen330,000 per R booth, early request before Feb. 28)
S Space (6 sq. meters, excluding lightings and furnishings) yen200,000
CB Space (3 sq. meters, excluding lightings and furnishings) yen100,000
Group Space (over 108 sq. meters) yen24,000 per sq. meter
Furnished Booths (including lightings and furnishings): Booth R yen420,000, CB Space yen145,000

Shop Area
Booth H (8 sq. meters) yen170,000 (yen150,000, early request before Feb. 28.)

Closing date for space request: March 31, 2018 (SpeciaFurther information is available from: Musical Instruments Fair Japan Association

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