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If you have any questions regarding the press registration procedures, on-site press services, media partnerships, etc. the following set of Q&As may help you find the answers to your questions.

Q1How can I find out who is exhibiting?

A1You can search for exhibitors and information about their exhibits on the Exhibitor Directory.
*It will be available online around 3 months prior to the opening of the show.

Click here for Exhibitor Directory

Q2I would like to interview the exhibitors, how should I proceed?

A2Please contact the exhibitors directly. Appointment requests can also be made via the Exhibitor Directory.
*It will be available online around 3 months prior to the opening of the show.

Click here for Exhibitor Directory

Q3I would like to visit the show for coverage, where and how can I register as a press visitor?

A3Please register your details on the online "Press Registration" form.
Click here for Press Registration

Once the registration is confirmed you will receive an e-mail directly from Show Management about the on-site registration procedures at the press room. Once you have registered on-site, you will receive a press badge which will allow your entry into the show to carry out press activities. If you have not completed your online registration in advance, Show Management may decline your on-site registration so please ensure to register online in advance.

Q4I will be visiting the show for coverage with a number of colleagues, what are the registration procedures for a group?

A4A "Press Registration" is required per journalist/reporter so please register every journalist/reporter in advance via the online "Press Registration" form.

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Q5Will I need to register at the press room on each of the show dates?

A5Once you have registered at the press room and received your press badge, you will be granted access to all the exhibitions and events for the full show duration.

Q6I am interested in interviewing the show organiser for my article, how can I arrange a meeting?

A6Please contact the PR representatives of the show.

Q7Will the floor map be ready to view before the show?

A7It will be available online around 2 weeks prior to the opening of the show.

Q8I would like to attend the Technical Conference for coverage, how and where can I register
for the sessions?

A8Before attending the conference sessions, you will need to complete your on-site press registration at the press room. Once you have completed your registration and received your badge, please proceed to the session venue. You will need to present your press badge and submit a business card at each session you will be attending.

Q9Does Show Management provide VISA support for press visitors?

A9Show Management does not support VISAs for press visitors. Please refer to the "Guide to Japanese Visas" on the website of The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
Please note that the necessity of a visa varies by nationality of the visitors. For particular details, please contact your nearest Japanese diplomatic mission directly.

Q10I have already registered via the online "Press Registration" form but would like to make some changes to the submitted information. How can I make the relevant changes?

A10Please e-mail the PR representatives of the show and clearly state the information you would like to change.

Q11I would like to take some photographs and film the show, will I need to register for this

A11Upon on-site registration at the press room, please collect an arm band from the receptionist and wear it at all time when carrying out any photography or filming. If you would like to take a bird's eye view photo or video of the show ground, please contact the PR representatives of the show in advance.

Q12Where is the show located?

A12Tokyo Big Sight, Japan (3-11-1 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-0063 Japan)

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Q13Are there any hotels near the venue?

A13Yes. Visit the following hotel information website for details. (Please note that almost all the hotels near the show venue are expected to be fully booked around the show dates. Show Management recommend press visitors to book their accommodation for the show in advance.) Reservations for hotels can be made online.

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Q14Are there any restaurants or places to buy food and drinks?

A14There are several restaurants at the show venue. Please visit the TOKYO BIG SIGHT official website for details.

Q15Is there free Wi-Fi available at the show?

A15Free Wi-Fi will be available at the press room and at the overseas lounge. Please ask for the ID and Password at the press room.

Q16Where are the smoking areas and coin lockers located?

A16Please refer to the floor map of the show venue.

Q17How can we distribute our magazines, newspapers at the show venue?

A17Please consult the PR representatives of the show for more detail.

Q18I will be writing an article about the show and need the figures, official show title,
show logos and photographs. Where can I find them?

A18Please refer to the "Facts & Figures" and "Show photos, videos, logos" pages or contact the PR representatives of the show.

Click here for Facts & Figures

Click here for Show Photos, Videos, Logos

Q19I would like to become a media partner of the show. How can I proceed?

A19Please refer to the "Media Partnership" page for the available media partnership packages or consult the PR representatives of the show directly.

Click here for Media Partnership Packages
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