2018 | 3 Biggest Tech Events In Tokyo That You Cannot Miss

Are you a potential entrepreneur or a career driven individual seeking to establish a business in Japan? Then this article is for you. Japan is currently an investor’s haven laden with lot opportunities for startup and multinational businesses to explore.

The year 2018 has a lot in stock for businesses, no doubt, the Japanese economy is revolving and new businesses are springing up. In the Japanese tech ecosystem, for instance, there are many tech events that are expected to hold this year. However, this article will highlight the 3 biggest tech events in the city of Tokyo that you cannot miss.

The tech industry in Japan is a goldmine for potential investors and entrepreneurs to explore. The industry currently employs more than two-thirds of the Japanese working population. In addition, the industry has the potential to grow and compete with the tech industry in the United States, United Kingdom, and China, among other leading tech-driven countries.

Without further ado, let’s hit the ground running. The tech event to watch out for in the year 2018 are:



Slush Tokyo is a tech event you cannot afford to miss because it is backbreaking barriers. The event seeks to build an ecosystem in the Japanese terrain that will raise new entrepreneurs. Most of the Japanese startups with come under one roof to listen to top-level professionals and experts in the business world.

Over 6,000 people are expected to gather at this tech event. Among this numbers are 600+ startup companies and 200+ investors. Slush Tokyo is a platform for you to meet talented innovators or investors that you have been longing to meet. The event is scheduled for March 28th to 29th, 2018.

The event will play host to a whole lots of speakers including; Stefan Thomas (CTO at Ripple), Naomi Kurahara (Co-founder & CEO at Infostellar), Dominik Schiener (Co-founder at IOTA), Tom Kelley (Partner at IDEO), Steven Lam (Co-founder & CEO at GOGOVAN), and Aya Miyaguchi (Executive Director at Ethereum Foundation), among other speakers.

If you are interested in attending this tech event, there are tickets to grant you access to the conference. The tickets are in different categories such as Conference pass (19,500 YEN), Executive pass (69,500 YEN), Startup pass (18,000 YEN), Investor pass (59,500 YEN), and Student pass (7,500 YEN).



The next biggest Japan Tech event after the Slush Tokyo is the Tech in Asia. The Tech in Asia is another wonderful platform you cannot afford to miss. The event is scheduled for the 20th to 21st of September, 2018.

This tech event seeks to connect Asia’s tech ecosystem with the rest of the world. The organizers of the event assert that professionals and top-level professional will be on the ground to teach startups how to succeed in business.



The Logis-Tech Tokyo 2018 is another wonderful tech event that is coming up on the 11th to 14th of September, 2018. The event is expected to hold at the Tokyo Big Sight (Tokyo International Exhibition Center).

The expected scale of exhibits is 500 companies or 2,270 booths (20,000m2). In addition, the expected numbers of visitors’ registrations are Over 67,000 professionals. For you to have access to this tech event, you will be admitted with a fee of ¥3,000.


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