's 2016 World Tour Returns to Tokyo

December 2016. Tokyo, The Prince Park Tower and Toranomon Hills Forum

Every year, brings together businesses and technology leaders who are focused on opportunities in cloud-based and mobile computing from Japan to Tokyo for two full days of sessions, expos and events. Empire's Tokyo office recently produced the Japan edition of this leading technology event for the fourth year in a row. hosted over 10,000 attendees over the course of two days at the Prince Park Tower and Toranomon Hills Forum venues in Tokyo. Additionally, sessions were livestreamed to an audience of over 1.2 million.

This year’s keynote speakers included Adam Blitzer and Chief Scientist Dr. Richard Socher, with special performances by the Yoshida Brothers (a world famous Shamisen duo). There was also a special session on day one which featured four time Olympic Gold Medalist Kaori Yoshid, and her Olympic coach Kazuhito Sakae. The second day featured a special session in which Japanese major league baseball player, Norichika Aoki, was invited to talk with Shinichi Koide, Salesforce Japan’s CEO.

This year’s exhibition hall was completely redesigned and rebranded, representing a substantial evolution from the prior year and a new experience for the audience. The Toranomon Hills Forum, the hub for developer experts was also redesigned and rebranded as a Developer Forest.

Empire’s Tokyo-based Asia division was responsible for all event design, production and management, including technical production and coordination.

Empire is a leading producer of global conferences and events in the Asian region and serves as the partner of choice for some of the world’s most sophisticated technology companies to produce their premier business events.

Newsletter Sign up