MIBP Trade Mission to Japan

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Where: Japan, Tokyo (Osaka optional if of interest for London companies)

Date of the Mission: 08 April to 11 April 2019

Local Organisations to be met: Any large corporate or public services, dealing with a large number of customers and/or employees. This will be a chance for London companies to better understand how to approach and work with Japanese organisations.

Organisations to be approached: Softbank, Mitsubishi, British Embassy, TAM, etc.

Programme format: the mission will be composed of face to face meetings, roundtables, networking events, and site visits.

Companies participating: We invite all London companies from any B2B tech sector or looking to reach out to the organisations named above

MIBP Mission Lead: Alban Remy (

* PLEASE NOTE, THIS IS A REGISTRATION OF INTEREST ONLY. The Mayor’s International Business Programme will review all applications and the mission leader will contact applicants to discuss further. Please contact Martine ( if you have any questions.

* Companies participating in the Trade Mission will be required to pay an administration fee of £500 + VAT to attend.

Costs covered by the programme include:

  • Accommodation/hotels during the mission
  • In market activities (receptions, etc.)

Costs NOT covered by the programme:

  • Delegate transportation
    • Administration fee
    • Expenses in market

    Draft Programme (not confirmed):

    Day 1 - Monday:

    - AM: Arrival in Tokyo

    - PM: introduction meetings to the ecosystem and local authorities

    - Evening: Delegation dinner

    Day 2 - Tuesday:

    - AM: Corporate Visit

    - PM: Roundtable meetings with local corporates

    - Evening - Networking Reception

    Day 3 - Wednesday:

    - AM: visit and networking with peer innovators

    - PM: travel to Osaka

    - Evening: Networking reception

    Day 4 - Thursday:

    - AM: Corporate Visit

    - PM: Roundtable meetings with local corporates

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