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About Congrès

Company Profile

Company Name Congrès Inc.
Established June 1990
Capital JPY 99 million
President TAKEUCHI Noriko
Employees 350 (as of March 2021)
Annual turnover JPY 12.9 billion (Fiscal Year 2021)
Trading in the following major areas
  • Conventions / Exhibitions / Events
  • IT systems and services
  • Facility operation / management
  • Research / consulting
  • Language /communication services
  • Human assets / staffing
Address Tokyo Headquarters
Onward Park Building, 3-10-5 Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
TEL +81-3-3510-3711
FAX +81-3-3510-3712
Osaka Headquarters
Congrès Bldg., 3-6-13 Awajimachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka
TEL +81-6-6229-2551
FAX +81-6-6229-2552





  • Establishment, 1990
  • The International Garden and Greenery
    Exposition (Osaka), 1990
  • Start of staff management at Osaka Aquarium
    Kaiyukan, 1990
  • The 23rd General Assembly of the Japan Medical Congress (Kyoto), 1991
  • The 32nd Annual Meeting of the Inter-American
    Development Bank (Nagoya), 1991
  • Establishment of Fukuoka office, 1994
  • Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (Kyoto),
  • World Conference on Natural Disaster Reduction
    (Yokohama), 1994
  • The 10th International Conference on
    AIDS (Yokohama), 1994
  • The Plenipotentiary Conference of the
    International Telecommunication Union (Kyoto),
  • The 24th General Assembly of the Japan Medical Congress (Nagoya), 1995
  • Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
    Meetings (Osaka), 1995
  • Teleport ’96 (Organizer: Tokyo Metropolitan
    Government), 1996
  • Asian Development Bank, the 30th Annual
    Meeting of the Board of Governors (Fukuoka),
  • The 3rd Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations’ Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP3) (Kyoto), 1997
  • Founding member of the Convention Planners
    Association of Japan (CPA), 1998

(Note: in 2012, this national organization became a general incorporated association.)

  • Eco-Partnership Tokyo (Tokyo), 1998
  • International Water Supply Symposium (Tokyo),
  • Joined the International Association of
    Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO), 1999
  • G8 Kyushu-Okinawa Summit, 2000
  • Space Media Japan Company Limited,
    specializing in trade shows/exhibitions, joined
    the Congress Corporation Group, 2001
  • Start of staff management at “Miraikan” National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation,
  • Opening of Beijing Office (Representative Office), 2002
  • The International Conference on Reconstruction Assistance to Afghanistan (Tokyo), 2002
  • The 8th International Energy Forum (Osaka), 2002
  • 2002 FIFA World Cup™ (Yokohama)
  • Establishment of Okinawa Congress Corporation, 2003
  • Ministerial Conference on the 3rd World Water
    Forum (Kyoto), 2003
  • The 26th General Assembly of the Japan Medical Congress (Fukuoka), 2003
  • Start of staff management at the Tokyo
    City View observation deck in Roppongi Hills
    (Tokyo), 2003
  • The 22nd World Gas Conference Tokyo 2003
  • Establishment of Congress Corporation
    (Shanghai) Ltd., 2004
  • The United Nations World Conference on Disaster Reduction (Kobe), 2005
  • The 46th Annual Meeting of Inter-American
    Development Bank (Okinawa), 2005
  • 2005 World Exposition, Aichi, Japan
    (Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture)
  • Establishment of Sapporo office, 2006
  • 1st Japan-China-Korea Trilateral Tourism
    Ministers’ Meeting (Hokkaido), 2006
  • The G-7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank
    Governors’ Meeting (Singapore), 2006
  • The 27th General Assembly of the Japan Medical Congress (Osaka), 2007
  • Asian Development Bank, the 40th Annual
    Meeting of the Board of Governors (Kyoto), 2007
  • The 11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics
    (Osaka), 2007
  • G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit and related major
    Ministerial Meetings, 2008
  • 1st Japan-China-Korea Trilateral Summit Meeting (Kyushu National Museum, Daizaifu, Fukuoka
    Prefecture), 2008
  • Start of staff management at Shanghai World
    Financial Center, 2008
  • EXPO 2008 Zaragoza Spain
  • Establishment of MICE One Corporation,
    specializing in IT, 2009
  • Start of management of Nagaragawa Convention Center, as appointed management company
    (Gifu), 2009
  • Planning and production of “Guide to bidding for international conferences,” issued by Japan
    Tourism Agency, Government of Japan, 2009
  • Founding partner of the World PCO Alliance, 2009
  • Start of management of Nagoya Congress Center, as appointed management company, 2010
  • EXPO 2010 Shanghai China
  • COP10 to Convention on Biological Diversity and MOP5 to Cartagena Protocol (Nagoya), 2010
  • Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Japan 2010 major Ministerial Meetings
  • Inauguration of MICE Research Institute
    – the first private-sector think tank in Japan
    specializing in MICE, 2011
  • Start of management of Hamagin Space Science Center, Yokohama, as appointed management
    company, 2011
  • The 24th World Congress of Architecture
    (UIA2011 Tokyo)
  • Japan promotional booths at overseas MICE
    trade shows – expanding activities to invite MICE events to Japan, 2011
  • Establishment of Sendai branch office,
    Miyagi Prefecture (Tohoku), 2012
  • Creer Corporation, specializing in translation,
    joined the Congress Corporation Group, 2012

(Note: Company name changed to Congress Global Communications in 2014.)

  • EXPO2012 Yeosu Korea
  • 2012 Tokyo Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group
  • Opening of Knowledge Capital – Congrès
    Convention Center in the Grand Front Osaka
    complex (Osaka), 2013
  • Noriko Takeuchi appointed as President, 2013
  • Start of operations management of JP TOWER
    Hall and Conference (Tokyo), 2013
  • 20th World Congress on Intelligent Transport
    Systems (ITS) Tokyo, 2013
  • Kobe Science Museum (Kobe),2014
  • 34th World Ophthalmology Congress®
    (WOC) 2014 Tokyo
  • UNESCO World Conference on Education for
    Sustainable Development (ESD)
    (Okayama; Nagoya), 2014
  • Start of management of Westa Kawagoe
    (Saitama), as appointed management company,
  • Opening of CongreSquare conference facility in
    Nihonbashi, Tokyo, 2015
  • Establishment of Japan Convention Management Association, 2015
  • Expo Milano 2015
  • 9th UIC World Congress on High Speed Rail, 2015
  • World Assembly for Women in Tokyo
    (WAW! 2015)
  • World Engineering Conference and Convention
  • Japan Drone 2016 (Chiba)
  • G7 Japan 2016 Ise-Shima Summit and related
    Ministerial Meetings
  • Start of operations management of JP TOWER
    NAGOYA Hall and Conference, 2016
  • Stadia & Arena 2016 (Yokohama)
  • Start of management of Chiba City Museum of
    Science, as appointed management company
    (Chiba), 2017
  • Asian Development Bank, the 50th Annual
    Meeting of the Board of Governors
    (Yokohama), 2017
  • Start of management of Nagoya International
    Exhibition Hall (Portmesse Nagoya),
    as appointed management company, 2018
  • Start of staff management at MORI Building
    Borderless (Tokyo), 2018
  • Sports Business Japan 2018 together with Stadia & Arena Japan 2018 (Osaka)
  • The 30th General Assembly of the Japan Medical Congress 2019 Chubu
  • The 49th session of the Intergovernmental Panel
    on Climate Change (IPCC 49) Kyoto
  • G20 Ministerial Meetings
  • Start of management of Yamanashi Prefectural
    Science Center, as appointed management
    company (Yamanashi), 2019

The above includes future events.