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Company Name Congress Corporation
Established June 1990
President Noriko Takeuchi
Employees 310
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
Kohsai-kaikan Bldg., 5-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
TEL +81-3-5216-5551
FAX +81-3-5216-5552
Osaka Headquarters
Congress Bldg., 3-6-13 Awajimachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka
TEL +81-6-6229-2551
FAX +81-6-6229-2552




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  • 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 MedicalCongress 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
  • Rugby World Cup 2019™

The above includes future events.