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Achievements – Convention Planning & Management

Achievements – Convention Planning & Management

Conventions comprise a diverse range of large-scale gatherings, including prestigious inter-governmental meetings of high-level officials and academic meetings where researchers present cutting-edge findings. Since our establishment, Congrès Inc. has been engaged in bidding for, planning and operating conventions, building up a solid record of achievements and earning the trust of our clients.

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Inter-Governmental Meetings and Conferences of International Organizations

We have been privileged to manage numerous international meetings that left a legacy, starting with the International Conference on AIDS convened in 1994, which at the time was one of the largest meetings ever held in Japan (12,000 participants), then the 3rd Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework on Climate Change (COP3) in 1997, on to the G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit in 2008, the 2012 Tokyo Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group, the G7 Japan 2016 Ise-Shima Summit, the Asian Development Bank’s 50th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors in 2017, and more.

  • G7 Hiroshima Summit 2023
  • International Media Center (IMC) for G7 Hiroshima Summit 2023
  • G7 Ministers’ Meeting on Climate, Energy and Environment, Sapporo, 2023
  • G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting, Niigata, 2023
  • 3rd Artic Science Ministerial 2021, Tokyo
  • ASEAN-Japan Smart Cities Network High Level Meeting 2020, 2021
  • G20 Osaka Summit 2019
  • G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting, Fukuoka, 2019
  • G20 Joint Session of Finance and Health Ministers, Osaka, 2019
  • G20 Ministerial Meeting on Energy Transitions and Global Environment for Sustainable Growth, Karuizawa, 2019
  • 10th Plenary of IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) WG II and 38th Session of the IPCC (IPCC-38), Yokohama, 2014
  • 49th Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC-49), Kyoto, 2019
  • Tripartite Environment Ministers Meeting among China, Japan, and Korea (TEMM)
  • SIP-adus Workshop 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
  • 2nd APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) Meeting, Tokyo, 2018
  • The Third Global Ministerial Summit on Patient Safety, Tokyo, 2018
  • The 2nd International Space Exploration Forum (ISRF2), Tokyo, 2018
  • International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR), Tokyo, 2018
  • Universal Health Coverage Forum 2017, Tokyo
  • JOGMEC Techno Forum, Chiba, 2017
  • Innovation for Cool Earth Forum (ICEF), Tokyo, 2014-2021
  • 30th LAWASIA Conference 2017, Tokyo
  • ADB (Asian Development Bank) Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors, 1997, 2007, 2017
  • G7 Ise-Shima Summit 2016
  • G7 Ministerial Meetings 2016 (Finance and Environment)
  • 9th UIC World Congress on High Speed Rail, Tokyo, 2015
  • The World Assembly for Women in Tokyo: WAW! 2015
  • Asian Patent Attorneys Association 17th General Assembly, Okinawa, 2015
  • IEC (International Electrotechnical commission) 2014 TOKYO:78th IEC General Meeting
  • UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development, Nagoya, 2014
  • 15th Global Health Security Initiative Ministerial Meeting, Tokyo, 2014
  • The 5th China-Japan-Korea Ministerial Conference on Transport and Logistics, Yokohama, 2014
  • 20th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, Tokyo, 2013
  • IMF/World Bank Group Annual Meetings, Tokyo, 2012
  • G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit 2008
  • Nobel Prize Dialogue Tokyo 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2022

Academic Meetings

Congrès also manages numerous large-scale medical conferences, including the General Assembly of the Japan Medical Congress, one of the biggest academic conferences in Japan with approx. 30,000 attendees.
In 2014, the World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC2014) took place in Tokyo, drawing some 20,000 participants, a new record for the largest international medical congress held in Japan. Congrès was appointed the PCO for all aspects of WOC2014, from the promotional activities that started 5 years before, through the preparatory stages and the actual on-site operations.

  • 9th International Orthodontic Congress (9th IOC)
  • ICOM Kyoto 2019 25th ICOM General Conference
  • 13th International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine World Congress (ISPRM 2019), Kobe
  • 26th TAFISA World Congress Tokyo
  • 18th IUPHAR World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (WCP), Kyoto, 2018
  • CIRP General Assembly (International Academy for Production Engineering)
  • 18th World Congress on Lung Cancer, Yokohama, 2017 (as local partner)
  • 23rd World Congress of Neurology (WCN), Kyoto, 2017 (as local partner)
  • The 19th International Congress of Cytology (ICC2016), Yokohama, 2016
  • The 13th International Congress of Human Genetics (ICHG2016), Kyoto, 2016
  • World Engineering Conference and Convention 2015 (WECC2015), Kyoto
  • 34th World Ophthalmology Congress® (WOC) 2014 Tokyo
  • WFSBP 2013 – 11th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry, Kyoto, 2013
  • The 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’13), Osaka, 2013
  • The 32nd Congress of the Société Internationale d’Urologie, Fukuoka, 2012
  • General Assembly of the Japan Medical Congress (Kyoto, Nagoya, Fukuoka, Osaka, Nagoya)

Research, Planning and Consulting for Conventions

  • Basic research for the promotion and convening of large-scale international conventions
  • Fact-finding survey on overall organization/implementation of MICE meetings & events
  • Survey/Analysis of trends in post-conference activities of international visitors
  • Editing and production of a guidebook for the Japan Tourism Agency on the promotion of international conferences
  • Revision of “Manual for Inviting International Congresses” to Japan.

Successful Bids to Bring International Meetings to Japan

  • 33rd International Congress of Actuaries
  • 13th International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine World Congress
  • 11th World Congress of the International Water Association
  • 18th World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology 2018, Kyoto
  • 18th World Conference on Lung Cancer
  • The 19th International Congress of Cytology
  • World Engineering Conference and Convention
  • The 5th Scientific Meeting of the Asia Pacific Menopause Federation
  • WFSBP 2013 – 11th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry
  • 28th International Congress of Chemotherapy and Infection(ICC)
  • The 32nd Congress of the Société Internationale d’Urologie
  • 14th International Congress of Immunology