Kansai Industrial Tourism Expo at Kansai International Airport
(From October 23rd to November 21st, 2016)
“To attract Foreign Individual Tourists to the whole Kansai region, through industrial tourism facilities!” 

Last update:October 19,2016

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 METI-KANSAI and Kansai Head Office of SME Support, Japan hold “Kansai Industrial Tourism Expo” at Kansai International Airport (KIX), aiming at attracting foreign tourists to the whole Kansai region and expanding consumption by them. National and local governments and private companies in the Kansai region will work together to promote regional resources and attractiveness of the Kansai region such as culture, service, and food to foreign tourists, businessmen, and travel agencies.
  At the opening event on October 23rd, starting with Japanese traditional drum performance, a lot of traditional crafts, food and sake are going to be exhibited at the Station concourse “South Square”. You can enjoy tasting food and drink, and buying local products from various districts of Kansai!
  At exhibition booths set from October 23rd to November 11th, in front of the Information Center at 1st floor of Terminal 1, traditional crafts and panels introducing industrial tourism facilities and sightseeing spots in the Kansai region are exhibited. You can also enjoy tasting local food, and drink, and other demonstrations in front of KIX Gallery at the 2nd floor.

Overview of the Expo (Opening Event and Exhibitions)

Opening Event

Time and Place
・10:00 to 17:00, on October 23rd, 2016
・At the Station concourse “South square” of KIX

10:00~10:30   Opening Ceremony
  (Japanese traditional drum performance, Opening address by organizers, Congratulatory address by a guest)
10:30~16:30  PR Performances by municipalities on stage
 ・Himeji, Minamiawaji, Oyodo, Kyotango, Izumi, Maizuru, and Nosegawa
 ・Talk Session by Foreign students of Osaka Economic University
 ・Lottery Event

Siga (Pref.), Aisho, Kusatsu, Moriyama, Uji, Kyotango, Maizuru, Kumatori, Amagasaki, Minamiawaji, Oyodo, Sakurai, Nosegawa, Wakayama (Pref.), Wakayama, Kansai Economic Federation, Union of Kansai Governments, Kansai International Tourism Organization, Kansai Head Office Organization for Small and Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation,Japan, Kinki Bureau of Telecommunications, Osaka Regional Taxation Berau, Kinki Regional Agricultural Administration Office, Kansai District Transport and Tourism Bureau, and Kansai Bureau of Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry.


Time and Place
・10:00~17:00, from October 23th to November 21th, 2016
・At event spaces at 1st and 2nd floor of Terminal 1 of KIX

The contents of exhibition is going to be changed weekly)

《From October 23rd to 30th》
  Uji, Maizuru, Minamiawaji, Nosegawa, Kansai International Tourism Organization, and Kansai Economic Federation

《From November 1st to November 6th》
  Moriyama, Yao, Wakayama (Pref.), Kansai International Tourism Organization, and Kansai Economic Federation

《From November 8th to November 13th》
  Shiga (Pref.), Oyodo, Kansai International Tourism Organization, and Kansai Economic Federation

《From November 15th to November 21st 》
  Asago, Himeji, Sakai, Hannan, Wakayama (Pref.), Kansai International Tourism Organization, and Kansai Economic Federation

Contact Information

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Kansai Bureau
International Investment Promotion Division, International Affairs Department
Address: 1-5-44 Otemae, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 540-8535
E-Mail: kin-kansai-technical-visit@meti.go.jpメールリンク メールソフトが起動します