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Venue Access

What is the easiest way to get to the venue?
(1)
From Tokyo
From Tokyo Station take the express ("kaisoku") train on the JR Keiyo Line.
*Get off at Kaihin Makuhari Station. It is a 5-minute walk from the station.
(28-minute train ride; ¥540 one-way)
(2)
From Yokohama
<Direct Limousine Bus Service from YCAT>
There is direct limousine bus service from the Yokohama City Air Terminal (YCAT) to the CEATEC JAPAN venue.
It takes 70 - 90 minutes from Yokohama (YCAT) to Makuhari Messe.
(Adults: ¥1,500; Children: ¥750)
<Please refrain from coming by car>
Traffic to and from the venue will be heavy during the exhibition. Save your time and energy for the exhibition - come by bus or train.
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Admission

What are the dates and times of the exhibition?
Tuesday, October 2, 12:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 3-Saturday, October 6, 10:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.
* A "Premium Pass" is required for admission during the morning of October 2.
What is the latest time I can enter the venue?
You may enter the venue up until 4:50pm. However, the venue closes at 5pm so it is best to arrive early to give yourself time to look at the exhibits.
Tell me about admission.
(1)
If you pre-registered by September 21
Your admission ID will be sent to you. All that you need to do at the entrance then is pick up an ID holder.
(2)
If you pre-registered on or after September 22
Please print out the barcode screen that appears after pre-registering online and take it to the Registration Counter when you arrive at the venue. An admission ID will be issued to you at that time.
(3)
If you have a complimentary ticket
Please bring two of your business cards and proceed to the Same-day Registration Counter. An admission ID will be issued to you there.
*The Registration Counter will be crowded. In order that you spend your time at CEATEC JAPAN wisely, we recommend pre-registration.
(4)
If you will be purchasing a ticket at the venue
Tickets can be purchased at the Ticket Counter (General: ¥1,000; Students: ¥500). Afterwards, proceed to the Same-day Registration Counter to receive an admission ID.
How should a group of 20 or more students apply?
Information will be posted on our web site starting from about mid-August. Download and fill out the proper documents to apply.
Can you be re-admitted to the venue?
You may enter the venue as many times as you like as long as you have your admission ID.
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Pre-registration

Can I use one name and e-mail address to pre-register more than one person?
The CEATEC JAPAN pre-registration system is intended for registration of all visitors. Therefore, we ask that each visitor register individually.
I pre-registered for CEATEC JAPAN last year. Do I have to register again this year?
Can I use my username and password from last year? You may register using the same username and password as you did for last year's CEATEC JAPAN.
I pre-registered but my admission ID has not arrived.
For those who have registered by September 21, admission IDs that are readily admissible are sent out immediately. However, if your admission ID has not arrived, it can be easily issued at the venue. Please print out the reservation page that is downloadable by logging into the CEATEC JAPAN 2007 Pre-registration site and bring it with you to the venue.
I would like to change my pre-registration e-mail address.
Your e-mail address is your user ID, therefore it cannot be changed. Although it is a bit inconvenient, you will need to re-register with your new address. After doing this, you can delete your previous registration by logging in under your old address and following the "Cancel" procedures.
I have forgotten my pre-registration User ID and Password.
Your user ID is the e-mail address that you registered. Please refer to the form in the Pre-registration site for your password.
When is the latest that I can pre-register?
You may pre-register up until October 6. The Same-day Registration Counter will be very crowded during the exhibition. In order that you spend your time at CEATEC JAPAN wisely, we recommend pre-registration.
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Venue Facilities & Services

Will there be a place to temporarily store personal belongings?
Please use the coin lockers located in the venue.
Is smoking allowed inside the venue?
Smoking is prohibited in the exhibition halls, seminar halls and other areas within the venue. Please smoke only in designated areas.
Where should I go if I need information or assistance in the venue?
Please direct your questions to the staff at one of the Information Counters set up in the venue.
Is there a paging system in the venue?
As a rule, there is no paging in the venue. Please consult with the Information Center in case you have become separated from a member of your group or you are scheduled to meet someone.
What should I do if I misplaced something at the venue?
Lost and found items are kept at the CEATEC JAPAN Management Office during the exhibition (October 2 - 6). Please either go directly to an Information Counter or call. All lost and found items are handed over to the venue management at Makuhari Messe upon the conclusion of CEATEC JAPAN 2007 (after October 6). Please contact the office at Makuhari Messe directly for inquiries about lost and found items from October 7.
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Exhibitor Booth

What can I do if I don't want to carry catalogs and other materials distributed by exhibitors back from the venue?
A delivery service ("takkyubin") will be available at the venue to post materials to your home or hotel. Please check the venue map for the location of the Delivery Counter.
Can I photograph (with a camera or phone) or video products exhibited at the venue?
Photos and videos of the site as a whole are permitted. However, we ask for your cooperation in kindly asking exhibitors for permission before taking photographs or videoing exhibits or specific products. Some exhibitors may request visitors to refrain from photographing or videoing.
Will it be possible to purchase products from exhibitors at the venue?
Exhibitors' products will not be available for direct purchase at the venue.
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Conferences

How can I audit a conference?
To make a reservation for a conference, please enroll at the CEATEC JAPAN Pre-registration and Reservation site. We recommend enrolling early as sessions close when a fixed number of participants is reached.
What should I do if a session I would like to audit is already full?
Same-day tickets may be available if seats open due to a cancellation. When there is availability, numbered tickets are issued after 10am at the Conference Information Counter on the 2nd floor of the International Conference Hall. Please go directly to the Counter and ask for a numbered ticket.
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Other

I would like some documentation on CEATEC JAPAN.
Please visit the Exhibitors page on our official web site and download the Exhibition Guide, last year's Exhibition Report or other materials. In addition, if you would like one of our published brochures, contact out office directly by phone or through an inquiry form. Documentation sent to you is identical to that which can be downloaded.
Is it still possible to be an exhibitor at CEATEC JAPAN 2007?
The deadline for exhibition applications has already expired. However, sometimes a booth opens up because of a cancellation. In this case we do accept replacement exhibitors. Contact our office directly by phone or through an inquiry form to ask about the availability of booths.
My company is considering exhibiting at next year's CEATEC JAPAN. Who should I contact for further information about becoming an exhibitor?
Please contact the CEATEC JAPAN Management Office after this year's exhibition.
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