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CEATEC JAPAN 2018 October 16 (Tue) – 19 (Fri) at Makuhari Messe CPS/IoT exhibition with 725 exhibitors including 345 first-time exhibitors opens tomorrow Showcasing the future that will be realized with Society 5.0, the exhibition is focused on “Connecting Society, Co-Creating the Future”.

CEATEC JAPAN 2018 October 16 (Tue) – 19 (Fri) at Makuhari Messe
CPS/IoT exhibition with 725 exhibitors including
345 first-time exhibitors opens tomorrow
Showcasing the future that will be realized with Society 5.0,
the exhibition is focused on “Connecting Society, Co-Creating the Future”.

October 15, 2018


The CEATEC JAPAN Executive Board, comprised of three organizations – the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA), the Communications and Information Network Association of Japan (CIAJ), and the Computer Software Association of Japan (CSAJ) – is pleased to announce that CEATEC JAPAN 2018 will be held for four days from October 16th (Tue) to 19th (Fri) at Makuhari Messe (Chiba City).
CEATEC JAPAN celebrates its 19th anniversary this year. In announcing our transformation from a consumer electronics show in 2016, we made a firm commitment to become a comprehensive CPS/IoT exhibition, a driving force for social transformation. CEATEC JAPAN 2018 will be a global showcase for Japan’s growth strategies and Society 5.0, our vision of a super-smart community of the future in which IoT, robots and AI will all play important roles. As a forum for co-creation, CEATEC JAPAN 2018 is breaking down barriers by connecting policies, industries and technologies.
This year’s exhibition theme is “Connecting Society, Co-Creating the Future”, continuing on from 2016. In addition to IT and electronics, there will be finance, travel, toys, housing, machine tools, cars, construction & construction machinery, communications, agriculture and healthcare, among others. As many as 345 companies and organizations will be exhibiting for the first time, and visitors will be able to see a number of innovative new approaches to collaboration and co-creation that transcend industry barriers. Also new is the Co-Creation Park, designed to further strengthen global collaboration with the participation of many overseas exhibitors – 206 foreign companies/organizations from 19 countries, including startups and cutting-edge enterprises from the US, UK, France and India.
CEATEC JAPAN 2018 will be hosting a total of 725 companies/organizations, and offering more than 150 conferences. It will thus facilitate the creation of diverse new connections to help realize Society 5.0. Over the four days on which CEATEC JAPAN 2018 is held, 160,000 visitors are expected to experience Japan of the future.


CEATEC JAPAN 2018 Exhibition

Exhibitors: 725 companies/organizations (up 8.7% from 667 in 2017)

Booths: 1,786 booths (up 1.6% from 1,758 in 2017)

New Exhibitors: 345 (up 18 from 2017)

Major new exhibitors:


Komatsu, Daikin Industries, Ltd., The Small and Medium Enterprise Agency of Japan, J-Startup, Tuya Global Inc., WAGRI, Tachibana Eletech Co., Ltd., Valeo Japan Co., Ltd., Elecom Co., Ltd., Accel Lab, Ltd., Edgecross Consortium, Æon Credit Service Co., Ltd., Origami Inc., Japan Digital Design, Inc., Takenaka Corporation, East Nippon Expressway Company Limited, Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd., Lion Corporation, Lawson, Inc., amnimo Inc., Fukui Industrial Support Center, TKC Corporation, Nearshore Promotion Project of the Sapporo Chamber of Commerce and Industry, UKC Holdings Corporation, NeU Corporation, Deloitte Tohmatsu Risk Services Co., Ltd., E Ink Japan Inc., SolidRun Ltd., SINKA Corporation, Nissho Electronics Corporation, Aeronext Inc., TÜV SÜD Japan Ltd., SME – Support JAPAN, Mitomo Co., Ltd., Pocket Queries, Inc., SSDenshi Co., Ltd., Ayumi Industry Co., Ltd., Takaha Kiko Co., Ltd., Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan, Aqua LAN Consortium, and more

Exhibitors from overseas: 206 companies/organizations from 19 countries/regions
(2017: 199 from 22 countries/regions)

Breakdown:
Asia (91 exhibitors from 8 countries/regions)
China: 33, Taiwan: 24, India: 20, Korea: 7, Hong Kong: 5, Malaysia: 4, Singapore: 2, Thailand: 1

Russian Federation (11 exhibitors from 1 country/region)
Russia: 11

Europe (57 exhibitors from 7 countries/regions)
France: 23, UK: 13, Germany: 13, Poland: 5, Finland: 1, Norway: 1, Sweden: 1

North America (29 exhibitors from 1 country/region)
USA: 29

Middle East (13 exhibitors from 2 countries/regions)
Israel: 12, Iran: 1


Startup companies and university/research institutions: 162 exhibitors
(up 22 from 2017)




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