Jun 23, 2022 MPI "50 most influential meeting professionals"

We are very proud to announce that President, Makiko Yamamoto has been named as one of the 50 most influential meeting professionals by MPI (Meeting Professional International), the world’s leading meeting and event industry association. We thank you for your continuous support.
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May 30, 2022 Featured in FNN News and Saga Shimbun

President Makiko Yamamoto gave a keynote speech and participated in a panel discussion, at a MICE Symposium in Saga Prefecture and it was featured in FNN News and Saga Shimbun.

  • Media coverage

May 24, 2022 Appeared in a Web media “JCD NOW! ”( JTB Communication Design)

Article on our president Makiko Yamamoto appeared in a Web media 「JCD NOW!」 ( JTB Communication Design).
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May 18, 2022 Featured in NHK News

President Makiko Yamamoto inspected MICE venues and local tourist attractions in Ishikawa pref and it was covered on a news show (NHK).

  • Media coverage

March 29, 2022 Japan Tourism Agency - MICE Council

President Makiko Yamamoto participated in Japan Tourism Agency "MICE Council".

  • Japan Tourism Agency
  • MICE

March 2, 2022 KPG HOTEL & RESORT - Leadership training for women

President Makiko Yamamoto was a lecturer for KPG HOTEL & RESORT - Leadership training for women.

  • Seminar
  • Leadership

January 31, 2022 Japan Tourism Agency -Incentive Travel Kyushu Cooperation-

President Makiko Yamamoto joined a training of the Japan Tourism Agency project as an advisor in Fukuoka.

  • Japan Tourism Agency
  • Advisor

January 28, 2022 Shibuya MICE Association Seminar

President Makiko Yamamoto was a lecturer for "Shibuya MICE Association Seminar" in Tokyo.

  • Seminar

January 24-25, 2022 TCVB Tokyo Meetings & Events Educational Simmit

President Makiko Yamamoto participated in TCVB "Tokyo Meetings & Events Educational Simmit" as a facilitator.

  • Seminar

January 12, 2022 MPI Japan Chapter Seminar

President Makiko Yamamoto participated in "MPI Japan Chapter Seminar" as a moderator.

  • Seminar
  • Event

December 21, 2021 Okinawa Pref ”Inbound Online Seminar”

President Makiko Yamamoto participated in Okinawa Pref ”Inbound Online Seminar” as a panelist.

  • Seminar
  • Event

December 15, 2021 Yokohama West Rotary Club

President Makiko Yamamoto delivered a speech about MICE at Yokohama West Rotary Club.

  • Speech
  • MICE

December 7, 2021 Tokyo MICE Promotion Council Unique Venue Subcommittee

President Makiko Yamamoto participated in Tokyo MICE Promotion Council Unique Venue Subcommittee as a chairwoman.

  • Music
  • Event

November 20, 2021 Islander Summit Ishigaki

President Makiko Yamamoto participated in Islander Summit Ishigaki as a facilitator.

  • Seminar
  • Event

November 20, 2021 Fusaki Beach Resort "Resort MICE Course"

President Makiko Yamamoto was a lecturer for Fusaki Beach Resort "Resort MICE Course".

  • Seminar

November 10, 2021 Sustainable MICE "Rediscovery of open air at MICE"

President Makiko Yamamoto participated in Sustainable MICE Online Seminar "Rediscovery of open air at MICE" as a speaker.

  • Seminar

November 5, 2021 YO-YO MA The Bach Project

President Makiko Yamamoto supported "YO-YO MA The Bach Project" as an event planner.

  • Seminar
  • Event

October 21, 2021 Japan Tourism Agency -CVB Advancement Business to Attract Incentive Travel from Overseas-

President Makiko Yamamoto joined Japan Tourism Agency ”CVB Advancement Business to Attract Incentive Travel from Overseas” as an advisor.

  • Japan Tourism Agency
  • Advisor

August 25, 2021 Japan Tourism Agency ”Incentive travel attraction project”

President Makiko Yamamoto joined Japan Tourism Agency ”Incentive travel attraction project” as an advisor.

  • Japan Tourism Agency
  • Advisor

August 8, 2021 Arrangements for the British media at the Tokyo Olympics

We made arrangements for the British media at the Tokyo Olympics.

  • Tokyo Olympics

June 28, 2021 Appeared in a magazine Richesse (Hearst Fujingaho)

Article on our president Makiko Yamamoto appeared in a magazine Richesse (Hearst Fujingaho).

  • Media coverage

March 20, 2021 Appeared in Nikkei newspaper

Nikkei newspaper - an article on “A dialogue between Jun Ikeido, Takashi Saito and Makiko Yamamoto ” appeared on March 20.

  • Media coverage

March 1, 2021 Japan National Tourism ”MICE Online Seminar ”

President Makiko Yamamoto was a lecturer for a MICE Seminar hosted by Japan National Tourism.

  • Seminar
  • Event

August 7, 2020 Appeared in Sankei newspaper

Sankei newspaper - an article on “Meeting & Incentive Business Travel Conference 2020” appeared on August 7.

  • Media coverage

August 6, 2020 Business Travel Conference 2020

President Makiko Yamamoto participated in Business Travel Conference 2020 as a panelist.

  • Conference

July 24, 2020 MICE FUTURE ACTION 2020

President Makiko Yamamoto participated in MICE FUTURE ACTION 2020 as a moderator.

  • Seminar
  • Event

February 7, 2020 MICE Seminar - The Japan Hotel School

President Makiko Yamamoto was a lecturer for a MICE Seminar hosted by The Japan Hotel School.

  • Seminar
  • Speech

January 29, 2020 Appeared in a newspaper

Hokkaido Shimbun - an article on “MICE Lecture in Hakodate” appeared on January 29.

  • Media coverage

January 27, 2020 MICE Lecture in Hakodate

President Makiko Yamamoto gave a lecture on MICE, which was hosted by Hakodate International Tourism and Convention Association.

  • Seminar
  • Speech

January 21-22, 2020 MICE Seminar - Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau

President Makiko Yamamoto was a lecturer for a MICE Seminar hosted by Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau.

  • Seminar
  • HR development support

December 11, 2019 Incentive Tour - Marketing and Promotion Lecture

President Makiko Yamamoto was a lecturer for “Incentive Tour - Marketing and Promotion Lecture” hosted by Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau.

  • Seminar
  • HR development support

October, 2019 - Anniversary event for a foreign company

As an event planner, we planned an anniversary event for a foreign company at Kanda myojin shrine hall.

  • Event planning
  • Foreign company

September 9, 2019 - Participated in a meeting for Women Activation of Japan Tourism Agency.

President Makiko Yamamoto gave a speech at a meeting for Women Activation of Japan Tourism Agency.

  • Government
  • Speech

September 18, 2019  Workshop in Aizu Wakamatu, Fukushima

President Makiko Yamamoto was a lecturer for a workshop which was hosted by Aizu Wakamatu Convention Bureau.

  • Seminar

September, 2019 - New office opening event for a foreign company

As an event planner, we planned a new office opening event for a foreign company.

  • Event planning
  • Foreign company

August 30, 2019 - MICE Seminar in Matsuyama

President Makiko Yamamoto gave a speech at the MICE Seminar in Matsuyama.

  • Seminar

August 6, 2019 - “Site inspection lecture” in Okinawa

President Makiko Yamamoto was a lecturer for “Site inspection lecture” which was hosted by Okinawa Visitor’s & Convention Bureau.

  • Seminar
  • HR development support

May 29, 2019 - Appeared in a newspaper.

Kankokeizai Shimbun - an article on “AXIA - Ladies in Hospitality Forum 2019” appeared on May 29.

  • Media coverage

March 1, 2019 - IME 2019

President Makiko Yamamoto participated in IME 2019 - JNTO MICE Photo and Movie Contest Award Ceremony as a judge.

  • Award Ceremony

February 25, 2019 - Unique Venue Symposium

President Makiko Yamamoto participated in the Japan Tourism Agency Unique Venue Symposium as a moderator.

  • Symposium

February 24, 2019 - Nagasaki MICE Seminar for Citizens

President Makiko Yamamoto participated in Nagasaki MICE Seminar for Citizens with the Mayor of Nagasaki.

  • Seminar

August 20, 2018 - MICE Seminar in Okinawa Prefecture.

President Makiko Yamamoto was a lecturer for “MICE lecture focused on Corporate Meetings and Incentives" in Okinawa Prefecture.

  • Seminar

August 8, 2018 - Appeared in a newspaper.

Nagasaki Shimbun - an article on MICE Seminar in Nagasaki Prefecture appeared on August 8.

  • Media coverage

August 3, 2018 - MICE Seminar in Nagasaki Prefecture.

President Makiko Yamamoto was a lecturer for MICE Seminar in Nagasaki Prefecture.
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  • Seminar

June 25, 2018 - MICE Seminar in Tokyo.

President Makiko Yamamoto was a lecturer for MICE Seminar in Tokyo.

  • Seminar
  • HR development support

May 22, 2018 - Appeared in newspapers.

Toyama Governor’s visit was appeared in two local newspapers.

  • Media coverage

May 21, 2018 - Made a courtesy call on the governor of Toyama Prefecture.

President Makiko Yamamoto made a courtesy call on Takakazu Ishii, the governor of Toyama Prefecture.

  • Government

March 26, 2018 - Appeared in newspapers and a broadcasting.

Okinawa MICE Brand Launch Event was featured in Okinawa Times, Ryukyu News Paper and Ryukyu Broadcasting.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9KLmzH8jM8

  • Media coverage

February 23, 2018 - MICE Seminar in Toyama

President Makiko Yamamoto was a lecturer for MICE Seminar in Toyama.

  • Seminar
  • HR development support

January 18, 2018 - MICE Symposium Tokyo 2018

President Makiko Yamamoto participated as a panelist at the MICE Symposium Tokyo 2018 held on July 25.
http://mice-tokyo.jp/

  • Symposium

January 12, 2018 - Appeared in a magazine The Professional Wedding

Article on our president Makiko Yamamoto appeared in a magazine The Professional Wedding.

  • Media coverage

December 01, 2017 - “Site inspection lecture” in Okinawa

President Makiko Yamamoto was a lecturer for “Site inspection lecture” which was hosted by Okinawa Visitor’s & Convention Bureau.

  • Seminar
  • HR development support

October 27, 2017 - MICE Education in Okinawa

President Makiko Yamamoto was a lecturer for MICE Education in Okinawa
“How to get/deal with Corporate Meetings”.

  • Seminar
  • HR development support

October 1, 2017 - Appeared in a magazine MICE Japan

MICE Japan - an article on Okinawa MICE Network Symposium and JAPAN Best Incentive Travel Awards 2017 appeared on October.

  • Media coverage

October 2, 2017 - Attended the Japan Tourism Agency Commissioner's Award.

President Makiko Yamamoto attended the Japan Tourism Agency Commissioner's Award ceremony, on Oct. 2.

  • Award

September 20, 2017 - Got a Japan Tourism Agency Commissioner's Award.

Japan Tourism Agency has decided to present a Japan Tourism Agency Commissioner's Award to President Makiko Yamamoto.
http://www.mlit.go.jp/kankocho/news02_000324.html

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August 12, 2017 - Appeared in a newspaper

Okinawa Times - an article on Okinawa MICE Network Symposium appeared on August 12

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July 25, 2017 - Established “Okinawa MICE Network” Anniversary Symposium

President Makiko Yamamoto participated as a panelist at the Okinawa MICE Network Symposium held on July 25, which was covered by Okinawa Times, and has become an adviser of the Okinawa MICE Network.

  • Symposium
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June 2, 2017 - New office opening event for a foreign company

As an event planner, we planned a new office opening event for a foreign company, inviting a Japanese calligrapher, Mr. Kisui Nakazawa, to create a piece to be displayed in the new office.

  • Event planning
  • Foreign company

February 28, 2017 - Kyoto MICE Seminar 2017

President Makiko Yamamoto gave a speech at the Kyoto MICE Seminar 2017 held on February 28 on the “Global Trend in Meetings and Incentives and Their Future Potential” which was covered by Kyoto Shimbun.

  • Seminar
  • Media coverage

February 6, 2017 - KPG Hotel & Resort Gamba-Ladies Aggressive Seminar

President Makiko Yamamoto lectured at the KPG Hotel & Resort upskilling seminar for women, which was held in Okinawa.

  • Seminar
  • HR development support

January 31, 2017 - Yadoya-Juku Seminar

President Makiko Yamamoto gave a lecture at the Yadoya-Juku, a business school to develop professional managers in the hospitality industry, primarily at hotels, titled “Introduction to MICE for Hotels: How to Approach the MICE Business that Secures Future Sales.”

  • Seminar

June 11, 2016 - Became the First Asian Winner of WEC Chair’s Award

At the World Education Congress held in Atlantic City, United States, by MPI, the worldwide meeting and event professional association, President Makiko Yamamoto became the first Asian chapter to be awarded the Chair’s Award.
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