Tuesday 12 Sept 2017

STADIA DESIGN/BUILD & MAJOR EVENT PLANNING/DELIVERY (PAID DELEGATE STREAM ONLY*, CLOSED CONFERENCE ROOM – EXHIBITION HALL)
11:00 Welcome speeches and presentations

Saburou Kawabuchi
President
Alliance of Japan Top Leagues

Daichi Suzuki
Comissioner
Japan Sports Agency

 

Hiroshi Hase
Chairman
Research Commission for the Establishment
of a Sports Oriented /
Member of the House of Representatives

Toshihito Kumagai
Mayor
Chiba City

12:00 WELCOME LUNCH AND NETWORKING

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with over 70 leading suppliers of services and solutions to the sports venue sector. Many of these companies will be showcasing their services in the region for the first time. The exhibition hall is the place to hear about the latest projects and industry developments, see new technology in action and be presented with a myriad of new ideas for your own sports venue project requirements.

13:00 SESSION 1A: The role of stadia and arena in Japan

The evolution of stadia and arena has just started in Japan. But there are some great turnouts and success stories, as well as issues ahead, as we will discover from the case studies presented in this session.

Moderator:

Yoshiyuki Mano PhD
Professor – Faculty of Sport
Sciences/Director Research
Institute for Sport Business
Waseda University

Panellist Include:

Ms Yuko Mitsuya
FIBA Board Member and President
Japan Basketball Association

  Tesuko Tsugihara
Sunny Side up and
Sunny Side up Inc.

 

 

14:00 SESSION 2A: Stadium and arena management processes - planning, construction and operation financing

This session explores stadium and arena management processes - from effective ways to secure financing, through to planning, construction and finally operation.

 Moderator:  Panellists:    

Tadayoshi Asai
General Manager
Development Bank
of Japan Inc

Takaaki Nakamura
Chief Marketing Officer
Xebio Holdings Co Ltd

Hideo Yura
Counsellor
Japan Sports Agency

 

Kumi Fujisawa
Co-founder
Think Tank SophiaBank

 

 

15:00 Coffee break and networking in Exhibition Hall
15:30 SESSION 3A: An update on Rugby World Cup 2019 and Tokyo Olympic Games 2020 preparations

Ryo Date
Head of CEO Personal Assistants
Rugby World Cup 2019
Organising Committee

 

Hiromi Kawamura
Public Relations Secretary
The Organizing Committe of the Olympic
and Paralympic Games

     

 

16:30 SESSION 4A: Exploring the relationship between park management and sports venues

Hear successful case studies showing how owners can enjoy legal and taxation benefits by using their public park environments as large sporting venues.                                           

Keiichi Hirotsune
Representative Director
Institute of Creative
Industries and Culture

17:30 VENUE TOUR – FUKUDA DENSHI ARENA (delegate ticket holders only)
VENUE MANAGEMENT, FAN ENGAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY IN STADIA (FREE EXHIBITION ENTRY STREAM**, OPEN FORUM AREA – EXHIBITION HALL)
11:00 Welcome speeches and presentations

Saburou Kawabuchi
President
Alliance of Japan Top Leagues

Daichi Suzuki
Comissioner
Japan Sports Agency

 

Hiroshi Hase
Chairman
Research Commission for the Establishment
of a Sports Oriented /
Member of the House of Representatives

Toshihito Kumagai
Mayor
Chiba City

12:00 WELCOME LUNCH AND NETWORKING

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with over 70 leading suppliers of services and solutions to the sports venue sector. Many of these companies will be showcasing their services in the region for the first time. The exhibition hall is the place to hear about the latest projects and industry developments, see new technology in action and be presented with a myriad of new ideas for your own sports venue project requirements.

15:00 Coffee break and networking in Exhibition Hall
15:30 SESSION 3B: Snow resort stadium concept

Kentaro Minagawa
Managing Director
Ski Association of Japan

16:15 SESSION 4B: The French Connection: Kay considerations for major upcoming sporting events based on lessons learnt from EURO 2016 and other iconic events

In addition to hosting EURO 2016, one of the most successful major sporting events of recent times, France is well known around the world for many other signature sporting events including the Tour de France, The French Open, Le Mans 24 Hours motor race and many more. Through their involvement in these events, French companies have developed an incredible amount of event delivery expertise and knowledge. They will share their findings and highlight how they can be used for possible future cooperation in Japan and other regional major sporting events. 

Presentation by:

Guillaume Massard
General Manager Japan
GL Events

 

Clément Bodin
Sales Director
Natural Grass

 

Jean Barthélémy
Representative Director
Groupe Rossignol


Jérôme Garcin
General Manager Asia
Entre-Prise
17:30 VENUE TOUR – FUKUDA DENSHI ARENA (delegate ticket holders only)