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TOKYO Tech Meet-UP 

CALLING ALL IT PROFESSIONALS
For

IT TECH NIGHT

Japan'S BEST EMPLOYER COMPETITION

Join us for a unique IT Tech Meet-UP and enjoyable experience to discover the best places to work in Japan! Get inspired by their latest innovations and business initiatives. Get a sneak peek into the working styles of each company and learn what sets them apart. Enjoy a fun night to learn from the best, create lasting connections, and seize business and career opportunities for yourself.
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About

SAVE THE DATE

Sept. 19, 2024
(ThuRSDAY) at spaces otemachi

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ABOUT
THE EVENT

This event was created for IT industry leaders, tech enthusiasts, start-up entrepreneurs, and professionals to connect, build real connections, and create opportunities. It's about staying updated on the latest technologies, innovations, and being part of a community that contributes to Japan's innovation and dynamism. Join us for a fun evening of fine food and drinks, inspiration, and networking.

PITCH COMPETITION

Watch companies pitch and present their brand, solutions, culture and disruptive plans.

AUDIENCE VOTING
BE the judge! Your vote determines the winner! Contribute to a transparent and fair judging process by casting your vote for your favorite employer (presentation). Say goodbye to concerns about biased judging panels and traditional award ceremonies, as transparency takes center stage.

NETWORKING PARTY
Meet and connect with business leaders and IT professionals.
Enjoy some fine food and drinks in a warm atmosphere.
Build genuine connections and create opportunities.

LOTTERY PRIZES
Seize the opportunity to win great prizes throughout the evening.

Get ready for a night of inspiration and networking as we come together to celebrate Japan's top IT and Technology players and explore what makes them truly exceptional!
Program
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PROGRAM

DATE:

September 19th 2024 (Thursday)

START:

6:00 PM JST

6:00PM:    Check-In time

6:30PM:    Pitch Contest (4 minutes / pitch)
7:30PM:    Live Audience Voting
7:40PM:    Lottery Prizes Draw
7:50PM:    Award Ceremony - Unveil Winners
8:00PM:   Networking Party - Enjoy fine food and drinks

END:

10:00 PM - JST

VENUE:

SPACES OTEMACHI BUILDING

Otemachi Bldg. 1F, 1 Chome−6−1 Ōtemachi, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo 100-0004, Japan

EVENT TYPE:

In Person | Networking Party

LANGUAGE:

English

Speakers

SPEAKERS

Dive into the world of innovation and workplace excellence by discovering our lineup of speakers. Get inspired and unveil the secrets behind Japan's top employers and discover why these companies are leading the way in building great workplace cultures and disruptive solutions for our society.
Performance Lighting

PITCH COMPETITION

Step into the world of innovation and discovery with our exciting pitch competition! Experience firsthand the latest technologies, innovations, and initiatives from top companies in Japan. Learn what sets these companies apart and makes them exceptional places to work. It's a dynamic and engaging event that promises to inspire and inform.
Say goodbye to biased judging and hello to transparency with our public transparent voting system! Witness the power of the audience as they decide the fate of the competition in real-time. It's a fun and interactive experience where everyone's voice counts, ensuring a fair and exciting outcome for all.
Catching Up

PUBLIC
VOTING

Lunch Buffet

networking

Enjoy quality networking time over fine food and drinks as you connect with fellow IT professionals, entrepreneurs, and industry influencers. We've picked an ideal setting and environment for you to create genuine connections, built to last, and explore potential business or career prospects. Expand your network and engage in meaningful conversations.
Take your chance to win special prizes and rewards, adding an extra layer of fun to your event experience.

Win PRIZES

Video equipment

MEDIA

Experience exclusive event coverage both during the event and online afterwards. Continue to engage with and build upon the wisdom you've received, and if you spy one of our media team on the night, don't shy away from showcasing your insights on Japan's tech market!  Seize the opportunity to shine and leave your mark on our social platforms!

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Venue
The event will take place at :
 
  • SPACES OTEMACHI BUILDING

  • Otemachi Bldg. 1F, 1 Chome−6−1 Ōtemachi, 
    Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo 
    100-0004, Japan

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Participants

CO-ORGANIZERS

SPONSORS

PARTICIPANTS

PARTNERS

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

FAQ
  • WHEN will the event be?
    Our next event will take place on September 19th, 2024 (THURSDAY)
  • WHERE will the event take place?
    Our next event will take place in SPACES Otemachi, a creative co-working space from Regus Group located in the center of Tokyo alongside Marunouchi just a few minutes walk from Tokyo station or Otemachi Station. ADDRESS: 〒100-0004 Tokyo, Chiyoda City, Ōtemachi, 1 Chome−6−1 1F・2F・3F Otemachi Bldg. ACCESS LINK: https://maps.app.goo.gl/WoyfmUutULTYAMFe7
  • WHY is the event organized?
    We designed this event specifically for IT industry leaders, tech enthusiasts, start-up entrepreneurs, and professionals aiming to build meaningful connections and explore both business prospects or career opportunities within Japan's dynamic technology landscape. Discover new companies, cutting-edge technologies, and insights into what makes a workplace exceptional in Japan's IT and tech sectors. Our objective is to grow a community of experts who exchange insights, drive innovation, and contribute to Japan's global advancement in technology, creativity, and diversity in the workspace.
  • WHO is this event for?
    Our event is especially beneficial for: - Junior or senior IT professionals - CTOs, IT engineers and technology leaders - Start-Up entrepreneurs, business leaders, and hiring managers - Employer branding professionals and brand ambassadors
  • Can I meet companies hiring in Japan and find new career opportunities?
    YES, you can definitely have the opportunity to meet with some decision makers and hiring managers.
  • How is the winner of the pitch contest selected?
    The winner of the pitch competition will be elected by the audience via online voting (Smartphone & QR Code scanning) after all the presentations have been performed. More details will be communicated during the event.
  • How often do you organize this event?
    So far, we plan to organize this event twice a year. Depending on the success of the first couple of events, we may decided to organize it up to 4 times a year.
  • How many people are expected to attend this event?
    The capacity of our current venue is between 150 to 200 people maximum for one event.
  • Why should I join this event?
    Why Attend Our Event: Network with Industry Leaders: Connect with IT industry leaders, tech enthusiasts, and professionals to build valuable connections. Explore Business Prospects and Career Opportunities: Discover potential business partnerships or job opportunities within Japan's dynamic technology sector. Discover Emerging Companies: Gain insights into emerging companies and startups, learning about their innovations and workplace culture. Stay up to date on Cutting-Edge Technologies: Get firsthand exposure to the latest technologies shaping Japan's IT and tech landscape. Gain Insights into Workplace Excellence: Learn what sets exceptional workplaces apart in Japan's IT and tech sectors, gaining valuable insights for personal and professional growth. Join a Community of Innovators: Become part of a community committed to driving innovation and contributing to Japan's global advancement in technology, creativity, and workplace diversity.
  • Which ticket should I buy to participate in the pitch contest (as a speaker)?
    Only corporate sponsors will be able to participate in the pitch and presentation competition. Please contact us for more details.
  • How can I apply to participate in the pitch contest?
    To apply to participate in the pitch contest, please follow these steps: - Contact Us: Reach out to our team to express your interest in participating. - Signed Service Order Form: We will provide you with a Service Order Form, which you will need to review, sign, and return to us to confirm your participation. - Invoice and Payment: Once we receive the signed Service Order Form, we will issue an invoice. Please proceed with the payment as outlined in the invoice. - Pitch Confirmation: Upon receipt of your payment, your participation in the pitch contest will be confirmed, and you will be able to participate in the event. If you have any further questions or need assistance with the process, feel free to contact us. We look forward to your participation and wish you the best of luck in the contest!
  • What type of companies can participate?
    Any company engaged in new technologies and innovations, or businesses recruiting IT engineers and technology experts, are welcome to participate: Here are just a few examples: - Innovative tech startups - Technology-driven businesses - Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning businesses - Internet of Things (IoT) Firms - Data Science - Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) - Robotics - Cybersecurity businesses - IT Consulting Services - SaaS | Software development companies - Environmental technology businesses ...
  • How many companies will participate in the pitch contest?
    A maximum of 10 companies can participate in the pitch competition.
  • In which language can I present my pitch?
    This time, the event will be hosted and run in English. Future events may be hosted in either English or Japanese or both.
  • How long is the pitch?
    Each presentation (pitch) should last a maximum of 4 minutes.
  • Can I present my pitch remotely?
    All presentation will need be to done live and in person or pre-recorded in advance. Presentation done via video conference such as Zoom or Google Meet will not be allowed during the event (to avoid any potential technical and connectivity issues).
  • What type of content can I include in my presentation deck and slides?
    You are completely free to include any type of content you want in your presentation slides to make your company standout: Here is a list of topics you may want to consider including in your pitch deck: ➡️ https://www.hireplanner.com/en/blog/how-to-prepare-a-company-introduction-presentation-for-job-fairs-or-open-house-hiring-events
  • Do you have any tips to help me deliver a great presentation?
    To help you deliver a presentation that captivates and inspires your audience, here is a list of tips to help you create a fun, entertaining, and memorable experience: ➡️ https://www.hireplanner.com/en/blog/how-to-deliver-a-great-company-introduction-presentation-for-your-job-fairs-in-japan
  • Can I meet with IT talent and potential employees?
    Absolutely, one of the prime purpose for this event is to help companies attract top IT professionals and potential employees.
  • What items can I bring to decorate my booth?
    Here are a couple of things you can bring along to decorate your booth: - Branded backdrop banner (vertical) - Marketing materials such as brochures, flyers or handouts - Interactive displays - Company merchandising (pens, notebooks etc.) - QR Code sign linking to your job postings and company information (provided by HirePlanner). - Electric outlets can also be provided if requested. The table booth space is limited so please make sure everything fits (see photo of the table booths attached below).
  • What are the benefits of joining as a sponsor or speaker?
    Becoming a sponsor or speaker at our IT Tech Night offers a unique opportunity to significantly enhance your brand awareness within Japan's IT community. You'll have the platform to showcase your brand, promote your job opportunities in Japan, engage with tech professionals, and attract top IT talent to your organization. Our comprehensive sponsorship package includes the following benefits: ⭐️ Free Job Post Advertising offered for 12 months (HirePlanner, Linkedin, Indeed, Google Jobs & Recruit.net) 🎁 ✔ Participation in the pitch contest ✔ Video recording of your presentation on stage ✔ 1 Networking table (booth) ✔ Free access to the networking area ✔ Display of your corporate logo on the event website ✔ QR Code Display (Jobs Link) ✔ Enjoy fine food and drinks ✔ Soft copy of the list of all event participants ✔ 1 blog feature report ✔ Social media mentions These features not only boost your company’s visibility but also provide direct access to a network of skilled IT professionals, making it easier to connect with potential hires and collaborators. Don’t miss this opportunity to elevate your brand and engage with the best in the industry!
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