Expat Expo Tokyo 2020, the First Fair for International Residents in Japan

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According to the statistics, there are approximately 580,000 foreigners living, working, and studying in Tokyo. In response to the increasing number of internationals that choose the capital of Japan as their home, Expat Expo Tokyo 2020 will be held for the first time, aiming to help international residents live their best life in Tokyo. But what exactly does the Expat Expo Tokyo 2020 consist of? In this article, we’ll introduce this event and why you should check it out.

Why You Should Visit Expat Expo Tokyo 2020

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Sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Minato City (Ward), Japan National Tourism Organization, and Japan Association of Travel Agents, Expat Expo Tokyo 2020 is the only exhibition specifically designed for foreigners living in Japan. For this reason, you’ll find an English-speaking environment that gathers in one place professionals operating in many different fields useful to expats. From educational and medical institutions to travel, moving, and legal services, this is your chance to discover a variety of organizations and businesses targeted to internationals, or talk face to face with experts and get up-to-date information and counseling without language barriers about whatever issue or question you may have.

Events and Seminars at Expat Expo Tokyo 2020

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In addition to the great number of exhibitors’ booths, Expat Expo Tokyo 2020 offers a rich program of free events and seminars. Covering traditional Japanese festival staples and a wide variety of culture-related experiences such as a samurai performance and photo session, kimono wearing, calligraphy workshop, and a traditional instrument concert, you’ll be sure to spend a blissful day. On the seminar front, there’s plenty of choice as well, with panels that are perfect to either reinforce your knowledge on a plethora of useful topics concerning Japanese daily life or learn a few handy tricks to make living in Tokyo easier. For the complete list of seminars and the dates and hours of the event be sure to check out the Expat Expo Tokyo 2020 official website.

When and Where Will Expat Expo Tokyo 2020 Be Held?

Expat Expo Tokyo 2020 will be held on November 6th and 7th from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, at Tokyo World Gate (東京ワールドゲート).

Address: 4-1-1, Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 東京都港区虎ノ門4-1-1

Access: 4-minute walk from Kamiyacho Station

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The information in this article is accurate at the time of publication.

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