Business Matching Board – To post needs to acquire and provide your services.

In Japan – IR related institutions

Outside of Japan – IR related institutions

The Government, Prefectures and Cities 国, 都道府県, 市町村

The Government Agencies 国

Prefectures and Ordinance-designated Cities 都道府県・政令指定市

Cities 立地市町村

IR Related Companies by Sector  IR関連企業 セクター別

Consulting and Advisory コンサルティング・アドバイザリー

Accenture Japan Ltd アクセンチュア株式会社
“Established as the Japan office of Arthur Andersen in 1962, in June 2001 the company changed its name to Accenture Japan.
It provides wide-ranging services and solutions in five core fields: Strategy & Consulting; Song; Technology; Operations; and Industry X.
In the field of IR, the company plans to utilize its overseas knowledge and expertise to provide businesses with support. “
The company website
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC 有限責任監査法人トーマツ
“Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC is a member of Deloitte, one of the Big Four accounting firms, and provides its clientele with global support. It has established an IR Business Group, and provides businesses with support both for entering the IR industry and for risk management.
For entering the IR industry, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu formulates entry strategies, and business and investment schemes and plans.
For risk management, the company provides support for meeting the strictest regulations in the world, for countering money laundering, and for preventing gambling addiction.
In addition, for local governments wishing to establish IR facilities, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu intends to provide support for the formulation of basic plans and basic policies. “
The company website
Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC. EY新日本有限責任監査法人
“A leading Japanese audit firm, Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC. is a member of EY Japan—the collective name used for Japanese Group companies of Ernst and Young (EY), one of the Big Four accounting firms.
EY operates more than 700 bases in over 150 countries and regions around the world. It fuses its knowledge of various countries and regions with the experience it has accumulated through its global network to provide high-quality  services.
In the field of IR, Ernst & Young ShinNihon intends to provide support for businesses and for national and local governments.”
The company website
Greenberg Traurig Tokyo Law Offices グリーンバーグ・トラウリグ東京オフィス
“Greenberg Traurig Tokyo Law Offices are the Japanese operational base for Greenberg Traurig, the third-largest law firm in the U.S.
Greenberg Traurig deals in large numbers of cross-border projects, including corporate, capital markets, funds and investment management, financial regulatory and advisory services, dispute resolution, labor and employment, and M&As.
It has a rich track record of providing advisory services for the U.S. casino industry.”
The company website
KPMG AZSA LLC 有限責任あずさ監査法人
“KPMG AZSA LLC is a subsidiary of KPMG, one of the Big Four accounting firms. Drawing on a network that stretches across 143 countries and regions, it supports its clients from a global perspective.
In Japan, the company boasts a workforce of approximately 6,000 employees clustered in the country’s urban centers; they provide wide-ranging services, including audits, assurance services, accounting advisory services, and corporate growth support advisory services.
In the field of IR, KPMG AZSA intends to provide support for businesses and for the national and local governments. “
The company website
Miyake & Partners. 弁護士法人三宅法律事務所
“The precursor of Miyake & Partners, Kazuo Miyake Office, was founded in Osaka in 1938.
Miyake & Partners partner and attorney Masayuki Watanabe is a member of the IR Promotion Committee, a panel of experts established by the government’s Headquarters for the Promotion of Integrated Resorts.”
The company website
PwC Consulting LLC PwCコンサルティング合同会社
“PwC Consulting LLC is a consulting firm and a Japanese member firm of the PwC global network, one of the four largest consulting firms in the world.
Combining its core competency as a strategy consulting firm sustained by a 170-year history, and its core competencies in DX, M&A, routine operations, reorganizations, and other business reforms as a comprehensive consulting firm, the company supports the sustainable growth of its clients and helps them establish trust.
In the field of IR, PwC Consulting LLC intend to provide support to the national government, local governments, and private-sector businesses. “
The company website

Finance 銀行・証券・保険・ノンバンク

ORIX Corporation オリックス株式会社
“ORIX Corporation traces its roots back to 1964 and the establishment of its predecessor, Orient Leasing Co., Ltd. The company started out as a leasing business before expanding into neighboring fields, and has now grown into a multifaceted financial service business that operates in numerous industries, including investment and lending, insurance, banking, asset management, real estate, environment and energy, and asset and finance for automobiles, ships, and aircraft.
The company name “ORIX” is a portmanteau of “ORIginal”—signifying its originality and creativity—and “X”—which means “infinite” and symbolizes flexibility and diversity.
With a 40% shareholding, ORIX is one of two lead investors in Osaka IR Co., Ltd., alongside MGM Resorts International. In addition to its financial power, ORIX possesses the expertise to lead development of the IR, as evidenced by its record of success in urban development in the Kansai region, and its position as a major shareholder in Kansai Airports, which operates three airports in the Kansai region.”
The company website
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. 株式会社三菱UFJフィナンシャル・グループ
“One of Japan’s three largest banks, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. was formed in October 2005 following the merger of Mitsubishi Tokyo Financial Group and UFJ Holdings.
Among its members, the Group boasts leading companies in the main financial sectors, including commercial banks, trust banks, securities companies, card companies, consumer finance companies, and asset management companies.
In the field of IR, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group carries out research and investigations into marketability. MUFG Bank intends to provide financing for Osaka IR Co., Ltd.”
The company website
Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. 株式会社みずほフィナンシャルグループ
One of the three major megabank groups in Japan. The group has Mizuho Bank, Mizuho Trust & Banking, and Mizuho Securities as the core. The origins are Daiichi Kangyo Bank, Fuji Bank, and Industrial Bank of Japan, representing FUYO Business group. Regarding integrated resorts (IR) in Japan, it was reported by various media that it led an IR project in Yokohama City, untill the city7 dropped IR policy in August in 2021. Given its rivals, Sumitomo Mitsui FG and Mitsubishi UFJ FG, have been serving as the lead arrangers for Osaka IR project, the group should look for other IR opportunities to support.
The company website
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. 株式会社三井住友フィナンシャルグループ
“Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. is one of the three largest banks in Japan. It is a comprehensive financial group that offers a broad array of banking, leasing, investment securities, credit card, consumer finance, and other financial services.
The former Sumitomo Bank was based in Osaka and, as such, the Osaka-Kansai region is one of the home markets of the Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group.
In anticipation of the Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai and the Osaka IR, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation—which is the core business of the Group—has been increasing its support for businesses in the Kansai region. In 2019, it established an Osaka-Kansai Project Team, which evolved in 2021 into the Kansai Growth Strategy Office. Sumitomo Mitsui Banking intends to provide financing for the Osaka IR. “
The company website
Resona Holdings, Inc. 株式会社りそなホールディングス
“Resona Holdings, Inc. is one of Japan’s largest banks, and seeks to become the “Retail No.1” financial services group in the country.
The Group’s core company, Resona Bank, traces its roots back to the founding of The Osaka Nomura Bank, Ltd. in 1918; the name “Resona” comes from the Latin word “resona,” meaning “to resonate” or “to resound.”
In anticipation of the 2025 Expo Osaka Kansai and the Osaka IR, in 2019 Resona Bank established a new Group-wide Regional Business Creation Project . The Project team comprises 50 employees across 16 departments within the Group, and aims to support client companies through the provision of business matching services. In 2021, the Project was reorganized as the Kansai Strategy Office . “
The company website

Real Estate Development 都市開発

“Established in 1955, DAIWA HOUSE INDUSTRY CO., LTD. took as its founding philosophy “the industrialization of construction.” It is known for developing products regarded as the roots of prefabricated housing.
In addition to its core business of detached housing, the company operates in wide-ranging business sectors including rental housing, condominiums, commercial facilities, business facilities—including logistics facilities, and medical and care facilities, and energy and the environment.
With regard to Yumeshima, President Keiichi Yoshii demonstrated his interest in the mixed development of the station area: “Hosting the Expo and building an IR will lead to the area’s redevelopment. We would very much like to contribute to this project. Our competencies extend far beyond housing and include commercial facilities and hotels, as well as logistics centers.”
DAIWA HOUSE INDUSTRY intends to invest in Osaka IR Co., Ltd.”
The company website
“Established in March 1978, FUJITA CORPORATION CO., LTD. is headquartered in Tomakomai City, Hokkaido, and is listed on the Standard Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
As a franchisee, the company operates Mister Donuts, Mos Burger, and Gyukaku stores; it also operates several tens of its own brand “Katsuten” stores in the Hokkaido and Tohoku regions.
President Hiroaki Fujita is chair of the public-private Tomakomai IR Promotion Council (August 2016).”
The company website
Heiwa Corporation 株式会社平和
“Established in 1949, Heiwa Corporation is a veteran of the amusement machine industry. Through the development, manufacture, and sales of pachinko and pachislot machines, the company contributes to the development of Japan’s amusement industry. In 2011, it expanded into the golf business.
Going forward, Heiwa aims to become a general leisure company whose operations are focused on its amusement machine and golf businesses.
In December 2017, Heiwa proposed an IR based around Sapporo Kitahiroshima Golf Club (approx. 280ha), which is owned by its subsidiary PGM Holdings, to the Mayor of Kitahiroshima, and pledged to invest up to 200 billion yen in any such IR. “
The company website
MA PLATFORM, Inc. 株式会社MAプラットフォーム
“MA Platform, Inc. (MAP) is a private investment company founded in June 2011 with the personal capital of Akira Mori, chairman of the MORI TRUST Group, as a way to seize business opportunities with more flexibility and agility. With a capital and capital reserve of 16 billion yen, the platform actively invests in and develops resorts.
In October 2019, MAP announced the Tomakomai Resort project, which entails purchasing approx. 1,000 ha of forest in Hokkaido’s northern Tomakomai region, and transforming 40 ha of this forest into a luxury wellness resort.
MAP will invest a total of 250 billion yen in the development of the resort across four installments. The resort is situated next to the area Tomakomai City hopes to establish an IR.
According to Akira Mori: “We can expect our resort and any potential integrated resort to generate synergies.”
The company website
“Headquartered in the Marunouchi area of Tokyo, MITSUBISHI ESTATE CO., LTD. is a leading Japanese real estate developer.
Its business is wide-ranging, encompassing: the development, leasing, and management of office buildings, commercial facilities, hotels, and logistics facilities in Marunouchi and other areas; the development and sale of land for housing; the design, supervision, and brokerage of real estate; and overseas businesses.”
The company website
Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd. 三井不動産株式会社
“Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd. is one of Japan’s two largest real estate developers, alongside MITSUBISHI ESTATE. It operates in diverse fields, including rental, residential sales, and hotels.
In the field of IR, the company has participated in discussions for projects in Tokyo Odaiba.”
The company website
Mori Building Co., Ltd. 森ビル株式会社
“Mori Building Co., Ltd. is a major real estate developer whose history dates back to 1955, when Taikichiro Mori established Mori Fudosan.
The company’s leading multi-purpose development brand, “Hills,” includes two developments in Tokyo’s Minato City: ARK Hills, which celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2016, was Japan’s first large-scale private redevelopment project, comprising office and residential functions, with a host of other facilities including a hotel and a concert hall; Azabudai Hills is scheduled to open in autumn 2023.
President Shingo Tsuji commented: “Japan’s foundations will crumble unless Tokyo prevails in the global competition between major cities. We are researching IRs, in the belief they are essential for Japan—and if an IR is to be established in Tokyo, Odaiba is the ideal location.”
The company website
Nomura Real Estate Development Co., Ltd. 野村不動産株式会社
“Nomura Real Estate Development Co., Ltd. was established in 1957 to own and manage the new office buildings of Nomura Securities. Starting with the development of the Kajiwarayama residential area in Kamakura, Kanagawa, it subsequently launched a real estate development business and has since grown into one of Japan’s leading developers.
In addition to Japan’s three main metropolitan areas of Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya, the company participates in numerous redevelopment projects in regional urban centers.
Nomura Real Estate Development is also actively expanding its business overseas, particularly in the Southeast Asian region.”
The company website
Sekisui House, Ltd. 積水ハウス株式会社
“Based in Osaka, Sekisui House, Ltd. was established in 1960 from the housing division of Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd. and has since become one of Japan’s leading house makers.
The company and its subsidiaries work closely together in the field of housing and environmental improvement to ensure an affluent society for future generations; having started out in detached housing, it now operates in wide-ranging sectors including rental housing, housing development, remodeling, and overseas projects.
The company’s three greatest strengths are its technical capabilities, its construction capabilities, and its solid customer base, derived from the largest number of dwellings built in the world.”
The company website
Sumitomo Realty & Development Co., Ltd. 住友不動産株式会社
“Sumitomo Realty & Development Co., Ltd. is one of Japan’s leading general real estate companies, and develops office buildings and condominiums primarily in Tokyo. The company regards housing remodeling as one of its competitive advantages.
Sumitomo Realty & Development has researched participating in the field of IR as a real estate developer.”
The company website
“Established in 1953, TOKYU LAND CORPORATION is a leading general real estate company. As a core company of the Tokyu Fudosan Holdings Group, it operates in numerous fields, including urban development, residential, infrastructure & industry, wellness, and overseas business.
Since 2000, TOKYU LAND has sought to realize an ideal portfolio, shifting its primary profit sources away from residential sales to rental offices and commercial facilities. In recent years, it has focused on redevelopment in Shibuya, Tokyo, where it is headquartered.
The company has announced its desire to expand its business to include the operation of airports and sports stadiums, as well as enter the field of IR. “
The company website

Design and Construction 設計・建設

Azusa Sekkei Co., Ltd. 株式会社 梓設計
The company is a top-class design company in Japan and is independent (not part of a major corporate group). In 1945, the predecessor was established. Since the 1960s, it has been involved in the design of most of Japan’s major airport facilities. Since the 1980s, it has worked on many large event facilities such as large stadiums and arenas. Recently, it expanded the businss fields to urban development, regional economies, and community revitalization, leveraging studiams and arenas as the core. It has had strong interest in the design business in the integrated resort (IR) field. Actually, it had exhibited at the Kansai and Yokohama IR Exhibition events.
The company website
Fujita Corporation 株式会社フジタ
Based in Tokyo, Fujita Corporation is a major Japanese general contractor. It was established in 1910 by the Fujita brothers in Hiroshima City. In 2013, the company became a member of the Daiwa House Group, and it merged with Daiwa Odakyu Construction, another member of the Daiwa House Group, in 2015.
The company website
“Established in 1840 and headquartered in Tokyo, KAJIMA CORPORATION is one of Japan’s five largest general contractors. The company operates in the fields of construction, civil engineering, and development, and has worked on various large-scale mixed-use development projects, resort projects, and urban development projects both in Japan and overseas. It has a history of association with “Western-style buildings,” “railroads,” “nuclear power,” and “high-rise buildings.”
In the field of IR, KAJIMA was commissioned to construct part of the Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore. In Japan, the company has engaged in activities aimed at participating in IR projects in Tokyo, Yokohama, and Osaka. “
The company website
Kanamoto Co., Ltd. 株式会社カナモト
“Headquartered in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Kanamoto Co., Ltd. is one of the largest construction equipment rental businesses in Japan. It provides equipment essential for building, civil engineering, and architecture at various manufacturing sites.
First founded in Muroran, Hokkaido, in 1935 as a private concern, Kanamoto Shoten Co., Ltd. was incorporated in 1964. It has since developed into one of the leaders of the Japanese construction equipment rental industry, with bases overseas, and is listed on the Prime Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. “
The company website
“Founded in Fukui in 1919, today Maeda Corporation is a major general contractor headquartered in Tokyo. In October 2021, Maeda Corporation, Maeda Road Construction Co., Ltd., and Maeda Seisakusho Co., Ltd. transferred to a joint holding company system with the establishment of INFRONEER Holdings Inc.
The name “INFRONEER” is a portmanteau of “Innovative,” “Pioneer,” “Engineer,” and “Frontier.”
INFRONEER aims to become a “comprehensive infrastructure services company” that combines the engineering capabilities and regional networks of its Group companies.”
The company website
“Headquartered in Osaka, MARUICHI STEEL TUBE LTD. manufactures and sells steel tubes. Founded in 1913 as a small bicycle parts manufacturer, the company has since grown into the No.1 company in the Japanese welded steel tube industry.
MARUICHI STEEL TUBE owns numerous production and sales bases in Japan and overseas; through the pursuit of both quality and fast delivery times, it has established a manufacture and sales system becoming of a leading tube company.
The company believes that the Expo, MICE, and IR will spur the vitalization of the Osaka Bay area, and intends to invest in Osaka IR Co., Ltd.”
The company website
“Founded in Osaka, OBAYASHI CORPORATION is one of Japan’s Big Five general contractors, each of which boast annual sales in excess of one trillion yen.
The company traces its roots back to 1892, when Yoshigoro Obayashi founded Obayashi Corporation as a civil engineering and building construction contractor. Since then, it has provided high-quality construction services centered on its technological prowess rooted in history and tradition, and honest hard work.
In recent years, OBAYASHI was tasked with reconstructing the main tower of Kumamoto Castle, which was damaged during the 2016 Kumamoto earthquakes.
The company plans to invest in Osaka IR Co., Ltd.”
The company website
“TAISEI CORPORATION traces its roots back to 1873, when Kihachiro Okura established Okura Gumi Shokai. In 2023, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary.
TAISEI adopted its current Japanese company name of “TAISEI KENSETSU” in 1946, becoming the first company in Japan to use the word “kensetsu” as part of its company name. “Kensetsu” is the Japanese translation of the English word “construction,” and signifies the two fields of civil engineering and architecture.
TAISEI is a pioneer of the construction industry, and ranks among the Big Five general constructors which each boast annual sales in excess of one trillion yen.
The company intends to invest in Osaka IR Co., Ltd.”
The company website
“Headquartered in Osaka, TAKENAKA CORPORATION is one of Japan’s five biggest general contractors and boasts a history dating back more than 400 years. The company refrains from listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange as it wishes to take a long-term approach to realizing what is optimal for the whole of society.
In March 2019, TAKENAKA established its Yumeshima Development Department both to create a central point of contact for third parties with regard to the integrated Osaka and Yumeshima large-scale development project, and to comprehensively promote the development of Yumeshima as a whole.
The department is also tasked with overseeing the company’s 2025 Japan World Expo Promotion Yumeshima Development Department, which was established in October 2017, and its MICE/IR Promotion Yumeshima Development Department, which was established October 2018.
TAKENAKA intends to invest in Osaka IR Co., Ltd.”
The company website
“SHIMIZU CORPORATION is one of Japan’s Big Five general contractors, each of which boasts annual sales in excess of one trillion yen.
The company was founded in 1804 when Kisuke Shimizu I, a carpenter in the Etchu region of what is now Toyama Prefecture opened a business in Edo, present-day Tokyo.
Construction—architecture, civil engineering, and overseas construction—is at the heart of SHIMIZU’s operations; the company also engages in four non-construction businesses: real estate development, engineering, life cycle valuation, and frontier business.”
The company website
“Headquartered in Chiba, SHINNIHON CORPORATION is listed on the Prime Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The company traces its origins back 100 years to a shrine and temple carpenter, and is distinctive for its twin construction and development businesses. Its strengths lie in its one-stop in-house production and sales system, which covers sales, design, construction work, condominium sales, and aftersales management.
In addition to its own “Excellent City” brand of condominiums, SHINNIHON also works on large numbers of condominiums developed by other Japanese property developers; it is the second-largest condominium construction company in the Tokyo metropolitan region.
SHINNIHON has a history of promoting IR projects in Chiba. “
The company website

Building Equipment 建築設備

Daikin Industries, Ltd. ダイキン工業株式会社
“Daikin Industries, Ltd. was established in 1924 as Osaka Kinzoku Kogyosho Limited. Since it was affectionately known as “Daikin,” a name formed by joining the first kanji character of “Osaka” and the first kanji character of “Kinzoku,” the company formally changed its corporate name to “Daikin Industries.”
Daikin Industries is the only company in the world that produces both air conditioning equipment and refrigerants. It has grown into a global corporation that creates new value in air conditioning and the environment, and sells products and services that incorporate its environmental technologies in more than 170 countries around the world.
Daikin Industries intends to invest in Osaka IR Co., Ltd.”
The company website
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation 三菱電機株式会社
“Mitsubishi Electric Corporation is a leading Japanese electronics manufacturer. It was established in 1921, when Mitsubishi Shipbuilding (now Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.) was divested its electrical machinery factory in Kobe City.
The company operates businesses that support society on a global scale in extremely wide-ranging fields, including factory automation devices, artificial satellites, electrical components for trains and automobiles, large-scale image systems, refrigerators, and air conditioners.
In the field of IR, Mitsubishi Electric intends to contribute to the creation of a world-class, smart IR through the provision of diverse solutions. “
The company website
Toshiba Carrier Corporation 東芝キヤリア株式会社
“Toshiba Carrier Corporation was established in 1999 as a joint venture between the air conditioning equipment division of Toshiba Corporation and the U.S. company Carrier, Inc.
Leveraging its heat pump technologies, the company develops, designs, and produces air conditioners for both commercial and home use, as well as ventilation fans, freezer units, and hot water supply systems.
Toshiba Carrier joined the Carrier Group in September 2022, following the sale of shares by its former parent, Toshiba. Carrier is a leading global manufacturer of air conditioning facilities and equipment. “
The company website
Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems Corporation 東芝エレベータ株式会社
“Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems Corporation is the elevator and escalator production subsidiary of the Toshiba Group, and entered the market in 1966.
The company has installed elevators incorporating world-leading technologies in numerous buildings around the world: this includes an ultra-high-speed elevator in Sunshine 60, the first ultra-high-rise building in Japan which was completed in 1978, as well as elevators in Tokyo Skytree, and TAIPEI101 in Taiwan.
In the field of IR, Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems has installed its products at the Galaxy Macau integrated resort. “
The company website
Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation 東芝インフラシステムズ株式会社
“Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation was established in July 2017 as a spin-off of Toshiba Corporation’s social infrastructure business, which is one of the focus areas of the Toshiba Group.
The company develops, produces, sells, and provides services for products and systems related to social infrastructure. “
The company website

Interior Display, FFE(Furniture, Fixture and Equipment)内装インテリア・FFE

NOMURA Co., Ltd. 株式会社乃村工藝社
“Founded in 1892, NOMURA Co., Ltd. is the leader of the Japanese display industry. Its business centers on the integrated creation of spaces where people gather, such as commercial facilities, hotels, corporate PR facilities, workplaces, expos and museums.
The company specializes in a wide range of fi­elds, from research, planning and consulting, to design, layout, manufacturing and construction, as well as operation and management of facilities and events.
By leveraging its areas of specialization and the combined capabilities of the NOMURA Group, NOMURA delivers a one-stop service that covers everything such spaces require.”
The company website
Rengo Co., Ltd. レンゴー株式会社
“Rengo Co., Ltd. is a paper products manufacturer based in Osaka.
In 1909, founder Teijiro Inoue succeeded in producing corrugated board by sticking sheets of thick paper together; he called the product “danboru,” since it consisted of corrugated (“dan” in Japanese) board (“boru-gami”), and he thought the name was easy to remember.
Today, Rengo has grown into a “General Packaging Industry” with operations that stretch across diverse fields: an integrated production system for everything from paperboard to corrugated board; consumer packaging such as printed packaging and flexible packaging; heavy duty packaging used in wide-ranging industries; and an overseas business, that expands its operations in different countries.
Rengo intends to invest in Osaka IR Co., Ltd.”
The company website
“SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED was established in 1913 with the goal of using the waste gases generated during the smelting of copper at Besshi Copper Mine, Ehime Prefecture, to produce fertilizer; in so doing, it sought both to resolve an environmental problem and to increase yields of agricultural products.
Since then, the company has expanded its sphere of operations and grown into a major comprehensive chemical manufacturer in the Sumitomo Group.
At present, SUMITOMO CHEMICAL operates businesses in five sectors—Essential Chemicals & Plastics, Energy & Functional Materials, IT-related Chemicals, Health & Crop Sciences, and Pharmaceuticals—and provides products worldwide that support a wide variety of industries and help people in their everyday lives.
At the Japan IR Expo in Osaka, the company exhibited flexible organic EL lighting, which were developed for use as lighting materials inside IR facilities. “
The company website
TANSEISHA Co., Ltd. 株式会社丹青社
“TANSEISHA Co., Ltd. is one of Japan’s two biggest companies in the comprehensive display industry, and carries out the research, planning, design, layout, production, construction and operation of commercial, hospitality, public, event, business and cultural spaces. The company’s Vision is “To create space for imaginations to grow.”
TANSEISHA believes that IRs have the scale and quality to rank among the leading tourist facilities in Japan, and that the company itself has the ability to create all the component parts of IRs as well as the spaces that integrate these component parts to an extremely high level.”
The company website
“TOSHIBA LIGHTING & TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION was established in 1989 as a spin-off of Toshiba Corporation’s lighting business. It manufactures lighting equipment and bulbs, as well as materials for electronic equipment.
It was one of the founders of Toshiba, Ichisuke Fujioka, who succeeded in producing the first lightbulb in Japan. “
The company website

Gaming – Operational Service ゲーミング – 運営サービス

“KONAMI GROUP CORPORATION is a major player in the gaming industry. In addition to the manufacture and sales of video games and amusement machines, the Group also operates a chain of fitness clubs.
In 1996, KONAMI GROUP began the manufacture and sales of slot machines and management systems for use in casinos. It has a global presence, and has acquired gaming licenses in leading markets around the world, including North America and Australia.
Seeking to encourage the further growth of the gaming industry, the Group carries out industry-academia collaborations with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. It is also a leader of the e-sports industry, a form of competition using video games.”
The company website
SEGA SAMMY HOLDINGS INC. セガサミーホールディングス株式会社
“SEGA SAMMY HOLDINGS INC. came into existence in 2004 through the management integration of the video game manufacturer SEGA CORPORATION and the amusement machine manufacturer Sammy CORPORATION.
The company comprises three core businesses: its Entertainment Contents Business covers animation production, toys, and SEGA’s digital games such as amusement machines; its Pachislot and Pachinko Machines Business is centered around SAMMY; and its Resort Business entails the development and operation of hotels and other resort facilities.
As part of its Resort Business, in 2012 it established PARADISE SEGA SAMMY as a joint venture with the South Korean PARADISE Group; in 2017, this joint venture opened South Korea’s first-ever integrated resort, PARADISE CITY, next to Incheon International Airport.
SEGA SAMMY HOLDINGS has previously pushed to establish an IR in Yokohama. In the medium term, it plans to invest approximately 100 billion yen in the gaming and gambling sector.”
The company website
Universal Entertainment Corporation 株式会社ユニバーサルエンターテインメント
“Established in 1969, Universal Entertainment Corporation manufactures and sells pachislot and pachinko machines, and peripheral equipment. The company was a major shareholder of Wynn Resorts, the major North American IR company, after its foundation, before selling its stake in 2018.
Since 2016, the Universal Entertainment subsidiary TIGER RESORT, LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT, INC. has operated OKADA MANILA, an IR in Entertainment City Manila in the Philippines.”
The company website

Gaming – Device ゲーミング – デバイス

Angel Group Co., Ltd. エンゼルグループ株式会社
“Headquartered in Kyoto, Angel Group Co., Ltd. is a global manufacturer of playing cards for use in casinos and elsewhere, and boasts a major share of the market.
In recent years, the Group has been researching artificial intelligence (AI), and has succeeded in developing—and has commenced sales of—automated recognition systems that incorporate deep learning technologies.
In 2019, Angel Group acquired Gaming Partners International, the largest casino chip, dice, and gaming currency maker in North America. “
The company website
Aruze Gaming Technologies Co., Ltd. 株式会社アルゼゲーミングテクノロジーズ
“A pioneer of Japan’s gaming industry, Aruze Gaming Technologies Co., Ltd. is engaged in the planning, development, and productization of casino machines for overseas markets.
The company is focused on various aspects of the entertainment business; from the idea of creating a casino dealer robot, it developed ARISA, an entertainment AI reception robot.
Aruze Gaming Technologies traces its roots back to the casino department of Universal Entertainment Corporation (formerly ARUZE CORP.), but the two companies now share no capital ties. “
The company website
Bandai Namco Holdings Inc. 株式会社バンダイナムコホールディングス
“Established in September 2005 following a management integration between BANDAI CO., LTD. and NAMCO Limited, Bandai Namco Holdings Inc. is a leading video games and toys business.
In 2016, the company announced plans to jointly develop amusement machines for the casino industry with Ainsworth Game Technology Limited, an Australian developer of gaming products, thereby declaring its intention to enter the gaming market.
Since then, Bandai Namco Holdings has expanded its gaming business, primarily in North America and Australia; it has also expanded its share of the Asian market through joint projects with LT Game Japan Inc. “
The company website
GLORY LTD. グローリー株式会社
“Established in 1918, GLORY LTD. developed Japan’s first coin counter for the Japan Mint in 1950, and subsequently entered the cash handling machine business. Today, GLORY has grown into a global corporation that sells its products in more than 100 countries around the world.
The company possesses creative technologies, including recognition and identification technologies capable of accurately distinguishing coins and notes, and mechatronics technologies capable of accurate and high-speed processing of individual coins and notes.
GLORY is listed on the Prime Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.”
The company website
Japan Cash Machine Co., Ltd. 日本金銭機械株式会社
“Listed on the Prime Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Japan Cash Machine Co., Ltd. develops, manufactures, and sells products based on its cash validation technologies.
Its technologies can be used with the currencies of more than 140 countries and regions around the world; they contribute significantly to the operation of casino halls, and account for a large share of the casino market.
For the casino industry, Japan Cash Machine’s key products are bill validators and Ticket In Ticket Out (TITO) systems used in slot and other machines.
Beyond the casino industry, the company supplies ATMs, ticket dispensers, adjustment machines, vending machines, and kiosk terminals to wide-ranging industries including finance, distribution, and transport. “
The company website
“KONAMI GROUP CORPORATION is a major player in the gaming industry. In addition to the manufacture and sales of video games and amusement machines, the Group also operates a chain of fitness clubs.
In 1996, KONAMI GROUP began the manufacture and sales of slot machines and management systems for use in casinos. It has a global presence, and has acquired gaming licenses in leading markets around the world, including North America and Australia.
Seeking to encourage the further growth of the gaming industry, the Group carries out industry-academia collaborations with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. It is also a leader of the e-sports industry, a form of competition using video games.”
The company website
Matsui Gaming Machine Co., LTD. 株式会社マツイ・ゲーミング・マシン
“Established in 1980, Matsui Gaming Machine Co., Ltd. is a major manufacturer of casino equipment, supplying its products to casinos in 130 countries around the world. It also acts as a distributor for the world’s leading casino equipment makers, including The United States Playing Card Company, the world’s No.1 manufacturer of playing cards.
Matsui Gaming Machine also operates in other fields such as casino event planning and the leasing of casino equipment, and deals in board games, magic equipment, playing cards, and other toys, too.”
The company website
“NIDEC INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION is an electronic equipment and system device manufacturer headquartered in Shimosuwa-machi, Nagano. In April 2023, the company changed its name from Nidec Sankyo Corporation to NIDEC INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION, following the decision of its parent company to change its name from Nihon Densan to Nidec on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. “Nidec” combines the “Ni” of “Nihon” with the “de” of “Densan.”
Based on the idea of Karakuri-tronics, which has spiraled up from servo-control technologies , NIDEC INSTRUMENTS offers a diverse line-up of products, from stepping motors and a variety of other motors, to card readers, industrial robots, plastic mold parts, and precision processed parts. “
The company website
NIPPON PRIMEX INC. 日本プリメックス株式会社   
“NIPPON PRIMEX INC. specializes in the development, manufacture, and sales of industrial mini printers, which are used in ticket machines, automatic payment machines, and POS systems.
Since its establishment in 1979, the company has specialized in industrial mini printers, and is well on its way to becoming the undisputed No.1 kiosk printer vendor in the world.
NIPPON PRIMEX is listed on the Standard Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. In the field of casinos, the company’s core competency is centered on the Ticket In Ticket Out (TITO) systems used in slot and other machines.”
The company website
Nissha Co., Ltd. NISSHA株式会社
“Founded in 1929, Nissha Co., Ltd. is a technology company based in Kyoto. Its predecessor Nissha Printing Co., Ltd. was incorporated in 1946.
In recent years, its core businesses have comprised: an industrial materials business, in which it uses proprietary technologies to provide added value to the surfaces of various materials; a devices business, which deals in precise and highly functional sensors; and a medical technologies business, via which it provides high-quality products with high added value for medical and related devices.
In the field of IR, Nissha plans to offer 1. ticket and card solutions; 2. art solutions that are located inside IR facilities, and that demonstrate Japan’s appeal; 3. products that imbue luxury spaces with color.
With regard to 1., Nissha boasts a large share in casino markets overseas, particularly in North America.”
The company website
PIXEL COMPANYZ INC. ピクセルカンパニーズ株式会社
“Headquartered in Tokyo, PIXEL COMPANYZ INC. is listed on the Standard Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. It operates three businesses: a systems innovation business, a development business, and an entertainment business.
In its entertainment business, it develops and sells casino gaming machines with Japanese content, and has also actively encouraged Japan to participate in IR.
PIXEL COMPANYZ has submitted proposals with a view to participating in the Nagasaki IR Scheme. “
The company website
SEGA SAMMY HOLDINGS INC. セガサミーホールディングス株式会社
“SEGA SAMMY HOLDINGS INC. came into existence in 2004 through the management integration of the video game manufacturer SEGA CORPORATION and the amusement machine manufacturer Sammy CORPORATION.
The company comprises three core businesses: its Entertainment Contents Business covers animation production, toys, and SEGA’s digital games such as amusement machines; its Pachislot and Pachinko Machines Business is centered around SAMMY; and its Resort Business entails the development and operation of hotels and other resort facilities.
As part of its Resort Business, in 2012 it established PARADISE SEGA SAMMY as a joint venture with the South Korean PARADISE Group; in 2017, this joint venture opened South Korea’s first-ever integrated resort, PARADISE CITY, next to Incheon International Airport.
SEGA SAMMY HOLDINGS has previously pushed to establish an IR in Yokohama. In the medium term, it plans to invest approximately 100 billion yen in the gaming and gambling sector.”
The company website

Gaming – Compliance, Admission Control and counter-addiction コンプラ, 入場管理, 依存症対策

BroadBand Security, Inc. 株式会社ブロードバンドセキュリティ
“BroadBand Security, Inc. specializes in the provision of IT security services to corporate customers.
Its goal is to protect companies from data breach risks, by preventing information leaks, providing 24-hour-365-day remote monitoring of security devices, and by shutting down networks when unknown malware is detected.
In June 2019, BroadBand Security signed an exclusive licensing agreement for Japan for the use of Casino Management System, a proprietary IT management system developed by Table Trac, Inc.”
The company website
“Founded in 1940, FUJITSU FRONTECH LIMITED develops and manufactures electronic devices. Its products cover a wide range of fields, from finance and logistics to public and medical, and include ATMs fitted with palm vein authentication systems; banking terminals; used car auction systems; totalizator systems for public racing, including automatic vending and refunding; outpatient guidance systems; and doctor attendance recording systems.
For casino businesses, it provides support for the strict application and streamlining of customer entry restrictions, through alarms that activate when customers exceed entry restrictions, and the real-time detection of individual customers through facial image matching.”
The company website
NEC Corporation 日本電気株式会社
“Since its foundation in 1899, NEC Corporation has been a leader of the Japanese ICT industry. It operates in wide-ranging fields, from the depths of the ocean to the heights of outer space.
In the field of IR, NEC intends to provide customer management systems to manage customers entering and exiting casinos, including an identity verification system based on the “Individual Number Card” issued to all domestic residents.
NEC’s facial recognition solutions have garnered praise around the world, and its implementation in the field of IR is also highly anticipated.”
The company website
Security Protection Network Co.,Ltd. 株式会社エス・ピー・ネットワーク
“Security Protection Network Co., Ltd. is a specialist in corporate risk management. It provides comprehensive support for risk management both through consulting and through the implementation of practical measures.
Security Protection Network protects companies by fully leveraging its network of experts in various field, including legal affairs, labor, finance and accounting, advertising, and cyber countermeasures. It counts numerous listed companies and leading venture companies among its clientele.
In the field of IR, Security Protection Network intends to assist in the construction of systems aimed at eliminating antisocial forces. “
The company website
Techfirm Holdings Inc. テックファームホールディングス株式会社
The core operating company, Techfirm, is an ICT solution provider founded in 1998. Combining cutting-edge technologies such as mobiles, smart devices, AI, IoT, drones, and the metaverse area of 3D technology, it assembles them into integrated solutions. The group has Prism Solutions Inc. (Las Vegas, Nevada, USA), which develops solutions for US casino facilities and provides anti-money laundering consulting and solutions. At integrated resorts (IRs) in Japan, Techfirm and Prism Solutions have set up a task force team to provide solutions in mainly the compliance field.
The company website

Meeting, Incentive, Conference & Exhibition MICE(中核施設1号・2号)

Congrès Inc. 株式会社コングレ
“Congrès Inc. is a MICE business innovation company established in 1990. Drawing on the experience and hospitality it has cultivated through its management and planning of conventions—including international and academic conferences—it now operates a number of MICE facilities such as the Knowledge Capital Congrès Convention Center and Congrès Squares.
The company also manages and operates cultural and tourist facilities in approximately 90 locations across Japan, including art galleries, concert halls, theaters, science museums, aquariums, and observatories.
President Noriko Takeuchi is a member of the IR Promotion Committee, a panel of experts established by the government’s Headquarters for the Promotion of Integrated Resorts.”
The company website
Fujiya Co.,Ltd. 株式会社フジヤ 
“Headquartered in Kyoto, since its establishment in 1928 Fujiya Co., Ltd. has been synonymous with the Japanese display industry.
The company provides one-stop solutions that cover everything from planning, design, and layout to construction and follow-up services for diverse exhibition, event, commercial facility, public facility and other spaces in Japan and abroad.
Fujiya operates sales bases across Japan, and prides itself on being able to deliver comprehensive support not only in the country’s major cities but also in less urbanized areas.”
The company website
RX Japan Ltd. RX Japan株式会社
The former company name was Reed Exhibitions Japan. A group company of Relx PLC in the UK. Relex has four major business fields, one of which is the exhibition (RX Global). RX Global holds the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas, Macau and Singapore, a leading exhibition brand in the gaming and integrated resort (IR) sector. The company is Japan’s largest exhibition organizer, holding 120 exhibitions annually. It is expected to be a major user of MICE facilities in Japan’s integrated resorts (IRs).
The company website
SAKURA International Inc. サクラインターナショナル株式会社
“Established in 1980, SAKURA International Inc. is a “Global MICE Producer” that provides wide-ranging MICE services in Japan and overseas.
The company is able to offer turnkey solutions thanks to diverse services that include overall planning, graphic and space design, event planning/management, production management, event hall operation and management, security, and employee placement and dispatch services.”
The company website

Facility to enhance Japan Tourism Attractiveness 日本文化コンテンツ(中核施設3号)

Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. 大日本印刷株式会社
“Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. was formed in 1935 out of a merger between Shueisha, which was founded in 1876, and Nisshin Printing, which was founded in 1910, and is one of the world’s largest printing companies. Combining various printing and information technologies, it provides diverse products and services in wide-ranging fields.
In the field of IR, Dai Nippon Printing intends to contribute to the realization of IRs that possess Japan’s outstanding quality, by creating emotional experiences unique to Japan and supporting such experiences through the creation of safe and secure spaces.”
The company website
SHOCHIKU Co.,Ltd. 松竹株式会社
Since its foundation in 1895, yhe company has kept supporting traditional Japanese performing arts, especially Kabuki. From now on, it will show its willingness to disseminate Japanese traditional culture to the world. The company’s main businesses are audio and video business centered on movies, theater business centered on kabuki, and real estate business. Each business has a strong relationship with integrated resorts (IRs). It is expected to play an important role as a content provider to Japan IR, especially in disseminating the appeal of Japanese culture. It has already collaborated with MGM Resorts in the United States and has a track record of developing a Kabuki-based show in Las Vegas.
The company website
TOPPAN INC. 凸版印刷株式会社
One of the two major printing companies in Japan (Toppan Printing and Dai Nippon Printing) and one of the world’s largest general printing companies. The company has expanded the scope of business to digital image processing and electronic products that applied high-definition printing technology. Recently, it has combined VR and GPS to provide an experience-based VR sightseeing app “Street Museum App” for travelers to search sightseeing spots suited for them. It has strong interest in providing tourism-related services in intergrated resorts in Japan.
The company website

Facility to provide integrated tourism reservation services 観光送客・旅行・交通(中核施設4号)

Hankyu Hanshin Holdings, Inc. 阪急阪神ホールディングス株式会社
“Hankyu Hanshin Holdings, Inc. was established in following the management integration of Hankyu Holdings, which operates the Hankyu Railway, and Hanshin Electric Railway. Together with H2O RETAILING CORPORATION and Toho Co., LTD., Hankyu Hanshin Holdings forms the core of the Hankyu Hanshin Toho Group.
Hankyu Hanshin Holdings operates wide-ranging businesses, including urban transportation in the Kansai region, housing, commercial facilities, and other real estate development, as well as entertainment such as the Hanshin Tigers baseball team and the Takarazuka Revue.
In order to increase the value of the Osaka-Umeda area, its largest business base, the company formulated the Umeda Vision. Hankyu Hanshin Holdings believes it can improve the appeal of Umeda’s urban space by continually renovating the assets it owns in the area. “
The company website
H.I.S. Co.,Ltd. 株式会社エイチ・アイ・エス
“H.I.S. Co., Ltd. (HIS) is a major player in the Japanese travel industry. Hideo Sawada founded International Tours, the predecessor of HIS, in 1980.
HIS’ spirit of adventure, demonstrated by being one of the first companies in Japan to sell discounted airline tickets, has since been reflected in its launch of a hotel business, an airline business (no longer part of the HIS Group), and the reconstruction of the Huis Ten Bosch theme park.
Hideo Sawada believes Huis Ten Bosch to be an ideal IR candidate, and has frequently spoken to the media about his interest in IR operations, and about his ideas for developing casino facilities. “
The company website
JTB Corp. 株式会社JTB
“With a history stretching back more than 110 years to the foundation of Japan Tourist Bureau, JTB Corp. is now the market leader of the Japanese tourist industry. It is also frequently ranked one of the most desirable places to work by university graduates.
Building on its long-established tourism business, JTB has expanded its operations to include an area solutions business, a business solutions business, and a global business, which includes its Japan inbound business.
In February 2022, the company established a new IR & Expo Promotion Office within the Area Solution Business Division of its Tourism Business Headquarters, with bases in Tokyo and Osaka, under the leadership of an executive officer.
JTB intends to invest in Osaka IR Co., Ltd.”
The company website
Keihan Holdings Co.,Ltd. 京阪ホールディングス株式会社
“Keihan Holdings Co., Ltd. was established in 1906 as Keihan Electric Railway Co., Ltd. by an establishment committee chaired by Eichi Shibusawa, who is known today as “the father of Japanese capitalism.”
Operating in the transportation, real estate, logistics, and leisure and service sectors in Osaka, Kyoto, and Shiga, the company seeks to become a “lifestyle creation service business .” It is famed for operating Kyoto Tower and the Hirakata Park theme park.
Keihan Holdings sees the Osaka IR as a business opportunity, believing it will generate new demand for railroads, buses, and other forms of mobility. The company will make an investment decision in extending the Nakanoshima Line in 2025, linking it to the Osaka Metro Chuo Line at Kujo Station, and so improving access between Kyoto and Yumeshima. It also intends to invest in Osaka IR Co., Ltd.”
The company website
Keikyu Corporation 京浜急行電鉄株式会社
“Established in 1898 as Daishi Electric Railway K.K., Keikyu Corporation is a major private railroad company in Kanto, linking inner Tokyo to the south of the metropolitan region.
Its lines cover diverse areas, including business-focused areas such as Shinagawa, Yokohama, and Haneda Airport, as well as the expanses of nature in Miura Peninsula.
The company has previously researched IR projects in Yokohama.”
The company website
Kintetsu Group Holdings Co.,Ltd. 近鉄グループホールディングス株式会社
“Kintetsu Group Holdings Co., Ltd. owns Kintetsu Railway Co., Ltd., one of the five major railway operators in the Kansai region. Its key railways straddle six prefectures across the Kinki and Tokai regions, and it also operates buses, taxis, ferries, and ropeways.
The Group is involved in wide-ranging businesses that impact on society, including real estate, international logistics, Kintetsu Department Stores, hotels under the Miyako Hotels & Resorts brand, the Kaiyukan aquarium, and the Shima Spain Village theme park.
For the Osaka IR, Kintetsu Group Holdings aims to develop various types of mobility systems and commercial facilities, and to promote tourism from Yumeshima to neighboring prefectures; it also intends to invest in Osaka IR Co., Ltd.”
The company website
KNT-CT Holdings Co.,Ltd. KNT-CTホールディングス株式会社
“KNT-CT Holdings Co., Ltd. is a major tourist agency which counts Kinki Nippon Tourist Co., Ltd. and Club Tourism International Inc. among its Group companies, and is itself part of the Kintetsu Group Holdings Co., Ltd. Group.
In April 2017, it opened the Kansai MICE Branch to deal with all aspects of MICE. Anticipating greater demand in the Kansai region, the branch aims both to increase its brand recognition and to increase orders. “
The company website
Nankai Electric Railway Co.,Ltd. 南海鉄道株式会社
“Founded in 1885, Nankai Electric Railway Co., Ltd. is the oldest existing private railway company in Japan. Its field of operations is concentrated in the south Osaka and Wakayama regions, and its core competency is providing access to Kansai International Airport and Osaka City.
The Naniwasuji Line, which will run through Osaka City center from north to south, is scheduled to open 2031, and will connect and increase the convenience of both the Nankai Electric Railway and Japan Rail lines.
With regard to the Osaka IR, the company first intends to improve access—using land, sea, and air transportation—to both Kansai International Airport and Yumeshima; it also plans to strengthen its tourism business so that it can take advantage of IR’s customer referral abilities. Nankai Electric Railway intends to invest in Osaka IR Co., Ltd.”
The company website
“NIPPON EXPRESS HOLDINGS, INC. was established in January 2022 as the holding company of NIPPON EXPRESS and other members of the NX Group (formerly the NIPPON EXPRESS Group).
The NX Group is Japan’s largest integrated logistics business and operates in diverse fields linked to logistics, including: railroad, automotive, marine, airport, heavy equipment and construction, real estate, tourism, sales, and investigative research. Due to the breadth of services it offers, the Group is known as “the logistics department store.”
NIPPON EXPRESS HOLDINGS intends to invest in Osaka IR Co., Ltd.”
The company website
Osaka Metro Co., Ltd 大阪市高速電気軌道株式会社
“Osaka Metro Co., Ltd. was established in 2017 following the privatization of the Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau, and is commonly known as “Osaka Metro.”
The company operates subway lines around Osaka City, and the New Tram transportation system in the Osaka Nanko region. With a total of nine lines spanning a combined 137.8 kilometers, together they form the heart of Osaka’s transportation system.
In December 2018, Osaka Metro announced plans to extend the Osaka Metro Chuo Line with the addition of the provisionally named Yumeshima Station, and to construct a 55-story Yumeshima Station Tower Building.
Following the approval of the Osaka IR project, there has been renewed interest in Osaka Metro’s future initiatives.”
The company website
West Japan Railway Company 西日本旅客鉄道株式会社 
“West Japan Railway Company was founded in April 1987, when Japanese National Railways was divided and privatized; its sphere of operations covers 18 prefectures in the western half of Japan and the north of Kyushu.
The company’s primary businesses include a transport business, encompassing parts of the Sanyo and Hokuriku Shinkansen lines; a distribution business, which includes JR Kyoto Isetan; and a real estate business.
For the Osaka IR, West Japan Railway plans to extend its JR Sakurajima Line—which includes the closest station to Universal Studios Japan, Universal City Station—to Yumeshima.
The company intends to invest in Osaka IR Co., Ltd.”
The company website

Hotel and accommodation 宿泊(中核施設5号)

Hoshino Resorts Inc.  株式会社星野リゾート
“Hoshino Resorts Inc. was founded as a Japanese inn in Karuizawa, Nagano Prefecture; under the fourth-generation President Yoshiharu Hoshino, the company’s main business shifted from ownership to the operation of other resorts, under the policy of becoming “Masters of resort management.”
At present, the company’s operations center on five brands—HOSHINOYA, KAI, RISONARE, OMO, and BEB —and, by the end of 2023, it expects to have 67 resorts under its management in Japan and overseas.
In Osaka, where hotel development continues in anticipation of the upcoming Expo and IR, Hoshino Resorts helps attract inbound customers with its RISONARE Osaka and OMO Kansai Airport resorts.
President Yoshiharu Hoshino has stated that “Osaka City must create the best IR in Asia—it must not do things by halves.”
The company website
Hotel Okura Co., Ltd. 株式会社ホテルオークラ
The company operates The Okura Tokyo, its flag ship hotel, which is known as one of the three long-established hotels along with Imperial Hotel Tokyo and Hotel New Otani. Okura Hotels & Resorts, which is a hotel chain under the umbrella, has expanded widely in Japan and overseas. As for integrated resorts (IRs) overseas, in 2011, it opened Hotel Okura Macau in Galaxy Macau and in 2021 it opened Hotel Okura Manila in Newport World Resorts in Metro Manila in Philippines. There is also the possibility of developing hotels within integrated resorts (IRs) in Japan.
The company website

F&B, retail and Spa 料飲・リテイル・美容(集客施設6号)

Suntory Holdings Limited サントリーホールディングス株式会社
“Suntory Holdings Limited traces its origins back to 1899, when founder Shinjiro Torii established Torii Shoten to produce and sell wine.
Today, it has grown into the leader of the Japanese beverage industry, dealing in whisky, beer, wine, and other alcoholic drinks, foods, and restaurants, both in Japan and overseas.
Founder Torii’s spirit of embracing challenges that no one else dared to undertake—“Yatte Minahare”—is renowned as the driving force behind the company’s growth.
Suntory Holdings intends to invest in Osaka IR Co., Ltd.”
The company website

Entertainment and Leisure エンタテイメント・レジャー(集客施設6号)

Avex Inc. エイベックス株式会社
“Avex Inc. was established in 1988 as a wholesale distributor of imported records, and has since become a leader of the Japanese music industry. The company is in the process of expanding its business into various fields, including music labels, live events, animations, and videos.
In its current mid-term management plan, which is scheduled to run until FY2027, Avex is aiming to discover and nurture popular intellectual property—including music, artists, celebrities, animations and videos, games, and mascot characters—in various regions and in diverse fields.
Pointing to the example of Las Vegas, Representative Director and Chairman Masato Matsuura believes that “For Japan’s unique forms of live entertainment to develop, event locations and surrounding spaces are critical—and IRs are the only way this issue can be resolved.”
The company website
FUJI MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC. 株式会社フジ・メディア・ホールディングス
“Japan’s largest media conglomerate, FUJI MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC. is a certified broadcast holding company that oversees the FUJISANKEI COMMUNICATIONS GROUP. Its subsidiaries include Fuji Television, Nippon Broadcasting System, SANKEI SHIMBUN, and The Sankei Building.
FUJI MEDIA HOLDINGS operates in wide-ranging fields, including of media content production, urban development, and tourism.
The company is considering promoting IR in the Aomi district of Koto, Tokyo—also known as the Odaiba area—which is in the close vicinity of its office buildings.”
The company website
Huis Ten Bosch Co., Ltd. ハウステンボス株式会社
“Huis Ten Bosch Co., Ltd. is the operating company for Huis Ten Bosch, one of Japan’s leading theme parks, located in Sasebo City, Nagasaki Prefecture. Covering 152 hectares of land—roughly equivalent to 200 soccer fields —it is the largest theme park in Japan.
Established in 1992, Huis Ten Bosch traces its roots back to Nagasaki Holland Village, which opened in 1983. In 2003, the theme park petitioned to commence reorganization under the Corporate Reorganization Act, and in 2010 it came under the management of H.I.S.
In September 2022, Huis Ten Bosch became the fully owned subsidiary of the Hong Kong investment company PAG. Now a member of the PAG Group, Huis Ten Bosch is considering working together with Nagasaki Prefecture to promote the establishment of an IR within the grounds of the theme park.”
The company website
Sansei Technologies, Inc. 三精テクノロジーズ株式会社
“Sansei Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1951. It is headquartered in Osaka, and is listed on the Standard Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
The first company in Japan to manufacture and deliver a roller coaster, Sansei Technologies’ core business centers on amusement rides, stage equipment, and elevators. Its products can be found in various locations: its stage equipment provides support for performances at theaters and event halls; its roller coasters thrill customers in theme parks around the world; its elevators service public facilities; and it also builds fully customized, specifically designed equipment.
The company seeks to make proposals that will help ensure Osaka IR becomes a world-leading cutting-edge entertainment facility.”
The company website
“Founded in 1912, YOSHIMOTO KOGYO HOLDINGS CO., LTD. is a corporate Group that, in addition to its core business as a talent agency, carries out theater management, television and radio program production, and real estate. The company was the first talent agency in Japan to list on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, but delisted in 2009.
YOSHIMOTO KOGYO HOLDINGS manages and produces shows for approximately 6,000 comedians, athletes, actors and actresses, and musicians; it operates 13 theaters in seven prefectures, including Namba Grand Kagez in Osaka.
The company has been selected to exhibit a private pavilion at the Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai.”
The company website

Information Technology 情報テクノロジー

Canon Inc. キヤノン株式会社
“Using its proprietary optical technologies to diversify, Canon Inc. has become the global leader in office multifunction devices, interchangeable lens cameras, laser printers, and flat panel display lithography equipment. The company is now aiming to rapidly expand its new network cameras and medical systems businesses.
At the Global Gaming Expo 2017, an industry exhibition held in Las Vegas, Canon exhibited technologies capable of providing multifaceted support for IR security, entertainment, and marketing operations.
In July 2020, Canon announced it had signed a basic agreement to cooperate with Genting Singapore at its Resorts World Sentosa. To promote its activities related to IR, Canon has also established an IR/MICE Business Promotion Project Team.”
The company website
Canon Marketing Japan Inc. キヤノンマーケティングジャパン株式会社
“Canon Marketing Japan Inc. was established in 1968 following the spin-off of Canon’s domestic sales division, and changed its name from Canon Sales to Canon Marketing Japan in 2006.
It has since expanded its sales channels, and now deals in both Canon and non-Canon branded products. The company’s business centers on the creation of systems and networks, and its current goal is to become a corporate group capable of providing optimal IT solutions for various problems faced by its customers. In 2006, the company name was changed from Canon Sales Co., Inc. to Canon Marketing Japan Inc.
At the Yumeshima Future Society EXPO in 2019, the company exhibited a range of entertainment solutions including free viewpoint video generation systems and ultra-realistic video and sound systems, as well as image-based security solutions that utilize network cameras.”
The company website
“FUSI TSUSHINKI SEIZO K.K., the company that later became FUJITSU LIMITED, was established in 1935, when the communications division of Fuji Electric Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (now Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.) was spun off.
Since its earliest days, the company has used its technical capabilities to support communications networks and other social infrastructure; today, FUJITSU has grown into the leader of the Japanese IT services market, provides its services to 180 countries around the world, and has the 10th largest share of the global market.
In the field of IR, the company intends to provide a variety of services, including entry and exit management systems, biometric authentication-based security and payment services, and the use of IoT and AI to collect, analyze, and add value to big data in a cross-sectoral manner.”
The company website
Money Forward, Inc. 株式会社マネーフォワード
“Established in 2012, Money Forward, Inc. boasts one of Japan’s largest customer bases in Fintech and SaaS, providing its clients with money visualization services such as Money Forward ME and back-office SaaS such as Money Forward Cloud.
In 2017, Money Forward became the first Fintech and SaaS company in Japan to list on the Mothers Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange; it has since transferred to the Prime Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Going forward, the company will continue working to achieve its Mission of “Money Forward. Move your life forward.” and its Vision of “Becoming the financial platform for all.”
The company website
Nextware Ltd. ネクストウェア株式会社
“Nextware Ltd. is an IT consulting firm that uses facial recognition systems, disaster prevention systems, and automated computer operation tools to develop, install, operate, and provide training for new systems and software for the resolution of its customers’ problems.
Established in Osaka in 1990, in December 2000 the company was listed on the NASDAQ Japan Market of the Osaka Securities Exchange (now the Standard Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange).
In 2018, Nextware turned OSK Nippon Revue Company—which ranks alongside the Takarazuka Revue and the Shochiku Kageki Dan  as one of Japan’s three premier girls’ revues—into a wholly owned subsidiary.”
The company website
“NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE WEST CORPORATION is a fully owned subsidiary of NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION. Headquartered in Osaka, it operates telecommunications services in West Japan; through the use of ICT, it also seeks to contribute to the resolution of regional problems, and to regional vitalization.
At the Expo 2025 Osaka Kansai, the NTT Group is scheduled to operate its own private pavilion. With regard to the Osaka IR, which will be promoted at the Expo, NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE WEST President Masaaki Moribayashi said: “We will concentrate our technological capabilities at the Expo, and make proposals to reform society and lifestyles. As a legacy, the communications infrastructure established for the Expo should also be utilized for the Osaka IR.”
The company intends to invest in Osaka IR Co., Ltd.”
The company website
Panasonic Holdings Corporation パナソニック ホールディングス株式会社
“Panasonic Holdings Corporation was established in 1918. Over the course of his lifetime, founder Konosuke Matsushita grew the company into a global integrated electronics manufacturer; Matsushita is also famous for establishing the Matsushita Institute of Government and Management.
After changing its company name from Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. to Panasonic Corporation, in April 2022 it transitioned to its present holding company system.
In 2019, the company strengthened its IR business by renaming its relevant department the “Integrated Resort Business Promotion Division.”
In July 2022, Panasonic Holdings launched a Group-wide “Kansai 25/30 Project,” focused on the large-scale urban development of the Kansai region. The company intends to contribute significantly to the development of Yumeshima, and also intends to invest in Osaka IR Co., Ltd.”
The company website
“Ricoh Company, Ltd. is a leading Japanese office automation (OA) equipment manufacturer. The company traces its roots back to 1936, when the sensitized paper division of Rikagaku Kogyo was split off and incorporated as Riken Kankoshi Co., Ltd., the precursor of Ricoh. Founder Kiyoshi Ichimura is also famous for being the founder of the Ricoh San-Ai Group.
As an OA equipment manufacturer, Ricoh Company contributes to the resolution of office problems; going forward, however, the company intends to redouble its focus on the provision of digital services, such as going paperless and catering to workplace changes.
In the field of IR, Ricoh Company intends to provide solutions that fuse its expertise in services and solutions related to documents with cutting-edge digital technologies. “
The company website
Shinko Shoji Co.,Ltd. 新光商事株式会社
“Established in 1953, Shinko Shoji Co., Ltd. is a trading company that specializes in electronic products, including a wide range of semiconductors, electronic parts, and display devices. It is listed on the Prime Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. 
The company meets the needs of its customers through the provision of optimal products, ranging from industrial devices, automotive devices, communications devices, office automation devices, consumer devices, and entertainment devices.
In the amusement industry, which includes casinos, Shinko Shoji uses its many years of experience to make development proposals for and sell systems. “
The company website
“TOSHIBA DIGITAL SOLUTIONS CORPORATION is a digital solutions provider. It fuses the wide-ranging experience accumulated by the Toshiba Group in diverse fields—including energy, public infrastructure, railroad and industrial systems, buildings and facilities, and logistics—with expertise in the remote monitoring and maintenance of industrial facilities, and with expertise in IoT, AI, quantum, and other digital technologies.
The company provides digital solutions to companies in various industries, as well as to public agencies and local governments. “
The company website

Energy and Enviuronment Technology エネルギー・環境テクノロジー

Iwatani Corporation 岩谷産業株式会社
“Iwatani Corporation is a leading Japanese liquid petroleum gas (LPG) company. In 1953, it became the first company in Japan to supply LPG for household use, and is now the market leader.
Iwatani supplies LPG and liquid natural gas (LNG) for industrial use across Japan, and has begun building a supply chain for the use of hydrogen as energy; it is planning to expand its operations into wide-ranging fields including derivative machinery, materials, and primary industries.
As far as the Osaka IR is concerned, Iwatani is planning to participate in the hydrogen fuel cell ship project in the Yumeshima region. It also intends to invest in Osaka IR Co. Ltd.”
The company website
 OSAKA GAS CO.,LTD 大阪ガス株式会社
“OSAKA GAS CO., LTD. is the second largest gas company in Japan. Founded in 1897 as a gaslight company, in 1972 it became one of the first companies in the Kinki region to use liquid natural gas; it continues to undertake large numbers of new challenges today.
Using the technologies and expertise it has developed through its investment in overseas companies, through sales of energy in metropolitan regions, and through its city gas business, OSAKA GAS is aiming to expand its operations beyond the energy sector under the slogan: “Beyond Osaka, and beyond gas .”
The company is planning to invest in Osaka IR Co., Ltd. “
The company website
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. 住友電気工業株式会社
“Founded in Osaka in 1897, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. is widely known simply as “Sumitomo Electric.” Building on its wiring and cable production technologies, the company has expanded its business and now operates in the five segments of Automotive, Infocommunications, Electronics, Environment and Energy, and Industrial Materials in 40 countries around the world.
In the field of IR, Sumitomo Electric intends to fuse the three business sectors of mobility, energy, and communications to propose smart solutions for environmental and urban infrastructure. “
The company website
The Kansai Electric Power CO., Inc. 関西電力株式会社
“Established in 1951 and headquartered in Osaka, The Kansai Electric Power Company, Incorporated is commonly known as “Kanden” or “KEPCO.”
KEPCO is both a leader in the field of energy and an active player in urban development in the Kansai region. The company intends to invest in Osaka IR Co., Ltd.”
The company website

Security and Facility Management 警備・施設管理

AEON DELIGHT CO., LTD. イオンディライト株式会社
“AEON DELIGHT is Japan’s No.1 facility management company, and is a member of the major logistics provider the AEON Group.
The company provides wide-ranging services for facilities, from management and operation, cleaning, security, and energy management to various types of construction work; it also supplies indirect materials, and operates and manages vending machines.”
The company website
“Established in 1966, CENTRAL SECURITY PATROLS CO., LTD. boasts the third-largest share of the Japanese security services market. It is shifting from manned, static guard services to unmanned machine-based security that utilizes images and IT. The company’s core strength lies in its security services for railroads.
At the Japan IR Expo in Osaka, the CENTRAL SECURITY PATROLS exhibited security robots, image center services—which used wearable cameras to coordinate with employees working both on and off company premises, and the Centrics entry and exit systems for use with ICOCA and other IC cards.”
The company website
SECOM CO., LTD. セコム株式会社
“Founded in 1962 as the first security company in Japan to offer both security patrol and static guard services, SECOM CO., LTD. is the leader of the Japanese security market.
The company rapidly expanded after providing security for the Athletes’ Village and sports facilities at the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games. In 1966, it became the first company in Japan to offer online corporate security systems, and the first to offer home security systems in 1981—indeed, “SECOM” has now become a byword for home security in Japan.
The company entered the Taiwanese market in 1978, and today operates in 17 countries and regions around the world.”
The company website
“Established in 1965, SOHGO SECURITY SERVICES CO., LTD. is a leading player in the Japanese security sector. It operates security services, general property management and fire protection services, and long-term care services.
Its brand name “ALSOK” is a contraction of the phrase “ALWAYS SECURITY OK.”
At the Japan World Exposition 1970 held in Osaka, the company provided 80% of the 1,400 security personnel. It actively introduces new security technologies.
In the field of IR, SOHGO SECURITY SERVICES intends to provide all manner of security services, including the transportation of cash. The company has launched an IR Business Promotion Project, comprising 40 employees across Japan, to support local governments and IR businesses.
At the Japan IR Expo in Osaka, it promoted security robots, AI surveillance cameras, and system and facility security services linked to ALSOK staff. “
The company website
TOYO TEC CO., Ltd 東洋テック株式会社
Headquartered in Osaka, TOYO TEC CO., Ltd.  is the only listed security company based in the Kansai region. Founded in 1966 by a bank, TOYO TEC was established with the primary goal of providing machine security for financial institutions. The company subsequently expanded its business to encompass transportation security, stationed security, and home security; in recent years, it has also actively engaged in building maintenance and real estate operations. Believing the Osaka IR will lead to extremely high demand for security services, TOYO TEC has already entered discussions regarding the provision of security and building management services.
The company website

Personnel and Education 人材・教育

ECC Co., Ltd. 株式会社ECC
“Founded in Osaka in 1962, ECC Co., Ltd. is one of Japan’s biggest English conversation schools. Its company name “ECC” is an acronym of “Education,” “Communication,” and “Community.”
Seeking to offer more than just linguistic instruction, the company also operates cram schools and other learning opportunities. ECC is an unlisted company.”
The company website
HITO-Communications Holdings Inc. 株式会社ヒト・コミュニケーションズ・ホールディングス
The company was originally established as a temporary staffing company as one of subsidiaries of Bic Camera Co., Ltd. In December 2005, a MBO was implemented and became independent from Bic Camera. It defines itself as a performance-oriented sales support company. Combining technology and human power, it supports sales marketing activities of client companies. The business fields are mainly divided into human sales support (sales service business, tourism business) and digital sales support (EC support business, sales support business that utilizes IT and DX). In the field of integrated resorts (IR) in Japan, it is expected to provide services in terms of recruiting and education. It has actually been involved in many IR related events in Osaka Prefecture. Also, in Nagasaki Prefecture, its name was mentioned as one of cooperating companies in the IR District Development Plan.
The company website
OUTSOURCING Inc. 株式会社アウトソーシング
“OUTSOURCING Inc. was established as Chubu Sogo in Shizuoka Prefecture in 1987. The company matches and dispatches workers, and provides business outsourcing services, in wide-ranging industries—including manufacturing, high-tech, pharmaceuticals, and U.S. army bases. Overseas sales account for a high proportion of its total sales. OUTSOURCING is listed on the Prime Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
In the field of IR, OUTSOURCING intends to provide support for securing and sourcing personnel for both Japanese and overseas businesses. “
The company website
The Gikei Group 滋慶学園グループ
“Headquartered in Osaka, the Jikei Group of Colleges operates 80 vocational schools and other educational establishments around Japan, which offer a combined total of 500 courses.
At its Hotel, Tourism & Hospitality Colleges in Tokyo, Osaka, and Fukuoka, the Group seeks to nurture human resources for the hotel, wedding, tourism, and airline industries.
It is in the process of strengthening its IR-related programs, and has established courses in IR, hotels & resorts, and IR & MICE management.”
The company website

Advertising and Marketing 広告・集客

ADK Holdings Inc. 株式会社ADKホールディングス
“ADK Holdings Inc. is a leading Japanese advertising agency. In January 1999, ASATSU-DK Inc. was formed from a merger between ASATSU Inc. and Dai-Ichi Kikaku Co., Ltd.; in January 2019, the company adopted a holding company structure, with ADK Holdings Inc. as a pure holding company.
ADK Holdings was quick to focus on both the IR and the MICE industry; in 2018, it established an IR Development Office  as part of its Entertainment & Sports Business. Specifically, the company seeks to develop and manage entertainment projects for Japanese IRs; to provide support for advertising, PR, and planning for various events when or after Japanese IRs open; to offer consulting services for overseas IR business candidates who wish to enter the Japanese market; and to help match overseas IR business candidates with Japanese local government candidates.”
The company website
DENTSU INC. 株式会社 電通 
“DENTSU INC., affectionately known as the “Gulliver of the advertising industry,” is the largest advertising agency in Japan. Its company name “DENTSU” stems from its previous incarnation as “Nihon Denpo Tsushinsha.”
DENTSU operates not only in Japan but in 145 countries and regions around the world. The company engages in wide-ranging activities in the field of IR: it provides support for local governments, it facilitates participation of Japanese and overseas businesses, it carries out advertising work, and it operates IR-related events. “
The company website
Hakuhodo DY Holdings Inc. 株式会社博報堂DYホールディングス
“Hakuhodo DY Holdings Inc. is the second-largest advertising agency in Japan. It was also ranked the 9th largest advertising agency in the world in the U.S. Ad Age magazine’s “World’s 25 Largest Agency Companies.”
In 2001, Hakuhodo Inc., Daiko Advertising Inc., and YOMIKO ADVERTISING INC. entered into a business alliance, and in October 2003 integrated their businesses through the creation of a joint holding company, Hakuhodo DY Holdings.
In the field of IR, Hakuhodo DY Holdings offers wide-ranging services, including support for local governments, support and advertising services for Japanese and overseas businesses wishing to participate in IR projects, and the operation of IR events. “
The company website
Kyodo Printing Co., Ltd. 共同印刷株式会社
“Founded in 1897, Kyodo Printing Co., Ltd. has been a major driver of the Japanese printing industry; it has expanded its operations from printing on paper to printing cloth and metals, and is known as the “largest department store of printing technologies in the East.”
The company’s strengths reside in the breadth of its technologies; it engages in wide-ranging businesses centered on its printing technologies, including printed matter such as documents, promotional items and packages, and promotional and marketing support services.
In the field of IR, Kyodo Printing intends to develop solutions for attracting and referring customers, based on the theme of “Regional currencies will change Japanese tourism! ”
The company website

Gaming Regulators By Jurisdiction 規制機関 行政管轄区別

IR & Gaming Operators – See 常設型オンライン展示会(日本語環境)

IR & Gaming Suppliers By Category サプライヤー 業種別

IR & Gaming Trade Shows and Exhibitions By Region 見本市・展示会 地域別


Asia-Pacific ex Japan