Hi Japan is now established as a global event with strong internal participation. Hi Japan 2012 featured exhibitors from 16 countries and visitors from 30 countries. In addition to five country/region pavilions from USA, Canada, China, South Korea and Taiwan, there were several international exhibitors from Germany, Italy, France, Switzerland, Spain, Finland, Norway, New Zealand, India, Chile and countries from the West Africa. When it comes to international visitors, not only Asian neighboring countries such as South Korea, China, Thailand and Malaysia but also countries form Oceania, the North America and Europe came to Hi Japan 2012 and the number of representative countries was 30 that was the highest since Hi Japan started 23 years ago.
This year three more pavilions - Finland, New Zealand and Europe – will be added to the five pavilions – USA, Canada, China, Korea and Taiwan.
What’s more, with more demands from international visitors, English speaking presentations are planned to be held at Hi Japan 2013.